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Individual differences in deductive reasoning: Formal and Thematic Wason's THOG problems
This study forms part of a wider research project aimed at investigating relationships between cognitive skills and performance on experimental reasoning tasks (Stanovich, 1999; Stanovich & West, 1998). The study aims ...
Conditional reasoning with narrative contexts: the role of semantic and pragmatic factors
The main objective of this experiment is to determine in what way the subjects´s knowledge of the real world modulates their performance in a conditional reasoning task with narrative contexts, in line with previous ...
Pragmatic factors in conditional reasoning with narrative texts
In this study the role of pragmatic knowledge in conditional reasoning was investigated (Cheng & Holyoak, 1985; Holyoak & Cheng, 1995). We tried to precisely determine the importance of the variable which we refer to as ...
Conditional Reasoning: The importance of individual differences
In this study, we explore the relation between different measures in psychometric ability tests (verbal comprehension and reasoning) and performance in Wason's selection task (Wason, 1966, 1968). We also examined whether ...
Wason´s selection task: Content effect, instruction effect or both?
This experiment explores the effect of the scenario’s availability, instruction (true/false vs. violation) and presentation order on performance in different versions of Wason’s selection task. Each subject was given ...
Tres décadas de investigación en una tarea de razonamiento hipotético-deductivo
[ENG]The publication of The Psychology of Deductive Reasoning and Mental Models, in the early eighties, represent two historical events in the Psychology of Reasoning. The first book was published in 1982 by Jonathan St.B.T. ...