Undergraduate and graduate programmes offered by the University iuav of Venice:

Vittorio Girotto


pubblicazioni principali


Vittorio Girotto, Laura Fontanari, Michel Gonzalez, Giorgio Vallortigara, Agnčs Blaye, Young children do not succeed in choice tasks that imply evaluating chances, Cognition, Volume 152, July 2016, Pages 32-39, ISSN 0010-0277, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2016.03.010

Thomas Castelain, Vittorio Girotto, Frank Jamet, Hugo Mercier, Evidence for benefits of argumentation in a Mayan indigenous population, Evolution and Human Behavior, Available online 15 February 2016, ISSN 1090-5138, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2016.02.002

S. Pighin, M. Gonzalez, L. Salvadori, V. Girotto, Natural Frequencies Do Not Foster Public Understanding of Medical Test Results. Medical Decision Making. 2016 Mar 31. pii: 0272989X16640785. [Epub ahead of print]


Girotto, V. (2015). Divinitą, regole morali e prosperitą economica. Introduzione a M. Shermer, Homo credens. Roma: Nessun Dogma. ISBN 978-88-98602-07-0


Girotto, V. & Pighin, S. (2015). Basic understanding of posterior probability. Frontiers in Psychology, 22 May 2015. Doi 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00680


Mercier, H., Trouche, E., Yama, H., Heintz, C., & Girotto, V. (2015). Experts and laymen grossly underestimate the benefits of argumentation for reasoning. Thinking and Reasoning, 21, 341-355. Doi: 10.1080/13546783.2014.981582


Pighin, S., Gonzalez, M., Savadori, L., & Girotto, V. (2015). Improving public interpretation of probabilistic test results: Distributive evaluations. Medical Decision Making, 35, 12-15. Doi: 10.1177/0272989X14536268e


Fontanari, L., Gonzalez, M., Vallortigara, G., & Girotto, V. (2014). Probabilistic cognition in two indigenous Maya groupsProceedings of the National Academy of Science, 111, 17075-17080. Doi: 10.1073/pnas.1410583111


Girotto, V. (2014). Probabilistic reasoning: rational expectations in young children and infants. In W. De Neys & M. Osman (Eds.) New approaches in reasoning research. (pp. 187-201) Hove: Psychology Press.


Girotto, V., Pievani, T., & Vallortigara, G. (2014). Supernatural beliefs: Adaptations for social life or byproducts of cognitive adaptations? Behaviour, 151, 385-402.Doi: 10.1163/1568539X-00003154


Crupi, V. & Girotto, V. (2014). From is to ought, and back. How normative concerns foster progress in reasoning research. Frontiers Psychology, 13 March. Doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00219 


Heimann, M., Girotto, V., Legrenzi, P., & Bonnefon, J.F. (2013). Decision makers use norms, not cost-benefit analysis, when choosing to conceal or reveal unfair rewardsPLoS ONE, 8(9), e73223. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073223.


Ferrante, D., Girotto, V., Stragą, M. & Walsh, C. (2013). Improving the past and the future: A temporal asymmetry in hypothetical thinking. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142, 23-27. Doi: 10.1037/a0027947


Dumas, F., Gonzalez, M., Girotto, V., Pascal, C., Botton, J.F., Crupi, V. (2012). The context of available options affects healthcare decisions. Medical Decision Making, 32, 815-819. Doi: 10.1177/0272989X12445285


Bonnefon, J.F., Girotto, V. & Legrenzi, P. (2012). The psychology of reasoning about preferences and unconsequential decisions. Synthese, 185, 27-41.


Teglas, E., Vul, E., Girotto, V., Gonzalez, M., Tennembaum, J.B. & Bonatti, L. (2011). Pure reasoning in 12-month-old infants as probabilistic inference. Science, 332, 1054-1059.


Pighin, S., Byrne, R.M., Ferrante, D., Gonzalez, M. & Girotto, V. (2011) Counterfactual thoughts by experienced, observed and narrated events, Thinking and Reasoning, 17, 197-211.


Gonzalez, M. & Girotto, V. (2011). Combinatorics and probability. Six- to ten-year-olds reliably predict whether a relation will occur. Cognition, 120, 372-379.


Pellizzoni, S., Girotto, V. & Surian, L. (2010). Beliefs and moral valence affect intentionality attribution. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 1, 201-209.


Girotto, V. & Gonzalez, M. (2008). Children’s understanding of posterior probability. Cognition, 106, 325-344.


Girotto, V., Ferrante, D., Pighin, S. & Gonzalez, M. (2007) Post-decisional counterfactual thinking by actors and readers. Psychological Science, 18, 510-515.


Teglas, E., Girotto, V., Gonzalez, M. & Bonatti, L. (2007). Intuitions of probabilities shape expectations about the future at 12 months and beyond. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 104, 19156-19159.



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