Brooke Lea specializes in human cognition, with an emphasis on higher mental
processes. His research interests include theories of discourse comprehension, models of
human logical competence, the interaction between culture and cognition, and
comprehension processes involved in reading poetry. He serves on the editorial board of
Lea has been teaching at Macalester since 1998.
EDUCATION: B.A., Haverford College, 1983; M.A., New York University, 1989; Ph.D., New
York University, 1993.
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