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Keith Holyoak

Keith J. Holyoak's lab investigates human reasoning, learning, decision making, and problem solving, including the the role of analogy in thinking. This research includes psychological studies and computational modeling, as well as neuropsychological studies of how thinking is impaired in brain-damaged individuals.

Publications

Holyoak, K. J., & Morrison, R. G. (in press). Thinking and reasoning: A reader’s guide. In K. J. Holyoak & R. G. Morrison (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of thinking and reasoning. New York: Oxford University Press.

Holyoak, K. J. (in press). Analogy and relational reasoning. In K. J. Holyoak & R. G. Morrison (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of thinking and reasoning. New York: Oxford University Press.

Holyoak, K. J., & Richland, L. E. (in press). Using analogies as a basis for teaching cognitive readiness. In H. F. O’Neil, R. S. Perez, & E. L. Baker (Eds.), Teaching and measuring cognitive readiness. New York: Springer.

Richland, L. E., Stigler, J. W., & Holyoak, K. J. (in press). Teaching the meaningful structure of mathematics. Educational Psychologist.

Holyoak, K. J. (in press). Discovering weight in baby steps. In D. J. Povinelli (Ed.), World without weight. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.