Dedre Gentner - Publications

Affiliations: 
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 
Area:
learning, analogy, similarity language Acquisition
Website:
http://www.psych.northwestern.edu/psych/people/faculty/gentner/

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Year Citation  Score
2019 Edwards BJ, Williams JJ, Gentner D, Lombrozo T. Explanation recruits comparison in a category-learning task. Cognition. 185: 21-38. PMID 30641467 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2018.12.011  0.36
2017 Forbus KD, Gentner D. Evidence from machines that learn and think like people. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 40: e264. PMID 29342692 DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X17000139  0.48
2016 Forbus KD, Ferguson RW, Lovett A, Gentner D. Extending SME to Handle Large-Scale Cognitive Modeling. Cognitive Science. PMID 27322750 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12377  1
2016 Christie S, Gentner D, Call J, Haun DB. Sensitivity to Relational Similarity and Object Similarity in Apes and Children. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 26853364 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.12.054  1
2015 Ferry AL, Hespos SJ, Gentner D. Prelinguistic Relational Concepts: Investigating Analogical Processing in Infants. Child Development. PMID 25994818 DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12381  1
2015 Gentner D, Levine SC, Ping R, Isaia A, Dhillon S, Bradley C, Honke G. Rapid Learning in a Children's Museum via Analogical Comparison. Cognitive Science. PMID 25951910 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12248  1
2015 Goldwater MB, Gentner D. On the acquisition of abstract knowledge: structural alignment and explication in learning causal system categories. Cognition. 137: 137-53. PMID 25638033 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2014.12.001  1
2015 Jamrozik A, Gentner D. Well-Hidden Regularities: Abstract Uses of in and on Retain an Aspect of Their Spatial Meaning. Cognitive Science. PMID 25600518 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12218  1
2014 Ozçal??kan S, Gentner D, Goldin-Meadow S. Do iconic gestures pave the way for children's early verbs? Applied Psycholinguistics. 35: 1143-1162. PMID 25309008 DOI: 10.1017/S0142716412000720  1
2014 Christie S, Gentner D. Language helps children succeed on a classic analogy task. Cognitive Science. 38: 383-97. PMID 24215433 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12099  1
2014 Jee BD, Gentner D, Uttal DH, Sageman B, Forbus K, Manduca CA, Ormand CJ, Shipley TF, Tikoff B. Drawing on Experience: How Domain Knowledge Is Reflected in Sketches of Scientific Structures and Processes Research in Science Education. 44: 859-883. DOI: 10.1007/s11165-014-9405-2  1
2014 Smith L, Ping RM, Matlen BJ, Goldwater MB, Gentner D, Levine S. Mechanisms of spatial learning: Teaching children geometric categories Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). 8684: 325-337. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-11215-2_23  1
2013 Kurtz KJ, Gentner D. Detecting anomalous features in complex stimuli: the role of structured comparison. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Applied. 19: 219-32. PMID 24059823 DOI: 10.1037/a0034395  1
2013 Shipley TF, Gentner D. Introduction to the special issue on spatial learning and reasoning processes. Cognitive Processing. 14: 103-4. PMID 23595909 DOI: 10.1007/s10339-013-0565-1  1
2013 Gentner D, Ozyürek A, Gürcanli O, Goldin-Meadow S. Spatial language facilitates spatial cognition: evidence from children who lack language input. Cognition. 127: 318-30. PMID 23542409 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2013.01.003  1
2013 Jee BD, Uttal DH, Gentner D, Manduca C, Shipley TF, Sageman B. Finding faults: analogical comparison supports spatial concept learning in geoscience. Cognitive Processing. 14: 175-87. PMID 23436210 DOI: 10.1007/s10339-013-0551-7  1
2013 Kurtz KJ, Boukrina O, Gentner D. Comparison promotes learning and transfer of relational categories. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 39: 1303-10. PMID 23421515 DOI: 10.1037/a0031847  1
2013 Forbus KD, Gentner D. Causal reasoning about quantities Readings in Qualitative Reasoning About Physical Systems. 666-677. DOI: 10.1016/B978-1-4832-1447-4.50070-5  1
2013 Collins A, Gentner D. Multiple models of evaporation processes Readings in Qualitative Reasoning About Physical Systems. 508-512. DOI: 10.1016/B978-1-4832-1447-4.50049-3  1
2013 Gentner D. Structure-Mapping: A Theoretical Framework for Analogy Readings in Cognitive Science: a Perspective From Psychology and Artificial Intelligence. 303-310. DOI: 10.1016/B978-1-4832-1446-7.50026-1  1
2012 Rottman BM, Gentner D, Goldwater MB. Causal systems categories: differences in novice and expert categorization of causal phenomena. Cognitive Science. 36: 919-32. PMID 22591075 DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-6709.2012.01253.x  1
2012 Sagi E, Gentner D, Lovett A. What difference reveals about similarity. Cognitive Science. 36: 1019-50. PMID 22578040 DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-6709.2012.01250.x  1
2012 Smith LA, Gentner D. Using spatial analogy to facilitate graph learning Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). 7463: 196-209. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-32732-2_13  1
2011 Gentner D, Forbus KD. Computational models of analogy. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. Cognitive Science. 2: 266-76. PMID 26302075 DOI: 10.1002/wcs.105  1
2011 Wolff P, Gentner D. Structure-mapping in metaphor comprehension. Cognitive Science. 35: 1456-88. PMID 21929665 DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-6709.2011.01194.x  1
2011 Gentner D, Anggoro FK, Klibanoff RS. Structure mapping and relational language support children's learning of relational categories. Child Development. 82: 1173-88. PMID 21557743 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2011.01599.x  1
2011 Feist MI, Gentner D. Multiple influences on the use of english spatial prepositions: The case of "in" and "on" Cross-Disciplinary Advances in Applied Natural Language Processing: Issues and Approaches. 305-323. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61350-447-5.ch020  1
2011 Gentner D, Simms N. Language and analogy in conceptual change Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 34: 128-129. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X10002736  1
2011 Gentner D, Tran A. The learning of mind: How do you figure out what a mind is? Metaphors for mind Suomen Antropologi. 36: 48-51.  1
2010 Gentner D. Psychology in cognitive science: 1978-2038. Topics in Cognitive Science. 2: 328-44. PMID 25163863 DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-8765.2010.01103.x  1
2010 Gentner D. Bootstrapping the mind: analogical processes and symbol systems. Cognitive Science. 34: 752-75. PMID 21564235 DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-6709.2010.01114.x  1
2010 Graham SA, Namy LL, Gentner D, Meagher K. The role of comparison in preschoolers' novel object categorization. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 107: 280-90. PMID 20643266 DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2010.04.017  1
2010 Jee BD, Uttal DH, Gentner D, Manduca C, Shipley TF, Tikoff B, Ormand CJ, Sageman B. Commentary: Analogical thinking in geoscience education Journal of Geoscience Education. 58: 2-13. DOI: 10.1159/000277168  1
2010 Gentner D. Why Verbs Are Hard to Learn Action Meets Word: How Children Learn Verbs. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170009.003.0022  1
2010 Christie S, Gentner D. Where hypotheses come from: Learning new relations by structural alignment Journal of Cognition and Development. 11: 356-373. DOI: 10.1080/15248371003700015  1
2009 Gentner D, Loewenstein J, Thompson L, Forbus KD. Reviving inert knowledge: analogical abstraction supports relational retrieval of past events. Cognitive Science. 33: 1343-82. PMID 21585509 DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-6709.2009.01070.x  1
2009 OzçaliÅŸkan S, Goldin-Meadow S, Gentner D, Mylander C. Does language about similarity play a role in fostering similarity comparison in children? Cognition. 112: 217-28. PMID 19524220 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2009.05.010  1
2009 Lovett A, Gentner D, Forbus K, Sagi E. Using analogical mapping to simulate time-course phenomena in perceptual similarity Cognitive Systems Research. 10: 216-228. DOI: 10.1016/j.cogsys.2008.03.006  1
2008 Uttal DH, Gentner D, Liu LL, Lewis AR. Developmental changes in children's understanding of the similarity between photographs and their referents. Developmental Science. 11: 156-70. PMID 18171376 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2007.00660.x  1
2008 Gentner D, Christie S. Relational language supports relational cognition in humans and apes Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 31: 136-137. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X08003622  1
2007 Markman AB, Taylor E, Gentner D. Auditory presentation leads to better analogical retrieval than written presentation. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 14: 1101-6. PMID 18229482  1
2007 Feist MI, Gentner D. Spatial language influences memory for spatial scenes. Memory & Cognition. 35: 283-96. PMID 17645169  1
2007 Day SB, Gentner D. Nonintentional analogical inference in text comprehension. Memory & Cognition. 35: 39-49. PMID 17533878  1
2007 Gentner D. Spatial cognition in apes and humans. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 11: 192-4. PMID 17383219 DOI: 10.1016/j.tics.2007.03.002  1
2007 Gentner D, Loewenstein J, Hung B. Comparison facilitates children's learning of names for parts Journal of Cognition and Development. 8: 285-307. DOI: 10.1080/15248370701446434  1
2006 Gentner D, Kurtz KJ. Relations, objects, and the composition of analogies. Cognitive Science. 30: 609-42. PMID 21702828 DOI: 10.1207/s15516709cog0000_60  1
2006 Cifuentes-Férez P, Gentner D. Naming motion events in Spanish and English Cognitive Linguistics. 17: 443-462. DOI: 10.1515/COG.2006.014  1
2006 Gentner D, Namy LL. Analogical processes in language learning Current Directions in Psychological Science. 15: 297-301. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8721.2006.00456.x  1
2005 Perrott DA, Gentner D, Bodenhausen GV. Resistance is futile: the unwitting insertion of analogical inferences in memory. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 12: 696-702. PMID 16447384  1
2005 Loewenstein J, Gentner D. Relational language and the development of relational mapping. Cognitive Psychology. 50: 315-53. PMID 15893523 DOI: 10.1016/j.cogpsych.2004.09.004  1
2005 Bowdle BF, Gentner D. The career of metaphor. Psychological Review. 112: 193-216. PMID 15631593 DOI: 10.1037/0033-295X.112.1.193  1
2005 Rogers TT, McClelland JL. A parallel distributed processing approach to semantic cognition: Applications to conceptual development Building Object Categories in Developmental Time. 335-387. DOI: 10.4324/9781410612908  0.48
2003 Gentner D, Loewenstein J, Thompson L. Learning and transfer: A general role for analogical encoding Journal of Educational Psychology. 95: 393-408. DOI: 10.1037/0022-0663.95.2.393  1
2002 Namy LL, Gentner D. Making a silk purse out of two sow's ears: young children's use of comparison in category learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 131: 5-15. PMID 11900103 DOI: 10.1037//0096-3445.131.1.5  1
2002 Gentner D, Imai M, Boroditsky L. As time goes by: Evidence for two systems in processing space → time metaphors Language and Cognitive Processes. 17: 537-565. DOI: 10.1080/01690960143000317  1
2001 Gentner D, Gunn V. Structural alignment facilitates the noticing of differences. Memory & Cognition. 29: 565-77. PMID 11504005  1
2001 Markman AB, Gentner D. Thinking. Annual Review of Psychology. 52: 223-47. PMID 11148305 DOI: 10.1146/annurev.psych.52.1.223  1
2001 Loewenstein J, Gentner D. Spatial Mapping in Preschoolers: Close Comparisons Facilitate Far Mappings Journal of Cognition and Development. 2: 189-219.  1
2001 Kurtz KJ, Miao CH, Gentner D. Learning by Analogical Bootstrapping Journal of the Learning Sciences. 10: 417-446.  1
2001 Gentner D. Exhuming similarity Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 24: 669.  1
2000 Markman AB, Gentner D. Structure mapping in the comparison process. The American Journal of Psychology. 113: 501-38. PMID 11131741  1
2000 Wolff P, Gentner D. Evidence for role-neutral initial processing of metaphors. Journal of Experimental Psychology. Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 26: 529-41. PMID 10764110  1
2000 Thompson L, Gentner D, Loewenstein J. Avoiding Missed Opportunities in Managerial Life: Analogical Training More Powerful Than Individual Case Training Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. 82: 60-75. DOI: 10.1006/obhd.2000.2887  1
1999 Loewenstein J, Thompson L, Gentner D. Analogical encoding facilitates knowledge transfer in negotiation. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. 6: 586-97. PMID 10682201  1
1999 Gentner D, Namy LL. Comparison in the Development of Categories Cognitive Development. 14: 487-513.  1
1999 Gillespie JJ, Thompson LL, Loewenstein J, Gentner D. Lessons from analogical reasoning in the teaching of negotiation Negotiation Journal. 15: 363-371.  1
1998 Gentner D, Medina J. Similarity and the development of rules. Cognition. 65: 263-97. PMID 9557385  1
1998 Forbus KD, Gentner D, Markman AB, Ferguson RW. Analogy just looks like high level perception: Why a domain-general approach to analogical mapping is right Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence. 10: 231-257.  1
1998 Rattermann MJ, Gentner D. More evidence for a relational shift in the development of analogy: Children's performance on a causal-mapping task Cognitive Development. 13: 453-478.  1
1997 Bowdle BF, Gentner D. Informativity and asymmetry in comparisons. Cognitive Psychology. 34: 244-86. PMID 9466832 DOI: 10.1006/cogp.1997.0670  1
1997 Imai M, Gentner D. A cross-linguistic study of early word meaning: universal ontology and linguistic influence. Cognition. 62: 169-200. PMID 9141906  1
1997 Gentner D, Holyoak KJ. Reasoning and learning by analogy. The American Psychologist. 52: 32-4. PMID 9017930  1
1997 Gentner D, Wolff P. Alignment in the processing of metaphor Journal of Memory and Language. 37: 331-355. DOI: 10.1006/jmla.1997.2527  1
1997 Gentner D, Brem S, Ferguson RW, Markman AB, Levidow BB, Wolff P, Forbus KD. Analogical Reasoning and Conceptual Change: A Case Study of Johannes Kepler Journal of the Learning Sciences. 6: 3-40.  1
1997 Markman AB, Gentner D. The effects of alignability on memory Psychological Science. 8: 363-367.  1
1997 Gentner D, Markman AB. Structure Mapping in Analogy and Similarity American Psychologist. 52: 45-56.  1
1996 Markman AB, Gentner D. Commonalities and differences in similarity comparisons. Memory & Cognition. 24: 235-49. PMID 8881326 DOI: 10.3758/BF03200884  1
1996 Kotovsky L, Gentner D. Comparison and Categorization in the Development of Relational Similarity Child Development. 67: 2797-2822.  1
1995 Forbus KD, Gentner D, Law K. MAC/FAC: A model of similarity-based retrieval Cognitive Science. 19: 141-205. DOI: 10.1016/0364-0213(95)90016-0  1
1994 Imai M, Gentner D, Uchida N. Children's theories of word meaning: The role of shape similarity in early acquisition Cognitive Development. 9: 45-75. DOI: 10.1016/0885-2014(94)90019-1  1
1993 Gentner D, Rattermann MJ, Forbus KD. The roles of similarity in transfer: separating retrievability from inferential soundness. Cognitive Psychology. 25: 524-75. PMID 8243045 DOI: 10.1006/cogp.1993.1013  1
1993 Markman AB, Gentner D. Splitting the Differences: A Structural Alignment View of Similarity Journal of Memory and Language. 32: 517-535. DOI: 10.1006/jmla.1993.1027  1
1993 Markman AB, Gentner D. Structural Alignment during Similarity Comparisons Cognitive Psychology. 25: 431-467. DOI: 10.1006/cogp.1993.1011  1
1993 Medin DL, Goldstone RL, Gentner D. Respects for Similarity Psychological Review. 100: 254-278.  1
1991 Goldstone RL, Medin DL, Gentner D. Relational similarity and the nonindependence of features in similarity judgments. Cognitive Psychology. 23: 222-62. PMID 2055001 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0285(91)90010-L  1
1991 Wisniewski EJ, Gentner D. Chapter 10 On the Combinatorial Semantics of Noun Pairs: Minor and Major Adjustments to Meaning Advances in Psychology. 77: 241-284. DOI: 10.1016/S0166-4115(08)61536-8  1
1991 Clement CA, Gentner D. Systematicity as a selection constraint in analogical mapping Cognitive Science. 15: 89-132. DOI: 10.1016/0364-0213(91)80014-V  1
1990 Gentner D, Forbus K. A note on "creativity and learning in a case-based explainer" Artificial Intelligence. 44: 373-375. DOI: 10.1016/0004-3702(90)90030-4  1
1989 Falkenhainer B, Forbus KD, Gentner D. The structure-mapping engine: Algorithm and examples Artificial Intelligence. 41: 1-63. DOI: 10.1016/0004-3702(89)90077-5  1
1988 Schumacher RM, Gentner D. Transfer of Training as Analogical Mapping Ieee Transactions On Systems, Man and Cybernetics. 18: 592-600. DOI: 10.1109/21.17377  1
1988 Gentner D, Clement C. Evidence for Relational Selectivity in the Interpretation of Analogy and Metaphor Psychology of Learning and Motivation - Advances in Research and Theory. 22: 307-358. DOI: 10.1016/S0079-7421(08)60044-4  1
1986 Gentner D, Toupin C. Systematicity and surface similarity in the development of analogy Cognitive Science. 10: 277-300. DOI: 10.1016/S0364-0213(86)80019-2  1
1986 Gentner D, Schumacher RM. USE OF STRUCTURE MAPPING THEORY FOR COMPLEX SYSTEMS . 252-258.  1
1985 Gentner D, Grudin J. The Evolution of Mental Metaphors in Psychology. A 90-Year Retrospective American Psychologist. 40: 181-192. DOI: 10.1037/0003-066X.40.2.181  1
1985 Gentner D, Landers R. ANALOGICAL REMINDING: A GOOD MATCH IS HARD TO FIND . 607-613.  1
1982 Bruce B, Collins A, Rubin AD, Gentner D. Three Perspectives on Writing Educational Psychologist. 17: 131-145. DOI: 10.1080/00461528209529251  1
1982 Gentner D. STRUCTURE-MAPPING APPROACH TO ANALOGY AND METAPHOR Proceedings - International Conference On Cybernetics and Society. 75-79.  1
1981 Gentner D. Verb semantic structures in memory for sentences evidence for componential representation. Cognitive Psychology. 13: 56-83. PMID 7471697 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0285(81)90004-9  1
1981 Gentner D, Collins A. Studies of inference from lack of knowledge. Memory & Cognition. 9: 434-43. PMID 7278633 DOI: 10.3758/BF03197569  1
1979 Gentner D, Loftus EF. Integration of verbal and visual information as evidenced by distortions in picture memory. The American Journal of Psychology. 92: 363-75. PMID 474837  1
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