Professor David Lagnado

Research area

  • Causal Reasoning
  • Counterfactual Reasoning
  • Evidential Reasoning
  • Responsibility Attribution

Research interest

  • How people use causal models to learn about the world, to draw inferences, and to assign blame and praise.

Currently working on

  • How people learn causal models from uncertain data
  • How people use causal thinking to make sense of complex evidence
  • How people assign causality and blame in social and legal contexts
  • Developing Bayesian network methods to improve evidential reasoning



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Room 203
26 Bedford Way
London, WC1H 0AP

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Contacts (PI)

020 7679 5389 (Lab manager)