Renee L Baillargeon, Alumni Distinguished Professor

1985 …2019
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Research Output 1985 2019

2007

Can 9.5-month-old infants attribute to an agent a disposition to perform a particular action on objects?

Song, H. J. & Baillargeon, R. L., Jan 1 2007, In : Acta Psychologica. 124, 1, p. 79-105 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Disposition
Research
Experiment

Do 12.5-month-old infants consider what objects others can see when interpreting their actions?

Luo, Y. & Baillargeon, R., Dec 1 2007, In : Cognition. 105, 3, p. 489-512 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
Research
experiment
2008

An Account of Infants' Physical Reasoning

Baillargeon, R. L., Li, J., Ng, W. & Yuan, S., Sep 1 2008, Learning and the Infant Mind. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Can an agent's false belief be corrected by an appropriate communication? Psychological reasoning in 18-month-old infants

Song, H. J., Onishi, K. H., Baillargeon, R. L. & Fisher, C. L., Dec 1 2008, In : Cognition. 109, 3, p. 295-315 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
Communication
Psychology
communication
event

Can infants be "taught" to attend to a new physical variable in an event category? The case of height in covering events

Wang, S. H. & Baillargeon, R., Jun 1 2008, In : Cognitive Psychology. 56, 4, p. 284-326 43 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
learning account
event
Learning
Teaching

Detecting impossible changes in infancy: a three-system account

Wang, S. H. & Baillargeon, R., Jan 1 2008, In : Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 12, 1, p. 17-23 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Color
Research

Infants' Reasoning About Others' False Perceptions

Song, H. J. & Baillargeon, R. L., Nov 1 2008, In : Developmental psychology. 44, 6, p. 1789-1795 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mephitidae
infant
Hair
Form Perception
event
Cognitive Science
Research Personnel

Young infants' actions reveal their developing knowledge of support variables: Converging evidence for violation-of-expectation findings

Hespos, S. J. & Baillargeon, R., Apr 1 2008, In : Cognition. 107, 1, p. 304-316 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
Play and Playthings
toy
evidence
Violations
2009

Which penguin is this? attributing false beliefs about object identity at 18 months

Scott, R. M. & Baillargeon, R., Jul 1 2009, In : Child development. 80, 4, p. 1172-1196 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spheniscidae
subsystem
infant
toy
Play and Playthings

Young infants' reasoning about physical events involving inert and self-propelled objects

Luo, Y., Kaufman, L. & Baillargeon, R. L., Jun 1 2009, In : Cognitive Psychology. 58, 4, p. 441-486 46 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
event
experiment
Experiments
Cognitive Science
2010

Attributing false beliefs about non-obvious properties at 18 months

Scott, R. M., Baillargeon, R., Song, H. J. & Leslie, A. M., Dec 1 2010, In : Cognitive Psychology. 61, 4, p. 366-395 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
paradigm
experiment
Experiments
Data storage equipment

False-belief understanding in infants

Baillargeon, R. L., Scott, R. M. & He, Z., Mar 1 2010, In : Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 14, 3, p. 110-118 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

How Do Infants Reason about Physical Events

Baillargeon, R. L., Li, J., Gertner, Y. & Wu, D., Jul 15 2010, The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Cognitive Development, Second edition. Wiley Blackwell, p. 11-48 38 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Toward a mentalistic account of early psychological reasoning

Luo, Y. & Baillargeon, R., Oct 1 2010, In : Current Directions in Psychological Science. 19, 5, p. 301-307 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychology
Psychological
Disposition
Entity
Nonhuman
2011
Research Personnel
Research
2012

2.5-year-olds succeed at a verbal anticipatory-looking false-belief task

He, Z., Bolz, M. & Baillargeon, R., Mar 1 2012, In : British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 30, 1, p. 14-29 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chin
Hand
Research

Do infants have a sense of fairness?

Sloane, S., Baillargeon, R. & Premack, D., Feb 2012, In : Psychological Science. 23, 2, p. 196-204 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reward

False-belief understanding in 2.5-year-olds: Evidence from two novel verbal spontaneous-response tasks

Scott, R. M., He, Z., Baillargeon, R. & Cummins, D., Mar 1 2012, In : Developmental science. 15, 2, p. 181-193 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linguistics
Research Personnel
Research
Population
Cognition
cognition
infant
Weights and Measures
Wool

Object Individuation and Physical Reasoning in Infancy: An Integrative Account

Baillargeon, R., Stavans, M., Wu, D., Gertner, Y., Setoh, P., Kittredge, A. K. & Bernard, A., Jan 1 2012, In : Language Learning and Development. 8, 1, p. 4-46 43 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

personality development
infant
Physical
Infancy
Object Individuation

Young infants' expectations about self-propelled objects

Baillargeon, R., Wu, D., Yuan, S., Li, J. & Luo, Y., Mar 22 2012, The Origins of Object Knowledge. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2013
Autistic Disorder
Sociological Factors
Surveys and Questionnaires

Do Infants Really Expect Agents to Act Efficiently? A Critical Test of the Rationality Principle

Scott, R. M. & Baillargeon, R., Apr 2013, In : Psychological Science. 24, 4, p. 466-474 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Early false-belief understanding in traditional non-Western societies

Barrett, H. C., Broesch, T., Scott, R. M., He, Z., Baillargeon, R. L., Wu, D., Bolz, M., Henrich, J., Setoh, P., Wang, J. & Laurence, S., Mar 22 2013, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 280, 1755, 20122575.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cross cultural studies
social adjustment
Fiji
Ecuador
childhood

Young infants haèe biological expectations about animals

Setoh, P., Wu, D., Baillargeon, R. & Gelman, R., Oct 1 2013, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 40, p. 15937-15942 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychology
2014

How fresh a look? A reply to Heyes

Scott, R. M. & Baillargeon, R., Sep 1 2014, In : Developmental science. 17, 5, p. 660-664 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Concept Formation
Infant Behavior
Cognition

The development of infants' use of novel verbal information when reasoning about others' actions

Song, H. J., Baillargeon, R. & Fisher, C., Mar 24 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 3, e92387.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant development
Child Development
testing
Aptitude
Research
2015

Infants understand deceptive intentions to implant false beliefs about identity: New evidence for early mentalistic reasoning

Scott, R. M., Richman, J. C. & Baillargeon, R., Nov 1 2015, In : Cognitive Psychology. 82, p. 32-56 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Play and Playthings
toy
infant
evidence
experiment
2016

Psychological reasoning in infancy

Baillargeon, R., Scott, R. M. & Bian, L., Jan 4 2016, In : Annual review of psychology. 67, p. 159-186 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychology
Research Personnel
Automatic Data Processing
Research

Young infants view physically possible support events as unexpected: New evidence for rule learning

Wang, S. H., Zhang, Y. & Baillargeon, R. L., Dec 1 2016, In : Cognition. 157, p. 100-105 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
Learning
event
learning
evidence
2017

Early False-Belief Understanding

Scott, R. M. & Baillargeon, R. L., Apr 1 2017, In : Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 21, 4, p. 237-249 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Cognition

Explanation-based learning in infancy

Baillargeon, R. L. & DeJong, G. F., Oct 1 2017, In : Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 24, 5, p. 1511-1526 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Teaching
Infancy
Asymmetrical

Infants possess an abstract expectation of ingroup support

Jin, K. S. & Baillargeon, R., Aug 1 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 31, p. 8199-8204 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Four-month-old infants individuate and track simple tools following functional demonstrations

Stavans, M. & Baillargeon, R., Jan 2018, In : Developmental science. 21, 1, e12500.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Individuation

Infants distinguish between leaders and bullies

Margoni, F., Baillargeon, R. & Surian, L., Sep 18 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 38, p. E8835-E8843

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bullying
Power (Psychology)
Fear

Infants expect ingroup support to override fairness when resources are limited

Bian, L., Sloane, S. & Baillargeon, R. L., Jan 1 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 11, p. 2705-2710 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Play and Playthings
Angelman Syndrome
Cognition
Research

Interpreting failed replications of early false-belief findings: Methodological and theoretical considerations

Baillargeon, R. L., Baillargeon, R. & Southgate, V., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Cognitive Development.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Young infants expect an unfamiliar adult to comfort a crying baby: Evidence from a standard violation-of-expectation task and a novel infant-triggered-video task

Jin, K. S., Houston, J. L., Baillargeon, R. L., Groh, A. M. & Roisman, G. I., May 2018, In : Cognitive Psychology. 102, p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crying
baby
infant
video
event
2019

Catastrophic individuation failures in infancy: A new model and predictions

Stavans, M., Lin, Y., Wu, D. & Baillargeon, R., Mar 2019, In : Psychological review. 126, 2, p. 196-225 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Individuation
Research

Do infants in the first year of life expect equal resource allocations?

Dawkins, M. B., Sloane, S. & Baillargeon, R. L., Jan 1 2019, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 10, FEB, 116.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Play and Playthings
Resource Allocation
Research
Cognition

Infants expect leaders to right wrongs

Stavans, M. & Baillargeon, R. L., Aug 13 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 33, p. 16292-16301 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Play and Playthings
Ursidae
Punishment
Anthropology
Cues
Punishment
Theft
Play and Playthings