Research and Development

Narrative, Context and Decision-making


The Framing of Decisions and the Psychology of Choice by Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, The Framing of Decisions and the Rationality of Choice by Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, Rational Choice and the Framing of Decisions by Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman, Contextual Effects and the Influence of the Frame on Decision Making by Bernard Cadet, The Framing of Decisions: A New Look at Old Problems by Anton Kühberger and Frame Analysis: An Essay on the Organization of Experience by Erving Goffman.


The Influence of Context on the Strategic Decision‐making Process: A Review of the Literature by Neil G. Shepherd and John M. Rudd, The Role of Context in Intuitive Decision-making by Said Elbanna and Yasir Fadol and Context in Human-machine Problem Solving: A Survey by Patrick Brézillon.


Toward A Psychology of Situations: An Interactional Perspective edited by David Magnusson, Personality Psychology of Situations by Seth A. Wagerman and David C. Funder, Principles of Situation Research: Towards a Better Understanding of Psychological Situations by John F. Rauthmann, Ryne A. Sherman and David C. Funder, The Situation of Situation Research: Knowns and Unknowns by John F. Rauthmann and Ryne A. Sherman and Conceptualizing and Measuring the Psychological Situation by John F. Rauthmann and Ryne A. Sherman.

Situation Awareness

Situation Awareness in Dynamic Human Decision Making: Theory and Measurement by Mica R. Endsley, The Role of Situation Awareness in Naturalistic Decision Making by Caroline E. Zsambok and Gary Klein, Theoretical Underpinnings of Situation Awareness: A Critical Review by Mica R. Endsley and Daniel J. Garland, A Cognitive Approach to Situation Awareness: Theory and Application by Sébastien Tremblay and Comprehension and Situation Awareness by Francis T. Durso, Katherine A. Rawson and Sara Girotto.

Situation Models

Situation Models: An Avenue to the Modeling of Mental Models by Mica R. Endsley, Situation Models and Concepts in Story Comprehension by Arthur C. Graesser and Katja Wiemer-Hastings and Mental Models in Narrative Comprehension by Gordon H. Bower and Daniel G. Morrow.

Narrative Comprehension

Comprehension: A Paradigm for Cognition by Walter Kintsch, Narrative Comprehension by Rolf A. Zwaan, Joseph P. Magliano and Arthur C. Graesser, Aspects of Literary Comprehension: A Cognitive Approach by Rolf A. Zwaan, Narrative Competence: Play, Storytelling, and Story Comprehension by Lee Galda, The Neuropsychology of Narrative: Story Comprehension, Story Production and Their Interrelation by Raymond A. Mar and The Neural Bases of Social Cognition and Story Comprehension by Raymond A. Mar.

Social Cognition

Decision-making Processes in Social Contexts by Elizabeth Bruch and Fred Feinberg, The Role of Social Cognition in Decision Making by Chris D. Frith and Tania Singer, How Social Cognition Can Inform Social Decision Making by Victoria K. Lee and Lasana T. Harris, The Neuroscience of Social Decision-making by James K. Rilling and Alan G. Sanfey, Social Comprehension and Judgment: The Role of Situation Models, Narratives, and Implicit Theories by Robert S. Wyer, Comprehending Stories and Social Situations by John B. Black, James A. Galambos and Stephen J. Read, The Function of Fiction is the Abstraction and Simulation of Social Experience by Raymond A. Mar and Keith Oatley, Advanced Social Cognition in the Literary Arts by Joan Peskin, Raymond A. Mar and Theanna Bischoff, Social Cognition, Inference, and Attribution by Robert S. Wyer and Donal E. Carlston, The Neural Bases of Social Cognition and Story Comprehension by Raymond A. Mar, Social Cognition and the Brain: A Meta‐analysis by Frank van Overwalle, Functional Anatomy of Human Social Cognition by Andrea S. Heberlein and Ralph Adolphs, Integrating Automatic and Controlled Processes into Neurocognitive Models of Social Cognition by Ajay B. Satpute and Matthew D. Lieberman, Two-levels of Mental States Attribution: From Automaticity to Voluntariness by Giorgio Coricelli, The Busy Social Brain: Evidence for Automaticity and Control in the Neural Systems Supporting Social Cognition and Action Understanding by Robert P. Spunt and Matthew D. Lieberman and Social Working Memory: Neurocognitive Networks and Directions for Future Research by Meghan L. Meyer and Matthew D. Lieberman.


Memory and Decision Making by A. David Redish and Sheri J. Y. Mizumori, Memory in Context: Context in Memory by Graham M. Davies and Donald M. Thomson, Context is Everything: The Nature of Memory by Susan Engel and Neural Correlates of Availability and Accessibility in Memory by Reza Habib and Lars Nyberg.

Working Memory

Context-independent and Context-dependent Information in Concepts by Lawrence W. Barsalou and Concepts: Static Definitions or Context-dependent Representations? by Lawrence W. Barsalou and Douglas L. Medin.


The Value of Foresight: How Prospection Affects Decision-making by Giovanni Pezzulo and Francesco Rigoli, Situation-based Context and the Availability of Predictive Inferences by Anne E. Cook, John E. Limber and Edward J. O'Brien, Neural Representation of Behavioral Outcomes in the Orbitofrontal Cortex by Zachary F. Mainen and Adam Kepecs, The Orbitofrontal Oracle: Cortical Mechanisms for the Prediction and Evaluation of Specific Behavioral Outcomes by Peter H. Rudebeck and Elisabeth A. Murray, Imagination and Simulation in Audience Responses to Fiction by Alvin Goldman and Reading Imaginatively: The Imagination in Cognitive Science and Cognitive Literary Studies by Emily T. Troscianko.

Choice Poetics

A Preliminary Poetics for Interactive Drama and Games by Michael Mateas, Towards a Theory of Choice Poetics by Peter Mawhorter, Michael Mateas, Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Arnav Jhala and Choice Poetics by Example by Peter Mawhorter, Carmen Zegura, Alex Gray, Arnav Jhala, Michael Mateas and Noah Wardrip-Fruin.


A Model of Interactive Narrative Affordances by Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera and Approaching a Player Model of Game Story Comprehension through Affordance in Interactive Narrative by R. Michael Young and Rogelio E. Cardona-Rivera.


Neuroscience of Decision Making edited by Oshin Vartanian and David R. Mandel, The Cognitive Neuroscience of Human Decision Making: A Review and Conceptual Framework by Lesley K. Fellows, Decision Making: The Neuroethological Turn by John M. Pearson, Karli K. Watson and Michael L. Platt, Neuroethology of Decision-making by Geoffrey K. Adams, Karli K. Watson, John Pearson and Michael L. Platt, Multiple Systems in Decision Making by Alan G. Sanfey and Luke J. Chang and Multiple Systems in Decision Making: A Neurocomputational Perspective by Michael J. Frank, Michael X. Cohen and Alan G. Sanfey.