Publications

  • Liberman, Z., Sullivan, K., Woodward, A., & Kinzler, K.D. (in press). Early emerging system for reasoning about the social nature of food. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
  • Bregant, J., Shaw, A., & Kinzler, K.D. (in press). Intuitive jurisprudence: Early reasoning about the functions of punishment. Journal of Empirical Legal Studies.
  • Liberman, Z., Woodward, A.L., & Kinzler, K.D. (in press). Preverbal infants infer third-party social structure based on linguistic group. Cognitive Science.
  • Liberman, Z., Woodward, A.L. Keysar, B. & Kinzler, K.D. (in press). Exposure to multiple languages enhances communication skills in infancy. Developmental Science. [pdf]
  • Fan, S., Liberman, Z., Keysar, B., & Kinzler, K.D. (2015). The exposure advantage: Early exposure to a multilingual environment promotes effective communication. Psychological Science, 26, 1090- 1097. [pdf]
  • DeJesus, J., Shutts, K., & Kinzler, K.D. (2015). Eww she sneezed! Contamination context affects children’s food preferences and consumption. Appetite, 87, 303-309. [pdf]
  • Kinzler, K.D. & Sullivan, K. (2014). Is it about “pink” or about “girls”? The inherence heuristic across social and nonsocial domains. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 494. [pdf]
  • Liberman, Z., Kinzler, K.D., & Woodward, A.L. (2014). Friends or Foes: Infants use shared evaluations to infer others’ social relationships. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 143, 966-971. [pdf]
  • Kinzler, K.D. & Vaish, A. (2014). Political Infants? Developmental origins of the negativity bias. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 318.
  • DeJesus, J.M., Rhodes, M., & Kinzler, K.D. (2014). Evaluations versus expectations: Children’s divergent beliefs about resource distribution. Cognitive Science, 38, 178-193. [pdf]
  • Kinzler, K.D., & DeJesus, J.M. (2013). Northern=smart and Southern=nice: The development of accent attitudes in the U.S. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 66, 1146-1158. [pdf]
  • Kinzler, K.D. (2013). The development of language as a social category. In M.R. Banaji & S.A. Gelman (Eds.), Navigating the social world: What infants, children, and other species can teach us. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Kinzler, K.D., & DeJesus, J.M. (2013). Children’s sociolinguistic evaluations of nice foreigners and mean Americans. Developmental Psychology, 49, 655-664. [pdf]
  • Corriveau, K., Kinzler, K.D. & Harris, P. (2013). Accuracy trumps accent in children’s endorsement of object labels. Developmental Psychology, 49, 470-479. [pdf]
  • Shutts, K., Kinzler, K.D., & DeJesus, J. (2013). Understanding infants’ and children’s social learning about foods: Previous research and new prospects. Developmental Psychology, 49, 419-425. [pdf]
  • Michalska, K.J., Kinzler, K.D. & Decety, J. (2013). Age-related sex differences in explicit measures of empathy do not predict brain responses across childhood and adolescence. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 3, 22-32. [pdf]
  • Kinzler, K.D. (2012). A comment on Cohen’s “The evolution of tag-based cooperation in humans: the case for accent”. Current Anthropology, 53, 607. [pdf]
  • Olson, K., Shutts, K., Kinzler, K., & Weisman, K. (2012). Children associate racial groups with wealth: Evidence from South Africa. Child Development, 83, 1884-1899. [pdf]
  • Kinzler, K.D., Shutts, K., & Spelke, E.S. (2012). Language-based social preferences among children in South Africa. Language Learning and Development, 8, 215-232. [pdf]
  • Baltazar, N.C., Shutts, K., & Kinzler, K.D. (2012). Children show heightened memory for threatening social actions. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 112, 102-110. [pdf]
  • Kinzler, K.D., & Dautel, J. (2012). Children’s essentialist reasoning about language and race. Developmental Science, 15, 131-138. [pdf]
  • Kinzler, K.D., Dupoux, E., & Spelke, E.S. (2012). ‘Native’ objects and collaborators: Infants’ object choices and acts of giving reflect favor for native over foreign speakers. Journal of Cognition and Development, 13, 67-81. [pdf]
  • Decety, J., Michalska, K.J., & Kinzler, K.D. (2012). The contribution of emotion and cognition to moral sensitivity: A neurodevelopmental study. Cerebral Cortex, 22, 209-220. [pdf]
  • Shutts, K., Kinzler, K.D., Katz, R., Tredoux, C., & Spelke, E.S. (2011). Race preferences in children: Insights from South Africa. Developmental Science, 14, 1283-1291. [pdf]
  • Decety, J., Michalska, K. J., & Kinzler, K. D. (2011). The developmental neuroscience of moral sensitivity. Emotion Review, 3, 305-307. [pdf]
  • Kinzler, K.D., & Spelke, E.S. (2011). Do infants show social preferences for people differing in race? Cognition, 119, 1-9. [pdf]
  • Kinzler, K.D., Corriveau, K.H., & Harris, P.L (2011). Children’s selective trust in native-accented speakers. Developmental Science, 14, 106-111. [pdf]
  • Kinzler, K.D., Shutts, K., & Correll, J. (2010). Priorities in social categories. European Journal of Social Psychology: Special Issue: Children’s Intergroup Attitudes, 40, 581-592. [pdf]
  • Kinzler, K.D., Shutts, K., DeJesus, J., & Spelke, E.S. (2009). Accent trumps race in guiding children’s social preferences. Social Cognition, 27, 623-634. [pdf]
  • Spelke, E.S., & Kinzler, K.D. (2009). Innateness, learning, and rationality. Child Development Perspectives, 3, 96-98. [pdf]
  • Darcy, I., Ramus, F., Christophe, A., Kinzler, K., & Dupoux, E. (2009). Phonological knowledge in compensation for native and non-native assimilation. In: F. Kugler, C. Fery, & R. van der Vijver (Eds.) Variation and Gradience in Phonetics and Phonology. Mouton De Gruyter. [pdf]
  • Shutts, K., Kinzler, K.D., McKee, C., & Spelke, E.S. (2009). Social information guides infants’ selection of foods. Journal of Cognition and Development, 10, 1-17. [pdf]
  • Kinzler, D.K., & Shutts, K. (2008). Memory for “mean” over “nice”: The influence of threat on children’s face memory. Cognition, 107, 775-783. [pdf]
  • Kinzler, K.D., & Spelke, E.S. (2007). Core systems in human cognition. Progress in Brain Research, 164, 257-264. [pdf]
  • Shutts, K., & Kinzler, K.D. (2007). An ambiguous-race illusion in children’s face memory. Psychological Science, 18, 763-767. [pdf]
  • Kinzler, K.D., Dupoux, E., & Spelke, E.S. (2007). The native language of social cognition. The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104, 12577-12580. [pdf]
  • Spelke, E.S. & Kinzler, K.D. (2007). Core Knowledge. Developmental Science, 10, 89-96. [pdf]