Denise Cummins

About Denise

Dr. Denise D. Cummins is research psychologist, an author and a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science. Her most recent book is “Good Thinking: Seven Powerful Ideas That Influence the Way We Think.” In her Psychology Today blog and PBS NewsHour articles, Cummins describes what she and other cognitive scientists are discovering about the way people think, solve problems and make decisions.

Denise's Recent Stories

Economy Aug 29

Column: What’s making students ‘less resilient’?

The most frequently cited culprits implicated in declining student resilience are "helicopter parenting" and an overly regimented K-12 education system. Yet feedback from parents and students tell a very different story — one in which the economy plays a starring…

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