Publications

(2019). Why do echo chambers form? The role of trust, population heterogeneity, and objective truth. In A Goel, C Seifert, and C Freksa (Eds.) Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 918-923.

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(2019). Modeling individual performance in cross-situational word learning. In A Goel, C Seifert, and C Freksa (Eds.) Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 560-566.

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(2019). Generic noun phrases in child speech. In A Goel, C Seifert, and C Freksa (Eds.) Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 803-808.

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(2019). Exploring the role that encoding and retrieval play in sampling effects. In A Goel, C Seifert, and C Freksa (Eds.) Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 946-952.

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(2018). Reversing the endowment effect. Judgment and Decision Making 13(3), 275-286..

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(2018). Stronger evidence isn't always better: A role for social inference in evidence selection and interpretation. In C Kalish, M Rau, J Zhu and T Rogers (Eds.) Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 864-869.

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(2018). Representational and sampling assumptions drive individual differences in single category generalisation. In C Kalish, M Rau, J Zhu and T Rogers (Eds.) Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 930-935.

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(2018). Learning word meaning with little means: An investigation into the inferential capacity of paradigmatic information. In C Kalish, M Rau, J Zhu and T Rogers (Eds.) Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 1608-1613.

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(2018). Human decision making in black swan situations. In C Kalish, M Rau, J Zhu and T Rogers (Eds.) Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 870-875.

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(2017). Predicting human similarity judgments with distributional models: The value of word associations. Proceedings of the 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Melbourne, Australia, 4806-4810.

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(2017). On simplicity and emergence. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review 24: 175-176.

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(2017). When extremists win: On the behavior of iterated learning chains when priors are heterogeneous. In G Gunzelmann, A Howes, T Tenbrink, and E Davelaar (Eds.) Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 847-852.

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(2017). When do learned transformations influence similarity and categorization?. In G Gunzelmann, A Howes, T Tenbrink, and E Davelaar (Eds.) Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 2530-2535.

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(2017). A cognitive analysis of deception without lying. In G Gunzelmann, A Howes, T Tenbrink, and E Davelaar (Eds.) Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 992-997.

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(2016). Adult regularization of inconsistent input depends on pragmatic factors. Language Learning and Development 12: 138-155. [Peter Jusczyk Best Paper Award].

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(2016). Predicting human similarity judgments with distributional models: The value of word associations. 26th International Conference on Computational Linguistics, Osaka, Japan: 1861-1870. [Best Paper Award].

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(2016). Do additional features help or harm during category learning? An exploration of the curse of dimensionality in human learners. In A Papafragou, D Grodner, D Mirman and JC Trueswell (Eds.) Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 2471-2476. [Marr Prize Winner].

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(2015). Evidence for widespread thematic structure in the mental lexicon. In DC Noelle, R Dale, AS Warlaumont, J Yoshimi, T Matlock, CD Jennings and PP Maglio (Eds.) Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 518-523.

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(2014). Induction in language learning. In PJ Brooks and V Kempe (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Language Development: 281-283.

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(2014). Bayesian inference in word learning. In PJ Brooks and V Kempe (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Language Development: 46-49.

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(2014). The relevance of labels in semi-supervised learning depends on category structure. In P Bellow, M Guarani, M McShane and B Scassellati (Eds.) Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 1718-1723.

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(2014). People ignore token frequency when deciding how widely to generalize. In P Bellow, M Guarani, M McShane and B Scassellati (Eds.) Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 2759-2764.

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(2014). People are sensitive to hypothesis sparsity during category discrimination. In P Bellow, M Guarani, M McShane and B Scassellati (Eds.) Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 2531-2536.

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(2014). Adaptive information source selection during hypothesis testing. In P Bellow, M Guarani, M McShane and B Scassellati (Eds.) Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 607-612.

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(2013). The role of sampling assumptions in generalization with multiple categories. In M Knauff, M Pauen, N Sebanz and I Wachsmuth (Eds.) Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 3699-3704.

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(2012). What Bayesian modelling can tell us about statistical learning: What it requires and why it works. In P Rebuschat and J Williams (Eds.) Statistical learning and language acquisition: 383-408.

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(2012). Strong structure in weak semantic similarity: A graph based account. In N Miyake, D Peebles and RP Cooper (Eds.) Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 1464-1469.

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(2012). Probability matching vs over-regularization in language: Participant behavior depends on their interpretation of the task. In N Miyake, D Peebles and RP Cooper (Eds.) Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 845-850.

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(2012). Musicians are better at learning non-native sound contrasts even in non-tonal languages. In N Miyake, D Peebles and RP Cooper (Eds.) Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 839-844.

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(2012). Levels of explanation and the workings of science. Australian Journal of Psychology 64: 52-59.

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(2012). Anticipating changes: Adaptation and extrapolation in category learning. In N Miyake, D Peebles and RP Cooper (Eds.) Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 809-814.

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(2011). Simplicity and fit in grammatical theory. In E Bender and J Arnold (Eds.) Language from a cognitive perspective: 99-120.

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(2011). Bayesian modeling of sources of constraint in language acquisition. In I Arnon and E Clark (Eds.) Experience, Variation, and Generalization: Learning a first language: 277-294.

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(2011). To catch a liar: The effects of truthful and deceptive testimony on inferential learning. In L Carlson (Ed.) Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 1312-1317.

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(2011). Memory limitations alone do not lead to over-regularization: An experimental and computational investigation. In L Carlson (Ed.) Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 3274-3279.

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(2011). Learning individual words and learning about words simultaneously. In L Carlson (Ed.) Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 3280-3285.

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(2011). Language evolution is shaped by the structure of the world: An iterated learning analysis. In L Carlson (Ed.) Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 477-482.

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(2011). Humans use different statistics for sequence analysis depending on the task. In L Carlson (Ed.) Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 543-548.

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(2010). Why are some word orders more common than others? A uniform information density account. In J Lafferty, CKI Williams, J Shawe-Taylor, RS Zemel and A Culotta (Eds.) Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems: 1585-1593.

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(2010). How recursive is language? A Bayesian exploration. In H Hulst (Ed.) Recursion and human language: 159-175.

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(2010). Social context effects on the impact of category labels. In S Ohlsson and R Catrambone (Eds.) Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 1411-1416.

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(2010). Phonetic training makes word learning easier. In S Ohlsson and R Catrambone (Eds.) Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 1613-1618.

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(2010). How does the presence of a label affect attention to other features?. In S Ohlsson and R Catrambone (Eds.) Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 1834-1839.

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(2010). Adult language learners under cognitive load do not over-regularize like children. In S Ohlsson and R Catrambone (Eds.) Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 2524-2529.

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(2009). When to walk away: The effect of variability on keeping options viable. N Taatgen, H Rijn, L Schomaker and J Nerbonne (Eds.) Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society: 1258-1263.

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(2009). Learning to learn categories. N Taatgen, H Rijn, L Schomaker and J Nerbonne (Eds.) Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society: 136-141.

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(2009). Learning time-varying categories. N Taatgen, H Rijn, L Schomaker and J Nerbonne (Eds.) Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society: 419-424.

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(2009). Joint acquisition of word order and word reference. N Taatgen, H Rijn, L Schomaker and J Nerbonne (Eds.) Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society: 1728-1733.

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(2009). Confirmation bias is rational when hypotheses are sparse. N Taatgen, H Rijn, L Schomaker and J Nerbonne (Eds.) Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society: 2471-2476.

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(2008). Learnability, representation, and language: A Bayesian approach. PhD Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. Cambridge, MA.

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(2007). Indirect evidence and the poverty of the stimulus: The case of anaphoric one. In D McNamara and J Trafton (Eds.) Proceedings of the 29th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 275-281.

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(2006). Poverty of the Stimulus? A rational approach. In R Sun and N Miyake (Eds.) Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 663-668.

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(2006). Learning overhypotheses. In R Sun and N Miyake (Eds.) Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 417-422.

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(2005). The puzzle of ambiguity. In O Orgun and P Sells (Eds.) Morphology and The Web of Grammar: Essays in Memory of Steven G. Lapointe: 265-282.

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(2005). Modeling the acquisition of domain structure and feature understanding. In B Bara, L Barsalou and M Bucciarelli (Eds.) Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 1720-1725.

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(2004). Learning domain structures. In K Forbus, D Gentner and T Regier. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society: 672-677.

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(2002). Simulated evolution of language: A review of the field. *Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation 5(2).

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(2000). Simulated evolution of communication: The emergence of meaning. MA Thesis. Stanford University Linguistics Department. Stanford, CA.

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