The Policy Lab at Brown University
B.A. Psychology, B.A. Philosophy, magna cum laude, Brown University
Rabb, N., Han, J. J., & Sloman, S. A. (in press). How others drive our sense of understanding of policies. Behavioural Public Policy.
Rabb, N., & Thomas, A. K. (in press). Early life and biological factors. In A. K. Thomas & A. Gutchess (Eds.), The Cambridge handbook of cognitive aging.
Rabb, N., Konys, A., & Winner, E. (in preparation). Loosely speaking, that’s a signal: Beliefs about the structure and function of art.
Rabb, N., Maine, N., & Winner, E. (in preparation). Art without souls: Exploring divisions over AI-generated literature.
Rabb, N., & Brownell, H. (2020). Art is metaphor. Empirical Studies of the Arts, 38(1), 111-118. https://doi.org/10.1177/0276237419868944
Rabb, N., Fernbach, P. M., & Sloman, S. A. (2019). Individual representation in a community of knowledge. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 23(10), 891-901. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tics.2019.07.011
Rabb, N., Han, A., Nebeker, L., & Winner, E. (2019). Expressivist to the core: Metaaesthetic subjectivism is stable and robust. New Ideas in Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.newideapsych.2019.100760
Sloman, S. A., & Rabb, N. (2019). Thought as a determinant of political opinion. Cognition, 188, 1-7. doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2019.02.014
Rabb, N., Kossowska, M., Wood, T., Schulte, D., Vourloumis, S., & Jarke, H. (2018). Psychological determinants of political judgment. White paper prepared for the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre.
Rabb, N., Brownell, H., & Winner, E. (2018). Essentialist beliefs in aesthetic judgments of duplicate artworks. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 12(3), 284-293. doi.org/10.1037/aca0000174
Rabb, N. (2017). Art and fiction are signals with indeterminate truth values. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40. doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X17001819
Sloman, S. A. & Rabb, N. (2016). Your understanding is my understanding: Evidence for a community of knowledge. Psychological Science, 27(11), 1451-1460. doi.org/10.1177/0956797616662271
Rabb, N., Nissel, J., Alecci, A., Magid, L., Ambrosoli, J., & Winner, E. (2016). Truths about beauty and goodness: Disgust affects moral but not aesthetic judgments. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, 10(4), 492-500. doi.org/10.1037/aca0000051
Karanian, J. M., Rabb, N., Wulff, A. N., Carlisle, C. L., Jimbo, J. P., Torrence, M. G., Race, E., & Thomas, A. K. (2019). Elucidating the manner in which warnings improve eyewitness memory reports. Presented at the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition Convention, Cape Cod, MA.
Rabb, N., Brownell, H., & Winner, E. (2016). Systematic variation of factors in art forgery reveals magical beliefs about artists. Presented at the Association for Psychological Science Convention, Chicago, IL.
Winner, E., Nissel, J., Rabb, N., & Santos, S. (2016). False beliefs about perception in The Emperor’s New Clothes: An advanced measure of theory of mind. Presented at the National Living Laboratory Research Showcase, Cambridge, MA.
Rabb, N. (2019). “Knowledge and policy.” Presented at the Canadian Science Policy Conference, Ottawa, ON.
Rabb, N., & Winner, E. (2016). “The concept of art.” Presented at the Museum of Science, Cambridge, MA.
Rabb, N., & Winner, E. (2016). “What is art?” Presented at the Museum of Science, Cambridge, MA.
Sloman, S. A. & Rabb, N. (2015). “The illusion of explanatory depth and the community of knowledge.” Presented at the Psychonomic Society Meeting, Chicago, IL.