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Cognitive Development
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Lewry, C., Curtis, K., Vasilyeva, N., Xu, F., & Griffiths, T. L. (in press). Intuitions about magic track the development of intuitive physics. Cognition. (pdf)
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Gopnik, A., O'Grady, S., Lucas, C. G., Griffiths, T. L., Wente, A., Bridgers, S., Aboody, R., Fung, H., & Dahl, R. E. (2017). Changes in cognitive flexibility and hypothesis search across human life history from childhood to adolescence to adulthood. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(30), 7892-7899. (pdf)
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Grant, E., Nematzadeh, A., & Griffiths, T. L. (2017). How can memory-augmented neural networks pass a false-belief task? Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Ruggeri, A., Lombrozo, T., Griffiths, T. L., & Xu, F. (2016). Sources of developmental change in the efficiency of information search. Developmental Psychology, 52, 2159-2173. (pdf)
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Eaves Jr, B. S., Feldman, N. H., Griffiths, T. L., & Shafto, P. (2016). Infant-directed speech is consistent with teaching. Psychological Review (pdf)
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Bridgers, S., Buchsbaum, D., Seiver, E., Griffiths, T. L., & Gopnik, A. (2016). Children's causal inferences from conflicting testimony and observations. Developmental Psychology. (pdf)
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Foushee, R., Griffiths, T. L., & Srinivasan, M. (2016). Lexical complexity of child-directed and overheard speech: Implications for learning. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Hu, J., Lucas, C. G., Griffiths, T. L., & Xu, F. (2015). Preschoolers' understanding of graded preferences. Cognitive Development, 36, 93-102. (pdf)
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Gopnik, A., Griffiths, T. L., & Lucas, C. G. (2015). When younger learners can be better (or at least more open-minded) than older ones. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 24, 87-92. (pdf)
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Hu, J., Whalen, A., Buchsbaum, D., Griffiths, T. L., & Xu, F. (2015). Can children balance the size of a majority with the quality of their information? Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Lieder, F., Sim, Z., Hu, J. C., & Griffiths, T. L. (2015). Children and adults differ in their strategies for social learning. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Meylan, S. C., & Griffiths, T. L. (2015). A Bayesian framework for learning words from multiword utterances. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Ruggeri, A., Lombrozo, T., Griffiths, T. L., & Xu, F. (2015). Children search for information as efficiently as adults, but seek additional confirmatory evidence. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Bonawitz, E., Denison, S., Griffiths, T. L., & Gopnik, A. (2014). Probabilistic models, learning algorithms, and response variability: Sampling in cognitive development. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 18, 497-500. (pdf)
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Lucas, C. G., Bridgers, S., Griffiths, T. L., & Gopnik, A. (2014). When children are better (or at least more open-minded) learners than adults: Developmental differences in learning the forms of causal relationships. Cognition, 131, 284-299. (pdf)
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Lucas, C. G., Griffiths, T. L., Xu, F., Fawcett, C., Gopnik, A., Kushnir, T., Markson, L., & Hu, J. (2014). The child as econometrician: A rational model of preference understanding in children. PLOS One, 9(3), e92160. (pdf)
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Bonawitz, E., Gopnik, A., Denison, S., & Griffiths, T. L. (2012). Rational randomness: The role of sampling in an algorithmic account of preschoolers' causal learning. In F. Xu (Ed.) Rational constructivism in cognitive development. Waltham, MA: Academic Press. (book)
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Buchsbaum, D., Bridgers, S., Whalen, A., Seiver, E., Griffiths, T. L., & Gopnik, A. (2012). Do I know that you know what you know? Modeling testimony in causal inference. Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Griffiths, T. L., Sobel, D., Tenenbaum, J. B., & Gopnik, A. (2011). Bayes and blickets: Effects of knowledge on causal induction in children and adults. Cognitive Science, 35, 1407-1455. (pdf)
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Perfors, A., Tenenbaum, J. B., Griffiths, T. L., & Xu, F. (2011). A tutorial introduction to Bayesian models of cognitive development. Cognition, 120, 302-321. (pdf)
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Buchsbaum, D., Gopnik, A., Griffiths, T. L., & Shafto, P. (2011). Children's imitation of causal action sequences is influenced by statistical and pedagogical evidence. Cognition, 120, 331-340. (pdf)
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Tenenbaum, J. B., Kemp, C., Griffiths, T. L., & Goodman, N. D. (2011) How to grow a mind: Statistics, structure, and abstraction. Science, 331, 1279-1285. (pdf)
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Rafferty, A. N., & Griffiths, T. L. (2010). Optimal language learning: The importance of starting representative. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Buchsbaum, D., Gopnik, A., & Griffiths, T. L. (2010). Children's imitation of action sequences is influenced by statistical evidence and inferred causal structure. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Lucas, C. G., Gopnik, A., & Griffiths, T. L. (2010). Developmental differences in learning the forms of causal relationships. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)
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Griffiths, T. L., & Tenenbaum, J. B. (2009). Theory-based causal induction. Psychological Review, 116, 661-716. (pdf)
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Goldwater, S., Griffiths, T. L., & Johnson, M. (2009). A Bayesian framework for word segmentation: Exploring the effects of context. Cognition, 112, 21-54. (pdf)
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Lucas, C., Griffiths, T. L., Xu, F., & Fawcett, C. (2009). A rational model of preference learning and choice prediction by children. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 21. (pdf)
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Schulz, L. E., Bonawitz, E. B., & Griffiths, T. L. (2007). Can being scared make your tummy ache? Naive theories, ambiguous evidence and preschoolers' causal inferences. Developmental Psychology, 43, 1124-1139. (pdf)
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Goldwater, S., & Griffiths, T. L. (2007). A fully Bayesian approach to unsupervised part-of-speech tagging. Proceedings of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL'07). (pdf)
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Goldwater, S., Griffiths, T. L., & Johnson, M. (2006). Interpolating between types and tokens by estimating power law generators. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 18. (pdf) (note: this version of the paper is slightly modified from the hardcopy proceedings)
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Bonawitz, E. B., Griffiths, T. L., & Schulz, L. (2006). Modeling cross-domain causal learning in preschoolers as Bayesian inference. Proceedings of the 28th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf) (winner of the Marr Prize for best student paper)
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Griffiths, T. L., Baraff, E. R., & Tenenbaum, J. B. (2004). Using physical theories to infer hidden causal structure. Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. (pdf)

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