Cognitive Science


Recent CogSci faculty and student publications (2015-present)

  • Hartcher-O’Brien, J., Brighouse, C., & Levitan, C. A. (2016). A single mechanism account of duration and rate processing via the pacemaker–accumulator and beat frequency models. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 8, 268-275.
  • Levitan, C. A., Ban, Y. H., Stiles, N. R., & Shimojo, S. (2015). Rate perception adapts across the senses: evidence for a unified timing mechanism. Nature: Scientific Reports, 5, 8857-8857.
  • Li, J., & Laird, J. E. (2015). Spontaneous retrieval for prospective memory: Effects of encoding specificity and retention interval. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (ICCM), 142-147. Groningen, The Netherlands.
  • Li, J., & Kohanyi, E. (2016). Towards modeling false memory with computational knowledge bases. Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (ICCM). State College, PA.
  • Li, J., Jones, S., Mohan, S., & Derbinsky, N. (2016). Architectural mechanisms for mitigating uncertainty during long-term declarative knowledge access. Proceedings of the 4th Annual Conference on Advances in Cognitive Systems (ACS). Evanston, IL.
  • Schloss, K. B., Goldberger, C. S., Palmer, S. E., & Levitan, C. A. (2015). What’s that smell? An ecological approach to understanding preferences for familiar odors. Perception, 44, 23-38.
  • Sherman, A., Grabowecky, M., & Suzuki, S. (2015). In the working memory of the beholder: Art appreciation is enhanced when visual complexity is compatible with working memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 41, 898-903.
  • Shtulman, A. (2015). How lay cognition constrains scientific cognition. Philosophy Compass, 10/11, 785-798.
  • Shtulman, A. (2015). What is more informative in the history of science, the signal or the noise?. Cognitive Science, 39, 842-845.
  • Shtulman, A., & Yoo, R. I. (2015). Children's understanding of physical possibility constrains their belief in Santa Claus. Cognitive Development, 34, 51-62.
  • Shtulman, A., & Harrington, K. (2016). Tensions between science and intuition across the lifespan. Topics in Cognitive Science, 8, 118-137.
  • Shtulman, A., & Lindeman, M. (2016). Attributes of God: Conceptual foundations of a foundational belief. Cognitive Science, 40, 635-670.
  • Shtulman, A., Neal, C., & Lindquist, G. (2016). Children’s ability to learn evolutionary explanations for biological adaptation. Early Education and Development, 27, 1222-1236.
  • Shtulman, A. (2017). Scienceblind: Why our intuitive theories of the world are so often wrong. New York, NY: Basic Books.
  • Van Doorn, G., Woods, A., Levitan, C. A., Wan, X., Velasco, C., Bernal-Torres, C., & Spence, C. (2017). Does the shape of a cup influence coffee taste expectations? A cross-cultural, online study. Food Quality and Preference, 56, 201-211.
  • Woods, A. T., Velasco, C., Levitan, C. A., Wan, X., & Spence, C. (2015). Conducting perception research over the internet: a tutorial review. PeerJ, 3, e1058.


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