Lab Talks

CURRENT SCHEDULE 2019-2020

 

Meetings are on Tuesdays at 3pm in the Board room, Institute of Neuroscience

24th September

Ruth Byrne

Counterfactual thoughts in moral judgments

15th October

Mark Keane, University College Dublin

User studies in eXplainable Artificial Intelligence

29th October

Orlando Espino, University of La Laguna, Tenerife

Illusory inferences and counterfactuals

12th November

Mary Ann Ciosk, Leuven University, Belgium

Counterfactual thinking

26th November

Xinyue Dai

Moral judgments

Hillelah Lawler

Political reasoning

Naomi Vaida

Decision making

 

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PREVIOUS TALKS

 

HILARY SEMESTER 2019

Jan 22nd 2019

Elizabeth Ventam, Department of Philosophy TCD

Moral philosophy

Feb 5 2019

Juan Cortes, University of Talca, Chile

Inferences from conditionals to biconditionals

Feb 12 2019

Molly Quinn, Department of Computer Science, UCD

Explaining the unexpected and explanation

Feb 19 2019

Julie Murphy (TCD): Moral judgments about fairness and character

Jason Canning(TCD): Moral judgments about psychological harm

Feb 26 2019

Paul Allan (TCD): Inferences by mock jurors in groups

Afroditt Ershadi (TCD): Counterfactuals and anxiety

Mar 5 2019

Beyza Tepe, University of Istanbul, Turkey

Counterfactuals and moral judgments

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Michaelmas term 2018

October 2nd

Orlando Espino, University of La Laguna, Tenerife

Reasoning with negated conjunctions

October 9th 

Juan Cortes Aravena, University of Talca, Chile

Conditional Perfection

October 16th  

Paul Allen: Jurors’ reasoning

Julie Murphy: Moral judgments

October 30th

Beyza Tepe, University of Istanbul, Turkey

Decision making about moral violations

November 6th  

Jason Canning:  Moral Judgments

Afroditt Ershadi: Counterfactual thinking

November 27th  Shane Timmons, Economic and Social Research Institute

Economic decision making

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 HILARY TERM 2016

14th Feb
Evie Alkin  ‘Counterfactual priming and perspective taking’

21st Feb
Meg Ryan ‘Emotional consequences of thinking counterfactually about moral dilemmas’

14th March
Madhav Bhargav ‘Culture, counterfactual thinking and moral judgments’

28th March
Hannah Gallivan ‘Counterfactual thinking and moral judgment following acquired brain injury and spinal cord injury’

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SCHEDULE MICHAELMAS TERM 2016

Oct 18th 2016

Isabel Orenes, UNED Madrid, Spain ‘Eyetracking and counterfactual conditionals’

Nov 1st 2016

Marta Straga, University of Trieste, Italy ‘Controllability and counterfactual thoughts’

Nov 15th 2016

Orlando Espino, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain ‘Suppression of counterfactual inferences’

Nov 29th 2016

Sabrina Haimovici, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina ‘Dual processes in thinking’

Dec 13th 2016

Shane Timmons, Trinity College Dublin ‘Counterfactuals in moral elevation’

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SCHEDULE HILARY TERM 2016

Jan 12th 2016

Sabrina Haimovici, University of Buenos Aires ‘Dual processes in concepts’

Jan 19th 2016

Raluca Briazu, University of Plymouth ‘Counterfactuals and deception’

Jan 26th 2016

Karl Elliot ‘Counterfactuals and moral dilemmas’

Feb 2nd 2016

Shane Timmons ‘Depletion and moral judgments’

Feb 23rd 2016

Sabrina Haimovici, University of Buenos Aires ‘Dual processes in reasoning’

Mar 8th 2016

Karl Elliot ‘Counterfactuals and moral dilemmas’

Mar 22nd 2016

Kathryn Francis University of Plymouth
Making moral judgments in a virtual landscape: A step closer to moral actions?’

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SCHEDULE MICHAELMAS TERM 2015

Dec 1st 2015

Aidan Feeney, Queen’s University, Belfast  ‘Between reasoning and semantic cognition: A hybrid account of category-based induction’

Dec 8th 2015
Shane Timmons ‘Depletion and moral judgments’

Dec 15th 2015

Tiago Almeida ‘Moral elevation and alternative outcomes’

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SCHEDULE HILARY TERM 2015

Meetings are on Thursdays at 4pm in the Board room, Institute of Neuroscience

Jan 29th
Mary Parkinson ‘Moral responsibility’

Feb 26th    Reading week

Mar 5th
Shane Timmons ‘Moral dilemmas’

Mar 12th
Tiago Almeida ‘Moral elevation’

Mar 19th
Holly Hanlon ‘Counterfactual reflection and evaluation’
Jessica Dully ‘Intentions’

Mar 26th
Weiqi Wang ‘Chinese counterfactuals’
Kathleen Keady  ‘Prosocial moral decisions’

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SCHEDULE MICHAELMAS TERM 2014

Meetings are on Mondays at 1pm in the Board room, Institute of Neuroscience

Sept 29th  Mary Parkinson ‘Responsibility judgments for failed attempts to harm’

Oct 6th       Shane Timmons ‘Working memory and moral judgments’

Oct 13th     Tiago da Silva Almeida ‘Dual processes in reasoning’

Oct 20th    Jessica Dully ‘Counterfactual reasoning’

Oct 27th    Bank holiday

Nov 3rd    Reading week

Nov 10th   Kathleen Keady ‘Empathy in decision making on social issues’

Nov 17th  Paal Antonsen, Department of Philosophy, TCD
*Note change of speaker

Nov 24th  Orlando Espino, University of La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
‘The influence of the subjunctive mood in reasoning’

Dec 1st     Weiqi Wang ‘Counterfactuals in Chinese’

Dec 8th    Holly Hanlon ‘Influences on counterfactual direction’

Dec 15th    Claire Gillan, New York University
‘Habits, inference, and counterfactual thinking in obsessive compulsive disorder’

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SCHEDULE HILARY TERM 2014

Meetings are on Mondays at 12 NOON in the Board room, Institute of Neuroscience

Feb 10th Ruth Byrne ‘Counterfactual thoughts in moral elevation’

NOTE: Feb 13th Sarah Beck, University of Birmingham, ‘Children’s counterfactual thinking’ (Psychology research seminar series)

Feb 17th Shane Timmons ‘Working memory and moral reasoning’

Feb 24th  Cormac O’Laoide: ‘Risky decision making’

Feb 24th   Fiona Lawlor ‘Planning fallacy’

Mar 3rd: Mary Parkinson ‘Moral responsibility’

Mar 10th: Kevin O’Rourke ‘Moral judgments about purity and harm’

Mar 17th Bank holiday

Mar 24th  Sergio Moreno Rios, University of Granada ‘Deductive reasoning’

NOTE: Apr 5th Vittorio Girotto, University of Venice ‘Inferences about probability’ (Psychology research seminar series)

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SCHEDULE MICHAELMAS TERM 2013

Meetings are on Mondays at 3pm in the Board room, Institute of Neuroscience

21st October 2013

Mary Parkinson: Moral reasoning in risky choice

28th October 2013

Bank Holiday

4th November 2013

Reading week

11th November 2013

Alice Ping Ping Tse: Deductive reasoning and the lexical decision task

18th November 2013

Shane Timmons: Moral reasoning and working memory

25th November 2013

Fiona Lawlor: The planning fallacy

2nd December 2013

Cormac O’Laoide: Risky choice and framing effects

9th December 2013

Kevin O’Rourke: Moral reasoning and priming

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VISIT BY PHIL JOHNSON-LAIRD (New York University)
22nd-25th August 2013

Eoin Gubbins: Inconsistency in reasoning about moral actions.

Mary Parkinson: Moral responsibility judgments about causal and enabling agents.

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VISIT BY SERGIO MORENO-RIOS (Granada University, Spain)
May 22-24 2013

Mary Parkinson: Judgments of moral responsibility for accidental and intentional violations of harm and purity principles.

Eoin Gubbins: Inconsistencies in moral judgments about conjunctions of good and bad actions.

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SCHEDULE HILARY TERM 2013

Meetings are on Mondays at 12 noon in the Board room, Institute of Neuroscience

4th February 2013

Eoin Gubbins: Inconsistency in moral judgments

11th February 2013

Mary Parkinson: Moral responsibility

18th February 2013

Celia Rasga: Children’s false beliefs about intentions

25th February 2013

Marta Couto: Counterexamples to warnings and advice conditionals

4th March 2013

Ben Ndubuisi: Moral judgments about actions and inactions

24th March 2013

Karl McPhillips: Judgments of good moves by expert chess players

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