John Anderson

Carnegie Mellon University

John Anderson is the Richard King Mellon Professor in Psychology and Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. His the developer of the ACT-R cognitive architecture. The goal of his research is to understand the structure of higher-level cognition with a particular focus on mathematical problem solving, with a focus on “unified theories of cognition.” He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, AAAS, and was the 2004 winner of the David E. Rumelhart Prize from the Cognitive Science Society, the 2016 Atkinson Prize from the National Academy of Sciences and the William James Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association of Psychological Science.

“Learning to Play Video Games without Instruction”