Preprint(s)

Woo, B. M., & Spelke, E. S. (in preparation). Infants’ social evaluations depend on the intentions of agents who act on false beliefs. [][ OSF ]

Woo, B. M., & Spelke, E. S. (in preparation). Toddlers appreciate what is visible to others but not others’ experiences. [][ OSF ]

In Press

Woo, B. M., Tan, E., & Hamlin, J. K. (in press). Theory of mind in context: Mental state representations for social evaluation. Commentary on Phillips et al.’s “Knowledge before belief”. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. []

Woo, B. M., & Hamlin, J. K. (in press). Evidence for an early-emerging moral core. In M. Killen and J. Smetana (Eds.), Handbook of Moral Development.

Woo, B. M., & Hamlin, J. K. (in press). Origins of impression formation in infancy. In E. Balcetis and G. B. Moskowitz (Eds.), Handbook of Impression Formation.

2021

Woo, B. M., & Spelke, E. S. (2021). Limits to early mental state reasoning: Fourteen- to 15-month-old infants appreciate whether others can see objects, but not others’ experiences of objects. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. [original proceedings , recent preprint ]

Woo, B. M., Liu, S., & Spelke, E. S. (2021). Open-minded, not naïve: Three-month-old infants encode objects as the goals of other people's reaches. Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. []

2017 to 2020

Woo, B. M., & Spelke, E. S. (2020). How to help best: Infants’ changing understanding of multistep action sequences informs their evaluations of helping. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

Woo, B. M., & Mitchell, J. P. (2020). Simulation: a strategy for mindreading similar but not dissimilar others? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. [][ OSF ]

Woo, B. M., & Schaller, M. (2020). “Parental” responses to human infants (and puppy dogs): Evidence that the perception of eyes is especially influential, but eye contact is not. PLoS ONE. []

Woo, B. M., Steckler, C. M., Le, D. T., & Hamlin, J. K. (2017). Social evaluation of intentional, truly accidental, and negligently accidental helpers and harmers by 10-month-old infants. Cognition, 168, 154-163. []

Steckler, C. M., Woo, B. M., & Hamlin, J. K. (2017). The limits of early social evaluation: 9-month-olds fail to generate social evaluations of individuals who behave inconsistently. Cognition, 167, 255-265. []