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2017-2018

Rabi, R. R. & Minda, J. P. (in press) Familiarization May Minimize Age-Related Declines in Rule-Based Category Learning, Psychology of Aging.

Zhang, K. M., Swartzman, L. C., Petrella, R. J., Gill, D. P., & Minda, J. P.,(2017). Explaining the causal links between illness management and symptom reduction: Development of an evidence-based patient education strategy. Patient Education and Counseling, doi:10.1016/j.pec.2017.01.009

2015-2016

Schenk, S., Minda, J. P., Lech, R. K, & Suchan, B. (2016). Out of sight, out of mind: Categorization learning and normal aging. Neuropsychologia, 91 222-233/

Rabi, R. R. & Minda, J. P. (2016). Category learning in older adulthood: A study of the Shepard, Hovland, and Jenkins (1961) tasks. Psychology of Aging.

Minda, J. P. (2015). The Psychology of Thinking: Reasoning, Decision-Making and Problem-Solving. London, UK: SAGE Publications, Ltd.

Minda J. P. & Rabi, R. R. (2015). Ego depletion interferes with rule-defined category learning but not non-rule-defined category learning. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 35. doi: 10.3389/fp- syg.2015.00035

Rabi, R. R., Miles, S. J. & Minda, J. P. (2015). Learning categories via rules and similarity: comparing adults and children. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 131, 149-169.

2013-2014

Zhang, K. M., Swartzman, L. C., & Minda J. P. (2014). The Influence of Causal Knowledge on the Comprehension and Retention of Medical Information among Younger and Older Adults. In P. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Rabi, R. R., & Minda, J. P. (2014). Perceptual Category Learning: Similarity and Differences Between Children and Adults. In P. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Miles, S. J., Matsuki, K., & Minda J. P. (2014). Continuous executive function disruption interferes with application of an information integration categorization strategy. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics. 

Rabi R. R. &  Minda J. P.  (2014). Rule-Based Category Learning in Children: The Role of Age and Executive Functioning. PLoS ONE 9(1): e85316. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0085316

Goldszmidt, M., Minda, J.P., & Bordage, G (2013). Developing a unified list of physicians’ reasoning tasks during clinical encounters.  Academic Medicine, 88, 1-8.

2010-2012

Miles, S. J. & Minda, J. P. (2012). Perceptual fluency can be used as a cue for categorization decisions. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 9, 737-742 

Goldszmidt, M., Minda, J. P., Devantier, S. L., Skye, A. L., & Woods, N. N. (2011). Expanding the Basic Science Debate: The Role of Physics Knowledge in Interpreting Clinical Findings, Advances in Health Sciences Education, 17. 547-555

Devantier, S. L., Minda, J. P., Goldszmidt, M., Skye, A. L., & Woods, N. N. (2011). Context and Causal Structure Enhance Memory for Clinical Details. In L. Carlson, C. Holscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Nadler, R. T. D. & Minda, J. P. (2011). The Absence of Positive Affect is Associated with Complex Rule Use. In L. Carlson, C. Holscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Nadler, R. T. D. & Minda, J. P. (2011). Motivational Influences on Attentional Scope. In L. Carlson, C. Holscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Miles, S. J., & Minda, J. P. (2011). Perceptual Fluency Affects Categorization Decisions. In L. Carlson, C. Holscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Miles, S. J. & Minda, J. P. (2011). The effects of concurrent verbal and visual tasks on category learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology:Learning Memory & Cognition, 37, 588-607.

Nadler, R. T., Rabi, R. R. & Minda J. P. (2010). Better mood and better performance: Learning rule-described categories is enhanced by positive mood. Psychological Science, 21, 1770-1776.

Minda, J. P. & Smith, J. D. (2011). Prototype models of categorization: basic formulation, predictions, and limitations. In E. Pothos & A. Wills (Eds.) Formal Approaches in Categorization. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK.

Minda, J. P & Miles, S. J. (2010). The Influence of Verbal and Nonverbal Processing on Category Learning. In B.H. Ross (Ed.). The Psychology Of Learning and Motivation, Vol 52, pp. 117-162

2007-2009

Minda, J. P, &  Miles, S.J. (2009). Learning new categories: Adults tend to use rules while children sometimes rely on family resemblance. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.

Devantier, S. L., Minda, J. P., Goldszmidt, M. & Haddara, W. (2009). Categorizing Patients in a forced-choice triad task: The integration of context in patient management, PLoS ONE 4, e5881.

Devantier, S. L., Minda, J. P., Haddara, W., & Goldszmidt, M. (2008). Physicians’ use of deep features: Expertise differences in patient categorization. Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.

Minda, J. P., Desroches, A, & Church, B. A. (2008). Learning rule-defined and non rule-defined categories: A comparison of children and adults. Journal of Experimental Psychology:Learning Memory & Cognition. 34,1518-1533.

Nadler, R.T., Minda, J. P. , & Lin, P.S.L (2008). Regulatory fit effects in a nonlinearly separable category learning task. Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.

2004-2006

Harris, H. D. & Minda, J. P. (2006). An attention-based model of learning a function and a category in parallel. In The Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.

Harris, H. D. & Minda, J. P. (2005). Function Learning with an ensemble of linear experts and off-the-shelf category learning models. In The Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.

Smith, J. D., Minda, J. P., & Washburn, D. A. (2004). Category learning in rhesus monkeys: A study of the Shepard, Hovland, and Jenkins tasks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 133, 398-414.

Minda, J. P., & Ross, B. H. (2004) Learning categories by making predictions: Comparing direct and indirect processes of category learning, Memory & Cognition, 32, 1355-1368.

2000-2003

Minda, J. P. & Smith, J. D. (2002). Comparing prototype-based and exemplar-based accounts of category learning and attentional allocation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 28, 275-292.

Smith, J. D., & Minda, J. P. (2002). Distinguishing prototype-based and exemplar-based processes in category learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 28, 800-811.

Smith, J. D., & Minda, J. P. (2001). Journey to the center of the category: The dissociation in amnesia between categorization and recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 27, 984-1002.

Minda, J. P. & Smith, J. D. (2001). Prototypes in category learning: The effects of category size, category structure, and stimulus complexity. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 27, 775–799.

Smith, J. D., & Minda, J. P. (2000). Thirty categorization results in search of a model. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 26, 3-27.

1997-1999

Smith, J. D., & Minda, J. P.(1998). Prototypes in the mist: The early epochs of category learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 24,1411-1430.

Smith, J. D., Murray, M. J., & Minda, J. P. (1997). Straight talk about linear separability. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 23, 659-680.

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