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Exploring Human Cognition Using Large Image Databases.
Most cognitive psychology experiments evaluate models of human cognition using a relatively small, well-controlled set of stimuli. This approach stands in contrast to current work in neuroscience, perception, and computer ...
When Absence of Evidence Is Evidence of Absence: Rational Inferences From Absent Data.
Identifying patterns in the world requires noticing not only unusual occurrences, but also unusual absences. We examined how people learn from absences, manipulating the extent to which an absence is expected. People can ...
The Appeal to Expert Opinion: Quantitative Support for a Bayesian Network Approach.
The appeal to expert opinion is an argument form that uses the verdict of an expert to support a position or hypothesis. A previous scheme-based treatment of the argument form is formalized within a Bayesian network that ...
Monetary cost for time spent in everyday physical activities.
We measured utility curves for the hypothetical monetary costs as a function of time engaged in three everyday physical activities: walking, standing, and sitting. We found that activities requiring more physical exertion ...