Detailed Schedule

Online Proceedings




Wed 09:00 – Workshop: Citizen Science, Gamification, and Virtual Reality for Cognitive Research

     Citizen Science, Gamification, and Virtual Reality for Cognitive Research
      Jana Jarecki, Jacob Sherson, Juho Hamari, Julia A. Bopp, Julian Jarecki, Libby Heaney, Sharon Steinemann, Pinja Haikka, Carsten Bergenholtz

Wed 09:00 – Workshop: Cooperative Social Intelligence: Understanding and Acting with Other

     Cooperative Social Intelligence: Understanding and Acting with Other
      Max Kleiman-Weiner, Yibiao Zhao, Josh Tenenbaum

Wed 09:00 – Tutorial: Dynamic Field Theory: Conceptual Foundations and Applications in Cognitive and Developmental Science

     Dynamic Field Theory: Conceptual Foundations and Applications in Cognitive and Developmental Science
      John Spencer, Vanessa Simmering, Sebastian Schneegans

Wed 09:00 – Tutorial: Recent Advances in Deep Learning

     Tutorial: Recent Advances in Deep Learning
      Matthew Botvinick, Peter Battaglia

Wed 09:00 – Workshop: Bridging the Gap: Is Logic and Automated Reasoning a Foundation for Human Reasoning?

     Workshop: Bridging the Gap: Is Logic and Automated Reasoning a Foundation for Human Reasoning?
      Ulrich Furbach, Steffen Hölldobler, Marco Ragni, Claudia Schon

Wed 09:00 – Workshop: The Fine Art of Conversation

     The Fine Art of Conversation
      Saul Albert, Claude Heath, Patrick Healey

Wed 09:00 – Workshop: The Computational Foundations of Religious Cognition

     The Computational Foundations of Religious Cognition: A Workshop Hosted by the International Association for the Cognitive Science of Religion (IACSR)
      Ann Taves, Dimitris Xygalatas, John Shaver

Wed 13:00 – Workshop: Building Bridges from (Ivory) Towers: Combining Academia and Industry for Cognitive Research

     Building Bridges from (Ivory) Towers: Combining Academia and Industry for Cognitive Research
      Katherine Livins, Jay Martin

Wed 13:00 – Tutorial: Methods for Reconstructing Causal Networks from Observed Time-Series: Granger-Causality, Transfer Entropy, and Convergent Cross-Mapping

     Methods for Reconstructing Causal Networks from Observed Time-Series: Granger-Causality, Transfer Entropy, and Convergent Cross-Mapping
      Fermin Moscoso del Prado Martin

Wed 13:00 – Workshop: Deep Learning in Computational Cognitive Science

     Workshop proposal: Deep Learning in Computational Cognitive Science
      Ilker Yildirim, Josh Tenenbaum

Thu 8:30 – Opening Session

     Introduction & Welcome
      Organizing Comittee

Thu 9:00 – Keynote

     Reinforcement Theories of Learning and Thinking
      Richard Sutton

Thu 10:30 – Invited Symposium: Computational Foundations

     Peter Dayan, Karl Friston, Matt Botvinick, Howard Bowman, Ulrike Hahn

Thu 10:30 – Instruction

     Supporting Low-Performing Students by Manipulating Self-efficacy in Digital Tutees
      Betty Tärning, Magnus Haake, Agneta Gulz
     From Abstract to Concrete? Evidence for designing learning platforms that adapt to user’s proficiencies.
      Michael I. Swart, Sorachai Kornkasem, Nirmaliz Colon-Acosta, Amy Hachigian, Jonathan M. Vitale, John B. Black
     Interactivity and Ego Depletion in Insight Problem Solving
      Frederic Vallee-Tourangeau
     Preparatory Effects of Problem Posing on Learning from Instruction
      Manu Kapur
     Promoting Children’s Relational Understanding of Equivalence
      Kristen Johannes, Jodi Davenport, Yvonne Kao, Caroline Byrd Hornburg, Nicole McNeil

Thu 10:30 – Reasoning 1

     Rise and fall of conflicting intuitions during reasoning
      Bence Bago, Wim De Neys
     The temporal dynamics of base rate neglect: People may not be intuitive statisticians after all
      Eoin Travers, Jonathan J. Rolison, Aidan Feeney
     Conditionals, Individual Variation, and the Scorekeeping Task
      Niels Skovgaard-Olsen, David Kellen, Ulrike Hahn, Karl Christoph Klauer
     The Wason Selection task: A Meta-Analysis
      Marco Ragni, Ilir Kola, Phil Johnson-Laird
     Minimal covariation data support future one-shot inferences about unobservable properties of novel agents
      Julian Jara-Ettinger, Hyowon Gweon

Thu 10:30 – Causal Cognition 1

     Discovering Multicausality in the Development of Coordinated Behavior
      Tian Linger Xu, Drew H. Abney, Chen Yu
     Causal learning from interventions and dynamics in continuous time
      Neil Bramley, Ralf Mayrhofer, Tobias Gerstenberg, David Lagnado
     Analogical gestures foster understanding of causal systems
      Kensy Cooperrider, Dedre Gentner, Susan Goldin-Meadow
     The role of intentionality in causal attribution is culturally mediated: evidence from Chinese, Mayan, and Spanish populations
      Stephanie Evers, Erika Bellingham, Katharine Donelson, Jing Du, José Antonio Jódar Sánchez, Fuyin Li, Jürgen Bohnemeyer
     Analogical Inferences in Causal Systems
      Matthew Myers, Dedre Gentner

Thu 10:30 – Symposium: Big Data and Little Learners

     Big Data and Little Learners
      John Trueswell, Linda Smith, Josh Tenenbaum, Charles Yang

Thu 10:30 – Learning

     What is Learning? A Definition for Cognitive Science
      Jim Davies
     Cross-situational learning of novel anaphors
      Karen Clothier, Satoshi Nambu, Hajime Ono, Akira Omaki
     Explaining Guides Learners Towards Perfect Patterns, Not Perfect Prediction
      Elizabeth Kon, Tania Lombrozo
     When extremists win: On the behavior of iterated learning chains when priors are heterogeneous
      Daniel Navarro, Amy Perfors, Arthur Kary, Scott Brown, Chris Donkin
     Learning on Multi-Touch Devices: The influence of the distance between information in pop-ups and the hands of the users
      Birgit Brucker, Lara Scatturin, Peter Gerjets

Thu 10:30 – Semantics & Concepts

     Dynamic Effects of Conceptual Combination on Semantic Network Structure
      Yoed Kenett, Sharon Thompson-Schill
     Inferential Role Semantics for Natural Language
      Peter Blouw, Chris Eliasmith
     Interoception: The Forgotten Modality in Perceptual Grounding of Concepts
      Louise Connell, Dermot Lynott, James Carney
     Knowledge of Cross-Linguistic Semantic Diversity Reduces Essentialist Beliefs about Categories
      Kevin Holmes, Erin Luby, Sarah Husney
     Relational Concept Learning via Guided Interactive Discovery
      John Patterson, David Landy, Kenneth Kurtz

Thu 10:30 – Spatial Cognition

     Characterizing spatial construction processes: Toward computational tools to understand cognition
      Cathryn S. Cortesa, Jonathan D. Jones, Gregory D. Hager, Sanjeev Khudanpur, Amy L. Shelton, Barbara Landau
     Reference Systems in Spatial Memory for Vertical Locations
      Thomas Hinterecker, Caroline Leroy, Maximilian E. Kirschhock, Mintao Zhao, Martin Butz, Heinrich H. Bülthoff, Tobias Meilinger
     Spatial Cognition and Science: The Role of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Spatial Skills from Seven to Eleven Years
      Alex Hodgkiss, Katie Gilligan, Michael Thomas, Andrew Tolmie, Emily Farran
     Flexible integration of a navigable, clustered environment
      Marianne Strickrodt, Heinrich H. Bülthoff, Tobias Meilinger
     Uncovering visual priors in spatial memory using serial reproduction
      Thomas Langlois, Nori Jacoby, Jordan Suchow, Thomas Griffiths

Thu 10:30 – Linguistic Conventions

     Optimization of American English, Spanish, and Mandarin Chinese over time for efficient communication
      John Pate
     Cute Little Puppies and Nice Cold Beers: An Information Theoretic Analysis of Prenominal Adjectives
      Melody Dye, Petar Milin, Richard Futrell, Michael Ramscar
     Maintaining Credibility When Communicating Uncertainty: The Role of Communication Format
      Sarah Jenkins, Adam Harris, Murray Lark
     Effects of Grammatical Gender on Object Description
      Arturs Semenuks, Webb Phillips, Ioana Dalca, Cora Kim, Lera Boroditsky
     Convention-formation in iterated reference games
      Robert X.d. Hawkins, Mike Frank, Noah Goodman

Thu 10:30 – Reading

     Different processes for reading words learned before and after onset of literacy
      Padraic Monaghan, Ya-Ning Chang, Stephen Welbourne
     Semantic diversity, frequency and learning to read: A mini-mega study with children
      Yaling Hsiao, Kate Nation
     Gaze Shifts between Text and Illustrations are Negatively Related to Reading Fluency in Beginning Readers
      Karrie E. Godwin, Cassondra M. Eng, Anna V. Fisher
     Word Embedding Distance Does not Predict Word Reading Time
      Stefan Frank
     Refixations gather new visual information rationally
      Yunyan Duan, Klinton Bicknell

Thu 10:30 – Transfer

     Far Transfer: Does it Exist?
      Giovanni Sala, Fernand Gobet
     Modeling transfer of high-order uncertain information
      Michele Herbstritt, Michael Franke
     Promoting Spontaneous Analogical Transfer by Idealizing Target Representations
      Máximo Trench, Lucía Micaela Tavernini, Robert L. Goldstone
     Individual Differences in Transfer Mediated by Conceptual Priming
      Jairo A. Navarrete
     Knowledge transfer in a probabilistic Language Of Thought
      Samuel Cheyette, Steve Piantadosi

Thu 15:00 – Symposium: Glushko Dissertation Prize Recipients

     Alexandra Carstensen, Judith Ellen Fan, Julian Jara-Ettinger, Samuel G. B. Johnson, Dave F. Kleinschmidt

Thu 15:00 – Coping with Inconsistency

     Could both be right? Children’s and adults’ sensitivity to subjectivity in language
      Ruthe Foushee, Mahesh Srinivasan
     Inconvenient samples: Modeling the effects of non-consent by coupling observational and experimental results
      Yue Yu, Elizabeth Bonawitz, Patrick Shafto
     Children’s social referencing reflects sensitivity to graded uncertainty
      Emily Hembacher, Benjamin demayo, Michael Frank
     What do you really think? Children’s ability to infer others’ desires when emotional expressions change between social and nonsocial contexts
      Yang Wu, Laura Schulz
     Intuitive psychophysics: Children’s exploratory play quantitatively tracks the discriminability of alternative hypotheses
      Rachel Magid, Max Siegel, Josh Tenenbaum, Laura Schulz

Thu 15:00 – Reasoning 2

     Re-representation in comparison and similarity
      Samuel Day, Jennifer Asmuth
     Numbers Uniquely Bias Spatial Attention: A Novel Paradigm for Understanding Spatial-Numerical Associations
      Lauren Aulet, Sami Yousif, Stella Lourenco
     A Common Neural Component for Finger Gnosis and Magnitude Comparison
      Terrence Stewart, Marcie Penner-Wilger, Rylan Waring, Michael Anderson
     The impact of descriptions and incentives on the simultaneous underweighting and overestimation of rare events
      Garston Liang, Emmanouil Konstantinidis, Aba Szollosi, Christopher Donkin, Ben R. Newell
     Mathematical invariants in people’s probabilistic reasoning
      Fintan Costello, Paul Watts

Thu 15:00 – Meanings & Categories

     The Role of Imagination in Exemplar Generation: The Effects of Conflict and Explanation
      Tammy Dennis, Daniel Little
     Non-Symbolic Exact Quantity Representation in a Language Impaired Population
      John Verbos, Sarah Wallace, Alexander Kranjec
     Diversity in a Contrast Set Increases Generalization from a Single-Item Target
      David Bosch, David Kalkstein, Tali Kleiman
     The adaptive evolution of early human symbolic behavior
      Katrin Heimann, Riccardo Fusaroli, Sergio Gonzalez de La Higuera Rojo, Niels Nørkjær Johannsen, Felix Riede, Nicolas Fay, Marlize Lombard, Kristian Tylén
     The Relational Luring Effect: False Recognition via Relational Similarity
      Vencislav Popov, Penka Hristova

Thu 15:00 – Language Comprehension & Context

     Inhibitory Control Supports Referential Context Use in Language Production and Comprehension
      Alison Trude, Nazbanou Nozari
     Refining the distributional hypothesis: A role for time and context in semantic representation
      Melody Dye, Michael Jones, Daniel Yarlett, Michael Ramscar
     Highly Proficient Bilinguals Maintain the Language-Specific Pragmatic Constraints on Pronouns: Evidence from Speech and Gesture
      Zeynep Azar, Ad Backus, Aslı Özyürek
     Warm (for winter): Comparison class understanding in vague language
      Michael Henry Tessler, Michael Lopez-Brau, Noah Goodman
     Comprehenders Model the Nature of Noise in the Environment
      Rachel Ryskin, Richard Futrell, Edward Gibson

Thu 15:00 – Cognitive Development 1

     What’s worth the effort: Ten-month-old infants infer the value of goals from the costs of actions
      Shari Liu, Tomer Ullman, Josh Tenenbaum, Elizabeth Spelke
     Reverse-engineering the process: Adults’ and preschoolers’ ability to infer the difficulty of novel tasks
      Hyowon Gweon, Mika Asaba, Grace Bennett-Pierre
     More than meets the eye: Early relational reasoning cannot be reduced to perceptual heuristics
      Caren Walker, Alison Gopnik
     Children’s spontaneous comparisons from 26 to 58 months predict performance in verbal and non-verbal analogy tests in 6th grade
      Catriona Silvey, Dedre Gentner, Lindsey Richland, Susan Goldin-Meadow
     Computational Exploration of Lexical Development in Down Syndrome
      Angel Tovar, Gert Westermann

Thu 15:00 – Deep Learning

     Structure Learning in Motor Control: A Deep Reinforcement Learning Model
      Ari Weinstein, Matthew Botvinick
     Functionally localized representations contain distributed information: insight from simulations of deep convolutional neural networks
      Nicholas Blauch, Elissa Aminoff, Michael Tarr
     Modeling human categorization of natural images using deep feature representations
      Ruairidh Battleday, Joshua Peterson, Tom Griffiths
     Assessing the Linguistic Productivity of Unsupervised Deep Neural Networks
      Lawrence Phillips, Nathan Hodas
     Deep Networks as Models of Human and Animal Categorization
      Bradley Love, Olivia Guest, Piotr Slomka, Victor Navarro, Edward Wasserman

Thu 15:00 – Symposium: Anthropological Contributions to Cognitive Science

     Anthropological Contributions to Cognitive Science
      Andrea Bender, Sieghard Beller, Rita Astuti, Olivier Le Guen, Karenleigh Overmann, Peter Rácz, Fiona Jordan, Mads Solberg

Thu 15:00 – Cognitive Moderators

     Insomniacs Misidentify Angry Faces as Fearful Faces Because of Missing the Eyes: an Eye-Tracking Study
      Jinxiao Zhang, Antoni B. Chan, Esther E.y. Lau, Janet H. Hsiao
     A Cognitive-Pharmacokinetic Computational Model of the Effect of Toluene on Performance
      Christopher Fisher, Christopher Myers, Reem Hassan, Christopher Stevens, Charles Hack, Jeffery Gearhart, Glenn Gunzelmann
     A Dynamic Process Model for Predicting Workload in an Air Traffic Controller Task
      Martina Truschzinski, Maria Wirzberger
     Dynamics of Affordance Actualization
      Patric Nordbeck, Laura Soter, Rachel Kallen, Anthony Chemero, Michael Richardson
     A modeling link between cognitive and biological homeostasis
      Gavin Jenkins, Jordan Barnes, Paul Tupper, Mark Blair

Thu 15:00 – Rational Behaviour

     A rational analysis of marketing strategies
      Nisheeth Srivastava, Ed Vul
     A Rational Approach to Stereotype Change
      Jake Spicer, Adam Sanborn
     A rational analysis of curiosity
      Rachit Dubey, Tom Griffiths
     Touch Screen Text Entry as Cognitively Bounded Rationality
      Jussi Jokinen
     Expected Utility in Romantic Relationships: Satisfaction as a Cue for Romantic Partnership Dissolution
      Samantha Cohen, Peter Todd

Thu 15:00 – The Development of Meaning

     Converging Evidence for Abstract Phonological Knowledge in Speech Processing
      Anne Cutler
     Mental Algorithms in the Historical Emergence of Word Meanings
      Christian Ramiro, Barbara Malt, Mahesh Srinivasan, Yang Xu
     More Siblings Means Lower Input Quality in Early Language Development
      Catherine Laing, Elika Bergelson
     Quantifying the impact of active choice in word learning
      Shohei Hidaka, Takuma Torii, George Kachergis
     Early Colour Word Learning in British Infants
      Samuel Forbes, Kim Plunkett

Thu 17:10 – Heineken Prize Lecture

     Core Knowledge and Composition
      Elizabeth Spelke

Thu 18:30 – Cognitive Science Society Business Meeting


Fri 9:00 – Keynote

     Principles of Brain Circuit Architectures, from Percept to Concept
      Richard Granger

Fri 10:30 – Rumelhart Prize Symposium in honor of Lila R. Gleitman

     Finding structure and meaning in language acquisition
      Elissa Newport, Cindy Fisher, John Trueswell, Barbara Landau

Fri 10:30 – Logical Reasoning

     The elusive odness of or-introduction
      Nicole Cruz, David Over, Mike Oaksford
     A Two-Step Signal Detection Model of Belief Bias
      Rachel Stephens, John Dunn, Brett Hayes
     Modeling the Ellsberg Paradox by Argument Strength
      Niki Pfeifer, Hanna Pankka
     A Computational Logic Approach to Human Syllogistic Reasoning
      Ana Oliveira da Costa, Emmanuelle-Anna Dietz Saldanha, Steffen Hölldobler, Marco Ragni
     The Semantics and Pragmatics of Logical Connectives: Adults’ and Children’s Interpretations of And and Or in a Guessing Game
      Masoud Jasbi, Michael Frank

Fri 10:30 – Regularity in Language

     Creating words from iterated imitation
      Pierce Edmiston, Marcus Perlman, Gary Lupyan
     Social Network Limits Language Complexity
      Matt Lou-Magnuson, Luca Onnis
     Harmony in a non-harmonic language: word order learning in French children
      Guillaume Braquet, Jennifer Culbertson
     Is the strength of regularisation behaviour uniform across linguistic levels?
      Carmen Saldana, Kenny Smith, Simon Kirby, Jennifer Culbertson
     Prior Expectations in Linguistic Learning: A Stochastic Model of Individual Differences
      R. Alexander Schumacher, Janet Pierrehumbert

Fri 10:30 – Causal Cognition 2

     Opponent Uses of Simplicity and Complexity in Causal Explanation
      Samuel Johnson, J. J. Valenti, Frank Keil
     Investigating the Explore/Exploit Trade-off in Adult Causal Inferences
      Erik Herbst, Christopher Lucas, Daphna Buchsbaum
     A non-parametric Bayesian prior for causal inference of auditory streaming
      Tim Yates, Nathanael Larigaldie, Ulrik Beierholm
     Statistical and Mechanistic Information in Evaluating Causal Claims
      Samuel Johnson, Frank Keil
     Causal and compositional generative models in online perception
      Ilker Yildirim, Michael Janner, Mario Belledonne, Christian Wallraven, Winrich Freiwald, Josh Tenenbaum

Fri 10:30 – Choice

     The Refugees’ Dilemma: not all deontological moral choices are of the same kind
      Albert Barque-Duran, Emmanuel Pothos
     Attractor Dynamics in Delay Discounting: A Call for Complexity
      Martin Schoemann, Stefan Scherbaum
     Comparing Individual and Collaborative Problem Solving in Environmental Search
      Franziska Keilmann, Stephan de La Rosa, Stephan Schwan, Ulrike Cress, Betty J Mohler, Heinrich H Bülthoff, Tobias Meilinger
     A Unified Model of Entropy and the Value of Information
      Jonathan D. Nelson, Vincenzo Crupi, Björn Meder, Gustavo Cevolani, Katya Tentori
     Word Identification Under Multimodal Uncertainty
      Abdellah Fourtassi, Michael Frank

Fri 10:30 – Cognitive Control

     Multitasking Capability Versus Learning Efficiency in Neural Network Architectures
      Sebastian Musslick, Andrew Saxe, Kayhan Ozcimder, Biswadip Dey, Greg Henselman, Jonathan Cohen
     A Model of Cognitive Control in the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test: Integrating Schema Theory and Basal Ganglia Function
      Andrea Caso, Richard P. Cooper
     A Formal Approach to Modeling the Cost of Cognitive Control
      Kayhan Ozcimder, Biswadip Dey, Sebastian Musslick, Giovanni Petri, Nesreen K. Ahmed, Theodore L. Willke, Jonathan D. Cohen
     Strategic exploration in human adaptive control
      Eric Schulz, Edgar Klenske, Neil Bramley, Maarten Speekenbrink
     Novel Evidence for the Bilingual Advantage: Effects of Language Control on Executive Function in Balanced and Unbalanced Dual-Language Users
      W. Quin Yow, Adam C. Oei, Xiaoqian Li

Fri 10:30 – Semantics

     The Semantic Spaces of Child-Directed Speech, Child Speech and Adult-directed Speech: A Manifold Perspective
      Hao Sun, John Pate
     Semantic Typology and Parallel Corpora: Something about Indefinite Pronouns
      Barend Beekhuizen, Julia Watson, Suzanne Stevenson
     A Biologically Constrained Model of Semantic Memory Search
      Ivana Kajic, Jan Gosmann, Brent Komer, Ryan W. Orr, Terrence Stewart, Chris Eliasmith
     A Bayesian Model of Memory for Text
      Mark Andrews
     Evaluating Vector-Space Models of Word Representation, or,The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Counting Words Near Other Words
      Aida Nematzadeh, Stephan C. Meylan, Thomas L. Griffiths

Fri 10:30 – Learning & Instruction

     The most efficient sequence of study depends on the type of test
      Paulo Carvalho, Rob Goldstone
     Is there an explicit learning bias? Students beliefs, behaviors and learning outcomes.
      Paulo Carvalho, Elizabeth McLaughlin, Ken Koedinger
     Teaching by Intervention: Working Backwards, Undoing Mistakes, or Correcting Mistakes?
      Mark Ho, Michael Littman, Joseph Austerweil
     Is Play Better Than Direct Instruction? Learning About Causal Systems through Play
      Zi L. Sim, Kuldeep K. Mahal, Fei Xu
     The impact of practice frequency on learning and retention
      Caitlin Tenison, John Anderson

Fri 10:30 – Perceptual Learning

     A computational decomposition of task-irrelevant perceptual learning
      Angelo Pirrone, Tom Stafford
     Non-syntactic Processing Explains Cortical Entrainment During Speech Perception
      Stefan Frank, Jin-Biao Yang
     Sequential Effects in the Garner Tasks
      Deborah Lin, Daniel Little
     Narrowing of the Cone-of-Direct Gaze Through Reinforcement Learning
      Sam Blakeman, Denis Mareschal
     Watching Non-Corresponding Gestures Helps Learners with High Visuospatial Ability to Learn about Movements with Dynamic Visualizations: An fNIRS Study
      Birgit Brucker, Björn de Koning, Ann-Christine Ehlis, David Rosenbaum, Peter Gerjets

Fri 10:30 – Collaborative Cognition

     Synchronization Assessment for Collective Behavior
      Maurici A. López-Felip, Tehran J. Davis, Till D. Frank
     Examining Multiscale Movement Coordination in Collaborative Problem Solving
      Travis J. Wiltshire, Sune Vork Steffensen
     Selective Information Sampling and the In-Group Heterogeneity Effect
      Elizaveta Konovalova, Gael Le Mens
     Leveraging Response Consistency within Individuals to Improve Group Accuracy for Rank-Ordering Problems
      Brent Miller, Mark Steyvers
     Preschoolers appropriately allocate roles based on relative ability in a cooperative interaction
      Rachel Magid, Mary Depascale, Laura Schulz

Fri 10:30 – Symposium: Time in the Mind of a Child: Perspectives on the Development of Temporal Cognition

     Time in the mind of a child: Perspectives on the development of temporal cognition
      Katharine Tillman, Florie Monier, Meng Zhang, Jonathan Redshaw, Teresa McCormack

Fri 15:00 – Bayes

     Sampling frames, Bayesian inference and inductive reasoning
      Brett Hayes, Stephanie Banner, Daniel Navarro
     Interpreting Asymmetric Perception in Speech Perception with Bayesian Inference
      Jie Ren, Joseph Austerweil
     Modelling dependency completion in sentence comprehension as a Bayesian hierarchical mixture process: A case study involving Chinese relative clauses
      Shravan Vasishth, Nicolas Chopin, Robin Ryder, Bruno Nicenboim
     Task-oriented Bayesian inference in interval timing: People use their prior reproduction experience to calibrate time reproduction
      Zhenguang Cai, Ruiming Wang, Huihui Liu, Maarten Speekenbrink
     A hierarchical Bayesian model of “memory for when” based on experience sampling data
      Simon Dennis, Hyungwook Yim, Vishnu Sreekumar, Nathan Evans, Paul Garrett, Per Sederberg

Fri 15:00 – Visual Search

     Mechanisms of overharvesting in patch foraging
      Gary Kane, Aaron Bornstein, Robert Wilson, Amitai Shenhav, Nathaniel Daw, Jonathan Cohen
     Seeing Is Not Enough for Sustained Visual Attention
      Lei Yuan, Tian Linger Xu, Chen Yu, Linda Smith
     Human Visual Search as a Deep Reinforcement Learning Solution to a POMDP
      Aditya Acharya, Xiuli Chen, Christopher Myers, Richard Lewis, Andrew Howes
     Looking for the Cat and Seeing the Dog: Using Visual Search to Study Semantic Knowledge in Children
      Catarina Vales, Layla Unger, Anna Fisher
     Target-to-distractor similarity can help visual search performance
      Vencislav Popov, Lynne Reder

Fri 15:00 – Categorisation

     Distributional learning and lexical category acquisition: What makes words easy to categorize?
      Giovanni Cassani, Robert Grimm, Steven Gillis, Walter Daelemans
     Unsupervised Learning in an Animal Model
      Edward Wasserman, Leyre Castro, Vladimir Sloutsky
     Perceptual contrast and response assimilation in sequential categorization without feedback
      James Hampton
     Comparative analysis of visual category learning
      John Freeman, Matthew Broschard, Jangjin Kim, Leyre Castro, Edward Wasserman, Vladimir Sloutsky
     Executive function and attention predict low-income preschoolers’ active category learning
      Katherine A. Adams, George Kachergis

Fri 15:00 – Interaction

     Audiovisual integration is affected by performing a task jointly
      Basil Wahn, Ashima Keshava, Scott Sinnett, Alan Kingstone, Peter König
     Moving together: in the body or the mind?
      Lilla Hodossy, Jorina von Zimmermann, Daniel Richardson
     Opinion Cascades and Echo-Chambers in Online Networks: A Proof of Concept Agent-Based Model
      Toby D. Pilditch
     Inferring Human Interaction from Motion Trajectories in Aerial Videos
      Tianmin Shu, Yujia Peng, Lifeng Fan, Hongjing Lu, Song-Chun Zhu
     Unifying recommendation and active learning for human-algorithm interactions
      Scott Cheng-Hsin Yang, Jake Alden Whritner, Olfa Nasraoui, Patrick Shafto

Fri 15:00 – Representation of Events

     A Model of Event Knowledge
      Jeffrey Elman, Ken McRae
     A Computational Model for the Dynamical Learning of Event Taxonomies
      Christian Gumbsch, Sebastian Otte, Martin Butz
     Viewers’ Sensitivity to Abstract Event Structure
      Yue Ji, Anna Papafragou
     Picturing time: Children’s preferences for visual representations of events
      Katharine Tillman, Eren Fukuda, David Barner
     Listeners integrate speech, gesture, and discourse structure to interpret the temporal structure of complex events
      Andrea Nishimi, Esther Walker, Benjamin Bergen, Tyler Marghetis

Fri 15:00 – Decision Making 1

     A Cognitive Model of Strategic Deliberation and Decision Making
      Russell Golman, Sudeep Bhatia
     Using mouse-tracking data to visualise decision landscapes
      Arkady Zgonnikov, Andrea Aleni, Petri Piiroinen, Denis O’Hora
     A computational model for decision tree search
      Bas van Opheusden, Gianni Galbiati, Zahy Bnaya, Yunqi Li, Wei Ji Ma
     The Dynamics of Selective Integration during Rapid Experiential Decisions
      Konstantinos Tsetsos
     Decisions based on verbal probabilities: Decision bias or decision by belief sampling?
      Hidehito Honda, Toshihiko Matsuka, Kazuhiro Ueda

Fri 15:00 – Symposium: LUCID science: Advancing Learning through Human-Machine Cooperation

     LUCID science: Advancing learning through human-machine cooperation
      Timothy Rogers, Charles Kalish

Fri 15:00 – Cognitive Development 2

     Children’s semantic and world knowledge overrides fictional information during anticipatory linguistic processing
      Ruth Lee, Craig Chambers, Falk Huettig, Patricia Ganea
     The Development of Structural Thinking about Social Categories
      Nadya Vasilyeva, Alison Gopnik, Tania Lombrozo
     Children’s intuitions about the structure of mental life
      Kara Weisman, Carol Dweck, Ellen Markman
     Variables Involved in Selective Sustained Attention Development: Advances in Measurement
      Jaeah Kim, Anna Vande Velde, Erik Thiessen, Anna Fisher
     How can I help? 24- to 48-month-olds provide help specific to the cause of others’ failed actions
      Sophie Bridgers, Sara Altman, Hyowon Gweon

Fri 15:00 – Symposium: Game-XP: Action Games as Cognitive Science Paradigms

     Game-XP: Action Games as Cognitive Science Paradigms
      Wayne Gray, Ray Perez, Martin Butz, Stuart Reeves, Matthew Sangster, Tom Stafford, Fernand Gobet

Fri 15:00 – Spatial Language

     Thinking about the future: The role of spatial metaphors for time
      Stephen Flusberg, Teenie Matlock, Paul Thibodeau
     How Relative is the Relative Frame of Reference? Front and back in Norwegian, Farsi, German, and Japanese
      Sieghard Beller, Andrea Bender
     Spatial language promotes cross-domain associations in early childhood
      Ariel Starr, Mahesh Srinivasan
     Does Mandarin Spatial Metaphor for Time Influence Chinese Deaf Signers’ Spatio-Temporal Reasoning?
      Yan Gu, Yeqiu Zheng, Marc Swerts
     Language and Spatial Memory in Japanese and English
      Harmen Gudde, Kenny Coventry

Fri 15:00 – Inference

     Generic and Universal Generalisations: Contextualising the ‘Generic Overgeneralisation’ Effect
      Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga, Napoleon Katsos, Linnaea Stockall
     Mindshaping the world can make mindreading tractable: Bridging the gap between philosophy and computational complexity analysis
      Andrea Zeppi, Mark Blokpoel
     The provenance of modal inference
      Sangeet Khemlani, Thomas Hinterecker, Philip Johnson-Laird
     Is Conflict Detection in Reasoning Domain General?
      Darren Frey, Wim De Neys
     Interpreting actions by attributing compositional desires
      Joey Velez-Ginorio, Max H. Siegel, Joshua B. Tenenbaum, Julian Jara-Ettinger

Fri 17:10 – Rumelhart Prize Presentation

     Takes Two to Tango: The Linguistic Representation of Symmetry
      Lila Gleitman

Fri 18:10 – Rumelhart Prize Reception & Announcement of the 17th Rumelhart Prize Recipient


Sat 9:00 – Keynote

     Rationality and the Role of Limited Experience
      Ulrike Hahn

Sat 10:30 – Computational Mechanisms

     How Does Instance-Based Inference About Event Frequencies Develop? An Analysis with a Computational Process Model
      Christin Schulze, Thorsten Pachur, Ralph Hertwig
     Quantitative Models of Human-Human Conversational Grounding Processes
      Clayton D. Rothwell, Valerie L. Shalin, Griffin D. Romigh
     Cognitive mechanisms for imitation and the detection of imitation in human dyadic interactions
      Antonia Hamilton
     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

Sat 10:30 – Symposium: Problem Solving and Goal-Directed Sequential Activity

     Symposium on Problem Solving and Goal-Directed Sequential Activity
      Pat Langley, Richard Cooper

Sat 10:30 – Symposium: Static and Dynamic Visual Narratives, by Brain and by Eye

     Static and dynamic visual narratives, by brain and by eye
      Neil Cohn, Tom Foulsham, Tim Smith, Jeff Zacks

Sat 10:30 – 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
     Evidence for a facilitatory effect of multi-word units on child word learning
      Robert Grimm, Giovanni Cassani, Steven Gillis, Walter Daelemans
     Multiple variable cues in the environment promote accurate and robust word learning
      Padraic Monaghan, James Brand, Rebecca Frost, Gemma Taylor
     Simultaneous acquisition of vocabulary and grammar in an artificial language learning task
      Neil Walker, Christine Schoetensack, Padraic Monaghan, Patrick Rebuschat
     Quantifying infants’ statistical word segmentation: a meta-analysis
      Alexis Black, Christina Bergmann

Sat 10:30 – Counterfactual Reasoning

     How Can Memory-Augmented Neural Networks Pass a False-Belief Task?
      Erin Grant, Aida Nematzadeh, Thomas L. Griffiths
     A cognitive analysis of deception without lying
      Keith Ransom, Wouter Voorspoels, Amy Perfors, Daniel Navarro
     Causation and norms of proper functioning: Counterfactuals are (still) relevant
      Jonathan Phillips, Jonathan Kominsky
     Marbles in Inaction: Counterfactual Simulation and Causation by Omission
      Simon Stephan, Pascale Willemsen, Tobias Gerstenberg
     Faulty Towers: A hypothetical simulation model of physical support
      Tobias Gerstenberg, Liang Zhou, Kevin Smith, Joshua Tenenbaum

Sat 10:30 – Interaction and Collaboration

     Split-Second Detection of Cooperativeness from Faces in the Trust Game
      Jean-Francois Bonnefon, Astrid Hopfensitz, Wim De Neys
     Repeated Interactions Can Lead to More Iconic Signals
      Hannah Little, Marcus Perlman, Kerem Eryılmaz
     Anticipatory Synchronization in Artificial Agents
      Auriel Washburn, Rachel Kallen, Maurice Lamb, Nigel Stepp, Kevin Shockley, Michael Richardson
     The Use of Iconic Words in Early Child-Parent Interactions
      Marcus Perlman, Riccardo Fusaroli, Deborah Fein, Letitia Naigles
     Burstiness across multimodal human interaction reveals differences between verbal and non-verbal communication
      Drew Abney, Rick Dale, Chris Kello, Max Louwerse

Sat 10:30 – Culture & Embodiment

     Enactive Mechanistic Explanation of Social Cognition
      Ekaterina Abramova, Marc Slors, Iris van Rooij
     Radical Embodied Cognition, Affordances, and the (Hard) Problem of Consciousness
      Valerie Hardcastle
     Explaining Enculturated Cognition
      Regina E. Fabry
     Population size, learning, and innovation determine linguistic complexity
      Matthew Spike
     Please Explain: Radical Enactivism’s Explanatory Debt
      Lachlan Walmsley

Sat 10:30 – Risky Choice

     Mapping the unknown: The spatially correlated multi-armed bandit
      Charley M. Wu, Eric Schulz, Maarten Speekenbrink, Jonathan D. Nelson, Björn Meder
     Make-or-break: chasing risky goals or settling for safe rewards?
      Pantelis Pipergias Analytis, Charley Wu, Alexandros Gelastopoulos
     Individual Differences in Gaze Dynamics in Risky Decision-making
      Siyuan Yin, Jennifer Trueblood
     Exploring the decision dynamics of risky intertemporal choice
      Emmanouil Konstantinidis, Don van Ravenzwaaij, Ben R. Newell
     An automatic method for discovering rational heuristics for risky choice
      Falk Lieder, Paul Krueger, Tom Griffiths

Sat 10:30 – Perception & Cognition

     Timing Time: Why Early Vision is Cognitively Impenetrable
      Athanassios Raftopoulos
     Evidence for the size principle in semantic and perceptual domains
      Joshua Peterson, Thomas Griffiths
     Experts are better than novices when imagining wines, but not odors in general
      Ilja Croijmans, Laura Speed, Artin Arshamian, Asifa Majid
     Speakers’ gestures predict the meaning and perception of iconicity in signs
      Gerardo Ortega, Annika Schiefner, Asli Ozyurek
     Categorization, Information Selection and Stimulus Uncertainty
      David Halpern, Todd Gureckis

Sat 10:30 – Developmental Learning

     What the Shape and Material Biases Can Tell Us About Object Recognition
      Lynn Perry
     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
     Didn’t know, or didn’t show? Preschoolers consider epistemic state and degree of omission when evaluating teachers
      Ilona Bass, Elizabeth Bonawitz, Hyowon Gweon
     Iterated Teaching Can Optimise Language Functionality
      Vera Kempe, Kamil Cichon, Nicolas Gauvrit, Monica Tamariz
     Cake or Hat? Words Change How Young Children Process Visual Objects
      Catarina Vales, Linda Smith

Sat 10:30 – Learning Mechanisms

     Learning to reinforcement learn
      Jane Wang, Zeb Kurth-Nelson, Hubert Soyer, Joel Leibo, Dhruva Tirumala, Remi Munos, Charles Blundell, Dharshan Kumaran, Matt Botvinick
     Testing Statistical Learning Implicitly: A Novel Chunk-based Measure of Statistical Learning
      Erin S. Isbilen, Stewart M. McCauley, Evan Kidd, Morten H. Christiansen
     Learning induced illusions: Statistical learning creates false memories
      Yu Luo, Jiaying Zhao
     Analogy and Episodic Memory to Support Domain Learning in a Cognitive Architecture: An Exploration
      Kenneth Forbus
     Error-based learning: A mechanism for linking verbs to syntax
      Yi Lin, Cynthia Fisher

Sat 15:00 – Mathematical & Scientific Reasoning

     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
     When does a ‘visual proof by induction’ serve a proof-like function in mathematics?
      Josephine Relaford-Doyle, Rafael Nunez
     Numerical and Non-numerical Magnitude Estimation
      Dan Kim, John Opfer
     Scientific Sensemaking: A Critical Resource for Science Learning in School
      Christian Schunn

Sat 15:00 – Word Learning 2

     Language-users choose short words in predictive contexts in an artificial language task
      Jasmeen Kanwal, Kenny Smith, Jennifer Culbertson, Simon Kirby
     The Learning of Subordinate Word Meanings
      Hao Wang, Lila Gleitman, John Trueswell
     The role of learning mechanisms in understanding spoken words
      Jennifer Rodd, Rebecca Gilbert, Hannah Betts
     Calculating Probabilities Simplifies Word Learning
      Aida Nematzadeh, Barend Beekhuizen, Shanshan Huang, Suzanne Stevenson
     Modeling Sources of Uncertainty in Spoken Word Learning
      Matthias Hofer, Roger Levy

Sat 15:00 – Judgement

     Preemption in Singular Causation Judgments: A Computational Model
      Simon Stephan, Michael Waldmann
     Perceived similarity mediates violations of independence in probabilistic judgments
      James Yearsley, Daier Yuan, Jennifer Trueblood
     Constructing Social Preferences From Anticipated Judgments: When Impartial Inequity is Fair and Why?
      Max Kleiman-Weiner, Alex Shaw, Josh Tenenbaum
     Low Dimensional Representations in Multi-Cue Judgement
      Joyce Wenjia Zhao, Sudeep Bhatia, Clintin Davis-Stober
     Consistent Probabilistic Simulation Underlying Human Judgment in Substance Dynamics
      James Kubricht, Yixin Zhu, Chenfanfu Jiang, Demetri Terzopoulos, Song-Chun Zhu, Hongjing Lu

Sat 15:00 – Measurement & Methodology

     A Flexible Mapping Scheme for Discrete and Dimensional Emotion Representations
      Sven Buechel, Udo Hahn
     Inferential Pitfalls in Decoding Neural Representations
      Vencislav Popov, Markus Ostarek, Caitlin Tenison
     Empirical tests of large-scale collaborative recall
      Monica Gates, Jordan Suchow, Thomas Griffiths
     Using Measurement Models to Understand Eyewitness Identification
      Matthew Kaesler, John Dunn, Carolyn Semmler
     The statistical significance filter leads to overconfident expectations of replicability
      Shravan Vasishth, Andrew Gelman

Sat 15:00 – Symposium: Intuitive Biology and Global Challenges: Applying Theoretical Insights for Public Good

     Intuitive Biology and Global Challenges: Applying Theoretical Insights for Public Good
      Lauren Swiney, Deborah Kelemen, Andrew Shtulman, John Coley, Nicole Betz, Stefaan Blancke

Sat 15:00 – Memory

     Why Does Higher Working Memory Capacity Help You Learn?
      Kevin Lloyd, Adam Sanborn, David Leslie, Stephan Lewandowsky
     Broadening the Scope of Recognition Memory
      Justin Olds, Julian Marewski
     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
     Vanishing the mirror effect: The influence of prior history & list composition on recognition memory
      Melody Dye, Michael Jones, Richard Shiffrin

Sat 15:00 – Decision Making 2

     A Computational Model for Constructing Preferences for Multiple Choice Options
      Lena M. Wollschlaeger, Adele Diederich
     A Dynamic Tradeoff Model of Intertemporal Choice
      Junyi Dai, Timothy Pleskac, Thorsten Pachur
     The ecological rationality of children’s option generation and decision making
      Lisa Musculus, Azzurra Ruggeri, Markus Raab, Babett Lobinger
     Sequential Effects in Prediction
      Dinis Gökaydin, Anastasia Ejova
     A core-affect model of decision making in simple and complex tasks
      Othalia Larue, Alexander Hough, Ion Juvina

Sat 15:00 – Language Perception

     Maintenance of Perceptual Information in Speech Perception
      Wednesday Bushong, T. Florian Jaeger
     It’s all in your head: Effects of expertise on real-time access to knowledge during written sentence processing
      Melissa Troyer, Marta Kutas
     A case for systematic sound symbolism in pragmatics: The role of the first phoneme in question prediction in context
      Anita Slonimska, Sean Roberts
     The Effect of expertise and biscriptalism on letter perception: The complexity benefit
      Robert Wiley, Brenda Rapp
     Rational use of prosody predicts projection in manner adverb utterances
      Jon Stevens, Marie-Catherine de Marneffe, Shari Speer, Judith Tonhauser

Sat 15:00 – Neural Modelling

     Learning to See People like People: Predicting Social Perceptions of Faces
      Amanda Song, Li Linjie, Chad Atalla, Gary Cottrell
     Using single unit recordings in PDP and localist models to better understand how knowledge is coded in the cortex
      Jeffrey Bowers
     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
     Tracking Meaning Change Over Time: A Dynamic Field Theory Model
      Kenny Coventry, Harmen Gudde, Holger Schultheis

Sat 15:00 – Symposium: Educating Spatial Thinking for STEM Success

     Educating Spatial Thinking for STEM Success
      Mary Hegarty, David Uttal, Mike Stieff, Tom Lowrie, Stella Vosniadou

Sat 15:00 – Incremental Comprehension

     A Rational Constructivist Account of the Characteristic-to-Defining Shift
      Francis Mollica, Shirlene Wade, Steve Piantadosi
     An incremental information-theoretic buffer supports sentence processing
      Francis Mollica, Steve Piantadosi
     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
     Approximations of Predictive Entropy Correlate with Reading Times
      Marten van Schijndel, William Schuler
     An information-seeking account of eye movements during spoken and signed language comprehension
      Kyle MacDonald, Aviva Blonder, Virginia Marchman, Anne Fernald, Michael Frank