Nina K. Simms, Ph.D.

Psychology Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 
learning, analogy, similarity language Acquisition
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Dedre Gentner grad student 2013 Northwestern
 (Overcoming the Object Bias in Analogical Development: Encoding Time, Allocation of Attention, and Relational Knowledge.)
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Simms NK, Matlen BJ, Jee BD, et al. (2023) Spatial alignment supports comparison of life science images. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Applied
Hoyos C, Horton WS, Simms NK, et al. (2020) Analogical Comparison Promotes Theory-of-Mind Development. Cognitive Science. 44: e12891
Simms NK, Richland LE. (2019) Generating Relations Elicits a Relational Mindset in Children. Cognitive Science. 43: e12795
Simms NK, Gentner D. (2019) Finding the middle: Spatial language and spatial reasoning Cognitive Development. 50: 177-194
Lyons EM, Simms N, Begolli KN, et al. (2017) Stereotype Threat Effects on Learning From a Cognitively Demanding Mathematics Lesson. Cognitive Science
Simms NK, Frausel RR, Richland LE. (2017) Working memory predicts children's analogical reasoning. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 166: 160-177
Richland LE, Begolli KN, Simms N, et al. (2016) Supporting Mathematical Discussions: the Roles of Comparison and Cognitive Load Educational Psychology Review. 1-13
Gentner D, Simms N. (2011) Language and analogy in conceptual change Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 34: 128-129
Liu C, Tardif T, Mai X, et al. (2010) What's in a name? Brain activity reveals categorization processes differ across languages. Human Brain Mapping. 31: 1786-801
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