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.
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.
24.75 Linear Feet
17 boxes and 6.32 GB of digital files
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