Keith Holyoak
#3188 Overall Influence

Keith Holyoak

American psychologist and cognitive scientist

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Keith James Holyoak is a Canadian-American researcher in cognitive psychology and cognitive science, working on human thinking and reasoning. Holyoak’s work focuses on the role of analogy in thinking. His work showed how analogy can be used to enhance learning of new abstract concepts by both children and adults, as well as how reasoning breaks down in cases of brain damage.

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University of Michigan
University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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University of British Columbia
University of British Columbia

Public research university in British Columbia, Canada

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Stanford University
Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, Los Angeles

Public research university in Los Angeles, California, United States

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#897 World Rank #509 USA Rank
Psychology
#23012 World Rank #5675 USA Rank
Literature