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Understanding other minds: linking developmental psychology and functional neuroimaging.
Evidence from developmental psychology suggests that understanding other minds constitutes a special domain of cognition with at least two components: an early-developing system for reasoning about… Expand
Infants' Discrimination of Number vs. Continuous Extent
Seven studies explored the empirical basis for claims that infants represent cardinal values of small sets of objects. Many studies investigating numerical ability did not properly control for… Expand
Science and Core Knowledge
While endorsing Gopnik's proposal that studies of the emergence and modification of scientific theories and studies of cognitive development in children are mutually illuminating, we offer a… Expand
Whose gaze will infants follow? The elicitation of gaze-following in 12-month-olds
Eighty-three 12-month-old infants faced a noisy, active, object for one minute, after which the object turned 45 degrees to the left or the right. Five conditions explored what object features… Expand
"An Experiment Is When You Try It and See if It Works": A Study of Junior High School Students' Understanding of the Construction of Scientific Knowledge.
- S. Carey
- 1 June 1988
Theories of development: In dialog with Jean Piaget
Abstract Piaget's body of work had two major theoretical thrusts: constructivism and stage theory. Both constructivism and stage theories articulate modern work on conceptual development, albeit… Expand
Individuation of objects and events: a developmental study
This study investigates children's ability to use language to guide their choice of individuation criterion in the domains of objects and events. Previous work (Shipley, E. F., & Shepperson, B.… Expand
Infants learn a rule predicated on the relation same but fail to simultaneously learn a rule predicated on the relation different
In two experiments, we assessed whether infants are able to learn rules predicated on two abstract relations linked by negation: same and different (not same). In an anticipatory looking paradigm,… Expand
Perception, ontology, and word meaning
In their commentary on our paper (Soja, Carey, & Spelke, 1991), Landau, Jones and Smith (1992) (hereafter LJS) clarify the position taken by Landau, Smith, and Jones (1988), and briefly describe… Expand