Amy Perfors

Summary

Affiliation: University of Adelaide
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi request reprint On simplicity and emergence
    Amy Perfors
    School of Psychology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Psychon Bull Rev . 2017
  2. doi request reprint The learnability of abstract syntactic principles
    Amy Perfors
    Department of Psychology, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Cognition 118:306-38. 2011
  3. doi request reprint A tutorial introduction to Bayesian models of cognitive development
    Amy Perfors
    School of Psychology, Level 4, Hughes Building, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5050, Australia
    Cognition 120:302-21. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Variability, negative evidence, and the acquisition of verb argument constructions
    Amy Perfors
    Department of Psychology, University of Adelaide
    J Child Lang 37:607-42. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The helpfulness of category labels in semi-supervised learning depends on category structure
    Wai Keen Vong
    School of Psychology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Psychon Bull Rev 23:230-8. 2016
  6. doi request reprint Leaping to Conclusions: Why Premise Relevance Affects Argument Strength
    Keith J Ransom
    School of Psychology, University of Adelaide
    Cogn Sci 40:1775-1796. 2016
  7. doi request reprint Structure at every scale: A semantic network account of the similarities between unrelated concepts
    Simon De Deyne
    Computational Cognitive Science Lab, School of Psychology, University of Adelaide
    J Exp Psychol Gen 145:1228-54. 2016
  8. doi request reprint The structure of sequential effects
    Dinis Gökaydin
    School of Psychology, University of Adelaide
    J Exp Psychol Gen 145:110-23. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Language evolution can be shaped by the structure of the world
    Amy Perfors
    School of Psychology, University of Adelaide
    Cogn Sci 38:775-93. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Learning time-varying categories
    Daniel J Navarro
    School of Psychology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, 5005, Australia
    Mem Cognit 41:917-27. 2013

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint On simplicity and emergence
    Amy Perfors
    School of Psychology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia
    Psychon Bull Rev . 2017
    ..This commentary discusses these implications in more depth, making the point that it isimportant to consider the level at which an operation occurs in order to correctly evaluate how complex it is...
  2. doi request reprint The learnability of abstract syntactic principles
    Amy Perfors
    Department of Psychology, University of Adelaide, Australia
    Cognition 118:306-38. 2011
    ..We discuss the implications of this analysis for accounts of human language acquisition...
  3. doi request reprint A tutorial introduction to Bayesian models of cognitive development
    Amy Perfors
    School of Psychology, Level 4, Hughes Building, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5050, Australia
    Cognition 120:302-21. 2011
    ..In addition, we discuss some important interpretation issues that often arise when evaluating Bayesian models in cognitive science...
  4. doi request reprint Variability, negative evidence, and the acquisition of verb argument constructions
    Amy Perfors
    Department of Psychology, University of Adelaide
    J Child Lang 37:607-42. 2010
    ..They also provide an example of a broad class of computational approaches that can resolve Baker's Paradox...
  5. doi request reprint The helpfulness of category labels in semi-supervised learning depends on category structure
    Wai Keen Vong
    School of Psychology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
    Psychon Bull Rev 23:230-8. 2016
    ..We present an extension of Anderson's Rational Model of Categorization that captures this effect. ..
  6. doi request reprint Leaping to Conclusions: Why Premise Relevance Affects Argument Strength
    Keith J Ransom
    School of Psychology, University of Adelaide
    Cogn Sci 40:1775-1796. 2016
    ..We test these predictions with an experiment that manipulates people's assumptions in this regard, showing that people draw qualitatively different conclusions in each case...
  7. doi request reprint Structure at every scale: A semantic network account of the similarities between unrelated concepts
    Simon De Deyne
    Computational Cognitive Science Lab, School of Psychology, University of Adelaide
    J Exp Psychol Gen 145:1228-54. 2016
    ..PsycINFO Database Record ..
  8. doi request reprint The structure of sequential effects
    Dinis Gökaydin
    School of Psychology, University of Adelaide
    J Exp Psychol Gen 145:110-23. 2016
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  9. doi request reprint Language evolution can be shaped by the structure of the world
    Amy Perfors
    School of Psychology, University of Adelaide
    Cogn Sci 38:775-93. 2014
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Learning time-varying categories
    Daniel J Navarro
    School of Psychology, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, 5005, Australia
    Mem Cognit 41:917-27. 2013
    ..We suggest that order effects in categorization may in part reflect a sensitivity to changing environments, and that understanding dynamically changing concepts is an important part of developing a full account of human categorization...