cognitive tools lab

reverse engineering the human cognitive toolkit

our publications

  1. Fan, J., Hawkins, R., Wu, M., and Goodman, N. (under review). Pragmatic inference and visual abstraction enable contextual flexibility in visual communication. preprint. [pdf] [code]
  2. Achlioptas, P., Fan, J., Hawkins, R., Guibas, L., and Goodman, N. (under review). ShapeGlot: Learning Language for Shape Differentiation. arXiv. [pdf]
  3. Hawkins, R., Sano, M., Goodman, N., and Fan, J. (2019). Disentangling contributions of visual information and interaction history in the formation of graphical conventions. Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. [pdf] [code]
  4. Long, B., Fan, J., Chai, R., and Frank, M. (2019). Developmental changes in the ability to draw distinctive features of object categories. Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. [pdf] [code]
  5. Mukherjee, K., Hawkins, R., and Fan, J. (2019). Conveying semantic part information in drawings. Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. [pdf] [code]
  6. Fan, J., Dinculescu, M., and Ha, D. (2019). collabdraw: an environment for collaborative sketching with an artificial agent. Proceedings of the 2019 ACM SIGCHI Conference on Creativity and Cognition. [pdf]
  7. Cullen, S., Fan, J., Brugge, E., and Elga, A. (2018). Improving analytical reasoning and argument understanding: A quasi-experimental field study of argument visualization. npj: Science of Learning. [pdf]
  8. Long, B., Fan, J., and Frank, M. (2018). Drawings as a window into developmental changes in object representations. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. [pdf] [code]
  9. Fan, J., Yamins, D., and Turk-Browne, N. (2018). Common object representations for visual production and recognition. Cognitive Science. [pdf] [code]
  10. Fan, J., Turk-Browne, N., and Taylor, J. (2016). Error-driven learning in statistical summary perception. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. [pdf]
  11. Fan, J., Hutchinson, J.B., and Turk-Browne, N. (2016). When past is present: Substitutions of long-term memory for sensory evidence in perceptual judgments. Journal of Vision. [pdf]
  12. Fan, J., and Turk-Browne, N. (2016). Incidental biasing of attention from visual long-term memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. [pdf]
  13. Fan, J., Yamins, D., and Turk-Browne, N. (2015). Common object representations for visual recognition and production. In Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. [pdf]
  14. Fan, J. (2015). Drawing to learn: How producing graphical representations enhances scientific thinking. Translational Issues in Psychological Science. [pdf]
  15. Fan, J., and Suchow, J. (2014). The crowd is self-aware. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. [pdf]
  16. Fan, J., and Turk-Browne, N. (2013). Internal attention to features in visual short-term memory guides object learning. Cognition. [pdf]
  17. Fan, J. (2013). Can ideas about food inspire real social change? The case of Peruvian gastronomy. Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture. [pdf]
  18. Strange, B., Kroes, M., Fan, J., and Dolan, R. (2010). Emotion causes targeted forgetting of established memories. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. [pdf]
  19. Sharot, T., Shiner, T., Brown, A., Fan, J., and Dolan, R. (2009). Dopamine enhances expectation of pleasure in humans. Current Biology. [pdf]

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