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Karenleigh A. Overmann

DPhil Candidate
Karenleigh Overmann

Karenleigh A. Overmann is a Clarendon scholar at the University of Oxford, where she is working toward a DPhil in Archaeology. She is also a lecturer for the Center for Cognitive Archaeology at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. She has an MA in psychology and a BA in anthropology, philosophy, and English from the University of Colorado. Her work has appeared in Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Cambridge Archaeological Journal, Current Anthropology, Journal of Anthropological Sciences, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science, Behavioral Sciences and the Law, and Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal; she also has an article that will appear in Rock Art Research in 2014. Her research interests include cognitive and language evolution, embodied cognition, numerosity and the origin of number concepts, cultural astronomy and timekeeping, and metaphor.