George Armitage Miller

1920 - 2012

George Armitage Miller

George Armitage Miller (February 3, 1920 – July 22, 2012) was an American psychologist who was one of the founders of cognitive psychology, and more broadly, of cognitive science. He also contributed to the birth of psycholinguistics. Miller wrote several books and directed the development of WordNet, an online word-linkage database usable by computer programs. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Armitage Miller has received more than 247,210 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 86th most popular psychologist.

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  • 7.61

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  • 2.54

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Among psychologists, George Armitage Miller ranks 86 out of 169Before him are Rollo May, Mary Ainsworth, Edward B. Titchener, Vladimir Bekhterev, Antonio Damasio, and David McClelland. After him are Clark L. Hull, Serge Moscovici, Charles Spearman, Wilfred Bion, Michael Balint, and Benjamin Bloom.

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Among people born in 1920, George Armitage Miller ranks 76Before him are Ovadia Yosef, Mario Benedetti, Alicia Alonso, Jaan Kross, P. D. James, and Mario Beccaria. After him are César Rodríguez Álvarez, Maurice Bucaille, Mehdi Ben Barka, José López Portillo y Pacheco, Vilém Flusser, and Jack Elam. Among people deceased in 2012, George Armitage Miller ranks 64Before him are Chris Marker, Renato Dulbecco, Scott McKenzie, F. Sherwood Rowland, Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, and Rodney King. After him are Carlo Maria Martini, Gustav Leonhardt, Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed, Maurice Herzog, Herbert Lom, and Hans Werner Henze.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Armitage Miller ranks 1,458 out of 12,171Before him are Raymond A. Spruance (1886), Edward Albee (1928), Donna Leon (1942), Beyoncé (1981), Elmer Bernstein (1922), and Martha Gellhorn (1908). After him are Clark L. Hull (1884), Sidney Bechet (1897), Eugene Merle Shoemaker (1928), Caroline Kennedy (1957), John Turturro (1957), and Richard Serra (1939).

Among PSYCHOLOGISTS In United States

Among psychologists born in United States, George Armitage Miller ranks 30Before him are Edward C. Tolman (1886), Frederick Herzberg (1923), G. Stanley Hall (1846), Rollo May (1909), Mary Ainsworth (1913), and David McClelland (1917). After him are Clark L. Hull (1884), Benjamin Bloom (1913), Walter Bradford Cannon (1871), Benjamin Spock (1903), Harry Stack Sullivan (1892), and James McKeen Cattell (1860).

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