Published Graduate Research

Published research by current and recent graduate students in our department:

Berard, Aaron

Tamaki, M., Berard, A., Watanabe, T., & Sasaki, Y. (2015). Sigma activity originated in the early visual cortex during sleep associated with visual perceptual learning. Journal of vision, 15(12), 1139-1139.

Shibata, K., Machizawa, M., Walsh, E., Bang, J. W., Chang, L. H., Berard, A., Tan, Q., Sasaki, Y., & Watanabe, T. (2015). The neural mechanism of stabilization of perceptual learning revealed by the concentration of excitatory and inhibitory neurotrasmitter. Journal of vision, 15(12), 32-32.

Berard, A. V., Cain, M. S., Watanabe, T., & Sasaki, Y. (2015). Frequent Video Game Players Resist Perceptual Interference. PloS one, 10(3).

Dachner, Gregory

Dachner, G. C., & Warren, W. H. (2014). Behavioral dynamics of heading alignment in pedestrian following. Transportation Research Procedia, 2, 69-76. 

Fox, Neal

Fox, N. P., Reilly, M., & Blumstein, S. E. (2015). Phonological neighborhood competition affects spoken word production irrespective of sentential context. Journal of Memory and Language, 83, 97-117.

Fox, N. P., Reilly, M., & Blumstein, S. E. (2014). Independent and interacting effects of sentential context and phonological neighborhood structure in spoken word production. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 135(4), 2194-2194.

Franklin, Nicholas

Franklin, N. T., & Frank, M. J. (2015). A cholinergic feedback circuit to regulate striatal population uncertainty and optimize reinforcement learning. eLife,  1–29.

Teslovich, T., Mulder, M., Franklin, N. T., Ruberry, E. J., Millner, A., Somerville, L. H., … Casey, B. J. (2013). Adolescents let sufficient evidence accumulate before making a decision when large incentives are at stake, 1–12. doi:10.1111/desc.12092

Casey, B. J., Somerville, L. H., Gotlib, I. H., Ayduk, O., Franklin, N. T., Askren, M. K., … Shoda, Y. (2011). Behavioral and neural correlates of delay of gratification 40 years later. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America,108(36), 14998–5003. doi:10.1073/pnas.1108561108

Heck, Patrick

Heck, P. R., & Krueger, J. I. (2015). Self-enhancement diminished. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144, 1003-1020. doi:

Ho, Mark

Ho, M., Littman, M., Cushman, F. & Austerweil, J. (2015) Teaching with rewards and punishments: Reinforcement or communication?, Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.following. Transportation Research Procedia, 2, 69-76.

Korman, Joanna

Korman, J., Voiklis, J., and Malle, B. F. (2015).  The social life of cognition. Cognition, 135, 30–35. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2014.11.005

Malle, B. F., and Korman, J. (in press).  Attribution theory.  In B. S. Turner (Ed.), Wiley-Blackwell encyclopedia of social theory. Malden, MA: Wiley Blackwell.

Monroe, Andrew

Malle, B. F., Guglielmo, S., and Monroe, A. E. (2014). A theory of blame.  Psychological Inquiry, 25, 147-186. [Target article]. doi:10.1080/1047840X.2014.877340

Malle, B. F., Monroe, A. E., and Guglielmo, S. (2014). Paths to blame and paths to convergence.  Psychological Inquiry, 25, 251-260. [Reply to commentaries]. doi:10.1080/1047840X.2014.913379

Monroe, A. M., Dillon, K. D., and Malle, B. F. (2014). Bringing free will down to earth:  People’s psychological concept of free will and its role in moral judgment. Consciousness and Cognition, 27, 100-108. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2014.04.011

Monroe, A. M., and Malle, B. F. (2014). Free will without metaphysics.  In Mele, A. (Ed.), Surrounding free will (pp. 25-48).  New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Reilly, Megan

Reilly, M., Machado, N, and Blumstein, S. E. (in press). Semantic feature distinctiveness in the right hemisphere. Neuropsychologia.

Reilly, M., and Blumstein, S. E. (2014). E ffect of sound similarity and word position on lexical selection. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience 29(10),1325-1341.

Tenenbaum, Elena

Tenenbaum, E., Shah, R., Sobel, D., Malle, B., and Morgan, J. (in press). Attention to the mouth and gaze following in infancy predict language development. Journal of Child Language. doi:10.1017/S0305000914000725

Zhao, Xuan

Zhao, X., Malle, B.F., & Gweon, H. (2016). Is it a nine, or a six? Prosocial and selective perspective taking in four-year-olds. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.  * A journal version of is in preparation

Zhao, X., Cusimano, C., and Malle, B. F. (2016). Do people spontaneously take a robot’s visual perspective?  In HRI ’16: Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Christchurch, New Zealand (pp. 335-342).  Piscataway, NJ: IEEE Press. * A journal version of is in preparation

Li, J., Cho, M.J., Zhao, X., Malle, B. F., Ju, W. (2016). From trolley to autonomous vehicle: perception of responsibility and moral norms in traffic accidents with autonomous cars.​ Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress

Zhao, X., Cusimano, C., & Malle, B.F. (2015). In search of triggering conditions for spontaneous visual perspective taking. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. * A journal version of is in preparation