Detailed Schedule – Sat

Saturday July 29

(Note: final speaker of each regular session is chair of that session.)

Morning Session 1 (9:00am – 10:00am)

King Suite Keynote
9:00-10:00am Rationality and the Role of Limited Experience Ulrike Hahn
Coffee Break (10:00-10:30am)

Morning Session 2 (10:30am – 12:10pm)

Track 1: King Suite Symposium



Symposium on Problem Solving and Goal-Directed Sequential Activity


Pat Langley, Richard Cooper

Track 2:

Hilton 1-3

Risky Choice
10:30-10:50am Mapping the unknown: The spatially correlated multi-armed bandit Charley M. Wu, Eric Schulz, Maarten Speekenbrink, Jonathan D. Nelson, Björn Meder
10:50-11:10am Make-or-break: chasing risky goals or settling for safe rewards? Pantelis Pipergias Analytis, Charley Wu, Alexandros Gelastopoulos
11:10-11:30am Individual Differences in Gaze Dynamics in Risky Decision- making Siyuan Yin, Jennifer Trueblood
11:30-11:50am Exploring the decision dynamics of risky intertemporal choice Emmanouil Konstantinidis, Don van Ravenzwaaij,

Ben R. Newell

11:50-12:10pm An automatic method for discovering rational heuristics for risky choice Falk Lieder, Paul Krueger, Tom Griffiths
Track 3:

Hilton 4-6

Culture & Embodiment
10:30-10:50am Enactive Mechanistic Explanation of Social Cognition Ekaterina Abramova, Marc Slors, Iris van Rooij
10:50-11:10am Radical Embodied Cognition, Affordances, and the (Hard) Problem of Consciousness Valerie Hardcastle
11:10-11:30am Explaining Enculturated Cognition Regina E. Fabry
11:30-11:50am Population size, learning, and innovation determine linguistic complexity Matthew Spike
11:50-12:10pm Please Explain: Radical Enactivism’s Explanatory Debt Lachlan Walmsley
Track 4:

Hilton 7-12

Interaction and Collaboration
10:30-10:50am Split-Second Detection of Cooperativeness from Faces in the Trust Game Jean-Francois Bonnefon, Astrid Hopfensitz, Wim De Neys
10:50-11:10am Repeated Interactions Can Lead to More Iconic Signals Hannah Little, Marcus Perlman, Kerem Eryilmaz
11:10-11:30am Anticipatory Synchronization in Artificial Agents Auriel Washburn, Rachel Kallen, Maurice Lamb, Nigel Stepp, Kevin Shockley, Michael Richardson
11:30-11:50am The Use of Iconic Words in Early Child-Parent Interactions Marcus Perlman, Riccardo Fusaroli, Deborah Fein,

Letitia Naigles

11:50-12:10pm Burstiness across multimodal human interaction reveals differences between verbal and non-verbal communication Drew Abney, Rick Dale, Chris Kello, Max Louwerse
Track 5:

Hilton 13-16

Perception & Cognition
10:30-10:50am Timing Time: Why Early Vision is Cognitively Impenetrable Athanassios Raftopoulos
10:50-11:10am Evidence for the size principle in semantic and perceptual domains Joshua Peterson, Thomas Griffiths
11:10-11:30am Experts are better than novices when imagining wines, but not odors in general Ilja Croijmans, Laura Speed, Artin Arshamian, Asifa Majid
11:30-11:50am Speakers’ gestures predict the meaning and perception of

iconicity in signs

Gerardo Ortega, Annika Schiefner, Asli Ozyurek
11:50-12:10pm Categorization, Information Selection and Stimulus Uncertainty David Halpern, Todd Gureckis
Track 6:


Counterfactual Reasoning
10:30-10:50am How Can Memory-Augmented Neural Networks Pass a False- Belief Task? Erin Grant, Aida Nematzadeh, Thomas L. Griffiths
10:50-11:10am A cognitive analysis of deception without lying Keith Ransom, Wouter Voorspoels, Amy Perfors, Daniel Navarro
11:10-11:30am Causation and norms of proper functioning: Counterfactuals

are (still) relevant

Jonathan Phillips, Jonathan Kominsky
11:30-11:50am Marbles in Inaction: Counterfactual Simulation and Causation by Omission Simon Stephan, Pascale Willemsen, Tobias Gerstenberg
11:50-12:10pm Faulty Towers: A hypothetical simulation model of physical


Tobias Gerstenberg, Liang Zhou, Kevin Smith,

Joshua Tenenbaum

Track 7: Park Symposium



Static and dynamic visual narratives, by brain and by eye


Neil Cohn, Tom Foulsham, Tim Smith, Jeff Zacks

Track 8: Thames Word Learning 1


Connecting stimulus-driven attention to the properties of

infant-directed speech – Is exaggerated intonation also more surprising?

Okko Rasanen, Sofoklis Kakouros, Melanie Soderstrom
10:50-11:10am Evidence for a facilitatory effect of multi-word units on child word learning Robert Grimm, Giovanni Cassani, Steven Gillis, Walter Daelemans
11:10-11:30am Multiple variable cues in the environment promote accurate

and robust word learning

Padraic Monaghan, James Brand, Rebecca Frost,

Gemma Taylor

11:30-11:50am Simultaneous acquisition of vocabulary and grammar in an artificial language learning task Neil Walker, Christine Schoetensack, Padraic Monaghan, Patrick Rebuschat
11:50-12:10pm Quantifying infants’ statistical word segmentation: a meta- analysis Alexis Black, Christina Bergmann
Track 9:


Developmental Learning
10:30-10:50am What the Shape and Material Biases Can Tell Us About Object Recognition Lynn Perry
10:50-11:10am I know what you need to know: Children’s developing theory

of mind and pedagogical evidence selection

Ilona Bass, Elizabeth Bonawitz, Patrick Shafto,

Dhaya Ramarajan, Alison Gopnik, Henry Wellman

11:10-11:30am Didn’t know, or didn’t show? Preschoolers consider epistemic state and degree of omission when evaluating teachers Ilona Bass, Elizabeth Bonawitz, Hyowon Gweon
11:30-11:50am Iterated Teaching Can Optimise Language Functionality Vera Kempe, Kamil Cichon, Nicolas Gauvrit, Monica Tamariz
11:50-12:10pm Cake or Hat? Words Change How Young Children Process

Visual Objects

Catarina Vales, Linda Smith
Track 10: Blenheim Learning Mechanisms


Learning to reinforcement learn

**Winner, Computational Modeling Prize for Applied Cognition**

Jane Wang, Zeb Kurth-Nelson, Hubert Soyer, Joel

Leibo, Dhruva Tirumala, Remi Munos, Charles Blundell, Dharshan Kumaran, Matt Botvinick

10:50-11:10am Testing Statistical Learning Implicitly: A Novel Chunk-based Measure of Statistical Learning Erin S. Isbilen, Stewart M. McCauley, Evan Kidd, Morten H. Christiansen
11:10-11:30am Learning induced illusions: Statistical learning creates false


Yu Luo, Jiaying Zhao
11:30-11:50am Analogy and Episodic Memory to Support Domain Learning in a Cognitive Architecture: An Exploration Kenneth Forbus
11:50-12:10pm Error-based learning: A mechanism for linking verbs to syntax Yi Lin, Cynthia Fisher
Track 11: Buckingham Computational Mechanisms
10:30-10:50am How Does Instance-Based Inference About Event Frequencies Develop? An Analysis with a Computational Process Model Christin Schulze, Thorsten Pachur, Ralph Hertwig
10:50-11:10am Quantitative Models of Human-Human Conversational Grounding Processes Clayton D. Rothwell, Valerie L. Shalin, Griffin D. Romigh
11:10-11:30am Cognitive mechanisms for imitation and the detection of

imitation in human dyadic interactions

Antonia Hamilton
11:30-11:50am A Priming Model of Category-based Feature Inference Laura Hiatt


Mental Representations and Computational Modeling of Context-Specific Human Norm Systems Vasanth Sarathy, Matthias Scheutz, Yoed Kenett, Mowafak Allaham, Joseph Austerweil, Bertram Malle
Lunch Break (12:10-1:20PM)

Poster Session 3 (Monarch Suite, 1:20pm – 2:50pm)

Afternoon Session 1 (3:00pm – 4:40pm)

Track 1: King Suite Symposium



Educating Spatial Thinking for STEM Success


Mary Hegarty, David Uttal, Mike Stieff, Tom Lowrie, Stella Vosniadou

Track 2:

Hilton 1-3

Incremental Comprehension
3:00-3:20pm A Rational Constructivist Account of the Characteristic-to- Defining Shift Francis Mollica, Shirlene Wade, Steve Piantadosi
3:20-3:40pm Approximations of Predictive Entropy Correlate with Reading


Marten van Schijndel, William Schuler


Comprehenders Rationally Adapt Semantic Predictions to the Statistics of the Local Environment: a Bayesian Model of Trial-

by-Trial N400 Amplitudes

Nathaniel Delaney-Busch, Emily Morgan, Ellen Lau, Gina Kuperberg, Gina Kuperberg
4:00-4:20pm An incremental information-theoretic buffer supports sentence processing Francis Mollica, Steve Piantadosi
4:20-4:40pm An information-seeking account of eye movements during spoken and signed language comprehension Kyle MacDonald, Aviva Blonder, Virginia Marchman, Anne Fernald, Michael Frank
Track 3:

Hilton 4-6

Language Perception
3:00-3:20pm Maintenance of Perceptual Information in Speech Perception Wednesday Bushong, T. Florian Jaeger
3:20-3:40pm It’s all in your head: Effects of expertise on real-time access to knowledge during written sentence processing Melissa Troyer, Marta Kutas
3:40-4:00pm A case for systematic sound symbolism in pragmatics: The role of the first phoneme in question prediction in context Anita Slonimska, Sean Roberts
4:00-4:20pm The Effect of expertise and biscriptalism on letter perception:

The complexity benefit

Robert Wiley, Brenda Rapp
4:20-4:40pm Rational use of prosody predicts projection in manner adverb utterances Jon Stevens, Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, Shari Speer, Judith Tonhauser
Track 4:

Hilton 7-12

Word Learning 2
3:00-3:20pm Language-users choose short words in predictive contexts in an artificial language task Jasmeen Kanwal, Kenny Smith, Jennifer Culbertson, Simon Kirby
3:20-3:40pm The Learning of Subordinate Word Meanings Hao Wang, Lila Gleitman, John Trueswell
3:40-4:00pm The role of learning mechanisms in understanding spoken words Jennifer Rodd, Rebecca Gilbert, Hannah Betts
4:00-4:20pm Calculating Probabilities Simplifies Word Learning Aida Nematzadeh, Barend Beekhuizen, Shanshan

Huang, Suzanne Stevenson

4:20-4:40pm Modeling Sources of Uncertainty in Spoken Word Learning Matthias Hofer, Roger Levy
Track 5:

Hilton 13-16

Neural Modelling
3:00-3:20pm Learning to See People like People: Predicting Social Perceptions of Faces Amanda Song, Li Linjie, Chad Atalla, Gary Cottrell
3:20-3:40pm Using single unit recordings in PDP and localist models to

better understand how knowledge is coded in the cortex

Jeffrey Bowers
3:40-4:00pm Converting Cascade-Correlation Neural Nets into Probabilistic Generative Models Ardavan Salehi Nobandegani, Thomas R. Shultz


Simulating behavioural interventions for developmental deficits: When improving strengths produces better outcomes

than remediating weaknesses


Hala Alireza, Anna Fedor, Michael Thomas

4:20-4:40pm Tracking Meaning Change Over Time: A Dynamic Field Theory Model Kenny Coventry, Harmen Gudde, Holger Schultheis
Track 6: Westminster Measurement & Methodology
3:00-3:20pm A Flexible Mapping Scheme for Discrete and Dimensional Emotion Representations Sven Buechel, Udo Hahn
3:20-3:40pm Inferential Pitfalls in Decoding Neural Representations Vencislav Popov, Markus Ostarek, Caitlin Tenison
3:40-4:00pm Empirical tests of large-scale collaborative recall Monica Gates, Jordan Suchow, Thomas Griffiths
4:00-4:20pm Using Measurement Models to Understand Eyewitness Identification Matthew Kaesler, John Dunn, Carolyn Semmler
4:20-4:40pm The statistical significance filter leads to overconfident expectations of replicability Shravan Vasishth, Andrew Gelman
Track 7: Park Memory
3:00-3:20pm Why Does Higher Working Memory Capacity Help You Learn? Kevin Lloyd, Adam Sanborn, David Leslie, Stephan Lewandowsky
3:20-3:40pm Broadening the Scope of Recognition Memory Justin Olds, Julian Marewski
3:40-4:00pm Neural and computational arguments for memory as a compressed supported timeline Zoran Tiganj, Karthik Shankar, Marc Howard


Computational and behavioral investigations of the SOB-CS removal mechanism in working memory Violette Hoareau, Sophie Portrat, Klaus Oberauer,

Benoit Lemaire, Gaën Plancher, Stephan Lewandowsky

4:20-4:40pm Vanishing the mirror effect: The influence of prior history & list composition on recognition memory Melody Dye, Michael Jones, Richard Shiffrin
Track 8: Thames Decision Making 2
3:00-3:20pm A Computational Model for Constructing Preferences for Multiple Choice Options Lena M. Wollschlaeger, Adele Diederich
3:20-3:40pm A Dynamic Tradeoff Model of Intertemporal Choice Junyi Dai, Timothy Pleskac, Thorsten Pachur
3:40-4:00pm The ecological rationality of children’s option generation and decision making Lisa Musculus, Azzurra Ruggeri, Markus Raab, Babett Lobinger
4:00-4:20pm Sequential Effects in Prediction Dinis Gökaydin, Anastasia Ejova
4:20-4:40pm A core-affect model of decision making in simple and complex tasks Othalia Larue, Alexander Hough, Ion Juvina
Track 9:




Preemption in Singular Causation Judgments: A Computational Model

**Winner, Computational Modeling Prize for Higher-Level Cognition**


Simon Stephan, Michael Waldmann

3:20-3:40pm Perceived similarity mediates violations of independence in probabilistic judgments James Yearsley, Daier Yuan, Jennifer Trueblood
3:40-4:00pm Constructing Social Preferences From Anticipated Judgments: When Impartial Inequity is Fair and Why? Max Kleiman-Weiner, Alex Shaw, Josh Tenenbaum
4:00-4:20pm Low Dimensional Representations in Multi-Cue Judgement Joyce Wenjia Zhao, Sudeep Bhatia, Clintin Davis-


4:20-4:40pm Consistent Probabilistic Simulation Underlying Human Judgment in Substance Dynamics James Kubricht, Yixin Zhu, Chenfanfu Jiang, Demetri Terzopoulos, Song-Chun Zhu, Hongjing Lu
Track 10:


Mathematical & Scientific Reasoning
3:00-3:20pm Principles Used to Evaluate Mathematical Explanations Samuel Johnson, Angie Johnston, Marissa Koven, Frank Keil


The nature of quantities influences the representation of arithmetic problems: evidence from drawings and solving procedures in children and adults Hippolyte Gros, Jean-Pierre Thibaut, Emmanuel Sander
3:40-4:00pm When does a ‘visual proof by induction’ serve a proof-like function in mathematics? Josephine Relaford-Doyle, Rafael Nunez
4:00-4:20pm Numerical and Non-numerical Magnitude Estimation Dan Kim, John Opfer
4:20-4:40pm Scientific Sensemaking: A Critical Resource for Science Learning in School Christian Schunn
Track 11: Buckingham Symposium



Intuitive Biology and Global Challenges: Applying Theoretical Insights for Public Good

Lauren Swiney, Deborah Kelemen, Andrew Shtulman, John Coley, Nicole Betz, Stefaan Blancke
Coffee Break (4:40 – 5:10pm)

Poster Session 4 (Monarch Suite, 5:10pm – 6:40pm)