Neil Stillings

Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, United States 
cognitive science, education
"Neil Stillings"

Professor Stillings holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University and a B.A. from Amherst College. He has taught at Hampshire since 1971. His interests include learning, the visual system, music cognition, the foundations of cognitive science, and cognition and culture.

In his current research, funded by the National Science Foundation, he is studying how students learn to think conceptually in college biology. The project is part of a long-standing research interest in the development K-12 of students' scientific reasoning and conceptions of the nature of science. He has also participated in national efforts to bring research on cognition and learning to education in chemistry and in the geosciences.

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Eric E J DeWitt research assistant Hampshire College
Bartlett D. Moore IV research assistant Hampshire College
Alan e. Robinson research assistant Hampshire College
Andrea E. Martin research assistant 2001-2002 Hampshire College
Mark A. Blumberg research assistant 2003-2006 Hampshire College
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Stillings N. (2012) Complex systems in the geosciences and in geoscience learning Special Paper of the Geological Society of America. 486: 97-111
Jones LL, Jordan KD, Stillings NA. (2005) Molecular visualization in chemistry education: The role of multidisciplinary collaboration Chemistry Education Research and Practice. 6: 136-149
Woolf BP, Reid J, Stillings N, et al. (2002) A general platform for inquiry learning Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). 2363: 681-697
Rosenbaum DA, Gordon AM, Stillings NA, et al. (1987) Stimulus-response compatibility in the programming of speech. Memory & Cognition. 15: 217-24
Bonanno GA, Stillings NA. (1986) Preference, familiarity, and recognition after repeated brief exposures to random geometric shapes. The American Journal of Psychology. 99: 403-15
Stillings N. (1977) Labeling theory [4] Science. 196: 482-484
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