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10

Jan
2017

In Lab News

By Sunny

The interpretation of disjunctions depends on the contents of its clauses

On 10, Jan 2017 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Christina Quelhas and Phil Johnson-Laird published a recent paper in QJEP on how disjunctive assertions are modulated by the contents of their clauses. You can read the paper here, and the abstract is below.

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21

Aug
2016

In Lab News

By Sunny

Obituary for Vittorio Girotto in T&R

On 21, Aug 2016 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Paulo Legrenzi and Phil Johnson-Laird wrote an obituary for their close friend and colleague, Vittorio Girotto. The obituary will be published in Thinking & Reasoning soon, but we have included a preprint here for those interested.

01

Jul
2016

In Lab News

By Sunny

Congrats to Professor Mascarenhas!

On 01, Jul 2016 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Congratulations to Salvador Mascarenhas, who will be joining the faculty of Ecole Normale Superieure as an Assistant Professor this fall!

12

May
2016

In Lab News

By Sunny

Vittorio Girotto (1957-2016)

On 12, May 2016 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Vittorio-Poster
Vittorio Girotto passed away on Saturday, April 23rd, 2016. He was a close collaborator with many members of the lab, and he will be missed.

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30

Mar
2016

In Lab News

By Sunny

New Cognition paper on how children understand probabilities

On 30, Mar 2016 | In Lab News | 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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20

Feb
2016

In Lab News

By Sunny

Postdoc and RA positions available at Freiburg

On 20, Feb 2016 | In Lab News | 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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09

Feb
2016

In Lab News

By Sunny

New papers in JCP

On 09, Feb 2016 | In Lab News | 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…

20

Jan
2016

In Lab News

By Sunny

Postdoc positions in reasoning at NRL

On 20, Jan 2016 | In Lab News | By Sunny

The Naval Research Lab is currently seeking applicants for multiple postdoctoral positions to collaborate on various projects in reasoning, including (but not limited to) building a unified computational framework of reasoning; investigating how people engage in explanatory reasoning; and testing a system that reasons about time and temporal relations.
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28

Oct
2015

In Events
Lab News

By Sunny

The 2016 Meeting in Memory of Vittorio Girotto

On 28, Oct 2015 | In Events, Lab News | By Sunny

Last minute updates:

  • Phil Johnson-Laird will give an introductory talk at 9:30am on July 28th

 

A meeting in memory of Vittorio Girotto will be held at University College London from July 28th-29th, 2016. This meeting was formerly for Phil Johnson-Laird, but the committee and he have decided that instead it should memorialize Vittorio, who passed away on April 23rd, 2016. Details of the meeting are available here.

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24

Mar
2015

In Lab News

By Sunny

Spatial reasoning: there’s an app for that!

On 24, Mar 2015 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Marco Ragni, Markus Knauff, and Franz Dietrich have designed an online interface to their recently published theory on spatial reasoning (Ragni & Knauff, 2013). You can click below to use it:

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