Stephan Lewandowsky

Summary

Affiliation: University of Western Australia
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint NASA faked the moon landing--therefore, (climate) science is a hoax: an anatomy of the motivated rejection of science
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Psychol Sci 24:622-33. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Working memory does not dissociate between different perceptual categorization tasks
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 38:881-904. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Introduction to the special section on theory and data in categorization: Integrating computational, behavioral, and cognitive neuroscience approaches
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 38:803-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Turning simple span into complex span: Time for decay or interference from distractors?
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 36:958-78. 2010
  5. pmc Error discounting in probabilistic category learning
    Stewart Craig
    School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 37:673-87. 2011
  6. doi request reprint The components of working memory updating: an experimental decomposition and individual differences
    Ullrich K H Ecker
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 36:170-89. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Whichever way you choose to categorize, working memory helps you learn
    Stewart Craig
    School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 65:439-64. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Beyond nonutilization: irrelevant cues can gate learning in probabilistic categorization
    Daniel R Little
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, W A 6009, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:530-50. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Serial recall and presentation schedule: a micro-analysis of local distinctiveness
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Memory 13:283-92. 2005
  10. doi request reprint A working memory test battery for MATLAB
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Behav Res Methods 42:571-85. 2010

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. doi request reprint NASA faked the moon landing--therefore, (climate) science is a hoax: an anatomy of the motivated rejection of science
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Psychol Sci 24:622-33. 2013
    ..Acceptance of science, by contrast, was strongly associated with the perception of a consensus among scientists...
  2. doi request reprint Working memory does not dissociate between different perceptual categorization tasks
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 38:881-904. 2012
    ..Contrary to the predictions of the multiple systems view of categorization, working memory thus appears to underpin performance in both major classes of perceptual category-learning tasks...
  3. doi request reprint Introduction to the special section on theory and data in categorization: Integrating computational, behavioral, and cognitive neuroscience approaches
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 38:803-6. 2012
    ..The articles in this special section approach this issue from several diverse angles...
  4. doi request reprint Turning simple span into complex span: Time for decay or interference from distractors?
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 36:958-78. 2010
    ..The results add to a growing body of evidence that memory for the short term is not exclusively governed by purely temporal processes...
  5. pmc Error discounting in probabilistic category learning
    Stewart Craig
    School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 37:673-87. 2011
    ..We conclude that error discounting is an important component of probabilistic learning...
  6. doi request reprint The components of working memory updating: an experimental decomposition and individual differences
    Ullrich K H Ecker
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 36:170-89. 2010
    ..PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2009 APA, all rights reserved)...
  7. doi request reprint Whichever way you choose to categorize, working memory helps you learn
    Stewart Craig
    School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 65:439-64. 2012
    ..Thus, WMC does not predict which categorization strategies people use but it predicts how well they will use the strategy they select...
  8. doi request reprint Beyond nonutilization: irrelevant cues can gate learning in probabilistic categorization
    Daniel R Little
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, W A 6009, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:530-50. 2009
    ..The authors conclude by pointing to the necessity of a mixture-of-experts approach to capture performance in MCPL and by identifying reduction of complexity as a possible explanation for partitioning...
  9. ncbi request reprint Serial recall and presentation schedule: a micro-analysis of local distinctiveness
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Memory 13:283-92. 2005
    ..The data are consistent with event-based theories but can be handled by time-based distinctiveness models if they allow for additional encoding during inter-item pauses...
  10. doi request reprint A working memory test battery for MATLAB
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Behav Res Methods 42:571-85. 2010
    ..We suggest that the battery constitutes a versatile tool to assess working memory capacity with either English- or Chinese-speaking participants. The battery can be downloaded from www.cogsciwa.com ("Software" button)...
  11. doi request reprint Better learning with more error: probabilistic feedback increases sensitivity to correlated cues in categorization
    Daniel R Little
    Department of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 35:1041-61. 2009
    ..Deterministic feedback eliminates correlational sensitivity by focusing attention on relevant cues. Computational modeling reveals that exemplar storage coupled with selective attention is necessary to explain this effect...
  12. doi request reprint Explicit warnings reduce but do not eliminate the continued influence of misinformation
    Ullrich K H Ecker
    University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Mem Cognit 38:1087-100. 2010
    ..This combined manipulation further reduced the CIE but still failed to eliminate it altogether...
  13. doi request reprint Correcting false information in memory: manipulating the strength of misinformation encoding and its retraction
    Ullrich K H Ecker
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, 6009, Australia
    Psychon Bull Rev 18:570-8. 2011
    ..We present a simple computational model based on random sampling that captures this effect pattern, and conclude that the continued influence effect seems to defy most attempts to eliminate it...
  14. doi request reprint No evidence for temporal decay in working memory
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 35:1545-51. 2009
    ..s study. We conclude that currently there exists no direct evidence for temporal decay in the complex-span paradigm...
  15. doi request reprint No temporal decay in verbal short-term memory
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    Schoool of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Trends Cogn Sci 13:120-6. 2009
    ..We conclude that progress requires moving beyond demonstrations of qualitative effects and focusing instead on testing quantitative predictions of models...
  16. doi request reprint Working memory capacity and categorization: individual differences and modeling
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, W A 6009, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 37:720-38. 2011
    ..The data and modeling suggest that working memory mediates category learning across a broad range of tasks...
  17. ncbi request reprint The time course of response suppression: no evidence for a gradual release from inhibition
    Matthew Duncan
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Memory 13:236-46. 2005
    ..The latter conclusion is consistent with the operation of the SOB model (Farrell & Lewandowsky, 2002) but not with models that postulate complete suppression with gradual wearing off...
  18. ncbi request reprint Distinctiveness revisited: unpredictable temporal isolation does not benefit short-term serial recall of heard or seen events
    Lisa M Nimmo
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley
    Mem Cognit 34:1368-75. 2006
    ..The results show that with unpredictable intervals temporal isolation does not benefit memory, regardless of presentation modality...
  19. doi request reprint Traveling economically through memory space: characterizing output order in memory for serial order
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    Mem Cognit 37:181-93. 2009
    ..The results constrain most current models of short-term memory in which retrieval is ballistic and is assumed to run to completion autonomously once initiated...
  20. ncbi request reprint Memory for fact, fiction, and misinformation: the Iraq War 2003
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, W A 6009, Australia
    Psychol Sci 16:190-5. 2005
    ..Our results are consistent with previous findings in that the differences between samples reflect greater suspicion about the motives underlying the war among people in Australia and Germany than among people in the United States...
  21. doi request reprint Terrorists brought down the plane!--No, actually it was a technical fault: processing corrections of emotive information
    Ullrich K H Ecker
    University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 64:283-310. 2011
    ..The scenarios demonstrably affected participants' self-reported feelings. However, all three experiments showed that emotionality does not affect the continued influence of misinformation...
  22. doi request reprint The word-length effect provides no evidence for decay in short-term memory
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, West Australia, Australia
    Psychon Bull Rev 15:875-88. 2008
    ..We conclude that the WLE is not diagnostic for decay in short-term memory...
  23. ncbi request reprint Knowledge partitioning in categorization: constraints on exemplar models
    Lee Xieng Yang
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 30:1045-64. 2004
    ..The success of ATRIUM resulted from its assumption that people memorize not only exemplars but also the way in which they are to be classified...
  24. ncbi request reprint Knowledge partitioning in categorization: boundary conditions
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia
    Mem Cognit 34:1676-88. 2006
    ..Partitioning was absent only when the task was rapidly learned and people reached a high level of proficiency, suggesting that task difficulty plays a critical role in the emergence of partitioned knowledge...
  25. ncbi request reprint Ad hoc category restructuring
    Daniel R Little
    University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia
    Mem Cognit 34:1398-413. 2006
    ..We present a computational model of the trade-off between preexperimental knowledge and experimental learning that accounts for the main results...
  26. ncbi request reprint Strategy development and learning differences in supervised and unsupervised categorization
    Erin Colreavy
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    Mem Cognit 36:762-75. 2008
    ..We also show that the choice of unsupervised strategy cannot be predicted from the properties of early learning trials, but is best understood as a function of the initial distribution of dimensional attention...
  27. ncbi request reprint From brief gaps to very long pauses: temporal isolation does not benefit serial recall
    Lisa M Nimmo
    University of Western Australia, Crawley
    Psychon Bull Rev 12:999-1004. 2005
    ..These findings challenge time-based theories of short-term memory...
  28. pmc The role of conspiracist ideation and worldviews in predicting rejection of science
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 8:e75637. 2013
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  29. doi request reprint Misinformation, disinformation, and violent conflict: from Iraq and the "War on Terror" to future threats to peace
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia
    Am Psychol 68:487-501. 2013
    ..The first, a retrospective case, involves the Iraq War of 2003 and the "War on Terror." The second, a prospective case, points to likely future sources of conflict arising from climate change and its likely consequences...
  30. ncbi request reprint Context-gated knowledge partitioning in categorization
    Lee Xieng Yang
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 29:663-79. 2003
    ..For those participants, a strategy used in one context was unaffected by knowledge demonstrably present in other contexts, suggesting that knowledge partitioning in categorization can be complete...
  31. doi request reprint Do people keep believing because they want to? Preexisting attitudes and the continued influence of misinformation
    Ullrich K H Ecker
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, 6009, Australia
    Mem Cognit 42:292-304. 2014
    ..The results showed that preexisting attitudes influence people's use of attitude-related information but not the way in which a retraction of that information is processed. ..
  32. doi request reprint Working memory supports inference learning just like classification learning
    Stewart Craig
    School of Psychology, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 66:1493-503. 2013
    ..Working memory capacity was positively related to people's classification and inference learning performance. ..
  33. pmc Recursive fury: conspiracist ideation in the blogosphere in response to research on conspiracist ideation
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia Crawley, WA, Australia
    Front Psychol 4:73. 2013
    ..The overall pattern of the blogosphere's response to LOG12 illustrates the possible role of conspiracist ideation in the rejection of science, although alternative scholarly interpretations may be advanced in the future...
  34. ncbi request reprint Verbalizing facial memory: criterion effects in verbal overshadowing
    Joseph Clare
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia 6009
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 30:739-55. 2004
    ..Consequently, the VOE may reflect a change in recognition criterion rather than a changed processing style or alteration of the underlying memory trace. This conclusion was confirmed by computational modeling of the data...
  35. ncbi request reprint Time does not cause forgetting in short-term serial recall
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
    Psychon Bull Rev 11:771-90. 2004
    ..We conclude that output interference, rather than output time, is critical in serial recall...
  36. pmc Computational constraints in cognitive theories of forgetting
    Ullrich K H Ecker
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia Crawley, WA, Australia
    Front Psychol 3:400. 2012
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  37. ncbi request reprint Temporal isolation does not facilitate forward serial recall--or does it?
    Sonja M Geiger
    University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia
    Mem Cognit 36:957-67. 2008
    ..We conclude that the overall pattern of findings concerning temporal isolation supports models of short-term memory that postulate multidimensional representations of items...
  38. doi request reprint Popular consensus: climate change is set to continue
    Stephan Lewandowsky
    School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia
    Psychol Sci 22:460-3. 2011
    ..Irrespective of their attitudes toward AGW, and irrespective of presentation format, people judged the trend to be increasing. These results suggest that presentation of climate data can counter claims that AGW has stopped...