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Queen's University
 

Douglas Mewhort

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Professor


B.A., (Hons.) University of Toronto, 1964
M.A., University of Waterloo, 1965
Ph.D., University of Waterloo, 1968

 

Editor Emeritus of the Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology

T: 613.533.2883

E: mewhortd@queensu.ca

304 Humphrey Hall

Psychology Department

Queen's University
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6
 

 

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Research Interests

My research concerns human performance and how to model it. Current work centres on computational models for perception and memory with emphasis on decision and choice in speeded-performance tasks.

Selected Publications

Kelly, M. A. Blostein, D., & Mewhort, D. J. K. (2013). Encoding Structure in Holographic Reduced Representations. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67, 79-93

 

Franklin, D. R. J., & Mewhort, D. J. K. (2013). Control processes in free recall. In R. West & T. Stewart (Eds.), Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Cognitive Modelling, Ottawa: Carleton University.

Kelly, M. A., Blostein, D., & Mewhort, D. J. K. (2012). Encoding Structure in Holographic Reduced Representations. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67, 79-93.

Johns, B. T., Jones, M. N., & Mewhort, D. J. K. (2012) A synchronization account of false recognition. Cognitive Psychology, 65, 486-518. 

 

Weisman, R., Mewhort, D. J. K., Hoeschele, M., Bloomfield, L, L., & Sturdy, C. B. (2012). New Perspectives on Absolute Pitch in Birds and Mammals. In T. R. Zentall, & E. A. Wasserman (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of comparative cognition (pp. 67-79). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Zotov, V., Jones, M. N., & Mewhort, D. J. K. (2011). Contrast and assimilation in classification and exemplar production. Attention, Perception, & Performance, 73, 621-639.

Johns, E. E., & Mewhort, D. J. K. (2011). Serial-position effects for lures in short-term recognition memory. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18, 1126-1132.

Jamieson, R. K. & Mewhort, D. J. K. (2011). Grammaticality is inferred from global similarity: A reply to Kinder (2010). Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64, 209-216
                 

Mewhort, D. J. K., Cann, N. M., Slater, G. W., & Naughton, T. J (2010). High Performance Computing Systems and Applications.Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. (LNCS 5976).

 

Mewhort, D. J. K., Johns, B. T., & Kelly, M. (2010). Applying the permutation test to factorial designs. Behavior Research Methods. 42, 366-372.
               
Jamieson, R. K., & Holmes, S., & Mewhort, D.J.K. (2010). Global similarity predicts dissociation of classification and recognition: Evidence questioning the implicit /explicit learning distinction in amnesia. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory & Cognition, 36, 1529-1535.
               
Jamieson, R. K., & Mewhort, D. J. K. (2010). Applying an exemplar model to the artificial-grammar task: String-completion and performance on individual items. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63, 1014-1039.
               
Weisman, R., Hoeschele, M., Bloomfield, L, L., Mewhort, D. J. K., & Sturdy, C. B. (2010). Using Network Models of Absolute Pitch to Compare Frequency-Range Discriminations across Avian Species. Behavioural Processes, 84,421-427.

Jamieson, R. K., & Mewhort, D. J. K. (2009a). Applying an exemplar model to the artificial-grammar task: Inferring grammaticality from similarity. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62,550-575.

 

Jamieson, R. K., & Mewhort, D. J. K. (2009b). Applying an exemplar model to the serial reaction-time task: Anticipating from experience.  Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62,1757-1783

 

Mewhort, D. J. K., Kelly, M., & Johns, B. T. (2009). Randomization tests and the unequal-N/unequal-variance problem. Behavior Research Methods, 41, 664-667

 

Jones, M. N., & Mewhort, D. J. K. (2007). Representing word meaning and Order information in a composite Holographic Lexicon. Psychological Review.

Jones, M. N., Kintsch, W., & Mewhort, D. J. K. (2006). High dimensional semantic space accounts of priming. Journal of Memory & Language, 55, 534-552.

 Area of Specialty

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000