Humans have a hard time reasoning according to abstract rules. Still, logic should care about psychology, says Anthi Solaki. She builds logical models that offer space for human imperfections.
Inside a reasoner’s head
The logician Sonja Smets has been the first female director of the ILLC. Now, she is handing over the directorship to Robert van Rooij. Time to look back on five eventful years.
The madness of the crowds
People are quick to call others irrational. Logical models reveal that irrational group behavior might be a natural consequence of how information is spread in the digital age.