1. Alejandro López-Rousseau & Timothy Ketelaar (2006). Juliet: If They Do See Thee, They Will Murder Thee. A Satisficing Algorithm for Pragmatic Conditionals. Mind and Society 5 (1):71-77.
    In a recent Mind & Society article, Evans (2005) argues for the social and communicative function of conditional statements. In a related article, we argue for satisficing algorithms for mapping conditional statements onto social domains (Eur J Cogn Psychol 16:807–823,2004). The purpose of the present commentary is to integrate these two arguments by proposing a revised pragmatic cues algorithm for pragmatic conditionals.
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  2. Timothy Ketelaar (2004). Lions, Tigers, and Bears, Oh God!: How the Ancient Problem of Predator Detection May Lie Beneath the Modern Link Between Religion and Horror. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (6):740-741.
    Atran & Norenzyan (A&N) claim that an appreciation of the evolved inferential machinery underlying supernatural beliefs can greatly aid us in understanding regularities in culturally shared conceptions of religion. I explore how their model provides insight into why culturally shared tales of horror (e.g., horror movies) often combine religious and predatory content.
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  3. Timothy Ketelaar & Wing Tung Au (2003). The Effects of Feelings of Guilt on the Behaviour of Uncooperative Individuals in Repeated Social Bargaining Games: An Affect-as-Information Interpretation of the Role of Emotion in Social Interaction. Cognition and Emotion 17 (3):429-453.