Tamar Kushnir
Tamar Kushnir
Professor, Psychology & Neuroscience, Duke University
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A theory of causal learning in children: causal maps and Bayes nets.
A Gopnik, C Glymour, DM Sobel, LE Schulz, T Kushnir, D Danks
Psychological review 111 (1), 3, 2004
Young children use statistical sampling to infer the preferences of other people
T Kushnir, F Xu, HM Wellman
Psychological science 21 (8), 1134-1140, 2010
Knowledge matters: How children evaluate the reliability of testimony as a process of rational inference.
DM Sobel, T Kushnir
Psychological Review 120 (4), 779, 2013
Young children infer causal strength from probabilities and interventions
T Kushnir, A Gopnik
Psychological Science 16 (9), 678-683, 2005
Conditional probability versus spatial contiguity in causal learning: Preschoolers use new contingency evidence to overcome prior spatial assumptions.
T Kushnir, A Gopnik
Developmental psychology 43 (1), 186, 2007
Infants are rational constructivist learners
F Xu, T Kushnir
Current Directions in Psychological Science 22 (1), 28-32, 2013
The role of preschoolers’ social understanding in evaluating the informativeness of causal interventions
T Kushnir, HM Wellman, SA Gelman
Cognition 107 (3), 1084-1092, 2008
The importance of decision making in causal learning from interventions
DM Sobel, T Kushnir
Memory & Cognition 34 (2), 411-419, 2006
Inferring hidden causes
T Kushnir, A Gopnik, L Schulz, D Danks
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society 25 (25), 2003
“Who can help me fix this toy?” The distinction between causal knowledge and word knowledge guides preschoolers' selective requests for information.
T Kushnir, C Vredenburgh, LA Schneider
Developmental psychology 49 (3), 446, 2013
Giving preschoolers choice increases sharing behavior
N Chernyak, T Kushnir
Psychological Science 24 (10), 1971-1979, 2013
A comparison of American and Nepalese children's concepts of freedom of choice and social constraint
N Chernyak, T Kushnir, KM Sullivan, Q Wang
Cognitive science 37 (7), 1343-1355, 2013
The child as econometrician: A rational model of preference understanding in children
CG Lucas, TL Griffiths, F Xu, C Fawcett, A Gopnik, T Kushnir, L Markson, ...
PloS one 9 (3), e92160, 2014
Learning from doing: Intervention and causal inference.
L Schulz, T Kushnir, A Gopnik
Oxford University Press, 2007
Developing intuitions about free will between ages four and six
T Kushnir, A Gopnik, N Chernyak, E Seiver, HM Wellman
Cognition 138, 79-101, 2015
Rational constructivism in cognitive development
F Xu
Academic Press, 2012
What I don’t know won’t hurt you: The relation between professed ignorance and later knowledge claims.
T Kushnir, MA Koenig
Developmental Psychology 53 (5), 826, 2017
Infants use statistical sampling to understand the psychological world
HM Wellman, T Kushnir, F Xu, KA Brink
Infancy 21 (5), 668-676, 2016
Social context effects in 2-and 4-year-olds’ selective versus faithful imitation.
Y Yu, T Kushnir
Developmental Psychology 50 (3), 922, 2014
Inferring hidden causal structure
T Kushnir, A Gopnik, C Lucas, L Schulz
Cognitive science 34 (1), 148-160, 2010
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