Rips, L. J. (2011). Lines of Thought: Central Concepts in Cognitive Psychology. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Adler, J. E., & Rips, L. J. (eds.) (2008). Reasoning: Studies of human inference and its foundations. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Tourangeau, R., Rips, L. J., & Rasinski, K. (2000). The psychology of survey response. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Sloman, S. A., & Rips, L. J. (eds.) (1998). Similarity and symbols in human thought. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Rips, L. J. (1994). The psychology of proof: Deduction in human thinking. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.


Recent Articles and Chapters

Rips, L. J., & Hespos, S. J. (2015). Divisions of the physical world: Concepts of objects and substances. Psychological Bulletin, 141, 786-811.

Rips, L. J. (in press). Beliefs about the nature of numbers. In E. Davis & P. Davis (Eds.), Mathematics, Substance and Surmise. Berlin: Springer.

Dink, J. W., & Rips, L. J. (in press). Folk teleology and its implications. In D. Rose (Ed.), Experimental metaphysics. London: Bloomsbury Press.

Cariani, F., & Rips, L. J. (in press). Conditionals, context, and the suppression effect. Cognitive Science.

Hespos, S. J., Ferry, A. L., Anderson, E. M., Hollenbeck, E. N., & Rips, L. J. (in press). Five-month-old infants have general knowledge of how nonsolid substances behave and interact. Psychological Science.

Leonard, N., & Rips, L. J. (2015). Identifying and counting objects: The role of sortal concepts. Cognition, 145, 89-103.

Johnson, S. G. B., & Rips, L. J. (2015). Do the right thing: The assumption of optimality in lay decision theory and causal judgment. Cognitive Psychology, 77, 42-76.

Sagi, E., & Rips, L. J. (2014). Identity, causality, and pronoun ambiguity. Topics in Cognitive Science, 6, 663-680.

Rips, L. J., & Thompson, S. (2014). Possible number systems. Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience,  14, 3-23.

Rips, L. J. (2013). How many is a zillion? Sources of number distortion. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 39, 1257-1264.

Rips, L. J., & Edwards, B. J. (2013). Inference and explanation in counterfactual reasoning. Cognitive Science, 37, 1107-1135.

Rips, L. J., Asmuth, J., & Bloomfield, A. (2013). Can statistical learning bootstrap the integers? Response to Piantadosi, Tenenbaum, & Goodman. Cognition, 128, 320-330.

Hespos, S. J., Dora, B., Rips, L. J., & Christie, S. (2012). Infants make quantity discriminations for substances. Child Development, 83, 554-567.

Rips, L. J. (2011). Split identity: Intransitive judgments of the identity of objects. Cognition, 119. 356-373.

Rips, L. J. (2011). Causation from perception. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 6, 77-97.

Bartels, D. M., & Rips, L. J. (2010). Psychological connectedness and intertemporal choice. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 139, 49-69.

Rips, L. J. (2010). Two causal theories of counterfactual conditionals. Cognitive Science, 34, 175-221.

Hespos, S. J., Ferry, A. L., & Rips, L. J. (2009). Five-month-old infants have different expectations for solids and liquids. Psychological Science, 20, 603-611.

Rips, L. J., Bloomfield, A., & Asmuth, J. (2008). From numerical concepts to concepts of number. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31, 623-687.

Rips, L. J. (2008). Causal thinking. In J. E. Adler & L. J. Rips (Eds.), Reasoning: Studies of Human Inference and Its Foundation. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Rips, L. J., Asmuth, J., & Bloomfield, A. (2008). Do children learn the integers by induction? Cognition, 106, 940-951.

Blok, S. V., Newman, G. E., & Rips, L. J. (2007). Out of sorts? Remedies for theories of object concepts: A reply to Rhemtulla and Xu. Psychological Review, 114, 1096-1102.

Rips, L. J., & Asmuth, J. (2007). Mathematical induction and induction in mathematics. In A. Feeney & E. Heit (Eds.), Induction (pp. 248-268). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Rips, L. J., Asmuth, J., & Bloomfield, A. (2006). Giving the boot to the bootstrap: How not to learn the natural numbers. Cognition, 101, B51-B60.

Rips, L. J., Blok, S., & Newman, G. (2006). Tracing the identity of objects. Psychological Review, 113, 1-30.

Blok, S., Newman, G., & Rips, L. J. (2005). Individuals and their concepts. In W-k. Ahn, R. L. Goldstone, B. C. Love, A. B. Markman, & P. Wolff (Eds.), Categorization inside and outside the lab (pp. 127-149). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Rips, L. J., Conrad, F. G., & Fricker, S. S. (2003). Straightening the seam effect in panel surveys. Public Opinion Quarterly, 67, 522-554.

Rips, L. J. (2002). Circular reasoning. Cognitive Science, 26, 767-795.

Rips, L. J. (2001). Necessity and natural categories. Psychological Bulletin, 127, 827-852.

Rips, L. J. (2001). Two kinds of reasoning. Psychological Science, 12, 129-134.

Brem, S. K., & Rips, L. J. (2000). Evidence and explanation in informal argument. Cognitive Science, 24, 573-604.

Rips, L. J. (2000). The cognitive nature of instantiation. Journal of Memory and Language, 43, 20-43.