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Cognitive Science Society Annual Conference 2017

Shane Timmons presented a poster at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society in London in July 2017 on ‘Counterfactual thoughts and judgments about morally good actions’ (Timmons & Byrne). Advertisements

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Parkinson & Byrne 2017 Thinking and Reasoning

Mary Parkinson has published a third paper from her PhD: Parkinson, M., & Byrne, R. M. (2017). Counterfactual and semi-factual thoughts in moral judgements about failed attempts to harm. Thinking & Reasoning, in press. The abstract of the paper is … Continue reading

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Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Baltimore, Maryland

Shane Timmons presented a poster at the 43rd annual meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, at John Hopkins University in Baltimore in Maryland, US in June on ‘Moral fatigue: The effects of depleted cognitive resources on reasoning about … Continue reading

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London Reasoning Workshop 2017

Shane Timmons gave a talk at the London Reasoning Workshop in July 2017 onĀ  ‘Counterfactual and pre-factual thinking about morally elevating memories’ (Timmons & Byrne). Ruth Byrne gave a talk on ‘Counterfactual conditionals and suppression’ (Byrne & Espino). The full … Continue reading

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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 MalleĀ  (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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