John Robert Anderson

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According to Wikipedia, John Robert Anderson is a Canadian-born American psychologist. He is currently professor of Psychology and Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Biography Anderson obtained a B.A. from the University of British Columbia in 1968, and a Ph.D. in Psychology from Stanford in 1972. He became an assistant professor at Yale in 1972. He moved to the University of Michigan in 1973 as a Junior Fellow and returned to Yale in 1976 with tenure. He was promoted to full professor at Yale in 1977 but moved to Carnegie Mellon University in 1978. From 1988 to 1989, he served as president of the Cognitive Science Society. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences and has received a series of awards:1968: Governor General's Gold Medal: Graduated as top student in Arts and Sciences at University of British Columbia1978: Early Career Award of the American Psychological Association1989–1994: Research Scientist Award, NIMH1994: American Psychological Association's Distinguished Scientific Career Award1999: Elected to the National Academy of Sciences1999: Fellow of American Academy of Arts and Sciences2004: The David E. Rumelhart Prize, for Contributions to the Formal Analysis of Human Cognition2005: Howard Crosby Warren Medal for outstanding achievement in Experimental Psychology in the United States and Canada, Society of Experimental Psychology2006: Inaugural Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for Cognitive Science awarded by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences2011: Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science, Franklin Institute "for the development of the first large-scale computational theory of the process by which humans perceive, learn and reason, and its application to computer tutoring systems."2016: Atkinson Prize from the National Academy of Sciences.

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