Congratulations to Prof. Ragni on completing his habilitation!

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.

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Latest discovery: Orenes, Beltrán, & Santamaría, 2014

Isabel Orenes, David Beltran and Carlos Santamaria have discovered that when people are shown an array of figures such as a red, green, yellow and blue figure, and they know the figure can be red or green,...

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Many talks on mental models at the 8th London Reasoning Workshop

The 8th London Reasoning Workshop took place from July 9th-10th, 2014 at Birkbeck College. It was organized by Valerie Thompson, and featured several talks on mental models,

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Research on problem solving highlighted in APS Observer

Recent research on problem solving strategies by Louis Lee and Phil Johnson-Laird was highlighted in the APS Observer.

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New paper on compound negation in Acta Psychologica

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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Congrats, Gorka!

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

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New article out in JML on eye-tracking and negation

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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New paper on consistency and quantifiers in M&C

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...

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Congrats to…me!

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...

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Latest Discovery: Moreno-Ríos, Rojas-Barahona & García-Madruga

Sergio Moreno-Ríos, Cristian Rojas-Barahona and Juan A. García-Madruga have examined how children and adults reason about diagrams of simple shapes, such as a red triangle, a red circle and a blue circle, that contain indeterminate information. Their...

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