The Concepts & Cognition Lab, directed by Professor Tania Lombrozo at Princeton University, uses the empirical tools of cognitive psychology and the conceptual tools of analytic philosophy to study the human mind.
Current research focuses on explanation, learning, causal reasoning, and folk epistemology, among other topics.
- Explaining the existential: Scientific and religious explanations play different functional roles.
- How to Help Young Children Ask Better Questions?
- Curiosity is Contagious: A Social Influence Intervention to Induce Curiosity
- If it’s important, then I’m curious: Increasing perceived usefulness stimulates curiosity