John E. Opfer - Publications

Psychology Ohio State University, Columbus, Columbus, OH 
concepts, learning, higher-level cognition

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Year Citation  Score
2020 Kim D, Opfer JE. Compression is evident in children's unbounded and bounded numerical estimation: Reply to Cohen and Ray (2020). Developmental Psychology. 56: 853-860. PMID 32134299 DOI: 10.1037/dev0000886  1
2020 Wang K, Banich MT, Reineberg AE, Leopold DR, Willcutt EG, Cutting LE, Del Tufo SN, Thompson LA, Opfer J, Kanayet FJ, Lu ZL, Petrill SA. Left posterior prefrontal regions support domain-general executive processes needed for both reading and math. Journal of Neuropsychology. PMID 32034941 DOI: 10.1111/jnp.12201  0.4
2019 Wang K, Leopold DR, Banich MT, Reineberg AE, Willcutt EG, Cutting LE, Del Tufo SN, Thompson LA, Opfer J, Kanayet FJ, Lu ZL, Petrill SA. Characterizing and decomposing the neural correlates of individual differences in reading ability among adolescents with task-based fMRI. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. 37: 100647. PMID 31059925 DOI: 10.1016/j.dcn.2019.100647  0.4
2019 Opfer J, Kim D, Young CJ, Marciani F. Linear Spatial-Numeric Associations Aid Memory for Single Numbers. Frontiers in Psychology. 10: 146. PMID 30778318 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00146  1
2018 Kim D, Opfer JE. Dynamics and development in number-to-space mapping. Cognitive Psychology. 107: 44-66. PMID 30439563 DOI: 10.1016/j.cogpsych.2018.10.001  1
2017 Kim D, Opfer JE. A Unified Framework for Bounded and Unbounded Numerical Estimation. Developmental Psychology. PMID 28447817 DOI: 10.1037/dev0000305  1
2016 Thompson CA, Opfer JE. Learning Linear Spatial-Numeric Associations Improves Accuracy of Memory for Numbers. Frontiers in Psychology. 7: 24. PMID 26834688 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00024  1
2016 Opfer JE, Thompson CA, Kim D. Free versus anchored numerical estimation: A unified approach. Cognition. 149: 11-17. PMID 26774104 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2015.11.015  1
2015 Federer MR, Nehm RH, Opfer JE, Pearl D. Using a constructed-response instrument to explore the effects of item position and item features on the assessment of students’ written scientific explanations Research in Science Education. 45: 527-553. DOI: 10.1007/s11165-014-9435-9  1
2014 McCrink K, Opfer JE. Development of Spatial-Numerical Associations. Current Directions in Psychological Science. 23: 439-445. PMID 26166955 DOI: 10.1177/0963721414549751  1
2014 Kanayet FJ, Opfer JE, Cunningham WA. The value of numbers in economic rewards. Psychological Science. 25: 1534-45. PMID 24958687 DOI: 10.1177/0956797614533969  1
2014 Thompson CA, Opfer JE. Affective constraints on acquisition of musical concepts: Children's and adults' development of the major-minor distinction Psychology of Music. 42: 3-28. DOI: 10.1177/0305735612453365  1
2012 Opfer JE, Martens MA. Learning without representational change: development of numerical estimation in individuals with Williams syndrome. Developmental Science. 15: 863-75. PMID 23106740 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2012.01187.x  1
2012 Ratcliff R, Love J, Thompson CA, Opfer JE. Children are not like older adults: a diffusion model analysis of developmental changes in speeded responses. Child Development. 83: 367-81. PMID 22188547 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2011.01683.x  1
2012 Nehm RH, Beggrow EP, Opfer JE, Ha M. Reasoning about natural selection: Diagnosing contextual competency using the ACORNS instrument American Biology Teacher. 74: 92-98. DOI: 10.1525/abt.2012.74.2.6  1
2012 Opfer JE, Siegler RS. Development of Quantitative Thinking The Oxford Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199734689.013.0030  1
2012 Opfer JE, Nehm RH, Ha M. Cognitive foundations for science assessment design: Knowing what students know about evolution Journal of Research in Science Teaching. 49: 744-777. DOI: 10.1002/tea.21028  1
2011 Opfer JE, Siegler RS, Young CJ. The powers of noise-fitting: reply to Barth and Paladino. Developmental Science. 14: 1194-204; discussion. PMID 21884334 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2011.01070.x  1
2011 Opfer JE, Furlong EE. How numbers bias preschoolers' spatial search Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology. 42: 682-695. DOI: 10.1177/0022022111406098  1
2011 Young CJ, Opfer JE. Psychophysics of numerical representation: A unified approach to single- and multi-digit magnitude estimation Zeitschrift Fur Psychologie / Journal of Psychology. 219: 58-63. DOI: 10.1027/2151-2604/a000047  1
2011 Opfer JE, Sloutsky V. On the design and function of rational arguments Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 34: 85-86. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X10002943  1
2010 Thompson CA, Opfer JE. How 15 hundred is like 15 cherries: effect of progressive alignment on representational changes in numerical cognition. Child Development. 81: 1768-86. PMID 21077863 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2010.01509.x  1
2010 Opfer JE, Thompson CA, Furlong EE. Early development of spatial-numeric associations: evidence from spatial and quantitative performance of preschoolers. Developmental Science. 13: 761-71. PMID 20712742 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2009.00934.x  1
2010 Opfer JE, Gelman SA. Development of the Animate-Inanimate Distinction The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Cognitive Development, Second Edition. 213-238. DOI: 10.1002/9781444325485.ch8  1
2009 Bulloch MJ, Opfer JE. What makes relational reasoning smart? Revisiting the perceptual-to-relational shift in the development of generalization. Developmental Science. 12: 114-22. PMID 19120419 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2008.00738.x  1
2009 Furlong EE, Opfer JE. Cognitive constraints on how economic rewards affect cooperation. Psychological Science. 20: 11-6. PMID 19037906 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2008.02244.x  1
2009 Siegler RS, Thompson CA, Opfer JE. The logarithmic-to-linear shift: One learning sequence, many tasks, many time scales Mind, Brain, and Education. 3: 143-150. DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-228X.2009.01064.x  1
2008 Opfer JE, Devries JM. Representational change and magnitude estimation: why young children can make more accurate salary comparisons than adults. Cognition. 108: 843-9. PMID 18573491 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2008.05.003  1
2008 Opfer JE, Thompson CA. The trouble with transfer: insights from microgenetic changes in the representation of numerical magnitude. Child Development. 79: 788-804. PMID 18489428 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2008.01158.x  1
2008 Thompson CA, Opfer JE. Costs and benefits of representational change: effects of context on age and sex differences in symbolic magnitude estimation. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 101: 20-51. PMID 18381214 DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2008.02.003  1
2008 Opfer JE, Doumasb LAA. Analogy and conceptual change in childhood Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 31: 723. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X08005992  1
2007 Opfer JE, Siegler RS. Representational change and children's numerical estimation. Cognitive Psychology. 55: 169-95. PMID 17462620 DOI: 10.1016/j.cogpsych.2006.09.002  1
2007 Opfer JE, Bulloch MJ. Causal relations drive young children's induction, naming, and categorization. Cognition. 105: 206-17. PMID 17045580 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2006.08.006  1
2004 Opfer JE, Siegler RS. Revisiting preschoolers' living things concept: a microgenetic analysis of conceptual change in basic biology. Cognitive Psychology. 49: 301-32. PMID 15342257 DOI: 10.1016/j.cogpsych.2004.01.002  1
2003 Siegler RS, Opfer JE. The development of numerical estimation: evidence for multiple representations of numerical quantity. Psychological Science. 14: 237-43. PMID 12741747 DOI: 10.1111/1467-9280.02438  1
2002 Opfer JE. Identifying living and sentient kinds from dynamic information: the case of goal-directed versus aimless autonomous movement in conceptual change. Cognition. 86: 97-122. PMID 12435533 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-0277(02)00171-3  1
2001 Opfer JE, Gelman SA. Children's and adults' models for predicting teleological action: the development of a biology-based model. Child Development. 72: 1367-81. PMID 11699675  1
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