Samuel G. B. Johnson
Samuel G. B. Johnson
Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Waterloo
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Crowdsourcing hypothesis tests: Making transparent how design choices shape research results
J Landy, M Jia, I Ding, D Viganola, W Tierney, A Dreber, M Johanneson, ...
Psychological Bulletin, 2019
Simplicity and complexity preferences in causal explanation: An opponent heuristic account
SGB Johnson, JJ Valenti, FC Keil
Cognitive Psychology 113, 101222, 2019
Win–win denial: The psychological underpinnings of zero-sum thinking
SGB Johnson, J Zhang, FC Keil
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 151, 455-474, 2022
Do the right thing: The assumption of optimality in lay decision theory and causal judgment
SGB Johnson, LJ Rips
Cognitive Psychology 77, 42-76, 2015
Sense-making under ignorance
SGB Johnson, G Rajeev-Kumar, FC Keil
Cognitive Psychology 89, 39-70, 2016
Little Bayesians or little Einsteins? Probability and explanatory virtue in children’s inferences
AM Johnston, SGB Johnson, ML Koven, FC Keil
Developmental Science 20, e12483, 2017
Causal inference and the hierarchical structure of experience
SGB Johnson, FC Keil
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 143, 2223-2241, 2014
Belief digitization: Do we treat uncertainty as probabilities or as bits?
SGB Johnson, T Merchant, FC Keil
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General 149, 1417–1434, 2020
Causal networks or causal islands? The representation of mechanisms and the transitivity of causal judgment
SGB Johnson, W Ahn
Cognitive Science 39, 1468-1503, 2015
Intuitions about mathematical beauty: A case study in the aesthetic experience of ideas
SGB Johnson, S Steinerberger
Cognition 189, 242-259, 2019
Causal mechanisms
SGB Johnson, W Ahn
Oxford handbook of causal reasoning, 2017
Explanatory scope informs causal strength inferences
SGB Johnson, AM Johnston, AE Toig, FC Keil
Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 2014
Conviction narrative theory: A theory of choice under radical uncertainty
SGB Johnson, A Bilovich, D Tuckett
Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 2023
Optimality bias in moral judgment
J De Freitas, SGB Johnson
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 79, 149-163, 2018
Simplicity and goodness-of-fit in explanation: The case of intuitive curve-fitting
SGB Johnson, A Jin, FC Keil
Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 2014
Narrative expectations in financial forecasting
SGB Johnson, D Tuckett
Journal of Behavioral Decision Making 35 (1), e2245, 2022
The influence of framing on clinicians' judgments of the biological basis of behaviors
NS Kim, W Ahn, SGB Johnson, J Knobe
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied 22, 39-47, 2016
Moral signaling through donations of money and time
SGB Johnson, SY Park
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes 165, 183-196, 2021
Dimensions of altruism: Do evaluations of prosocial behavior track social good or personal sacrifice?
SGB Johnson
Working Paper: Available at SSRN, 2018
Preferences for explanation generality develop early in biology, but not physics
AM Johnston, M Sheskin, SGB Johnson, FC Keil
Child Development 89 (4), 1110–1119, 2018
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