Dedre Gentner

  • 13758 Citations
1975 …2021

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2020

Relational labeling unlocks inert knowledge

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2019

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

1 Scopus citations

The career of measurement

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

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
2017

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

14 Scopus citations

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

19 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

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

11 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

24 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

26 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

7 Scopus citations
2015

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

28 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

7 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

24 Scopus citations

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

39 Scopus citations
2013

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

26 Scopus citations

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

15 Scopus citations

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

Spatial language facilitates spatial cognition: Evidence from children who lack language input

Gentner, D., Özyürek, A., Gürcanli, Ö. & Goldin-Meadow, S., Jun 1 2013, In : Cognition. 127, 3, p. 318-330 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations
2012

Causal Systems Categories: Differences in Novice and Expert Categorization of Causal Phenomena

Rottman, B. M., Gentner, D. & Goldwater, M. B., Jul 1 2012, In : Cognitive Science. 36, 5, p. 919-932 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Do iconic gestures pave the way for children's early verbs?

Özc¸alişkan, Ş., Gentner, D. & Goldin-Meadow, S., Dec 7 2012, In : Applied Psycholinguistics. 35, 6, p. 1143-1162 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

What difference reveals about similarity

Sagi, E., Gentner, D. & Lovett, A., Aug 1 2012, In : Cognitive Science. 36, 6, p. 1019-1050 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2011

Structure mapping and relational language support children's learning of relational categories

Gentner, D., Anggoro, F. K. & Klibanoff, R. S., Jul 1 2011, In : Child development. 82, 4, p. 1173-1188 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations

Structure-mapping in metaphor comprehension

Wolff, P. & Gentner, D., Nov 1 2011, In : Cognitive Science. 35, 8, p. 1456-1488 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

The learning of mind: How do you figure out what a mind is? Metaphors for mind

Gentner, D. & Tran, A., Dec 1 2011, In : Suomen Antropologi. 36, 4, p. 48-51 4 p.

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2010

Bootstrapping the mind: Analogical processes and symbol systems

Gentner, D., Jul 1 2010, In : Cognitive Science. 34, 5, p. 752-775 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

179 Scopus citations

Commentary: Analogical processes in human thinking and learning

Jee, B. D., Uttal, D. H., Gentner, D., Manduca, C., Shipley, T. F., Tikoff, B., Ormand, C. J. & Sageman, B., 2010, In : Journal of Geoscience Education. 58, p. 2-13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

De l’alchimie aux sciences moderns: Du bon usage de la pensée analogique

Gentner, D. & Jee, B. D., 2010, In : Sciences humaines. p. 40-43

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Mutual bootstrapping between language and analogical processing

Gentner, D. & Christie, S., 2010, In : Language and Cognition. 2, p. 261-283

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Psychology in cognitive science: 1978-2038

Gentner, D., Jul 1 2010, In : Topics in Cognitive Science. 2, 3, p. 328-344 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

The role of comparison in preschoolers' novel object categorization

Graham, S. A., Namy, L. L., Gentner, D. & Meagher, K., Nov 1 2010, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 107, 3, p. 280-290 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Where hypotheses come from: Learning new relations by structural alignment

Christie, S. & Gentner, D., Aug 13 2010, In : Journal of Cognition and Development. 11, 3, p. 356-373 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

88 Scopus citations
2009

Does language about similarity play a role in fostering similarity comparison in children?

Özçalişkan, Ş., Goldin-Meadow, S., Gentner, D. & Mylander, C., Aug 1 2009, In : Cognition. 112, 2, p. 217-228 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Effects of language and similarity on comparison processing

Gelman, S. A., Raman, L. & Gentner, D., 2009, In : Language Learning and Development. 5, p. 147-171

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Reviving inert knowledge: Analogical abstraction supports relational retrieval of past events

Gentner, D., Loewenstein, J., Thompson, L. & Forbus, K. D., Nov 1 2009, In : Cognitive Science. 33, 8, p. 1343-1382 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

69 Scopus citations

Using analogical mapping to simulate time-course phenomena in perceptual similarity

Lovett, A., Gentner, D., Forbus, K. D. & Sagi, E., Sep 1 2009, In : Cognitive Systems Research. 10, 3, p. 216-228 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2008

Developmental changes in children's understanding of the similarity between photographs and their referents

Uttal, D. H., Gentner, D., Liu, L. L. & Lewis, A. R., Jan 1 2008, In : Developmental Science. 11, 1, p. 156-170 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2007

Auditory presentation leads to better analogical retrieval than written presentation

Markman, A. B., Taylor, E. & Gentner, D., Jan 1 2007, In : Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 14, 6, p. 1101-1106 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Comparison facilitates children's learning of names for parts

Gentner, D., Loewenstein, J. & Hung, B., Oct 3 2007, In : Journal of Cognition and Development. 8, 3, p. 285-307 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

How close is too close? Alignment and perceptual similarity in children's categorization

Namy, L. L., Gentner, D. & Clepper, L. E., 2007, In : Cogniţie, Creier, Comportament / Cognition, Brain, Behavior. XI, p. 647-659

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Nonintentional analogical inference in text comprehension

Day, S. B. & Gentner, D., Jan 1 2007, In : Memory and Cognition. 35, 1, p. 39-49 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

On apples and oranges: Structural alignment in the selection of social comparison standards

Mussweiler, T. & Gentner, D., 2007, In : Journal of Cognitive Science. 8, p. 1-38

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Spatial language influences memory for spatial scenes

Feist, M. I. & Gentner, D., Mar 2007, In : Memory and Cognition. 35, 2, p. 283-296 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2006

Naming motion events in Spanish and English

Cifuentes-Férez, P. & Gentner, D., Dec 1 2006, In : Cognitive Linguistics. 17, 4, p. 443-462 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations