Samuel Johnson

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2018

Financial alchemists and financial shamans

Johnson, S. G. B. 2018 In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 41, e78

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ceremonial Behavior
Shamanism
Anthropology
Salaries and Fringe Benefits
Economics

Optimality bias in moral judgment

De Freitas, J. & Johnson, S. G. B. 2 Aug 2018 In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 79, p. 149-163 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
moral judgement
Malpractice
Cognition
trend
mediation

Preferences for explanation generality develop early in biology but not physics

Johnston, A. M., Sheskin, M., Johnson, S. G. B. & Keil, F. C. 14 Jul 2018 In : Child Development. 89, 4, p. 1110-1119 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Physics
physics
biology
Ursidae
Intuition

Why do people believe in a zero-sum economy?

Johnson, S. G. B. 30 Aug 2018 In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 41, e172

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intuition
Consensus
Psychology
Thinking
2017

The effect of abstract versus concrete framing on judgments of biological and psychological bases of behavior

Kim, N. S., Johnson, S. G. B., Ahn, W. K. & Knobe, J. 20 Mar 2017 In : Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications. 2, p. 1 - 16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Psychology
Mental Disorders
Students
2016

Little Bayesians or little Einsteins? Probability and explanatory virtue in children's inferences

Johnston, A. M., Johnson, S. G. B., Koven, M. L. & Keil, F. C. 16 Oct 2016 In : Developmental Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations

Sense-making under ignorance

Johnson, S. G. B., Rajeev-Kumar, G. & Keil, F. C. 1 Sep 2016 In : Cognitive Psychology. 89, p. 39-70 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
diagnostic
Cognition
evidence
experiment
1 Citations

The influence of framing on clinicians' judgments of the biological basis of behaviors

Kim, N. S., Ahn, W. K., Johnson, S. G. B. & Knobe, J. 1 Mar 2016 In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied. 22, 1, p. 39-47 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Behavioral Symptoms
Neurosciences
Research
Psychotherapy
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
2015
4 Citations

Causal networks or causal islands? The representation of mechanisms and the transitivity of causal judgment

Johnson, S. G. B. & Ahn, W. K. 1 Sep 2015 In : Cognitive Science. 39, 7, p. 1468-1503 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Islands
Potable water
Experiments
Semantics
Data storage equipment
7 Citations

Do the right thing: The assumption of optimality in lay decision theory and causal judgment

Johnson, S. G. B. & Rips, L. J. 1 Mar 2015 In : Cognitive Psychology. 77, p. 42-76 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decision Theory
decision theory
Decision theory
Individuality
Causality
2014
10 Citations

Causal inference and the hierarchical structure of experience

Johnson, S. G. B. & Keil, F. C. 2014 In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 143, 6, p. 2223-2241 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hierarchical Structure
Structure of Experience
Causal Inference
Experiment
Causal