D L Medin

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Categorization and reasoning among tree experts: do all roads lead to Rome?
    D L Medin
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Cogn Psychol 32:49-96. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Broadening behavioral decision research: multiple levels of cognitive processing
    D L Medin
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 6:533-46. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint The semantic side of decision making
    D L Medin
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 6:562-9. 1999
  4. ncbi request reprint Are there kinds of concepts?
    D L Medin
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 51:121-47. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Tall is typical: central tendency, ideal dimensions, and graded category structure among tree experts and novices
    E B Lynch
    Northwestern University, Department of Psychology, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    Mem Cognit 28:41-50. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint The coincidence effect in similarity and choice
    A S Kaplan
    Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Mem Cognit 25:570-6. 1997
  7. ncbi request reprint Similarity of the perimeters in the Ebbinghaus illusion
    J M Choplin
    Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Percept Psychophys 61:3-12. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Expertise and category-based induction
    J B Proffitt
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60207 2710, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 26:811-28. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Asymmetries of comparison
    C M Aguilar
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 6:328-37. 1999

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint Categorization and reasoning among tree experts: do all roads lead to Rome?
    D L Medin
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Cogn Psychol 32:49-96. 1997
    ..These generalizations interact with taxonomic rank and suggest that the genus (or folk generic) level is relatively and in some cases absolutely privileged. Implications of these findings for theories of categorization are discussed...
  2. ncbi request reprint Broadening behavioral decision research: multiple levels of cognitive processing
    D L Medin
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 6:533-46. 1999
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  3. ncbi request reprint The semantic side of decision making
    D L Medin
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 6:562-9. 1999
    ..Furthermore, the results show nonmonotonicities and limited substitutability in a pattern that challenges straightforward ways of mapping decisions onto a common currency of utility...
  4. ncbi request reprint Are there kinds of concepts?
    D L Medin
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 51:121-47. 2000
    ..We discuss three types of criteria, based on structure, process, and content, that may be used to distinguish among kinds of concepts. The paper then reviews a number of possible candidates for kinds based on the discussed criteria...
  5. ncbi request reprint Tall is typical: central tendency, ideal dimensions, and graded category structure among tree experts and novices
    E B Lynch
    Northwestern University, Department of Psychology, Evanston, IL 60208 2710, USA
    Mem Cognit 28:41-50. 2000
    ..Implications for models of category structure and category learning are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint The coincidence effect in similarity and choice
    A S Kaplan
    Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Mem Cognit 25:570-6. 1997
    ..The overall pattern of results suggests the presence of dimensional weighting processes sensitive to task characteristics and operating somewhat differently for similarity and decision making...
  7. ncbi request reprint Similarity of the perimeters in the Ebbinghaus illusion
    J M Choplin
    Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Percept Psychophys 61:3-12. 1999
    ..These results suggest that the information used to estimate size is computed earlier in the visual system than suggested by Coren and colleagues and apparently does not involve the use of conceptual information...
  8. ncbi request reprint Expertise and category-based induction
    J B Proffitt
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60207 2710, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 26:811-28. 2000
    ..The authors concluded that domain knowledge leads to the use of a variety of reasoning strategies not captured by current models of category-based induction...
  9. ncbi request reprint Asymmetries of comparison
    C M Aguilar
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 6:328-37. 1999
    ..Our data reinforce the idea of comparison asymmetries but suggest that similarity rating asymmetries are only observed under quite circumscribed conditions...