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Experimental pragmatics, uncertainty, and reasoning
This research programme focuses on the pragmatic processes involved in communicating uncertainties, quantities and in logical reasoning.
Is guilt ‘likely’ or ‘not certain’?: Contrast with previous probabilities determines choice of verbal terms
This research focuses on what determines speakers' choice of positive and negative probability phrases (e.g., “a chance” vs. “not certain”) in a legal context. We argue that choice of phrase to describe an event's probability of occurrence can be …