Dedre Gentner

  • 13971 Citations
1975 …2020

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Research Output

2020

Relational labeling unlocks inert knowledge

Jamrozik, A. & Gentner, D., Mar 2020, In : Cognition. 196, 104146.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Spatial alignment facilitates visual comparison

Matlen, B. J., Gentner, D. & Franconeri, S. L., May 1 2020, In : Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance. 46, 5, p. 443-457 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

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

4 Scopus citations

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

2 Scopus citations

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

2 Scopus citations

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

6 Scopus citations

The career of measurement

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2018

Analogical reasoning

Gentner, D. & Maravilla, F., 2018, International Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning. Ball, L. J. & Thompson, V. A. (eds.). Routledege, p. 186-203 18 p. (Routledge International Handbooks).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Comparison within pairs promotes analogical abstraction in three-month-olds

Anderson, E. M., Chang, Y. J., Hespos, S. J. & Gentner, D., Jul 1 2018, In : Cognition. 176, p. 74-86 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Relational Categories: Why they’re Important and How they are Learned

Gentner, D., Simms, N., Kurtz, K. J., Honke, G., Snoddy, S., Forbus, K. D., Richland, L. E., Matlen, B. J., Lyons, E. M. & Klostermann, E. C., 2018, CogSci 2018 Proceedings: changing/minds. Kalish, C., Rau, M., Zhu, J. & Rogers, T. (eds.). p. 27-28 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2017

Analogical abstraction in three-month-olds

Anderson, E. M., Chang, Y. J., Hespos, S. J. & Gentner, D., 2017, 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2017): Computational Foundations of Cognition. Gunzelmann, G., Howes, A., Tenbrink, T. & Davelaar, E. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 1544-1549 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Analogical gestures foster understanding of causal systems

Gentner, D., Cooperrider, K., Gentner, D. & Goldin-Meadow, S., 2017, 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2017): Computational Foundations of Cognition. Gunzelmann, G., Howes, A., Tenbrink, T. & Davelaar, E. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 240-245 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Analogical inferences in causal systems

Myers, M. & Gentner, D., 2017, 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2017): Computational Foundations of Cognition. Gunzelmann, G., Howes, A., Tenbrink, T. & Davelaar, E. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 835-840 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Analogical processes in children's understanding of spatial representations

Yuan, L., Uttal, D. H. & Gentner, D., Jun 1 2017, In : Developmental Psychology. 53, 6, p. 1098-1114 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Analogy and Abstraction

Gentner, D. & Hoyos, C., Jul 2017, In : Topics in Cognitive Science. 9, 3, p. 672-693 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Children’s specific comparisons from 26 to 58 months predict performance in verbal and non-verbal analogy tests in 6th grade: Catriona Silvey, Dedre Gentner, , Susan Goldin-Meadow

Silvey, C., Gentner, D., Richland, L. E. & Goldin-Meadow, S., 2017, 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2017): Computational Foundations of Cognition. Gunzelmann, G., Howes, A., Tenbrink, T. & Davelaar, E. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 1072-1077 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Evidence from machines that learn and think like people

Forbus, K. D. & Gentner, D., 2017, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 40, p. 35-36 2 p., e264.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access

Extending SME to Handle Large-Scale Cognitive Modeling

Forbus, K. D., Ferguson, R. W., Lovett, A. & Gentner, D., Jul 2017, In : Cognitive Science. 41, 5, p. 1152-1201 50 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Generating explanations via analogical comparison

Hoyos, C. & Gentner, D., Oct 1 2017, In : Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 24, 5, p. 1364-1374 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Part-whole categorization culture specific

Tilbe, T., Bohnemeyer, J., Perez Baez, G. & Gentner, D., 2017, 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2017): Computational Foundations of Cognition. Gunzelmann, G., Howes, A., Tenbrink, T. & Davelaar, E. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 3332-3337 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Relational categories are more mutable than entity categories

Asmuth, J. & Gentner, D., Oct 3 2017, In : Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 70, 10, p. 2007-2025 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2016

Language as cognitive tool kit: How language supports relational thought

Gentner, D., Nov 1 2016, In : American Psychologist. 71, 8, p. 650-657 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Rapid Learning in a Children's Museum via Analogical Comparison

Gentner, D., Levine, S. C., Ping, R., Isaia, A., Dhillon, S., Bradley, C. & Honke, G., Jan 1 2016, In : Cognitive Science. 40, 1, p. 224-240 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Sensitivity to relational similarity and object similarity in apes and children

Christie, S., Gentner, D., Call, J. & Haun, D. B. M., Feb 22 2016, In : Current Biology. 26, 4, p. 531-535 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Spatial analogies pervade complex relational reasoning: Evidence from spontaneous gestures

Cooperrider, K., Gentner, D. & Goldin-Meadow, S., Jan 1 2016, In : Cognitive research: principles and implications. 1, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Structural alignment in incidental word learning

Shao, R. & Gentner, D., 2016, 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2016): Recognizing and Representing Events. Grodner, D., Mirman, D., Papafragou, A., Trueswell, J., Novick, J., Arunachalam, S., Christie, S. & Norris, C. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 1038-1043 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

The paradox of relational development: Could language learning be (temporarily) harmful?

Hoyos, C., Shao, R. & Gentner, D., 2016, 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2016): Recognizing and Representing Events. Grodner, D., Mirman, D., Papafragou, A., Trueswell, J., Novick, J., Arunachalam, S., Christie, S. & Norris, C. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 2507-2512 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2015

Analogical comparison aids false belief understanding in preschoolers

Hoyos, C., Horton, W. S. & Gentner, D., 2015, Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Noelle, D. C., Dale, R., Warlaumont, A. S., Yoshimi, J., Matlock, T., Jennings, C. D. & Maglio, P. P. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Analogical processes in language learning

Pajak, B., Goldwater, M. B., Gentner, D., Goldberg, A. & Shao, R., 2015, 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2015): Mind, Technology, and Society. Noelle, D. C., Dale, R., Warlaumont, A. S., Yoshimi, J., Matlock, T., Jennings, C. D. & Maglio, P. P. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 27-28 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

On the acquisition of abstract knowledge: Structural alignment and explication in learning causal system categories

Goldwater, M. B. & Gentner, D., Apr 1 2015, In : Cognition. 137, p. 137-153 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Prelinguistic Relational Concepts: Investigating Analogical Processing in Infants

Ferry, A. L., Hespos, S. J. & Gentner, D., Sep 1 2015, In : Child development. 86, 5, p. 1386-1405 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Well-Hidden Regularities: Abstract Uses of in and on Retain an Aspect of Their Spatial Meaning

Jamrozik, A. & Gentner, D., Nov 1 2015, In : Cognitive Science. 39, 8, p. 1881-1911 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2014

Comparison as a Route to Insight

Gentner, D., 2014, In : Riabilitazione Neurocognitiva Quadrimestrale di Scienze del Recupero. 2, p. 105-112 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drawing on Experience: How Domain Knowledge Is Reflected in Sketches of Scientific Structures and Processes

Jee, B. D., Gentner, D., Uttal, D. H., Sageman, B. B., Forbus, K. D., Manduca, C. A., Ormand, C. J., Shipley, T. F. & Tikoff, B., Dec 14 2014, In : Research in Science Education. 44, 6, p. 859-883 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Effects of Comparison and Explanation on Analogical Transfer

Edwards, B., Williams, J., Gentner, D. & Lombrozo, T., 2014, Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Bello, P., Guarini, M., McShane, M. & Scassellati, B. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 445-450 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Language helps children succeed on a classic analogy task

Christie, S. & Gentner, D., Mar 2014, In : Cognitive Science. 38, 2, p. 383-397 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Making sense of the abstract uses of the prepositions in and on

Jamrozik, A. & Gentner, D., 2014, Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Bello, P., Guarini, M., McShane, M. & Scassellati, B. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 2411-2416 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mechanisms of spatial learning: Teaching children geometric categories

Smith, L., Ping, R. M., Matlen, B. J., Goldwater, M. B., Gentner, D. & Levine, S., Jan 1 2014, Spatial Cognition IX - International Conference, Spatial Cognition 2014, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, p. 325-337 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8684 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Modeling Learning via Progressive Alignment using Interim Generalizations

Kandaswamy, S., Forbus, K. & Gentner, D., 2014, Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Bello, P., Guarini, M., McShane, M. & Scassellati, B. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 2471-2476 6 p.

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The Role of Comparison in Social Cognition

Hoyos, C., Gentner, D., Bach, T., Meltzoff, A., Christie, S., San Juan, V., Ganea, P. & Horton, W., 2014, Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Bello, P., Giarini, M., McShane, M. & Scassellati, B. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 1473-1478 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2013

Analogical Learning and Reasoning

Gentner, D. & Smith, L. A., 2013, The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Psychology. Reisberg, D. (ed.). Oxford University Press, (Oxford Library of Psychology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations

Causal reasoning about quantities

Forbus, K. D. & Gentner, D., Sep 17 2013, Readings in Qualitative Reasoning About Physical Systems. Elsevier Inc, p. 666-677 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

Comparison promotes learning and transfer of relational categories

Kurtz, K. J., Boukrina, O. & Gentner, D., Jul 1 2013, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition. 39, 4, p. 1303-1310 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Computational and Cognitive Aspects of Narrative

Finlayson, M., Fisseni, B., Gentner, D., Gerring, R., Loewe, B., Loewenstein, J., Mani, I., Meister, J. C. & Young, R. M., 2013, Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Knauff, M., Pauen, M., Sebanz, N. & Wachsmuth, I. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 81-82 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Detecting anomalous features in complex stimuli: The role of structured comparison

Kurtz, K. J. & Gentner, D., Sep 1 2013, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied. 19, 3, p. 219-232 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Encoding time and allocation of attention in analogical development

Simms, N. & Gentner, D., 2013, Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Knauff, M., Pauen, M., Sebanz, N. & Wachsmuth, I. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 1318-1323 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Finding faults: Analogical comparison supports spatial concept learning in geoscience

Jee, B. D., Uttal, D. H., Gentner, D., Manduca, C., Shipley, T. F. & Sageman, B. B., May 1 2013, In : Cognitive Processing. 14, 2, p. 175-187 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Introduction to the special issue on spatial learning and reasoning processes

Shipley, T. F. & Gentner, D., May 1 2013, In : Cognitive Processing. 14, 2, p. 103-104 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Multiple models of evaporation processes

Collins, A. & Gentner, D., Sep 17 2013, Readings in Qualitative Reasoning About Physical Systems. Elsevier Inc, p. 508-512 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations