Richard Hass

Assistant Professor of Psychology



Downs Hall 24B
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

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Richard Hass

Assistant Professor of Psychology


PhD, Cognitive Psychology, Temple University (2008)


  • Hass, R. W., Katz-Buonincontro, J., & Reiter-Palmon, R. (in press). Disentangling creative mindsets from self-efficacy and creative identity. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts.
  • Angelone, B. L., Hass, R. W., & Cohen, M. (2016). Skill transfer in visual artists. Psychology of Aesthetics Creativity & The Arts. Online First: February 29, 2016.
  • Hass, R. W. & Weisberg, R. W. (2015). The 10-year rule revisited: Convergent validity of creative quality measures of musical creativity. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 9, 471-479.

Focus Areas

Cognition, Creativity, Teamwork, Educational Psychology

Research Interests

Dr. Hass is on the editorial board of Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and The Arts and has published over 20 peer reviewed journal articles on performance assessment, creative thinking, mindset, self-efficacy, and self-perceptions of ability. He also works with the Jefferson Center for Interprofessional Practice (JCIPE) as resident psychometrician and maintains many collaborations with colleagues across the United States and Europe. His primary research interests are in cognitive and mathematical models of creative thinking and psychometric validation of performance assessments.