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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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13

Mar
2013

In Lab News

By Sunny

Phil to talk at the London Reasoning Workshop

On 13, Mar 2013 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Phil will give a talk at the London Reasoning Workshop (organized annually by Mike Oaksford) on recent research with Monica Bucciarelli, Robert Mackiewicz, and Sunny Khemlani on mental simulation. His talk is titled, “Simulation in thinking”, and the workshop will be held on the 25th and 26th of July, 2013.

13

Mar
2013

In Lab News

By Sunny

New homepage design

On 13, Mar 2013 | In Lab News | By Sunny

I just refreshed the new homepage to use the same theme that I use on my personal site. It’s based on Andre Gagnon’s Aware theme. One of the things I like about the theme is that its documentation and support are excellent.

09

Oct
2012

In Lab News

By Sunny

Phil Johnson-Laird becomes Professor Emeritus

On 09, Oct 2012 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Phil Johnson-Laird retired on July 1st and assumed an Emeritus position. He is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Psychology at New York University.