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Prof. Dr. Dr. Marco Ragni

Prof. Dr. phil. Dr. rer. nat. Marco Ragni



Dipl.-Math., University of Freiburg, 2002

Dr. rer. nat., University of Freiburg, 2008

Dr. phil., University of Freiburg, 2013

Habilitation, University of Freiburg, 2014

Habilitation, University of Freiburg, 2015


Phone: +49 (0) 641 / 99 - 26 182

Room: F 139 b (Phil. I, Building F)

Curriculum Vitae

CV of PD Dr. Dr. Marco Ragni


Research Interests

  • Higher-level cognition
  • Thinking and decision making
  • Cognitive modeling
  • Neural localisation of deductive reasoning
  • Artificial intelligence and cognitive system


Five Selected publications

  • Ragni, M., Khemlani, S., und Johnson-Laird, P. (2014). The evaluation of the consistency of quantified
    assertions. Memory & Cognition, 42(1
  • Ragni, M. and Neubert, S. (2014). Analyzing Raven’s Intelligence Test: Cognitive Model, Demand, and
    Complexity. In Prade, H. und Richard, G., (Eds.), Computational Approaches to Analogical Reasoning:
    Current Trends, volume 548 of Studies in Computational Intelligence, p. 351–370. Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
  • Ragni, M., Singmann, H., and Steinlein, E.-M. (2014). Theory Comparison for Generalized Quantifiers.
    In Bello, P., Guarini, M., McShane, M., and Scassellati, B., (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual
    Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, p. 1228 – 1234. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
  • Ragni, M. und Knauff, M. (2013). A theory and a computational model of spatial reasoning with preferred
    mental models. Psychological Review, 120(3), 561–588.
  • Knauff, M. und Ragni, M. (2011). Cross-cultural preferences in spatial reasoning. Journal of Cognition and
    Culture, 11, 1–21.

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