Model selection

  • How to select between statistical models that aim to explain psychological phenomena?
  • To successfully predict new data, it is necessary to make a trade-off between model fit and complexity
  • Specific frameworks: Minimum description length and Bayes factors

Modeling response times in MPT models

  • Multinomial processing tree (MPT) models only allow to account for discrete responses
  • How can this model class be extended to model discrete responses and continuous response times simultaneously?

Judgment and decision making

  • What types of decision strategies do people use?
  • How is information from memory integrated into decisions