Noah D. Goodman

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Computer Science (by courtesy), and Linguistics (by courtesy), at Stanford University.

Director of the Computation and Cognition Lab

Contact

Email: ngoodman at stanford dot edu
Office: 356 Jordan Hall

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Research

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

Publications

For a complete listing please see the Computation and Cognition Lab website.

Representative Publications:

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Software

Information on the probabilistic programming language Church can be found on the Church wiki.

Teaching

Spring 2014

Seminar: Psych 241: Probabilistic Models of Social Behavior and Affect (co-taught with Mike Frank and Jamil Zaki).

Winter 2014

Introduction to Cognitive Science (Psych 035, SymSys 100, Ling 144, Phil 190)

Fall 2013

Psych 204

Spring 2013

Seminar: Representations of Meaning (co-taught with Chris Potts).

Winter 2013

Introduction to Cognitive Science (Psych 035, SymSys 100, Ling 144, Phil 190)

Fall 2012

Psych 204

Spring 2012

Introduction to Cognitive Science (Psych 132, SymSys 100, Ling 144, Phil 190)

Winter 2012

Psych 204

IPAM GSS 2011

I co-organized the 2011 IPAM Graduate Summer School on Probabilistic Models of Cognition
(slides and videos of the lectures under the schedule link).

Spring 2011

Psych 239

Winter 2011

Psych 204

More teaching...