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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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Philosophy of Imagination Conference, Bochum

  Chris Badura organised an excellent conference on the philosophy of the imagination at the  Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany on March 15th -16th 2018. Ruth Byrne gave a talk on ‘Reasoning with counterfactual conditionals’ and the full program is here.

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Congratulations

Congratulations to Madhav Bhargav on his graduation! Madhav’s applied MSc thesis was a cross cultural comparison of counterfactual thoughts and moral judgments in individuals in India and Ireland.

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Buenos Aires Workshop on the Philosophy of Cognitive Science 2017

  The 2017 Buenos Aires Workshop on the Philosophy of Cognitive Science in Argentina will be held on November 22nd-24th. It is organised by Liza Skidelsky,  Sabrina Haimovici,  and their colleagues at UBA-CONICET. The program of the conference is on … Continue reading

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