publication . Article . 2013

George A. Miller (1920–2012)

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  • Published: 01 Jan 2013
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Presents an obituary for George A. Miller (1920—2012). Miller ranks among the most important psychologists of the 20th century. In addition to writing one of the best known papers in the history of psychology (“The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on Our Capacity for Processing Information,” published in Psychological Review in 1956), Miller also fomented the cognitive revolution, invented psycholinguistics and cognitive psychology, imported powerful ideas from the theories of information, communication, grammar, semantics, and artificial intelligence, and left us a sparkling oeuvre that proves that a rigorous scientist needn’t write in soggy...
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free text keywords: George A. Miller, psychologists, cognitive psychology, psycholinguistics, General Psychology, General Medicine, Psychology, Miller, biology.organism_classification, biology, Psychoanalysis, History of psychology, Cognitive science, Experimental and Cognitive Psychology, Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous), Developmental and Educational Psychology, Social psychology
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publication . Article . 2013

George A. Miller (1920–2012)

null Fuchs;