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. doi request reprint Comparison and choice: Relations between similarity processes and decision processes
    D L Medin
    Psychology Department, Northwestern University, 2029 Sheridan Road, 60208 2710, Evanston, IL
    Psychon Bull Rev 2:1-19. 1995
  3. doi request reprint Presentation order and recognition of categorically related examples
    D L Medin
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, 2029 Sheridan Road, 60208, Evanston, IL
    Psychon Bull Rev 1:250-4. 1994
  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 The semantic side of decision making
    D L Medin
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 6:562-9. 1999
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Similarity in context
    R L Goldstone
    Psychology Department, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
    Mem Cognit 25:237-55. 1997
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint The coincidence effect in similarity and choice
    A S Kaplan
    Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Mem Cognit 25:570-6. 1997
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications12

  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. doi request reprint Comparison and choice: Relations between similarity processes and decision processes
    D L Medin
    Psychology Department, Northwestern University, 2029 Sheridan Road, 60208 2710, Evanston, IL
    Psychon Bull Rev 2:1-19. 1995
    ..Preparation of this article was supported by National Science Foundation Grants 92-11277 and 91-10245. ..
  3. doi request reprint Presentation order and recognition of categorically related examples
    D L Medin
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, 2029 Sheridan Road, 60208, Evanston, IL
    Psychon Bull Rev 1:250-4. 1994
    ..The small change condition was consistently associated with better old-new recognition than the large change condition was. These results are discussed in terms of exemplar-guided encoding and models of category generalization. ..
  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 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...
  6. 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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  7. ncbi request reprint Similarity in context
    R L Goldstone
    Psychology Department, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
    Mem Cognit 25:237-55. 1997
    ..The observed violations of common assumptions to many models of similarity and choice can be accommodated in terms of a dynamic property-weighting process based on the variability and diagnosticity of dimensions...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...