New Cognition paper on how children understand probabilities

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...

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Postdoc and RA positions available at Freiburg

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...

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New papers in JCP

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.

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Postdoc positions in reasoning at NRL

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...

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The 2016 Meeting in Memory of Vittorio Girotto

  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...

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Spatial reasoning: there’s an app for that!

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

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Three new papers in press

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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Congratulations to Prof. Goodwin on getting tenure!

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

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

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.

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New paper on moral conflicts in Thinking and Reasoning

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

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