Peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters

Foster-Hanson, E., Roberts, S.O., Gelman, S.A., & Rhodes, M. (in press). Categories convey prescriptive information across domains. Journal of Experimental Child PsychologyPre-print OSF

Foster-Hanson, E., & Rhodes, M. (forthcoming). The Psychology of Natural Kinds Terms. In S.T. Biggs, & H. Geirsson (Eds.) The Routledge Handbook on Linguistic Reference. London: Routledge. Pre-print

Foster-Hanson, E., & Rhodes, M. (2020). How origin stories shape children’s social reasoning. Cognitive Development, 56, 100962. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogdev.2020.100962. Pre-print OSF

Rhodes, M., Rizzo, M., Foster-Hanson, E., Moty, K., Leshin, R., Wang, M. M., Benitez, J., & Ocampo, J. D. (2020). Advancing developmental science via unmoderated remote research with children. Journal of Cognition and Development. https://doi.org/10.1080/15248372.2020.1797751Pre-print Companion website

Foster-Hanson, E.*, Moty, K.*, Cardarelli, A., Ocampo, J. D., & Rhodes, M. (2020). Developmental changes in strategies for gathering evidence about biological kinds. Cognitive Sciencehttps://doi.org/10.1111/cogs.12837Pre-print OSF

    *Co-first authors

Foster-Hanson, E., & Rhodes, M. (2019a). Is the most representative skunk the average or the stinkiest? Developmental changes in representations of biological categories. Cognitive Psychology, 110, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogpsych.2018.12.004Pre-print OSF

 

Foster-Hanson, E., & Rhodes, M. (2019b). The development of normative social role concepts. Cognitive Science. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/cogs.12782. Pre-print OSF

Foster-Hanson, E., Cimpian, A., Leshin, R., & Rhodes, M. (2018). Asking children to “be helpers” can backfire after setbacks. Child Developmenthttps://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.13147OSF

Pinango, M. M., Zhang, M., Foster-Hanson, E., Negishi, M., Lacadie, C. and Constable, R. T. (2016). Metonymy as referential dependency: Psycholinguistic and neurolinguistic arguments for a unified linguistic treatment. Cognitive Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/cogs.12341.

Papers under review (pre-prints available)

Lei, R., Leshin, R., Moty, K., Foster-Hanson, E., & Rhodes, M. (submitted). How race and gender shape the development of social prototypes in the United States. Pre-print OSF

Foster-Hanson, E., Leslie, S.J., & Rhodes, M. (submitted). Speaking of kinds: How generic language shapes the development of category representations. Pre-print OSF

Peer-reviewed conference proceedings

Tessler, M. H., Goodman, N., Danks, D., Foster-Hanson, E., Rhodes, M., & Carlson, G. (2018). Generalizations, from representation to transmission. In Kalish, C., Rau, M., Zhu, J., & Rogers, T.T. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Madison, WI: Cognitive Science Society. PDF


Foster-Hanson, E., Leslie, S.J., & Rhodes, M. (2016). How does generic language elicit essentialist beliefs? In Papafragou, A., Grodner, D., Mirman, D., & Trueswell, J.C. (Eds.) (2016). Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Philadelphia, PA: Cognitive Science Society. PDF

Conference presentations

Foster-Hanson, E., & Lombrozo, T. (2021, July). The function of function: People use teleological information to predict prevalence. Poster presented at the meeting of the Cognitive Science Society in Vienna, Austria (virtual).

 

Foster-Hanson, E., & Lombrozo, T. (2021, June). The predictive power of function. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology (virtual). Video

 

Rottman, J., Foster-Hanson, E., Bellersen, S., & Kroll, N. (2021, June). The Stringency of Moral Categorization. Talk presented at the meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology (virtual).

 

Foster-Hanson, E., & Rhodes, M. (2021, April). Idealized gender prototypes across development. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Madison, WI (virtual). Video

Foster-Hanson, E., Leslie, S. J., & Rhodes, M. (2019, October). How correcting generic statements about gender limits kind-beliefs. Poster to be presented at the meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Louisville, KY. PDF

 

Foster-Hanson, E., Leslie, S. J., & Rhodes, M. (2019, March). Form over content: Generic scope communicates essentialist beliefs. In L. Heiphetz (Chair), The essence of my group and yours: Using research on essentialism to clarify intergroup processes. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

 

Foster-Hanson, E., Moty, K., Cardarelli, A., Ocampo, J. D., & Rhodes, M. (2019, March). Developmental changes in strategies for learning about biological kinds. In S. Ronfard & D. Kelemen (Chairs), The Essence of Biological Categories: Factors Influencing Children’s Sensitivity to Variability and Change. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

 

Foster-Hanson, E., Rhodes, M., & Leslie, S.J. (2018, July). Speaking of kinds: How generics convey information about category structure. In M.H. Tessler & N. Goodman (Chairs), Generalizations, from representation to transmission. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Madison, WI.

 

Foster-Hanson, E., & Rhodes, M. (2018, July). Idealized forms in early biological concepts. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Ann Arbor, MI.

 

Foster-Hanson, E., & Rhodes, M. (2017, October). Normative beliefs shape representations of animal categories in early childhood. Poster presented at the meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Portland, OR.

 

Leshin, R. A., Foster-Hanson, E., Cimpian, A., & Rhodes, M. (2017, October). Asking children to “be helpers” leads to less helping and more negative attitudes following setbacks. Poster presented at the meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Portland, Oregon.

 

Foster-Hanson, E., & Rhodes, M. (2017, April). Developmental change in the use of ideals to reason about animal categories. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.

 

Pinango, M.M., Lai, Y.Y., Foster-Hanson, E., Lacadie, C., Constable, T., & Deo, A. (2016, October). Neurocognitive properties of for-adverb and the lexicon-context interface. Poster presented at Mental Lexicon, Ottowa, Canada.

 

Foster-Hanson, E., Leslie, S.J., & Rhodes, M. (2016, August). How does generic language elicit essentialist beliefs? Talk presented at the meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Foster-Hanson, E., Leslie, S.J., & Rhodes, M. (2016, August). Preschoolers' dual character concepts. Talk presented at the International Conference on Thinking, Providence, RI.

 

Foster-Hanson, E., Cimpian, A., & Rhodes, M. (2015, March). Helping versus being a helper: Linguistic cues and social behavior when encountering setbacks. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Pinango, M.M., Foster-Hanson, E., Lacadie, C., & Constable, T. (2012, October). Meaning composition and the processing architecture: An fMRI study of metonymy. Talk presented by E. Foster-Hanson at the Experimental Psycholinguistics Conference (ERP), Madrid, Spain.

 

Pinango, M.M., Foster-Hanson, E., Lacadie, C., & Constable, T. (2012, October). Meaning composition and the processing architecture: A study of metonymy. Poster presented at the Neurobiology of Language Conference (NLC), San Sebastian, Spain.

 

Deo, A., Pinango, M.M., Lai, Y.Y., & Foster-Hanson, E. (2012, September). Building multiple events: the cost of context retrieval. Poster presented at Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing Conference (AMLaP), Riva del Garda, Italy.