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Experimental Psychology Conference 2017, Australia

The Australasian society for experimental psychology held its 44th annual conference at Shoal Bay on April 19th-22nd 2017. Ruth Byrne gave a talk on “Moral diminishment: the effects of imagined counterfactual and semi-factual alternatives on moral judgments” (Ruth Byrne, Mary … Continue reading

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Experimental Psychology Society meeting, Queen’s University Belfast

The Experimental Psychology Society held a meeting in Queen’s University Belfast on the 10th-12th April 2017 which hosted a symposium on Moral Reasoning and Counterfactuals: Symposium: Moral reasoning and counterfactuals Organiser: Ruth Byrne 2:00 Bertram F Malle  (Brown University) In … Continue reading

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Moral judgments of risky choices: a moral echoing effect

Mary Parkinson has published several experiments from her PhD research in: Parkinson, M. & Byrne, R.M.J. (2017). Moral judgments of risky choices: a moral echoing effect. Judgment & Decision Making, 12, 3, 236-252. The abstract is as follows: “Two experiments … Continue reading

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Parkinson & Byrne 2017

Mary Parkinson has published some of the experiments from her PhD: Parkinson, M., & Byrne, R. M. (2017). Judgments of Moral Responsibility and Wrongness for Intentional and Accidental Harm and Purity Violations. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, in press. The … Continue reading

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Couto, Quelhas & Byrne 2017

Marta Couto has published some of the experiments she carried out for her PhD: Couto, M., Quelhas, A. C., & Byrne, R. M. (2017). Advice conditionals about tips and warnings: interpretations and inferences. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, in press. The … Continue reading

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Lab talks 2016

Lunch in the Dining Hall in Trinity after Orlando Espino’s talk,  from left: Orlando Espino (La Laguna University, Tenerife, Spain), Shane Timmons (Trinity), Isabel Orenes (UNED, Madrid, Spain), David Beltran (La Laguna University, Tenerife, Spain), Evie Alkin (Trinity), Madhav Bhargav … Continue reading

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Interdisciplinary Workshop on Counterfactual Thinking at University of Toronto

Patricia Ganea, Daphna Buchsbaum, and Angela Nyhout organised a wonderful workshop at the University of Toronto on November 4th and 5th 2016.  The line-up for both days contained a fantastic set of talks about counterfactuals from many different perspectives within … Continue reading

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