About me

I grew up in one of the suburbs surrounding Salt Lake City, Utah. My mother worked as a piecemeal seamstress; my father drove locomotive and painted military camouflage; I read a lot of books, tossed a lot of boxes out of trailers, and spent a little time building railroad (I also went to college for a little while). I did undergraduate work in philosophy and history at Westminster College of Salt Lake City; my graduate work in philosophy was carried out at Colorado State University, Washington University in St Louis, and UNC-Chapel Hill. And after I finished my Ph.D., I did postdoctoral research in the Department of Psychology at Harvard Uni…

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