Faculty - Professor of Psychology
Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University
Role of awareness and conscious conceptions in behavior, processes for producing and comprehending language, attention, conceptions of nature.
Summerfield, M., Pleasant, K., Trcka, S., Li, A., & Yates, J. (2002). General conceptions of environmental problems in an undergraduate population. Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Undergraduate Social Science Research Conference, University of Northern Iowa.
Trcka, S., Pleasant, K., Summerfield, M., Li, A., & Yates, J. (2002). Differences in environmental conceptions of capstone students, committed faculty members, and committed students. Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Undergraduate Social Science Research Conference, University of Northern Iowa.
Yates, J., Bessman, M. , Dunne, M. , Jertson, D. * *(1988). Are conceptions of motion based on a naive theory or on prototypes?* *Cognition , 29, 251-275.
Yates, J. (1985). The content of awareness is a model of the world. Psychological-Review , 92. 249-284.
Memory and Language