Renee L Baillargeon, Alumni Distinguished Professor

1985 …2019

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Research Output

15-month-old infants detect violations in pretend scenarios

Onishi, K. H., Baillargeon, R. & Leslie, A. M., Jan 1 2007, In : Acta Psychologica. 124, 1, p. 106-128 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2.5-Month-Old Infants' Reasoning about When Objects Should and Should Not Be Occluded

Aguiar, A. & Baillargeon, R., Sep 1999, In : Cognitive Psychology. 39, 2, p. 116-157 42 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

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

Body scale and infant grip configurations

Newell, K. M., McDonald, P. V. & Baillargeon, R., May 1993, In : Developmental psychobiology. 26, 4, p. 195-205 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calibration-based reasoning about collision events in 11-month-old infants

Kotovsky, L. & Baillargeon, R. L., Feb 1994, In : Cognition. 51, 2, p. 107-129 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Can 12 large clowns fit in a Mini Cooper? Or when are beliefs and reasoning explicit and conscious?

Baillargeon, R. L., Sep 1 2004, In : Developmental science. 7, 4, p. 422-424 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

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

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. & Fisher, C., Dec 1 2008, In : Cognition. 109, 3, p. 295-315 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Can a self-propelled box have a goal? - Psychological reasoning in 5-month-old infants

Luo, Y. & Baillargeon, R., Aug 1 2005, In : Psychological Science. 16, 8, p. 601-608 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Can infants attribute to an agent a disposition to perform a particular action?

Song, H. J., Baillargeon, R. & Fisher, C., Dec 1 2005, In : Cognition. 98, 2, p. B45-B55

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

Décalage in infants' knowledge about occlusion and containment events: Converging evidence from action tasks

Hespos, S. J. & Baillargeon, R., Mar 1 2006, In : Cognition. 99, 2, p. B31-B41

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Detecting continuity violations in infancy: A new account and new evidence from covering and tube events

Wang, S. H., Baillargeon, R. & Paterson, S., Mar 2005, In : Cognition. 95, 2, p. 129-173 45 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Developments in young infants' reasoning about occluded objects

Aguiar, A. & Baillargeon, R., Sep 1 2002, In : Cognitive Psychology. 45, 2, p. 267-336 70 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Do 15-month-old infants understand false beliefs?

Oniski, K. K. & Baillargeon, R., Apr 8 2005, In : Science. 308, 5719, p. 255-258 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

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

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

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

Effects of prior experience on 4.5-month-old infants' object segregation

Needham, A. & Baillargeon, R., Jan 1 1998, In : Infant Behavior and Development. 21, 1, p. 1-24 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eight-and-a-half-month-old infants' reasoning about containment events

Aguiar, A. & Baillargeon, R., Jan 1 1998, In : Child development. 69, 3, p. 636-653 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Event categorization in infancy

Baillargeon, R. L. & Wang, S. H., Feb 1 2002, In : Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 6, 2, p. 85-93 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Evidence of Location Memory in 8-Month-Old Infants in a Nonsearch AB Task

Baillargeon, R. & Graber, M., Jul 1988, In : Developmental psychology. 24, 4, p. 502-511 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

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

False-belief understanding in infants

Baillargeon, R., 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

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

How Do Infants Learn About the Physical World?

Baillargeon, R. L., Oct 1994, In : Current Directions in Psychological Science. 3, 5, p. 133-140 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

How Do Infants Reason about Physical Events

Baillargeon, R., 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

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

Inducing infants to detect a physical violation in a single trial

Wang, S. H. & Baillargeon, R., Jul 1 2005, In : Psychological Science. 16, 7, p. 542-549 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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

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

Infants expect leaders to right wrongs

Stavans, M. & Baillargeon, R., 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

Infants' Knowledge about Occlusion and Containment Events: A Surprising Discrepancy

Hespos, S. J. & Baillargeon, R., Jan 1 2001, In : Psychological Science. 12, 2, p. 141-147 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infants' physical knowledge affects their change detection

Wang, S. H. & Baillargeon, R., Mar 1 2006, In : Developmental science. 9, 2, p. 173-181 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infants' physical world

Baillargeon, R., Jun 1 2004, In : Current Directions in Psychological Science. 13, 3, p. 89-94 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Infants' reasoning about hidden objects: Evidence for event-general and event-specific expectations

Baillargeon, R., Sep 1 2004, In : Developmental science. 7, 4, p. 391-414 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Infants' Reasoning About Others' False Perceptions

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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