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Taatgen, Prof. Niels

Niels Taatgen
Niels Taatgen

Niels Taatgen (1964) studied computer science and psychology at the University of Groningen and gained his PhD in 1999 with a thesis entitled ‘Learning without limits’. He subsequently became a university lecturer in the department of Cognitive Sciences, later Artificial Intelligence, of the University of Groningen. After a period in which he worked for both the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh (US) and the University of Groningen, he became professor of Cognitive Modelling at the the University of Groningen. Taatgen investigates human behaviour using computer simulations in order to understand our behaviour in certain situations, for example when multitasking. According to him, we are much better at multitasking than we think. In 2011 he was awarded a European ERC grant of EUR 1.5 million for his research. His starting point is that people are in principle able to multitask, but that this can sometimes go wrong due to several tasks needing the same part of the brain at the same time. The project will concentrate in particular on the issue of why people want to do many things at the same time, and what circumstances control whether this is safe and productive or not.

Taatgen is the mastermind of the degree programmes in Artificial Intelligence. In 1991 he was appointed to create the predecessor of the current degree programmes, Cognitive Engineering. Taatgen teaches topics in which he is actively involved himself, and this is apparent from his expertise and enthusiasm. He does not simply stop at his favourite explanation, but always offers the students alternative interpretations. In his lectures the students’ ideas as discussed all together, enthusiastically and in an open manner, and tested on the spot. Taatgen makes it clear that he finds these ideas very valuable both for the subject at hand and for his own research. Students are guided in the right direction without losing their own perspective on the problem and the solution.

In January 2016, Taatgen was voted Teacher of the Year of the University of Groningen.

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Publications

2018

Arslan, B., Verbrugge, R., Taatgen, N., & Hollebrandse, B. (2020). Accelerating the Development of Second-Order False Belief Reasoning: A Training Study With Different Feedback Methods. Child Development, 91(1), 249-270. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.13186
Lieto, A., Kennedy, W. G., Lebiere, C., Romero, O. J., Taatgen, N., & West, R. L. (2018). Higher-level Knowledge, Rational and Social Levels Constraints of the Common Model of the Mind. In A. V. Samsonovich, & C. J. Lebiere (Eds.), Postproceedings of the 9th Annual International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, BICA 2018 (Ninth Annual Meeting of the BICA Society), held August 22-24, 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic (Vol. 145, pp. 757-764). (Procedia Computer Science). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2018.11.033
van der Velde, M., van Vugt, M., & Taatgen, N. (2018). Modelling the Effect of Depression on Working Memory. In I. Juvina, J. Houpt, & C. Myers (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 200). Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin.
Stevens, C. A., Daamen, J., Gaudrain, E., Renkema, T., Top, J. D., Cnossen, F., & Taatgen, N. A. (2018). Using Cognitive Agents to Train Negotiation Skills. Frontiers in Psychology, 9, [154]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00154
Verbrugge, R., Meijering, B., Wierda, S., Van Rijn, H., & Taatgen, N. (2018). Stepwise training supports strategic second-order theory of mind in turn-taking games. Judgment and decision making, 13(1), 79-98.
Shaposhnik, H., Taatgen, N., & Borst, J. (2018). Predicting the optimal time for interruption using pupillary data and classification. In Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2479-2484). Cognitive Science Society.
Wan, J., & Taatgen, N. (2018). The Influence of Music and Music Familiarity on Time Perception. In Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2657-2662). Cognitive Science Society.

2019

Herlambang, M., Taatgen, N., & Cnossen, F. (2019). The Role of Motivation as a Factor in Mental Fatigue. Human Factors, 61(7), 1171-1185. https://doi.org/10.1177/0018720819828569
Damsma, A., Taatgen, N., de Jong, R., & van Rijn, H. (2019). No evidence for an attentional bias towards implicit temporal regularities. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-019-01851-z
Wray, R., Taatgen, N., Lebiere, C., Pastra, K., Pirolli, P., Rosenbloom, P., ... Wiles, J. (2019). Functional knowledge requirements for interactive task learning. In K. Gluck, & J. Laird (Eds.), Interactive task learning: Humans, Robots, and Agents Acquiring New Tasks through Natural Interactions (pp. 19-51). ( Strüngmann Forum Reports; Vol. 26). The MIT Press.
van Vugt, M. K., Beulen, M. A., & Taatgen, N. A. (2019). Relation between centro-parietal positivity and diffusion model parameters in both perceptual and memory-based decision making. Brain Research, 1715, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2019.03.008
Ji, Y., van Rij, J., & Taatgen, N. (2019). Discoveries of the Algebraic Mind: A PRIMs Model. In Proceedings of 17th International conference on cognitive modeling
Taatgen, N. (2019). The representation of task knowledge at multiple levels of abstraction. In K. Gluck, & J. Laird (Eds.), Interactive task learning: Humans, Robots, and Agents Acquiring New Tasks through Natural Interactions (pp. 75-87). (Strüngmann Forum Reports; Vol. 26). Cambtidge: The MIT Press.

2017

Huijser, S., van Vugt, M. K., & Taatgen, N. A. (2018). The wandering self: Tracking distracting self-generated thought in a cognitively demanding context. Consciousness and Cognition, 58, 170-185. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2017.12.004
Damsma, A., de Jong, R., Taatgen, N., & van Rijn, D. (2017). No Evidence For Improved Attention Towards Implicit Temporal Regularities. Poster session presented at Winter Conference Nederlandse Vereniging voor Psychonomie 2017, Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands.
Taatgen, N. (2017). Cognitive Architectures: Innate or Learned?. 476-480.
Huijser, S., Taatgen, N., & van Vugt, M. (2017). Distracted in a Demanding Task: A Classification Study with Artificial Neural Networks. In B. Verheij, & M. Wiering (Eds.), Proceedings of BNAIC 2017 (pp. 199-212). University of Groningen.
Damsma, A., de Jong, R., Taatgen, N., & van Rijn, D. (2017). No Evidence For Improved Attention Towards Implicit Temporal Regularities. Poster session presented at 1st Conference of The Timing Research Forum, Strasbourg, France.
Arslan, B., Verbrugge, R., & Taatgen, N. (2017). Cognitive control explains the mutual transfer between dimensional change card sorting and first-order false belief understanding: A computational modeling study on transfer of skills. Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, 20, 10-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bica.2017.03.001
Arslan, B., Taatgen, N. A., & Verbrugge, R. (2017). Five-Year-Olds' Systematic Errors in Second-Order False Belief Tasks Are Due to First-Order Theory of Mind Strategy Selection: A Computational Modeling Study. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, [275]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00275

2016

van Rijn, H., & Taatgen, N. A. (2016). An integrative account of psychological time. In S. E. F. Chipman (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Science (pp. 151-168). Oxford: Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199842193.013.18
Paul, K., Cnossen, F., Taatgen, N., Lanzer, P., & Villringer, A. (2016). Brain Plasticity Related to Psychomotor Skills in Catheter-based Interventions. 1-1. Poster session presented at Donders Discussion, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
Nijboer, M., Borst, J. P., van Rijn, D., & Taatgen, N. A. (2016). Driving and Multitasking: The Good, the Bad, and the Dangerous. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, [1718]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01718
Katidioti, I., Borst, J. P., Van Vugt, M. K., & Taatgen, N. A. (2016). Interrupt me: External interruptions are less disruptive than self-interruptions. Computers in Human Behavior, 63, 906-915. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2016.06.037
Rijn, van, H., Borst, J., Taatgen, N., & van Maanen, L. (2016). On the necessity of integrating multiple levels of abstraction in a single computational framework. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, 11, 116-120. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cobeha.2016.07.007
Stevens, C., de Weerd, H., Cnossen, F., & Taatgen, N. (2016). Metacognitive Agent for Training Negotiation Skills. In D. Reitter, & F. Ritter (Eds.), Proceedings of ICCM 2016 (pp. 27). University Park, PA: Penn State University Press.
Taatgen, N. A., & de Weerd, H. (2016). Using a cognitive architecture in educational and recreational games: How to incorporate a model in your App. In D. Reitter, & F. Ritter (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14h International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (ICCM 2016) (pp. 119-124). University Park, PA: Penn State University Press.
van Helvert, J., Petukhova, V., Stevens, C., de Weerd, H., Börner, D., van Rosmalen, P., ... Taatgen, N. (2016). Observing, coaching and reflecting: Metalogue - A multi-modal tutoring system with metacognitive abilities. EAI Endorsed Transactions on Future Intelligent Educational Environments, 2016(6), [e6]. https://doi.org/10.4108/eai.27-6-2016.151525
Katidioti, I., Borst, J. P., Bierens de Haan, D. J., Pepping, T., van Vugt, M. K., & Taatgen, N. A. (2016). Interrupted by Your Pupil: An Interruption Management System Based on Pupil Dilation. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 32(10), 791-801. https://doi.org/10.1080/10447318.2016.1198525
Petukhova, V., Stevens, C., de Weerd, H., Taatgen, N., Cnossen, F., & Malchanau, A. (2016). Modelling multi-issue bargaining dialogues: Data collection, annotation design and corpus. In N. Calzolari, K. Choukri, T. Declerck, S. Goggi, M. Grobelnik, B. Maegaard, J. Mariani, H. Mazo, A. Moreno, J. Odijk, ... S. Piperidis (Eds.), Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (pp. 3133). European Language Resources Association (ELRA).
Nijboer, M., Borst, J., van Rijn, H., & Taatgen, N. (2016). Contrasting single and multi-component working-memory systems in dual tasking. Cognitive psychology, 86, 1-26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogpsych.2016.01.003
Taatgen, N. A., van Vugt, M. K., Borst, J. P., & Mehlhorn, K. (2016). Cognitive Modeling at ICCM: State of the Art and Future Directions. Topics in Cognitive Science, 8(1), 259-263. https://doi.org/10.1111/tops.12185
Stevens, C. A., Taatgen, N. A., & Cnossen, F. (2016). Instance-Based Models of Metacognition in the Prisoner's Dilemma. Topics in Cognitive Science, 8(1), 322-334. https://doi.org/10.1111/tops.12181
Liang, P., Jia, X., Taatgen, N. A., Borst, J. P., & Li, K. (2016). Activity in the fronto-parietal network indicates numerical inductive reasoning beyond calculation: An fMRI study combined with a cognitive model. Scientific Reports, 6, [25976]. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep25976
van Vugt, M. K., Beulen, M. A., & Taatgen, N. A. (2016). Is There Neural Evidence for an Evidence Accumulation Process in Memory Decisions? Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10, [93]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2016.00093

2014

Willems, C., Damsma, A., Wierda, S., Taatgen, N., & Martens, S. (2015). Training-induced Changes in the Dynamics of Attention as Reflected in Pupil Dilation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 27(6), 1161-1171. https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_00767
Katidioti, I., Borst, J. P., & Taatgen, N. A. (2014). What Happens When We Switch Tasks: Pupil Dilation in Multitasking. Journal of experimental psychology-Applied, 20(4), 380-396. https://doi.org/10.1037/xap0000031
Nijboer, M., Borst, J., van Rijn, H., & Taatgen, N. (2014). Single-task fMRI overlap predicts concurrent multitasking interference. Neuroimage, 100, 60-74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.05.082
Liang, P., Jia, X., Taatgen, N. A., Zhong, N., & Li, K. (2014). Different strategies in solving series completion inductive reasoning problems: An fMRI and computational study. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 93(2), 253-260. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2014.05.006
Gittelson, L., & Taatgen, N. (2014). Transferrring primitive elements of skill within and between tasks. In Proceedings of the 36th annual meeting of the cognitive science society (pp. 529). Cognitive Science Society.
Alexandersson, J., Aretoulaki, M., Campbell, N., Gardner, M., Girenko, A., Klakow, D., ... Taatgen, N. (2014). Metalogue: A Multiperspective Multimodal Dialogue System with Metacognitive Abilities for Highly Adaptive and Flexible Dialogue Management. In 2014 International Conference on Intelligent Environments (IE) (pp. 365). IEEE (The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).
Tanaka, T., Taatgen, N., Aoki, K., & Fujita, K. (2014). Resumption lag at interruptible timing might not be short in actual environment. In CHI'14 Extended abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1801). ACM Press.
Taatgen, N. (2014). Between architecture and model: Strategies for cognitive control. Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, 8, 132-139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bica.2014.03.010
Nyamsuren, E., & Taatgen, N. (2014). Human Reasoning Module. Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, 8, 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bica.2014.02.002
Meijering, B., Taatgen, N., van Rijn, H., & Verbrugge, R. (2014). Modeling inference of mental states: As simple as possbile, as complex as necessary. Interaction Studies, 15(3), 455. https://doi.org/10.1075/is.15.3.05mei
Arslan, B., Verbrugge, R., Taatgen, N., & Hollebrandse, B. (2014). Teaching Children to Attribute Second-order False Belief: A Training Study. In J. Szymanik, & R. Verbrugge (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second Workshop Reasoning About Other Minds: Logical and Cognitive Perspectives (Vol. 1208, pp. 1-5). Groningen: CEUR Workshop Proceedings.

2015

Borst, J. P., Nijboer, M., Taatgen, N. A., van Rijn, H., & Anderson, J. R. (2015). Using data-driven model-brain mappings to constrain formal models of cognition. PLoS ONE, 10(3), [e0119673]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0119673
Taatgen, N., Katidioti, I., Borst, J., & van Vugt, M. (2015). A Model of Distraction using new Architectural Mechanisms to Manage Multiple Goals. In N. Taatgen, M. van Vugt, J. Borst, & K. Mehlhorn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 264-269). Groningen, The Netherlands: University of Groningen.
Nyamsuren, E., van der Maas, H., & Taatgen, N. (2015). How does prevalence shape errors in complex tasks? In Proceedings of the International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (ICCM) 2015 (pp. 160-165)
Stevens, C., Taatgen, N., & Cnossen, F. (2015). Metacognition in the Prisoner's Dilemma. In proceedings of the 13th Annual International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 112)
van Vugt, M., Taatgen, N., Sackur, J., & Bastian, M. (2015). Modeling mind-wandering: a tool to better understand distraction. In N. Taatgen, M. van Vugt, J. Borst, & K. Mehlhorn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling. (pp. 252). Groningen: University of Groningen.
Arslan, B., Verbrugge, R., Taatgen, N., & Hollebrandse, B. (2015). Teaching children to attribute second-order false beliefs: A training study with feedback. In Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 108-113)
Arslan, B., Wierda, S., Taatgen, N., & Verbrugge, R. (2015). The role of simple and complex working memory strategies in the development of first-order false belief reasoning: A computational model of transfer of skills. In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling
Borst, J., Taatgen, N., & van Rijn, H. (2015). What Makes Interruptions Disruptive? A Process-Model Account of the Effects of the Problem State Bottleneck on Task Interruption and Resumption. In CHI '15 Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 2971-2980). New York, NY: ACM Press. https://doi.org/10.1145/2702123.2702156

2013

Katidioti, I., & Taatgen, N. (2014). Choice in Multitasking: How Delays in the Primary Task Turn a Rational Into an Irrational Multitasker. Human Factors, 56(4), 728-736. https://doi.org/10.1177/0018720813504216
Nyamsuren, E., & Taatgen, N. A. (2013). The Effect of Visual Representation Style in Problem-Solving: A Perspective from Cognitive Processes. PLoS ONE, 8(11), [e80550]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0080550
Nijboer, M., Taatgen, N. A., Brands, A., Borst, J. P., & van Rijn, H. (2013). Decision Making in Concurrent Multitasking: Do People Adapt to Task Interference? PLoS ONE, 8(11), [e79583]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0079583
Borst, J. P., Buwalda, T. A., van Rijn, H., & Taatgen, N. A. (2013). Avoiding the problem state bottleneck by strategic use of the environment. Acta Psychologica, 144(2), 373-379. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2013.07.016
Wierda, S. M., Taatgen, N. A., van Rijn, H., & Martens, S. (2013). Word Frequency and the Attentional Blink: The Effects of Target Difficulty on Retrieval and Consolidation Processes. PLoS ONE, 8(9), [e73415]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0073415
Nyamsuren, E., & Taatgen, N. A. (2013). Pre-attentive and attentive vision module. Cognitive Systems Research, 24, 62-71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogsys.2012.12.010
Taatgen, N. A. (2013). The Nature and Transfer of Cognitive Skills. Psychological Review, 120(3), 439-471. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0033138
Meijering, B., Van Rijn, H., Taatgen, N. A., & Verbrugge, R. (2013). Correction: What eye movements can tell about theory of mind in a strategic game (PLoS ONE). PLoS ONE, 8(6). https://doi.org/10.1371/annotation/07d6a9ae-a794-4741-9c47-ef741fcc01fc
Lanzer, P., & Taatgen, N. (2013). Procedural Knowledge in Percutaneous Coronary Interventions. Experimental & Clinical Cardiology, 18(1), 1-6. https://doi.org/10.4172/2155-9880.S6-005
Waalkens, M., Aleven, V., & Taatgen, N. (2013). Does supporting multiple student strategies lead to greater learning and motivation? Investigating a source of complexity in the architecture of intelligent tutoring systems. Computers & Education, 60(1), 159-171. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compedu.2012.07.016
Borst, J., Nijboer, M., Taatgen, N., & Anderson, J. R. (2013). A data-driven mapping of five ACT-R modules on the brain. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 5-10). Ottawa: Carleton University.
Nijboer, M., Borst, J., van Rijn, H., & Taatgen, N. (2013). Concurrent multitasking: Different tasks, different interference. Paper presented at 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Berlin, Germany.
Taatgen, N. A. (2013). Diminishing Return in Transfer: A PRIM Model of the Frensch (1991) Arithmetic Experiment. In International Conference on Cognitive Modeling
Nyamsuren, E., & Taatgen, N. (2013). From Casual Deduction to Spatial Relations: Bottom-up and Top-down Reasoning Unified. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 203-208). Ottowa: Carleton University.
Arslan, B., Taatgen, N., & Verbrugge, L. (2013). Modeling developmental transitions in reasoning about false beliefs of others. In Proceedings of the 12th international conference on cognitive modeling (pp. 77-82). Ottawa: Cartelon University.
Nijboer, M., Borst, J. P., Taatgen, NA., & Van Rijn, H. (2013). Predicting interference in concurrent multitasking. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling. Ottawa, Canada
Wierda, S., van Rijn, H., Taatgen, N., & Martens, S. (2013). Pupil dilation deconvolution reveals the dynamics of attention at high temporal resolution. Perception, 42, 89-89.
Meijering, B., van Rijn, H., Taatgen, N., & Verbrugge, R. (2013). Reasoning about diamonds, gravity and mental states: The cognitive costs of theory of mind. 3026-3031. Paper presented at 35th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Berlin, Germany.
Meijering, B., Taatgen, N., Van Rijn, H., & Verbrugge, R. (2013). Reasoning about mental states in sequential games: As simple as possible, as complex as necessary. In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Cognitive Modelling (pp. 1-6)
Nyamsuren, E., & Taatgen, N. A. (2013). Set as an Instance of a Real-World Visual-Cognitive Task. Cognitive Science, 37(1), 146-175. https://doi.org/10.1111/cogs.12001
Taatgen, N. A. (2013). The Gap between Architecture and Model: Strategies for Executive Control. In 2013 AAAI Fall Symposium Series
Nyamsuren, E., & Taatgen, N. A. (2013). The synergy of top-down and bottom-up attention in complex task: going beyond saliency models. In Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society (pp. 3181-3186)
Borst, J., Taatgen, N., & van Rijn, H. (2013). Validating Models of Complex, Real-Life Tasks Using fMRI. In A. Johnson, & R. W. Proctor (Eds.), Neuroergonomics: A Cognitive Neuroscience Approach to Human Factors and Ergonomics (pp. 163-180). Palgrave MacMillan.

2012

Meijering, B., van Rijn, H., Taatgen, N. A., & Verbrugge, R. (2012). What Eye Movements Can Tell about Theory of Mind in a Strategic Game. PLoS ONE, 7(9), [e45961]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0045961
Wierda, S. M., van Rijn, H., Taatgen, N. A., & Martens, S. (2012). Pupil dilation deconvolution reveals the dynamics of attention at high temporal resolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109(22), 8456-8460. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1201858109
Nijboer, M., Taatgen, N. A., & van Rijn, H. (2012). Choices, Choices: Task Selection Preference During Concurrent Multitasking. In N. Russwinkel, U. Drewitz, & H. Van Rijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th international Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 241-242). Berlin: Universitätsverlag der TU Berlin.
Lende, L. K., & Taatgen, N. (2012). Modeling representational shifts in learning the number line. In Proceedings of the 11th international conference on cognitive modeling (pp. 175-180). Berlin: TU-Berlin Academic Press.
van Maanen, L., van Rijn, H., & Taatgen, N. (2012). RACE/A: An architectural account of the interactions between learning, task control, and retrieval dynamics. Cognitive Science, 36(1), 62-101. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1551-6709.2011.01213.x

2011

Mehlhorn, K., Taatgen, N. A., Lebiere, C., & Krems, J. F. (2011). Memory Activation and the Availability of Explanations in Sequential Diagnostic Reasoning. Journal of experimental psychology-Learning memory and cognition, 37(6), 1391-1411. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0023920
Taatgen, N., & van Rijn, H. (2011). Traces of times past: Representations of temporal intervals in memory. Memory & Cognition, 39(8), 1546-1560. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13421-011-0113-0
Borst, J. P., Taatgen, N. A., & Van Rijn, D. H. (2011). Using a symbolic process model as input for model-based fMRI analysis: Locating the neural correlates of problem state replacements. Neuroimage, 58(1), 137-147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2011.05.084
Salvucci, D. D., & Taatgen, N. A. (2011). Toward a Unified View of Cognitive Control. Topics in Cognitive Science, 3(2), 227-230. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-8765.2011.01134.x
van Rijn, H., Johnson, A., & Taatgen, N. (2011). Cognitive user modeling. In R. W. Proctor, & K-P. Vu (Eds.), Handbook of human factors in web design (pp. 527-542). Boca Raton, FL, USA: CRC Press.
Meijering, B., van Rijn, D., Taatgen, N., & Verbrugge, L. (2011). I do know what you think I think: Second-order theory of mind in strategic games is not that difficult. In L. Carlson, C. Holscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2486-2491). Austin: Cognitive Science Society.

2010

Wierda, S., van Rijn, H., Taatgen, N. A., & Martens, S. (2010). Distracting the mind improves performance: An ERP study. PLOS-One, 5(11), [15024]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0015024
Taatgen, N., & Anderson, J. R. (2010). The Past, Present, and Future of Cognitive Architectures. Topics in Cognitive Science, 2(4), 693-704. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1756-8765.2009.01063.x
Borst, J. P., Taatgen, N. A., Stocco, A., & Van Rijn, D. H. (2010). The neural correlates of problem states: Testing fMRI predictions of a computational model of multitasking. PLoS ONE, 5(9), [e12966]. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0012966
Borst, J. P., Taatgen, N. A., & van Rijn, H. (2010). The Problem State: A Cognitive Bottleneck in Multitasking. Journal of experimental psychology-Learning memory and cognition, 36(2), 363-382. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0018106
Taatgen, N. (2010). Draden door de geest: Hoe de touwtjes in handen houden in een wereld van multitasking. In P. Schramrade (Ed.), Handboek Effectief Opleiden (pp. 11.2.7.01 - 11.2.7.12). Reed Business, Amsterdam .
Borst, J. P., Taatgen, N. A., & Van Rijn, D. H. (2010). Locating the neural correlates of the problem state resource: Analyzing fMRI data on the basis of a computational model. In G. Gunzelmann, & D. D. Salvucci (Eds.), Proceedings of ICCM - 2010- Tenth International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 287-288). Philadelphia: PA.
Feenstra, L., Aleven, V., Rummel, N., & Taatgen, N. (2010). Multiple Interactive Representations for Fractions Learning. In Aleven, J. Kay, & J. Mostow (Eds.), INTELLIGENT TUTORING SYSTEMS, PART II (pp. 221-223). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 6095). BERLIN: Springer.
Taatgen, N. A., & Van Rijn, D. H. (2010). Nice graphs, Good R2, but still a poor fit? How to be more sure your model explains your data. In D. D. Salvucci, & G. Gunzelmann (Eds.), Proceedings of ICCM - 2010- Tenth International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 247-252). Philadelphia, PA.
Taatgen, N. (2010). The minimal control principle predicts strategy shifts in the abstract decision making task. The Journal of Problem Solving, 3(2), 151-166. [7]. https://doi.org/10.7771/1932-6246.1095
Salvucci, D., & Taatgen, N. (2010). The multitasking mind. Oxford University Press.

2009

Taatgen, N. A., Juvina, I., Schipper, M., Borst, J. P., & Martens, S. (2009). Too much control can hurt: A threaded cognition model of the attentional blink. Cognitive psychology, 59(1), 1-29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogpsych.2008.12.002
Juvina, I., & Taatgen, N. A. (2009). A repetition-suppression account of between-trial effects in a modified Stroop paradigm. Acta Psychologica, 131(1), 72-84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2009.03.002
Taatgen, N., & Juvina, I. (2009). Adding distractors improves performance by boosting top-down control. In N. A. Taatgen, & H. van Rijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 353-358). Austin: Cognitive Science Society.
Taatgen, N. (2009). Consciousness in ACT-R. In Bayne, Cleeremans, & Wilkens (Eds.), The OUP companion to Conciousness (pp. 14-16). New York: Oxford University Press.
Taatgen, N. (2009). Kennisopslag, vergeten en geheugen. In Wat is goed onderwijs?: Bijdragen uit de psychologie (pp. 33-46). The Hague: Lemma.
Borst, J., Taatgen, N., & van Rijn, D. (2009). Modeling Triple-Tasking without Customized Cognitive Control. In N. A. Taatgen, & H. van Rijn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 341-346). Cognitive Science Society.
Taatgen, N. A., & Van Rijn, D. H. (2009). Proceedings of the Thirty-First Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.
Taatgen, N., & van Rijn, D. (2009). Proceedings of the 31st annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society. In Proceedings of the 31st annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society Texas: Cognitive Science Society.
Borst, J., Taatgen, N., van Rijn, D., Stocco, A., & Fincham, J. M. (2009). Testing fMRI Predictions of a Dual-Task Interference Model. In A. Howes, D. Peebles, & R. Cooper (Eds.), Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 24-30)
Salvucci, D., Taatgen, N., & Borst, J. (2009). Towards a unified theory of the multitasking cintinuum: from current performance to task switching, interruption and resumption. In proceedings of the 27th international conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1819-1828). New York: ACM Press.

2008

van Rijn, H., & Taatgen, N. A. (2008). Timing of multiple overlapping intervals: How many clocks do we have? Acta Psychologica, 129(3), 365-375. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actpsy.2008.09.002
Taatgen, N. A., Huss, D., Dickison, D., & Anderson, J. R. (2008). The acquisition of robust and flexible cognitive skills. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General, 137(3), 548-565. https://doi.org/10.1037/0096-3445.137.3.548
Salvucci, D. D., & Taatgen, N. A. (2008). Threaded cognition: An integrated theory of concurrent multitasking. Psychological Review, 115(1), 101-130. https://doi.org/10.1037/0033-295X.115.1.101
Taatgen, N., & Anderson, J. R. (2008). Constraints in Cognitive Architectures. In Handbook of Computational Psychology (pp. 170-185). Cambridge University Press.
Taatgen, N. A. (2008). The minimal control principle. In W. Gray (Ed.), Integrated Models of Cognitive Systems (pp. 368-379). New York: Oxford University Press.

2007

Taatgen, N. A., van Rijn, H., & Anderson, J. (2007). An integrated theory of prospective time interval estimation: The role of cognition, attention, and learning. Psychological Review, 114(3), 577-598. https://doi.org/10.1037/0033-295X.114.3.577
Van Rijn, D. H., & Taatgen, N. A. (2007). A model of parallel time estimation. In Proceedings of the eight International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 13-18). New York: Psychology Press.
Dickison, D., & Taatgen, N. A. (2007). ACT-R Models of Cognitive Control in the Abstract Decision Making Task. In Proceedings of the eight International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 79-84). New York: Psychology Press.
Taatgen, N. A., & Van Rijn, D. H. (2007). ACT-R tutorial.
Salvucci, D. D., & Taatgen, N. A. (2007). An Integrated Approach to Modeling Concurrent Multitasking. In Proceedings of the twenty-ninth annual meeting of the cognitive science society (pp. 16). New York: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Taatgen, N. A., Juvina, I., Herd, S., Jilk, D., & Martens, S. (2007). Attentional Blink: an internal traffic jam? In Proceedings of the eight International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 91-96). New York: Psychology Press.
Juvina, I., Taatgen, N. A., & Dickison, D. (2007). Cognitive control as alternation of activation and suppression in the Stroop task. In Proceedings of the twenty-ninth annual meeting of the cognitive science society (pp. 1133-1138). New York: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Juvina, I., & Taatgen, N. A. (2007). Modeling control strategies in the N-back task. In Proceedings of the eight International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 73-78). New York: Psychology Press.
Borst, J., & Taatgen, N. A. (2007). The costs of multitasking in threaded cognition. In Proceedings of the eight International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 133-138). New York: Psychology Press.

2006

Taatgen, N. A., & Van Rijn, D. H. (2006). ACT-R Tutorial. In B. G. Bara, L. Barsalou, & M. Bucciarelli (Eds.), Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 20). (unknown / not applicable / onbekend / n.v.t.). Vancouver: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Taatgen, N. A., Huss, D., & Anderson, J. R. (2006). How Cognitive Models can Inform the Design of Instructions. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (unknown / not applicable / onbekend / n.v.t.).
Huss, D., Taatgen, N. A., & Anderson, J. R. (2006). Instructional representation in cognitive modeling. In D. Fum, F. Del Missier, & A. Stocco (Eds.), Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 367 - 368). (unknown / not applicable / onbekend / n.v.t.). Trieste, Italie: Edizioni Goliardiche.
Salvucci, D. D., Taatgen, N. A., & Kushleyeva, Y. (2006). Learning when to switch tasks in a dynamic multitasking environment. In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (unknown / not applicable / onbekend / n.v.t.). Trieste, Italie: Edizioni Goliardiche.
Taatgen, N. A., Lebiere, C., & Anderson, J. R. (2006). Modeling paradigms in ACT-R. In R. Sun (Ed.), Cognition and Multi-Agent Interaction: From Cognitive Modeling to Social Simulation Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2005

Anderson, J., Taatgen, NA., & Byrne, MD. (2005). Learning to achieve perfect, timesharing: Architectural implications of Hazeltine, Teague, and Ivry (2002). Journal of Experimental Psychology : Human Perception and Performance, 31(4), 749-761. https://doi.org/10.1037/0096-1523.31.4.749
Taatgen, N. (2005). Modeling parallelization and flexibility improvements in skill acquisition: From dual tasks to complex dynamic skills. Cognitive Science, 29(3), 421-455.
Mol, L., Taatgen, N., Verbrugge, R., & Hendriks, P. (2005). Reflective cognition as a secondary task. In B. G. Bara, L. Barsalou, & M. Bucciarelli (Eds.), Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1525-1530). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Mol, L., & Taatgen, N. A. (2005). Reflective Cognition as Secondary Task. In B. G. Bara, L. Barsalou, & M. Bucciarelli (Eds.), Proceedings of the 27th annual meeting of the cognitive science society, 21-23 July 2005, Stresa, Italy (pp. 1925 - 1930). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Taatgen, N. A., Anderson, J. R., Dicksion, D., & Van Rijn, D. H. (2005). Time Interval Estimation: Internal Clock or Attentional Mechanism? In B. G. Bara, L. Barsalou, & M. Bucciarelli (Eds.), Proceedings of the 27th annual meeting of the cognitive science society, 21-23 July 2005, Stresa, Italy Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Johnson, A., & Taatgen, N. A. (2005). User modeling. In R. W. Proctor, & L. V. Kim-Phuong (Eds.), Handbook of human factors in web design (pp. 424 - 438). Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

2004

Zondervan, K., Verbrugge, R., & Taatgen, NA. (2004). Modeling the ability to reason about oneself and others in educational contexts. In M. Lovett, C. Schunn, C. Lebiere, & P. Munro (Eds.), PROCEEDINGS OF THE SIXTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COGNITIVE MODELING (pp. 418-419). MAHWAH: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Taatgen, N., van Rijn, D., & Anderson, J. R. (2004). Time perception: Beyond simple interval estimation. In M. Lovett (Ed.), Proceedings of the sixth international conference on cognitive modeling: 6th ICCM 2004 : integrating models, July 30-August 1, 2004, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA (pp. 296-301). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

2003

Taatgen, N. A. (2003). Poppering the Newell Test. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 26(5), 621-622.
Taatgen, N. A., & Dijkstra, M. (2003). Constraints on Generalization: Why are past-tense irregularization errors so rare? In R. Alterman, & D. Kirsh (Eds.), Proceedings of the 25th annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society Mahwah (NJ): Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Taatgen, N., van Oploo, M., Braaksma, J., & Niemantsverdriet, J. (2003). How to construct a believable opponent using cognitive modeling in the game of set. In F. Detje, D. Dorner, & H. Schaub (Eds.), The logic of cognitive systems : Proceedings of the fifth international conference on cognitive modeling (pp. 201-206). Bamberg: Universitäts-Verlag Bamberg.
Taatgen, N. A. (2003). Learning rules and productions. In L. Nadel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science (pp. 822 - 830). London, New York and Tokyo: Nature Publishing Group.
Taatgen, N. A., & Lee, F. J. (2003). Production compilation: A simple mechanism to model complex skill acquisition. Human Factors, 45(1), 61-76.
Zondervan, K., & Taatgen, N. A. (2003). The determiners model: a cognitive model of macro development and U-shaped learning in a micro domain. In F. Detje, D. Dörner, & H. Schaub (Eds.), Proceedings of the 5th Intern. Conference on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 225 - 230). Bamberg: Bamberg University Press.

2002

Taatgen, NA., & Anderson, N. V. (2002). Why do children learn to say "Broke"? A model of learning the past tense without feedback. Cognition, 86(2), 123-155. [PII S0010-0277(02)00176-2].
Taatgen, N. A. (2002). A model of individual differences in skill acquisition in the Kanfer-Ackerman Air Traffic Control Task. Cognitive Systems Research, 1, 103 - 112. https://doi.org/10.1016/s1389-0417(01)00049-3
Taatgen, N. A., & Wallach, D. (2002). Whether skill acquisition is rule or instance based is determined by the structure of the task. Cognitive Science Quarterly, 2, 163 - 204.

2001

Taatgen, NA. (2001). Dispelling the magic: Towards memory without capacity. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24(1), 147-+.
Taatgen, NA. (2001). A model of individual differences in learning air traffic control. In EM. Altmann, A. Cleeremans, CD. Schunn, & WD. Gray (Eds.), ICCM - 2001: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2001 FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COGNITIVE MODELING (pp. 211-216). MAHWAH: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Taatgen, N. A. (2001). Dispelling the magic: towards a memory without capacity. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 1, 147 - 148. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0140525x01543927
Misker, J., Taatgen, NA., & Aasman, J. (2001). Validating a tool for simulating user interaction. In EM. Altmann, A. Cleeremans, CD. Schunn, & WD. Gray (Eds.), ICCM - 2001: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 2001 FOURTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COGNITIVE MODELING (pp. 163-168). MAHWAH: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

2000

Taatgen, N. A. (2000). Proceedings of the third international conference on cognitive modelling (ICCM-2000). Veenendaal: Universal Press.

1999

Taatgen, N. A. (1999). Implicit versus explicit: An ACT-R learning perspective. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 22(5), 785-786.
Taatgen, N. (1999). The atomic components of thought. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 3(2), 82 - 82.
Taatgen, N. A. (1999). A model of learning task-specific knowledge for a new task. In M. Hahn, & S. C. Stoness (Eds.), PROCEEDINGS OF THE TWENTY FIRST ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE COGNITIVE SCIENCE SOCIETY (pp. 730 - 735). MAHWAH: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Jongman, L., & Taatgen, N. (1999). An ACT-R model of individual differences in changes in adaptivity due to mental fatigue. In M. Hahn, & SC. Stoness (Eds.), PROCEEDINGS OF THE TWENTY FIRST ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE COGNITIVE SCIENCE SOCIETY (pp. 246-251). MAHWAH: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Taatgen, N. A. (1999). Cognitief modelleren. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor de Psychologie, 4, 167-177.
Taatgen, N. A. (1999). Expertsysteem strandt op leergedrag expert. Automatiseringsgids, 37.
Taatgen, N. A. (1999). Explicit learning in Act-R. In U. Schmid, J. Krems, & F. Wysotzky (Eds.), MIND MODELLING: A COGNITIVE SCIENCE APPROACH TO REASONING, LEARNING AND DISCOVERY (pp. 233 - 252). D-49525 LENGERICH: Pabst Science Publishers.
Taatgen, N. A. (1999). Learning without limits. Opleiding & Ontwikkeling, 12, 41.
Taatgen, N. A. (1999). Learning without limits: from problem solving towards a unified theory of learning. Groningen: s.n.

1998

Lebiere, C., Wallach, D., & Taatgen, N. A. (1998). Implicit and explicit learning in ACT-R. In F. E. Ritter, & R. M. Young (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second European Conference on Cognitive Modelling (pp. 183-189). Nottingham, UK: Nottingham University Press.

1997

Taatgen, N. A. (1997). A rational analysis of alternating search and reflection in problem solving. In M. G. Shafto, & P. Langley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 727-732). Hillsdale: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Taatgen, N. (1997). A rational analysis of alternating search and reflection strategies in problem solving. In MG. Shafto, & P. Langley (Eds.), PROCEEDINGS OF THE NINETEENTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE COGNITIVE SCIENCE SOCIETY (pp. 727-732). MAHWAH: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Taatgen, N. A. (1997). Architecturen voor Cognitie. In N. A. Taatgen, P. Hendriks, & T. C. Andringa (Eds.), Breinmakers en Breinbrekers: Inleiding Cognitiewetenschap (pp. 315 - 364). Addison-Wesley Longman.
Hendriks, P., Taatgen, N. A., & Andringa, T. (1997). Breinmakers & Breinbrekers: inleiding cognitiewetenschap. Amsterdam: Addison-Wesley Longman.
Taatgen, N. A. (1997). De Computer. In N. A. Taatgen, P. Hendriks, & T. C. Andringa (Eds.), Breinmakers en Breinbrekers: Inleiding Cognitiewetenschap (pp. 65 - 92). Addison-Wesley Longman.
Hendriks, P., & Taatgen, N. A. (1997). Een blik op de toekomst. In P. Hendriks, N. A. Taatgen, & T. C. Andringa (Eds.), Breinmakers en Breinbrekers: Inleiding Cognitiewetenschap (pp. 483 - 494). Addison-Wesley Longman.
Taatgen, N., & Hendriks, P. (1997). Inleiding. In P. Hendriks, N. A. Taatgen, & T. C. Andringa (Eds.), Breinmakers & Breinbrekers: Inleiding Cognitiewetenschap (pp. 1–26). Amsterdam: Addison-Wesley Longman.
Hendriks, P., de Jong, R., Lamers, M., Stowe, L., & Taatgen, N. A. (1997). Kennis en kennisopslag. In P. Hendriks, N. A. Taatgen, & T. C. Andringa (Eds.), Breinmakers & Breinbrekers: Inleiding cognitiewetenschap (pp. 147-210). Addison-Wesley Longman.
Taatgen, N. A., & Tjong Kim Sang, E. F. (1997). Leren. In N. A. Taatgen, P. Hendriks, & T. C. Andringa (Eds.), Breinmakers en Breinbrekers: Inleiding Cognitiewetenschap (pp. 239 - 314). Addison-Wesley Longman.
Taatgen, N. A., & Hendriks, P. (1997). Redeneren en Probleem oplossen. In P. Hendriks, N. A. Taatgen, & T. C. Andringa (Eds.), Breinmakers en Breinbrekers: Inleiding Cognitiewetenschap (pp. 211 - 238). Addison-Wesley Longman.

1996

Taatgen, N. A. (1996). A model of free-recall using the ACT-R architecture and the phonological loop. In H. J. van den Herik, & T. Weijters (Eds.), Proceedings of Benelearn-96 (pp. 169-178). Maastricht: Matrix, Universiteit Maastricht.
Taatgen, N. A. (1996). Learning and revising task-specific rules in ACT-R. In U. Schmid, J. Krems, & F. Wysotzky (Eds.), Proceedings of the First European Workshop on Cognitive Modeling (pp. 31-38). Berlin: Technische Universität Berlin, Fachbereit Informat.

1995

Taatgen, N. A. (1995). Ergonomische ellende: de boekenkast als metafoor bij het zoeken van informatie. Bibliotheek en Samenleving, 23, 13-15.
Taatgen, N. A. (1995). Roosteren: een lastig probleem. NVKI-nieuwsbrief, 12, 62-64.

1994

Taatgen, NA. (1994). The study of learning mechanisms in unified theories of cognition. In FJ. Maarse, AE. Akkerman, AN. Brand, LJM. Mulder, & MJ. vanderStelt (Eds.), COMPUTERS IN PSYCHOLOGY 5 (pp. 113-125). (COMPUTERS IN PSYCHOLOGY; Vol. 5). LISSE: Swets & Zeitlinger.
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