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About Brooke Lea

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 Psychological Bulletin.
EDUCATION: B.A., Haverford College; M.A., PhD, New York University.
Lea has been teaching at Macalester since 1998.


Present Professor, Psychology, Macalester College


Research Interests


  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Psychology of Language

Contact Information

Macalester College
Olin/Rice 329
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
(651) 696-6196


Journal Articles (8)

Books (2)

Contributions to Books (2)