Renee L Baillargeon, Alumni Distinguished Professor

1985 …2019
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Research Output 1985 2019

Article

15-month-old infants detect violations in pretend scenarios

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shoes
Drinking
Scenarios
Violations
Experiment

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
event
Experiments
experiment
Play and Playthings

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chin
Hand
Research

Attributing false beliefs about non-obvious properties at 18 months

Scott, R. M., Baillargeon, R. L., 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

Body scale and infant grip configurations

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hand Strength
Hand
Nuclear Family
Autistic Disorder
Sociological Factors
Surveys and Questionnaires

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

Calibration
infant
event
Architectural Accessibility
Cylinder

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

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychology
Research Personnel
Research

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

disposition
infant
Disposition
Research
evidence

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

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

infant
Play and Playthings
toy
event
evidence

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
continuity
event
evidence
Cognition

Developments in young infants' reasoning about occluded objects

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
event
Experiments
experiment
ability

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
Research
experiment

Do 15-month-old infants understand false beliefs?

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Play and Playthings
Research Personnel

Do infants have a sense of fairness?

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reward

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

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

Scott, R. M. & Baillargeon, R. L., 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

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
Hand

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
event
experiment
Research

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
evidence
Aptitude
Hand
Diamond

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
Research Personnel
Research

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

Scott, R. M., He, Z., Baillargeon, R. L. & 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

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Individuation

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

Physical World

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

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

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aptitude
Learning
Research

Infants' physical knowledge affects their change detection

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research

Infants' physical world

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blindness
Teaching
Physical World
Physical
Change Blindness

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 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

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
Cognition
cognition
infant
Weights and Measures
Wool
Cognitive Science
Research Personnel

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

Intuitions about support in 4.5-month-old infants

Needham, A. & Baillargeon, R. L., May 1993, In : Cognition. 47, 2, p. 121-148 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intuition
intuition
infant
Hand
event

Is the top object adequately supported by the bottom object? young infants' understanding of support relations

Baillargeon, R. L. & Hanko-Summers, S., Jan 1990, In : Cognitive Development. 5, 1, p. 29-53 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Length and Distance: Do Preschoolers Think That Occlusion Brings Things Together?

Miller, K. F. & Baillargeon, R. L., Jan 1990, In : Developmental psychology. 26, 1, p. 103-114 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preschool Children
preschool child
Language
mathematics
language

Letter to the editor

Baillargeon, R. L., Jul 1987, In : Cognition. 26, 2, p. 189-190 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Letters to the Editor

Location memory in 8-month-old infants in a non-search AB task: Further evidence

Baillargeon, R. L., Devos, J. & Graber, M., Oct 1989, In : Cognitive Development. 4, 4, p. 345-367 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diamond
Hand
Research Personnel

Mouthing and Grasping of Objects by Young Infants

Whyte, V. A., Mcdonald, P. V., Baillargeon, R. L. & Newell, K. M., Sep 1994, In : Ecological Psychology. 6, 3, p. 205-218 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mouth
Hand Strength
Experiments
Mouth
infant

Object Individuation and Physical Reasoning in Infancy: An Integrative Account

Baillargeon, R. L., 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

Object Individuation in Infancy: The Use of Featural Information in Reasoning about Occlusion Events

Wilcox, T. & Baillargeon, R. L., Nov 1998, In : Cognitive Psychology. 37, 2, p. 97-155 59 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Individuation
personality development
Information use
Ducks
event

Object individuation in young infants: Further evidence with an event-monitoring paradigm

Wilcox, T. & Baillargeon, R. L., Apr 1998, In : Developmental science. 1, 1, p. 127-142 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Individuation
Aptitude