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Peter Carruthers (Philosophy, Maryland)
An architecture for dual reasoning. Abstract Presentation

Zoltan Dienes (Psychology, Sussex)
Unconscious knowledge and inference. Abstract Presentation

Jonathan Evans (Psychology, Plymouth)
The multiplicity of mind. Abstract Presentation

Keith Frankish (Philosophy, Open)
Dual-process theories and the personal-subpersonal hypothesis. Abstract Presentation

Vinod Goel (Psychology, York University, Toronto)
Multiple reasoning systems: the case from common sense and neuropsychology.

Paul Klaczynski (Developmental and Learning Sciences, National Science Foundation)
Counterintuitive age trends, dual processing, and the development of irrationality—or, Obesity is contagious, but what does one catch? Abstract

Matthew Lieberman (Psychology, UCLA)
Reflective and reflexive processes in social cognitive neuroscience. Abstract

Ara Norenzayan (Psychology, British Columbia)
Two systems of thinking across cultures. Abstract Presentation

Michael Oaksford (Psychology, Birkbeck College London) and Nick Chater (Psychology, Warwick)
Dual processes or dual aspects? Abstract

David Over (Psychology, Sunderland) and Constantinos Hadjichristidis (Management, Leeds University Business School)
The constructive/non-constructive duality and dual process theory. Abstract Presentation

Richard Samuels (Philosophy, King’s College London)
The magical number two, plus or minus: Some comments on dual-processing theories of cognition. Presentation

Steven Sloman (Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Brown)
How well are two process models standing up to the Bayesian Challenge? Abstract Presentation

Dan Sperber (Institut Jean Nicod, Paris) and Hugo Mercier (Institut Jean Nicod, Paris)
Intuitive and reflective inferential processes. Abstract Presentation

Keith Stanovich (Human Development and Applied Psychology, Toronto)
Is it time for a tri-process Theory? Distinguishing the reflective and the algorithmic mind. Abstract Presentation


Jean-François Bonnefon (LTC-CNRS, Toulouse), Michael Eid (University of Geneva), Stéphane Vautier and Saïd Jmel (University of Toulouse Le Mirail)
A mixed Rasch model of dual-process conditional reasoning. Abstract Draft paper Presentation

Sacha Bourgeois-Gironde (Institut Jean-Nicod CNRS-EHESS-ENS, Paris) and Pierre-Stanislas Grialou (ENS, Paris & University of Keio, Tokyo): What is dual in dual process theories of reasoning? A critical assessment of Goel’s data. Abstract Presentation

Gideon Keren (Technology, Eindhoven) and Yaacov Schul (Psychology, Hebrew University Jerusalem)
Do two-systems models constitute a theoretical advance? Abstract

Jon May (Psychology, Sheffield) and Philip Barnard (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge)
Reasoning with complementary pathways not competing processes. Abstract Draft paper Presentation

Agnes Moors (Psychology, Ghent)
Examining the mapping problem in multi-mode models.
Abstract Draft paper Presentation

Valerie Reyna (Human Development, Cornell)
Dual processes in reasoning and decision making: fuzzy rationality. Abstract Related paper Presentation

Clare Saunders (Subject Centre for Philosophical and Religious Studies, Leeds)
In two (or more) minds about rationality? Dual process theory’s contribution to the rationality debate. Abstract Presentation

Leland Saunders (Philosophy, Maryland)
Reason and intuition in the moral life: a rationalist defense of moral intuitions. Abstract Draft paper Presentation

Keith Stenning (Human Communication Research Centre, Edinburgh)
What are System1 processes like? Defeasible but logical perhaps? Abstract Presentation

Valerie Thompson (Psychology, Saskatchewan)
Dual process theories: questions and outstanding issues. Abstract Presentation


Linden Ball (Psychology, Lancaster)
The dynamics of reasoning: chronometric analysis and dual process theories. Abstract Presentation

Matthew Carmody (Philosophy, Richmond-upon-Thames College and King’s London)
Misunderstanding ourselves: vagueness and two systems of classification. Abstract

Shira Elqayam (Psychology, Plymouth)
Rationality2: no guide for the perplexed. Abstract Draft paper Presentation

Aidan Feeney (Applied Psychology, Durham)
Inductive reasoning and dual processes. Abstract Draft paper

Uri Leron (Science and Technology Education, Israel Institute of Technology)
Application of dual-process theories in mathematics education (and vice versa). Abstract Draft paper

Fiona Montijn-Dorgelo (Human-technology Interaction, Eindhoven)
Impact of dual process models in scientific progress and communication: the case of the role of affect. Abstract

Magda Osman (Psychology, University College London)
Undoing one’s learning in an a complex causal inductive task. Abstract Draft paper

Robin Scaife (Philosophy, Sheffield)
Dual-process and cognitive checking. Abstract Draft paper

Christopher Viger (Philosophy, Western Ontario)
The acquired language of thought hypothesis (ALOT). Abstract Presentation

Cilia Witteman (Behavioural Science, Radboud University Nijmegen), John van den Bercken (Behavioural Science, Radboud) and Laurence Claes (Psychology, Catholic University Leuven):
Personal preferences for rationality or intuition. Abstract Presentation