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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:

Launch PRISM

16

Mar
2015

In Lab News

By Sunny

Three new papers in press

On 16, Mar 2015 | In Lab News | By Sunny

We recently published three complementary papers on: the role of logic and probability in human reasoning; how people estimate unique event probabilities; and how they make immediate inferences from quantifiers.

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11

Mar
2015

In Lab News

By Sunny

Congratulations to Prof. Goodwin on getting tenure!

On 11, Mar 2015 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Prof. Geoff Goodwin recently received a tenure position in the Department of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. Many congratulations, Geoff!

09

Mar
2015

In Lab News

By Sunny

Byrne and Khemlani to talk at the 2016 Summer School in Cognitive Science

On 09, Mar 2015 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Ruth Byrne and Sunny Khemlani will give talks on mental models at the 2016 Summer School in Cognitive Science at the Université du Québec à Montréal. The focus area of the summer school will be on reasoning.

05

Nov
2014

In Lab News

By Sunny

New paper on moral conflicts in Thinking and Reasoning

On 05, Nov 2014 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Monica Bucciarelli and Margherita Daniele have a new paper in Thinking & Reasoning on conflicts in moral reasoning.
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28

Oct
2014

In Lab News

By Sunny

Congratulations to Prof. Ragni on completing his habilitation!

On 28, Oct 2014 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Many congratulations to Marco Ragni, who completed his habilitation at the University of Freiburg and has been promoted to Associate Professor! Congrats to him for receiving the venia legendi for Computer Science.