William F. Brewer

Affiliations: 
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL 
Area:
Knowledge Representation, Structure of Discourse, Human Memory, Knowledge Acquisition, Psychology of Science
Website:
http://www.psych.uiuc.edu/~wbrewer
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Arthur L. Benton grad student 1967 UIUC

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John R. Pani grad student UIUC
Cristina Sampaio grad student UIUC
Kathryn L. Bock grad student 1975 UIUC
Valerie S. Makin grad student 2003 UIUC
Jason R. Finley grad student 2006-2012 UIUC
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Brewer WF. (2015) Perception is Theory Laden: The Naturalized Evidence and Philosophical Implications Journal For General Philosophy of Science
Brewer WF. (2012) The Theory Ladenness of the Mental Processes Used in the Scientific Enterprise1: Evidence from Cognitive Psychology and the History of Science Psychology of Science: Implicit and Explicit Processes
Brewer WF, Sampaio C. (2012) The metamemory approach to confidence: A test using semantic memory Journal of Memory and Language. 67: 59-77
Finley JR, Brewer WF, Benjamin AS. (2011) The effects of end-of-day picture review and a sensor-based picture capture procedure on autobiographical memory using SenseCam. Memory (Hove, England). 19: 796-807
Miller BW, Brewer WF. (2010) Misconceptions of astronomical distances International Journal of Science Education. 32: 1549-1560
Sampaio C, Brewer WF. (2009) The role of unconscious memory errors in judgments of confidence for sentence recognition. Memory & Cognition. 37: 158-63
Brewer WF, Sampaio C. (2006) Processes leading to confidence and accuracy in sentence recognition: a metamemory approach. Memory (Hove, England). 14: 540-52
Brewer WF, Schommer-Aikins M. (2006) Scientists are not deficient in mental imagery: Galton revised Review of General Psychology. 10: 130-146
Brewer WF, Sampaio C, Barlow MR. (2005) Confidence and accuracy in the recall of deceptive and nondeceptive sentences Journal of Memory and Language. 52: 618-627
Mishra P, Brewer WF. (2003) Theories as a form of mental representation and their role in the recall of text information Contemporary Educational Psychology. 28: 277-303
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