Publications

Wang, S. (in press). The fluid construction of spatial concepts in infancy. Human Development.

Wang, S., & Onishi, K. H. (2017). Enhancing young infants’ representations of physical events through improved retrieval (not encoding) of information. Journal of Cognition & Development. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/Xx4dwPADDcvMve32VcX8/full

Antrilli, N. K., & Wang, S. (2016). Visual cues generated during action facilitate 14-month-old infants’ mental rotation. Journal of Cognition & Development, 17, 418-429.

Wang, S., & Goldman, E. J. (2016). Infants actively construct and update their representations of physical events: Evidence from change detection by 12-month-olds. Child Development Research, 2016, 1-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3102481

Wang, S., Zhang, Y., & Baillargeon, R. (2016). Young infants view physically possible support events as unexpected: New evidence for rule learning. Cognition, 157, 100-105. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2016.08.021

Rigney, J., & Wang, S. (2015). Delineating the boundaries of infants’ spatial categories: The case of containment. Journal of Cognition and Development, 16, 420-441.

Duh, S., & Wang, S. (2014). Infants detect changes in everyday scenes: The role of scene gist. Cognitive Psychology, 72, 142-161. PDF

Frick, A., & Wang, S. (2014). Mental spatial transformations in 14- and 16-month-old infants: Effects of action and observational experience. Child Development, 85, 278-293. PDF

Hoicka, E., & Wang, S. (2011). Fifteen-month-olds match vocal cues to intentional actions. Journal of Cognition and Development, 12, 1-16. PDF

Wang, S. (2011). Priming 4.5-month-old infants to use height information by enhancing retrieval. Developmental Psychology, 47, 26-38. PDF

Wang, S., & Mitroff, S. R. (2009). Preserved visual representations despite change blindness in infants. Developmental Science, 12, 681-687. PDF

Wang, S., & Baillargeon, R. (2008). Can infants be "taught" to attend to a new physical variable in an event category? The case of height in covering events. Cognitive Psychology, 56, 284-326.

Wang, S., & Baillargeon, R. (2008). Detecting impossible changes in infancy: A three-system account. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 12, 17-23.

Wang, S., & Kohne, L. (2007). Visual experience enhances infants' use of task-relevant information in an action task. Developmental Psychology, 43, 1513-1522.

Wang, S., & Baillargeon, R. (2006). Infants' physical knowledge affects their change detection. Developmental Science, 9, 173-181.

Baillargeon, R., Li, J., Luo, Y., & Wang, S. (2006). Under what conditions do infants detect continuity violations? In Johnson, M. H., & Munakata, Y. (Eds.), Processes of Change in Brain and Cognitive Development (Attention and Performance XXI, pp. 163-188). New York: Oxford University Press.

Cho, G.E., Sandel, T., Miller, P.J., & Wang, S. (2005). What do grandmothers think about self-esteem? American and Taiwanese theories revisited. Social Development, 14, 701-721.

Wang, S., & Baillargeon, R. (2005). Inducing infants to detect a physical violation in a single trial. Psychological Science, 16, 542-549.

Wang, S., Baillargeon, R., & Paterson, S. (2005). Detecting continuity violations in infancy: A new account and new evidence from covering and tube events. Cognition, 95, 129-173.

Wang, S., Baillargeon, R., & Brueckner, L. (2004). Young infants' reasoning about hidden objects: Evidence from violation-of-expectation tasks with test trials only. Cognition, 93, 167-198.

Miller, P. J., Hengst, J. A., & Wang, S. (2003). Ethnographic methods: Applications from developmental cultural psychology. In P.M. Camic, J.E. Rhodes, & L. Yardley (Eds.), Qualitative research in psychology: Expanding perspectives in methodology and design (pp. 219-242). Washington DC: APA.

Wang, S., Kaufman, L., & Baillargeon, R. (2003). Should all stationary objects move when hit? Developments in infants' causal and statistical expectations about collision events. Infant Behavior & Development, 26, 529-567.

Baillargeon, R., & Wang, S. (2002). Event categorization in infancy. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 6, 85-93.

Miller, P. J., Wang, S., Sandel, T., & Cho, G. E. (2002). Self-esteem as folk theory: A comparison of European American and Taiwanese mothers' beliefs. Parenting: Science and Practice, 2, 209-239.