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13

May
2014

In Lab News

By Sunny

New paper on compound negation in Acta Psychologica

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).

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12

May
2014

In Lab News

By Sunny

Congrats, Gorka!

On 12, May 2014 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Many congratulations to our friend and colleague, Gorka Navarrete, who recently became a Professor at the Universidad Diego Portales in Chile!

12

May
2014

In Lab News

By Sunny

New article out in JML on eye-tracking and negation

On 12, May 2014 | In Lab News | By Sunny

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.

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12

May
2014

In Lab News

By Sunny

New paper on consistency and quantifiers in M&C

On 12, May 2014 | In Lab News | By Sunny

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.

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12

Apr
2014

In Lab News

By Sunny

Congrats to…me!

On 12, Apr 2014 | In Lab News | By Sunny

In February I accepted a position as a full-time research scientist at the Naval Research Laboratory, where I’ll be continuing my postdoctoral research on computational models of reasoning and cognitive robotics. Many thanks to Greg Trafton and everyone at the Intelligent Systems Section for making the offer to stay quite easy to accept!

18

Apr
2013

In Lab News

By Sunny

Congratulations to Professor Koralus!

On 18, Apr 2013 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Philipp Koralus has accepted the position on the faculty at Oxford University. He will be the Fulford Clarendon University Lecturer and Fulford Tutorial Fellow at St. Catherine’s College. We wish him many congratulations and best of luck on the new position!

09

Apr
2013

In Lab News

By Sunny

Theory of reverse engineering now out in JCP

On 09, Apr 2013 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Louis Lee and Phil’s paper on a new theory of reverse engineering is now published in the latest issue of the Journal of Cognitive Psychology.

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26

Mar
2013

In Lab News

By Sunny

Special issue of JCP on mental models in cognitive change now out

On 26, Mar 2013 | In Lab News | By Sunny

The latest issue of the Journal of Cognitive Psychology is out, and it is a special issue on “Mental Models in Cognitive Change”. Abstracts from three contributions of the lab are available below.

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14

Mar
2013

In Lab News

By Sunny

Set membership talk at the London Reasoning Workshop

On 14, Mar 2013 | In Lab News | By Sunny

I will be talking at the London Reasoning Workshop on my work with Phil and Max Lotstein that concerns new studies and the computational modeling of set membership inferences. The talk is titled, “The psychology of set membership”, and the workshop will be held on the 25th and 26th of July, 2013.

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14

Mar
2013

In Lab News

By Sunny

‘The probabilities of unique events’ now out in PLOS ONE

On 14, Mar 2013 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Our paper describing a new theory of how people estimate the probabilities of unique events, e.g., the probability that Hillary Clinton will run for President in 2016, has been published in PLOS ONE.

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