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Ji Son

MERLOT Contributor
Assistant Professor
Cal State LA
Member Type: Faculty
Last Login: Nov 05, 2015
Member Since: Aug 01, 2011



Primary Affiliation:
  • California State University, Los Angeles (Education, 4 Year/4 Year + Grad, CA, United States)

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Education History

  • PhD Psychology & Cognitive Sciences (08/2007)
    Indiana University, Bloomington
  • BS Cognitive Science (06/2002)
    University of California, Los Angeles


  • Fyfe, E.,R., McNeil, N., Son, J.Y., & Goldstone, R.L. (2014). Concreteness fading in mathematics and science instruction: A systematic review in Educational Psychology Review (26, 9-25).
  • Son, J.Y., Smith, L.B., Goldstone, R.G., & Leslie, M. (2012). The importance of being interpreted: Grounded words and children's relational reasoning in Frontiers in Developmental Psychology
  • Kuwabara, M., Son, J.Y., & Smith, L.B. (2011). Attention to context: U.S. and Japanese children's emotional judgments in Journal of Cognition and Development (12, 502-517).
  • Son, J.Y., Smith, L.B., & Goldstone, R.L. (2011). Connecting instances to promote children's relational reasoning in Journal of Experimental Child Psychology (108, 260-277).
  • Goldstone, R. L., Son, J. Y, & Byrge, L. (2011). Early perceptual learning in Infancy (16, 45-51).
  • Kellman, P.J., Massey, C.M., & Son, J.Y. (2010). Perceptual learning modules in mathematics: Enhancing students' pattern recognition, structure extraction, and fluency in Topics in Cognitive Science (2, 285-305).
  • Goldstone, R.L., Landy, D.H., & Son, J.Y. (2010). The education of perception in Topics in Cognitive Science (2, 265-284).
  • Son, J.Y., Doumas, L.A.A., & Goldstone, R.L. (2010). When Do Words Promote Analogical Transfer? in Journal of Problem Solving (3, 52-92).
  • Son, J.Y., & Goldstone, R.L. (2009). Contextualization in perspective in Cognition and Instruction (27, 1-39).
  • Son, J.Y., & Goldstone, R.L. (2009). Fostering general transfer with specific simulations in Pragmatics & Cognition (17, 1-42).
  • Son, J.Y., Smith, L.B., & Goldstone, R.L. (2008). Simplicity and generalization: Short-cutting abstraction in children’s object categorizations in Cognition (108, 626-638).
  • Goldstone, R.L., & Son, J.Y. (2005). The transfer of scientific principles using concrete and idealized simulations in Journal of the Learning Sciences (14, 69-114).
  • Goldstone, R.L., & Son, J.Y. (2005). Similarity. in Cambridge Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Teaching Experience

  • PSY160 (Winter 2015)
    Cal State LA - Introduction to Lifespan Development
  • PSY302 (Fall 2014)
    Cal State LA - Inferential Statistics