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Moreno-Rios & Byrne 2017 Thinking & Reasoning

Sergio Moreno from the University of Granada has published experiments he carried out while he was a visiting academic at the lab,  in the following article: Moreno-Rios, S., & Byrne, R.M.J. (2017). Inferences from disclosures about the truth and falsity … Continue reading

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Centre for Mind/Brain Sciences, University of Trento, Italy

CiMeC celebrated its 10 year anniversary on 19th-20th October in Rovereto, with a set of talks by invited speakers which included one on “Counterfactual Reasoning” by Ruth Byrne. The program is available here.

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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).

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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 on  ‘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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