Aaron Hamer

Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 7 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JZ

+1 503 901 8574

aaron.hamer@ed.ac.uk

aaronhamer.com

EDUCATION

PhD,  Psychology, University of Edinburgh, 2016 - present (ongoing)

A theory of the development of numerical cognition 

Supervisor: Dr. Alex Doumas

MA, Linguistics, University of Hawai‘i, 2016

Supervisor: Dr. Katie Drager

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-reviewed conference proceedings

Doumas, L. A. A., Hamer, A. J., Puebla, G., & Martin, A. E. (2017). A theory of the detection and learning of structured representations of similarity and relative magnitude. In G. Gunzelmann, A. Howes, T. Tenbrink, & E. Davelaar (Eds.), Proceedings of the Thirty-Ninth Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1955-1960). Matwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Hamer, A. J. & Doumas, L. A. A. (2014). The availability heuristic in a symbolic-connectionist architecture. In P. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, & B. Scassellati (Eds.), Proceedings of the Thirty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 571-576). Matwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Hamer, A. J. & Doumas, L. A. A. (2013). Discovering quantification and number in a role filler model. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2276-2281). Matwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Peer-reviewed conference presentations

Hamer, A. J. & Doumas, L. A. A. (2014, July). The availability heuristic in a symbolic-connectionist architecture. Paper presented at the Thirty-Sixth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Quebec City, Canada.

Peer-reviewed conference posters

Hamer, A. J. & Doumas, L. A. A. (2017, August). Learning quantities from magnitude via comparison. Poster presented at the Fourth International Conference on Analogy, Paris, France.

Hamer, A. J. & Doumas, L. A. A. (2013, August). Scalar implicature from structure and entropy. Poster presented at the Third International Conference on Analogy, Dijon, France.

Hamer, A. J. & Doumas, L. A. A. (2013, August). Discovering quantification and number in a role-filler model. Poster presented at the Thirty-Fifth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Berlin, Germany.

RESEARCH

University of Edinburgh, Structured Thinking and Reasoning Laboratory, 2014 - present

Primary Investigator: Dr. Alex Doumas

Theoretical extensions, experiment design, and project management supporting the DORA project

University of Hawai’i, Structured Thinking and Reasoning Laboratory, 2011 - 2014

Primary Investigator: Dr. Alex Doumas

Theoretical extensions, experiment design, project management, and supervision of undergraduate research assistants supporting the DORA project

University of Hawai’i, Second Language Acquisition and Bilingualism Laboratory, 2011 - 2012

Primary Investigator: Dr. Luca Onnis

Software and stimuli development for study of bilingual prosody using eye tracking with infants

SERVICE

Ad hoc reviewer

Journal of Cognition (2017)

Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society (2015-2017)

Child Development (2014)

Journal of Cognitive Psychology (2014-2015)

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