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Books and Papers

An incomplete list of books and papers associated with the department. The Carnegie Symposia on Cognition also provide a good overview of the CMU approach to psychology.

Thurstone, 1935. The Vectors of the Mind: Multiple Factor Analysis for the Isolation of Primary Traits.

Klahr, D. (1969). Monte Carlo investigation of the statistical significance of Kruskal's nonmetric scaling procedure. Psychometrika, 34(3).

Klahr, D., & Wallace, J. G. (1970). An information processing analysis of some Piagetian experimental tasks. Cognitive Psychology, 1, 358-387.

Newell, A., & Simon, H. A. (1972). Human problem solving (Vol. 104, No. 9). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Chase, W. G., & Simon, H. A. (1973). Perception in chess. Cognitive Psychology, 4(1), 55-81.

Kotovsky, K., & Simon, H. A. (1973). Empirical tests of a theory of human acquisition of concepts for sequential patterns. Cognitive Psychology, 4(3), 399-424.

Newell, A. (1973). You can't play 20 questions with nature and win: Projective comments on the papers of this symposium.

Gregg, L. W., & Steinberg, E. R. (1980). Cognitive processes in writing. Lawrence Erlbaum.

Anderson, J. R. (1983). The Architecture of Cognition. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Cohen, S., & Wills, T. A. (1985). Stress, social support, and the buffering hypothesis. Psychological Bulletin, 98(2), 310.

Scheier, M. F. and Carver, C. S. (1985). Optimism, Coping and Health: Assessment and Implications of Generalized Outcome Expectancies. Health Psychology, 4(3) 219-247

McClelland, J. L., Rumelhart, D. E., & the PDP Research Group. (1986). Parallel distributed processing: Explorations in the microstructure of cognition. Volume 2: Psychological and Biological models.

Lederman, S. J., & Klatzky, R. L. (1987). Hand movements: A window into haptic object recognition. Cognitive Psychology, 19(3), 342-368.

MacWhinney, B. (1991). The CHILDES Project: Tools for Analyzing Talk. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Cohen, S., Tyrrell, D.A.J., & Smith, A.P. (1991). Psychological stress and susceptibility to the common cold. New England Journal of Medicine, 325, 606-612.

Just, M. A., & Carpenter, P. A. (1992). A capacity theory of comprehension: individual differences in working memory. Psychological Review, 99(1), 122-149.

Anderson, J. R., Corbett, A. T., Koedinger, K. R., & Pelletier, R. (1995). Cognitive tutors: Lessons learned. The Journal of the Learning Sciences, 4(2), 167-207.

Plaut, D. C., McClelland, J. L., Seidenberg, M. S., & Patterson, K. (1996). Understanding normal and impaired word reading: Computational principles in quasi-regular domains. Psychological Review, 103(1), 56-115.

Siegler, R. S. (1996). Emerging minds: The process of change in children's thinking. Oxford University Press.

Gauthier, I., Behrmann, M., & Tarr, M. (1999). Can face recognition really be dissociated from object recognition? Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 11(4), 349-370.

Lovett, M. C. & Schunn, C. D. (1999). Task representations, strategy variability, and base-rate neglect. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 128, 107-130.

Mitchell, T. M., Shinkareva, S. V., Carlson, A., Chang, K-M., Malave, V. L., Mason, R. A., & Just, M. A. (2008). Predicting human brain activity associated with the meanings of nouns. Science, 320, 1191-1195.

Rakison, D. H. & Lupyan, G. (2008). Developing object concepts in infancy: An associative learning perspective. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development.

Reder, L.M., Park, H., & Kieffaber, P.D. (2009). Memory systems do not divide on consciousness: Reinterpreting memory in terms of activation and binding. Psychological Bulletin, 135(1), 23-49.

Thiessen, E. D., Kronstein, A. T., & Hufnagle, D. G. (2013). The extraction and integration framework: A two-process account of statistical learning. Psychological Bulletin, 139(4), 792

Fisher, A. V., Godwin, K. E., Matlen, B. J., & Unger, L. (2015). Development of Category‐Based Induction and Semantic Knowledge. Child Development, 86(1), 48-62.