Andrea Kuszewski is a Cognitive Scientist, Consultant, Behavior Therapist, and Science Writer based in San Francisco. Her studies focuses on the areas of Creativity, Intelligence, Exceptional Ability, X-Altruism, Sociopathy, Emotion Regulation, and Motivation.
Early Life and Education
Andrea is originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She has studied different subjects at multiple higher education institutions. Andrea studied Biomedical Art at Cleveland Art, Psychology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Psychology (Experimental) at Case Western Reserve University, and Psychology at Harvard University.
Andrea has worked as a Behavior Therapist and Consultant for children on the autism spectrum and specializes in treating those with Asperger's Syndrome things such as social skills and communication.
Andrea has worked as a researcher with METODO Social Sciences Institute, the US branch of METODO Transdisciplinary Research Group on Social Sciences, based in Bogotá, Colombia, investigating the neuro-cognitive factors behind human behavior- this includes topics such as creativity, intelligence, illegal behavior, and disorders on the divergent-convergent thinking spectrum of schizophrenia and autism. She has published papers on the neuroscience of creativity, intelligence, and the analysis of illegal behavior and the creative rule-breaking process.
Andrea is an Affiliate Scholar at IEET, and on the Neuroscience, Futurists, and Media & Arts Boards for The Lifeboat Foundation. She considers herself a science and science communication activist.