Earl Hunt, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington. He holds a Ph.D. from Yale University, 1960. Previous appointments include Yale, UCLA, U. of Sydney (Australia). Prof. Hunt has held appointments in Psychology and adjunct appointment in Computer Science since 1966. He has had visiting appointments at the University of Texas at Austin and University of California-Santa Barbara. He has written five books and more than 200 professional articles on topics related to cognition. He is perhaps best known, in addition to various simulation studies, for his attention to individual differences in various aspects of cognition, ranging from verbal skills to the deployment of attention.