Please download the data from the syllogistic reasoning tasks. Based on the data, you can program a MPT model to fit the participant's response pattern. Keep in mind to construct the model allowing for flexibility concerning the amount of premises (e.g. 'immediate inferences' or 3 premises).
Remarks on the data
- Experiment: Experiment specification regarding the paper.
- Participants: Number of participants.
- Age group: Younger or older than 18.
- Domain: Context of the premises' content.
- Number of Syllogisms: Total number of tested syllogisms in the experiment.
- Type: Aristotelian classification of the syllogisms.
- premise 1: Respective quantifier in the first premise.
- premise 2: Respective quantifier in the second premise.
- A: Answer with 'all'
- E: Answer with 'none'
- I: Answer with 'some'
- O: Answer with 'some not'
- N: None
- Misc: Any answer irregularities such as not answered.
- ...(percentage): Percentage of participants giving the respective answer.
- ...(absolute): Absolute amount of participants giving the respective answer.
- Bara, B. G., Bucciarelli, M., & Johnson-Laird, P. N. (1995). Development of syllogistic reasoning. The American Journal of Psychology, 157-193.
- Johnson-Laird, P. N., & Bara, B. G. (1984). Syllogistic inference. Cognition, 16(1), 1-61.
- Johnson-Laird, P. N., & Steedman, M. (1978). The psychology of syllogisms. Cognitive psychology, 10(1), 64-99.
- Roberts, M. J., Newstead, S. E., & Griggs, R. A. (2001). Quantifier interpretation and syllogistic reasoning. Thinking & Reasoning, 7(2), 173-204.