Dedre Gentner

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1975 …2021
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2018

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Causal
Inference

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.

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Grassland

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.

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2016

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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language
learning
2014

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.

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experiment

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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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social cognition
cognitive development
heat
infant
learning
2013

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.

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Computational
Cognitive Science
Computational Model
Cognitive Psychology
Psychological

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.

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Object Attachment

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.

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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.

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2012

New Frontiers in Computational Models of Grammatical Development

Goldwater, M., Friedman, S., Gentner, D., Forbus, K., Fisher, C., Connor, M., Roth, D., Chang, F. & Dell, G., 2012, Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Cognitive Science Society, p. 40-41 2 p.

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Grammatical Development
Computational Model
Connectionist
Native Language
Innate Knowledge

The role of comparison in structure learning: Developmental, learning science, and computational perspectives

Christie, S., Gentner, D., Imai, M., Haryu, E., Okada, H., Son, J. Y., Stigler, J., Doumas, L., Morrison, R. G. & Richland, L. E., 2012, Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Miyake, N., Peebles, D. & Cooper, R. P. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 34-35 2 p.

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science
learning
cognition
mathematics
ability
3 Citations (Scopus)

Using spatial analogy to facilitate graph learning

Smith, L. A. & Gentner, D., Nov 6 2012, Spatial Cognition VIII - International Conference, Spatial Cognition 2012, Proceedings. p. 196-209 14 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 7463 LNAI).

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Analogy
Students
Alignment
Graph in graph theory
Spatial Reasoning
2011

Modeling structural priming in sentence production via analogical processes

Taylor, J. LM., Friedman, S. E., Lovett, A., Forbus, K. D. & Gentner, D., 2011, CogSci 2011.

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Prepositions in and on retain aspects of spatial meaning in abstract contexts

Jamrozik, A. & Gentner, D., 2011, Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society . Carlson, L., Holscher, C. & Shipley, T. F. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 1589-1594 6 p.

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love
locus of control
time
2010

Structural Constraints and Real-World Plausibility in Analogical Inference

Smith, L. & Gentner, D., 2010, Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Catrambone, R. & Ohlsson, S. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 712-717 6 p.

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50 Citations (Scopus)

The use of qualitative principles to promote understanding of systems

Smith, L. A. & Gentner, D., 2010, Proceedings of the 24th International Workshop on Qualitative Reasoning. de Kleer, J. & Forbus, K. (eds.). p. 72-76 5 p.

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2009

Analogy and moral decision making

Dehghani, M., Gentner, D., Forbus, K. D., Ekhtiari, H. & Sachdeva, S., 2009, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Analogy. Kokinov, B., Holyoak, K. & Gentner, D. (eds.). NBU Press, p. 1-10 10 p.

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decision making
narrative
experiment
Group

Drawing on Experience: Use of sketching to evaluate knowledge of spatial scientific concepts

Jee, B., Gentner, D., Forbus, K., Sageman, B. & Uttal, D. H., 2009, Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society 2009 (CogSci 2009). Taatgen, N. & van Rijn, H. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 2499-2504 6 p.

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Explanation and structure-mapping in theory-based categorization.

Jameson, J. & Gentner, D., 2009, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Analogy. Kokinov, B., Holyoak, K. & Gentner, D. (eds.). NBU Press, p. 222-228 7 p.

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Experiment

Inference processes in causal analogies

Colhoun, J. & Gentner, D., 2009, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Analogy. Kokinov, B., Holyoak, K. & Gentner, D. (eds.). NBU Press, p. 82-96 15 p.

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Inference
Simulation
Small and medium-sized enterprises
Causal model
Outsourcing

Modeling perceptual similarity as analogy resolves the paradox of difference detection

Lovett, A., Sagi, E., Gentner, D. & Forbus, K., 2009, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Analogy. Kokinov, B., Holyoak, K. & Gentner, D. (eds.). NBU Press, p. 320-329 10 p.

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Relational language and inhibitory control in the development of analogical ability

Simms, N. & Gentner, D., 2009, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Analogy. Kokinov, B., Holyoak, K. & Gentner, D. (eds.). NBU Press, p. 414-422 9 p.

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ability
language
experiment
performance

Relational language helps children reason analogically

Gentner, D., Simms, N. & Flusberg, S., 2009, Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Cognitive Science Society, p. 1054-1059 6 p.

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The role of cultural narratives in moral decision-making

Dehghani, M., Sachdeva, S., Ekhtiari, H., Gentner, D. & Forbus, K., 2009, The role of cultural narratives in moral decision-making.

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Using structural alignment to facilitate learning of spatial concepts in an informal setting

Gentner, D., Levine, S. C., Dhillon, S. & Poltermann, A., 2009, Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Analogy. Kokinov, B., Holyoak, K. & Gentner, D. (eds.). NBU Press, p. 175-182 8 p.

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learning
learning situation
museum
evidence
experience
2008

Can relationality be distinguished from abstractness in noun mutability?

Gentner, D. & Asmuth, J., 2008, Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Sloutsky, V., Love, B. & McRae, K. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 863-868 6 p.

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Research

Causal Status and Explanatory Goodness in Categorization

Jameson, J. & Gentner, D., 2008, Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Sloutsky, V., Love, B. & McRae, K. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 291-296 6 p.

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Domain knowledge
Inference

Learning abstract principles through principle-case comparison

Colhoun, J. & Gentner, D., 2008, Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Sloutsky, V., Love, B. & McRae, K. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 1659-1664 6 p.

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goal of education
learning

Spatial Language and Landmark Use: Can 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds find the Middle?

Simms, N. & Gentner, D., 2008, Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Sloutsky, V., Love, B. & McRae, K. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 191-196 6 p.

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language
ability
performance
evidence
2007

Conceptual Centrality and the Role of Comparison

Jameson, J. & Gentner, D., 2007, Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. McNamara, D. & Trafton, G. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society

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Hidden Structure: Indirect Measurement of Relational Representation

Day, S. B. & Gentner, D., 2007, Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. McNamara, D. & Trafton, G. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 64-70 7 p.

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cognitive ability
learning
knowledge

Learning new relations via structural alignment

Gentner, D. & Christie, S., 2007, Proceedings of the European Cognitive Science Conference 2007. Vosniadou, S., Kayser, D. & Protopapas, A. (eds.). p. 401-406 6 p.

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2006

Does “Different” Imply a Difference? A Comparison of Two Tasks

Sagi, E. & Gentner, D., 2006, Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Sun, R. & Miyake, N. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 261-266 6 p.

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stimulus
experiment
methodology
evidence

Simulating Time-Course Phenomena in Perceptual Similarity via Incremental Encoding

Lovett, A., Gentner, D. & Forbus, K., 2006, Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Sun, R. & Miyake, N. (eds.). p. 1723-1728 6 p.

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The Verb Mutability Effecte: Noun and Verb Semantics in English and Japanese

fausey, C., Yoshida, H., Asmuth, J. & Gentner, D., 2006, Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Sun, R. & Miyake, N. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 214-219 6 p.

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Verb Semantics
Verbs
Mutability
Nouns
Paraphrase

Using Numbers to Structure Space

Gentner, D. & Christie, S., 2006, Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Sun, R. & Miyake, N. (eds.). p. 267-272 6 p.

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language
preschool child
animal
ability
performance
2005

Context Sensitivity of Relational Nouns

Asmuth, J. & Gentner, D., 2005, Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Bara, B., Barsalou, L. & Bucciarelli, M. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 163-168 6 p.

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How to Go from Nest to Home: Children’s Learning of Relational Categories

Anggoro, F., Gentner, D. & Klibanoff, R., 2005, Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Bara, B., Barsalou, L. & Bucciarelli, M. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 133-138 6 p.

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Learning
Gift Giving
Research
1987
4 Citations (Scopus)

Metaphor: The good, the bad and the ugly

Gentner, D., Falkenhainer, B. & Skorstad, J., Jan 7 1987, Proceedings of the 1987 Workshop on Theoretical Issues in Natural Language Processing, TINLAP 1987. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 176-180 5 p.

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1986
7 Citations (Scopus)

USE OF STRUCTURE MAPPING THEORY FOR COMPLEX SYSTEMS.

Gentner, D. & Schumacher, R. M., Dec 1 1986, Unknown Host Publication Title. IEEE, p. 252-258 7 p.

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Large scale systems