Adams, Marilyn Jager

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ADAMS, Marilyn Jager

ADAMS, Marilyn Jager. American, b. 1948. Genres: Psychology, Education. Career: Planning Research Corp., Washington, DC, programmer and research assistant, 1967; General Electric Information Systems Division, Bethesda, MD, systems programmer and student intern, 1969-70; Bolt, Beranek & Newman, Inc., Cambridge, MA, cognitive and developmental psychologist, 1975-; writer. Brown University, senior research scientist, 1989-, visiting professor, 1994-95; National Assessment of Educational Progress, member of planning committee for reading, 1992; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for the Study of Reading, member of senior staff; guest on radio and television programs. Publications: (ed. and contrib.) Odyssey: A Curriculum for Thinking, Vol. I: Foundations of Reasoning, Vol. II: Understanding Language, Vol. III: Problem Solving, Vol. IV: Decision Making, Vol. V: Inventive Thinking, 1986; Beginning to Read: Thinking and Learning about Print, Press, 1990; (with Y.J. Tenney, R.W. Pew) Strategic Workload and the Cognitive Management of Advanced Multi-task Systems, 1991; (senior author) Collections for Young Scholars, K-2, 1994. Address: Bolt, Beranek & Newman, Inc, 10 Moulton St, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.