Dedre Gentner

  • 13547 Citations
1975 …2021
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Research Interests

Learning and Thinking; Analogy, Similarity and Metaphor; Concepts and Conceptual Structure; Language and Cognition; Language Acquisition; Cross-linguistic Studies.

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, PhD, University of California, San Diego

… → 1974

Physics, BA, University of California, Berkeley

… → 1967

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Grants 2001 2021

Research Output 1975 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)

Cognitive Science Is and Should Be Pluralistic

Gentner, D., Oct 1 2019, In : Topics in Cognitive Science. 11, 4, p. 884-891 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Cognitive Science
science
Publications
psychology
Psychology
1 Citation (Scopus)

Explanation recruits comparison in a category-learning task

Edwards, B. J., Williams, J. J., Gentner, D. & Lombrozo, T., Apr 1 2019, In : Cognition. 185, p. 21-38 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
learning
experiment
Self Report
Category Learning

Finding the middle: Spatial language and spatial reasoning

Simms, N. K. & Gentner, D., Apr 1 2019, In : Cognitive Development. 50, p. 177-194 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Language
Learning
5 Citations (Scopus)

Metaphoric extension, relational categories, and abstraction

Gentner, D. & Asmuth, J., Nov 26 2019, In : Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. 34, 10, p. 1298-1307 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

abstraction
Language
Linguistics
Neurosciences
Cognition

The career of measurement

Cooperrider, K. & Gentner, D., Oct 1 2019, In : Cognition. 191, 103942.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dictionary
career
Intuition
intuition
Artifacts