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Alison Gopnik - Publications

Affiliations: 
University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 
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Development
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http://ihd.berkeley.edu/gopnik.htm

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2019 Ruggeri A, Swaboda N, Sim ZL, Gopnik A. Shake it baby, but only when needed: Preschoolers adapt their exploratory strategies to the information structure of the task. Cognition. 193: 104013. PMID 31280062 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2019.104013  0.44
2018 Bass I, Gopnik A, Hanson M, Ramarajan D, Shafto P, Wellman H, Bonawitz E. Children's developing theory of mind and pedagogical evidence selection. Developmental Psychology. PMID 30570296 DOI: 10.1037/dev0000642  0.72
2018 Kimura K, Gopnik A. Rational Higher-Order Belief Revision in Young Children. Child Development. PMID 30176052 DOI: 10.1111/cdev.13143  0.36
2018 Vasilyeva N, Gopnik A, Lombrozo T. The development of structural thinking about social categories. Developmental Psychology. 54: 1735-1744. PMID 30148401 DOI: 10.1037/dev0000555  0.6
2017 Wente AO, Kimura K, Walker CM, Banerjee N, Fernández Flecha M, MacDonald B, Lucas C, Gopnik A. Causal Learning Across Culture and Socioeconomic Status. Child Development. PMID 28834544 DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12943  0.96
2017 Gopnik A, O'Grady S, Lucas CG, Griffiths TL, Wente A, Bridgers S, Aboody R, Fung H, Dahl RE. Changes in cognitive flexibility and hypothesis search across human life history from childhood to adolescence to adulthood. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. PMID 28739917 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1700811114  0.96
2017 Walker CM, Gopnik A. Discriminating relational and perceptual judgments: Evidence from human toddlers. Cognition. 166: 23-27. PMID 28554082 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2017.05.013  0.96
2016 Walker CM, Bridgers S, Gopnik A. The early emergence and puzzling decline of relational reasoning: Effects of knowledge and search on inferring abstract concepts. Cognition. 156: 30-40. PMID 27472036 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2016.07.008  1
2016 Walker CM, Lombrozo T, Williams JJ, Rafferty AN, Gopnik A. Explaining Constrains Causal Learning in Childhood. Child Development. PMID 27387269 DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12590  0.96
2016 Wente AO, Bridgers S, Zhao X, Seiver E, Zhu L, Gopnik A. How Universal Are Free Will Beliefs? Cultural Differences in Chinese and U.S. 4- and 6-Year-Olds. Child Development. 87: 666-76. PMID 27189395 DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12528  0.76
2015 Bridgers S, Buchsbaum D, Seiver E, Griffiths TL, Gopnik A. Children's Causal Inferences From Conflicting Testimony and Observations. Developmental Psychology. PMID 26569562 DOI: 10.1037/a0039830  1
2015 Gopnik A, Bonawitz E. Bayesian models of child development. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. Cognitive Science. 6: 75-86. PMID 26263064 DOI: 10.1002/wcs.1330  0.72
2015 Taylor AH, Cheke LG, Waismeyer A, Meltzoff A, Miller R, Gopnik A, Clayton NS, Gray RD. No conclusive evidence that corvids can create novel causal interventions. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 282: 20150796. PMID 26246543 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.0796  1
2015 Weisberg DS, Gopnik A. Which Counterfactuals Matter? A Response to Beck. Cognitive Science. PMID 25850445 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12241  1
2015 Kushnir T, Gopnik A, Chernyak N, Seiver E, Wellman HM. Developing intuitions about free will between ages four and six. Cognition. 138: 79-101. PMID 25721020 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2015.01.003  1
2015 Buchsbaum D, Griffiths TL, Plunkett D, Gopnik A, Baldwin D. Inferring action structure and causal relationships in continuous sequences of human action. Cognitive Psychology. 76: 30-77. PMID 25527974 DOI: 10.1016/j.cogpsych.2014.10.001  1
2015 Sweeny TD, Wurnitsch N, Gopnik A, Whitney D. Ensemble perception of size in 4-5-year-old children. Developmental Science. 18: 556-68. PMID 25442844 DOI: 10.1111/desc.12239  1
2015 Walker CM, Gopnik A, Ganea PA. Learning to learn from stories: children's developing sensitivity to the causal structure of fictional worlds. Child Development. 86: 310-8. PMID 25156667 DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12287  1
2015 Waismeyer A, Meltzoff AN, Gopnik A. Causal learning from probabilistic events in 24-month-olds: an action measure. Developmental Science. 18: 175-82. PMID 25041264 DOI: 10.1111/desc.12208  1
2015 Gopnik A, Griffiths TL, Lucas CG. When Younger Learners Can Be Better (or at Least More Open-Minded) Than Older Ones Current Directions in Psychological Science. 24: 87-92. DOI: 10.1177/0963721414556653  1
2015 Taylor AH, Cheke LG, Waismeyer A, Meltzoff A, Miller R, Gopnik A, Clayton NS, Gray RD. No conclusive evidence that corvids can create novel causal interventions Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 282. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.0796  1
2015 Gopnik A, Bonawitz E. Bayesian models of child development Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science. 6: 75-86. DOI: 10.1002/wcs.1330  1
2014 Walker CM, Lombrozo T, Legare CH, Gopnik A. Explaining prompts children to privilege inductively rich properties. Cognition. 133: 343-57. PMID 25128793 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2014.07.008  1
2014 Bonawitz E, Denison S, Gopnik A, Griffiths TL. Win-Stay, Lose-Sample: a simple sequential algorithm for approximating Bayesian inference. Cognitive Psychology. 74: 35-65. PMID 25086501 DOI: 10.1016/j.cogpsych.2014.06.003  1
2014 Bonawitz E, Denison S, Griffiths TL, Gopnik A. Probabilistic models, learning algorithms, and response variability: sampling in cognitive development. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 18: 497-500. PMID 25001609 DOI: 10.1016/j.tics.2014.06.006  1
2014 Taylor AH, Cheke LG, Waismeyer A, Meltzoff AN, Miller R, Gopnik A, Clayton NS, Gray RD. Of babies and birds: complex tool behaviours are not sufficient for the evolution of the ability to create a novel causal intervention. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 281. PMID 24920476 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.0837  1
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  1
2014 Lucas CG, Bridgers S, Griffiths TL, Gopnik A. When children are better (or at least more open-minded) learners than adults: developmental differences in learning the forms of causal relationships. Cognition. 131: 284-99. PMID 24566007 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2013.12.010  1
2014 Walker CM, Gopnik A. Toddlers infer higher-order relational principles in causal learning. Psychological Science. 25: 161-9. PMID 24270464 DOI: 10.1177/0956797613502983  1
2013 Weisberg DS, Gopnik A. Pretense, counterfactuals, and Bayesian causal models: why what is not real really matters. Cognitive Science. 37: 1368-81. PMID 23915198 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12069  1
2013 Sweeny TD, Wurnitsch N, Gopnik A, Whitney D. Sensitive perception of a person's direction of walking by 4-year-old children. Developmental Psychology. 49: 2120-4. PMID 23356524 DOI: 10.1037/a0031714  1
2013 Walker CM, Gopnik A. Pretense and possibility--a theoretical proposal about the effects of pretend play on development: comment on Lillard et al. (2013). Psychological Bulletin. 139: 40-4. PMID 23294089 DOI: 10.1037/a0030151  1
2013 Denison S, Bonawitz E, Gopnik A, Griffiths TL. Rational variability in children's causal inferences: the Sampling Hypothesis. Cognition. 126: 285-300. PMID 23200511 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2012.10.010  1
2013 Seiver E, Gopnik A, Goodman ND. Did she jump because she was the big sister or because the trampoline was safe? Causal inference and the development of social attribution. Child Development. 84: 443-54. PMID 23002946 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2012.01865.x  1
2012 Bonawitz E, Gopnik A, Denison S, Griffiths TL. Rational randomness: the role of sampling in an algorithmic account of preschooler's causal learning. Advances in Child Development and Behavior. 43: 161-91. PMID 23205411 DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-397919-3.00006-X  1
2012 Buchsbaum D, Seiver E, Bridgers S, Gopnik A. Learning about causes from people and about people as causes: probabilistic models and social causal reasoning. Advances in Child Development and Behavior. 43: 125-60. PMID 23205410 DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-397919-3.00005-8  1
2012 Gopnik A. Scientific thinking in young children: theoretical advances, empirical research, and policy implications. Science (New York, N.Y.). 337: 1623-7. PMID 23019643 DOI: 10.1126/science.1223416  1
2012 Buchsbaum D, Bridgers S, Skolnick Weisberg D, Gopnik A. The power of possibility: causal learning, counterfactual reasoning, and pretend play. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 367: 2202-12. PMID 22734063 DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2012.0122  1
2012 Gopnik A, Wellman HM. Reconstructing constructivism: causal models, Bayesian learning mechanisms, and the theory theory. Psychological Bulletin. 138: 1085-108. PMID 22582739 DOI: 10.1037/a0028044  1
2012 Meltzoff AN, Waismeyer A, Gopnik A. Learning about causes from people: observational causal learning in 24-month-old infants. Developmental Psychology. 48: 1215-28. PMID 22369335 DOI: 10.1037/a0027440  1
2012 Bonawitz E, Ullman T, Gopnik A, Tenenbaum J. Sticking to the evidence? A computational and behavioral case study of micro-theory change in the domain of magnetism 2012 Ieee International Conference On Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics, Icdl 2012. DOI: 10.1109/DevLrn.2012.6400815  1
2011 Griffiths TL, Sobel DM, Tenenbaum JB, Gopnik A. Bayes and blickets: effects of knowledge on causal induction in children and adults. Cognitive Science. 35: 1407-55. PMID 21972897 DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-6709.2011.01203.x  1
2011 Wu R, Gopnik A, Richardson DC, Kirkham NZ. Infants learn about objects from statistics and people. Developmental Psychology. 47: 1220-9. PMID 21668098 DOI: 10.1037/a0024023  1
2011 Buchsbaum D, Gopnik A, Griffiths TL, Shafto P. Children's imitation of causal action sequences is influenced by statistical and pedagogical evidence. Cognition. 120: 331-40. PMID 21338983 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2010.12.001  1
2011 Gopnik A. The theory theory 2.0: Probabilistic models and cognitive development Child Development Perspectives. 5: 161-163. DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-8606.2011.00179.x  1
2011 Gopnik A. Probabilistic models as theories of children's minds Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 34: 200-201. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X11000288  1
2011 Gopnik A. A unified account of abstract structure and conceptual change: Probabilistic models and early learning mechanisms Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 34: 129-130. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X10002438  1
2010 Kushnir T, Gopnik A, Lucas C, Schulz L. Inferring hidden causal structure. Cognitive Science. 34: 148-60. PMID 21564209 DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-6709.2009.01072.x  1
2010 Gopnik A, Wellman HM, Gelman SA, Meltzoff AN. A computational foundation for cognitive development: comment on Griffths et al. and McLelland et al. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 14: 342-3. PMID 20591723 DOI: 10.1016/j.tics.2010.05.012  1
2010 Gopnik A. How babies think. Scientific American. 303: 76-81. PMID 20583671 DOI: 10.1038/scientificamerican0710-76  1
2010 Bonawitz EB, Ferranti D, Saxe R, Gopnik A, Meltzoff AN, Woodward J, Schulz LE. Just do it? Investigating the gap between prediction and action in toddlers' causal inferences. Cognition. 115: 104-17. PMID 20097329 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2009.12.001  1
2010 Richardson T, Schulz L, Gopnik A. Data-Mining Probabilists or Experimental Determinists? Causal Learning: Psychology, Philosophy, and Computation. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176803.003.0014  1
2010 Schulz L, Kushnir T, Gopnik A. Learning From Doing: Intervention and Causal Inference Causal Learning: Psychology, Philosophy, and Computation. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176803.003.0006  1
2010 Gopnik A, Schulz L. Introduction Causal Learning: Psychology, Philosophy, and Computation. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176803.003.0001  1
2010 Gopnik A, Schulz L. Causal Learning: Psychology, Philosophy, and Computation Causal Learning: Psychology, Philosophy, and Computation. 1-358. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176803.001.0001  1
2009 Gopnik A. Rational constructivism: A new way to bridge rationalism and empiricism Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 32: 208-209. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X0900096X  1
2009 Gopnik A. Could david hume have known about buddhism? Charles françois dolu, the royal college of la flèche, and the global jesuit intellectual network Hume Studies. 35: 5-28.  1
2008 Gopnik A. The Theory Theory as an Alternative to the Innateness Hypothesis Chomsky and His Critics. 238-254. DOI: 10.1002/9780470690024.ch10  1
2007 Sobel DM, Yoachim CM, Gopnik A, Meltzoff AN, Blumenthal EJ. The Blicket Within: Preschoolers' Inferences About Insides and Causes. Journal of Cognition and Development : Official Journal of the Cognitive Development Society. 8: 159-182. PMID 18458796 DOI: 10.1080/15248370701202356  1
2007 Schulz LE, Gopnik A, Glymour C. Preschool children learn about causal structure from conditional interventions. Developmental Science. 10: 322-32. PMID 17444973 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2007.00587.x  1
2007 Gopnik A, Tenenbaum JB. Bayesian networks, Bayesian learning and cognitive development. Developmental Science. 10: 281-7. PMID 17444969 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2007.00584.x  1
2007 Kushnir T, Gopnik A. Conditional probability versus spatial contiguity in causal learning: Preschoolers use new contingency evidence to overcome prior spatial assumptions. Developmental Psychology. 43: 186-96. PMID 17201518 DOI: 10.1037/0012-1649.43.1.186  1
2007 Gopnik A. Why babies are more conscious than we are Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 30: 503-504. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X0700283X  1
2007 Sobel DM, Yoachim CM, Gopnik A, Metltzoff AN, Blumenthal EJ. The blicket within: Preschooler's inferences about insides and causes Journal of Cognition and Development. 8: 159-182.  1
2006 Mitroff SR, Sobel DM, Gopnik A. Reversing how to think about ambiguous figure reversals: spontaneous alternating by uninformed observers. Perception. 35: 709-15. PMID 16836059 DOI: 10.1068/p5520  1
2005 Kushnir T, Gopnik A. Young children infer causal strength from probabilities and interventions. Psychological Science. 16: 678-83. PMID 16137252 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2005.01595.x  1
2005 Nazzi T, Gopnik A, Karmiloff-Smith A. Asynchrony in the cognitive and lexical development of young children with Williams syndrome. Journal of Child Language. 32: 427-38. PMID 16045258 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000904006737  1
2005 Sobel DM, Capps LM, Gopnik A. Ambiguous figure perception and theory of mind understanding in children with autistic spectrum disorders British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 23: 159-174. DOI: 10.1348/026151004X20694  1
2004 Gopnik A, Schulz L. Mechanisms of theory formation in young children. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 8: 371-7. PMID 15335464 DOI: 10.1016/j.tics.2004.06.005  1
2004 Schulz LE, Gopnik A. Causal learning across domains. Developmental Psychology. 40: 162-76. PMID 14979758 DOI: 10.1037/0012-1649.40.2.162  1
2004 Gopnik A, Glymour C, Sobel DM, Schulz LE, Kushnir T, Danks D. A theory of causal learning in children: causal maps and Bayes nets. Psychological Review. 111: 3-32. PMID 14756583 DOI: 10.1037/0033-295X.111.1.3  1
2004 Sobel DM, Tenenbaum JB, Gopnik A. Children's causal inferences from indirect evidence: Backwards blocking and Bayesian reasoning in preschoolers Cognitive Science. 28: 303-333. DOI: 10.1016/j.cogsci.2003.11.001  1
2004 Gopnik A. Finding our inner scientist Daedalus. 133: 21-27.  1
2003 Nazzi T, Gopnik A. Sorting and acting with objects in early childhood: An exploration of the use of causal cues Cognitive Development. 18: 299-317. DOI: 10.1016/S0885-2014(03)00025-X  1
2003 Gopnik A. What every baby knows New Scientist. 178: 42.  1
2002 Giles JW, Gopnik A, Heyman GD. Source monitoring reduces the suggestibility of preschool children. Psychological Science. 13: 288-91. PMID 12009053  1
2001 Gopnik A, Sobel DM, Schulz LE, Glymour C. Causal learning mechanisms in very young children: two-, three-, and four-year-olds infer causal relations from patterns of variation and covariation. Developmental Psychology. 37: 620-9. PMID 11552758  1
2001 Nazzi T, Gopnik A. Linguistic and cognitive abilities in infancy: when does language become a tool for categorization? Cognition. 80: B11-20. PMID 11274987 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-0277(01)00112-3  1
2001 Gopnik A, Rosati A. Duck or rabbit? Reversing ambiguous figures and understanding ambiguous representations Developmental Science. 4: 175-183.  1
2000 Gopnik A, Sobel DM. Detecting blickets: how young children use information about novel causal powers in categorization and induction. Child Development. 71: 1205-22. PMID 11108092  1
2000 Nazzi T, Gopnik A. A shift in children's use of perceptual and causal cues to categorization Developmental Science. 3: 389-396.  1
1998 Gopnik A. Wanting to get it right: Commentary on lillard and joseph Child Development. 69: 994-995. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.1998.tb06156.x  1
1998 Gopnik A. Explanation as Orgasm Minds and Machines. 8: 101-118.  1
1997 Repacholi BM, Gopnik A. Early reasoning about desires: evidence from 14- and 18-month-olds. Developmental Psychology. 33: 12-21. PMID 9050386  1
1996 Slaughter V, Gopnik A. Conceptual coherence in the child's theory of mind: training children to understand belief. Child Development. 67: 2967-88. PMID 9071768  1
1996 Gopnik A, Choi S, Baumberger T. Cross-linguistic differences in early semantic and cognitive development Cognitive Development. 11: 197-227. DOI: 10.1016/S0885-2014(96)90003-9  1
1996 Gopnik A. The scientist as child Philosophy of Science. 63: 485-514.  1
1996 Gopnik A. Reply to commentators Philosophy of Science. 63: 552-561.  1
1995 Choi S, Gopnik A. Early acquisition of verbs in Korean: a cross-linguistic study. Journal of Child Language. 22: 497-529. PMID 8789512  1
1995 Gopnik A. How to understand beliefs Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 18: 398-400.  1
1994 Rock I, Gopnik A, Hall S. Do young children reverse ambiguous figures? Perception. 23: 635-44. PMID 7845757  1
1993 Gopnik A. Psychopsychology Consciousness and Cognition. 2: 264-280. DOI: 10.1006/ccog.1993.1024  1
1993 Gopnik A. The Psychopsychology of the Fringe Consciousness and Cognition. 2: 109-112. DOI: 10.1006/ccog.1993.1009  1
1991 Gopnik A, Slaughter V. Young Children's Understanding of Changes in Their Mental States Child Development. 62: 98-110.  1
1991 O'Neill DK, Gopnik A. Young Children's Ability to Identify the Sources of Their Beliefs Developmental Psychology. 27: 390-397.  1
1990 Gopnik A. Knowing, doing, and talking: The oxford years Human Development. 33: 334-338. DOI: 10.1159/000276533  1
1990 Gopnik A. Developing the Idea of Intentionality: Children's Theories of Mind Canadian Journal of Philosophy. 20: 89-113. DOI: 10.1080/00455091.1990.10717210  1
1988 Gopnik A, Astington JW. Children's understanding of representational change and its relation to the understanding of false belief and the appearance-reality distinction. Child Development. 59: 26-37. PMID 3342716  1
1985 Gopnik A, Meltzoff AN. From people, to plans, to objects. Changes in the meaning of early words and their relation to cognitive development Journal of Pragmatics. 9: 495-512. DOI: 10.1016/0378-2166(85)90018-9  1
1984 Gopnik A. The acquisition of gone and the development of the object concept. Journal of Child Language. 11: 273-92. PMID 6746777  1
1984 Gopnik A, Meltzoff AN. Semantic and cognitive development in 15- to 21-month-old children. Journal of Child Language. 11: 495-513. PMID 6501461  1
1982 Gopnik A. Words and plans: early language and the development of intelligent action. Journal of Child Language. 9: 303-18. PMID 7119037  1
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