International Thinking Conference, Providence, US, and Poznan reasoning week, Poland

International Conference on Thinking

Members of the lab gave talks at the International Conference on Thinking at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island in August.

Shane Timmons gave a talk (Timmons & Byrne) on ‘Cognitive fatigue and moral reasoning’.

Sabrina Haimovici gave a talk (Haimovici & Byrne) on ‘What type of evidence counts for dual process theories of conditional reasoning?’.

Ruth Byrne gave a talk (Byrne & Almeida) on ‘Counterfactuals, Semi-factuals, and Judgments about Morally Good Acts’ as part of a symposium on ‘Counterfactual thoughts about alternatives to reality’ organised by Ruth Byrne.

Raluca Briazu gave a talk (Briazu, Deeprose, Ganis, & Walsh) on ‘Thinking counterfactually, acting immorally – the link between counterfactual thought and lies’ also as part of the symposium on ‘Counterfactual thoughts about alternatives to reality’.

Ruth Byrne gave a talk (Byrne & Espino) on ‘Counterfactual conditionals and embodied simulations’ as part of the symposium on ‘Mental models and reasoning’ organised by Ruth Byrne.

The full program with abstracts is available at:
http://easychair.org/smart-program/ICT2016/2016-08-04.html

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Poznan reasoning week, Poland

Two conferences organised by Mariusz Urbanski on ‘Logic and Cognition’ and ‘Formal models of reasoning and argumentation’ in Poznan, Poland featured keynote addresses by Ruth Byrne:

Counterfactual conditionals and the mental representation of possibilities at ‘2nd Logic and Cognition’

and

Counterfactual thoughts and the controllability of events at ’14th ArgDiap: Formal models of reasoning and argumentation’

The full program is available at here

 

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