Bower, Gordon H.

Albert Ray Lang Professor (Emeritus)

Office Location: 

Jordan Hall, Building 420 Room 314

Office phone number: 
(650) 725-2417
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Research Summary: 

Study of human memory, mnemonic devices, retrieval strategies, recording strategies, and category learning. Interests in cognitive processes, emotion, imagery, language and reading comprehension as they relate to memory.


Ph.D. Experimental Psychology, Yale University, 1959