Thursday, 14 February 2013

The logic and psychology of confirmation and information search

The logic and psychology of confirmation
                                                and information search

Munich, 26 February 2013

The workshop is the mid-term event within a three-year research project funded by the DFG on Models of information search: A theoretical and empirical synthesis. The project is part of the wider DFG Priority Program New frameworks of rationality (SSP 1516), launched in 2010 to promote the collaboration between psychologists, philosophers and other related research communities towards an integrated approach to the study of human rationality. The meeting is free to attend and will take place in the Statistics Seminar Room, Ludwigstrasse 31/33, first floor.

              9:30         Welcome and coffee
             10:00         Björn Meder and Jonathan Nelson (MPI Berlin)
                               Is people’s information search behavior sensitive
                               to different reward structures?
             10:30         Vincenzo Crupi (University of Turin, MCMP)
                               Pathways between Bayesian confirmation theories
    and models of information search
             11:00         Coffee break
             11:30         Laura Martignon (Ludwigsburg)
                               On mermaids and princesses
12:00         Katya Tentori (Trento)
                  Probability vs. confirmation judgments: A comparison
   in accuracy and test-retest reliability                              
12:30         Gustavo Cevolani (Bologna)
                               Similarity, verisimilitude, and information


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