Goodman, Noah

Assistant Professor Cognitive Psychology

Office Location: 

450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 420

Jordan Hall, Rm. 356

Stanford, CA 94305

Office phone number: 
650 725-2417
Administrative Associate: 
Ranjeshni Sharma
Primary Area of Focus: 
Personal/Lab Website:

Research Summary: 

Computational models of cognition, integrating logic and probability. Concepts, categorization, and intuitive theories. Causal learning and reasoning. Social cognition: reasoning about others' goals, beliefs, and actions. Cognitive development, especially the acquisition of abstract knowledge. Natural language semantics and pragmatics. Probabilistic programming languages.