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John Robert Anderson (1150)

Cognitive science and artificial intelligence,' experimental psychology
1947, Vancouver, Canada
Short Biography
John Robert Anderson (born August 27, 1947) is a Canadian-born American psychologist. He is currently professor of Psychology and Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. | More at Wikipedia
  • BA University of British Columbia, 1968
  • PhD Stanford University, 1972
Appointments & Honors
  • APA's Early Career Award, 1978
  • Member, Society of Experimental Psychologists, 1981-
  • Professor, Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Professor, Department of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 1983-
  • President, Cognitive Science Society, 1988-9
  • Research Scientist Award, NIMH, 1989-94
  • APA's Distinguished Scientific Career Award, 1994
  • Member, Psychonomic Society, Cognitive Science Society
  • Consulting Editor, Cognitive Science Series, Cognitive Science, Cognitive Psychology, Human- Computer Interaction, International Journal for Intelligent Systems, Machine Learning
Principal Publications
  • 1972 Recognition and retrieval processes in free recall. Psychological Review, 79, 97-123 (with G. H. Bower)
  • 1973 Human Associative Memory. Winston and Sons (with G. H. Bower).
  • 1976 Language, Memory and Thought. Erlbaum.
  • 1978 Arguments concerning representations for mental imagery. Psychological Review, 85, 249-77.
  • 1979 An elaborative processing explanation of depth of processing. In L. S. Cermak and F.l. M. Craik (eds), Levels of Processing in Human Memory. Erlbaum (with L. M. Reder).
  • 1980 Cognitive Psychology and its Implications. Freeman. (2nd edn 1985.)
  • 1981 Cognitive Skills and their Acquisition. Erlbaum.
  • 1982 Acquisition of cognitive skill. Psychological Review, 89, 369-403.
  • 1983 The Architecture of Cognition. Harvard University Press.
  • 1983 A spreading activation theory of memory. Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior, 22, 261-95.
  • 1987 Skill acquisition: Compilation of weak-method problem solutions. Psychological Review, 94, 192-210.
  • 1987 Cognitive principles in the design of computer tutors. In P. Morris (ed.), Modeling Cognition. Wiley (with C. F. Boyle, R. Farrell and B. J. Reiser).
  • 1989 Skill Acquisition and the LISP tutor. Cognitive Science, 13, 467-506 (with F. G. Conrad and A. T. Corbett).
  • 1989 Transfer of Cognitive Skill. Harvard University Press (with M. K. Singley).
  • 1990 The Adaptive Character of Thought. Erlbaum.
  • 1990 Cognitive modelling and intelligent tutoring. Artificial Intelligence, 42, 7-49 (with C. F. Boyle, A. Corbett, A. Lewis and M. W. Lewis).
  • 1991 Reflections of the environment in memory. Psychological Science, 2, 396-408 (with L. J. Schooler).
  • 1991 The adaptive nature of human categorization. Psychological Review, 98, 409-29.
  • 1992 Explorations of an incremental, Bayesian algorithm for categorization. Machine Learning, 9, 275-308 (with M. Matessa).
  • 1993 Rules of the Mind. Erlbaum.
  • 1995 Learning and Memory. Wiley.