induction

Do additional features help or hurt category learning? The curse of dimensionality in human learners

Shows that people are only afflicted by the curse of dimensionality for rule-based categories, not family resemblance ones.

Leaping to conclusions: Why premise relevance affects argument strength

Demonstrates that premise non-monotonicity can be explained by people's assumptions about how data are sampled and captured by a Bayesian model of generalisation.

How do people learn from negative evidence? Non-monotonic generalizations and sampling assumptions in inductive reasoning

Induction in language learning

Induction, overhypotheses, and the shape bias: Some arguments and evidence for rational constructivism