Perception, Cognition, and Language: Essays in Honor of by Barbara Landau, John Sabini, John Jonides, Elissa L. Newport

By Barbara Landau, John Sabini, John Jonides, Elissa L. Newport

Those unique empirical learn essays within the psychology of belief, cognition, and language have been written in honor of Henry and Lila Gleitman, of the such a lot in demand psychologists of our time. The essays variety throughout fields foundational to cognitive technological know-how, together with notion, consciousness, reminiscence, and language, utilizing formal, experimental, and neuroscientific ways to problems with illustration and studying. An creation presents a historic point of view on the advance of the sphere from the Sixties onward. The participants have all been colleagues and scholars of the Gleitmans, and the gathering celebrates their impact at the box of cognitive science.Contributors : Cynthia Fisher, Susan Goldin-Meadow, Katherine Hirsh-Pasek, John Jonides, Phillip Kellman, Michael Kelly, Donald S. Lamm, Barbara Landau, Jack Nachmias, Letitia Naigles, Elissa Newport, W. Gerrod Parrott, Daniel Reisberg, Robert A. Rescorla, Paul Rozin, John Sabini, Elizabeth Shipley, Thomas F. Shipley, John C. Trueswell.

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Perception, Cognition, and Language: Essays in Honor of Henry and Lila Gleitman

Those unique empirical study essays within the psychology of belief, cognition, and language have been written in honor of Henry and Lila Gleitman, of the such a lot well-liked psychologists of our time. The essays variety throughout fields foundational to cognitive technology, together with notion, realization, reminiscence, and language, utilizing formal, experimental, and neuroscientific methods to problems with illustration and studying.

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But the result is more important for the role that it can play as a valuable analytic tool, allowing us to measure the state of associations after a wide range of treatments. We have been successfully exploiting that tool in the exploration of instrumental learning and Pavlovian conditioning for the past decade. For instance, using this tool, one can show that these originally learned associations remain intact through such manipulations as extinction produced by reward omission. So this first experiment has proven to be quite important.

8). I stand in a mix of awe and affection as I contemplate them and their swath of influence and interactions on this earth. 7. Henry Gleitman and William James. 8. Some of the many sides of Lila Gleitman. Chapter 3 Multiple Mentorship: One Example of Henry Gleitman’s Influence Robert A. Rescorla Henry Gleitman has inspired a large number of undergraduates, graduate students, and colleagues in psychology. But few have been as fortunate as I in interacting with Henry in all of these relationships.

Henry quickly elevated the teaching of psychology, particularly of introductory psychology, into a major goal. He did this largely by his own example as a superb teacher; respect for teaching rose in the department. I was converted. I soon realized that I had also gained a wonderful colleague and mentor. We even collaborated on a research project on the decay of memories: Could we slow down forgetting in goldfish if we cooled them down in the retention interval? Our results were mixed, but they led to our coauthorship of a review paper on learning and memory in fish.

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