Behavioral assessment of causality
Causes and effects are linked to each other in a special manner: the occurrence of the cause is necessary for the occurrence of their effects. Using behavioral (verbal and nonverbal) preparations, we are investigating whether learning about causes and effects follows the same or different rules than learning about other related events. Causal relationships can also be used as a tool to understand a variety of cognitive phenomena.
Automatic responses in causality learning
Using eyetracking technology, we are beginning to investigate automatic processes in the detection, learning, and retrieval of causal relationships