David M. Sobel, Ph.D. - Publications

Affiliations: 
Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Sciences Brown University, Providence, RI 
Area:
Cognitive Development, Causal Inference
Website:
http://www.cog.brown.edu/research/causalitylab/CML/Home.html

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Year Citation  Score
2019 Luchkina E, Corriveau KH, Sobel DM. I don't believe what you said before: Preschoolers retrospectively discount information from inaccurate speakers. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 104701. PMID 31604577 DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2019.104701  0.72
2018 Luchkina E, Sobel DM, Morgan JL. Eighteen-month-olds selectively generalize words from accurate speakers to novel contexts. Developmental Science. e12663. PMID 29569386 DOI: 10.1111/desc.12663  0.72
2018 Luchkina E, Sommerville JA, Sobel DM. More than just making it go: Toddlers effectively integrate causal efficacy and intentionality in selecting an appropriate causal intervention Cognitive Development. 45: 48-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2017.12.003  0.72
2018 Luchkina E, Sommerville JA, Sobel DM. More than just making it go: Toddlers effectively integrate causal efficacy and intentionality in selecting an appropriate causal intervention Cognitive Development. 45: 48-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2017.12.003  0.72
2018 Luchkina E, Sommerville JA, Sobel DM. More than just making it go: Toddlers effectively integrate causal efficacy and intentionality in selecting an appropriate causal intervention Cognitive Development. 45: 48-56. DOI: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2017.12.003  0.72
2017 Erb CD, Moher J, Song JH, Sobel DM. Cognitive control in action: Tracking the dynamics of rule switching in 5- to 8-year-olds and adults. Cognition. 164: 163-173. PMID 28431279 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2017.03.023  1
2017 Erb CD, Moher J, Song JH, Sobel DM. Reach tracking reveals dissociable processes underlying inhibitory control in 5- to 10-year-olds and adults. Developmental Science. PMID 28233397 DOI: 10.1111/desc.12523  1
2016 Erb CD, Moher J, Sobel DM, Song JH. Reach tracking reveals dissociable processes underlying cognitive control. Cognition. 152: 114-126. PMID 27045465 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2016.03.015  1
2016 Sobel DM, Letourneau SM. Children's developing knowledge of and reflection about teaching. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 143: 111-22. PMID 26683654 DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2015.10.009  1
2016 Chernyak N, Sobel DM. Equal But Not Always Fair: Value-laden Sharing in Preschool-aged Children Social Development. 25: 340-351. DOI: 10.1111/sode.12136  1
2016 Chernyak N, Sobel DM. Equal But Not Always Fair: Value-laden Sharing in Preschool-aged Children Social Development. 25: 340-351. DOI: 10.1111/sode.12136  1
2016 Chernyak N, Sobel DM. "But he didn't mean to do it": Preschoolers correct punishments imposed on accidental transgressors Cognitive Development. 39: 13-20. DOI: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2016.03.002  1
2016 Chernyak N, Sobel DM. "But he didn't mean to do it": Preschoolers correct punishments imposed on accidental transgressors Cognitive Development. 39: 13-20. DOI: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2016.03.002  1
2015 Tenenbaum EJ, Sobel DM, Sheinkopf SJ, Malle BF, Morgan JL. Attention to the mouth and gaze following in infancy predict language development - CORRIGENDUM. Journal of Child Language. 42: 1408. PMID 26435082 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000915000501  0.68
2015 Sobel DM, Letourneau SM. Children's developing understanding of what and how they learn. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 132: 221-9. PMID 25728930 DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2015.01.004  1
2015 Van Reet J, Green KF, Sobel DM. Preschoolers’ Theory-of-Mind Knowledge Influences Whom They Trust About Others’ Theories of Mind Journal of Cognition and Development. 16: 471-491. DOI: 10.1080/15248372.2014.892875  1
2015 Sobel DM. Can You Do It? How Preschoolers Judge Whether Others Have Learned Journal of Cognition and Development. 16: 492-508. DOI: 10.1080/15248372.2013.815621  1
2014 Sobel DM, Legare CH. Causal learning in children. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews. Cognitive Science. 5: 413-27. PMID 26308654 DOI: 10.1002/wcs.1291  1
2014 Tenenbaum EJ, Sobel DM, Sheinkopf SJ, Malle BF, Morgan JL. Attention to the mouth and gaze following in infancy predict language development. Journal of Child Language. 1-18. PMID 25403090 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000914000725  0.68
2014 Tummeltshammer KS, Wu R, Sobel DM, Kirkham NZ. Infants track the reliability of potential informants. Psychological Science. 25: 1730-8. PMID 25022277 DOI: 10.1177/0956797614540178  1
2014 Buchanan DW, Sobel DM. Edge replacement and minimality as models of causal inference in children. Advances in Child Development and Behavior. 46: 183-213. PMID 24851350 DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-800285-8.00007-8  1
2014 Erb CD, Sobel DM. The development of diagnostic reasoning about uncertain events between ages 4-7. Plos One. 9: e92285. PMID 24651366 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0092285  1
2014 Sobel DM, Weisberg DS. Tell Me a Story: How Children's Developing Domain Knowledge Affects Their Story Construction Journal of Cognition and Development. 15: 465-478. DOI: 10.1080/15248372.2012.736111  1
2013 Erb CD, Buchanan DW, Sobel DM. Children's developing understanding of the relation between variable causal efficacy and mechanistic complexity. Cognition. 129: 494-500. PMID 24041835 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2013.08.002  1
2013 Sobel DM, Kushnir T. Knowledge matters: how children evaluate the reliability of testimony as a process of rational inference. Psychological Review. 120: 779-97. PMID 24015954 DOI: 10.1037/a0034191  1
2013 Tenenbaum EJ, Shah RJ, Sobel DM, Malle BF, Morgan JL. Increased focus on the mouth among infants in the first year of life: A longitudinal eye-tracking study. Infancy : the Official Journal of the International Society On Infant Studies. 18: 534-553. PMID 23869196 DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-7078.2012.00135.x  1
2013 Yang DJ, Bushnell EW, Buchanan DW, Sobel DM. Infants' use of contextual cues in the generalization of effective actions from imitation. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 116: 510-31. PMID 23357091 DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2012.09.013  1
2013 Sobel DM, Macris DM. Children's understanding of speaker reliability between lexical and syntactic knowledge. Developmental Psychology. 49: 523-32. PMID 22889393 DOI: 10.1037/a0029658  1
2013 Sobel DM, Bloom P, Weisberg DS, Goodstein J. Young children are reality-prone when thinking about stories Journal of Cognition and Culture. 13: 383-407. DOI: 10.1163/15685373-12342100  1
2012 Sobel DM, Kirkham NZ. The influence of social information on children's statistical and causal inferences. Advances in Child Development and Behavior. 43: 321-50. PMID 23205417 DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-397919-3.00012-5  1
2012 Sobel DM, Sedivy J, Buchanan DW, Hennessy R. Speaker reliability in preschoolers' inferences about the meanings of novel words. Journal of Child Language. 39: 90-104. PMID 21729370 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000911000018  1
2012 Sobel DM. Domain-Specific Causal Knowledge and Children's Reasoning about Possibility Understanding Counterfactuals, Understanding Causation: Issues in Philosophy and Psychology. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590698.003.0007  1
2012 Fernbach PM, Macris DM, Sobel DM. Which one made it go? The emergence of diagnostic reasoning in preschoolers Cognitive Development. 27: 39-53. DOI: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2011.10.002  1
2012 Weisberg DS, Sobel DM. Young children discriminate improbable from impossible events in fiction Cognitive Development. 27: 90-98. DOI: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2011.08.001  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 Buchanan DW, Sobel DM. Mechanism-based causal reasoning in young children. Child Development. 82: 2053-66. PMID 21919900 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2011.01646.x  1
2011 Cook C, Sobel DM. Children's beliefs about the fantasy/reality status of hypothesized machines. Developmental Science. 14: 1-8. PMID 21159082 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2009.00949.x  1
2010 Sobel DM, Sommerville JA. The Importance of Discovery in Children's Causal Learning from Interventions. Frontiers in Psychology. 1: 176. PMID 21833237 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2010.00176  1
2010 Sobel DM, Buchanan DW, Butterfield J, Jenkins OC. Interactions between causal models, theories, and social cognitive development. Neural Networks : the Official Journal of the International Neural Network Society. 23: 1060-71. PMID 20615661 DOI: 10.1016/j.neunet.2010.06.004  1
2010 Sobel DM, Corriveau KH. Children monitor individuals' expertise for word learning. Child Development. 81: 669-79. PMID 20438467 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2009.01422.x  1
2010 Sobel DM. Integrating Top-down and Bottom-up Approaches to Children's Causal Inference Neoconstructivism: the New Science of Cognitive Development. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331059.003.0008  1
2010 Sobel DM, Kirkham NZ. Interactions Between Causal and Statistical Learning Causal Learning: Psychology, Philosophy, and Computation. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176803.003.0010  1
2009 Sobel DM. Enabling conditions and children's understanding of pretense. Cognition. 113: 177-88. PMID 19733841 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2009.08.002  1
2009 Wyk BC, Hudac CM, Carter EJ, Sobel DM, Pelphrey KA. Action understanding in the superior temporal sulcus region. Psychological Science. 20: 771-7. PMID 19422619 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2009.02359.x  1
2009 Sobel DM, Munro SE. Domain generality and specificity in children's causal inference about ambiguous data. Developmental Psychology. 45: 511-24. PMID 19271835 DOI: 10.1037/a0014944  1
2009 Sobel DM, Sommerville JA, Travers LV, Blumenthal EJ, Stoddard E. The role of probability and intentionality in preschoolers' causal generalizations Journal of Cognition and Development. 10: 262-284. DOI: 10.1080/15248370903389416  1
2009 Sobel DM, Buchanan DW. Bridging the gap: Causality-at-a-distance in children's categorization and inferences about internal properties Cognitive Development. 24: 274-283. DOI: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2009.03.003  1
2009 Sobel DM, Sommerville JA. Rationales in children's causal learning from others' actions Cognitive Development. 24: 70-79. DOI: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2008.08.003  1
2009 Butterfield J, Jenkins OC, Sobel DM, Schwertfeger J. Modeling Aspects of Theory of Mind with Markov Random Fields International Journal of Social Robotics. 1: 41-51. DOI: 10.1007/s12369-008-0003-1  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 Sobel DM, Kirkham NZ. Bayes nets and babies: infants' developing statistical reasoning abilities and their representation of causal knowledge. Developmental Science. 10: 298-306. PMID 17444971 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2007.00589.x  1
2007 Sobel DM, Li J, Corriveau KH. "They danced around in my head and I learned them": Children's developing conceptions of learning Journal of Cognition and Development. 8: 345-369. DOI: 10.1080/15248370701446806  1
2007 Sobel DM. Children's knowledge of the relation between intentional action and pretending Cognitive Development. 22: 130-141. DOI: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2006.06.002  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 Sobel DM, Kirkham NZ. Blickets and babies: the development of causal reasoning in toddlers and infants. Developmental Psychology. 42: 1103-15. PMID 17087545 DOI: 10.1037/0012-1649.42.6.1103  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
2006 Sobel DM, Kushnir T. The importance of decision making in causal learning from interventions. Memory & Cognition. 34: 411-9. PMID 16752604  1
2006 Sobel DM. How fantasy benefits young children's understanding of pretense. Developmental Science. 9: 63-75. PMID 16445397 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2005.00464.x  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 Sobel DM. Children's developing knowledge of the relationship between mental awareness and pretense. Child Development. 75: 704-29. PMID 15144482 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2004.00702.x  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. Exploring the coherence of young children's explanatory abilities: Evidence from generating counterfactuals British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 22: 37-58. DOI: 10.1348/026151004772901104  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
2002 Sobel DM, Lillard AS. Children's understanding of the mind's involvement in pretense: Do words bend the truth? Developmental Science. 5: 87-97. DOI: 10.1111/1467-7687.00214  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 Sobel DM, Lillard AS. The impact of fantasy and action on young children's understanding of pretence British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 19: 85-98. DOI: 10.1348/026151001165976  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
1999 Lillard AS, Sobel D. Lion Kings or puppies: The influence of fantasy on children's understanding of pretense Developmental Science. 2: 75-80. DOI: 10.1111/1467-7687.00057  1
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