Recently published research papers

Here are some of our 2016 publications. For a more comprehensive publication list please see the team members’ bibliographies


Bulley, Adam, Henry, Julie and Suddendorf, Thomas (2016) Prospection and the present moment: the role of episodic foresight in intertemporal choices between immediate and delayed rewards. Review of General Psychology, 20 1: 29-47. doi:10.1037/gpr0000061

Cheng, Sen, Werning, Markus and Suddendorf, Thomas (2016) Dissociating memory traces and scenario construction in mental time travel. Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, 60 82-89. doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2015.11.011

Davis, Jac T. M., Cullen, Elizabeth and Suddendorf, Thomas (2016) Understanding deliberate practice in preschool-aged children. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69 2: 361-380. doi:10.1080/17470218.2015.1082140

Imuta, Kana, Henry, Julie D., Slaughter, Virginia, Selcuk, Bilge and Ruffman, Ted (2016) Theory of mind and prosocial behavior in childhood: a meta-analytic review. Developmental Psychology, 52 8: 1192-1205. doi:10.1037/dev0000140

Longbottom, Sarah E. and Slaughter, Virginia (2016) Direct experience with nature and the development of biological knowledge. Early Education and Development, 1-14. doi:10.1080/10409289.2016.1169822

Nelson, Nicole L. and Russell, James A. (2016) Building emotion categories: children use a process of elimination when they encounter novel expressions. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 151 120-130. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2016.02.012

Nelson, Nicole L. and Russell, James A. (2016) A facial expression of pax: assessing children's "recognition" of emotion from faces. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 141 49-64. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2015.07.016

Nielsen, Mark, Mushin, Ilana, Tomaselli, Keyan and Whiten, Andrew (2016) Imitation, collaboration, and their interaction among Western and Indigenous Australian preschool children. Child Development, 87 3: 795-806. doi:10.1111/cdev.12504

Nielsen, Mark and Haun, Daniel (2016) Why developmental psychology is incomplete without comparative and cross-cultural perspectives. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 371 1686: 1-7. doi:10.1098/rstb.2015.0071

Oostenbroek, Janine, Suddendorf, Thomas, Nielsen, Mark, Redshaw, Jonathan, Kennedy-Costantini, Siobhan, Davis, Jacqueline, Clark, Sally and Slaughter, Virginia (2016) Comprehensive Longitudinal Study Challenges the Existence of Neonatal Imitation in Humans. Current Biology, 26 10: 1334-1338. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2016.03.047

Perez-Zapata, Daniel, Slaughter, Virginia and Henry, Julie D. (2016) Cultural effects on mindreading. Cognition, 146 410-414. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2015.10.018

Peterson, Candida, Slaughter, Virginia, Moore, Chris and Wellman, Henry M. (2016) Peer social skills and theory of mind in children with autism, deafness, or typical development. Developmental Psychology, 52 1: 46-57. doi:10.1037/a0039833

Redshaw, Jonathan, Henry, Julie D. and Suddendorf, Thomas (2016) Disentangling the effect of event-based cues on children's time-based prospective memory performance. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 150 130-140. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2016.05.008

Redshaw, Jonathan and Suddendorf, Thomas (2016) Children’s and apes’ preparatory responses to two mutually exclusive possibilities. Current Biology, 26 13: 1758-1762. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2016.04.062

Suddendorf, Thomas, Brinums, Melissa and Imuta, Kana (2016). Shaping one's future self: the development of deliberate practice. In Kourken Michaelian, Stanley B. Klein and Karl K. Szpunar (Ed.), Seeing the future: theoretical perspectives on future-oriented mental time travel (pp. 343-366) New York, United States: Oxford University Press.

Wilks, Matti, Kapitany, Rohan and Nielsen, Mark (2016) Preschool's children's learning proclivities: when the ritual stance trumps the instrumental stance. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 34 3: 402-414. doi:10.1111/bjdp.12139