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Psychology and philosophy at Oxford. PhD at Rockefeller University in New York. Taught at Liverpool University before moving to Edinburgh to the Center for Cognitive Science in 1983. Now Director of the Human Communication Research Centre.

ESRC Senior Research Fellow 1999-2002

Chariman-elect of Cognitive Science Society 2002-2003

Research interests are in the cognitive science of human reasoning and communication, especially thelearning of reasoning and communication skills. What is the relation between logical foundations and empirical psychology of human representation adn reasoning capacities? How can cognitive and
social accounts of human reasoning and communication be integrated?



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Thought and thinking.
Visual learning.
Reasoning.