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Publications by Dr. Danovitch and her collaborators:

Girouard-Hallam, L. N, & Danovitch, J. H. (in press). Children’s trust in and learning from voice-assistants. Developmental Psychology.

Mills, C. M., Danovitch, J. H., Mugambi, V., Sands, K., & Monroe, A. (in press). Cognitive reflection and authoritarianism relate to how parents respond to children's science questions. Developmental Psychology.


Mills, C. M., Danovitch, J. H., Mugambi, V., Sands, K., & Pattisapu Fox, C. (in press). “Why do dogs pant?”: Characteristics of parental explanations about science predict children’s knowledge. Child Development.

Tong, Y., Wang, F., Danovitch, J. H., & Wang, W. (in press). When the internet is wrong: Children’s trust in an inaccurate internet or human source. British Journal of Developmental Psychology.

Williams, A. J. & Danovitch, J. H. (in press). Is what Mickey Mouse says impossible? Informant reality status and children’s beliefs in extraordinary events. Journal of Cognition and Development.

Girouard-Hallam, L. N, Streble, H. & Danovitch, J. H. (2021). Children’s mental, social, and moral attributions towards a familiar digital voice-assistant. Human Behavior & Emerging Technologies, 3, 1118-1131. OPEN ACCESS LINK

Danovitch, J. H., Mills, C. M., Sands, K., & Williams, A. J. (2021). Mind the gap: How incomplete explanations influence children’s interest and learning behaviors. Cognitive Psychology, 130, 101421. OPEN ACCESS LINK


Danovitch, J. H., Mills, C. M., Duncan, R. G., Williams, A. J., & Girouard, L. N. (2021).  Developmental changes in children’s recognition of the relevance of evidence to causal explanations. Cognitive Development, 58, 101017. OPEN ACCESS LINK

Tong, Y., Danovitch, J. H., Wang, F., Williams, A.J., & Li, H. (2021). Unsafe to eat? How familiar cartoon characters affect children’s learning about potentially harmful foods. Appetite, 167, 105649.

Williams, A. J., Danovitch, J. H., Mills, C. M. (2021). Exploring sources of individual differences in children’s interest in science. Mind, Brain, and Education, 15, 67-76. PDF

Publications by Dr. Noles and his collaborators:

Noles, N.S., Gelman, S.A., & Stilwell, S. (2021). To give or receive? The role of giver versus receiver on object tracking and object preferences in children and adults. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 21, 369-388.


Norris, M., & Noles, N.S. (2021). Can a leopard change its spots? Only some children use counterevidence to update their beliefs about people. Cognitive Development, 58, 101037.


Marchak, K.A., Laughlin, M., Gelman, S.A., & Noles, N.S. (2020). Beliefs about the persistence of history in objects and spaces in the United States and India. Journal of Cross-cultural Psychology, 51, 309-332.


Noles, N.S. (2019). Salience or centrality: Why do some features influence inductive generalization more than others? Developmental Psychology, 55, 612-622.


Noles, N.S., & Keil, F.C. (2019). Exploring the first possessor bias in children. PLoS ONE, 14, 1-13.


McDermott, C.H., & Noles, N.S. (2018). The role of age, theory of mind, and linguistic ability in children’s understanding of ownership. PLoS ONE, 13, 1-10.


Gelman, S.A., Martinez, M., Davidson, N.S., & Noles, N.S. (2018). Developing digital privacy: Children’s moral judgments concerning mobile GPS devices. Child Development, 89, 17-26.

*To view a full list of the publications please go to the publications link under the staff tab

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