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John Anderson

John Robert Anderson is Richard King Mellon Professor of Psychology and Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University.  He is known for developing ACT-R, which is the most widely used cognitive architecture in cognitive science.  Anderson was also an early leader in research on intelligent tutoring systems, and computer systems based on his cognitive tutors currently teaching mathematics to about 500,000 children in American schools.  He has served as President of the Cognitive Science Society, and has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society.  He has received numerous scientific awards including the American Psychological Association's Distinguished Scientific Career Award, the David E. Rumelhart Prize for Contributions to the Formal Analysis of Human Cognition, and the inaugural Dr. A. H. Heineken Prize for Cognitive Science.  He is the incoming editor of the prestigious Psychological Review.

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Christianity and Democratisation
From Pious Subjects to Critical Participants

Manchester University Press
This book examines the contribution of different Christian traditions to the waves of democratization that have swept various parts of the world in recent...
John Anderson

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