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Porot, N. & Mandelbaum, E. (forthcoming). Belief: Dumb, Cold, & Cynical. in E. Schwitzgebel & J. Jong (Eds.) What is Belief? OUP.


Tracy, R., Porot, N., Young, S., & Mandelbaum, E. (forthcoming).Disfluency Attentuates Reception of Pseudoprofound and Postmodernist Bullshit. Thinking & Reasoning.

Quilty-Dunn, J., Porot, N., Mandelbaum, E. (2023). The Language of Thought Hypothesis as a Working Hypothesis in Cognitive Science. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

Mandelbaum, E., Dunham, Y., Feiman, R., Firestone, C., Green, E. J., Harris, D., Kibbe, M. M.,Kurdi, B., Mylopoulos, M., Shepherd, J., Wellwood, A., Porot, N., & Quilty-Dunn, J. (2022). Problems and Mysteries of the Many Languages of Thought. Cognitive Science, 46(12), e13225.


Mandelbaum, E., & Porot, N. (2022). How the Cognitive Science of Belief Can Transform the Study of Mental Health. JAMA: Psychiatry.


Quilty-Dunn, J., Porot, N., & Mandelbaum, E. (2022). The Best Game in Town: The Re-Emergenceof the Language of Thought Hypothesis Across the Cognitive Sciences. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 1–55.


Porot, N., & Mandelbaum, E. (2020). The science of belief: A progress report. WIREs Cognitive Science. reprinted with substantial additions in Musolino, J, Hemmer, P, & Sommer, J. (2022).The Cognitive Science of Belief, Cambridge University Press)

Devitt, M., & Porot, N. (2018). The Reference of Proper Names: Testing Usage and Intuitions. Cognitive Science 42 (5), 1552-1585

Papers in Progress:

Co-authored with Eric Mandelbaum:

"Belief: Dumb, Cold, & Cynical" (winner of an essay prize on the nature of belief organized by Eric Schwitzgebel, to appear in an edited collection of papers)

Single Authored:

“Some Evidence for Languages of Thought in Chimpanzees, Olive Baboons, and an

African Grey Parrot” 

“Symbolic Representation in Arthropods”

“Multi-Stability as a Mark of the Mental”

“Maps, Icons, and Vectors in a Language of Thought”

“There Are No Holes in Conscious Vision”

Co-authored with Eric Mandelbaum, Ryan Tracy, & Steve Young:

“Spinoza’s Return: Fluency Does Not Explain Illusory Truth” (first author, under review)

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