Roger W. Schvaneveldt
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Roger W. Schvaneveldt (born April 11, 1941 in
Logan, Utah Logan is a city in Cache County, Utah, United States. The 2020 census recorded the population was 52,778. Logan is the county seat of Cache County and the principal city of the Logan metropolitan area, which includes Cache County and Franklin ...
) is an American
experimental psychologist Experimental psychology refers to work done by those who apply experimental methods to psychological study and the underlying processes. Experimental psychologists employ human participants and animal subjects to study a great many topics, in ...
with a focus on basic and applied research in
cognitive psychology Cognitive psychology is the scientific study of mental processes such as attention, language use, memory, perception, problem solving, creativity, and reasoning. Cognitive psychology originated in the 1960s in a break from behaviorism, which ...
. He earned a PhD from the
University of Wisconsin–Madison A university () is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in several academic disciplines. Universities typically offer both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. In the United States, the ...
in 1967 and has been on the faculties of
Stony Brook University Stony Brook University (SBU), officially the State University of New York at Stony Brook, is a public research university in Stony Brook, New York. Along with the University at Buffalo, it is one of the State University of New York system' ...
(1967–77),
New Mexico State University New Mexico State University (NMSU or NM State) is a public land-grant research university based primarily in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Founded in 1888, it is the oldest public institution of higher education in New Mexico and one of the state's tw ...
(1977–2000), and
Arizona State University Arizona State University (Arizona State or ASU) is a public research university in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Founded in 1885 by the 13th Arizona Territorial Legislature, ASU is one of the largest public universities by enrollment in the ...
(2000–10). In 1971, Schvaneveldt co-wrote with David E. Meyer the seminal article on semantic priming. He developed Pathfinder Network Scaling with Francis T. (Frank) Durso and others, editing a widely cited book on it in 1990,. and has also published on
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,
implicit learning Implicit learning is the learning of complex information in an unintentional manner, without awareness of what has been learned. According to Frensch and Rünger (2003) the general definition of implicit learning is still subject to some controvers ...
, aviation psychology, and on
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in
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with Trevor Cohen and others. Schvaneveldt is a
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of the
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, the
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, the
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, and the
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.


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See also

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Implicit stereotype In social identity theory, an implicit bias or implicit stereotype, is the pre-reflective attribution of particular qualities by an individual to a member of some social out group. Implicit stereotypes are thought to be shaped by experience and ba ...
, see paper with Meyer from 1971 ("Facilitation") *
Lexical decision task The lexical decision task (LDT) is a procedure used in many psychology and psycholinguistics experiments. The basic procedure involves measuring how quickly people classify stimuli as words or nonwords. Although versions of the task had been used ...
, see papers from 1971 and 1973 * Word superiority effect, see paper from 1982 * Random indexing, see paper with Cohen from 2009 and 2010 *
Indirect tests of memory Indirect memory tests assess the retention of information without direct reference to the source of information. Participants are given tasks designed to elicit knowledge that was acquired incidentally or unconsciously and is evident when performan ...


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Roger Schvaneveldt {{DEFAULTSORT:Schvaneveldt, Roger W Living people 1941 births Experimental psychologists Writers from Logan, Utah University of Wisconsin–Madison alumni Stony Brook University faculty Arizona State University faculty New Mexico State University faculty