Yana Durmysheva

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Associate Professor
Social Sciences, Human Services and Criminal Justice

EMAIL: ydurmysheva@bmcc.cuny.edu

Office: N-669

Office Hours:

Phone: +1 (212) 220-8000;ext=5261



  • Brooklyn College, M.A. I/O Psychology: Organizational Behavior,2003
  • Graduate School and University Center, M.Phil. Experimental Psychology,2006
  • Graduate School and University Center, Ph.D. Experimental Cognition,2007

Courses Taught

Research and Projects


  • The Creative Approach Questionnaire: Operationalizing Galenson’s Finder-Seeker Typology in a non-expert sample, International Journal of Creativity and Problem Solving
  • Creativity judgments of invented alien creatures: The role of invariants and other predictors, Journal of Creative Behavior
  • Lifespan creativity in a non-Western artistic tradition: A study of Japanese ukiyo-e printmakers, International Journal of Aging and Human Development

Honors, Awards and Affiliations

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