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George Armitage Miller (1450)

Interests
cognitive science, experimental psychology
Nationality
American
Born
1920, Charleston, West Virginia, USA
Short Biography
George Armitage Miller (February 3, 1920 – July 22, 2012) was one of the founders of the cognitive psychology field. He also contributed to the birth of psycholinguistics and cognitive science in general. Miller wrote several books and directed the ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BA University of Alabama, 1940
  • MA University of Alabama, 1941
  • AM Harvard University, 1944
  • PhD Harvard University, 1946
Appointments & Honors
  • Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1950, 1970-2
  • Member, Society of Experimental Psychologists, 1952-
  • Member, AAA&S, 1957-
  • Co-Director, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 1958-9
  • Co-Director, Center for Cognitive Studies, Harvard University, 1960-7
  • President, Eastern Psychological Association, 1962
  • Member, NAS, 1962-
  • APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, 1963
  • Fulbright Research Professor, Oxford University, 1963-4
  • President, APA, 1969
  • President, American Philosophical Society, 1971-
  • Warren Medal of Society of Experimental Psychologists, 1972
  • Visitor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, 1972-6, 1982-3
  • Hon. D, Universite Catholique de Louvain, 1976
  • Distinguished Service Award, American Speech and Hearing Association, 1976
  • Hon. DSc, Yale University, 1979, Columbia University, 1980, University of Sussex, 1984
  • Sesquicentennial Professor, University of Alabama, 1981
  • Chair1T1an, AAAS Section J (Psychology), 1981
  • Editor, Psychological Bulletin, 1981-82
  • New York Academy of Science Award in Behavioral Sciences, 1982
  • James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, Princeton University, 1982-
Principal Publications
  • 1947 The masking of speech. Psychological Bulletin, 44, 104-9.
  • 1948 The perception of repeated bursts of noise. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 20, 160-70.
  • 1949 Statistical behavioristics and sequence of responses. Psychological Review, 56, 311-24.
  • 1951 Speech and language. In S. S. Stevens (ed.), Handbook of Experimental Psychology. Wiley.
  • 1951 Language and Communication. McGraw- Hill.
  • 1952 Finite Markov processes in psychology. Psychonietrika, 17, 149-67.
  • 1953 What is information measurement? American Psychologist, 8, 3-11.
  • 1954 Communication. Annual Review of Psychology, 5, 401-20.
  • 1956 The magical number seven, plus or minus two: Some limits on our capacity for processing information. Psychological Review, 63, 81-97.
  • 1960 Plans and the Structure of Behavior. Holt (with E. Galanter and K. H. Pribram).
  • 1962 Psychology: The Science of Mental Life. Harper and Row.
  • 1963 Finite models of language users. In D. Luce, R. Bush and E. Galanter (eds), Handbook of Mathematical Psychology, vol 2. Wiley.
  • 1969 The Psychology of Communication: Seven Essays. Basic Books.
  • 1976 Language and Perception. Harvard University Press (with P. N. Johnson-Laird).