Rodolfo Perez

Rodolfo Perez
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston · School of Public Health

Bachelor of Science

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Introduction
Rodolfo Perez currently works at the School of Public Health, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
Additional affiliations
April 2017 - April 2017
University of Texas at Dallas
Position
  • Research Assistant
January 2016 - May 2016
The University of Texas at Dallas
Position
  • Teaching Intern
August 2014 - present
University of Texas at Dallas
Position
  • Research Assistant

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Publications (3)
Article
Relational thinking involves comparing abstract relationships between mental representations that vary in complexity; however, this complexity is rarely made explicit during everyday comparisons. This study explored how people naturally navigate relational complexity and interference using a novel relational match-to-sample (RMTS) task with both mi...
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Performing relational comparisons is considered among the most intelligent cognitive capacities. Animal studies have demonstrated that chimpanzees and crows are capable of relational reasoning with second-order relationships (e.g., analogies); however, it has been hypothesized that only humans are capable of reasoning with third-order relationships...
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Our ability to integrate increasingly complex relationships underlies human reasoning (Holyoak & Thagard, 1995), relies on the prefrontal cortex (e.g., Christoff et al., 2001; Waltz et al., 1999), and correlates with intelligence (Marshalek, Lohman, & Snow, 1983). Kroger, Holyoak, and Hummel (2004) demonstrated that comparing increasingly complex r...

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Project
The goal of this project is to understand how humans reason with increasingly complex relational structures.