Evan Heit is currently Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science, and Founding Faculty, at the University of California, Merced. Previously, Professor Heit was on the faculty in the Psychology Department of the University of Warwick, UK. He has undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and a Ph.D. from Stanford University. He also carried out post-doctoral research at the University of Michigan and Northwestern University. Professor Heit has published more than fifty papers on the psychology of reasoning, memory, and categorization. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the… Economic and Social Research Council (UK), and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (UK). He is currently on the editorial board of Memory and Cognition and the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, and is Associate Editor of the Journal of Memory and Language.