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  1. Katharina A. Helming, Brent Strickland & Pierre Jacob (forthcoming). Making Sense of Early False-Belief Understanding. Trends in Cognitive Sciences.
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  2. Hugo Mercier & Brent Strickland (2012). Evaluating Arguments From the Reaction of the Audience. Thinking and Reasoning 18 (3):365 - 378.
    In studying how lay people evaluate arguments, psychologists have typically focused on logical form and content. This emphasis has masked an important yet underappreciated aspect of everyday argument evaluation: social cues to argument strength. Here we focus on the ways in which observers evaluate arguments by the reaction they evoke in an audience. This type of evaluation is likely to occur either when people are not privy to the content of the arguments or when they are not expert enough to (...)
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  3. Brent Strickland, Matt Fisher & Joshua Knobe (2012). Moral Structure Falls Out of General Event Structure. Psychological Inquiry 23 (2):198-205.
    The notion of agency has been explored within research in moral psychology and, quite separately, within research in linguistics. Moral psychologists have suggested that agency attributions play a role in moral judgments, while linguists have argued that agency attributions play a role in syntactic intuitions. -/- To explore the connection between these two lines of research, we report the results of an experiment in which we manipulate syntactic cues for agency and show a corresponding impact on moral judgments. This result (...)
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  4. Brent Strickland, Salamatu Barrie & Rihana S. Mason (2011). Discourse Structure and Word Learning. Pragmatics and Society 2 (2):260-281.
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  5. Brent Strickland & Frank Keil (2011). Event Completion: Event Based Inferences Distort Memory in a Matter of Seconds. Cognition 121 (3):409-415.
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