Monthly Archives: August 2012

Latest results: Khemlani & Johnson-Laird 2012

Sangeet Khemlani and Phil Johnson-Laird have discovered that when people create  explanations for logical inconsistencies, they subsequently fail to detect them. They report their results in ‘Hidden conflicts: Explanations make inconsistencies harder to detect’ (Acta Psychologica, 2012,  139, 486–491). They … Continue reading

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Mental models website: Updated!

The information in this blog originates from the Mental Models Website developed initially in the late 1990’s. It aims to provide an introduction to the psychological theory that people reason by constructing mental models.  It also contains a compilation of … Continue reading

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