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Gary Kose

Director of M.A. Program in PsychologyProfessor of Psychology

B.A., Temple UniversityPh.D., City University of New York

Description

Professor Kose received his doctorate in 1982, in Developmental Psychology, from the CUNY Graduate Center, and joined the LIU faculty in 1984. He served as Chair of the Psychology Department from 1988-1997, and headed the NIMH funded Career Opportunities in Research program from 2002- 2007. He has been Director of M.A. Program in Psychology since 1998. His research interests include cognitive development, Piagetian Theory, Theory of Mind, cognition, problem solving, semiotics, and the psychology of the arts. He regularly teaches courses in history and systems in Psychology, research design, statistics, cognition, and psychology of art.

Specialties

Cognitive Development, Piagetian Theory, Theory of Mind, Cognition, Problem Solving, Semiotics, and the Psychology of the Arts, Philosophical and Theoretical Psychology

Publications

Kose, G. & Fireman, G. (1999). Postmodern readings of Piaget’s Genetic Epistemology. Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 20, 1, 52-61.

Kose, G.  (1999). Review of key concepts in psychotherapy integration. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 5, 1, 341-345.

Kose, G. (2000). Review of Culture and therapy: An integrative approach. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 9, 4, 421-425.

Kose, G. (2001). On truth and illusion in a psychotherapeutic sense: A review of Between Conviction and Uncertainty: Philosophical guidelines for practicing psychotherapists. Psychotherapy Integration, 7, 2, 284-290.

Kose, G. (2002). The quest for self identity: Time, narrative, and the late proses of Samuel Beckett. Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 15, 171-183.

Fireman, G. and Kose, G. (2002). The development of self-regulation and awareness in children's problem solving performance. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 163 (4), 410-423.

Fireman, G., Kose, G., and Soloman, M. (2003). Self-observation and Learning: The watching oneself on performance. Cognitive Development, 18, 339-354.

Silvestri, H. and Kose, G. (2003). Rationality and the practices of science: A rereading of Kant. In N. Stephenson, H. L. Radtke, R. J. Jorna, & H. J. Stam (eds.), Theoretical Psychology: Critical contributions. Concord, Ontario: Capus Press.

Fireman, G. and Kose, G. (2003). Psychotherapy: Science, myth, or both. In N. Stephenson, H. L. Radtke, R. J. Jorna, & H. J. Stam (eds.), Theoretical Psychology: Critical contributions. Concord, Ontario:  Capus Press.

Kosegarten, J. and Kose, G. (2010). Aspects of Wittgenstein’s psychological concepts. Recent Trends in Theoretical Psychology. Concord, Ontario: Capus Press.

Fireman, G. and Kose, G. (2010).  The development of perspective taking in young children. To appear in (Ed.), The Clinician’s Guide to Normal Cognitive Development in childhood. NY: Routledge Press.

Kosegarten, J. and Kose, G. (in press). Seeing reversals in ambiguous figures:  To know or not to know?. Perceptual & Motor Skills.

Kosegarten and Kose, G. (submitted).  Kosegarten, J. & Kose, G. Counterfactual reasoning, false beliefs, and ambiguous figures.  Presented @ Society for Research in Child Development, 2009. Cognitive Development.

Wong, L. L., Kose, G., and Kosegarten, J. (submitted).  The Effects of Practice, Verbalization and Mode of Presentation on Problem Solving Strategies for the Tower of Hanoi Problem . Presented @ Psychonomic Society, (2013). Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

Kose, G. and Kosegarten, J. (in preparation). The computational paradox and the problem of psychologism. Presented @ International Society for Theoretical Psychology, 2012. Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology.

Professional Affiliations

American Psychological Association, Member Divisions 7, 24

American Educational Research Association

Eastern Psychological Association

Society for Research in Child Development

Jean Piaget Society

International Society for Theoretical Psychology

American Society for Aesthetics

Psychonomic Society

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