Retrospective: Towards a Clarion Model of Raven's Matrices

I presented a progress report about my dissertation research at my department’s weekly Issues in Cognitive Science Talk Series on 2019-12-11. You can watch the full talk here. Here are some corrections/comments: At several points, I mention a publication defining the format, but there is no reference to it in the slides, so here itContinue reading “Retrospective: Towards a Clarion Model of Raven's Matrices”

Why computational psychological modeling?

I think computational modeling is important for the advancement of psychology. Here is why. I think the arguments below readily generalize to other social and behavioural sciences, but I will focus on psychology since I am most familiar with it. I’ll start with a review of the typical research cycle in experimental psychology. Figure 1Continue reading “Why computational psychological modeling?”