Author Archives: Ruth Byrne

AI and Cognitive Science Conference, Dublin

Looking forward to the AICS 2018 conference this week!  

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Welcome to Beyza Tepe

Beyza Tepe is visiting the lab for six months to do research on moral judgment. Beyza is carrying out a PhD in the University of Istanbul in Turkey.

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Orlando Espino visits lab

Dr Orlando Espino from the University of La Laguna, Tenerife is visiitng the lab and will give a talk next Tuesday on reasoning from negated conditionals. Our article on counterfactual reasoning in Cognitive Science has been published this month: Espino, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Juan Cortes Aravena

  Juan Cortes Aravena arrived in Trinity this week.  Juan is carrying out a PhD in the University of Talca in Chile. He is visiting the lab for six months to work on conditional inferences.

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Congratulations to Dr Timmons!

Congratulations to Shane Timmons who was recently awarded his PhD degree on ‘Cognitive processes in moral judgment’. Shane’s research was funded by the John Templeton Foundation and a Trinity postgraduate award.

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Byrne & Timmons 2018 Cognition

Shane Timmons and I have published some of our experiments on ‘Moral hindsight for good actions and the effects of imagined alternatives to reality’ in Cognition, 178, 82-91. doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2018.05.010 The abstract is as follows: Five experiments identify an asymmetric moral … Continue reading

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Timmons & Byrne 2018 QJEP

Shane Timmons has published several experiments from his PhD on ‘Moral fatigue: the effects of cognitive fatigue on moral reasoning’ in the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, doi/abs/10.1177/1747021818772045 The abstract is as follows: We report two experiments that show a … Continue reading

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