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    • Plans, Habits, and Theory of Mind 

      Gershman, Samuel J.; Gerstenberg, Tobias; Baker, Chris L.; Cushman, Fiery A. (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Human success and even survival depends on our ability to predict what others will do by guessing what they are thinking. If I accelerate, will he yield? If I propose, will she accept? If I confess, will they forgive? ...
    • Pushing Moral Buttons: The Interaction Between Personal Force and Intention in Moral Judgment 

      Greene, Joshua D.; Cushman, Fiery Andrews; Stewart, Lisa E.; Lowenberg, Kelly; Nystrom, Leigh E.; Cohen, Jonathan D. (Elsevier, 2009)
      In some cases people judge it morally acceptable to sacrifice one person’s life in order to save several other lives, while in other similar cases they make the opposite judgment. Researchers have identified two general ...
    • To Punish or to Leave: Distinct Cognitive Processes Underlie Partner Control and Partner Choice Behaviors 

      Martin, Justin W.; Cushman, Fiery (Public Library of Science, 2015)
      When a cooperative partner defects, at least two types of response are available: Punishment, aimed at modifying behavior, and ostracism, aimed at avoiding further social interaction with the partner. These options, termed ...
    • When Does Model-Based Control Pay Off? 

      Kool, Wouter; Cushman, Fiery A.; Gershman, Samuel J. (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Many accounts of decision making and reinforcement learning posit the existence of two distinct systems that control choice: a fast, automatic system and a slow, deliberative system. Recent research formalizes this distinction ...