Publications

In Press
Bass, I., Hawthorne-Madell, D., Vong, W. K., Goodman, N., Bonawitz, E., & Gweon, H. (In Press). The effects of information quality and teachers’ knowledge on evaluations of under-informative pedagogy. . Cognition.
Colantonio, J., Durkin, K., Caglar, L., Shafto, P., & Bonawitz, E. (In Press). The Intentional Selection Assumption. Frontiers.
Kominsky, J., Hawthorn, D., & Bonawitz, E. (In Press). Intuitive judgements of ‘Overreation’ and their relationship to compliance with public health measures. Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition.
2021
Bass, I., Smith, K., Bonawitz, E., & Ullman, T. (2021). Efficient partial simulation quantitatively explains deviations from optimal physical predictions. In 35th Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems . Workshop: Physical Reasoning and Inductive Biases for the Real World.
Wang, J. J., Yang, Y., Macias, C., & Bonawitz, E. (2021). Children With More Uncertainty in Their Intuitive Theories Seek Domain-Relevant Information. Psychological Science , 32 (7), 1147–1156.
Kominsky, J. F., Begus, K., Bass, I., Colantonio, J., Leonard, J. A., Mackey, A. P., & Bonawitz, E. (2021). Organizing the Methodological Toolbox: Lessons Learned From Implementing Developmental Methods Online. Frontiers in Psychology , 12, 702710. Publisher's Version
Bascandziev, I., Shafto, P., & Bonawitz, E. (2021). The Sound of Pedagogical Questions. T. Fitch, C. Lamm, H. Leder, & K. Tessmar-Raible (Ed.), Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society . Vienna, AT, Cognitive Science Society. Publisher's Version
Bass, I., Mahaffey, E., & Bonawitz, E. (2021). Do You Know What I Know? Children Use Informants’ Beliefs About Their Abilities to Calibrate Choices During Pedagogy. In T. Fitch, C. Lamm, H. Leder, & K. Tessmar-Raible (Ed.), Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society . Vienna, AT, Cognitive Science Society. Publisher's Version
Persaud, K., Macias, C., Hemmer, P., & Bonawitz, E. (2021). Evaluating recall error in preschoolers: Category expectations influence episodic memory for color. Cognitive Psychology , 124, 101357. Publisher's Version
Kominsky, J. F., Reardon, D., & Bonawitz, E. (2021). If it works we didn't need it: Intuitive judgments of 'overreaction'. In T. Fitch, C. Lamm, H. Leder, & K. Tessmar-Raible (Ed.), Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society . Cognitive Science Society. Publisher's Version
Kominsky, J. F., Shafto, P., & Bonawitz, E. (2021). “There’s something inside”: Children’s intuitions about animate agents. H. Marno (Ed.), PLOS ONE , 16 (5), e0251081. Publisher's Version
Leotti, L., Pochinki, N., Reis, D., Bonawitz, E., & LoBue, V. (2021). Learning about germs in a global pandemic: Children’s knowledge and avoidance of contagious illness before and after COVID-19. Cognitive Development , 59, 101090. Publisher's Version
Wilson, R. C., Bonawitz, E., Costa, V. D., & Ebitz, B. R. (2021). Balancing exploration and exploitation with information and randomization. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences , 38, 49–56 . Elsevier.
2020
Walker, C., Rett, A., & Bonawitz, E. (2020). Object design influences preschooler and adult’s relational causal inferences. Psychological Science.
Macias, C., & Bonawitz, E. (2020). Memory enhancement from surprise: Investigating threshold and incremental accounts. In Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Virtual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society . Cognitive Science Society.
Daubert, E. N., Yu, Y., Grados, M., Shafto, P., & Bonawitz, E. (2020). Pedagogical questions promote causal learning in preschoolers. Nature Scientific Reports , 10 (1), 1-8. Publisher's Version
Persaud, K., Bass, I., Colantonio, J., Macias, C., & Bonawitz, E. (2020). Opportunities and challenges integrating resource-rational analysis with developmental perspectives. Behavioral and Brain Sciences , 43, e18 . Cambridge University Press.
Walker, C. M., Rett, A., & Bonawitz, E. (2020). Design drives discovery in causal learning. Psychological science , 31 (2), 129–138 . SAGE Publications Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA.
Bonawitz, E., Shafto, P., Yu, Y., Gonzalez, A., & Bridgers, S. (2020). Children change their answers in response to neutral follow-up questions by a knowledgeable asker. Cognitive science , 44 (1), e12811 . Wiley Online Library.
Sheskin, M., Scott, K., Mills, C. M., Bergelson, E., Bonawitz, E., Spelke, E. S., Fei-Fei, L., et al. (2020). Online developmental science to foster innovation, access, and impact. Trends in Cognitive Sciences , 24 (9), 675–678 . Elsevier.

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