2019

  • Bhat, N., & Khemlani, S. (2019). The dynamic processing of perceptual models. Talk presented (by Khemlani) at the London Reasoning Workshop, London, UK.
  • Briggs, G., Harner, H., Wasylyshyn, C., Bello, P., & Khemlani, S. (2019). Neither the time nor the place: Omissive causes yield temporal inferences. Talk presented (by Harner) at the International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Cognition (AIC), Manchester, UK.
  • Briggs, G., & Khemlani, S. (2019). A cognitively plausible algorithm for causal inference. Talk presented (by Briggs) at the International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (ICCM), Montreal, CA.
  • Harner, H., Korman, J., & Khemlani, S. (2019). People accept generalizations about the functions of agents. Poster presented (by Harner) at the Society for Philosophy and Psychology (SPP), San Diego, CA.
  • Henne, P., Bello, P., Khemlani, S., & De Brigard, F. (2019). Norms and the meaning of omissive enabling conditions. Poster presented (by Khemlani) at the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Montreal, CA.
  • Kelly, L., & Khemlani, S. (2019). The consistency of durative relations. Talk presented (by Kelly) at the London Reasoning Workshop, London, UK, and poster presented (by Khemlani) at the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Montreal, CA.

2018

  • Bekele, E., Lawson, W., Horne, Z., & Khemlani, S. (2018). Human-level explanatory biases for person re-identification. Talk presented (by Bekele) at the workshop on Explainable Robotic Systems at Human-Robotic Interaction (HRI), Chicago, IL.
  • Khemlani, S. (2018). How people represent omissions. Talk presented at Duke University, Durham, NC.
  • Khemlani, S. (2018). Reasoning about conflict. Talk presented at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.
  • Korman, J., & Khemlani, S. (2018). These boots are made for walking: Teleological generalizations from principled connections. Talk presented (by Korman) at Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Madison, WI, and as a poster at Society for Philosophy and Psychology (SPP), Ann Arbor, MI.
  • Korman, J., & Khemlani, S. (2018). The purpose-driven mind: Teleological thinking in everyday life. Talk presented at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

2017

  • Horne, Z., & Khemlani, S. (2017). Principled connections underlie the inherence bias in explanatory reasoning. Talk presented at London Reasoning Workshop, London, UK.
  • Khemlani, S. (2017). The processes of explanation. Talk presented at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
  • Khemlani, S., Hinterecker, T., & Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2017). The provenance of modal inference. Talk presented at Advances in Cognitive Systems (ACS), Troy, NY and at Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), London, UK.
  • Korman, J., & Khemlani, S. (2017). How people detect when an explanation is incomplete. Talk presented at London Reasoning Workshop, London, UK.

2016

  • Harrison, A., Khemlani, S., & Trafton, J.G. (2016). A cognitive model of online event segmentation. Poster presented at Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Philadelphia, PA.
  • Khemlani, S. (2016). Automating human inference. Keynote talk presented at International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), New York, NY.
  • Khemlani, S. (2016). mReasoner: A unified computational model of the processes of inference. Talk presented at the University of Quebec at Montreal’s Summer School in Cognitive Sciences, Montreal, CA.
  • Khemlani, S. (2016). Inferential dynamics from possibilities. Talk presented at International Conference on Thinking (ICT), Providence, RI.
  • Khemlani, S., Harrison, A., & Trafton, J.G. (2016). A computational theory of temporal inference. Poster presented at Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Philadelphia, PA.
  • Khemlani, S., Harrison, A., & Trafton, J.G. (2016). An embodied architecture for thinking and reasoning about time. Talk presented at Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Philadelphia, PA.
  • Khemlani, S., & Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2016). How people differ in syllogistic reasoning. Talk presented at Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Philadelphia, PA; and at the Meeting in Memory of Vittorio Girotto, London, UK.
  • Khemlani, S., & Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2016). mReasoner: A unified computational theory of reasoning. Talk presented at International Conference on Thinking (ICT), Providence, RI.

2015

  • Bello, S., & Khemlani, S. (2015). A model-based theory of omissive causation. Talk presented at Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Pasadena, California.
  • Khemlani, S. Kinematic mental simulations in abduction and deduction. New York University.
  • Khemlani, S., Goodwin, G., & Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2015). Causal relations form kinematic simulations. Talk presented at London Reasoning Workshop, London, UK and Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Pasadena, California.
  • Khemlani, S., & Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2015). Domino effects in causal contradictions. Poster presented at Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Pasadena, California.

2014

  • Khemlani, S. (2014). Kinematic mental simulations in abduction and deduction. Institute of Human and Machine Cognition, Oxford University, University of Edinburgh.
  • Khemlani, S., Lotstein, M., & Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2014). A mental model theory of set membership. Cognitive Science Society.
  • Khemlani, S., Lotstein, M., & Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2014). The conditional probabilities of unique events. London Reasoning Workshop.
  • Khemlani, S., & Trafton, J.G (2014). Percentile analysis for goodness-of-fit comparisons of models to data. Cognitive Science Society.

2013

  • Khemlani, S. (2013). The probabilities of unique events. Washington University in St. Louis.
  • Khemlani, S. (2013). Kinematic simulations in abduction and deduction. University of Freiburg, University of Geissen.
  • Khemlani, S. (2013). Theories of the syllogism: A meta-analysis. University of Freiburg.
  • Khemlani, S., Gartenberg, D., Park, K.H., & Trafton, J.G. (2013). Uncertainty can increase explanatory credibility. Cognitive Science Society.
  • Khemlani, S., & Johnson-Laird, P. N. (2013). Mental simulation and the construction of informal algorithms. Cognitive Science Society.
  • Khemlani, S., Trafton, J.G. & Johnson-Laird, P. N. (2013). Deduction as stochastic simulation. London Reasoning Workshop, International Conference on Cognitive Modeling.
  • Trafton, J.G., Hiatt, L.M., Harrison, A.M., Tamborello, F.P., II, Khemlani, S., & Schultz, A.C. (2013). ACT-R/E: An embodied cognitive architecture. International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. (Trafton presented)

2012

  • Khemlani, S. (2012). The probabilities of unique events. Brown University.
  • Khemlani, S. & Moore, A. (2012). Evaluative feedback improves deductive reasoning. Cognitive Science Society.
  • Khemlani, S., Orenes, I., & Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2012). Negating compound sentences. Cognitive Science Society.
  • Khemlani, S., & Trafton, J. G. (2012). mReactr: A computational theory of deductive reasoning. Cognitive Science Society.
  • Khemlani, S., & Johnson-Laird, P. N. (2012). mReasoner: A unified computational model of reasoning. International Conference on Thinking.
  • Khemlani, S., Trafton, J. G., Lotstein, M., & Johnson-Laird, P. N. (2012). A process model of immediate inferences. International Conference on Cognitive Modeling.

2011

  • Khemlani, S., Lotstein, M., & Johnson-Laird, P. N. (2011). What makes intensional estimates of probabilities inconsistent? Cognitive Science Society.
  • Sussman, A., Khemlani, S., & Oppenheimer, D. (2011). Latent scope bias in categorization. Cognitive Science Society.
  • Khemlani, S. (2011). Toward a unified theory of syllogistic reasoning. Naval Research Laboratory, Naval Center for Applied Research in Artificial Intelligence.
  • Khemlani, S. (2011). Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s scope: Latent scope biases in explanatory reasoning. New York University, NYU ConCats.
  • Khemlani, S. (2011). Explanatory reasoning. Princeton Area Alumni Association.

2010

  • Khemlani, S., Johnson-Laird, P.N., (2010). Explanations make inconsistencies harder to detect. Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society; London Reasoning Workshop, Birkbeck College, University of London; and Cognitive Research Seminar, Princeton University.
  • Khemlani, S., Sussman, A., Oppenheimer, D., (2010). Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s scope: Latent scope biases in explanatory reasoning. Cognitive Science Society; and Psychonomics. (Khemlani and Oppenheimer presented at CogSci; Sussman presented at Psychonomics)
  • Kunze, N., Khemlani, S., Lotstein, M., Johnson-Laird, P.N., (2010). Illusions of consistency in quantified assertions. Cognitive Science Society.

2009

  • Khemlani, S., Glucksberg, S., Leslie, S.-J. (2009). Implicit generics underlie inferences from the general to the particular. Talk presented (by Glucksberg) at Psychonomics.
  • Khemlani, S., Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2009). The instinct to explain. Talk presented at Princeton University.
  • Khemlani, S., Leslie, S.-J., Glucksberg, S. (2009). Buzzy’s a mosquito. Does he carry malaria? Poster presented (by Khemlani) at Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Leslie, S.-J., Khemlani, S., Prasada, S., Glucksberg, S. (2009). Conceptual distinctions between generics. Poster presented (by Khemlani) at Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Khemlani, S., Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2009). Disjunctive illusory inferences. Talk presented at London Reasoning Workshop, London, UK.

2008

  • Khemlani, S., Glucksberg, S., Leslie, S., (2008). Deductive reasoning with generic premises: The generic overgeneralization effect. Talk presented (by Glucksberg) at Psychonomics.
  • Khemlani, S., Bucciarelli, M. (2008). Conflicts in moral reasoning. Talk presented at International Conference on Thinking, Venice, Italy.
  • Khemlani, S., Leslie., S.-J., Glucksberg, S. (2008). Syllogistic reasoning with generic premises. Talk presented at Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Washington, DC.
  • Khemlani, S., Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2008). Invalid inferences from the word “or”. Talk presented at Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Washington, DC.

2007

  • Clark, M., Khemlani, S., Bringsjord, S. (2007). Toward the lying machine. Talk presented at North American Computing and Philosophy (NACAP).
  • Khemlani, S., Leslie, S.-J., Glucksberg, S. (2007). Generic observations: How humans collect, access, and infer generalizations. Talk presented at Princeton University.
  • Khemlani, S., Leslie, S.-J., Glucksberg, S. (2007). Do ducks lay eggs? How people interpret generic assertions. Talk presented at Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Nashville, TN.
  • Khemlani, S., Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2007). Intuitive programming: How humans solve problems with algorithms. Talk presented at Cognitive Science Society (CogSci), Nashville, TN.
  • Khemlani, S., Johnson-Laird, P.N. (2007). Investigating recursive reasoning. Talk presented at Princeton University.

2006

  • Khemlani, S. (2006). Lossy compression: Supersymbolism in connectionist architectures. North American Computing and Philosophy Conference (NACAP), Troy, NY.