John ClapperAssociate Professor
Ph.D., Stanford University
General Experimental Psychology
Research and Teaching Interests:
Cognitive psychology, categories and concepts, unsupervised learning, attention and memory organization, computational models of human learning.
Clapper, J. P. (2007). Category learning as schema induction. In Gluck, M. A., Anderson, J. R , & Kosslyn, S. M. (Eds.). Memory and Mind: A Festschrift for Gordon H. Bower. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Clapper, J. P., (2007). Prior knowledge and correlational structure in unsupervised learning . Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61, 109-127. |
Clapper, J. P. (2006). When more is less: negative exposure effects in unsupervised learning . Memory and Cognition, 34, 890-902.
Clapper, J. P. & Bower, G. H. (2002). Adaptive categorization in unsupervised learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 28, 909-923.
Clapper, J. P. & Bower, G. H. (1994) Category invention in unsupervised learning. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 20, 443-460.
Clapper, J. P. & Bower, G. H. (1991). Learning and applying category knowledge in unsupervised domains. In G. H. Bower (Ed.), The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Vol. 27, New York: Academic Press.