Steamboat Springs, Colorado
The Thunderhead Lodge, Headwall Room
January 2 - January 7, 1983
Organizer: Richard Shiffrin


Sunday, January 2: 3:00 pm *** Reception ***

Sunday, January 2: 7:00 - 10:15 pm Texts, Discourses, and Reading (Hans Brunner, Chair)

John Black, Yale U. What are the Links in Story Memory?
Jane Zbrodoff, U. Toronto. Writing Stories Under Time and Length Constraints.
Hans Brunner, Indiana U. Context in Spoken Sentence Comprehension.
Miriam Schustack, Harvard U. Using Predictions in Reading.
Bruce Britton, U. Georgia. Allocation of Cognitive Resources in Reading.
Mike Masson, U. Victoria. Assessing Comprehension During Skimming and RSVP.

Monday, January 3: 4:00 - 5:00 pm Learning to Use Computers (John Anderson, Chair)

5:15 - 7:30 pm Texts, Discourses, and Higher Processes (Gail McKoon, Chair)

John Anderson, Carnegie-Mellon U. Learning to Plan in LISP.
Marc Sebrechts, Wesleyan U. Acquiring Text Editing Skill.
Gail McKoon and Roger Ratcliff, Yale U. Inference in Text Processing.
Richard Yekovich and Carol Walker, Catholic U. Effects of Prior Knowledge on Text Comprehension.
Lynne Reder, Carnegie-Mellon U. Strategies and Effects of Knowledge on Memory Search.
George Potter, U. Denver. Integration vs. Compartmentalization in Memory for Discourse.

Tuesday, January 4: 4:00 - 5:00 pm Intelligence and Problem Solving (David Klahr, Chair)

5:15 - 8:00 pm Reaction Time Models and Data (Steve Link, Chair)

Michael Gardner, U. Utah. Components of Human Intelligence.
David Klahr, Carnegie-Mellon U. Problem Solving in Preschool Children.
Steve Link, McMaster U. Guessing About Guessing.
Bruce Bloxom, Vanderbilt U. Estimating Hazard Functions.
Greg Ashby, Ohio State U. A Biased Random Walk Model.
James Townsend, Purdue U. Perceptual Dimensions in Reaction Time.
William Petrusic, Carlton U. Stochastic Counter Models.

Wednesday, January 5: 4:00 - 5:30 pm Clinical Memory (Laird Cermak, Chair)

5:45 - 7:45 pm Metacognition (Tom Nelson, Chair)

Mary Naus and William Watters, U. Houston. Memory Under Duress.
Larry Squire, VA Medical Center, San Diego. Neuropsychology of Memory.
Laird Cermak, VA Medical Center, Boston. Episodic and Semantic Memory in Amnesia.
Tom Nelson, U. Washington. The Feeling of Knowing.
Daryl Bruce, Florida State U. Questions About Importance of Memory Questions.
Harry Bahrick, Ohio Wesleyan U. Maintenance of Knowledge.
Earl Butterfield, U. Washington. Development of Metacognition in Children.

Thursday, January 6: 4:00 - 7:45 pm Perception and Sensory Processes (Carol Krumhansl, Chair)

Don Jamieson, U. Calgary. Long-Term Implications of Early Unilateral Deafness.
Ovid Tzeng, UC Riverside. Language Lateralization and Time Keeping.
Carol Krumhansl, Cornell U. Perceptual Structures for Music.
James Cutting, Cornell U. Perception and Invariants.
Tom Harrington and Randall Aust, U. Nevada, Reno. Information Processing from Moving Displays.
Bill Uttal, U. Michigan. Configuration Effects in Dotted Form Perception.

Friday, January 7: 4:00 - 5:30 pm Attention and Information Processing (Richard Shiffrin, Chair)

6:00 - 7:30 pm Imagery

Bill Johnston, U. Utah. Selectivity in Perception and Memory.
Richard Shiffrin, Indiana U. Repetition Effects and Word Unitization.
Gordon Logan, U. Toronto. Attentional Control of Thought and Action.

** Brief Business Meeting **

Ruth Maki, N. Dakota State U. Mental Rotation and Judgment of Orientation.
Bob Weber, Oklahoma State U. Switching Time in Speech and Imagery.
Peggy Intons-Peterson, Indiana U. Imaginal Priming.