P212 - Learning, Memory, and Knowledge Organization





Heuristics & Rational Analysis

Student Presentation #1

 Tversky, A. & Kahneman, D. (1974). Judgment under uncertainty: Heuristics and Biases. Science, 185, 1124-1131.

Student presentation #2

 V. M. Chase, R. Hertwig, and G. Gigerenzer (1998). Visions of rationality. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 2, 206-214.


Heuristics & Rational Analysis

Student presentation #3

Goldstein, D.G., & Gigerenzer, G. (2002). Models of ecological rationality: the Recognition Heuristic. Psychological Review, 109(1), 75-90.  

Student Presentation #4

Anderson, J.R., & Schooler, L.J. (2000). The adaptive nature of memory. In E. Tulving & F.I.M. Craik (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Memory, pp. 557-570. Oxford University Press.


Bayesian models of cognition

Student presentation #5

 Griffiths, T.L., & Tenenbaum, J.B. (2006). Optimal predictions in everyday cognition. Psychological Science, 17(9), 767-773.

Student Presentation #6

Kemp, C. and Tenenbaum, J. B. (2008).  The discovery of structural form. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 105(31), 10687-10692.

A longer paper for additional background: Structured statistical models of inductive reasoning. Kemp, C. and Tenenbaum, J. B. (in press). Psychological Review.



Student presentation #7

 Griffiths, T.L., Steyvers, M., & Firl, A. (2007). Google and the mind: Predicting fluency with PageRank. Psychological Science, 18(12), pp. 1069-1076.

Student Presentation #8

Hemmer, P., Steyvers, M. (in press). Integrating Episodic Memories and Prior Knowledge at Multiple Levels of Abstraction. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.



Student presentation #9

McClelland, J. L. and Rogers, T. T. (2003). The Parallel Distributed Processing Approach to Semantic Cognition. Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 4, 310-322.

Student Presentation #10

Griffiths, T.L., Steyvers, M., & Tenenbaum, J.B.T. (2007). Topics in Semantic Representation. Psychological Review, 114(2), 211-244.

(note: not all pages are relevant for discussion)


Grounding Cognition

Student presentation #11

 Barsalou, L.W. (2008). Grounded cognition. Annual Review of Psychology, 59, 617-645.

Student Presentation #12

 Kobus Barnard and Matthew Johnson, "Word Sense Disambiguation with Pictures", Artificial Intelligence, Volume 167, pp. 13-30, 2005.  


Theory of Mind & Goal inference

Student presentation #13

 Baker, C.L., Goodman, N.D., & Tenenbaum, J.B. (2008). Theory-based Social Goal Inference. In Proceedings of the Thirtieth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

Baker, C.L., Tenenbaum, J.B. & Saxe, R.R. (2007). Goal Inference as Inverse Planning. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

Student Presentation #14

 Jeff Orkin and Deb Roy. (2008). The Restaurant Game: Learning Social Behavior and Language from Thousands of Players Online. Journal of Game Development.