Research Area: Cognitive Neuroscience of Designing


The cognitive neuroscience of designing is a nascent research area that uses fMRI techniques to study the brains of designers and connect their brain structures and brain behaviors to their designing behaviors. We will be looking at cognitive behavior that is uniquely indicated for designers and aim to determine whether there are correspondingly unique differences in brain structure and behavior.



It is too early for us to have produced any results or publications. Come back later after we have some results


The people who are working on this include:

  • Layne Kalbfleisch
  • Jeff Kan