Publications

Bear, A., Bensinger, S., Jara-Ettinger, J., & Knobe, J. (in press). What Comes to Mind? A Mix of What’s Likely and What’s Good Proceedings of the Fortieth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

Bear, A. & Rand, D. G. (2018). Can strategic ignorance explain the evolution of love? Topics in Cognitive Science.

Bear, A., Fortgang, R. G., Bronstein, M. V., & Cannon, T. D. (2017). Mistiming of thought and perception predicts delusionality. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114, 10791–10796. [WaPost Op-ed]

Bear, A. & Rand, D. G. (2017). The value of information. Nature Human Behaviour (News & Views), 1.

Rand, D. G., Tomlin, D., Bear, A., Ludvig, E. A., & Cohen, J. D. (2017). Cyclical population dynamics of automatic versus controlled processing: An evolutionary pendulum. Psychological Review, 124, 626–642.

Bear, A. & Knobe, J. (2017). Normality: Part Descriptive, part prescriptive. Cognition, 167, 25–37. [NYTimes Op-ed]

Bear, A., Kagan, A., & Rand, D. G. (2017). Co-evolution of cooperation and cognition: the impact of imperfect deliberation and context-sensitive intuition. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 284, 1–9. [Code]

Bear, A. & Bloom, P. (2017). Born free? Children’s intuitions about choice. In M. Griffith, K. Timpe, & N. Levy (Eds.), Routledge Companion to Free Will.

Bear, A. & Rand, D. G. (2016). Commentary: Modeling intuition’s origins. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, 5, 341–344.

Bear, A. & Bloom, P. (2016). A simple task uncovers a postdictive illusion of choice. Psychological Science, 27, 914–922. [SciAm Blog Post]

Ward, E. J., Bear, A., & Scholl, B. J. (2016). Can you perceive ensembles without perceiving individuals?: The role of statistical perception in determining whether awareness overflows access. Cognition, 152, 78–86.

Bear, A. & Rand, D. G. (2016). Intuition, deliberation, and the evolution of cooperation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113, 936–941. [Code] [Slides] [Reply to Myrseth & Wollbrant] [Blog Post]

Bear, A. & Knobe, J. (2016). What do people find incompatible with determinism? Cognitive Science, 40, 2025–2049. [Blog Post]

Bear, A. & Knobe, J. (2015). Folk judgments of normality: Part statistical, part evaluative. In Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.