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Gordon H. Bower
Born (1932-12-30)December 30, 1932
Died June 17, 2020(2020-06-17) (aged 87)
Alma mater Western Reserve University
Awards National Medal of Science (2005)
Scientific career
Fields Cognitive psychology
Institutions Stanford University
Doctoral advisor Frank A. Logan
Notable students John R. Anderson, Lawrence W. Barsalou, Lera Boroditsky, Keith Holyoak, Stephen Kosslyn, Alan Lesgold, Mark A. Gluck, Robert Sternberg

Gordon Howard Bower (December 30, 1932 – June 17, 2020) was an American cognitive psychologist. He studied human memory, language comprehension, emotion, and behavior modification.

He held the A. R. Lang Emeritus Professorship at Stanford University.

He was voted number 42 in the list of most notable psychologists of the 20th century, published by the Review of General Psychology. He was awarded the National Medal of Science in 2005.

Bower died on June 17, 2020 at his home in Stanford, California from pulmonary fibrosis at the age of 87.

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