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Steven Sloman is a Professor in the Department of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences at Brown University. He is a computationally-oriented experimental cognitive scientist whose work concerns higher-order aspects of cognition, including causal reasoning, decision making, judgment, and categorization. He received his B.Sc. from the University of Toronto in 1986 and his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1990. Along with multiple research papers, he has published two books, most recently Causal Models: How We Think About the World and Its Alternatives, published by Oxford University Press in 2005. He has served several journals in an editorial capacity and is currently Editor-in-Chief of Cognition: The International Journal of Cognitive Science.