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2019

Intuitions about mathematical beauty: A case study in the aesthetic experience of ideas

Johnson, S. G. B. & Steinerberger, S., 1 Aug 2019, In : Cognition. 189, p. 242-259 18 p.

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Simplicity and complexity preferences in causal explanation: An opponent heuristic account

Johnson, S. G. B., Valenti, J. J. & Keil, F. C., 1 Sep 2019, In : Cognitive Psychology. 113, 101222.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
heuristics
Moderators
Experiments
Textures
1 Citation (Scopus)

The universal aesthetics of mathematics

Johnson, S. G. B. & Steinerberger, S., 15 Mar 2019, In : Mathematical Intelligencer. 41, 1, p. 67-70 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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., 30 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 79, p. 149-163 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

moral judgement
Malpractice
Cognition
trend
mediation
3 Citations (Scopus)
44 Downloads (Pure)

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
11 Downloads (Pure)

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

Open Access
File
Intuition
Consensus
Psychology
Thinking
2017
8 Citations (Scopus)

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., 30 Nov 2017, In : Developmental Science. 20, 6, e21483.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

109 Downloads (Pure)

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
7 Citations (Scopus)

Sense-making under ignorance

Johnson, S. G. B., Rajeev-Kumar, G. & Keil, F. C., 30 Sep 2016, In : Cognitive Psychology. 89, p. 39-70 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cues
diagnostic
Cognition
evidence
experiment
7 Citations (Scopus)

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 (Scopus)

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
9 Citations (Scopus)

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
11 Citations (Scopus)

Causal inference and the hierarchical structure of experience

Johnson, S. G. B. & Keil, F. C., 1 Dec 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