Research Expertise and Interest
cognition, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, learning, Problem solving, Reasoning, decision-making, Bayesian statistics, natural language processing, machine learning, computational modeling, collective decision-making, social networks
William (Bill) D. Thompson is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology. He is a cognitive scientist studying higher cognition and cognitive diversity in humans using behavioral experiments, computational modeling, and machine learning. His research takes him into debates surrounding artificial intelligence, it's relation to human cognition, and it's potential impacts on society.