Jonathan S t B T Evans

Summary

Affiliation: University of Plymouth
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Background beliefs in Bayesian inference
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Department of Psychology, University of Plymouth, England
    Mem Cognit 30:179-90. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint On the basis of belief in causal and diagnostic conditionals
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and Language, School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 60:635-43. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Suppositions, extensionality, and conditionals: a critique of the mental model theory of Johnson-Laird And Byrne (2002)
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and Language, School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, England
    Psychol Rev 112:1040-52. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The heuristic-analytic theory of reasoning: extension and evaluation
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and Language, School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, England
    Psychon Bull Rev 13:378-95. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Dual-processing accounts of reasoning, judgment, and social cognition
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Center for Thinking and Language, School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 59:255-78. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The presumption of consciousness
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom http www plymouth ac uk pages dynamic asp page staffdetails and id jevans and size l
    Behav Brain Sci 37:26-7. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Do people reason on the Wason selection task? A new look at the data of Ball et al. (2003)
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 63:434-41. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The influence of cognitive ability and instructional set on causal conditional inference
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 63:892-909. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Understanding causal conditionals: a study of individual differences
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and Language, School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 61:1291-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint When can we say 'if'?
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and Language, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, England, UK
    Cognition 108:100-16. 2008

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Background beliefs in Bayesian inference
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Department of Psychology, University of Plymouth, England
    Mem Cognit 30:179-90. 2002
    ..We found that both prior probabilities and diagnostic information significantly influenced judgments, whether supplied by beliefs or by statistical information, but that belief-based information tended to dominate the judgments made...
  2. ncbi request reprint On the basis of belief in causal and diagnostic conditionals
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and Language, School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 60:635-43. 2007
    ..This new finding presents a major challenge for theoretical accounts of the mental processing of conditional statements...
  3. ncbi request reprint Suppositions, extensionality, and conditionals: a critique of the mental model theory of Johnson-Laird And Byrne (2002)
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and Language, School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, England
    Psychol Rev 112:1040-52. 2005
    ..The Johnson-Laird and Byrne theory is critically examined with respect to its account of basic conditionals, nonbasic conditionals, and counterfactuals...
  4. ncbi request reprint The heuristic-analytic theory of reasoning: extension and evaluation
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and Language, School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, England
    Psychon Bull Rev 13:378-95. 2006
    ..Evidence for this theory is provided by a review of a wide range of literature on thinking and reasoning...
  5. ncbi request reprint Dual-processing accounts of reasoning, judgment, and social cognition
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Center for Thinking and Language, School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 59:255-78. 2008
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  6. doi request reprint The presumption of consciousness
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom http www plymouth ac uk pages dynamic asp page staffdetails and id jevans and size l
    Behav Brain Sci 37:26-7. 2014
    ..In addition, I show that their arguments do not, as implied here, impact upon contemporary dual-process theories of reasoning and decision making. ..
  7. doi request reprint Do people reason on the Wason selection task? A new look at the data of Ball et al. (2003)
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 63:434-41. 2010
    ..These findings strongly support a two-stage account in which attention is necessary but not sufficient for card selections. Hence, reasoning does indeed affect participants' choices on this task...
  8. doi request reprint The influence of cognitive ability and instructional set on causal conditional inference
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 63:892-909. 2010
    ..Two different models of belief-based reasoning were found to fit the data according to the kind of instructions and the type of inference under consideration...
  9. doi request reprint Understanding causal conditionals: a study of individual differences
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and Language, School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol (Hove) 61:1291-7. 2008
    ..The results are discussed with reference to the suppositional theory of conditionals and our more general account of hypothetical thinking...
  10. doi request reprint When can we say 'if'?
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and Language, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, England, UK
    Cognition 108:100-16. 2008
    ..All predictions were strongly confirmed, suggesting that such conditionals may best be asserted when they are of high relevance to the goals of the listener...
  11. ncbi request reprint Thinking about conditionals: a study of individual differences
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and Language, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, England
    Mem Cognit 35:1772-84. 2007
    ..The results include several novel findings and post challenges to contemporary psychological theories of conditionals...
  12. ncbi request reprint Prior belief and polarity in multicue learning
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and I anguage, School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol A 58:651-65. 2005
    ..The results are discussed with reference to the cognitive processes involved in MCPL and closely related tasks...
  13. ncbi request reprint Informal reasoning: theory and method
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and Language, School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth Devon, UK
    Can J Exp Psychol 58:69-74. 2004
  14. ncbi request reprint Conditionals and conditional probability
    Jonathan S t B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and Language, Department of Psychology, University of Plymouth, England
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 29:321-35. 2003
    ..Individual difference analyses showed that half of the participants used conditional probability and that most of the remaining participants used conjunctive probability as the basis of their judgments...
  15. ncbi request reprint Reasoning is for thinking, not just for arguing
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and Language, School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
    Behav Brain Sci 34:77-8. 2011
    ..However, if it did, the facility became exapted to the function of supporting uniquely human abilities for reflective thinking and consequential decision making...
  16. doi request reprint Conditional reasoning in autism: activation and integration of knowledge and belief
    Rebecca McKenzie
    School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Drakes Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AA, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 46:391-403. 2010
    ..These findings are discussed with reference to weak central coherence theory and the conditional reasoning literature...
  17. doi request reprint Reasoning under time pressure. A study of causal conditional inference
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and Language, School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, UK
    Exp Psychol 56:77-83. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that the belief bias in conditional inference is less open to volitional control than that associated with syllogistic reasoning...
  18. ncbi request reprint Belief bias and figural bias in syllogistic reasoning
    Nicola J Morley
    Department of Psychology, Fylde College, Lancaster University, UK
    Q J Exp Psychol A 57:666-92. 2004
    ..The findings highlight that different task characteristics influence performance dependent upon the nature of task presentation. These findings are discussed in the context of current theories of belief bias in syllogistic reasoning...
  19. ncbi request reprint The negated conditional: a litmus test for the suppositional conditional?
    Simon J Handley
    Centre for Thinking and Language, School of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 32:559-69. 2006
    ..In 4 experiments, the authors compare the contrasting predictions that arise from each of these accounts. The findings are consistent with the suppositional theory but are incongruent with the mental model theory of conditionals...
  20. ncbi request reprint Explicit and implicit processes in multicue judgment
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and Language, Department of Psychology, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, England
    Mem Cognit 31:608-18. 2003
    ..These findings explain why studies of expert judgment often show only moderate levels of self-insight, since people have only partial access to the processes determining their judgments...
  21. ncbi request reprint Logic and human reasoning: an assessment of the deduction paradigm
    Jonathan St B T Evans
    Centre for Thinking and Language, Department of Psychology, University of Plymouth, England
    Psychol Bull 128:978-96. 2002
    ..It is suggested that the methods used for studying reasoning be reviewed, especially the instructional context, which necessarily defines pragmatic influences as biases...