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How people estimate the probabilities of unique events

Boolean concept learning

Relational reasoning

Reasoning about inconsistency

Illusory inferences

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New Cognition paper on how children understand probabilities

30th March 2016 By Sunny

Vittorio Girotto, along with his colleagues Laura Fontanari, Michel Gonzalez, Giorgio Vallortigara, and Agnès Blaye, have a new paper in Cognition that shows that children below the age of 5 have difficulty forming probabilistic expectations. You can download the paper here.

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Postdoc and RA positions available at Freiburg

20th February 2016 By Sunny

The Cognitive Reasoning Group (PD Dr. Marco Ragni) at the Institute of
Computer Science, Research Group on Artificial Intelligence, Albert-
Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg invites applications for 1 Post-Doc Position (Salary level E 13 TV-L, 100%) and 1 Research Assistant (Salary level E 13 TV-L, 65%) to be filled as soon as possible for a period of 3 years. The funding is part of a DFG-funded Heisenberg-grant.

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New papers in JCP

9th February 2016 By Sunny

Two new papers, one on how children construct algorithms and another on spatial conditionals and illusory inferences, are now out in the Journal of Cognitive Psychology. Read more…