James McClelland (psychologist)
Early life and education
McClelland was born on December 1, 1948 to Walter Moore and Frances (Shaffer) McClelland. He received a B.A. in Psychology from Columbia University
in 1970, and a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania
in 1975. He married Heidi Marsha Feldman on May 6, 1978, and has two daughters.
In 1986 McClelland published Parallel Distributed Processing: Explorations in the Microstructure of Cognition
with David Rumelhart
, which some still regard as a bible for cognitive scientists
. His present work focuses on learning, memory processes, and psycholinguistics
, still within the framework of connectionist models. He is a former chair of the Rumelhart Prize
committee, having collaborated with Rumelhart for many years, and himself received the award in 2010 at the Cognitive Science Society Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon.
- Mind & Brain Prize
- University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award in psychology, 2002
- William W. Cumming prize from Columbia University, 1970
- Research Scientist Career Development Award from the National Institute of Mental Health, 1981—86, 1987—97
- Fellow, National Science Foundation, 1970—73
- Rumelhart Prize, 2010
- C.L. de Carvalho-Heineken Prize, 2014
- Member, American Philosophical Society, 2008
- ^ "James L. McClelland VITA" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 1 Oct 2014.
- ^ a b c d e "Profile details: James Lloyd McClelland". Retrieved August 7, 2012.
- ^ David E. Rumelhart, James L. McClelland and PDP Research Group (1987). Parallel Distributed Processing: Explorations in the Microstructure of Cognition. ISBN 9780262680530.
- ^ MIND & BRAIN PRIZE - Center for Cognitive Science
- ^ "Recipients". Archived from the original on 2016-03-13. Retrieved 2012-12-10.
- ^ "Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Cognitive Science".
- ^ "APS Member History". search.amphilsoc.org. Retrieved 2021-04-28.
- ^ "Elections to the British Academy celebrate the diversity of UK research". British Academy. 2 July 2017. Retrieved 29 July 2017.
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