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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.

26

Sep
2012

In Lab News

By Sunny

Theory of how reasoners estimate probabilities of unique events in press

On 26, Sep 2012 | In Lab News | By Sunny

PLOS ONE will publish a new model-based theory of how reasoners make estimates of unique probabilities, e.g., the probability that Obama will win the 2012 election.

02

Jul
2012

In Lab News

By Sunny

Mental models symposia at the International Conference on Thinking

On 02, Jul 2012 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Ruth Byrne organized two symposia on mental models at the International Conference on Thinking, London, July 2012.

02

Jul
2012

In Lab News

By Sunny

Mental models special issue of the Journal of Cognitive Psychology

On 02, Jul 2012 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Monica Bucciarelli, Amelia Gangemi, and Walter Schaeken, are editing a special issue of the Journal of Cognitive Psychology on mental models and cognitive change, which will be published in 2013.

14

Feb
2012

In Lab News

By Sunny

Lotstein to leave the lab for Freiburg

On 14, Feb 2012 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Congratulations to Max Lotstein! Max will finish his tenure at the MMR Lab and leave for the University of Freiburg in Freiburg, Germany on April 28th, 2012. There he’ll work with Marco Ragni in the Human Reasoning and Planning Lab and complete a Master’s in Computer Science.

16

Sep
2011

In Lab News

By Sunny

Prof. Madruga visiting the MMR Lab

On 16, Sep 2011 | In Lab News | By Sunny

Professor Juan García Madruga of UNED Madrid is visiting the lab for the month of November.