David Sobel
David Sobel
Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science, Brown 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
Causal learning mechanisms in very young children: two-, three-, and four-year-olds infer causal relations from patterns of variation and covariation.
A Gopnik, DM Sobel, LE Schulz, C Glymour
Developmental psychology 37 (5), 620, 2001
Detecting blickets: How young children use information about novel causal powers in categorization and induction
A Gopnik, DM Sobel
Child development 71 (5), 1205-1222, 2000
Children's causal inferences from indirect evidence: Backwards blocking and Bayesian reasoning in preschoolers
DM Sobel, JB Tenenbaum, A Gopnik
Cognitive science 28 (3), 303-333, 2004
Blickets and babies: the development of causal reasoning in toddlers and infants.
DM Sobel, NZ Kirkham
Developmental psychology 42 (6), 1103, 2006
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
Action understanding in the superior temporal sulcus region
BC Vander Wyk, CM Hudac, EJ Carter, DM Sobel, KA Pelphrey
Psychological science 20 (6), 771-777, 2009
Children monitor individuals’ expertise for word learning
DM Sobel, KH Corriveau
Child development 81 (2), 669-679, 2010
Explain this, explore that: A study of parent–child interaction in a children's museum
AK Willard, JTA Busch, KA Cullum, SM Letourneau, DM Sobel, ...
Child Development 90 (5), e598-e617, 2019
Attention to the mouth and gaze following in infancy predict language development
EJ Tenenbaum, DM Sobel, SJ Sheinkopf, BF Malle, JL Morgan
Journal of Child Language 42 (6), 1173-1190, 2015
The blicket within: Preschoolers' inferences about insides and causes
DM Sobel, CM Yoachim, A Gopnik, AN Meltzoff, EJ Blumenthal
Journal of Cognition and Development 8 (2), 159-182, 2007
Bayes and blickets: Effects of knowledge on causal induction in children and adults
TL Griffiths, DM Sobel, JB Tenenbaum, A Gopnik
Cognitive science 35 (8), 1407-1455, 2011
Increased F ocus on the M outh A mong I nfants in the F irst Y ear of L ife: AL ongitudinal E ye‐T racking S tudy
EJ Tenenbaum, RJ Shah, DM Sobel, BF Malle, JL Morgan
Infancy 18 (4), 534-553, 2013
Exploration, explanation, and parent–child interaction in museums
MA Callanan, CH Legare, DM Sobel, GJ Jaeger, S Letourneau, ...
Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development 85 (1), 7-137, 2020
The importance of decision making in causal learning from interventions
DM Sobel, T Kushnir
Memory & Cognition 34, 411-419, 2006
Infants track the reliability of potential informants
KS Tummeltshammer, R Wu, DM Sobel, NZ Kirkham
Psychological Science 25 (9), 1730-1738, 2014
Bayes nets and babies: Infants’ developing statistical reasoning abilities and their representation of causal knowledge
DM Sobel, NZ Kirkham
Developmental science 10 (3), 298-306, 2007
Causal maps and Bayes nets: A cognitive and computational account of theory-formation
A Gopnik, C Glymour, D Sobel
The cognitive basis of science, 117-132, 2002
Young children are reality-prone when thinking about stories
DS Weisberg, DM Sobel, J Goodstein, P Bloom
Journal of Cognition and Culture 13 (3-4), 383-407, 2013
Exploring the coherence of young children's explanatory abilities: Evidence from generating counterfactuals
DM Sobel
British Journal of Developmental Psychology 22 (1), 37-58, 2004
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