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Cognitive Science is the study of the mind - how it comes to be, what it is, and what it does. Researchers and practitioners in cognitive science come from a variety of conventional academic disciplines. Computer scientists, psychologists, neuroscientists, linguists, philosophers have all contributed to this exciting synthesis of insight into how the mind works. These insights are all the more useful now in trying to construct artificial human-like systems.

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Recent Publications
  • Anjali Sifar and Nisheeth Srivastava. Over-precise predictions cannot identify good choice models, Computational Brain and Behavior.
  • Ankoju Bhanu Prakash and Nisheeth Srivastava. Sampling-based probability construction explains individual differences in risk preference. Proceedings of CogSci 2022.
  • Samarth Mehrotra and Nisheeth Srivastava. Selecting between visuomotor lotteries to measure mental effort in risky decisions. Proceedings of CogSci 2022.
  • Singhal, I., Mudumba, R., & Srinivasan, N. (2022). In search of lost time: Integrated information theory needs constraints from temporal phenomenology. Philosophy and the Mind Sciences.
  • Mishra, S., Srinivasan, N., & Tiwary, U.S. (2022). Cardiac-brain dynamics depend on context familiarity and their interaction predicts experience of emotional arousal. Brain Sciences, 12, 702.
  • Th'omas, S., & Srinivasan, N. (2022). Integration across levels of information processing: A case study with visual category learning. In R. C. Tripathi, B. R. Kar, & N. Pande (Eds.) Towards an Integrative Psychological Science (pp. 63-79), Springer: New Delhi.
  • Verma, A., & Kumar, D. (2022). Six Blind Men and the Proverbial Elephant: Integrating Multiple Methods in Psychology. In R. C. Tripathi, B. R. Kar, & N. Pande (Eds.) Towards an Integrative Psychological Science (pp. 19-43), Springer: New Delhi.
  • Divita Singh, Harish Karnick (2022). Self-Prioritization Effect in Children and Adults, Frontiers in Psychology.
  • Singhal, I., & Srinivasan, N. (2022). A wrinkle in and of time: Contraction of felt duration with a single perceptual switch. Cognition, 225, 105151.
  • Thomas, S., & Srinivasan, N. (2022). Accurate knowledge about feature diagnosticities leads to less preference for unidimensional strategy. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.
  • Van Leewen, F., ..., Srinivasan, N., ..., & Tybur, J. (2022). Disgust sensitivity relates to attitudes toward gay men and lesbian women across 31 nations. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations.
  • Singhal, I., & Srinivasan, N. (2022). Is learning at task-relevant locations always better than task-irrelevant locations? It depends on the distractors. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 84, 992–1003.
  • Pradhan, R., & Kumar, D. (2021) Event segmentation and event boundary advantage: Role of attention and postencoding processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. DOI: 10.1037/xge0001155
  • Kumar, D., & Srinivasan, N. (2021). Anticipatory consciousness: Multiscale control and volition. Mind & Matter. 19(2), 189-208.
  • Thiruvasagam, S., & Srinivasan, N. (2021). Gradedness of visual awareness depends on attentional scope: Global perception is more graded than local perception.Consciousness & Cognition, 94, 103174
  • Singhal, I., & Srinivasan, N. (2021). Time and Time Again: A multi-scale hierarchical framework for time-consciousness and timing of cognition.Neuroscience of Consciousness, 2021(2):niab020.
  • Basu, A., & Srinivasan, N. (2021). A modified contingent valuation method shrinks gain-loss asymmetry. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, 94, 101747.
  • Jubile, A. & Kumar, D. (2021). Early capture of attention by self-face: Investigation using a TOJ task. i-perception.
  • Verma, Sikarwar, Yadav, Ranjith and Kumar (2021) Shabd: A Psycholinguistic Database for Hindi. Behavior Research Methods
  • Verma, Jain and Srinivasan (2021) Yes! I love my mother as much as myself!!! Self and Mother-Association Effects in an Indian Sample Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology
  • Vivek Gupta, Prerna Bharti, Pegah Nokhiz and Harish Karnick (2021). SumPubMed: Summarization Dataset of PubMed Scientific Articles. ACL-IJCNLP.
  • Sarma, D., & Srinivasan, N. (2021). Intended emotions influence intentional binding with emotional faces: Larger binding for intended negative emotions. Consciousness and Cognition, 92, 103136.
  • Singhal, I., Srinivasan, N., & Srivastava, N. (2021). One and known: Incidental probability judgments from very few samples. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Cognitive Science Society.
  • Jagga, S., Srinivasan, N., & Srivastava, N. (2021). Modeling procrastination as rational metareasoning about task effort. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Cognitive Science Society.
  • Thomas, S., Kapoor, A., & Srinivasan, N. (2021). Supervised category learning: When do participants use a partially diagnostic feature? Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Cognitive Science Society.
  • Mukherjee, S., & Srinivasan, N. (2021). Hedonic impacts of gains vs losses with time: Are we loss averse?Cognition & Emotion, 35(5), 1049-1055.
  • Ben-Soussan, T. D., Srinivasan, N., Glicksohn, J., Beziau, J-Y, Carducci, F., & Berkovich-Ohana, A. (2021). Editorial: Neurophysiology of Silence: Neuroscientific, Psychological, Educational and Contemplative Perspectives. Frontiers in Psychology, 12:1124.