Renee L Baillargeon, Alumni Distinguished Professor

1985 …2019
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Research Output 1985 2019

Article

Object Permanence in 3 1/2- and 4 1/2-Month-Old Infants

Baillargeon, R. L., Sep 1987, In : Developmental psychology. 23, 5, p. 655-664 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
event
experiment
interpretation

Object permanence in five-month-old infants

Baillargeon, R. L., Spelke, E. S. & Wasserman, S., 1985, In : Cognition. 20, 3, p. 191-208 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
event
Object Permanence
experiment
interpretation

Object Permanence in Young Infants: Further Evidence

Baillargeon, R. & DeVos, J., Dec 1991, In : Child development. 62, 6, p. 1227-1246 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
Daucus carota
evidence
experiment
Play and Playthings

Object segregation in 8-month-old infants

Needham, A. & Baillargeon, R. L., Feb 1 1997, In : Cognition. 62, 2, p. 121-149 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

segregation
infant
experiment
Segregation
Hand

Perseveration and Problem Solving in Infancy

Aguiar, A. & Baillargeon, R. L., Dec 1 1999, In : Advances in child development and behavior. 27, C, p. 135-180 46 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Psychology
Motor Skills
Task Performance and Analysis
Child Development
Personality

Perseverative responding in a violation-of-expectation task in 6.5-month-old infants

Aguiar, A. & Baillargeon, R. L., Jul 1 2003, In : Cognition. 88, 3, p. 277-316 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
event
Aptitude
experiment
Child Behavior

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

Reasoning about a hidden object after a delay: Evidence for robust representations in 5-month-old infants

Luo, Y., Baillargeon, R. L., Brueckner, L. & Munakata, Y., Jul 1 2003, In : Cognition. 88, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
evidence
interpretation
event
Research

Reasoning about collisions involving inert objects in 7.5-month-old infants

Kotovsky, L. & Baillargeon, R. L., Aug 2000, In : Developmental science. 3, 3, p. 344-359 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Architectural Accessibility
Play and Playthings
Research

Reasoning about containment events in very young infants

Hespos, S. J. & Baillargeon, R. L., Jan 1 2001, In : Cognition. 78, 3, p. 207-245 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
event
experiment
Containment
Research

Reasoning about the height and location of a hidden object in 4.5- and 6.5-month-old infants

Baillargeon, R. L., Jan 1991, In : Cognition. 38, 1, p. 13-42 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
experiment
event
ability
present
infant
event
Architectural Accessibility
experiment
ability

Should all stationary objects move when hit? Developments in infants' causal and statistical expectations about collision events

Wang, S. H., Kaufman, L. & Baillargeon, R. L., Dec 1 2003, In : Infant Behavior and Development. 26, 4, p. 529-567 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Child Development
Vertical Dimension
Architectural Accessibility
Aptitude

Task constraints and infant grip configurations

Newell, K. M., Scully, D. M., McDonald, P. V. & Baillargeon, R. L., Dec 1989, In : Developmental psychobiology. 22, 8, p. 817-831 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hand Strength
Information Systems
Psychological Adaptation
Child Development

The development of calibration-based reasoning about collision events in young infants

Kotovsky, L. & Baillargeon, R. L., Jul 15 1998, In : Cognition. 67, 3, p. 311-351 41 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calibration
infant
event
Architectural Accessibility
Cylinder

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
Punishment
Theft
Play and Playthings

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
Automatic Data Processing
Research

When the ordinary seems unexpected: Evidence for incremental physical knowledge in young infants

Luo, Y. & Baillargeon, R. L., Apr 2005, In : Cognition. 95, 3, p. 297-328 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
event
evidence
Physical
knowledge

Where's the rabbit? 5.5-month-old infants' representation of the height of a hidden object

Baillargeon, R. L. & Graber, M., Oct 1987, In : Cognitive Development. 2, 4, p. 375-392 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rabbits
Play and Playthings
Research

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

Why do young infants fail to search for hidden objects?

Baillargeon, R., Graber, M., Devos, J. & Black, J., Sep 1990, In : Cognition. 36, 3, p. 255-284 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Play and Playthings
toy
infant
event
Hand

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

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

Young infants' expectations about hidden objects: A reply to three challenges

Baillargeon, R., May 1999, In : Developmental science. 2, 2, p. 115-132 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cognition

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

Young infants' reasoning about hidden objects: Evidence from violation-of-expectation tasks with test trials only

Wang, S. H., Baillargeon, R. L. & Brueckner, L., Oct 1 2004, In : Cognition. 93, 3, p. 167-198 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant
evidence
experiment
Research
Violations

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

Young infants' reasoning about the physical and spatial properties of a hidden object

Baillargeon, R. L., Jul 1987, In : Cognitive Development. 2, 3, p. 179-200 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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
Chapter

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

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

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

Comment/debate

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

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

Infants' use of featural and experiential information in segregating and individuating objects: A reply to Xu, Carey and Welch (2000)

Needham, A. & Baillargeon, R., Mar 14 2000, In : Cognition. 74, 3, p. 255-284 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

visual perception
Visual Perception
Child Development
Cognition
cognition
Review article

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

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

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

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

Research
Individuation

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

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

Research

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

Research