Frank C. Keil - Publications

Yale University, New Haven, CT 

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2020 Sheskin M, Scott K, Mills CM, Bergelson E, Bonawitz E, Spelke ES, Fei-Fei L, Keil FC, Gweon H, Tenenbaum JB, Jara-Ettinger J, Adolph KE, Rhodes M, Frank MC, Mehr SA, et al. Online Developmental Science to Foster Innovation, Access, and Impact. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. PMID 32624386 DOI: 10.1016/j.tics.2020.06.004  0.96
2019 Johnson SGB, Merchant T, Keil FC. Belief digitization: Do we treat uncertainty as probabilities or as bits? Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. PMID 31789573 DOI: 10.1037/xge0000720  0.48
2019 Johnson SGB, Valenti JJ, Keil FC. Simplicity and complexity preferences in causal explanation: An opponent heuristic account. Cognitive Psychology. 113: 101222. PMID 31200208 DOI: 10.1016/j.cogpsych.2019.05.004  0.48
2019 Lockhart KL, Chuey A, Kerr S, Keil FC. The Privileged Status of Knowing Mechanistic Information: An Early Epistemic Bias. Child Development. PMID 31106424 DOI: 10.1111/cdev.13246  0.72
2019 Noles NS, Keil FC. Exploring the first possessor bias in children. Plos One. 14: e0209422. PMID 30653536 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209422  1
2018 Fisher M, Keil FC. The Binary Bias: A Systematic Distortion in the Integration of Information. Psychological Science. 956797618792256. PMID 30285536 DOI: 10.1177/0956797618792256  0.32
2018 Lockhart KL, Keil FC. V. REASONING ABOUT SIDE EFFECTS: INFLUENCES OF TEMPORAL AND SPATIAL EXPECTATIONS. Monographs of the Society For Research in Child Development. 83: 100-122. PMID 29668059 DOI: 10.1111/mono.12365  0.72
2018 Lockhart KL, Keil FC. I. INTRODUCTION: UNDERSTANDING MEDICINES AND MEDICAL INTERVENTIONS. Monographs of the Society For Research in Child Development. 83: 7-32. PMID 29668058 DOI: 10.1111/mono.12361  0.72
2018 Lockhart KL, Keil FC. VI. TREATMENTS AND TRADEOFFS. Monographs of the Society For Research in Child Development. 83: 123-139. PMID 29668057 DOI: 10.1111/mono.12366  0.72
2018 Lockhart KL, Keil FC. II. THE PROPER REALMS OF MEDICINES AND THEIR ALTERNATIVES: WHAT COUNT AS CURES? Monographs of the Society For Research in Child Development. 83: 33-62. PMID 29668056 DOI: 10.1111/mono.12362  0.72
2018 Lockhart KL, Keil FC. VII. FOLK MEDICINE AND FOLK CURES. Monographs of the Society For Research in Child Development. 83: 140-158. PMID 29668055 DOI: 10.1111/mono.12367  0.72
2018 Lockhart KL, Keil FC. III. TIME COURSES OF ILLNESSES AND TREATMENTS. Monographs of the Society For Research in Child Development. 83: 63-82. PMID 29668054 DOI: 10.1111/mono.12363  0.72
2018 Lockhart KL, Keil FC. IV. AGENCY AND SPATIAL PATTERNS OF ILLNESSES AND TREATMENTS. Monographs of the Society For Research in Child Development. 83: 83-99. PMID 29668052 DOI: 10.1111/mono.12364  0.72
2018 Fisher M, Knobe J, Strickland B, Keil FC. The Tribalism of Truth. Scientific American. 318: 50-53. PMID 29337959 DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0218-50  0.32
2017 Lockhart KL, Goddu MK, Keil FC. When Saying "I'm Best" Is Benign: Developmental Shifts in Perceptions of Boasting. Developmental Psychology. PMID 29154640 DOI: 10.1037/dev0000443  0.72
2017 Kominsky JF, Strickland B, Wertz AE, Elsner C, Wynn K, Keil FC. Categories and Constraints in Causal Perception. Psychological Science. 956797617719930. PMID 28956971 DOI: 10.1177/0956797617719930  0.48
2016 Fisher M, Knobe J, Strickland B, Keil FC. The Influence of Social Interaction on Intuitions of Objectivity and Subjectivity. Cognitive Science. PMID 27246257 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12380  0.32
2015 Lockhart KL, Goddu MK, Smith ED, Keil FC. What Could You Really Learn on Your Own?: Understanding the Epistemic Limitations of Knowledge Acquisition. Child Development. PMID 26660001 DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12469  1
2015 Fisher M, C Keil F. The Curse of Expertise: When More Knowledge Leads to Miscalibrated Explanatory Insight. Cognitive Science. PMID 26369299 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12280  1
2015 Fisher M, Goddu MK, Keil FC. Searching for explanations: How the Internet inflates estimates of internal knowledge. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 144: 674-87. PMID 25822461 DOI: 10.1037/xge0000070  1
2015 Keil FC. Developmental insights into mature cognition. Cognition. 135: 10-3. PMID 25492059 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2014.11.023  1
2014 Edwards BJ, Burnett RC, Keil FC. Effects of Causal Structure on Decisions About Where to Intervene on Causal Systems. Cognitive Science. PMID 25530356 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12210  1
2014 Johnson SG, Keil FC. Causal inference and the hierarchical structure of experience. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 143: 2223-41. PMID 25347533 DOI: 10.1037/a0038192  1
2014 Strickland B, Fisher M, Keil F, Knobe J. Syntax and intentionality: an automatic link between language and theory-of-mind. Cognition. 133: 249-61. PMID 25058414 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2014.05.021  1
2014 Kominsky JF, Keil FC. Overestimation of knowledge about word meanings: the "misplaced meaning" effect. Cognitive Science. 38: 1604-33. PMID 24890038 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12122  1
2014 Rottman BM, Kominsky JF, Keil FC. Children use temporal cues to learn causal directionality. Cognitive Science. 38: 489-513. PMID 23941208 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12070  1
2014 Fisher M, Keil FC. The illusion of argument justification. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 143: 425-33. PMID 23506085 DOI: 10.1037/a0032234  1
2014 Keil F. Commentary I: Developing dimensions of deference: The cognitive and social underpinnings of trust in testimony and its development Trust and Skepticism: Children's Selective Learning From Testimony. 138-150. DOI: 10.4324/9781315849362  1
2013 Keil FC. The roots of folk biology. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110: 15857-8. PMID 24058166 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1315113110  1
2013 Keil FC, Kominsky JF. Missing Links in Middle School: Developing Use of Disciplinary Relatedness in Evaluating Internet Search Results. Plos One. 8: e67777. PMID 23840774 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067777  1
2013 Lockhart KL, Keil FC, Aw J. A bias for the natural? Children's beliefs about traits acquired through effort, bribes, or medicine. Developmental Psychology. 49: 1669-82. PMID 23163638 DOI: 10.1037/a0030769  1
2012 Noles NS, Keil FC, Bloom P, Gelman SA. Children's and adults' intuitions about who can own things. Journal of Cognition and Culture. 12: 265-286. PMID 24058323  1
2012 Choe KS, Keil FC, Bloom P. Developing Intuitions about How Personal and Social Properties Are Linked to the Brain and the Body. Infant and Child Development. 221: 430-441. PMID 22919284 DOI: 10.1002/icd.755  1
2012 Rottman BM, Keil FC. Causal structure learning over time: observations and interventions. Cognitive Psychology. 64: 93-125. PMID 22155679 DOI: 10.1016/j.cogpsych.2011.10.003  1
2012 Keil FC. Running on Empty? How Folk Science Gets By With Less Current Directions in Psychological Science. 21: 329-334. DOI: 10.1177/0963721412453721  1
2012 Nolesa NS, Keil FC, Bloomb P, Gelmana SA. Children's and adult s intuitions about who can own things Journal of Cognition and Culture. 12: 265-286. DOI: 10.1163/15685373-12342076  1
2012 Keil F. Patterns of Knowledge Growth and Decline Lifespan Cognition: Mechanisms of Change. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169539.003.0018  1
2011 Rottman BM, Keil FC. What matters in scientific explanations: effects of elaboration and content. Cognition. 121: 324-37. PMID 21924709 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2011.08.009  1
2011 Strickland B, Keil F. Event completion: Event based inferences distort memory in a matter of seconds Cognition. 121: 409-415. PMID 21917244 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2011.04.007  1
2011 Noles NS, Keil FC. Exploring ownership in a developmental context. New Directions For Child and Adolescent Development. 2011: 91-103. PMID 21671344 DOI: 10.1002/cd.299  1
2011 Lyons DE, Damrosch DH, Lin JK, Macris DM, Keil FC. The scope and limits of overimitation in the transmission of artefact culture. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 366: 1158-67. PMID 21357238 DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2010.0335  1
2011 Keil FC. Psychology. Science starts early. Science (New York, N.Y.). 331: 1022-3. PMID 21350159 DOI: 10.1126/science.1195221  1
2011 Keil F. Graceful degradation and conceptual development Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 34: 133-134. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X10002359  1
2011 Keil FC. The problem of partial understanding Linguistic Insights. 144: 251-274.  1
2010 Keil FC. WHEN AND WHY DO HEDGEHOGS AND FOXES DIFFER? Critical Review (New York, N.Y.). 22: 415-426. PMID 21698070 DOI: 10.1080/08913811.2010.541695  1
2010 Newman GE, Keil FC, Kuhlmeier VA, Wynn K. Early understandings of the link between agents and order. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 107: 17140-5. PMID 20855603 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0914056107  1
2010 Keil FC. The Feasibility of Folk Science. Cognitive Science. 34: 826-862. PMID 20625446 DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-6709.2010.01108.x  1
2010 Keil F. Hybrid vigor and conceptual structure Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 33: 215-216. PMID 20584406 DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X10000555  1
2010 Erickson JE, Keil FC, Lockhart KL. Sensing the coherence of biology in contrast to psychology: young children's use of causal relations to distinguish two foundational domains. Child Development. 81: 390-409. PMID 20331675 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2009.01402.x  1
2010 Newman GE, Lockhart KL, Keil FC. "End-of-life" biases in moral evaluations of others. Cognition. 115: 343-9. PMID 20138612 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2009.12.014  1
2010 Keil FC, Lockhart KL, Schlegel E. A bump on a bump? Emerging intuitions concerning the relative difficulty of the sciences. Journal of Experimental Psychology. General. 139: 1-15. PMID 20121309 DOI: 10.1037/a0018319  1
2010 Keil FC, Newman GE. Darwin and development: Why ontogeny does not recapitulate phylogeny for human concepts The Making of Human Concepts. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549221.003.015  1
2009 Lockhart KL, Nakashima N, Inagaki K, Keil FC. From ugly duckling to swan? Japanese and American beliefs about the stability and origins of traits. Cognitive Development. 23: 155-179. PMID 19337584 DOI: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2007.08.001  1
2008 Keil FC. Space-The Primal Frontier? Spatial Cognition and the Origins of Concepts. Philosophical Psychology. 21: 241-250. PMID 19946621 DOI: 10.1080/09515080801980203  1
2008 Keil FC. Adapted Minds and Evolved Schools. Educational Psychologist. 43: 196-202. PMID 19946618 DOI: 10.1080/00461520802392232  1
2008 Keil FC, Stein C, Webb L, Billings VD, Rozenblit L. Discerning the Division of Cognitive Labor: An Emerging Understanding of How Knowledge Is Clustered in Other Minds. Cognitive Science. 32: 259-300. PMID 19759842 DOI: 10.1080/03640210701863339  1
2008 Newman GE, Keil FC. Where is the essence? Developmental shifts in children's beliefs about internal features. Child Development. 79: 1344-56. PMID 18826529 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2008.01192.x  1
2008 Keil FC. The shape of things to come: the future of the shape bias controversy. Developmental Science. 11: 216-9. PMID 18333977 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2007.00668.x  1
2008 Danovitch JH, Keil FC. Young Humeans: the role of emotions in children's evaluation of moral reasoning abilities. Developmental Science. 11: 33-9. PMID 18171364 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2007.00657.x  1
2008 Mills CM, Keil FC. Children's developing notions of (im)partiality. Cognition. 107: 528-51. PMID 18083156 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2007.11.003  1
2008 Baum LA, Danovitch JH, Keil FC. Children's sensitivity to circular explanations. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 100: 146-55. PMID 18078950 DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2007.10.007  1
2008 Newman GE, Herrmann P, Wynn K, Keil FC. Biases towards internal features in infants' reasoning about objects. Cognition. 107: 420-32. PMID 18068151 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2007.10.006  1
2008 Weisberg DS, Keil FC, Goodstein J, Rawson E, Gray JR. The seductive allure of neuroscience explanations. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. 20: 470-7. PMID 18004955 DOI: 10.1162/jocn.2008.20040  1
2008 Marcus GF, Keil FC. Concepts, correlations, and some challenges for connectionist cognition Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 31: 722-723. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X08005980  1
2007 Lyons DE, Young AG, Keil FC. The hidden structure of overimitation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104: 19751-6. PMID 18056814 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0704452104  1
2007 Keil FC. Biology and beyond: Domain specificity in a broader developmental context Human Development. 50: 31-38. DOI: 10.1159/000097682  1
2007 Danovitch JH, Keil FC. Choosing between hearts and minds: Children's understanding of moral advisors Cognitive Development. 22: 110-123. DOI: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2006.07.001  1
2006 Greif ML, Kemler Nelson DG, Keil FC, Gutierrez F. What do children want to know about animals and artifacts? Domain-specific requests for information. Psychological Science. 17: 455-9. PMID 16771792 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2006.01727.x  1
2006 Lyons DE, Santos LR, Keil FC. Reflections of other minds: how primate social cognition can inform the function of mirror neurons. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 16: 230-4. PMID 16564687 DOI: 10.1016/j.conb.2006.03.015  1
2006 Keil FC. Explanation and understanding. Annual Review of Psychology. 57: 227-54. PMID 16318595 DOI: 10.1146/annurev.psych.57.102904.190100  1
2005 Choe KS, Keil FC, Bloom P. Children's understanding of the Ulysses conflict. Developmental Science. 8: 387-92. PMID 16048510 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2005.00426.x  1
2005 Mills CM, Keil FC. The development of cynicism. Psychological Science. 16: 385-90. PMID 15869698 DOI: 10.1111/j.0956-7976.2005.01545.x  1
2004 Danovitch JH, Keil FC. Should you ask a fisherman or a biologist?: Developmental shifts in ways of clustering knowledge. Child Development. 75: 918-31. PMID 15144494 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2004.00714.x  1
2004 Mills CM, Keil FC. Knowing the limits of one's understanding: the development of an awareness of an illusion of explanatory depth. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 87: 1-32. PMID 14698687 DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2003.09.003  1
2003 Keil FC. Folkscience: coarse interpretations of a complex reality. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 7: 368-373. PMID 12907233 DOI: 10.1016/S1364-6613(03)00158-X  1
2003 Kim NS, Keil FC. From symptoms to causes: diversity effects in diagnostic reasoning. Memory & Cognition. 31: 155-65. PMID 12699151  1
2003 Keil FC. That's life: Coming to understand biology: Essay review on Young Children s Thinking about the Biological World by K. Inagaki and G. Hatano Human Development. 46: 369-377. DOI: 10.1159/000073310  1
2003 Keil FC. Categorisation, causation, and the limits of understanding Language and Cognitive Processes. 18: 663-692. DOI: 10.1080/01690960344000062  1
2002 Lutz DJ, Keil FC. Early understanding of the division of cognitive labor. Child Development. 73: 1073-84. PMID 12146734  1
2002 Rozenblit L, Keil F. The misunderstood limits of folk science: An illusion of explanatory depth Cognitive Science. 26: 521-562. DOI: 10.1016/S0364-0213(02)00078-2  1
2001 Levin DT, Takarae Y, Miner AG, Keil F. Efficient visual search by category: Specifying the features that mark the difference between artifacts and animals in preattentive vision Perception and Psychophysics. 63: 676-697. PMID 11436737  1
2001 Keil FC. Good intentions and bad words Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 24: 1110-1111. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X0129013X  1
2001 Bloom P, Keil FC. Thinking through language Mind and Language. 16: 351-367.  1
2000 Keil FC. The Origins of Developmental Psychology Journal of Cognition and Development. 1: 347-357.  1
2000 Keil FC, Wilson RA. The concept concept: The wayward path of cognitive science Mind and Language. 15: 308-318.  1
2000 Yamamoto K, Keil F. The acquisition of Japanese numeral classifiers: Linkage between grammatical forms and conceptual categories Journal of East Asian Linguistics. 9: 379-409.  1
1998 Gutheil G, Vera A, Keil FC. Do houseflies think? Patterns of induction and biological beliefs in development. Cognition. 66: 33-49. PMID 9675977  1
1998 Keil FC, Smith WC, Simons DJ, Levin DT. Two dogmas of conceptual empiricism: implications for hybrid models of the structure of knowledge. Cognition. 65: 103-35. PMID 9557380  1
1998 Wilson RA, Keil F. The Shadows and Shallows of Explanation Minds and Machines. 8: 137-159.  1
1997 Levin DT, Miner AG, Keil FC. Understanding the perceptual information that drives visual search for kind Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 38: S365.  1
1996 Barrett JL, Keil FC. Conceptualizing a nonnatural entity: anthropomorphism in God concepts. Cognitive Psychology. 31: 219-47. PMID 8975683 DOI: 10.1006/cogp.1996.0017  1
1995 Beale JM, Keil FC. Categorical effects in the perception of faces. Cognition. 57: 217-39. PMID 8556842 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(95)00669-X  1
1995 Simons DJ, Keil FC. An abstract to concrete shift in the development of biological thought: the insides story. Cognition. 56: 129-63. PMID 7554792 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(94)00660-D  1
1994 Keil FC. Explanation, association, and the acquisition of word meaning Lingua. 92: 169-196. DOI: 10.1016/0024-3841(94)90341-7  1
1991 Springer K, Keil FC. Early differentiation of causal mechanisms appropriate to biological and nonbiological kinds. Child Development. 62: 767-81. PMID 1935342  1
1990 Kelly MH, Springer K, Keil FC. The relation between syllable number and visual complexity in the acquisition of word meanings. Memory & Cognition. 18: 528-36. PMID 2233265 DOI: 10.3758/BF03198485  1
1990 Keil FC. Constraints on constraints: Surveying the epigenetic landscape Cognitive Science. 14: 135-168. DOI: 10.1016/0364-0213(90)90029-V  1
1989 Springer K, Keil FC. On the development of biologically specific beliefs: the case of inheritance. Child Development. 60: 637-48. PMID 2737013  1
1988 Keil FC. Commentary: Conceptual heterogeneity versus developmental homogeneity (on chairs and bears and other such pairs) Human Development. 31: 35-43. DOI: 10.1159/000273202  1
1986 Keil FC. Conceptual domains and the acquisition of metaphor Cognitive Development. 1: 73-96. DOI: 10.1016/S0885-2014(86)80024-7  1
1986 Keil FC. The nonrepresentative nature of representational change: Some possible morals to draw from nelson's Making sense Cognitive Development. 1: 281-291. DOI: 10.1016/S0885-2014(86)80006-5  1
1986 Kelly MH, Bock JK, Keil FC. Prototypicality in a linguistic context: Effects on sentence structure Journal of Memory and Language. 25: 59-74. DOI: 10.1016/0749-596X(86)90021-5  1
1984 Keil FC, Batterman N. A characteristic-to-defining shift in the development of word meaning Journal of Verbal Learning and Verbal Behavior. 23: 221-236. DOI: 10.1016/S0022-5371(84)90148-8  1
1983 Keil FC. On the emergence of semantic and conceptual distinctions Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 112: 357-385. DOI: 10.1037/0096-3445.112.3.357  1
1982 Krumhansl CL, Keil FC. Acquisition of the hierarchy of tonal functions in music. Memory & Cognition. 10: 243-51. PMID 7121246 DOI: 10.3758/BF03197636  1
1981 Keil F. Children's thinking: What never develops? Cognition. 10: 159-166. PMID 7198531 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(81)90040-8  1
1981 Keil FC. Constraints on knowledge and cognitive development Psychological Review. 88: 197-227. DOI: 10.1037/0033-295X.88.3.197  1
1980 Keil F. Development of the ability to perceive ambiguities: Evidence for the task specificity of a linguistic skill Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. 9: 219-230. PMID 7391996 DOI: 10.1007/BF01067238  1
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