Dedre Gentner

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1975 …2021
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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).

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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).

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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.

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Physics
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.

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Evaporation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Structure-Mapping: A Theoretical Framework for Analogy

Gentner, D., Oct 2 2013, Readings in Cognitive Science: A Perspective from Psychology and Artificial Intelligence. Elsevier Inc., p. 303-310 8 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)

The verb mutability effect: Studies of the combinatorial semantics of nouns and verbs

Gentner, D. & France, I. M., Jan 1 2013, Lexical Ambiguity Resolution: Perspective from Psycholinguistics, Neuropsychology and Artificial Intelligence. Elsevier Science, p. 343-382 40 p.

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semantics
Verbs
Mutability
Nouns
mismatch
2012
75 Citations (Scopus)

Analogical Reasoning

Gentner, D. & Smith, L., Jan 1 2012, Encyclopedia of Human Behavior: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 130-136 7 p.

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Intuition
Research

Language and cognition in development

Christie, S. & Gentner, D., 2012, The Cambridge Handbook of Psycholinguistics. Spivey, M., McRae, M. & Joanisse, M. (eds.). Cambridge Univesity Press, p. 653-673 21 p. (Cambridge Handbooks in Psychology).

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2011
4 Citations (Scopus)

Multiple influences on the use of english spatial prepositions: The case of "in" and "on"

Feist, M. I. & Gentner, D., Dec 1 2011, Cross-Disciplinary Advances in Applied Natural Language Processing: Issues and Approaches. IGI Global, p. 305-323 19 p.

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Semantics
Experiments
2010

Analogical processes in human thinking and learning

Gentner, D. & Colhoun, J., 2010, Towards a Theory of Thinking: Building Blocks for a Conceptual Framework. Glatzeder, B. M., Goel, V. & von Müller, A. (eds.). Berlin: Springer-Verlag, p. 35-48

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Why Verbs Are Hard to Learn

Gentner, D., Apr 1 2010, Action Meets Word: How Children Learn Verbs. Oxford University Press

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Semantics
2009

Early acquisition of nouns and verbs: Evidence from Navajo

Gentner, D. & Boroditsky, L., 2009, Routes to Language: Studies in honor of Melissa Bowerman. Mueller Gathercole, V. C. (ed.). New York: Psychology Press, p. 5-36

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Why some spatial semantic categories are harder to learn than others: The Typological Prevalence hypothesis

Gentner, D. & Bowerman, M., 2009, Crosslinguistic approaches to the psychology of language: Research in the tradition of Dan Isaac Slobin. Guo, J., Lieven, E., Budwig, N., Ervin-Tripp, S., Nakamura, K. & Özçaliskan, Ş. (eds.). New York: Psychology Press, p. 465-480

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2008
39 Citations (Scopus)

Analogy

Gentner, D., Feb 26 2008, A Companion to Cognitive Science. Wiley Blackwell, p. 107-113 7 p.

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Metaphor as structure-mapping

Gentner, D. & Bowdle, B., 2008, The Cambridge Handbook of Metaphor and Thought. Gibbs, Jr., R. W. (ed.). New York: Cambridge University Press, p. 109-128

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39 Citations (Scopus)

Why some spatial semantic categories are harder to learn than others: The typological prevalence hypothesis

Gentner, D. & Bowerman, M., Dec 21 2008, Crosslinguistic Approaches to the Psychology of Language: Research in the Tradition of Dan Isaac Slobin. Psychology Press Taylor & Francis Group, p. 465-480 16 p.

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Semantics
2006

Why verbs are hard to learn

Gentner, D., 2006, Action Meets Word: How Children Learn Verbs. Hirsh-Pasek, K. & Golinkoff, R. M. (eds.). New York: Oxford University Press, p. 544-564

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2005

Nonintentional similarity processing

Markman, A. B. & Gentner, D., 2005, The New Unconscious. Hassin, R. R., Uleman, J. S. & Bargh, J. A. (eds.). New York: Oxford University Press, p. 107-137

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Relational categories

Gentner, D. & Kurtz, K. J., 2005, Categorization Inside and Outside the Laboratory: Essays in Honor of Douglas L. Medin. Ahn, W., Goldstone, R. L., Love, B. C., Markman, A. B. & Wolff, P. (eds.). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association

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67 Citations (Scopus)

The development of relational category knowledge

Gentner, D., Jan 1 2005, Building Object Categories in Developmental Time. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, p. 245-275 31 p.

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2004

The role of comparison in children's early word learning

Gentner, D. & Namy, L. L., 2004, Weaving a Lexicon. Hall, D. G. & Waxman, S. R. (eds.). Cambridge: MIT Press, p. 533-568

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2003

Whither Whorf

Gentner, D. & Goldin-Meadow, S., 2003, Language in mind: Advances in the study of language and cognition. Gentner, D. & Goldin-Meadow, S. (eds.). Cambridge: MIT Press, p. 3-14

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Why we’re so smart

Gentner, D., 2003, Language in mind: Advances in the study of language and thought. Gentner, D. & Goldin-Meadow, S. (eds.). Cambridge: MIT Press, p. 195-235

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2002

Analogy in scientific discovery: The case of Johannes Kepler

Gentner, D., 2002, Model-based reasoning: Science, technology, values. Magnani, L. & Nersessian, N. J. (eds.). New York: Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers, p. 21-39

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Relational language and relational thought

Gentner, D. & Loewenstein, J., 2002, Language, Literacy, and Cognitive Development: The Development and Consequences of Symbolic Communication. Amsel, E. & Byrnes, J. P. (eds.). Mahwah, New Jersey: Erlbaum

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2001

Individuation, relativity and early word learning

Gentner, D. & Boroditsky, L., 2001, Language acquisition and conceptual development. Bowerman, M. & Levinson, S. C. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 215-256

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Metaphor is like analogy

Gentner, D., Bowdle, B., Wolff, P. & Boronat, C., 2001, The analogical mind: Perspectives from cognitive science. Gentner, D., Holyoak, K. J. & Kokinov, B. N. (eds.). Cambridge: MIT Press, p. 199-253

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Spatial metaphors in temporal reasoning

Gentner, D., 2001, Spatial Schemas and Abstract Thought. Gattis, M. (ed.). Cambridge: MIT Press, p. 203-222

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2000

Metaphor and knowledge change

Gentner, D. & Wolff, P., 2000, Cognitive dynamics: Conceptual and representational change in humans and machines. Dietrich, E. & Markman, A. B. (eds.). Mahwah, New Jersey: Erlbaum

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1999

Reasoning: Handbook of Perception and Cognition

Kurtz, K. J., Gentner, D. & Gunn, V., 1999, Cognitive Science: Handbook of Perception and Cognition. Martin, B. & Rumelhart, D. E. (eds.). San Diego: Academic Press, p. 145-200

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1998

Analogy

Gentner, D., 1998, A Companion to Cognitive Science. Bechtel, W. & Graham, G. (eds.). Oxford: Blackwell, p. 107-113

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The effect of language on similarity: The use of relational labels improves young children’s performance in a mapping task

Ratterman, M. J. & Gentner, D., 1998, Advances in analogy research: Integration of theory & data from the cognitive, computational, and neural sciences. Holyoak, K., Gentner, D. & Kokinov, B. (eds.). Sophia: New Bulgarian University, p. 274-282

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1997

Analogy and creativity in the works of Johannes Kepler

Gentner, D., Brem, S., Ferguson, R., Wolff, P., Markman, A. B. & Forbus, K. D., 1997, Creative thought: An investigation of conceptual structures and processes. Ward, T. B., Smith, S. M. & Vaid, J. (eds.). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association

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Mental models of population growth: A preliminary investigation

Gentner, D. & Whitley, E. E., 1997, Environment, ethics, and behavior: The psychology of environmental valuation and degradation. Bazerman, M. H., Messick, D. M., Tenbrunsel, A. E. & Wade-Benzoni, K. A. (eds.). San Francisco: New Lexington Press, p. 209-233

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1995

Similarity is like analogy: Structural alignment in comparison

Gentner, D. & Markman, A. B., 1995, Similarity in language, thought and perception. Cacciari, C. (ed.). Brussels: Brepols

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1993

Analogy - Watershed or Waterloo? Structural Alignment and the Development of Connectionist Models of Cognition

Gentner, D. & Markman, A. B., 1993, Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 5. Hanson, S. J., Cowan, J. D. & Giles, C. L. (eds.). San Francisco: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, p. 855-862

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The shift from metaphor to analogy in western science

Gentner, D. & Jeziorski, M., 1993, Metaphor and Thought. Ortony, A. (ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 447-480

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1991

Language and the career of similarity

Gentner, D. & Ratterman, M. J., 1991, Perspectives on thought and language: Interrelations in development. Gelman, S. A. & Byrnes, J. P. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 225-277

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34 Citations (Scopus)

On the combinatorial semantics of noun pairs: Minor and major adjustments to meaning: Advances in Psychology 77

Wisniewski, E. J. & Gentner, D., 1991, Understanding word and sentence: Advances in Psychology 77. Simpson, G. B. (ed.). Amsterdam: North-Holland, p. 241-284

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1989

Historical shifts in the use of analogy in science

Gentner, D. & Jeziorski, M., 1989, Psychology of science: contributions to metascience. Gholson, B., Shadish, Jr., W. R., Neimeyer, R. A. & Houts, A. C. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge Univeristy Press, p. 296-325

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The mechanisms of analogical learning

Gentner, D., 1989, Similarity and analogical reasoning. Vosniadou, S. & Ortony, A. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 199-241

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1988

Analogical inference and analogical access: Research Notes in Artificial Intelligence

Gentner, D., 1988, Analogica: Research Notes in Artificial Intelligence. Prieditis, A. (ed.). Los Altos, California: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, p. 63-88

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The verb mutability effect: Studies of the combinatorial semantics of nouns and verbs

Gentner, D. & France, I. M., 1988, Lexical ambiguity resolution: Perspectives from psycholinguistics, neuropsychology, and artificial intelligence. Small, S. L., Cottrell, G. W. & Tanenhaus, M. K. (eds.). San Mateo, California: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, p. 343-382

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Viewing metaphor as analogy

Gentner, D., Falkenhainer, B. & Skorstad, J., 1988, Analogical reasoning: Perspectives of artificial intelligence, cognitive science and philosophy. Helman, D. H. (ed.). Dordecht: Kluwer, p. 171-177

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1986

Learning physical domains: Toward a theoretical framework: Volume II

Forbus, K. D. & Gentner, D., 1986, Machine learning: An artificial intelligence approach: Volume II. Michalski, R. S., Carbonell, J. G. & Mitchell, T. M. (eds.). Los Altos, California: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, p. 311-348

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1983

Flowing waters or teeming crowds: Mental models of electricity

Gentner, D., 1983, Mental Models. Gentner, D. & Stevens, A. L. (eds.). Hillsdale, New Jersey: Erlbaum, p. 99-129

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1982

Are scientific analogies metaphors?

Gentner, D., 1982, Metaphor: Problems and Perspectives. Miall, D. S. (ed.). Harvester Press, p. 106-132

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1980

A framework for a cognitive theory of writing

Collins, A. & Gentner, D., 1980, Cognitive Processes in Writing. Gregg, L. W. & Steinberg, E. R. (eds.). Hillsdale, New Jersey: Erlbaum, p. 51-72

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