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John R. Beer

John R. Beer, American poet, educator. Fellow National Mellon, Woodrow Wilson Foundation, 1991.

Background

  • Beer, John R. was born on August 28, 1969 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Roger J. and Patricia Foster Beer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Philosophy, Princeton University, 1991. Master of Fine Arts in Poetry, University Iowa, 1996.

    Career

    • Literature assistant Robert Lax, Patmos, Greece, 1996—1998. Professor Robert Morris College, Chicago, since 1998.

    Works

    • The Eureka Factor: Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain
    • In a book perfect for readers of Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit, David Eagleman’s Incognito, and Leonard Mlodinow’s Subliminal, the cognitive neuroscientists who discovered how the brain has aha moments—sudden creative insights—explain how they happen, when we need them, and how we can have more of them to enrich our lives and empower personal and professional success.
    • The Eureka Factor: Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain
    • In a book perfect for readers of Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit, David Eagleman’s Incognito, and Leonard Mlodinow’s Subliminal, the cognitive neuroscientists who discovered how the brain has aha moments—sudden creative insights—explain how they happen, when we need them, and how we can have more of them to enrich our lives and empower personal and professional success.
    • The Eureka Factor: Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain
    • In a book perfect for readers of Charles Duhigg’s The Power of Habit, David Eagleman’s Incognito, and Leonard Mlodinow’s Subliminal, the cognitive neuroscientists who discovered how the brain has aha moments—sudden creative insights—explain how they happen, when we need them, and how we can have more of them to enrich our lives and empower personal and professional success.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Connections

    • Married Paula Virginia Diaz, August 29, 1998.
    • father: Roger J.
    • mother: Patricia Foster Beer
    • spouse: Paula Virginia Diaz
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    Born August 28, 1969
    (age 47)
    Nationality
    • 1991
      Princeton University
    • 1996
      University Iowa
    • 1996 - 1998
      Literature assistant, Robert Lax
      Pátmos, Dhodhekanisos, Greece
    • 1998
      professor, Robert Morris College
      Chicago, Illinois, United States

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