In Lab News
On 13, May 2014 | In Lab News | By Sunny
Isabel Orenes, Phil Johnson-Laird, and I recently published a paper in Acta Psychologica on how people negate compound assertions (e.g., conjunctions: A and B, disjunctions: A or B or both, and conditionals: if A then B).
Isabel Orenes, David Beltrán, and Carlos Santamaría have a new article out in the Journal of Memory and Language that reports eye-tracking data on the process by which people comprehend negated assertions.
Marco Ragni, Phil Johnson-Laird and I recently published a paper in Memory & Cognition on how people judge the consistency of a set of quantified assertions. One novel thing about the paper is that we made use of Levenshtein distance to describe the distance between two models as a predictor of inferential difficulty.