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Research Output

2019

Concepts of objects and substances in language

Rips, L. & Hespos, S. J., Aug 15 2019, In : Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 26, 4, p. 1238-1256 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2018
7 Scopus citations

Comparison within pairs promotes analogical abstraction in three-month-olds

Anderson, E. M., Chang, Y. J., Hespos, S. J. & Gentner, D., Jul 1 2018, In : Cognition. 176, p. 74-86 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Five-month-old infants have expectations for the accumulation of nonsolid substances

Anderson, E. M., Hespos, S. J. & Rips, L. J., Jun 2018, In : Cognition. 175, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

How similar are objects and events?

Wellwood, A., Hespos, S. J. & Rips, L., Jun 2018, In : Acta Linguistica Academica. 65, 2-3, p. 473-501 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Integration of Thought and Action: Arm Weights Facilitate Search Accuracy in 24-Month-Old Children

Arterberry, M. E., Hespos, S. J. & Herth, R. A., Mar 1 2018, In : Infancy. 23, 2, p. 173-193 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The object: Substance:: Event: Process analogy

Wellwood, A., Hespos, S. J. & Rips, L. J., Jan 1 2018, Oxford Studies in Experimental Philosophy, Volume 2. Oxford University Press, p. 183-212 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations
2017

Analogical abstraction in three-month-olds

Anderson, E. M., Chang, Y. J., Hespos, S. J. & Gentner, D., 2017, 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci 2017): Computational Foundations of Cognition. Gunzelmann, G., Howes, A., Tenbrink, T. & Davelaar, E. (eds.). Cognitive Science Society, p. 1544-1549 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Core Knowledge

Hespos, S. J., 2017, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development. Bornstein, M. H. (ed.). Sage Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

2016

Five-Month-Old Infants Have General Knowledge of How Nonsolid Substances Behave and Interact

Hespos, S. J., Ferry, A. L., Anderson, E. M., Hollenbeck, E. N. & Rips, L. J., Feb 1 2016, In : Psychological Science. 27, 2, p. 244-256 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2015

Divisions of the physical world: Concepts of objects and substances

Rips, L. & Hespos, S. J., Jul 1 2015, In : Psychological Bulletin. 141, 4, p. 786-811 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Prelinguistic Relational Concepts: Investigating Analogical Processing in Infants

Ferry, A. L., Hespos, S. J. & Gentner, D., Sep 1 2015, In : Child development. 86, 5, p. 1386-1405 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations
2013
32 Scopus citations
2012

Infants Make Quantity Discriminations for Substances

Hespos, S. J., Dora, B., Rips, L. & Christie, S., Mar 1 2012, In : Child development. 83, 2, p. 554-567 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Physics for infants: Characterizing the origins of knowledge about objects, substances, and number

Hespos, S. J. & van Marle, K., Jan 1 2012, In : Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science. 3, 1, p. 19-27 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

21 Scopus citations
2011

Rebooting the bootstrap argument: Two puzzles for bootstrap theories of concept development

Rips, L. & Hespos, S. J., Jun 1 2011, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 34, 3, p. 145-146 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

5 Scopus citations
2010

Categorization in 3- and 4-month-old infants: An advantage of words over tones

Ferry, A. L., Hespos, S. J. & Waxman, S. R., Mar 1 2010, In : Child development. 81, 2, p. 472-479 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

109 Scopus citations

Infants' ability to parse continuous actions: Further evidence

Hespos, S. J., Grossman, S. R. & Saylor, M. M., Oct 1 2010, In : Neural Networks. 23, 8-9, p. 1026-1032 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Using Optical Imaging to Investigate Functional Cortical Activity in Human Infants

Hespos, S. J., Ferry, A. L., Cannistraci, C. J., Gore, J. & Park, S., 2010, Imaging the brain with optical methods. Roe, A. W. (ed.). New York: Springer, p. 159-176

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

What is optical imaging?

Hespos, S. J., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Cognition and Development. 11, 1, p. 3-15 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2009

Five-month-old infants have different expectations for solids and liquids: Research article

Hespos, S. J., Ferry, A. L. & Rips, L. J., May 1 2009, In : Psychological Science. 20, 5, p. 603-611 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Infants' Ability to Parse Continuous Actions

Hespos, S. J., Saylor, M. M. & Grossman, S. R., Mar 1 2009, In : Developmental psychology. 45, 2, p. 575-585 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Occlusion is Hard: Comparing predictive reaching for visible and hidden objects in infants and adults

Hespos, S., Gredebäck, G., von Hofsten, C. & Spelke, E. S., Nov 1 2009, In : Cognitive Science. 33, 8, p. 1483-1502 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

To generalize or not to generalize: Spatial categories are influenced by physical attributes and language

Hespos, S. J. & Piccin, T. B., Jan 1 2009, In : Developmental Science. 12, 1, p. 88-95 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2008

Young infants' actions reveal their developing knowledge of support variables: Converging evidence for violation-of-expectation findings

Hespos, S. J. & Baillargeon, R., Apr 1 2008, In : Cognition. 107, 1, p. 304-316 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations
2007

Language Acquisition: When Does the Learning Begin?

Hespos, S. J., Aug 21 2007, In : Current Biology. 17, 16

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

1 Scopus citations

Precursors to spatial language: The case of containment

Hespos, S. J. & Spelke, E. S., 2007, The categorization of spatial entities in language and cognition. Arnague, M., Hickmann, M. & Vieu, L. (eds.). Amsterdam: John Benjamin Publishing Compnay, p. 233-245

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2006

Décalage in infants' knowledge about occlusion and containment events: Converging evidence from action tasks

Hespos, S. J. & Baillargeon, R., Mar 1 2006, In : Cognition. 99, 2, p. B31-B41

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Scopus citations

The baby lab: New Yorker Magazine

Hespos, S. J., Sep 4 2006

Research output: Other contribution

1 Scopus citations
2004

Conceptual precursors to language

Hespos, S. J. & Spelke, E. S., Jul 22 2004, In : Nature. 430, 6998, p. 453-456 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

177 Scopus citations

Language: Life without numbers

Hespos, S. J., Nov 9 2004, In : Current Biology. 14, 21

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2002

Conceptual Development in Infancy: The Case of Containment

Spelke, E. S. & Hespos, S. J., 2002, Representation, memory, and development: Essays in honor of Jean Mandler. Stein, N. L., Bauer, P. J. & Rabinowitz, M. (eds.). Mahwah, New Jersey: Erlbaum

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2001

Continuity, competence, and the object concept

Spelke, E. & Hespos, S., 2001, Language, brain and cognitive development: Essays in honor of Jacques Mehler. Dupoux, E. (ed.). Cambridge: MIT Press, p. 325-340

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Infants' Knowledge about Occlusion and Containment Events: A Surprising Discrepancy

Hespos, S. J. & Baillargeon, R., Jan 1 2001, In : Psychological Science. 12, 2, p. 141-147 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

116 Scopus citations

Reasoning about containment events in very young infants

Hespos, S. J. & Baillargeon, R., Jan 1 2001, In : Cognition. 78, 3, p. 207-245 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

115 Scopus citations
1997

Differential rooting response by neonates: Evidence for an early sense of self

Rochat, P. & Hespos, S. J., Dec 1 1997, In : Infant and Child Development. 6, 3-4, p. 105-112 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

112 Scopus citations

Dynamic mental representation in infancy

Hespos, S. J. & Rochat, P., Aug 1997, In : Cognition. 64, 2, p. 153-188 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Scopus citations
1996

Tracking and anticipation of invisible spatial transformations by 4- to 8-month-old infants

Rochat, P. & Hespos, S. J., Jan 1 1996, In : Cognitive Development. 11, 1, p. 3-17 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations
1995

Do infants understand simple arithmetic? A replication of Wynn (1992)

Simon, T. J., Hespos, S. J. & Rochat, P., Jan 1 1995, In : Cognitive Development. 10, 2, p. 253-269 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

176 Scopus citations