Monthly Archives: October 2012

Latest results: Orenes & Johnson-Laird 2012

Isabel Orenes and Phil Johnson-Laird have discovered that people do not tend to accept ‘paradoxical’ inferences. Their experiments examined the ‘paradoxes of material implication’ such as the inference ‘Lucia didn’t wear the shoes. Therefore, If Lucia wore jewelry then she … Continue reading

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Latest results: Ferrante, Girotto, Straga & Walsh 2012

Donatella Ferrante, Vittorio Girotto, Marta Stragà, and Clare Walsh have discovered that people focus on different aspects of an event when they imagine the way it could turn out differently in the future, compared to when they imagine the way … Continue reading

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