Author Archives: Nicolas Gauvrit

A conference on the perception of coincidences

During the Marathon des Sciences, we had the opportunity to present a talk about the perception of coincidences [in French only]. The Marathon des Sciences is a one-day yearly event, taking place in Fleurance (France). It promotes the diffusion of … Continue reading

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Ongoing online experiment

We just launched a short online experiment about number guessing (here). The test would take no more than a few minutes of your time. Note however that it’s only available in French. We would be thankful if you would accept … Continue reading

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In the media

The french magazine Tangente‘s last issue (august 2014) presents a series of articles about the links between psychology and mathematics. We (NG) published a short presentation of the new paradigm in psychology (an uncorrected proof is readable here), as well … Continue reading

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Our team in the media

One of the leading french journal, Le Monde, published a short paper (9th june) on the perception of randomness in its “science” section. Our members Jean-Paul Delahaye and Nicolas Gauvrit have been interviewed. David Larousserie (the author) was particularly interested in … Continue reading

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Mike Oaksford joins in

Mike Oaksford, leading psychologist in the new paradigm field, honored us by joining our team as an associate member. Mike Oaksford did a lot to show, through a bayesian approach, how informal reasoning fallacies could be seen as partly rationally … Continue reading

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Igor Douven joins in

We are proudly happy to welcome Igor Douven as a new associate member. Igor Douven is a professor of Philosophy at the University of Groningen. Among other subjects, his interests go to cognitive psychology and the psychology of reasoning in … Continue reading

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Steven Sloman joins in

The PARIS-team is happy and proud to welcome Pr. Steven Sloman, from Brown University, who kindly agreed to become an associate member. Steven Sloman’s research interests comprises causal reasoning and categorization. More information available on Sloman Lab website. Don’t miss … Continue reading

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Ken Manktelow and David Over’s conferences

On thursday the 28th of november, Ken Manktelow and David Over gave a talk in Paris, at the EPHE. They kindly made their slideshows and conferences available on our website (see below). Ken Manktelow (University of Wolverhampton) spoke about Delusional … Continue reading

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Peter Brugger joins in

Peter Brugger, professor in neuropsychology in the University Hospital of Zürich (Switzerland) is joining PARIS-team as an associate member. We are pleased and honored to welcome Peter. Peter has always been interested in how chance and randomness affect behavior and … Continue reading

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Jing Shao joins in

Our colleague Jing Shao from the University of Upper Alsace in Colmar (France) is now a member of PARIS-reasoning. Jing is associate professor in developmental psychology. Her research area comprises problem solving and reasoning in children. Having scholar connections in … Continue reading

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