Dedre Gentner


Dedre Gentner


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Director, Cognitive Science Program
Co P.I., Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center
Alice Gabrielle Twight Professor, Department of Psychology
Professor, School of Education and Social Policy

Contact Information:
Mailing Address:

Northwestern University
Department of Psychology
2029 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208

Office: 213 Swift Hall
Phone: (847) 467-2035
Fax: (847) 491-7859

Research Interests:
Learning and Thinking; Analogy, Similarity and Metaphor; Concepts and Conceptual Structure; Language and Cognition; Language Acquisition; Cross-linguistic Studies


Top 33 Papers by Topic

The semantics of word classes and their effects on acquisition of language

Analogy, similarity, metaphor and related topics