Elizabeth Bonawitz
Elizabeth Bonawitz
Associate Faculty, Harvard University Graduate School of Education
Verified email at gse.harvard.edu - Homepage
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The double-edged sword of pedagogy: Instruction limits spontaneous exploration and discovery
E Bonawitz, P Shafto, H Gweon, ND Goodman, E Spelke, L Schulz
Cognition 120 (3), 322-330, 2011
Serious fun: preschoolers engage in more exploratory play when evidence is confounded.
LE Schulz, EB Bonawitz
Developmental psychology 43 (4), 1045, 2007
Children balance theories and evidence in exploration, explanation, and learning
EB Bonawitz, TJP van Schijndel, D Friel, L Schulz
Cognitive psychology 64 (4), 215-234, 2012
Can being scared cause tummy aches? Naive theories, ambiguous evidence, and preschoolers' causal inferences.
LE Schulz, EB Bonawitz, TL Griffiths
Developmental Psychology 43 (5), 1124, 2007
Just do it? Investigating the gap between prediction and action in toddlers’ causal inferences
EB Bonawitz, D Ferranti, R Saxe, A Gopnik, AN Meltzoff, J Woodward, ...
Cognition 115 (1), 104-117, 2010
Probabilistic models, learning algorithms, and response variability: sampling in cognitive development
E Bonawitz, S Denison, TL Griffiths, A Gopnik
Trends in cognitive sciences 18 (10), 497-500, 2014
Rational variability in children’s causal inferences: The sampling hypothesis
S Denison, E Bonawitz, A Gopnik, TL Griffiths
Cognition 126 (2), 285-300, 2013
Occam's rattle: Children's use of simplicity and probability to constrain inference.
EB Bonawitz, T Lombrozo
Developmental Psychology 48, 1156-1164, 2012
Intuitive theories of mind: A rational approach to false belief
ND Goodman, CL Baker, EB Bonawitz, VK Mansinghka, A Gopnik, ...
Proceedings of the twenty-eighth annual conference of the cognitive science …, 2006
Win-Stay, Lose-Sample: A simple sequential algorithm for approximating Bayesian inference
E Bonawitz, S Denison, A Gopnik, TL Griffiths
Cognitive psychology 74, 35-65, 2014
Pedagogical questions in parent–child conversations
Y Yu, E Bonawitz, P Shafto
Child development 90 (1), 147-161, 2019
Inductive reasoning about causally transmitted properties
P Shafto, C Kemp, EB Bonawitz, JD Coley, JB Tenenbaum
Cognition 109 (2), 175-192, 2008
The double-edged sword of pedagogy: Modeling the effect of pedagogical contexts on preschoolers’ exploratory play
E Bonawitz, P Shafto, H Gweon, IY Chang, S Katz, LE Schulz
PRoceedings of the Thirty-first Cognitive Science Society, 2009
Word, thought, and deed: the role of object categories in children's inductive inferences and exploratory play.
LE Schulz, HR Standing, EB Bonawitz
Developmental psychology 44 (5), 1266, 2008
Using physical theories to infer hidden causal structure
TL Griffiths, ER Baraff, JB Tenenbaum
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society 26 (26), 2004
Bayesian models of child development
A Gopnik, E Bonawitz
Wiley interdisciplinary reviews: cognitive science 6 (2), 75-86, 2015
Young children’s learning and generalization of teleological and mechanistic explanations
T Lombrozo, EB Bonawitz, NR Scalise
Journal of Cognition and Development 19 (2), 220-232, 2018
Knowledge and Category-Based Induction.
J Coley, P Shafto, O Stepanova, E Baraff
American Psychological Association, 2005
Effects of explaining on children's preference for simpler hypotheses
CM Walker, E Bonawitz, T Lombrozo
Psychonomic bulletin & review 24 (5), 1538-1547, 2017
Questioning supports effective transmission of knowledge and increased exploratory learning in pre‐kindergarten children
Y Yu, AR Landrum, E Bonawitz, P Shafto
Developmental science 21 (6), e12696, 2018
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