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    Joseph L. Austerweil & Thomas L. Griffiths (2011). Seeking Confirmation Is Rational for Deterministic Hypotheses. Cognitive Science 35 (3):499-526.
    The tendency to test outcomes that are predicted by our current theory (the confirmation bias) is one of the best-known biases of human decision making. We prove that the confirmation bias is an optimal strategy for testing hypotheses when those hypotheses are deterministic, each making a single prediction about the next event in a sequence. Our proof applies for two normative standards commonly used for evaluating hypothesis testing: maximizing expected information gain and maximizing the probability of falsifying the current hypothesis. (...)
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    Joseph L. Austerweil & Thomas L. Griffiths (2010). Learning Hypothesis Spaces and Dimensions Through Concept Learning. In S. Ohlsson & R. Catrambone (eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Cognitive Science Society 73--78.
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    Uriel Cohen Priva & Joseph L. Austerweil (2015). Analyzing the History of Cognition Using Topic Models. Cognition 135:4-9.
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  4. Joshua T. Abbott, Joseph L. Austerweil & Thomas L. Griffiths (2015). Random Walks on Semantic Networks Can Resemble Optimal Foraging. Psychological Review 122 (3):558-569.
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  5. Joseph L. Austerweil & Thomas L. Griffiths (2013). A Nonparametric Bayesian Framework for Constructing Flexible Feature Representations. Psychological Review 120 (4):817-851.
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