Fei Xu - Publications

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 
Cognitive development, language acquisition

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2020 Foushee R, Srinivasan M, Xu F. Self-directed learning by preschoolers in a naturalistic overhearing context. Cognition. 206: 104415. PMID 33075567 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2020.104415  0.493
2019 Hoemann K, Wu R, LoBue V, Oakes LM, Xu F, Barrett LF. Developing an Understanding of Emotion Categories: Lessons from Objects. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. PMID 31787499 DOI: 10.1016/J.Tics.2019.10.010  0.398
2019 Ruggeri A, Xu F, Lombrozo T. Effects of explanation on children's question asking. Cognition. 191: 103966. PMID 31271949 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2019.05.003  0.649
2019 Denison S, Xu F. Infant Statisticians: The Origins of Reasoning Under Uncertainty. Perspectives On Psychological Science : a Journal of the Association For Psychological Science. 1745691619847201. PMID 31185184 DOI: 10.1177/1745691619847201  0.707
2019 Xu F. Towards a rational constructivist theory of cognitive development. Psychological Review. PMID 31180701 DOI: 10.1037/rev0000153  0.363
2019 Ruggeri A, Markant DB, Gureckis TM, Bretzke M, Xu F. Memory enhancements from active control of learning emerge across development. Cognition. 186: 82-94. PMID 30769196 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2019.01.010  0.664
2019 O'Grady S, Xu F. The Development of Nonsymbolic Probability Judgments in Children. Child Development. PMID 30737769 DOI: 10.1111/cdev.13222  0.306
2018 Sim ZL, Xu F. Another Look at Looking Time: Surprise as Rational Statistical Inference. Topics in Cognitive Science. PMID 30411516 DOI: 10.1111/tops.12393  0.413
2018 Yu Y, Shafto P, Bonawitz E, Yang SC, Golinkoff RM, Corriveau KH, Hirsh-Pasek K, Xu F. The Theoretical and Methodological Opportunities Afforded by Guided Play With Young Children. Frontiers in Psychology. 9: 1152. PMID 30065679 DOI: 10.3389/Fpsyg.2018.01152  0.372
2018 Ruggeri A, Vagharchakian L, Xu F. Icon arrays help younger children's proportional reasoning. The British Journal of Developmental Psychology. PMID 29357112 DOI: 10.1111/bjdp.12233  0.307
2017 Sim ZL, Xu F. Infants preferentially approach and explore the unexpected. The British Journal of Developmental Psychology. PMID 28792602 DOI: 10.1111/bjdp.12198  0.46
2017 Ruggeri A, Sim ZL, Xu F. "Why Is Toma Late to School Again?" Preschoolers Identify the Most Informative Questions. Developmental Psychology. PMID 28661162 DOI: 10.1037/dev0000340  0.315
2017 Sim ZL, Xu F. Learning higher-order generalizations through free play: Evidence from 2- and 3-year-old children. Developmental Psychology. 53: 642-651. PMID 28333526 DOI: 10.1037/dev0000278  0.351
2016 Ruggeri A, Lombrozo T, Griffiths TL, Xu F. Sources of developmental change in the efficiency of information search. Developmental Psychology. 52: 2159-2173. PMID 27893251 DOI: 10.1037/Dev0000240  0.639
2016 Markant DB, Ruggeri A, Gureckis TM, Xu F. Enhanced Memory as a Common Effect of Active Learning Mind, Brain, and Education. 10: 142-152. DOI: 10.1111/MBE.12117  0.651
2016 Wellman HM, Kushnir T, Xu F, Brink KA. Infants Use Statistical Sampling to Understand the Psychological World Infancy. 21: 668-676. DOI: 10.1111/Infa.12131  0.443
2015 Shi X, Yu W, Xu F, Zhang Q, Hu J, Wang W. PBCDD/F formation from radical/radical cross-condensation of 2-Chlorophenoxy with 2-Bromophenoxy, 2,4-Dichlorophenoxy with 2,4-Dibromophenoxy, and 2,4,6-Trichlorophenoxy with 2,4,6-Tribromophenoxy. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 295: 104-11. PMID 25897691 DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2015.04.007  0.306
2015 Diesendruck G, Salzer S, Kushnir T, Xu F. When Choices Are Not Personal: The Effect of Statistical and Social Cues on Children's Inferences About the Scope of Preferences Journal of Cognition and Development. 16: 370-380. DOI: 10.1080/15248372.2013.848870  0.323
2015 Hu J, Lucas CG, Griffiths TL, Xu F. Preschoolers' understanding of graded preferences Cognitive Development. 36: 93-102. DOI: 10.1016/J.Cogdev.2015.09.012  0.341
2014 Denison S, Trikutam P, Xu F. Probability versus representativeness in infancy: can infants use naïve physics to adjust population base rates in probabilistic inference? Developmental Psychology. 50: 2009-19. PMID 24932724 DOI: 10.1037/A0037158  0.724
2014 Zhang Q, Gao R, Xu F, Zhou Q, Jiang G, Wang T, Chen J, Hu J, Jiang W, Wang W. Role of water molecule in the gas-phase formation process of nitrated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the atmosphere: a computational study. Environmental Science & Technology. 48: 5051-7. PMID 24689775 DOI: 10.1021/Es500453G  0.306
2014 Lucas CG, Griffiths TL, Xu F, Fawcett C, Gopnik A, Kushnir T, Markson L, Hu J. The child as econometrician: a rational model of preference understanding in children. Plos One. 9: e92160. PMID 24667309 DOI: 10.1371/Journal.Pone.0092160  0.639
2014 Denison S, Xu F. The origins of probabilistic inference in human infants. Cognition. 130: 335-47. PMID 24384147 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2013.12.001  0.727
2014 Rhemtulla M, Xu F. Postscript: sortal concepts are fundamental for tracing identity. Psychological Review. 114: 1095. PMID 17907875 DOI: 10.1037/0033-295X.114.4.1095  0.396
2014 Rhemtulla M, Xu F. Sortal concepts and causal continuity: comment of Rips, Blok, and Newman (2006). Psychological Review. 114: 1087-94. PMID 17907874 DOI: 10.1037/0033-295X.114.4.1087  0.332
2013 Yu W, Li P, Xu F, Hu J, Zhang Q, Wang W. Quantum chemical and direct dynamic study on homogeneous gas-phase formation of PBDD/Fs from 2,4,5-tribromophenol and 3,4-dibromophenol. Chemosphere. 93: 512-20. PMID 23830886 DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.06.024  0.334
2013 Gao R, Xu F, Li S, Hu J, Zhang Q, Wang W. Formation of bromophenoxy radicals from complete series reactions of bromophenols with H and OH radicals. Chemosphere. 92: 382-90. PMID 23402922 DOI: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.01.032  0.321
2013 Ma L, Xu F. Preverbal infants infer intentional agents from the perception of regularity. Developmental Psychology. 49: 1330-7. PMID 22889398 DOI: 10.1037/A0029620  0.439
2013 Denison S, Reed C, Xu F. The emergence of probabilistic reasoning in very young infants: evidence from 4.5- and 6-month-olds. Developmental Psychology. 49: 243-9. PMID 22545837 DOI: 10.1037/A0028278  0.713
2013 Xu F, Kushnir T. Infants Are Rational Constructivist Learners Current Directions in Psychological Science. 22: 28-32. DOI: 10.1177/0963721412469396  0.447
2012 Denison S, Xu F. Probabilistic inference in human infants. Advances in Child Development and Behavior. 43: 27-58. PMID 23205407 DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-397919-3.00002-2  0.736
2012 Karmiloff-Smith A, D'Souza D, Dekker TM, Van Herwegen J, Xu F, Rodic M, Ansari D. Genetic and environmental vulnerabilities in children with neurodevelopmental disorders. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109: 17261-5. PMID 23045661 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1121087109  0.511
2011 Ma L, Xu F. Young children's use of statistical sampling evidence to infer the subjectivity of preferences. Cognition. 120: 403-11. PMID 21353215 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2011.02.003  0.36
2011 Yu W, Hu J, Xu F, Sun X, Gao R, Zhang Q, Wang W. Mechanism and direct kinetics study on the homogeneous gas-phase formation of PBDD/Fs from 2-BP, 2,4-DBP, and 2,4,6-TBP as precursors. Environmental Science & Technology. 45: 1917-25. PMID 21309600 DOI: 10.1021/es103536t  0.333
2010 Denison S, Xu F. Integrating physical constraints in statistical inference by 11-month-old infants. Cognitive Science. 34: 885-908. PMID 21564238 DOI: 10.1111/J.1551-6709.2010.01111.X  0.727
2010 Dewar KM, Xu F. Induction, overhypothesis, and the origin of abstract knowledge. Evidence from 9-month-old infants. Psychological Science. 21: 1871-7. PMID 21078899 DOI: 10.1177/0956797610388810  0.478
2010 Denison S, Xu F. Twelve- to 14-month-old infants can predict single-event probability with large set sizes. Developmental Science. 13: 798-803. PMID 20712746 DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-7687.2009.00943.X  0.714
2010 Kushnir T, Xu F, Wellman HM. Young children use statistical sampling to infer the preferences of other people. Psychological Science. 21: 1134-40. PMID 20622142 DOI: 10.1177/0956797610376652  0.424
2009 Xu F, Denison S. Statistical inference and sensitivity to sampling in 11-month-old infants. Cognition. 112: 97-104. PMID 19435629 DOI: 10.1016/J.Cognition.2009.04.006  0.723
2009 Dewar K, Xu F. Do early nouns refer to kinds or distinct shapes? Evidence from 10-month-old infants. Psychological Science. 20: 252-7. PMID 19175526 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2009.02278.x  0.427
2008 Hall DG, Corrigall K, Rhemtulla M, Donegan E, Xu F. Infants' use of lexical-category-to-meaning links in object individuation. Child Development. 79: 1432-43. PMID 18826534 DOI: 10.1111/J.1467-8624.2008.01197.X  0.433
2008 Van Herwegen J, Ansari D, Xu F, Karmiloff-Smith A. Small and large number processing in infants and toddlers with Williams syndrome. Developmental Science. 11: 637-43. PMID 18801117 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2008.00711.x  0.617
2008 Xu F, Garcia V. Intuitive statistics by 8-month-old infants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105: 5012-5. PMID 18378901 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0704450105  0.456
2007 Dewar K, Xu F. Do 9-month-old infants expect distinct words to refer to kinds? Developmental Psychology. 43: 1227-38. PMID 17723047 DOI: 10.1037/0012-1649.43.5.1227  0.446
2007 Xu F, Tenenbaum JB. Sensitivity to sampling in Bayesian word learning. Developmental Science. 10: 288-97. PMID 17444970 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2007.00590.x  0.343
2007 Xu F, Arriaga RI. Number discrimination in 10-month-old infants British Journal of Development Psychology. 25: 103-108. DOI: 10.1348/026151005X90704  0.41
2007 Van Herwegen J, Ansari D, Xu F, Karmiloff-Smith A. Can developmental disorders provide evidence for two systems of number computation in humans? 2007 Ieee 6th International Conference On Development and Learning, Icdl. 43-47. DOI: 10.1109/DEVLRN.2007.4354023  0.422
2005 Xu F, Cote M, Baker A. Labeling guides object individuation in 12-month-old infants. Psychological Science. 16: 372-7. PMID 15869696 DOI: 10.1111/j.0956-7976.2005.01543.x  0.447
2005 Xu F, Spelke ES, Goddard S. Number sense in human infants. Developmental Science. 8: 88-101. PMID 15647069 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2005.00395.x  0.439
2005 Xu F, Baker A. Object Individuation in 10-Month-Old Infants Using a Simplified Manual Search Method Journal of Cognition and Development. 6: 307-323. DOI: 10.1207/s15327647jcd0603_1  0.441
2004 Xu F, Carey S, Quint N. The emergence of kind-based object individuation in infancy. Cognitive Psychology. 49: 155-90. PMID 15304370 DOI: 10.1016/j.cogpsych.2004.01.001  0.595
2003 Xu F. Numerosity discrimination in infants: Evidence for two systems of representations Cognition. 89. PMID 12893126 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-0277(03)00050-7  0.408
2002 Xu F. The role of language in acquiring object kind concepts in infancy Cognition. 85: 223-250. PMID 12169410 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-0277(02)00109-9  0.355
2002 Xu F. Language and conceptual development: Words as essence placeholders Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 25: 704-705. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X02540127  0.317
2001 Xu F, Tenenbaum JB. Rational statistical inference: A critical component for word learning. The Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 24: 1123-1124. PMID 18241416 DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X01430135  0.32
2001 Carey S, Xu F. Infants' knowledge of objects: beyond object files and object tracking. Cognition. 80: 179-213. PMID 11245844 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-0277(00)00154-2  0.553
2000 Xu F, Carey S. The emergence of kind concepts: a rejoinder to Needham and Baillargeon (2000). Cognition. 74: 285-301. PMID 10640573 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-0277(99)00076-1  0.43
2000 Xu F, Spelke ES. Large number discrimination in 6-month-old infants. Cognition. 74: B1-B11. PMID 10594312 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-0277(99)00066-9  0.449
1999 Xu F. Object individuation and object identity in infancy: The role of spatiotemporal information, object property information, and language Acta Psychologica. 102: 113-136. PMID 10504878 DOI: 10.1016/S0001-6918(99)00029-3  0.421
1999 Xu F, Carey S, Welch J. Infants' ability to use object kind information for object individuation. Cognition. 70: 137-66. PMID 10349761 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-0277(99)00007-4  0.609
1998 Leslie AM, Xu F, Tremoulet PD, Scholl BJ. Indexing and the object concept: developing `what' and `where' systems. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 2: 10-8. PMID 21244957 DOI: 10.1016/S1364-6613(97)01113-3  0.381
1998 Xu F, Spelke E. Large number discrimination in 6-month-old infants: Evidence for the accumulator model Infant Behavior and Development. 21: 770. DOI: 10.1016/S0163-6383(98)91983-X  0.426
1998 Xu F. Labeling may help infants construct kind concepts Infant Behavior and Development. 21: 769. DOI: 10.1016/S0163-6383(98)91982-8  0.408
1997 Xu F. From Lot's Wife to a Pillar of Salt: Evidence that Physical Object is a Sortal Concept Mind & Language. 12: 365-392. DOI: 10.1111/J.1468-0017.1997.Tb00078.X  0.448
1996 Xu F, Carey S. Infants' metaphysics: the case of numerical identity. Cognitive Psychology. 30: 111-53. PMID 8635312 DOI: 10.1006/cogp.1996.0005  0.607
1996 Xu F, Carey S, Raphaelidis K, Ginzbursky A. Twelve-month-old infants represent sortal concepts more specific than object: Further evidence from reaching Infant Behavior and Development. 19: 832. DOI: 10.1016/S0163-6383(96)90886-3  0.612
1996 Sorrentino CM, Xu F, Carey S. Do 10-month-old infants individuate objects on the basis of the person/inanimate distinction? Infant Behavior and Development. 19: 753. DOI: 10.1016/S0163-6383(96)90807-3  0.591
1996 Arriaga RI, Xu F, Carey S. Pragmatically natural assessment of early noun comprehension Infant Behavior and Development. 19: 307. DOI: 10.1016/S0163-6383(96)90361-6  0.364
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