• 4652 Citations
1973 …2019
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Research Interests

Include concepts (especially concepts of individual objects and events as they change in time), reasoning (especially reasoning about new mathematical systems), and autobiographical memory.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Stanford University

BA, Swarthmore College

Research interests

  • Autobiographical memory
  • Comprehension and memory
  • Deductive and inductive reasoning
  • Mathematical and causal thinking
  • Mathematical and computer modeling
  • Processing of natural categories
  • Survey research

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Grants 2008 2012

Research Output 1973 2019

Concepts of objects and substances in language

Rips, L. & Hespos, S. J., Aug 15 2019, In : Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 26, 4, p. 1238-1256 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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Child Development
Mass Nouns
2 Citations (Scopus)

Children's Understanding of the Natural Numbers’ Structure

Asmuth, J., Morson, E. M. & Rips, L. J., Aug 2018, In : Cognitive Science. 42, 6, p. 1945-1973 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Research Personnel
1 Citation (Scopus)

Five-month-old infants have expectations for the accumulation of nonsolid substances

Anderson, E. M., Hespos, S. J. & Rips, L., Jun 1 2018, In : Cognition. 175, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research Personnel
1 Citation (Scopus)

How similar are objects and events?

Wellwood, A., Hespos, S. J. & Rips, L., Jun 2018, In : Acta Linguistica Academica. 65, 2-3, p. 473-501 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

The object: Substance:: Event: Process analogy

Wellwood, A., Hespos, S. J. & Rips, L., Jan 1 2018, Oxford Studies in Experimental Philosophy, Volume 2. Oxford University Press, p. 183-212 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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