Daniel Deihle is a Ph.D. student in the Cognitive Studies in Education program at Teachers College, Columbia University and a former teacher. He holds an M.A./Ed.M. in Psychological Counseling: Mental Health and an M.S. in Neuroscience and Education, both from Columbia University. His research interests include mental imagery, creative mental synthesis, design thinking, CAD, sketching and using computer generated simulations to enhance learning and innovation.