Browse Dept. of Psychology by Contributor "Baillargeon, Renee"
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A general explanatory tendency underlies common assumptions about how the world works: an investigation of nominal fit and essentialist beliefs (2016-06-27)People are constantly making sense of their environment, explaining a wide variety of events and facts that they encounter. Often, these explanations are the product of a heuristic process that relies on highly accessible ...
(2017-04-19)National identity is a powerful category marker that has been found to influence people’s perceptions and judgments of social others. While one’s nationality is technically defined by circumstantial factors (e.g., birthplace, ...
(2018-12-07)Recent research has provided converging evidence, using multiple tasks, of sensitivity to fairness in the second year of life. In contrast, findings in the first year have been mixed, leaving it unclear whether young infants ...
Shedding light on memory retrieval: reactivation of related information and its association with the hippocampus (2016-12-01)Memory retrieval is a multifaceted process that involves the coordination of multiple areas of the brain including the cortical memory stores and the hippocampus, an area of the brain shown to be necessary for creating and ...