Learning Lab Publications

 
 
 

Learning Lab
Publications
 

Journal Publications


Son, J.Y., Smith, L.B., Goldstone, R.L., & Leslie, M. (2012). The importance of being interpreted: Grounded words and children's relational reasoning. Frontiers in Developmental Psychology, 3, 45.


Son, J.Y., Smith, L.B., & Goldstone, R.L. (2011). Connecting instances to promote children's relational reasoning. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 108, 260-277. [download pdf]


Kuwabara, M., Son, J.Y., & Smith, L.B. (2011). Attention to context: U.S. and Japanese children's emotional judgments. Journal of Cognition and Development, 12, 502-517. [download pdf]


Goldstone, R. L., Son, J. Y, & Byrge, L. (2011).  Early perceptual learning.  Infancy, 16, 45-51. [download pdf]


Son, J.Y., Doumas, L.A.A., & Goldstone, R.L. (2010). When do words promote analogical transfer? Journal of Problem Solving, 3, 52-92. [download pdf]


Goldstone, R.L., Landy, D.H., & Son, J.Y. (2010). The education of perception. Topics in Cognitive Science, 1-20. [download pdf]


Kellman, P.J., Massey, C.M., & Son, J.Y. (2010). Perceptual learning modules in mathematics: Enhancing students' pattern recognition, structure extraction, and fluency. Topics in Cognitive Science, 1-21. [download pdf]

In 2011, this work received coverage in the New York Times (http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/07/health/07learn.html).


Son, J.Y., & Goldstone, R.L. (2009). Contextualization in perspective. Cognition and Instruction, 27, 1-39. [download pdf]


Son, J.Y., & Goldstone, R.L. (2009). Fostering general transfer with specific simulations. Pragmatics & Cognition, 17, 1-42. [download pdf]


Son, J.Y., Smith, L.B., & Goldstone, R.L. (2008). Simplicity and generalization: Short-cutting abstraction in children’s object categorizations. Cognition, 108, 626-638. [download pdf]


Goldstone, R.L., & Son, J.Y. (2005). The transfer of scientific principles using concrete and idealized simulations. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 14, 69-114. [download pdf]


Book Chapters


Goldstone, R. L., Day, S., & Son, J. Y. (2010). Comparison. In B. Glatzeder, V. Goel, & A. von Muller (Eds.) On thinking: Volume II, towards a theory of thinking. The Parmenides Foundation. [download pdf]


Goldstone, R. L., Landy, D., & Son, J. Y. (2008). A well grounded education: The role of perception in science and mathematics. In M. de Vega, A. Glenberg, & A. Graesser (Eds.), Symbols, embodiment, and meaning. Oxford Press (pp. 327-355). [download pdf]


Goldstone, R.L., & Son, J.Y. (2005). Similarity. In K.J. Holyoak & R.G. Morrison (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning (pp. 13-36). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [download pdf]


BookS


Son, J. Y. (in press). Abstracting the Concrete: How Symbols, Experiences, and Language Act as Forces of Contextualization. Saarbrücken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing. [order from https://www.morebooks.de]


Conference Proceedings


Thai, K.-P., & Son, J.Y. (2013). The simple advantage in categorical generalization of Chinese characters. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Berlin, Germany.


Kuwabara, M., Son, J.Y., Smith, L.B. (2008) Trait or situation? Cultural differences in judgments of emotion. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Development and Learning. Monterey, CA.


Son, J.Y., Smith, L.B., & Goldstone, R.L. (2007). Words that evoke schemas: The need for optimal vagueness. In A. Schwering, U. Krumnack, K.-U. Kuhnberger, & H. Gust (Eds.), Analogies: Integrating Multiple Cognitive Abilities (vol. 5). Osnabruck, Germany: Publications of the Institute of Cognitive Science, University of Osnabruck. [download pdf]


Son, J.Y., Smith, L.B., & Goldstone, R.L. (2007). Re-representation using labels: Comparison or replacement? Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Nashville, TN: Cognitive Science Society. [download pdf]


Son, J.Y., Smith, L.B., & Goldstone, R.L. (2006). Generalizing from simple instances: An uncomplicated lesson from kids learning object categories. Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Hillsdale, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. [download pdf]


Son, J.Y., & Smith, L.B. (2006). Post-it power: Using non-linguistic labels to help children notice relations. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Development and Learning. Bloomington, IN. [download pdf]


Son, J.Y., & Goldstone, R.L. (2005). Relational words as handles: They come along with baggage. Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Hillsdale, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.[download pdf]