Jack Yates

Department of Psychology
Faculty - Professor of Psychology

Area

Cognitive Psychology/Psycholinguistics

Degrees

Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University

Research Interests

Role of awareness and conscious conceptions in behavior, processes for producing and comprehending language, attention, conceptions of nature.

Selected Publications

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.

Courses Taught

Research Methods

Cognitive Psychology

Memory and Language

Office

Bartlett 2077

Phone

319-273-2051

Email

jack.yates@uni.edu