Tim van Gelder



Tim van GelderDr Tim van Gelder is CEO of Austhink Software, and Director of Austhink Consulting. Tim's research at the University of Melbourne proved that practice in argument mapping dramatically improves critical thinking skills and results.

Tim is a cognitive scientist with a background in philosophy, and a specialist in reasoning skills and argument mapping. He has over 60 publications in cognitive science, including Mind as Motion: Explorations in the Dynamics of Cognition (MIT 1995). He is also Associate Professor (Principal Fellow) in the Department of Philosophy, University of Melbourne. and a Research Fellow at Trinity College, University of Melbourne. Tim was winner of the 2001 Eureka Prize for Critical Thinking.