Valerie Thompson

Valerie Thompson
University of Saskatchewan

Prof. Thompson’s research interests include intuitive judgments, thinking and decision-making, and metacognition. She uses experimental procedure and eye-tracking for tracing thinking and reasoning processes. She proposed the initial Meta-Reasoning framework for explaining how people engage in analytic thinking rather than relying on their gut feelings. Prof. Thompson is currently Past President of the Canadian Society of Brain, Behaviour, and Cognitive Science, and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal Thinking & Reasoning

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