Publications

2017

Herbst, E., Lucas, C., & Buchsbaum, D. (2017) Investigating the Explore/Exploit Trade-off in Adult Causal Inferences. Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

Otsubo, K., Whalen, A., & Buchsbaum, D. (2017). Investigating Sensitivity to Shared Information and Personal Experience in Children’s Use of Majority Information. Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

Pham, T., Hu, J. C., & Buchsbaum, D. (2017). Pragmatics Influence Children’s Use of Majority Information. Proceedings of the 39th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

Whalen, A., Griffiths, T. L., & Buchsbaum, D. (2017). Sensitivity to Shared Information in Social Learning. Cognitive Science. doi:10.1111.cogs.12485.

Tecwyn, E. C., Denison, S., Messer, E. J. E., & Buchsbaum, D. (2017). Intuitive probabilistic inference in capuchin monkeys. Animal Cognition. doi:10.1007/s10071-016-1043-9.

2016

Bridgers, S., Buchsbaum D., Seiver, E., Gopnik, A., & Griffiths, T. L. (2016). Children’s Causal Inferences From Conflicting Testimony and Observations. Developmental Psychology.

Burdett, E. R. R., Lucas, A. J., Buchsbaum, D., McGuigan, N., Wood, L. A., & Whiten, A. (2016). Do Children Copy an Expert or a Majority? Examining Selective Learning in Instrumental and Normative Contexts. PLoS ONE.

2015

Hu, J. C., Whalen, A., Buchsbaum, D., Griffiths, T. L., & Xu, F. (2015). Can Children Balance the Size of a Majority with the Quality of their Information? Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

Buchsbaum, D., Griffiths, T. L., Plunkett, D., Gopnik, A., & Baldwin, D. (2015). Inferring action structure and causal relationships in continuous sequences of human action. Cognitive Psychology.

2013

Gopnik, A., Seiver, E., & Buchsbaum, D. (2013). How causal learning helps us to understand other people, and how other people help us to learn about causes: Probabilistic models and the development of social cognition. (M. R. Banaji, S. A. Gelman, Ed.). Navigating the social world: What infants, children, and other species can teach us: Oxford University Press.

Whalen, A., Buchsbaum, A., & T. L. Griffiths. (2013). How do you know that? Sensitivity to statistical dependency in social learning. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

Hu, J. C., Buchsbaum, D., Griffiths, T. L., & Xu, F. (2013). When does the majority rule? Preschoolers’ trust in majority informants varies by task domain. Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

2012

Buchsbaum, D., Bridgers, S., Whalen A., Seiver E., Griffiths, T. L., & Gopnik, A. (2012). Do I know that you know what you know? Modeling testimony in causal inference. Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

Buchsbaum, D., & Morse, D. M. (2012). The effect of experience and rearing environment on the behavior of crab spiderlings during their first few weeks of life. Behaviour.

Buchsbaum, D., Seiver, E., Bridgers, S., & Gopnik, A. (2012). Learning About Causes from People, and about People from Causes: Statistical inference and Social Causal Reasoning. Rational Constructivism.

Buchsbaum, D., Bridgers, S., Weisberg, D. S., & Gopnik, A. (2012). The power of possibility: causal learning, counterfactual reasoning, and pretend play. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences.

2011

Buchsbaum, D., Gopnik, A., Griffiths, T. L., & Shafto, P. (2011). Children’s imitation of causal action sequences is influenced by statistical and pedagogical evidence. Cognition.

Buchsbaum, D., Canini, K. R., & Griffiths, T. L. (2011). Segmenting and Recognizing Human Action using Low-level Video Features. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.  

2010

Buchsbaum, D., Gopnik, A., & Griffiths, T. L. (2010). Children’s Imitation of Action Sequences is Influenced by Statistical Evidence and Inferred Causal Structure. Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

2009

Buchsbaum, D., Griffiths, T. L., Gopnik, A., & Baldwin, D. (2009). Learning from Actions and their Consequences: Inferring Causal Variables from Continuous Sequences of Human Action. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.