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  • Conditional Reasoning: Scenario or Context Effects? 

    Valiña García, María Dolores; Seoane Pesqueira, Gloria; Ghering Delgado, Sonia; Ferraces Otero, María José; Fernández-Rey, José (1992-09)
    This paper studies the importance of contextual factors in reasoning with conditional inference tasks. In this experiment subjects were given conditional sentences in the context of narrative texts. Short stories about ...
  • Unraveling the mystery about the negative valence bias: does arousal account for processing differences in unpleasant words? 

    Vieitez Portas, Lucía; Haro Rodríguez, Juan; Ferré Romeu, María del Pilar; Padrón Rodríguez, Isabel; Fraga Carou, Isabel (MDPI, 2021)
    Many studies have found that the emotional content of words affects visual word recognition. However, most of them have only considered affective valence, finding inconsistencies regarding the direction of the effects, ...
  • The role of content and context in pragmatic reasoning 

    Valiña García, María Dolores; Seoane Pesqueira, Gloria; Martín Rajo, Montserrat; Fernández Rey, José; Ferraces Otero, María José (1992)
    The purpose of this paper is to study pragmatic reasoning in conditional inference tasks. Two experiments were performed in which the subjects ought to choose among alternative responses, rating their confidence in their ...
  • Pragmatic factors in conditional reasoning 

    Valiña García, María Dolores; Seoane Pesqueira, Gloria; Ferraces Otero, María José; Martín Rajo, Montserrat (1996)
    We investigated the importance of pragmatic factors in conditional reasoning. The performance of 54 subjects was examined, with the four basic inferences of Modus Ponens (MP), Denial of the Antecedent (DA), Affirmation of ...
  • Comparing Measures of Individual Differences in Performance of Conditional Reasoning 

    Seoane Pesqueira, Gloria; Valiña García, María Dolores; Ferraces Otero, María José; Martín Rajo, Montserrat (Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, 1997)
    This study examined the following issues: 1) The relation among different measures in psychometric ability tests (verbal comprehension and reasoning), computerised measure of comprehension skills and the subjects´ performance ...

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