Odjel za psihologiju

Prof. dr. sc. Pavle Valerjev

Full Professor - Department of Psychology, University of Zadar

Head of the Laboratory for Experimental Psychology

e-mail: valerjev@unizd.hr
phone: +385-23-200-568

Department of Psychology
University of Zadar
Obala kralja Petra Krešimira IV 2
23000 Zadar

Education and Research Interests

2007 Ph.D. in psychology University of Zagreb
1998 BA/MA in psychology University of Zagreb

Additional education:
2010 Interdisciplinary Summer School in Computational Linguistics, Cognitive and Information Science
2003 Mind and Brain 2
2000 7th International Summer School in Cognitive Science
1998 5th International Summer School in Cognitive Science

Research interests:
Reasoning, thinking, problem solving, meta-reasoning, decision making, perceptual illusions

Collaboration on scientific projects:

2019 – today Metacognitive processes in learning and reasoning. University of Rijeka.
2014 – 2018 Cognitive and Neurodynamic Aspects of Perception, Learning and Thinking. University of Rijeka
2014 – 2017 Metacognition in categorical learning, thinking and comprehension. Croatian Science Foundation
2009 – 2013 Modeling of Cognitive and Neural Systems. Croatian Science Foundation
2007 – 2012 Neuronal Modeling and Behavioral Testing of Visual Perception and Cognition. Ministry of Science, Education and Sport. Croatia
2007 – 2010 Understanding the Role of Dendrites in Cortical Information Processing. Bial Foundation, Portugal
2002 – 2006 Some Psychophysical and Behavioral Reactions to Stress. Ministry of Science, Education and Sport. Croatia


Association for Psychological Science
Cognitive Science Society

Current teaching courses:
Sensation and Psychophysics
Perception and Attention
Thinking and Language
Cognitive Neuroscience
Introduction to Cognitive Science
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Book editing

Šimić, N., Valerjev, P., & Nikolić Ivanišević, M. (Eds.) (2020). Mozak i um: od električnih potencijala do svjesnog bića. Sveučilište u Zadru. FULL TEXT

Selected papers

Matić, A., Valerjev, P., ˛Gomez-Marin, A. (2021). Hierarchical Control of Visually-Guided Movements in a 3D-Printed Robot Arm. Frontiers in Neurorobotics (1662-5218) 15, 1-18. doi: 10.3389/fnbot.2021.755723 FULL TEXT

Rapan, K., & Valerjev, P. (2021). Is Automation of Statistical Reasoning a Suitable Mindware in a Base-Rate Neglect Task? Psihologijske teme, 30 (3), 447-466 doi:10.31820/pt.30.3.3 FULL TEXT

Dujmović, M., Valerjev, P., & Bajšanski, I. (2020). The role of representativeness in reasoning and metacognitive processes: an in-depth analysis of the Linda problem. Thinking & Reasoning, 27 (2), 161-186. https://doi.org/10.1080/13546783.2020.1746692

Valerjev, P., & Dujmović, M., (2019). Performance and metacognition in scientific reasoning: The covariation detection task. Psychological Topics, 28(1), 93-113. doi:10.31820/pt.28.1.5 FULL TEXT

Bajšanski, I., Žauhar, V., & Valerjev, P. (2019). Confidence judgments in syllogistic reasoning: the role of consistency and response cardinality. Thinking & Reasoning, 25(1), 14-47 doi: 10.1080/13546783.2018.1464506 FULL TEXT

Sudić, M., Valerjev, P., & Ćirić, J. (2019). Deontic Moral Reasoning Task: Is Moral Reasoning Special? Psychological Topics, 28(3), 483-506. doi:https://.org/10.31820/pt.28.3.2 FULL TEXT 

Dujmović, M., & Valerjev, P. (2018). The influence of conflict monitoring on meta-reasoning and response times in a base rate task. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 71(12), 2548-2561. doi:10.1177/1747021817746924. FULL TEXT (AUTHOR VERSION)

Valerjev, P., & Dujmović, M. (2017). Instruction type and believability influence on metareasoning in a base rate task. In: G. Gunzelmann, A. Howes, T. Tenbrink, E. Davelaar (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 3429-3434.).  Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. FULL TEXT