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The following is a collection of papers, extended abstracts, and talks published by the lab.

CAT
 Category & Concept Learning
SD
 Self-directed Learning
DM
 Decision Making
SEQ
 Sequence Learning
RL
 Reinforcement Learning
CN
 Cognitive Neuroscience
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 Collective Behavior
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 General Issues
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DM
 
Prize for computational modeling of high level cognition at CogSci2012
Markant, D.B. and Gureckis, T.M. (2012) "Does the utility of information influence sampling behavior?" In N. Miyake, Peebles, D. & Cooper, R.P. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.



SD
 
CAT
 
Markant, D.B. and Gureckis, T.M. (2014). Is it better to select or to receive? Learning via active and passive hypothesis testing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143(1), 94-122. DOI: 10.1037/a0032108


SEQ
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Love, B.C. (2010) Direct Associations or Internal Transformations? Exploring the Mechanism Underlying Sequential Learning Behavior Cognitive Science, 34, 10-50. Note: the caption for Figure 4 is incorrect DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-6709.2009.01076.x


SD
 
GEN
 
DM
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Markant, D.B. (2012). A cognitive and computational perspective on self-directed learning Perspectives on Psychological Science, 7, 464-481. DOI: 10.1177/1745691612454304


CAT
 
McDonnell, J., Jew, C., and Gureckis, T.M. (2012) "Sparse category labels obstruct generalization of category membership." in N. Miyake, Peebles, D. & Cooper, R.P. (Eds.)Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.






in review
CAT
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Goldstone, R.L. (in revision) "The Influence of Category Structure on Perceptual Discrimination"


SD
 
DM
 
Markant, D.B., Dubrow, S., Davachi, L., and Gureckis, T.M. (in review) Deconstructing the effect of self-directed learning on episodic memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition


DM
 
Juni, M.Z., Gureckis, T.M., & Maloney, L.T. (in revision) Two biases in information sampling behavior Cognition.


CAT
 
McDonnell, J.V. and Gureckis, T.M. (in revision) From few to many: Generalizing category labels via semi-supervised learning Psychonomic Bulletin and Review


SD
 
DM
 
CAT
 
Markant, D.B., Settles, B., & Gureckis, T.M. (in review). Self-directed learning favors local, rather than global, uncertainty. Cognitive Science.





2014
SD
 
CAT
 
Markant, D.B. and Gureckis, T.M. (2014). Is it better to select or to receive? Learning via active and passive hypothesis testing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143(1), 94-122. DOI: 10.1037/a0032108


RL
 
DM
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Love, B.C. (2014, in press) Reinforcement learning: A computational perspective. Oxford Handbook of Computational and Mathematical Psychology, Edited by Busemeyer, J.R., Townsend, J., Zheng, W., and Eidels, A., Oxford University Press, New York, NY.


SD
 
DM
 
Coenen, A., Rehder, B., and Gureckis, T.M. (2014). "Decisions to intervene on causal systems are adaptively selected." in P. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.) Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.


RL
 
DM
 
Rich, A.S. and Gureckis, T.M. (2014). "The value of approaching bad things." in P. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.) Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.


SD
 
DM
 
Markant, D.B. and Gureckis, T.M. (2013) "A preference for the unpredictable over the informative during self-directed learning" in P. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.) Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.


GEN
 
de Leeuw, J.R., Coenen, A., Markant, D., Martin, J.B., McDonnell, J.V., Rich, A.S., Gureckis, T.M. (2014) "Workshop: Online Experiments using jsPsych, psiTurk, and Amazon Mechanical Turk" in P. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.) Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.





2013
CAT
 
Blanco, N. and Gureckis, T.M. (2013) "Does category labeling lead to forgetting?" Cognitive Processing, 14(1), 73-79. DOI: 10.1007/s10339-012-0530-4


GEN
 
CAT
 
Crump M.J.C., McDonnell, J.V., and Gureckis, T.M. (2013) Evaluating Amazon's Mechanical Turk as a Tool for Experimental Behavioral Research. PLoS ONE 8(3): e57410. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057410


SD
 
Markant, D., Gureckis, T.M., Meder, Nelson, J.D., Pirolli, P., and Yu, C. (2013) "Symposium: Informavores: Active information foraging and human cognition" in M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.) Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.


GEN
 
Coenen, A., Markant, D., Martin, J.B., McDonnell, J.V. (2013) "Workshop: Using Mechanical Turk and PsiTurk for Dynamic Web Experiments" in M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.) Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.


SD
 
DM
 
Coenen, A., Rehder, B. and Gureckis, T.M. (2013). Modeling active learning decisions during causal learning. in Proceedings of the1st Multidisciplinary Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making. Princeton, New Jersey.





2012
SD
 
DM
 
Prize for computational modeling of high level cognition at CogSci2012
Markant, D.B. and Gureckis, T.M. (2012) "Does the utility of information influence sampling behavior?" In N. Miyake, Peebles, D. & Cooper, R.P. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.



SD
 
GEN
 
DM
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Markant, D.B. (2012). A cognitive and computational perspective on self-directed learning Perspectives on Psychological Science, 7, 464-481. DOI: 10.1177/1745691612454304


CAT
 
McDonnell, J., Jew, C., and Gureckis, T.M. (2012) "Sparse category labels obstruct generalization of category membership." in N. Miyake, Peebles, D. & Cooper, R.P. (Eds.)Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.


SD
 
DM
 
CAT
 
Markant, D.B. and Gureckis, T.M. (2012) "One piece at a time: Learning complex rules through self-directed sampling." In N. Miyake, Peebles, D. & Cooper, R.P. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.


SEQ
 
DM
 
Juni, M.Z., Gureckis, T.M., and Maloney, L.T. (2012) "Effective integration of serially presented cues." Journal of Vision, 12(8):12, 1-16.


DM
 
Juni, M.Z., Gureckis, T.M., and Maloney, L.T. (2012) "One-shot lotteries in the park." In N. Miyake, Peebles, D. & Cooper, R.P. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.





2011
CN
 
CAT
 
Gureckis, T.M., James, T.W., and Nosofsky, R.M. (2011) Reevaluating Dissociations Between Implicit and Explicit Category Learning: An Event-Related fMRI Study. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 7, 1697-1709.


CAT
 
McDonnell, J. and Gureckis, T.M. (2011) Adaptive Clustering Models of Categorization. in Computational Models of Categorization edited by Pothos and Willis, Cambridge University Press, Oxford, UK.


SEQ
 
Fields, J. and Gureckis, T.M. (unpublished) A rational framework for grammatical category induction in sequences.


CAT
 
Blanco, N. and Gureckis, T.M. (2011) "Does category labeling lead to forgetting?" in L. Carlson, C. Hölscher and T. Shipley (Eds), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. x-x). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.


SD
 
DM
 
Juni, M.Z., Gureckis, T.M., and Maloney, L.T. (2011) "Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough: Adaptive Information Sampling in a Visuomotor Estimation Task" in L. Carlson, C. Hölscher and T. Shipley (Eds), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. x-x). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.


GEN
 
CAT
 
Austerweil, J.L., Goldstone, R.L., Griffiths, T.L., Gureckis, T.M., Canini, K., Jones, M. (2011) "Symposium: Grow your own representations: Computational constructivism" in L. Carlson, C. Hölscher and T. Shipley (Eds), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. x-x). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [my slides for this symposium are available here: PDF]





2010
SEQ
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Love, B.C. (2010) Direct Associations or Internal Transformations? Exploring the Mechanism Underlying Sequential Learning Behavior Cognitive Science, 34, 10-50. Note: the caption for Figure 4 is incorrect DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-6709.2009.01076.x


GEN
 
CAT
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Goldstone, R.L. (2010) Schema. The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language Science website


RL
 
SEQ
 
DM
 
Otto, A.R., Markman, A.B., Gureckis, T.M., Love, B.C. (2010) Regulatory Fit and Systematic Exploration in a Dynamic Decision-Making Environment. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 36 (3), 797-804. DOI: 10.1037/a0018999


SEQ
 
Juni, M.Z. and Gureckis, T.M. and Maloney, L.T. (2010) Integration of visual information. Annual Vision Sciences Conference (poster) DOI: 10.1167/10.7.1213


GEN
 
RL
 
DM
 
Gureckis, T.M., Hotaling, J., Lee, M.D, Love, B.C., and Simon, D. (2010) "Symposium: Dynamic Decision Making" in Ohlsson, S. and Catrambone, R. (Eds), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. x-x). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.


SD
 
DM
 
CAT
 
Markant, D.B. and Gureckis, T.M. (2010) "Category Learning Through Active Sampling" in Ohlsson, S. and Catrambone, R. (Eds), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. x-x). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.


RL
 
SEQ
 
DM
 
Zaval, L. and Gureckis, T.M. (2010) "The Impact of Perceptual Aliasing on Exploration and Learning in a Dynamic Decision Making Task" in Ohlsson, S. and Catrambone, R. (Eds), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. x-x). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.


CAT
 
Hendrickson, A.T., Kachergis, G., Gureckis, T.M., and Goldstone, R.L. (2010) "Is categorial perception really verbally-mediated perception?" in Ohlsson, S. and Catrambone, R. (Eds), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. x-x). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.





2009
RL
 
SEQ
 
DM
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Love, B.C. (2009) Short Term Gains, Long Term Pains: How Cues About State Aid Learning in Dynamic Environments Cognition, 113, 293-313. DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2009.03.013


RL
 
SEQ
 
DM
 
Otto, A.R., Gureckis, T.M., Love, B.C., Markman, A.B. (2009) Navigating through Abstract Decision Spaces: Evaluating the Role of State Knowledge in a Dynamic Decision-Making Task Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 16 (5), 957-963. DOI: 10.3758/PBR.16.5.957


COL
 
DM
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Goldstone, R.L. (2009) How You Named Your Child: Understanding The Relationship Between Individual Decision Making and Collective Outcomes. TopiCS in Cognitive Science, 1 (4), 651-674. See this blog post for commentary. DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-8765.2009.01046.x


RL
 
SEQ
 
DM
 
Zaval, L., Tur, L. and Gureckis, T.M. (2009) The Impact of Perceptual Aliasing on Human Learning in a Dynamic Decision Making Task. Extended abstract presented Multidisciplinary Symposium on Reinforcement Learning Montreal, Canada.


RL
 
CAT
 
McDonnell, J. and Gureckis, T.M. (2009) How Perceptual Categories Influence Trial and Error Learning in Humans. Extended abstract presented Multidisciplinary Symposium on Reinforcement Learning Montreal, Canada.


COL
 
Goldstone, R.L. and Gureckis, T.M. (2009) Collective Behavior TopiCS in Cognitive Science, 1, 412-438. DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-8765.2009.01038.x


RL
 
SEQ
 
DM
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Love, B.C. (2009) Learning in Noise: Dynamic Decision-Making in a Variable Environment. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 53, 180-193. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmp.2009.02.004


SD
 
DM
 
CAT
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Markant, D.B. (2009) "Active Learning Strategies in a Spatial Concept Learning Game" in Taatgen, N., van Rijn, H., Schomaker, L. and Nerbonne, J. (Eds), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 3145-3150). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.


RL
 
SEQ
 
DM
 
Otto, A.R., Markman, A.B., Love, B.C., Gureckis, T.M. (2009) "When Things Get Worse before they Get Better: Regulatory Fit and Average-Reward Learning in a Dynamic Decision-Making Environment". in Taatgen, N., van Rijn, H., Schomaker, L. and Nerbonne, J. (Eds), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. XXX). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society


COL
 
Goldstone, R.L., Griffiths, T.L., Gureckis, T.M., Helbing, D., Steels, L., (2009) "The emergence of Collective Structure through Individual Interactions" (Symposium) in Taatgen, N., van Rijn, H., Schomaker, L. and Nerbonne, J. (Eds), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. XXX). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society





2008
COL
 
CAS
 
Goldstone, R.L., Roberts, M., Mason, W. and Gureckis, T.M. (2008). Collective Search in Concrete and Abstract Spaces. Decision modeling and behavior in uncertain and complex environments. Kugler, T., Smith, C., and Connelly, T. (Eds.). Springer Press. book website


COL
 
CAS
 
Goldstone, R.L. and Roberst, M.E. and Gureckis, T.M. (2008) Emergent Processes in Group Behavior. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 17, 10-15. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8721.2008.00539.x


GEN
 
RL
 
CAT
 
Love, B.C., Tomlinson, M., and Gureckis, T.M. (2008) The Concrete Substrates of Abstract Rule Use. in Ross, B.H Psychology of Learning and Motivation, 49, 167-207. DOI: 10.1016/S0079-7421(08)00005-4


CAT
 
Pothos, E.M., Perlman, A., Edwards, D.J, Gureckis, T.M., Hines, P.M., and Chater, N. (2008) "Modeling category intuitiveness" in B. C. Love, K. McRae, & V. M. Sloutsky (Eds.), Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. X). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.


CAT
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Goldstone, R.L.. (2008) "The effect of the internal structure of categories on perception" in B. C. Love, K. McRae, & V. M. Sloutsky (Eds.), Proceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 843). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.





2007
CN
 
CAT
 
Love, B.C. and Gureckis, T.M. (2007). Models in Search of the Brain. Cognitive and Affective Behavioral Neuroscience, 7, 90-108. DOI: 10.3758/CABN.7.2.90


SEQ
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Love, B.C. (2007). Behaviorism Reborn? Statistical Learning as Simple Conditioning. In D. S. McNamara & J. G. Trafton (Eds.), Proceedings of the 29th Annual Cognitive Science Society (pp. 335-340). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.





2006
COL
 
CAS
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Goldstone, R.L. (2006). Thinking in Groups. Pragmatics and Cognition. Reprinted as Gureckis, T.M. and Goldstone, R.L. (2008) Thinking in Groups. In Cognition Distributed: How Cognitive Technology Extends our Minds, Edited by Dror, I.E. and Harnad, S., John Benjamins Publishing Company. book website


CN
 
CAT
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Love, B.C. (2006). "Bridging Levels: Using a Cognitive Model to Connect Brain and Behavior in Category Learning" in Sun, R. and Miyake, N. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of Cognitive Science Society. (pp. 315-320), Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.





2005
SEQ
 
Gureckis, T.M. (2005). Mechanisms and Constraints in Sequence Learning. Unpublished Dissertation


COL
 
CAT
 
Love, B.C. and Gureckis, T.M. (2005). Modeling Learning Under the Influence of Culture. In Categorization inside and outside the lab: Festschrift in honor of Douglas L. Medin Edited by Ahn, W., Goldstone, R., Markman, A., Wolff, P. and Love, B. Washington D.C., APA Publisher. Book website


SEQ
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Love, B.C. (2005). "A Critical Look at the Mechanisms Underlying Implicit Sequence Learning." In B. G. Bara, L. Barsalou, & M. Bucciarelli (Eds.), The Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 869-874). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.


SEQ
 
Gureckis, T.M. (2005). Mechanisms and Constraints in Sequence Learning. Unpublished Master's Thesis





2004
CAT
 
Love, B.C., Medin, D.L., and Gureckis, T.M. (2004) SUSTAIN: A Network Model of Category Learning. Psychological Review, 11, 309-332 DOI: 10.1037/0033-295X.111.2.309


CN
 
CAT
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Love, B.C. (2004). Common Mechanisms in Infant and Adult Category Learning. Infancy, vol 5, no.2, 173-198. DOI: 10.1207/s15327078in0502_4


CN
 
CAT
 
Love, B.C. and Gureckis, T.M. (2004). The Hippocampus: Where a Cognitive Model meets Cognitive Neuroscience. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of Cognitive Science Society.





2003
CAT
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Love, B.C. (2003). Towards a Unified Account of Supervised and Unsupervised Learning. Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artifical Intelligence, 15, 1-24. DOI: 10.1080/09528130210166097


CAT
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Love, B.C. (2003). Human Unsupervised and Supervised Learning as a Quantitative Distinction. International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol. 17, no. 5, 885-901. DOI: 10.1.1.96.7376





2002
CAT
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Love, B.C. (2002). Modeling Unsupervised Learning with SUSTAIN. In Proceedings of the 15th Annual Florida Artificial Intelligence Research Society (FLAIRS) conference: Special Track: Categorization and Concept Representation: Models and Implications.


CAT
 
Gureckis, T.M. and Love, B.C. (2002). Who says models can only do what you tell them? Unsupervised category learning data, fits, and predictions. In Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. pgs. 399-404. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.







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