Publications of Jonathan D. Nelson

Journal Article (16)

2021
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Özel, E., Nelson, J. D., Bertram, L., & Martignon, L. (2021). Playing entropy mastermind can foster children's information-theoretical intuitions. Frontiers in Education, 6, Article 595000. https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2021.595000
2020
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Filimon, F., Nelson, J. D., Sejnowski, T. J., Sereno, M. I., & Cottrell, G. W. (2020). The ventral striatum dissociates information expectation, reward anticipation, and reward receipt. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 117(26), 15200–15208. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1911778117
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Taylor, N., Hofer, M., & Nelson, J. D. (2020). The paradox of help seeking in the entropy mastermind game. Frontiers in Education, 5, Article 533998. https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2020.533998
2019
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Coenen, A., Nelson, J. D., & Gureckis, T. M. (2019). Asking the right questions about the psychology of human inquiry: Nine open challenges. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 26(5), 1548–1587. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13423-018-1470-5
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Mandel, D. R., Navarrete, G., Dieckmann, N., & Nelson, J. (2019). Editorial: Judgment and decision making under uncertainty. Descriptive, normative, and prescriptive perspectives. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, Article 1506. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01506
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Meder, B., Nelson, J. D., Jones, M., & Ruggeri, A. (2019). Stepwise versus globally optimal search in children and adults. Cognition, 191, Article 103965. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2019.05.002
2018
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Crupi, V., Nelson, J. D., Meder, B., Cevolani, G., & Tentori, K. (2018). Generalized information theory meets human cognition: Introducing a unified framework to model uncertainty and information search. Cognitive Science, 42(5), 1410–1456. https://doi.org/10.1111/cogs.12613
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Jarecki, J. B., Meder, B., & Nelson, J. D. (2018). Naïve and robust: Class-conditional independence in human classification learning. Cognitive Science, 42(1), 4–42. https://doi.org/10.1111/cogs.12496
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Wu, C. M., Schulz, E., Speekenbrink, M., Nelson, J. D., & Meder, B. (2018). Generalization guides human exploration in vast decision spaces. Nature Human Behaviour, 2, 915–924. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-018-0467-4
2017
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Wu, C. M., Meder, B., Filimon, F., & Nelson, J. D. (2017). Asking better questions: How presentation formats guide information search. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 43(8), 1274–1297. https://doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000374
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