Name: Dr. Kimery Reed Levering
Title: Assistant Professor
Office Location: Dyson 340
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 2568
Email: Kimery.Levering@marist.edu
Degrees Held:

Ph.D. Cognitive Psychology - Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

M.S. Psychology - Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY

B.A. Psychology - The Colllege of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

Publications:

Levering, K.R. & Kurtz, K.J.Levering, K.R. & Kurtz, K.J. (2015). Observational versus classification in supervised category learning. Memory & Cognition, 43, 266-282.

Kurtz, K.J., Levering, K.R., Romero, J., Stanton, R.D., & Morris, S.N. (2013). Human learning of elemental category structures: Revising the classic result of Shepard, Hovland, and Jenkins (1961). Journal of Experimental Psychology; Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 39, 552-572.

Levering, K.R. & Kurtz, K.J. (2009). Generalization in higher-order cognition: Categorization and analogy as bridges to stored knowledge. In MT Banich & DC Cavendish (Eds.), Generalization of Knowledge: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. (pp. 175-196). Los Angeles, CA.

Conferences & Workshops:

REFEREED CONFERENCE PAPERS

Levering, K.R. & Kurtz, K.J. (2011). Observational category learning as a path to more robust generative knowledge. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Cognitive Science Society (pp. 631-636). Boston, MA.

Levering, K.R. & Kurtz, K.J. (2006). The influence of learning to distinguish categories on graded structure. Proceedings of the 28th Annual Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1681-1686). Vancouver, BC.

 

POSTERS PRESENTED AT CONFERENCES

*Eberle, G. & Levering, K.R. (2016, October). The relationship between poverty and mental health in the Hudson Valley. Poster Presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the New England Psychological Association, Worcester, MA.

*Hicks, E. & Levering, K.R., *Moran, A., *Argiro, K., & *Salerno, K. (2016, October). Exploring the relationship between music genre and exercise intensity. Paper presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the New England Psychological Association, Worcester, MA.

*Poinan, M., Levering, K.R., & Jay, K. (2016, October). Auditory perception and attention. Paper presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the New England Psychological Association, Worcester, MA.

Levering, K.R., Conaway, N., & Kurtz, K. J. (2016, August) Linear separability and human category learning: Revisiting a classic study. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Boston, MA.

*Corbett, G & Levering, K.R. (2016, March) The impact of music tempo on verbal memory. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Kurtz, K.J., Conaway, N.B., Levering, K.R., & Eisenberg, E. (2013). Learning categories by generating examples. Poster Presented at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Toronto, ON, Candada.

Levering, K.R. & Kurtz, K.J. (2011, November). Eliciting generative versus discriminative modes of human category learning. Poster presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Seattle, WA.

Levering, K.R. & Kurtz, K.J. (2010, August). Beyond binary: One small step across the artificial-naturalistic divide in understanding human category learning. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Portland, OR.

Kurtz, K.J. & Levering, K.R. (2009, November). Inference learning under uncertainty. Poster presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society, Chicago, IL.

Kurtz, K.J. & Levering, K.R. (2009, July). Toward a new benchmark for models of category learning. Poster presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Levering, K.R. & Kurtz, K.J. (2008, July). Mode shifts during category learning. Poster presented at the 30nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Washington, DC.

Levering, K.R. & Kurtz, K.J. (2007, July). Learning-based constraints on graded structure in category representation. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Nashville, TN.

* denotes student author