Ellen Winner is Professor of Psychology at Boston College and Senior Research Associate at Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education. She directs the Arts and Mind Lab, which focuses on cognition in the arts in typical and gifted children as well as adults.
Invented Worlds: The Psychology of the Arts (1982)
The Point of Words: Children's Understanding of Metaphor and Irony (1988)
Gifted Children: Myths and Realities (1996)
How Art Works: A Psychological Exploration (2018).
Studio Thinking: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education (2007)
Studio Thinking 2: The Real Benefits of Visual Arts Education (2013)
Studio Thinking from the Start: The K-8 Art Educator's Handbook (2018)