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Conference Programme

Full programme booklet (pdf).
Individual paper.
Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012
3:00 pmREGISTRATION BEGINS (MALET STREET B02 and BO3)
6:00 pm to 7:15 pmPlenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
Recursive and non-recursive thinking
Phil Johnson-Laird FRS
7:15 pmWINE RECEPTION (CLORE BUILDING FOYER)
Wednesday, July 4th, 2012
Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 (CLORE BUILDING B01)
9:00 am to 9:20 am SYMPOSIUM: Mental Models and Deduction
Symposia Key Note: Marco Ragni
Preferred mental models and the evaluation of consistency
9:20 am to 9:40 am
9:40 am to 10:00 am mReasoner: A unified computational theory of reasoning
Sangeet Khemlani and P.N. Johnson-Laird
10:00 am to 10:20 am Temporal and spatial reasoning
Ana Cristina Quelhas and Csongor Juhos
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am Reasoning and numerical ambiguities: a test of the mental model theory’s principle of truth
Robert Mackiewicz
11:10 am to 11:30 am Priming the search for counterexamples in children and adults
Henry Markovits
11:30 am to 11:50 am A dual process approach of the mental model theory concerning conditional reasoning and development
Pierre Barrouillet and Caroline Gauffroy
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
From feature vectors to higher-order relations: Bootstrapping a human mind
Keith Holyoak
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm SYMPOSIUM: Mental Models and Everyday Reasoning
Symposia Key Note: Geoff Goodwin
Mental models of Boolean concept acquisition and representation
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm

Spatial Belief Revision
Markus Knauf

3:00 pm to 3:20 pm Moral reasoning in children
Monica Bucciarelli
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm Reasoning about intentions
Ruth Byrne
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm Reasoning about clinical tests
Vittorio Girotto and Michel Gonzalez
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm How emotions affect reasoning in psychological disorders
Amelia Gangemi and Francesco Mancini
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
I'm here, choose me! How location affects choice
Maya Bar-Hillel
Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 (MALET STREET B33)
9:00 am to 9:20 am SYMPOSIUM: Analogical Reasoning
Symposia Key Note: Robert G. Morrison
Executive Function and Knowledge in Analogical Reasoning: An Integrated Developmental, Neurocognitive and Computational Approach
9:20 am to 9:40 am
9:40 am to 10:00 am From your eyes only: Tracking children's and adults' strategies in analogy making
Jean-Pierre Thibaut and Robert French
10:00 am to 10:20 am Toward a neurocomputational model of relational reasoning
Keith Holyoak
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am Growing Analogy from Recycled Parts
Denis Mareschal
11:10 am to 11:30 am Development of relational reasoning during adolescence
Iroise Dumontheil
11:30 am to 11:50 am Analogical processes support learning relational categories
Dedre Gentner
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
From feature vectors to higher-order relations: Bootstrapping a human mind
Keith Holyoak
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm Learning structured representations from unstructured inputs
Leonidas A. A. Doumas
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm Why We're (Not) So Smart with Numbers: Symbolic coding of quantities and their relations
John Opfer
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm Analogy and education:  Encouraging analogy through helping learns to manage process demands
Lindsey Richland
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm Making culture: Roles for analogy
Jeffrey Loewenstein
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm Slips and slippage: Analogy-making in perception and action
William York
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm Goal-driven attentional control in analogical mapping
Anna Chuderska
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
I'm here, choose me! How location affects choice
Maya Bar-Hillel
Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 (MALET STREET B34)
9:00 am to 9:20 am SYMPOSIUM: Decision Making
Symposia Key Note: Neil Stewart
How we think when we decide: What evidence, exactly, do we accumulate when we choose?
9:20 am to 9:40 am
9:40 am to 10:00 am Algebraic models and heuristics in risky choice: Foes or allies?
Thorsten Pachur
10:00 am to 10:20 am Integration of probability: Qualitative insight and computational inability?
Peter Juslin
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am Intertemporal tradeoffs between prospects of multiple outcomes
Daniel Read, Marc Scholten
11:10 am to 11:30 am Risk Sensitivity as Bayesian Inference
Jerker Denrell
11:30 am to 11:50 am Taking Wason to the market: Studies of the Wason selection task in competitive markets
David Budescu, Boris Maciejovsky, Matthias Sutter and Patrick Bernau
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
From feature vectors to higher-order relations: Bootstrapping a human mind
Keith Holyoak
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm SYMPOSIUM: Mental and Social Simulation
Symposia Key Note: Michael Norton
The meaning of spontaneous thought
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm Exploring the multiverse: Implications of convergent and divergent counterfactual structures for perceptions of fate and meaning
Keith Markman
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm Opportunity stops knocking: Regret and temporal asymmetry in perceived opportunity
Denise Beike and Keith Markman
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm Thinking about the self in time: Temporal landmarks on the future landscape affect people’s talking about, and motivation to pursue, future selves Anne Wilson and Johanna Peetz
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm Mental real estate: Inferring interpersonal attitudes from own and others’ recall and forgetting Malia Mason
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm “Vicarious task completion”: The effect of perceived completion on subjective experience David Faro and Xi Zou
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
I'm here, choose me! How location affects choice
Maya Bar-Hillel
Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 (MALET STREET B35)
9:00 am to 9:20 am SYMPOSIUM: A developmental perspective on counterfactual thinking
Symposia Key Note: Sarah Beck
What counts as counterfactual thinking in children?
9:20 am to 9:40 am
9:40 am to 10:00 am What makes a counterfactual world counterfactual? A developmental approach
Eva Rafetseder and Josef Perner
10:00 am to 10:20 am Executive functions and the development of counterfactual thinking Patrick Burns
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am Does counterfactual reasoning influence how we blame others? A comparison of the role of reasoning in attributions of regret and blame. Nina Powell
11:10 am to 11:30 am Do children who experience regret make better decisions?
Eimear O’Connor
11:30 am to 11:50 am Counterfactual thinking about causal systems
Caren Frosch, Teresa McCormack, David Lagnado and Patrick Burns
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
From feature vectors to higher-order relations: Bootstrapping a human mind Keith Holyoak
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm Counterfactual reasoning and children’s causal learning: a training study
Teresa McCormack, Tom Beckers, Victoria Simms and Jemma McGourty
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm Counterfactual thinking and the mutability of internalized self-representations David Maloney
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm Children’s understanding of the fantasy-reality distinction: looking at real, near real and fantasy entities
Allan Laville
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm Improving the Past and the Future: A temporal Asymmetry in Hypothetical Thinking
Clare Walsh, Donatella Ferrante, Vittorio Girotto and Marta Straga
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm Probability vs. Confirmation judgements: a comparison in accuracy and test-retest reliability
Katya Tentori, Nick Chater and Vincenzo Crupi
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm A complex emergence solution to the reasoning systems’ interaction problem
Colin A Wastell
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
I'm here, choose me! How location affects choice
Maya Bar-Hillel

Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 (MALET STREET G15)

9:00 am to 9:20 am SYMPOSIUM: Delusional thinking
Symposia Key Note: Niall Galbraith
A theoretical model of delusional belief: Integrating reasoning, perceptual and emotional processes
9:20 am to 9:40 am
9:40 am to 10:00 am People with delusions jump to conclusions: the role of reasoning in the persistence of delusional beliefs
Robert Dudley
10:00 am to 10:20 am Delusional ideation and probability estimations of delusional and neutral stimuli
Claire Jones
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am Factors That May Moderate the Emergence of the Jump to Conclusions Bias in Sub-Clinical Delusional Ideation
Stephanie Rhodes
11:10 am to 11:30 am Reasoning in Schizophrenia: A review of the literature
Amelia Gangemi and Valentina Cardella
11:30 am to 11:50 am
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
From feature vectors to higher-order relations: Bootstrapping a human mind
Keith Holyoak
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm Do you have to be smart to know what the others are thinking?
Vladimira Cavojova, Eva Ballova Mikuskova and Robert Hanak
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm Overthinking our choices: Individual differences in gathering information about options
Laurel Evans and Marc J. Buehner1
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm Intracranial Recordings of Active Thought Processe
Meir Meshulam
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm  
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
I'm here, choose me! How location affects choice
Maya Bar-Hillel
Wednesday, July 4th, 2012 (MALET STREET B06)
9:00 am to 9:20 am Eye Movements in Conditional Reasoning: 'If then' and 'Only if'
Suzanne Egan
9:20 am to 9:40 am But how do we reason we it?
Janssens Leen
9:40 am to 10:00 am Modal Un-differentiation  in Children: In the Case of Modus Ponens
Akira Nakagaki
10:00 am to 10:20 am Judging the probability of noisy-logical relationships in trial-by-trial learning-tasks
Momme von Sydow
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am Individual differences in Bayesian reasoning: Ecological rationality, nested sets and beyond
Miroslav Sirota and Marie Juanchich
11:10 am to 11:30 am Numeracy, causal cues, and statistical reasoning
Simon McNair
11:30 am to 11:50 am Do people discount low frequency events if the cost is held constant across event type and frequency? Utility versus time Discounting
John McClure and Chris Sibley
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
From feature vectors to higher-order relations: Bootstrapping a human mind
Keith Holyoak
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm Surprise is Sense-making Explanation
Meadhbh Foster and Mark Keane
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm The effect of state shame and guilt on perception of risk
Emily Hancock, Rachel McCloy and Philip Beaman
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm Emotion, relevance and arousal in conditional reasoning
Isabelle Blanchette, Samuel Morin-Carignan and Charles Belanger
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm Inductive reasoning with emotional contents
Marios Eliades, Warren Mansell and Isabelle Blanchette
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm Social discounting in n degrees of separation
Kuninori Nakamura
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm Attention as the outcome of a dynamic reasoning process
Bradley Love
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm A cognitive model to bridge psychology and economic modelling
Leigh Caldwell
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
I'm here, choose me! How location affects choice
Maya Bar-Hillel
Thursday, July 5th, 2012
Thursday, July 5th, 2012 (CLORE BUILDING B01)
9:00 am to 9:20 am SYMPOSIUM: Factors affecting heuristic choice: How do children and adults evaluate, weight, and integrate information?
Symposia Key Note: Thorsten Pachur
Beyond expectation: Modeling affective risky choice with heuristics
9:20 am to 9:40 am
9:40 am to 10:00 am Averaging and adding in children’s worth judgments: A bias can highlight normative understanding.
Anne Schlottmann, Rachel Harman & Julie Paine
10:00 am to 10:20 am A lexicographic trade-off model for the development of framing effects in risky choice Hilde M. Huizenga, Anna van Duijvenvoorde, Bernd Figner & Brenda Jansen
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am People’s judgements of the truth of propositions, and its application to intuitive decisions about the correctness of mathematical solutions. Rolf Reber
11:10 am to 11:30 am Effect of mode or order of presentation (discrete vs. continuous) on children’s ability to overcome intuitive inference in geometry
Ruth Stavy & Reuven Babai
11:30 am to 11:50 am Children’s logical reasoning in an adaptive training system
Maartje Raijmakers, Nina Gierasimczuk, & Han van der Maas
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
Reasoning as the production and evaluation of reasons
Dan Sperber
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm The development of context-based and rule-based reasoning and their relationship with individual differences variables
Kinga Morsanyi, Simon Handley, Caterina Primi & Francesca Chiesi
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm Representations and compressions Michael Lissack
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm Controlling one's own thinking underwater: Routine material preparation as a psychological tool Laura Kloetzer
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm An application of professional decision making research in the social care and health sectors: Identifying expert judgement consensus for a web based training aid
Priscilla Harries, Miranda Davies, Ken Gilhooly and Mary Gilhooly
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm Restructuring as interpreting in insight problem solving. The logos as the interrelationship between language and thinking
Laura Macchi and Maria Bagassi
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm Logic or probabilities the role of Bayesian argumentation in a theory of persuasion Jens Koed Madsen
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm On rhetorical syllogisms: How enthymemes work
Daniel Rivera and Josep Demestre
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
What is reasoning for: Knowing, deciding or arguing?
Jonathan Evans
7:00 pm Dinner (UCL Main Building)
Thursday, July 5th, 2012 (MALET STREET B33)
9:00 am to 9:20 am SYMPOSIUM: Argumentation
Symposia Key Note:Hugo Mercier
Looking for arguments
9:20 am to 9:40 am
9:40 am to 10:00 am Drawing inferences from absent evidence: A Bayesian network approach
Adam Harris, David Lagnado, and Victoria Cullen
10:00 am to 10:20 am Arguing about probability: Lay people’s criteria for distinguishing strong arguments from weak ones
Hans Hoeken, Ester Åorm and Peter Jan Schellens
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am Is high-quality evidence more persuasive than low-quality evidence in the presence of counterevidence? A cross-cultural study
Jos Hornikx
11:10 am to 11:30 am Utility templates for consequential arguments
Jean-François Bonnefon, Matthew Haigh and Andrew J. Stewart
11:30 am to 11:50 am Confirmation bias in argumentative reasoning
Catarina Dutilh Novaes
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
Reasoning as the production and evaluation of reasons
Dan Sperber
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm SYMPOSIUM: Bayesian Approaches
Symposia Keynote: Charles Kemp
A taxonomy of inductive problems
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm Learning time-varying categories: The role of absolute and relative judgment
Dan Navarro
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm A normative theory of Weber’s law
Jeff Beck, Ingmar Kanitscheider and Alex Pouget
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm Reconciling intuitive physics and Newtonian mechanics for colliding objects
Adam N. Sanborn, Vikash K. Mansinghka, and Thomas L.Griffiths
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm Heuristics, optimality, and children’s sequential information search
Jonathan Nelson, Bojana Divjak, Gudny Gudmundsdottir, Laura Martignon, and Björn Meder
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm The Bayesian Boom: Good thing or bad?
Ulrike Hahn
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
What is reasoning for: Knowing, deciding or arguing?
Jonathan Evans
7:00 pm Dinner (UCL Main Building)
Thursday, July 5th, 2012 (MALET STREET B34)
9:00 am to 9:20 am SYMPOSIUM: Causal Learning and Reasoning
Symposia Key Note: Noah Goodman
Causality and cognition
9:20 am to 9:40 am
9:40 am to 10:00 am The causal structure of choice leads to self-deception: I. Data
Steven Sloman, York Hagmayer and Philip Fernbach
10:00 am to 10:20 am The causal structure of choice leads to self-deception: II. Model
York Hagmayer, Steven Sloman and Philip Fernbach
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am Time and causality: causal binding leads to shifts in event perception Marc Buehner
11:10 am to 11:30 am What are the limits of propositionally mediated associative learning? Jan de Houwer
11:30 am to 11:50 am Forces, Agents, and Causes: Dispositional Intuitions in Causal Reasoning Ralf Mayrhofer and Michael Waldmann
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
Reasoning as the production and evaluation of reasons
Dan Sperber
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm Consistency versus evidence in probabilistic causal reasoning
Momme von Sydow
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm The relative contributions of individual differences in working-memory capacity and presentation mode on multiple-cue probability learning.
Mustafa Bayindir, Fergus Bolger and Bilge Say
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm Memory indexing of sequential symptom processing in diagnostic Reasoning Georg Jahn and Janina Braatz
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm Multiple-cue probability learning can predict airline pilot training success Nadine Matton, Éric Raufaste and Stéphane Vautier
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm Learning with an interactive physics programme
Saskia Kistner, Bruce Burns, Ulrich Kortenkamp and Regina Vollmeyer
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm Covariation estimates of continuous variables
Marcus Lindskog
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm Testing Bayesian and plausible models of argumentation using linked and convergent arguments
Christian Gaviria and William Jimenez Leal
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
What is reasoning for: Knowing, deciding or arguing?
Jonathan Evans
7:00 pm Dinner (UCL Main Building)
Thursday, July 5th, 2012 (MALET STREET B35)
9:00 am to 9:20 am SYMPOSIUM: New Paradigm Psychology of Reasoning
Symposia Key Note: Jean-François Bonnefon
Inference from preferences.
9:20 am to 9:40 am
9:40 am to 10:00 am The mental probability logical perspective on the new psychology of reasoning.
Niki Pfeifer
10:00 am to 10:20 am Indicatives, concessives, and evidential support
Igor Douven and Sara Verbrugge
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am Uncertainty and the de Finetti tables.
Jean Baratgin and Guy Politzer
11:10 am to 11:30 am The probability of iterated conditionals
Janneke Huitink, Shira Elqayam and David Over
11:30 am to 11:50 am Enthymematic and explicit conditional inference: Its probabilities all the way up
Mike Oaksford
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
Reasoning as the production and evaluation of reasons
Dan Sperber
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm Out with the old, in with the... what, exactly?
Discussant: Jonathan Evans
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm On late divergence points and skin deep individual reasoning differences
Wim De Neys and Jean-François Bonnefon
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm Neural mechanisms of dual-process reasoning: evidence from fNIRS and rTMS
Takeo Tsujii
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm De Finetti-tables and working memory load
Walter Schaeken and Aline Sevenants
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm The origins of the intuitive "Feeling of Rightness"
Valerie Thompson
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm A probabilistic treatment of the appeal to authority
Adam Harris
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm The integration of belief-based and rule-based information in reasoning: Evidence from liking ratings.
Kinga Morsanyi and Simon Handley
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
What is reasoning for: Knowing, deciding or arguing?
Jonathan Evans
7:00 pm Dinner (UCL Main Building)
Thursday, July 5th, 2012 (MALET STREET G15)
9:00 am to 9:20 am SYMPOSIUM: Limits of Reason
Symposia Key Note: Amanda Seed
How do chimpanzees solve inference tasks?
9:20 am to 9:40 am
9:40 am to 10:00 am Rules, Causal powers and the animal mind
Robin Murphy
10:00 am to 10:20 am Overall similarity and relational complexity affect children’s and great apes’ reasoning about relational similarity
Alenka Hribar
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am Lessons from Lloyd-Morgan's Canon:  Simple accounts of apparently rational behaviour in rodents.
  Dominic Dwyer
11:10 am to 11:30 am Who cares? Other-regarding preferences in apes and humans Keith Jensen
11:30 am to 11:50 am What can (not) improve our understanding of probabilities of precipitation?
Marie Juanchich and Miroslav Sirota
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
Reasoning as the production and evaluation of reasons
Dan Sperber
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm SYMPOSIUM: Critical Thinking and its Applications
A constructive and practical approach towards teaching critical thinking
Wai-Ling Lai
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm How to help students to find "what to write".
Kazuhisa Todayama
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm Teaching meta critical thinking
Tetsuji Iseda
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm Critical thinking and social media during responses to disasters – The case of the great east Japan earthquake
Yuko Tanaka
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm When and where is critical thinking needed?
Hiroshi Yama
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm Scope ambiguities and modal fallacies in the psychology of reasoning
David Over, Igor Douven, and Sara Verbrugge
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
What is reasoning for: Knowing, deciding or arguing?
Jonathan Evans
7:00 pm Dinner (UCL Main Building)
Thursday, July 5th, 2012 (MALET STREET B06)
9:00 am to 9:20 am The Dimensional Arrow: Agreement in Directional Mapping of Dimensions among Mandarin Chinese- and English-speakers
Laurel Evans, Pei-Shu Tsai, Denise Wu, Yunnwen Lien, and Merideth Gattis
9:20 am to 9:40 am Counterfactual reasoning in Chinese speakers
Benedetta Bassetti
9:40 am to 10:00 am Comprehending sentences with complex center embedded structure. Logical thinking or social skill? Fenna Poletiek
10:00 am to 10:20 am Effectiveness of gesturing in the learning phase: A mental model account Ilaria Cutica and Monica Bucciarelli
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am Acquisition of Hebrew as a second language. A Psycholinguistic Perspective Nazek Abdul Fattah
11:10 am to 11:30 am Is belief inhibition easier for good reasoners? The effects of reasoning ability and moral content on conflict monitoring in syllogistc reasoning Annika Svedholm
11:30 am to 11:50 am Processing disfluency relates to belief revision via a process of evidence reappraisal
Colin Wastell, Aidan Feeney and John Coley
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
Reasoning as the production and evaluation of reasons
Dan Sperber
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm Strategic changes in problem solving
N. Y. Louis Lee and Philip Johnson-Laird
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm On the need of simulating what is unspecified: negations in a visual world paradigm
Isabel Orenes Casanova, David Beltrán and Carlos Santamaría
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm Spatial representation in cognitive balance Ulrich von Hecker
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm Euclid's diagrammatic logic and cognitive Science
Yacin Hamami and John Mumma
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm But that’s your role: Social Models and Autistic Reasoning
Heidi Maibom and Deirdre Kelly
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm Shifting labels: Coordination affects categorization
Gabriele Paolacci, Massimo Warglien and Paolo Legrenzi
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm An examination of the reasoning process of expert poets during initial writing Erin Beatty and Linden JBall
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
What is reasoning for: Knowing, deciding or arguing?
Jonathan Evans
7:00 pm Dinner (UCL Main Building)
Friday, July 6th, 2012

Friday, July 6th, 2012 (CLORE BUILDING B01)

9:00 am to 9:20 am SYMPOSIUM: Dual Processes
Symposia Key Note: Wim De Neys
Conflict, logical intuitions and dual processes
9:20 am to 9:40 am
9:40 am to 10:00 am Dual process theories of higher cognition: Advancing the debate
Jonathan Evans and Keith Stanovich
10:00 am to 10:20 am Second Thoughts About First Impressions
Shane Frederick
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am Intuitive and deliberative processes in moral judgements
Eoin Gubbins and Ruth Byrne
11:10 am to 11:30 am Metacognition, intuition, and analytic thinking
Valerie Thompson
11:30 am to 11:50 am The cognitive reflection test and Type II thinking
Keith Stanovich, Maggie E. Toplack and Richard F. West
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
How might we reason?: Modeling common-sense thought with probabilistic programs
Joshua Tenenbaum
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm Dual processes, probabilities and cognitive architecture
Mike Oaksford
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm Smart people show more melief bias
Dries Trippas, Simon Handley and Michael Verde
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm Are beliefs biased by logic? The effect of secondary load on reasoning.
Stephanie Howarth, Simon Handley and Clare Walsh
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm SYMPOSIUM: Probability and Logic
Modelling the understanding of conditionals by conditional events and productions Gernot Kleiter
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm Deductions from Uncertain Premisses: a Probabilistic Approach
Dorothy Edgington
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm All roads lead to Rome: on the inevitability of objective Bayesian inductive logic
Jon Williamson
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm Discussion
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
False perceptions and false beliefs
Chris Frith
Friday, July 6th, 2012 (MALET STREET B33)
9:00 am to 9:20 am SYMPOSIUM: Inductive Reasoning
Symposia Key Note: Noah Goodman
Reasoning in the probabilistic language of thought
9:20 am to 9:40 am
9:40 am to 10:00 am Children's Conceptual Biases and the Development of Induction
Marjorie Rhodes
10:00 am to 10:20 am Induction with uncertain categories: Feature-based vs. category based strategies
Brett Hayes
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am Executive Function and Selective Inductive Inference
John Coley
11:10 am to 11:30 am Semantic inhibition and selective category-based inductive reasoning
Aidan Feeney and Aimee Bright
11:30 am to 11:50 am Flexible similarity in inductive reasoning and recognition memory
Evan Heit and Brett Hayes
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
How might we reason?: Modeling common-sense thought with probabilistic programs
Joshua Tenenbaum
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm Discussion
Keith Holyoak
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm Role of left hemisphere in inductive inference is modulated by beliefs
Nicolle, A., Rubinfeld, L., Raymont, V., Krueger, F, Graffman, J. & Goel, V
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm Oscillatory model of individual differences in relational integration
Adam Chuderski
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm Advanced Mathematics and deductive reasoning skills: evidence for the theory of formal discipline
Nina Attridge
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm Backtracking counterfactuals: probability and structure
William Jimenez Leal
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
False perceptions and false beliefs
Chris Frith
Friday, July 6th, 2012 (MALET STREET B34)
9:00 am to 9:20 am SYMPOSIUM: Cognitive Neuroscience of Reasoning
The brain network for deductive reasonin: A quantitative meta-analysis of 28 neuroimaging studies
Jérôme Prado
9:20 am to 9:40 am  Individual differences in deductive reasoning: Evidence from genetic and brain studies
Melanie Stollstorff
9:40 am to 10:00 am Dissociations in neral activity underlying deductive and linguistic inferences Lawrence Parsons
10:00 am to 10:20 am Towards a multicompotential view of human deduction: behavioral and neural evidence.
 Carlo Reverberi
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am SYMPOSIUM: Advances in Thinking, Problem Solving and Creativity: A Festschrift for Kenneth J. Gilhooly
Symposia Key note: Kenneth Gilhooly
Insight into Problem Solving?
11:10 am to 11:30 am
11:30 am to 11:50 am The role of thought suppression in incubation effects
George Georgiou
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
How might we reason?: Modeling common-sense thought with probabilistic programs
Joshua Tenenbaum
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm Interactivity and Individual Differences in Mental Arithmetic
Frederic Vallee-Tourangeau
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm Process dissociations and problem-solving with verbal and visual insight tasks
Linden Ball
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm Mental Imagery and Creative Thinking
David Pearson
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm Investigating semantic networks: A computational analysis of "association clouds" Yoed Kenett
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
False perceptions and false beliefs
Chris Frith
Friday, July 6th, 2012 (MALET STREET B35)
9:00 am to 9:20 am SYMPOSIUM: Moral Reasoning and Values
Symposia Key note: Joshua Knobe
Moral Judgment and Counterfactual Thinking
9:20 am to 9:40 am
9:40 am to 10:00 am Causal deviance
Mark Alicke
10:00 am to 10:20 am Finding fault: Causality and Counterfactuals in Group Attributions
Tobias Gerstenberg, Ro’i Zultan and David Lagnado
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am The good, the bad and the physical: When moral evaluation shapes causal judgment
John McClure and Briar Moir
11:10 am to 11:30 am Did you do this intentionally? The role of the primary effect in intentionality attributions and moral judgments
Michael Waldmann and Alex Wiegmann
11:30 am to 11:50 am Counterfactuals mediate the link between morality and causality/blame Bobbie Spellman
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
How might we reason?: Modeling common-sense thought with probabilistic programs
Joshua Tenenbaum
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm SYMPOSIUM: Pragmatics and Reasonning
 Framing, Language, and Reason
David Mandel
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm Possibilities are rare: A pragmatic approach to verbal probabilities
Karl Halvor Teigen, Petra Filkuková and Marie Juanchich
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm To do or not to do? A cognitive consistency model for drawing conclusions from conditional instructions and advice
Christophe Schmeltzer and Denis Hilton
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm Social utility structures & choice of need, may and need not in rule-giving situations
Denis Hilton and Laetitia Charalambides
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm Pragmatic implicatures: A test of the pragmatic tolerance hypothesis with different tasks
Katrijn Pipijn and Walter Schaeken
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm Temporal predictability facilitates elemental causal induction
James Greville, Marc Buehner
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm Adverse inferences about alibi evidence
David Lagdano
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
False perceptions and false beliefs
Chris Frith
Friday, July 6th, 2012 (MALET STREET G15)
9:00 am to 9:20 am Grounded rationality, epistemic relativism, and dual processing
Shira Elqayam
9:20 am to 9:40 am Matching bias in syllogistic reasoning: Response times and confidence ratings support a dual-process account
Ed Stupple, Linden Ball and D. Ellis
9:40 am to 10:00 am The need for central resources in answering questions in different domains: folk psychology, biology and economics
Ido Ziv and David Leiser
10:00 am to 10:20 am
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am The metacognitive advantage of rational thinkers: A dual-process perspective on overconfidence
Andre Mata, Mário B. Ferreira and Steven J. Sherman
11:10 am to 11:30 am Testing dual process theories: An ERP study of belief bias
Adrian Banks and Christopher Hope
11:30 am to 11:50 am Causal reasoning and improvement planning during event analysis in healthcare Pfeiffer Yvonne and John S. Carroll
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
How might we reason?: Modeling common-sense thought with probabilistic programs Joshua Tenenbaum
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm People inductively reason causality by calculating the probability of De Finetti’s biconditonal event – The Paris rule, rarity assumption, and equiprobability
Junki Yokokawa and Tatsuji Takahashi
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm Measure for measure: Comparing methods of measuring causal models Abigail Sussman and Daniel Oppenheimer
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm Equally supported hypotheses reveal biased diagnostic reasoning
Felix Rebitschek, Agnes Scholz, Franziska Bocklisch, Josef  Krems and Georg Jahn
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm The role of models in mind and science
Marion Vorms and Davi Lagdano
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm The influence of causal beliefs on temporal perception
Christos Bechlivanidis and David Lagnado
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm Noisy Newtons: Unifying process and dependency accounts of causal attribution
Tobias Gerstenberg, Noah Goodman, David  Lagnado and Joshua Tenenbaum
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm  
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
False perceptions and false beliefs
Chris Frith
Friday, July 6th, 2012 (MALET STREET B06)
9:00 am to 9:20 am Adaptive anchoring model: How holistic and analytical processing induce judgements and predictions
Petko Kusev, Paul van Schaik, Krasimira Tsaneva-Atanasova and Asgeir Juliusson
9:20 am to 9:40 am Effortful thinking: a remedy or a cause for the conjunction fallacy?
Gaelle Villejoubert and Jennifer Faure
9:40 am to 10:00 am Risk taking and decision making in children
Zoi Nikiforidou, Jenny Pange and Theodore Chadjipadelis
10:00 am to 10:20 am Fluency and dual processes in creativity and liking judgments
Rongjuan Chen and Yasuaki Sakamoto
10:20 am to 10:50 am Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
10:50 am to 11:10 am Sunk cost effect - psychological, cultural or just economically rational? Leigh Caldwell and Elina Halonen
11:10 am to 11:30 am
11:30 am to 11:50 am From intuition to insolvency: intuitive decision making in adolescence negatively predicts financial well-Being in adulthood
Christopher Olivola
11:50 am to 1:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
How might we reason?: Modeling common-sense thought with probabilistic programs
Joshua Tenenbaum
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Lunch (MALET STREET BUILDING B04)
2:00 pm to 2:20 pm
2:20 pm to 2:40 pm Is social reasoning special? Social reasoning and perspective shifts amongst typically developing and children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Simon Handley and Rebecca McKenzie
2:40 pm to 3:00 pm Mortality salience makes people less utilitarian
Bastien Trémolière, Wim De Neys and Jean-François Bonnefon
3:00 pm to 3:20 pm The evaluative implications of force dynamics
Nagel Jonas and Michael Waldmann
3:20 pm to 3:50 pm Coffee Break (MALET STREET B04, CLORE FOYER)
3:50 pm to 4:10 pm Thou shalt not lie - Disclosing or concealing unfair benefits is a matter of principle not outcome maximization
Heimann Marco, Vittorio Girotto, Paolo Legrenzi and Jean-François Bonnefon
4:10 pm to 4:30 pm Carry-over effects in moral judgments
Alex Wiegmann
4:30 pm to 4:50 pm Valuing different human lives
Geoff Goodwin
4:50 am to 6:00 pm Plenary Keynote Address (CLORE BUILDING BO1, B34 for overspill)
False perceptions and false beliefs
Chris Frith
Posters
Posters will be displayed in Room B04, Malet Street, which is the room where coffee and lunch will be served. The posters will be on display for the whole of the conference. Poster presenters will make themselves available for one of the three lunchtime periods (to be promulgated) to answer questions.
  • How do experts and novices construct arguments in a complex and uncertain task?
    Sivanes Pari Ramiah and Adrian Banks (4th July)
  • Cognitive Style Predicts Supernatural Belief
    Gordon Pennycook, Al Cheyne, Paul Seli, Derek Koehler & Jonathan Fugelsang (4th July)
  • Reasoning about causal strength in binary and continuous relations
    Ahmad Azad Ab Rashid  and Marc Bϋhner (4th July)
  • Does omission bias relate with the difference of perceived intention?
    Hajimu Hayashi (4th July)
  • Chronometrical evidences in conditional reasoning: A first answer to the debate between suppositional and mental model accounts.
    Caroline Gauffroy, Evie Vergauwe, Kinga Morsanyi and Pierre Barrouillet (4th July)
  • Counterfactual thinking and confidence for winning slot machine games: The counterfactual inflation hypothesis revisited
    Amy Y.C. Chan, Blagica Miceska, and Craig Gonsalvez (4th July)
  • The Role of Fixation and Incubation in Insight Problem Solving
    Sean Mc Carthy (4th July)
  • A Comparison of Metacognitive Judgements Across Task: The Task-Specificity of Retrospective Confidence Judgements
    Alison McFarland and Michelle Ellefson (5th July)
  • Verbal Analogy Training Improves Relational Reasoning and Interference Resolution
    Lara L. Jones (5th July)
  • What Role Do Individual Differences Play in Belief Bias?
    Melanie Pitchford (5th July)
  • Overcoming exclusivity in long-term spatial memory
    Thomas J. Dunn, Thomas Baguley, Rachel Horsley and Mark Lansdale (5th July)
  • Does Moral Content Matter When Judging Intentionality?
    Christopher Papadopoulos and Bett Hayes (5th July)
  • Logic, models, and paradoxical inferences
    Isabel Orenes (6th July)
  • The examination of the effect of ego-involvement on contingency judgement
    Yoshiko Arai
  • Adolescents’ Susceptibility to the Gambler’s Fallacy in No-Gambling and Gambling Situations: Do Probabilistic Reasoning Abilities Matter?
    Maria Anna Donati, Caterina Primi, Kinga Morsanyi and Francesca Chiesi
  • Modes of Argument: To Win or to Learn
    Matthew Fisher
  • Is Modeling the Primary Activity of the Human Brain?
    Serge Gelalian
  • Insight and CRA problems
    Praticò,P.,Masoni,L.,Bagassi, M., Laura Macchi.
  • Diagnostic reasoning : abduction vs plausible deduction
    Jean-Louis Stilgenbauer and Jean Baratgin
  • How and What Diplomats (Really) Think? Wikileaks as a Database for Social Sciences
    Mateusz Trawiński
  • Analogical reasoning in preschoolers: A matter of both relational knowledge and executive control
    Laure Minier and Agnès Blaye
  • Property Induction in Chemistry Reasoning
    Connor Quinn, Michelle Ellefson, Anne Schlottmann and Keith Taber

Keynote Speakers:

  • Maya Bar-Hillel
    The Hebrew University, Israel
  • Jonathan Evans
    University of Plymouth, UK
  • Chris Frith FRS
    University College London, UK
  • Keith Holyoak
    University of California Los Angeles, USA
  • Phil Johnson-Laird FRS
    Princeton University, USA
  • Dan Sperber
    Central European University, Budapest
  • Josh Tenenbaum
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology


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