Publications

Fisher, M., Knobe, J., Strickland, B., & Keil, F.C. (in press). The influence of social interaction on intuitions of objectivity and subjectivity. Cognitive Science. <pdf>

Fisher, M., & Keil, F.C. (in press). The curse of expertise: When more knowledge leads to miscalibrated explanatory insight. Cognitive Science, 40(5), 1251–1269. <pdf>

Fisher, M., & Keil, F.C. (in press). The trajectory of argumentation and its multifaceted functions. In F. Paglieri (Ed.), The Psychology of Argument: Cognitive Approaches to Argumentation and Persuasion. London: College Publications.

Fisher, M., Goddu, M.K., & Keil, F.C. (2015). Searching for explanations: How the Internet inflates estimates of internal knowledge. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143(3), 674–687. <pdf>

Fisher, M., & Keil, F. C. (2014). The illusion of argument justification. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143(1), 425–433. <pdf>

Strickland, B., Fisher, M., Keil, F.C. & Knobe, J. (2014).  Syntax and intentionality: An automatic link between language and theory-of-mind. Cognition, 133, 249–261. <pdf>

Strickland, B., Fisher, M., & Knobe, J. (2012). Moral structure falls out of general event structure. Psychological Inquiry, 23(2), 198–205. <pdf>

Strickland, B., Fisher, M., Peyroux., E., Keil, F. (2011). Syntactic biases in intentionality judgments. Proceedings of the Thirty-Third Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Cognitive Sciences Society:Boston.

Under Review

Fisher, M., & Keil, F.C. (under revision). Decay neglect: An illusion of knowledge persistence in students.

Fisher, M., Newman, G. E., & Dhar, R. (under review). Seeing stars: Consumers are sensitive to the valence, but not the extremity of online ratings.

Fisher, M., & Keil, F.C. (under review). The binary bias: A systematic distortion in the integration of information.

Fisher, M., & Keil, F.C. (under review). Arguing to win or to learn: Situational constraints prompt contrasting mindsets.

Invited Talks and Presentations

Fisher, M., & Keil, F.C. (2016). The binary bias. Talk given at Yale University Developmental Lunch, New Haven, CT.

Fisher, M. (2015). Not knowing and not knowing it: Consequences of incomplete knowledge. Talk given at University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.

Fisher, M., & Keil, F.C. (2015). The curse of expertise: When more knowledge leads to miscalibrated explanatory insight. Talk given at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, New York City, NY.

Fisher, M., Goddu, M.K., & Keil, F.C. (2015). Searching for explanations: How the Internet inflates estimates of internal knowledge. Talk given at the annual meeting of
the Association for Psychological Science, New York City, NY.

Fisher, M., & Keil, F.C. (2015). The curse of expertise. Talk given at Yale University Developmental Lunch, New Haven, CT.

Fisher, M., Goddu, M.K., & Keil, F.C. (2014). Searching for explanations: Illusions of the extended mind. Poster presented at the Web Science and the Mind Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Fisher, M., Goddu, M.K., & Keil, F.C. (2014). Searching for explanations: Illusions of the extended mind. Poster presented at the John Templeton Meeting on Intellectual Humility, St. Louis, MO.

Fisher, M., Goddu, M.K., & Keil, F.C. (2014). Knowing without knowing. Talk given at Yale University Developmental Lunch, New Haven, CT.

Fisher, M., Knobe, J., Strickland, B., & Keil, F.C. (2013). The influence of social interaction on intuitions of objectivity and subjectivity. Talk given at the Moral Psychology Research Group, Providence, RI.

Fisher, M., Knobe, J., Strickland, B., & Keil, F.C. (2013). The influence of social interaction on intuitions of objectivity and subjectivity. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Providence, RI.

Fisher, M., Knobe, J., Strickland, B., & Keil, F.C. (2013). The influence of social interaction on intuitions of objectivity and subjectivity. Talk given at Yale University Cognitive Lunch, New Haven, CT.

Eltiti, S., Fisher, M., Owings, R., Kaddis, P., Kirby, A., Turner, M., Zimmerman, J., & Waller, N. (2013). Threatening stimuli not necessary for success of the modified dot probe task. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington D.C.

Fisher, M., & Keil, F.C. (2012). Modes of argument: The influence of social context. Poster presented at the biennial International Conference on Thinking, London, England.

Fisher, M., & Keil, F.C. (2012). Two modes of argumentation: Winning and learning. Talk given at Yale University Developmental Lunch, New Haven, CT.

Fisher, M., & Brunt, J. (2011). Flexibility of language-specific ontological categories. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.