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Bower (Gordon) papers
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Description
The collection consists primarily of teaching files and research files, correspondence, as well as files from professional organizations. Also included are student materials and recommendations, both of which are restricted for 75 years from date of creation.
Background
Gordon Bower is the Albert Ray Lang Professor (Emeritus) of Psychology at Stanford University. He received a BA from Case Western Reserve University in 1954, and an MS (1957) & Ph.D. (1959) in from Yale University, both in Psychology. Bower’s research interests include the study of human memory, mnemonic devices, retrieval strategies, recording strategies, and category learning, including cognitive processes, emotion, imagery, language and reading comprehension as they relate to memory.
Extent
23.75 Linear Feet 16 boxes and 6.32 GB of digital files
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94305-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish.
Availability
Recommendations and student materials are closed for 75 years from date of creation. Otherwise tThe materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.