Dedre Gentner

  • 13485 Citations
1975 …2021
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Research Output 1975 2019

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
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

2 Citations (Scopus)

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

abstraction
Learning
infant
learning
evidence

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

Cognition
Expertise
Animals
Higher Order
Life
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

Causal
Inference
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

Reading
experiment
performance
Gestures
learning
9 Citations (Scopus)

Analogy and Abstraction

Gentner, D. & Hoyos, C., Jul 1 2017, In : Topics in Cognitive Science. 9, 3, p. 672-693 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

abstraction
Learning
learning
Knowledge Bases
Human Development

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

Grassland

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
Cognition
Learning
18 Citations (Scopus)

Extending SME to Handle Large-Scale Cognitive Modeling

Forbus, K. D., Ferguson, R. W., Lovett, A. & Gentner, D., Jul 1 2017, In : Cognitive Science. 41, 5, p. 1152-1201 50 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychology
Engines
Visual Perception
Cognition
Merging
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Braces
Learning
Cognitive Science
Aptitude
Skyscrapers

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

10 Citations (Scopus)

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

Semantics
Recognition (Psychology)
2016
21 Citations (Scopus)

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

Language
Cognition
Learning
Psychology
25 Citations (Scopus)

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

Museums
Tall buildings
Learning
Braces
15 Citations (Scopus)

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

Hominidae
Pongidae
Concretes
ducklings
Primates

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

Gestures
Ecosystem
Language
Hand

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

learning

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

language
learning
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

Theory of Mind
Learning

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

language
learning
23 Citations (Scopus)

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

Aptitude
Learning
learning
Research
ability
31 Citations (Scopus)

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

Aptitude
infant
Learning
experiment
Research
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

Language
Jordan
Semantics
Names
Depression
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

22 Citations (Scopus)

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

knowledge
experience
science
learning
new technology

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

experiment
34 Citations (Scopus)

Language helps children succeed on a classic analogy task

Christie, S. & Gentner, D., Jan 1 2014, In : Cognitive Science. 38, 2, p. 383-397 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Language
Aptitude
Experiments
Linguistics
Research

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

language instruction
Jordan
comprehension

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

Systematic errors
Teaching
Triangle
Learning
Children

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.

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

Data storage equipment

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

social cognition
cognitive development
heat
infant
learning
2013
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

research and development
learning
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Physics
23 Citations (Scopus)

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

Learning
learning
Control Groups
Aptitude
Group

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

Computational
Cognitive Science
Computational Model
Cognitive Psychology
Psychological
15 Citations (Scopus)

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

Aptitude
Research
Task Performance and Analysis
Skeleton
Learning

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

Object Attachment
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

Earth Sciences
Learning
Mathematics
Students
Experiments

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

Spatial Behavior
Cognition
Animals
Learning
Spatial Learning
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

Evaporation

Relational labels can improve relational retrieval

Jamrozik, A. & 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. 651-656 6 p.

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

Names

Relational words have high metaphoric potential

Jamrozik, A., Sagi, E., Goldwater, M. & Gentner, D., 2013, Proceedings of the 2013 Meeting of the North American Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, First Workshop on Metaphor in NLP . p. 21-26 6 p.

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