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David C. Gooding

David C. Gooding


After a long period of illness, Professor David Gooding died of cancer on December 13, 2009. Social Psychology Network is maintaining this profile for visitors who wish to learn more about Professor Gooding's work.

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David Gooding is Director of the Science Studies Centre of the University of Bath and Director of Studies of the MSc in Science, Culture and Communication. During 2002-2003 he held a Leverhulme Research Fellowship for research on visualization in the sciences and from 1991-1993 he was a Medical Research Council Research Fellow for a project on Simulating Natural Intelligence. His main research interests are visualization and visual inference, science communication, agent-based simulation of scientific discovery, and the history of experiment in the sciences.

Primary Interests:

  • Communication, Language
  • Interpersonal Processes
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Social Cognition

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Courses Taught:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cultures of Belief
  • Measurement and Meaning
  • Public Knowledge
  • Seeing Socially: Simulating Communication and Inference about Experience

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