Publications

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Working papers

I've not posted the working papers here, but please email neil.stewart@warwick.ac.uk if you are interested in a copy.

Kutzner, F. L., Read, D., Brown, G. D. A., & Stewart, N. (2014). Beyond the odds: Rational exploitation of sample-size based uncertainty. Manuscript submitted for publication.
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Leake, D., & Stewart, N. (2014). The behavioural effect of order-type preferences in the continuous double auction. Manuscript submitted for publication.
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Mullett, T. L., & Stewart, N. (2014). Implications of visual attention phenomena for models of preferential choice. Manuscript submitted for publication.
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Stewart, N., Ungemach, C., Harris, A. J. L., Bartels, D. M., & Newell, B. R. (2014). The size of the active Amazon Mechanical Turk population. Manuscript submitted for publication.
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Stewart, N., Gächter, S., & Noguchi, T. (2014). Eye movements in strategic choice. Manuscript submitted for publication.
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2014 and in press

Gherzi, S., Egan, D., Stewart, N., Haisley, E., & Ayton, P. (2014). The meerkat effect: Personality and market returns affect investors' portfolio monitoring behavior. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 107, 512-526. doi: 10.1016/j.jebo.2014.07.013 PDF 
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Noguchi, T., & Stewart, N. (2014). In the attraction, compromise, and similarity effects, alternatives are repeatedly compared in pairs on single dimensions. Cognition, 132, 44-56. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2014.03.006 PDF 
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Noguchi, T., Stewart, N., Olivola, C. Y., Moat, H. S., & Preis, T. (2014). Characterizing the time-perspective of nations with search engine query data. PLoS ONE, 9, e95209. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0095209  PDF 
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Reimers, S., & Stewart, N. (in press). Presentation and response timing accuracy in Adobe Flash and HTML5/JavaScript web experiments. Behavior Research Methods. 10.3758/s13428-014-0471-1 PDF 
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Stewart, N., Hermens, F., & Matthews, W. J. (in press). Eye movements in risky choice. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making.  
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Stewart, N., Reimers, S., & Harris, A. J. L. (in press). On the origin of utility, weighting, and discounting functions: How they get their shapes and how to change their shapes. Management Science. doi: 10.1287/mnsc.2013.1853 PDF 
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On-line calculator and source code
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Walasek, L., & Stewart, N. (in press). How to make loss aversion disappear and reverse: Tests of the decision by sampling origin of loss aversion. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.  
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2013

Noguchi, T., Sanborn, A., & Stewart, N. (2013). Non-parametric estimation of the individual's utility map. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the thirty-fifth annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 3145-3150). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. URL
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2012

Oaksford, M., Chater, N., & Stewart, N. (2012). Reasoning and decision making. In K. Frankish & W. Ramsey (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of cognitive science (pp. 131-150). Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

2011

Kusev, P., Ayton, P., van Schaik, P., Tsaneva-Atanasova, K., Stewart, N., & Chater, N. (2011). Judgments relative to patterns: How temporal sequence patterns affect judgments and memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Performance and Perception, 37, 1874-1886. doi: 10.1037/a0025589
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Matthews, W. J., Stewart, N., & Wearden, J. H. (2011). Stimulus intensity and the perception of duration. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 37, 303-313. doi: 10.1037/a0019961
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Navarro-Martinez, D., Salisbury, L. C., Lemon, K. N., Stewart, N., Matthews, W. J., & Harris, A. J. L. (2011). Minimum required payment and supplemental information disclosure effects on consumer debt repayment decisions. Journal of Marketing Research, 48, S60-S77. doi: 10.1509/jmkr.48.SPL.S60
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Stewart, N. (2011). Information integration in risky choice: Identification and stability. Frontiers in Cognition, 2. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00301

Ungemach, C., Stewart, N., & Reimers, S. (2011). How incidental values from our environment affect decisions about money, risk, and delay. Psychological Science, 22, 253-260. doi: 10.1177/0956797610396225
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Decision by sampling animation

Vlaev, I., Chater, N., Stewart, N., & Brown, G. D. A. (2011). Does the brain calculate value? Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 15, 546-554. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2011.09.008
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Decision by sampling animation

2010

Brown, G. D. A., Stewart, N., & Wood, A. M. (2010). Cognitive science and behavioural economics. In K. Richards (Ed.), The new optimists (pp. 189-193). Birmingham, England: Linus.

Vlaev, I., Kusev, P., Stewart, N., Aldrovandi, S., & Chater, N. (2010). Domain effects and financial risk attitudes. Risk Analysis, 30, 1374-1386. doi: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2010.01433.x
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2009

Matthews, W. J., & Stewart, N. (2009). Psychophysics and the judgment of price: Judging complex objects on a non-physical dimension elicits sequential effects like those in perceptual tasks. Judgment and Decision Making, 4, 64-81. http://journal.sjdm.org/81104/jdm81104.pdf
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Matthews, W. J., & Stewart, N. (2009). The effect of inter-stimulus interval on sequential effects in absolute identification. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62, 2014-2029. doi: 10.1080/17470210802649285
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Reimers, S., Maylor, E. A., Stewart, N., & Chater, N. (2009). Associations between a one-shot delay discounting measure and age, income, education and real-world impulsive behavior. Personality and Individual Differences, 47, 973-978. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2009.07.026
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Reimers, S., & Stewart, N. (2009). Using SMS text messaging for teaching and data collection in the behavioral sciences. Behavior Research Methods, 41, 675-681. doi: 10.3758/BRM.41.3.675
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Stewart, N. (2009). The cost of anchoring on credit card minimum payments. Psychological Science, 20, 39-41. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2008.02255.x
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Stewart, N. (2009). Decision by sampling: The role of the decision environment in risky choice. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62, 1041-1062. doi: 10.1080/17470210902747112
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Stewart, N., & Matthews, W. J. (2009). Relative judgment and knowledge of the category structure. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 16, 594-599. doi: 10.3758/PBR.16.3.594
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Ungemach, C., Chater, N., & Stewart, N. (2009). Are probabilities overweighted or underweighted, when rare outcomes are experienced (rarely)? Psychological Science, 20, 473-479. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2009.02319.x
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Vlaev, I., Chater, N., & Stewart, N. (2009). Dimensionality of risk perception: Factors affecting consumer understanding and evaluation of financial risk. Journal of Behavioral Finance, 10, 158-181. doi: 10.1080/15427560903167720
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Zarkadi, T., Wade, K. A., & Stewart, N. (2009). Creating fair lineups for suspects with distinctive features. Psychological Science, 20, 1448-1453. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2009.02463.x
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2008

Matthews, W. J., & Stewart, N. (2008). The effect of stimulus range on two-interval frequency discrimination. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123, EL45-EL51. doi: 10.1121/1.2884084
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Reimers, S., & Stewart, N. (2008). Using Adobe Flash Lite on mobile phones for psychological research: Reaction time measurement reliability and inter-device variability. Behavior Research Methods, 40, 1170-1176. doi: 10.3758/BRM.40.4.1170
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Stewart, N., & Ellis, A. W. (2008). Order of acquisition in learning perceptual categories: A laboratory analogue of the age of acquisition effect? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 15, 70-74. doi: 10.3758/PBR.15.1.70
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Stewart, N., & Simpson, K. (2008). A decision-by-sampling account of decision under risk. In N. Chater & M. Oaksford (Eds.), The probabilistic mind: Prospects for Bayesian cognitive science (pp. 261-276). Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.
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Decision by sampling animation

Vlaev, I., Chater, N., & Stewart, N. (2008). Seeing is not enough: Manipulating choice options causes focusing and preference change in multiattribute risky decision making. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 21, 556-574. doi: 10.1002/bdm.601
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Vlaev, I., Stewart, N., & Chater, N. (2008). Risk preference discrepancy: A prospect relativity account of the discrepancy between risk preferences in laboratory gambles and real world investments. Journal of Behavioral Finance, 9, 132-148. doi: 10.1080/15427560802336673
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Wood, A. M., Maltby, J., Stewart, N., & Joseph, S. (2008). Conceptualizing gratitude and appreciation as a unitary personality trait. Personality and Individual Differences, 44, 619-630. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2007.09.028
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Wood, A. M., Maltby, J., Stewart, N., Linley, P. A., & Joseph, S. (2008). A social-cognitive model of trait and state levels of gratitude. Emotion, 8, 281-290. doi: 10.1037/1528-3542.8.2.281
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2007

Reimers, S., & Stewart, N. (2007). Adobe flash as a medium for online experimentation: A test of reaction time measurement capabilities. Behavior Research Methods, 39, 365-370. doi: 10.3758/BF03193004
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Stewart, N. (2007). Absolute identification is relative: A reply to Brown, Marley, and Lacouture (2007). Psychological Review, 114, 533-538. doi: 10.1037/0033-295X.114.2.533
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Stewart, N., & Morin, C. (2007). Dissimilarity is used as evidence of category membership in multidimensional perceptual categorisation: A test of the similarity-dissimilarity generalised context model. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60, 1337-1346. doi: 10.1080/17470210701480444
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Vlaev, I., Chater, N., & Stewart, N. (2007). Financial prospect relativity: Context effects in financial decision-making under risk. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 20, 273-304. doi: 10.1002/bdm.555
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Vlaev, I., Chater, N., & Stewart, N. (2007). Relativistic financial decisions: Context effects on retirement saving and investment risk preferences. Judgment and Decision Making, 2, 292-311. http://journal.sjdm.org/7809/jdm7809.pdf
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2006

Adelman, J. S., & Stewart, N. (2006). Absolute identification is surprisingly faster with more closely spaced stimuli. In R. Sun & N. Miyake (Eds.), Proceedings of the twenty-eighth annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 943-948). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. URL
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Stewart, N. (2006). Millisecond accuracy video display using OpenGL under Linux. Behavior Research Methods, 38, 142-145. doi: 10.3758/BF03192759
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Stewart, N. (2006). A PC parallel port button box provides millisecond response time accuracy under Linux. Behavior Research Methods, 38, 170-173. doi: 10.3758/BF03192764
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Stewart, N., Chater, N., & Brown, G. D. A. (2006). Decision by sampling. Cognitive Psychology, 53, 1-26. doi: 10.1016/j.cogpsych.2005.10.003
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2005

Brown, G. D. A., McCormack, T., Smith, M., & Stewart, N. (2005). Identification and bisection of temporal durations and tone frequencies: Common models for temporal and non-temporal stimuli. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 31, 919-938. doi: 10.1037/0096-1523.31.5.919
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Stewart, N., & Brown, G. D. A. (2005). Similarity and dissimilarity as evidence in perceptual categorization. Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 49, 403-409. doi: 10.1016/j.jmp.2005.06.001
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Stewart, N., Brown, G. D. A., & Chater, N. (2005). Absolute identification by relative judgment. Psychological Review, 112, 881-911. doi: 10.1037/0033-295X.112.4.881
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2004

Stewart, N., & Brown, G. D. A. (2004). Sequence effects in categorizing tones varying in frequency. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 30, 416-430. doi: 10.1037/0278-7393.30.2.416
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2003

Reimers, S., Stewart, N., & Chater, N. (2003). Choice set options affect the valuation of risky prospects. In R. Alterman & D. Kirsh (Eds.), Proceedings of the twenty-fifth annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 988-993). Boston, MA: Cognitive Science Society. URL
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Stewart, N., & Chater, N. (2003). No unified scales for perceptual magnitudes: Evidence from loudness. In R. Alterman & D. Kirsh (Eds.), Proceedings of the twenty-fifth annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1116-1121). Boston, MA: Cognitive Science Society. URL
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Stewart, N., Chater, N., Stott, H. P., & Reimers, S. (2003). Prospect relativity: How choice options influence decision under risk. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 132, 23-46. doi: 10.1037/0096-3445.132.1.23
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2002

Stewart, N., Brown, G. D. A., & Chater, N. (2002). Sequence effects in categorization of simple perceptual stimuli. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 28, 3-11. doi: 10.1037//0278-7393.28.1.3
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Stewart, N., & Chater, N. (2002). The effect of category variability in perceptual categorization. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 28, 893-907. doi: 10.1037//0278-7393.28.5.893
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2001

Chater, N., Vitányi, P. M. B., & Stewart, N. (2001). Universal generalization and universal inter-item confusability. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24, 659-660. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X01270083
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Stewart, N. (2001). Perceptual categorization. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Warwick, Coventry, England.
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Stewart, N. Chater, N., & Stott, H. P. (2001). Effect of choice set on valuation of risky prospects. In J. D. Moore & K. Stenning (Eds.), Proceedings of the twenty-third annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 982-987). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. URL
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2000

Wills, A. J., Reimers, S., Stewart, N., Suret, M., & McLaren I. P. L. (2000). Tests of the ratio rule in categorization. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 53A, 983-1011. doi: 10.1080/713755935
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