Publications

    T. Gerstenberg

  • J. McCoy, T. D. Ullman, A. Stuhlmueller, T. Gerstenberg, J. B. Tenenbaum:
    Why blame Bob? Probabilistic generative models, counterfactual reasoning, and blame attribution (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the Thirty-Fourth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
    #counterfactuals, #blame attribution, #probabilistic models, #causal reasoning
    @article{J.McCoy:2012:73e9e,
    author = {J. McCoy and T. D. Ullman and A. Stuhlmueller and T. Gerstenberg and J. B. Tenenbaum},
    journal = {Proceedings of the Thirty-Fourth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society},
    title = {Why blame Bob? Probabilistic generative models, counterfactual reasoning, and blame attribution},
    year = {2012},
    keywords = {counterfactuals, blame attribution, probabilistic models, causal reasoning},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://www.mit.edu/~ast/papers/blame-cogsci2012.pdf}
    }
  • T. Gerstenberg, A. Ejova, D. A. Lagnado:
    Blame the skilled (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
    #responsibility attribution, #counterfactual thinking, #control, #skil
    @article{T.Gerstenberg:2011:4a264,
    author = {T. Gerstenberg and A. Ejova and D. A. Lagnado},
    journal = {Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society},
    title = {Blame the skilled},
    year = {2011},
    keywords = {responsibility attribution, counterfactual thinking, control, skil},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/Blame%20the%20skilled%20(Gerstenberg,%20Ejova,%20Lagnado,%202011).pdf}
    }
  • T. Gerstenberg, N.D. Goodman:
    Ping Pong in Church: Productive use of concepts in human probabilistic inference (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
    #inference, #reasoning, #causality, #language of thought, #probabilistic programming
    @article{T.Gerstenberg:2011:ac923,
    author = {T. Gerstenberg and N.D. Goodman},
    journal = {Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society},
    title = {Ping Pong in Church: Productive use of concepts in human probabilistic inference},
    year = {2011},
    keywords = {inference, reasoning, causality, language of thought, probabilistic programming},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/Ping%20Pong%20in%20Church%20Productive%20use%20of%20concepts%20in%20human%20probabilistic%20inference,%20Gerstenberg,%20Goodman,%202012.pdf}
    }
  • T. Gerstenberg, D.A. Lagnado, M. Speekenbrink, C. Cheung:
    Rational order effects in responsibility attributions (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
    #responsibility attribution, #causal chain, #order effect
    @article{T.Gerstenberg:2011:11386,
    author = {T. Gerstenberg and D.A. Lagnado and M. Speekenbrink and C. Cheung},
    journal = {Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society},
    title = {Rational order effects in responsibility attributions},
    year = {2011},
    keywords = {responsibility attribution, causal chain, order effect},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/Rational%20order%20effects%20(Gerstenberg,%20Lagnado,%20Speekenbrink,%20Cheung,%202011).pdf}
    }
  • S. Schaechtele, T. Gerstenberg, D.A. Lagnado:
    Beyond outcomes: The influence of intentions and deception (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
    #intentions, #outcomes, #preferences, #deception, # punishment, #reward, #experimental games
    @article{S.Schaechtele:2011:bd23d,
    author = {S. Schaechtele and T. Gerstenberg and D.A. Lagnado},
    journal = {Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society},
    title = {Beyond outcomes: The influence of intentions and deception},
    year = {2011},
    keywords = {intentions, outcomes, preferences, deception, punishment, reward, experimental games},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/Beyond%20outcomes%20(Schaechtele,%20Gerstenberg,%20Lagnado,%202011).pdf}
    }
  • B. Meder, T. Gerstenberg, Y. Hagmayer, M. Waldmann:
    Observing and intervening: Rational and heuristic models of causal decision making (pdf) (bibtex)
    The Open Psychology Journal
    #causal reasoning, #causal decision making, #bayesian networks, #rational inference, #bounded rationality, #heuristics, # computer simulation
    @article{B.Meder:2010:812bb,
    author = {B. Meder and T. Gerstenberg and Y. Hagmayer and M. Waldmann},
    journal = {The Open Psychology Journal},
    title = {Observing and intervening: Rational and heuristic models of causal decision making},
    year = {2010},
    keywords = {causal reasoning, causal decision making, bayesian networks, rational inference, bounded rationality, heuristics, computer simulation},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/Observing%20and%20Intervening%20(Meder,%20Gerstenberg,%20Hagmayer,%20Waldmann,%202010).pdf}
    }
  • T. Gerstenberg, D.A. Lagnado, Y. Kareev:
    The dice are cast: The role of intended versus actual contributions in responsibility attribution (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
    #responsibility, #attribution, #intentionality, #outcome bias, #experimental game
    @article{T.Gerstenberg:2010:5f8d9,
    author = {T. Gerstenberg and D.A. Lagnado and Y. Kareev},
    journal = {Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society},
    title = {The dice are cast: The role of intended versus actual contributions in responsibility attribution},
    year = {2010},
    keywords = {responsibility, attribution, intentionality, outcome bias, experimental game},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/The%20Dice%20are%20Cast%20(Gerstenberg,%20Lagnado,%20Kareev,%202010).pdf}
    }
  • T. Gerstenberg, D.A. Lagnado:
    Spreading the blame: The allocation of responsibility amongst multiple agents (pdf) (bibtex)
    Cognition
    #collective responsibility, #attribution, #counterfactual reasoning, #causal models, #experimental games
    @article{T.Gerstenberg:2010:cbfa3,
    author = {T. Gerstenberg and D.A. Lagnado},
    journal = {Cognition},
    title = {Spreading the blame: The allocation of responsibility amongst multiple agents},
    year = {2010},
    keywords = {collective responsibility, attribution, counterfactual reasoning, causal models, experimental games},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/Spreading%20the%20blame%20(Gerstenberg,%20Lagnado,%202010).pdf}
    }
  • T. Gerstenberg, N.D. Goodman, D.A. Lagnado, J.B. Tenenbaum:
    Noisy Newtons: Unifying process and dependency accounts of causal attribution (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
    #causality, #counterfactuals, #attribution, #intuitive physics
    @article{T.Gerstenberg:2012:8162b,
    author = {T. Gerstenberg and N.D. Goodman and D.A. Lagnado and J.B. Tenenbaum},
    journal = {Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society},
    title = {Noisy Newtons: Unifying process and dependency accounts of causal attribution},
    year = {2012},
    keywords = {causality, counterfactuals, attribution, intuitive physics},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/Noisy%20Newtons%20Unifying%20process%20and%20dependency%20accounts%20of%20causal%20attribution,%20Gerstenberg%20et%20al.,%202012.pdf}
    }
  • T. Gerstenberg, D.A. Lagnado:
    When contributions make a difference: Explaining order effects in responsibility attributions (pdf) (bibtex)
    Psychonomic Bulletin & Review
    #responsibility attribution, #order effect, #counterfactuals, #causal chain, #causal reasoning, #judgment and decision making, #social cognition
    @article{T.Gerstenberg:2012:ae79a,
    author = {T. Gerstenberg and D.A. Lagnado},
    journal = {Psychonomic Bulletin & Review},
    title = {When contributions make a difference: Explaining order effects in responsibility attributions},
    year = {2012},
    keywords = {responsibility attribution, order effect, counterfactuals, causal chain, causal reasoning, judgment and decision making, social cognition},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/When%20contributions%20make%20a%20difference%20(gerstenberg,%20lagnado,%202012).pdf}
    }
  • R. Zultan, T. Gerstenberg, D.A. Lagnado:
    Finding fault: Causality and counterfactuals in group attributions (pdf) (bibtex)
    Cognition
    #responsibility attribution, #counterfactuals, #causality, #groups
    @article{R.Zultan:2012:4cebb,
    author = {R. Zultan and T. Gerstenberg and D.A. Lagnado},
    journal = {Cognition},
    title = {Finding fault: Causality and counterfactuals in group attributions},
    year = {2012},
    keywords = {responsibility attribution, counterfactuals, causality, groups},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/Finding%20fault%20Causality%20and%20counterfactuals%20in%20group%20attributions,%20Zultan,%20Gerstenberg,%20Lagnado,%202012.pdf}
    }
  • T. Gerstenberg, C. Bechlivanidis, D.A. Lagnado:
    Back on track: Backtracking in counterfactual reasoning (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
    #counterfactuals, #causality, #inference, #backtracking
    @article{T.Gerstenberg:2013:333a7,
    author = {T. Gerstenberg and C. Bechlivanidis and D.A. Lagnado},
    journal = {Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society},
    title = {Back on track: Backtracking in counterfactual reasoning},
    year = {2013},
    keywords = {counterfactuals, causality, inference, backtracking},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/Back%20on%20track%20Backtracking%20in%20counterfactual%20reasoning,%20Gerstenberg,%20Bechlivanidis,%20Lagnado,%202013.pdf}
    }
  • D.A. Lagnado, T. Gerstenberg, R. Zultan:
    Causal responsibility and counterfactuals (pdf) (bibtex)
    Cognitive Science
    #causality, #counterfactuals, #responsibility attribution, #shared responsibility, #pivotality, #criticality
    @article{D.A.Lagnado:2013:0e33c,
    author = {D.A. Lagnado and T. Gerstenberg and R. Zultan},
    journal = {Cognitive Science},
    title = {Causal responsibility and counterfactuals},
    year = {2013},
    keywords = {causality, counterfactuals, responsibility attribution, shared responsibility, pivotality, criticality},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/Causal%20responsibility%20and%20counterfactuals.,%20Lagnado,%20Gerstenberg,%20Zultan,%202013.pdf}
    }
  • J. F. Kominsky, J. Phillips, J. Knobe, T. Gerstenberg, D. A. Lagnado:
    Causal supersession (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
    #counterfactuals, #causality, #morality
    @article{J.F.Kominsky:2014:3ff18,
    author = {J. F. Kominsky and J. Phillips and J. Knobe and T. Gerstenberg and D. A. Lagnado},
    journal = { Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society},
    title = {Causal supersession},
    year = {2014},
    keywords = {counterfactuals, causality, morality},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/Causal%20supersession%20(Kominsky%20et%20al,%202014).pdf}
    }
  • N. R. Bramley, T. Gerstenberg, D. A. Lagnado:
    The order of things: Inferring causal structure from temporal patterns (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
    #causality, #inference, #learning, #bayesian modeling
    @article{N.R.Bramley:2014:4113b,
    author = {N. R. Bramley and T. Gerstenberg and D. A. Lagnado},
    journal = { Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society},
    title = {The order of things: Inferring causal structure from temporal patterns},
    year = {2014},
    keywords = {causality, inference, learning, bayesian modeling},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/The%20order%20of%20things%20(Bramley,%20Gerstenberg,%20Lagnado,%202014).pdf}
    }
  • T. Gerstenberg, T. D. Ullman, M. Kleiman-Weiner, D. A. Lagnado, J. B. Tenenbaum:
    Wins above replacement: Responsibility attributions as counterfactual replacements (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
    #responsibility, #attribution, #counterfactuals, #causality, #bayesian modeling, #theory of mind
    @article{T.Gerstenberg:2014:8eaf9,
    author = {T. Gerstenberg and T. D. Ullman and M. Kleiman-Weiner and D. A. Lagnado and J. B. Tenenbaum},
    journal = { Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society},
    title = {Wins above replacement: Responsibility attributions as counterfactual replacements},
    year = {2014},
    keywords = {responsibility, attribution, counterfactuals, causality, bayesian modeling, theory of mind},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/Wins%20above%20replacement%20(Gerstenberg%20et%20al,%202014).pdf}
    }
  • T. Gerstenberg, N. D. Goodman, D. A. Lagnado, J. B. Tenenbaum:
    From counterfactual simulation to causal judgment (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
    #causality, #counterfactuals, #simulation, #intuitive physics, #attribution
    @article{T.Gerstenberg:2014:10b25,
    author = {T. Gerstenberg and N. D. Goodman and D. A. Lagnado and J. B. Tenenbaum},
    journal = { Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society},
    title = {From counterfactual simulation to causal judgment},
    year = {2014},
    keywords = {causality, counterfactuals, simulation, intuitive physics, attribution},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/From%20counterfactual%20simulation%20to%20causal%20judgment%20(Gerstenberg%20et%20al,%202014).pdf}
    }

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