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Publications:  Dr Magda Osman

gold N, Lin Y, Osman M, Ashcroft R(2020). ‘Better off, as judged by themselves’: do people support nudges as a method to change their own behavior?. Behavioural Public Policy
Fenton N, Osman M, Mclachlan S, Neil M(2020). COVID-19 infection and death rates: the need to incorporate causal explanations for the data and avoid bias in testing. Journal of Risk Research
Freestone M, Osman M, Ibrahim Y(2020). On the uses and abuses of narcissism as a public health issue. The British Journal of Psychiatry
Johansen MK, Osman M(2020). Coincidence judgment in causal reasoning: How coincidental is this?. Cognitive Psychology vol. 120,
Osman M, rytersk A, Jahanshahi M(2020). Redefining the Relationship Between Effort and Reward: Choice-Execution Model of Effort-Based Decisions. Behavioural Brain Research
Osman M(2019). Overstepping the boundaries of free choice: Folk beliefs on free will and determinism in real world contexts. Consciousness and Cognition vol. 77,
McElvaney T, Osman M, Mareschal I (2019). Perceiving Threat: The Role of Body Morphology. PERCEPTION. vol. 48, 149-150.
Verduga Palencia DO, Osman M (2019). PsyRTS: A web platform for experiments in human decision-making in RTS environments. IEEE Conference on Computatonal Intelligence and Games, CIG. Conference: 2019 IEEE Conference on Games (CoG) vol. 2019-August,
Osman M, Ayton P, Bouder F, Pidgeon N, Lofstedt R(2019). Evidence based uncertainty: what is needed now?. Journal of Risk Research
Osman M, Thornton K(2019). Traffic light labelling of meals to promote sustainable consumption and healthy eating. Appetite vol. 138, 60-71.
Neil M, Fenton N, Osman M, Lagnado D(2019). Causality, the critical but often ignored component guiding us through a world of uncertainties in risk assessment. Journal of Risk Research
Osman M, Nelson W(2019). How can food futures insight promote change in consumers’ choices, are behavioural interventions (e.g. nudges) the answer?. Futures
Xhakollari V, Canavari M, Osman M(2018). Factors affecting consumers' adherence to gluten-free diet, a systematic review. Trends in Food Science and Technology vol. 85, 23-33.
Osman M, Radford S, Lin Y, Gold N, Nelson W, Löfstedt R(2018). Learning lessons: how to practice nudging around the world. Journal of Risk Research
Meder B, Fleischhut N, OSMAN M(2018). Beyond the Confines of Choice Architecture: A critical analysis. Journal of Economic Psychology
lin Y, OSMAN M, Harris A, Read D(2018). Underlying Wishes and Nudged Choices. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied
Vadillo MA, Gold N, Osman M(2018). Searching for the bottom of the ego well: Failure to uncover ego depletion in Many Labs 3. Royal Society Open Science vol. 5, (8)
Osman M, Fenton N, Pilditch T, Lagnado D, Neil M(2018). Whom Do We Trust on Social Policy Interventions?. Basic and Applied Social Psychology
Schoppek W, Kluge A, Osman M, Funke J(2018). Editorial: Complex problem solving beyond the psychometric approach. Frontiers in Psychology vol. 9, (JUL)
OSMAN M, LV J, Proulx M(2018). Can Empathy Promote Cooperation when Status and Money Matter?. Basic and Applied Social Psychology
Osman M(2018). Persistent Maladies: The Case of Two-Mind Syndrome. Trends in Cognitive Sciences vol. 22, (4) 276-277.
Osman M, Eacott B, Willson S(2018). Arts-based interventions in healthcare education. Medical Humanities vol. 44, (1) 28-33.
Wong RS, Osman M, Wong WH, Lin Y, Ho K(2018). Saving for a Better Retirement: How Risk Attitudes Affect Choice of Retirement Scheme. Psychol Rep33294118755093-33294118755093.
OSMAN M(2017). Nudge: How Far Have We Come?. Œconomia. History, Methodology, Philosophy vol. 6, 557-570.
Holt DV, Osman M(2017). Approaches to Cognitive Modeling in Dynamic Systems Control. Front Psychol vol. 8, 2032-2032.
Osman M, Lin Y, Ashcroft R(2017). Nudging: A Lesson in the Theatrics of Choice. Basic and Applied Social Psychology1-6.
Lin Y, Osman M, Ashcroft R(2017). Nudge: Concept, Effectiveness, and Ethics. Basic and Applied Social Psychology vol. 39, (6) 293-306.
Osman M, Wiegmann A(2017). Explaining Moral Behavior. Exp Psychol vol. 64, (2) 68-81.
Osman M, Heath AJ, Löfstedt R(2017). The problems of increasing transparency on uncertainty. Public Underst Sci963662517711058-963662517711058.
OSMAN M, Wiegmann M(2017). Explaining moral behavior:A minimal moral model. Experimental Psychology
Lofstedt R, McLoughlin M, Osman M(2017). Uncertainty analysis: results from an empirical pilot study. A research note. Journal of Risk Research1-11.
Spence C, OSMAN M, McElligott AG(2017). Theory of Animal Mind: Human Nature or Experimental Artefact?. Trends in Cognitive Sciences
Wiegmann A, Osman M(2017). Factors Guiding Moral Judgment, Reason, Decision, and Action. Exp Psychol vol. 64, (2) 65-67.
Glass BD, Osman M(2017). Positive explorers: modeling dynamic control in normal aging. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition vol. 24, (1) 62-79.
OSMAN M, Pupic D, Baigent N(2017). How Many Slaps is equivalent to One Punch? New Approaches to Assessing the Relative Severity of Violent Acts Psychology of Violence. Psychology of Violence
OSMAN M(2016). Making a meal out of uncertainty. Journal of Risk Research
vadillo M, Gold N, Osman M(2016). The Bitter Truth About Sugar and Willpower: The Limited Evidential Value of the Glucose Model of Ego Depletion. psycholgical science
Petervari J, Osman M, Bhattacharya J(2016). The Role of Intuition in the Generation and Evaluation Stages of Creativity. Frontiers in Psychology
OSMAN M, Glass B, Hola Z(2015). Approaches to Learning to Control Dynamic Uncertainty. Systems vol. 3, 211-236.
Johansen MK, Osman M(2015). Coincidences: A fundamental consequence of rational cognition. New Ideas in Psychology vol. 39, 34-44.
OSMAN M, Osman M(2015). Moral Judgment: Truth, Order and Consequence.
Puranam P, Stieglitz N, OSMAN M, Pillutla M(2015). Modelling Bounded Rationality in Organizations: Progress and Prospects. The Academy of Management Annals vol. p, (1) 337-392.
Osman M(2015). Consciousness complexity. Psychologist vol. 28, (5)
Osman M(2015). Does our unconscious rule?. Psychologist vol. 28, (2) 114-117.
Osman M(2015). Dynamic Moral Judgments and Emotions. Psychology vol. 06, (08) 922-931.
Osman M(2015). Future-minded: The role of prospection in Agency, Control, and other goal-directed processes. Frontiers in Psychology vol. 6, (FEB)
Kittler J, Christmas W, de Campos T, Windridge D, Yan F, Illingworth J, Osman M(2014). Domain Anomaly Detection in Machine Perception: A System Architecture and Taxonomy. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON PATTERN ANALYSIS AND MACHINE INTELLIGENCE vol. 36, (5) 845-859.
OSMAN M(2014). Future-Minded: The Psychology of Agency and Control. Palgrave
Ryterska A, Jahanshahi M, Osman M(2014). Decision-making impairments in Parkinson's disease as a by-product of defective cost-benefit analysis and feedback processing. Neurodegener Dis Manag vol. 4, (4) 317-327.
Osman M, Ryterska A, Karimi K, Tu L, Obeso I, Speekenbrink M, Jahanshahi M(2014). The effects of dopaminergic medication on dynamic decision making in Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychologia vol. 53, 157-164.
Osman M(2014). What are the essential cognitive requirements for prospection (thinking about the future)?. Front Psychol vol. 5,
Ryterska A, Jahanshahi M, Osman M(2013). What are people with Parkinson's disease really impaired on when it comes to making decisions? A meta-analysis of the evidence. Neurosci Biobehav Rev vol. 37, (10 Pt 2) 2836-2846.
OSMAN M, Wim deNeys(2013). New Approaches in Reasoning Research (Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning). Psychology Press (UK),
Taya S, Windridge D, Osman M(2013). Trained Eyes: Experience Promotes Adaptive Gaze Control in Dynamic and Uncertain Visual Environments. PLOS ONE vol. 8, (8) Article ARTN e71371,
Meder B, Le Lec F, Osman M(2013). Decision making in uncertain times: what can cognitive and decision sciences say about or learn from economic crises?. TRENDS IN COGNITIVE SCIENCES vol. 17, (6) 257-260.
Osman M(2013). A Case Study: Dual-Process Theories of Higher Cognition-Commentary on Evans & Stanovich (2013). PERSPECTIVES ON PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE vol. 8, (3) 248-252.
Osman M(2013). Reasoning research: Where was it going? where is it now? where will it be going?. New Approaches in Reasoning Research,
Hagmayer Y, Osman M(2012). From colliding billiard balls to colluding desperate housewives: causal Bayes nets as rational models of everyday causal reasoning. SYNTHESE vol. 189, 603-614.
Harris AJL, Osman M(2012). The illusion of control: A Bayesian perspective. SYNTHESE vol. 189, 615-624.
Osman M(2012). The effects of self set or externally set goals on learning in an uncertain environment. LEARNING AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES vol. 22, (5) 575-584.
Osman M(2012). Monitoring, control and the illusion of control. Psychology of Self-Regulation,
Taya S, Windridge D, Osman M(2012). Looking to score: the dissociation of goal influence on eye movement and meta-attentional allocation in a complex dynamic natural scene. PLoS One vol. 7, (6)
Osman M, Speekenbrink M(2012). Prediction and control in a dynamic environment. Front Psychol vol. 3,
Osman M(2012). The role of reward in dynamic decision making. Front Neurosci vol. 6,
Osman M, Speekenbrink M(2011). Cue utilization and strategy application in stable and unstable dynamic environments. COGN SYST RES vol. 12, (3-4) 355-364.
De Neys W, Cromheeke S, Osman M(2011). Biased but in Doubt: Conflict and Decision Confidence. PLOS ONE vol. 6, (1) Article e15954,
Van Opstal F, Cevers W, Osman M, Verguts T(2010). Unconscious task application. CONSCIOUS COGN vol. 19, (4) 999-1006.
Osman M(2010). Controlling Uncertainty: A Review of Human Behavior in Complex Dynamic Environments. Psychological Bulletin vol. 136, (1) 65-86.
Osman M(2010). Controlling Uncertainty: How we learn about, and make decisions in complex worlds. Wiley-Blackwells
Taya S, Windridge D, Kittler J, Osman M(2010). Rule-based modulation of visual attention allocation. PERCEPTION vol. 39, 81-81.
Hagmayer Y, Meder B, Osman M, Mangold S, Lagnado D(2010). Spontaneous causal learning while controlling a dynamic system. Open Psychology Journal vol. 3, 145-162.
Osman M, Channon S, Fitzpatrick S(2009). Does the truth interfere with our ability to deceive?. Psychon Bull Rev vol. 16, (5) 901-906.
Osman M(2008). Positive transfer and negative transfer/antilearning of problem-solving skills. J Exp Psychol Gen vol. 137, (1) 97-115.
Osman M(2008). Observation can be as effective as action in problem solving. COGNITIVE SCI vol. 32, (1) 162-183.
Osman M, Wilkinson L, Beigi M, Castaneda CS, Jahanshahi M(2008). Patients with Parkinson's disease learn to control complex systems via procedural as well as non-procedural learning. NEUROPSYCHOLOGIA vol. 46, (9) 2355-2363.
Osman M (2008). Seeing is as Good as Doing. The Journal of Problem Solving Abstract: java.sql.Clob org.hibernate.engine.jdbc.WrappedClob , Notes:,
Osman M(2007). Can tutoring improve performance on a reasoning task under deadline conditions?. Mem Cognit vol. 35, (2) 342-351.
Osman M(2007). SHOULD ACTION BE AWARDED A SPECIAL STATUS IN LEARNING?. Progress in educational psychology research, Editors: Galwye, VN, Nova Science Pub Inc
Osman M, Stavy R(2006). Development of intuitive rules: evaluating the application of the dual-system framework to understanding children's intuitive reasoning. Psychon Bull Rev vol. 13, (6) 935-953.
Flach R, Osman M, Dickinson A, Heyes C(2006). The interaction between response effects during the acquisition of response priming. Acta Psychol (Amst) vol. 122, (1) 11-26.
Osman M, Shanks DR(2005). Individual differences in causal learning and decision making. Acta Psychol (Amst) vol. 120, (1) 93-112.
Osman M, Bird G, Heyes C(2005). Action observation supports effector-dependent learning of finger movement sequences. Exp Brain Res vol. 165, (1) 19-27.
Bird G, Osman M, Saggerson A, Heyes C(2005). Sequence learning by action, observation and action observation. Br J Psychol vol. 96, (Pt 3) 371-388.
Osman M(2004). An evaluation of dual-process theories of reasoning. Psychon Bull Rev vol. 11, (6) 988-1010.
Collins DJ, Osman M(2004). Judgements of causality are independent of the category prior information but choice behaviour isn't. AUST J PSYCHOL vol. 56, 110-110.
Osman M (2001). How rational is deception?. Pantaneto Abstract: java.sql.Clob org.hibernate.engine.jdbc.WrappedClob ,
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Osman M, Laming D(2001). Misinterpretation of conditional statements in Wason's selection task. Psychological Research vol. 65, (2) 128-144.
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