Biosketch

A noted educator and researcher in neuroscience, Dr. Bill Klemm is a Distinguished Alumnus of Auburn University and a Distinguished Member of Sigma Xi, He has served on the official Editorial Boards of twelve scholarly journals, and editors of 45 research journals have asked him to peer review approximately 1,000 manuscripts. He has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who.

He has authored over 250 peer-reviewed papers on a wide spectrum of topics ranging from molecular models of membrane function to human cognition. He has written 55 book chapters and has authored 21 books. His most recent books are Better Grades, Less Effort, 2011 (Benecton); Atoms of Mind, 2011 (Springer); Memory Power 101, 2012 (Skyhorse); Mental Biology, 2014 (Prometheus); Making a Scientific Case for Conscious Agency and Free Will, 2016 (Academic Press); and Triune Brain, Triune Mind, Triune Worldview, 2019 (Brighton).

He is widely known for his expertise in science education, and his contributions to science education include the development of numerous graduate and undergraduate courses in three departments at two universities.  At Texas A&M, he has served on the Graduate Education Committees of three colleges (Agriculture, Science, and Veterinary Medicine). He pioneered in the development of Internet-based collaborative learning environments, co-creating a software program called FORUM that was the forerunner of Internet “wikis.” He has authored much of the science curriculum material for middle schools at the web site, peer.tamu.edu.

Each month, he writes a newspaper column for baby boomers about aging well, based on studies in the medical and neuroscience literature. He maintains a science blog site, “Improve Your Learning and Memory.”  He also writes a blog for Psychology Today, whose editors have tagged many of his posts as “essential reads.” His blog posts have drawn over three million reader views. In recent years, he has been listed in successive editions of Marquis “Who’s Who in America,” “Who’s Who in the World,” and received the Marquis’ Lifetime Achievement Award.