Henry Wellman - Publications

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI 
cognitive development, theory of mind, theory theory

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2020 Brink KA, Wellman HM. Robot teachers for children? Young children trust robots depending on their perceived accuracy and agency. Developmental Psychology. PMID 32463269 DOI: 10.1037/dev0000884  0.88
2018 Bass I, Gopnik A, Hanson M, Ramarajan D, Shafto P, Wellman H, Bonawitz E. Children's developing theory of mind and pedagogical evidence selection. Developmental Psychology. PMID 30570296 DOI: 10.1037/dev0000642  0.32
2017 Brink KA, Gray K, Wellman HM. Creepiness Creeps In: Uncanny Valley Feelings Are Acquired in Childhood. Child Development. PMID 29236300 DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12999  0.88
2017 Wellman HM, Song JH, Peskin-Shepherd H. Children's Early Awareness of Comprehension as Evident in Their Spontaneous Corrections of Speech Errors. Child Development. PMID 28598503 DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12862  0.4
2016 Frazier BN, Gelman SA, Wellman HM. Young Children Prefer and Remember Satisfying Explanations. Journal of Cognition and Development : Official Journal of the Cognitive Development Society. 17: 718-736. PMID 28713222 DOI: 10.1080/15248372.2015.1098649  1
2016 Song JH, Volling BL, Lane JD, Wellman HM. Aggression, Sibling Antagonism, and Theory of Mind During the First Year of Siblinghood: A Developmental Cascade Model. Child Development. PMID 27096923 DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12530  1
2016 Peterson CC, O'Reilly K, Wellman HM. Deaf and hearing children's development of theory of mind, peer popularity, and leadership during middle childhood. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. PMID 26774683 DOI: 10.1016/j.jecp.2015.11.008  1
2015 Peterson C, Slaughter V, Moore C, Wellman HM. Peer Social Skills and Theory of Mind in Children With Autism, Deafness, or Typical Development. Developmental Psychology. PMID 26524383 DOI: 10.1037/a0039833  0.88
2015 Lane JD, Evans EM, Brink KA, Wellman HM. Developing Concepts of Ordinary and Extraordinary Communication. Developmental Psychology. PMID 26501723 DOI: 10.1037/dev0000061  0.88
2015 Bowman LC, Kovelman I, Hu X, Wellman HM. Children's belief- and desire-reasoning in the temporoparietal junction: evidence for specialization from functional near-infrared spectroscopy. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 9: 560. PMID 26500527 DOI: 10.3389/fnhum.2015.00560  1
2015 Ding XP, Wellman HM, Wang Y, Fu G, Lee K. Theory-of-Mind Training Causes Honest Young Children to Lie. Psychological Science. PMID 26431737 DOI: 10.1177/0956797615604628  0.88
2015 Brink KA, Lane JD, Wellman HM. Developmental pathways for social understanding: linking social cognition to social contexts. Frontiers in Psychology. 6: 719. PMID 26074859 DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00719  1
2015 Kushnir T, Gopnik A, Chernyak N, Seiver E, Wellman HM. Developing intuitions about free will between ages four and six. Cognition. 138: 79-101. PMID 25721020 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2015.01.003  1
2015 Wellman HM. Friends, friendlessness, and social cognition. The British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 33: 24-6. PMID 25441369 DOI: 10.1111/bjdp.12073  1
2014 Rhodes M, Hetherington C, Brink K, Wellman HM. Infants' use of social partnerships to predict behavior. Developmental Science. PMID 25441335 DOI: 10.1111/desc.12267  1
2014 Lane JD, Wellman HM, Evans EM. Approaching an understanding of omniscience from the preschool years to early adulthood. Developmental Psychology. 50: 2380-92. PMID 25151248 DOI: 10.1037/a0037715  1
2014 O'Reilly K, Peterson CC, Wellman HM. Sarcasm and advanced theory of mind understanding in children and adults with prelingual deafness. Developmental Psychology. 50: 1862-77. PMID 24798505 DOI: 10.1037/a0036654  1
2014 Dunphy-Lelii S, Labounty J, Lane JD, Wellman HM. The Social Context of Infant Intention Understanding. Journal of Cognition and Development : Official Journal of the Cognitive Development Society. 15: 60-77. PMID 24778577 DOI: 10.1080/15248372.2012.710863  1
2014 Brandone AC, Horwitz SR, Aslin RN, Wellman HM. Infants' goal anticipation during failed and successful reaching actions. Developmental Science. 17: 23-34. PMID 24112439 DOI: 10.1111/desc.12095  1
2014 Lane JD, Harris PL, Gelman SA, Wellman HM. More than meets the eye: young children's trust in claims that defy their perceptions. Developmental Psychology. 50: 865-71. PMID 24015688 DOI: 10.1037/a0034291  1
2013 Wellman HM, Peterson CC. Deafness, thought bubbles, and theory-of-mind development. Developmental Psychology. 49: 2357-67. PMID 23544856 DOI: 10.1037/a0032419  1
2013 Rhodes M, Wellman H. Constructing a new theory from old ideas and new evidence. Cognitive Science. 37: 592-604. PMID 23489194 DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12031  1
2013 Lane JD, Wellman HM, Gelman SA. Informants' traits weigh heavily in young children's trust in testimony and in their epistemic inferences. Child Development. 84: 1253-68. PMID 23240893 DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12029  1
2013 Lane JD, Wellman HM, Olson SL, Miller AL, Wang L, Tardif T. Relations between temperament and theory of mind development in the United States and China: biological and behavioral correlates of preschoolers' false-belief understanding. Developmental Psychology. 49: 825-36. PMID 22686170 DOI: 10.1037/a0028825  1
2013 Wellman HM, Zhu L, Legare CH. Examining biological explanations in chinese preschool children: A cross-cultural comparison Journal of Cognition and Culture. 13: 67-93. DOI: 10.1163/15685373-12342085  1
2012 Bowman LC, Liu D, Meltzoff AN, Wellman HM. Neural correlates of belief- and desire-reasoning in 7- and 8-year-old children: an event-related potential study. Developmental Science. 15: 618-32. PMID 22925510 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2012.01158.x  1
2012 Gopnik A, Wellman HM. Reconstructing constructivism: causal models, Bayesian learning mechanisms, and the theory theory. Psychological Bulletin. 138: 1085-108. PMID 22582739 DOI: 10.1037/a0028044  1
2012 Lane JD, Wellman HM, Evans EM. Sociocultural input facilitates children's developing understanding of extraordinary minds. Child Development. 83: 1007-21. PMID 22372590 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2012.01741.x  1
2012 Peterson CC, Wellman HM, Slaughter V. The mind behind the message: advancing theory-of-mind scales for typically developing children, and those with deafness, autism, or Asperger syndrome. Child Development. 83: 469-85. PMID 22304467 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2011.01728.x  1
2012 Dunphy-Lelii S, Wellman HM. Delayed Self Recognition in Autism: A Unique Difficulty? Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. 6: 212-223. PMID 22125578 DOI: 10.1016/j.rasd.2011.05.002  1
2012 Wellman HM. Theory of mind: Better methods, clearer findings, more development European Journal of Developmental Psychology. 9: 313-330. DOI: 10.1080/17405629.2012.680297  1
2011 Shahaeian A, Peterson CC, Slaughter V, Wellman HM. Culture and the sequence of steps in theory of mind development. Developmental Psychology. 47: 1239-47. PMID 21639620 DOI: 10.1037/a0023899  1
2011 Wellman HM, Lane JD, LaBounty J, Olson SL. Observant, nonaggressive temperament predicts theory of mind development. Developmental Science. 14: 319-26. PMID 21499499 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2010.00977.x  1
2011 Wellman HM, Fang F, Peterson CC. Sequential progressions in a theory-of-mind scale: longitudinal perspectives. Child Development. 82: 780-92. PMID 21428982 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2011.01583.x  1
2011 Wellman HM. Reinvigorating Explanations for the Study of Early Cognitive Development Child Development Perspectives. 5: 33-38. DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-8606.2010.00154.x  1
2010 Lane JD, Wellman HM, Olson SL, LaBounty J, Kerr DC. Theory of mind and emotion understanding predict moral development in early childhood. The British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 28: 871-89. PMID 21121472 DOI: 10.1348/026151009X483056  1
2010 Lane JD, Wellman HM, Evans EM. Children's understanding of ordinary and extraordinary minds. Child Development. 81: 1475-89. PMID 20840235 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2010.01486.x  1
2010 Kushnir T, Xu F, Wellman HM. Young children use statistical sampling to infer the preferences of other people. Psychological Science. 21: 1134-40. PMID 20622142 DOI: 10.1177/0956797610376652  1
2010 Gopnik A, Wellman HM, Gelman SA, Meltzoff AN. A computational foundation for cognitive development: comment on Griffths et al. and McLelland et al. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 14: 342-3. PMID 20591723 DOI: 10.1016/j.tics.2010.05.012  1
2010 Legare CH, Gelman SA, Wellman HM. Inconsistency with prior knowledge triggers children's causal explanatory reasoning. Child Development. 81: 929-44. PMID 20573114 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2010.01443.x  1
2010 Wellman HM, Liu D. Causal Reasoning as Informed by the Early Development of Explanations Causal Learning: Psychology, Philosophy, and Computation. DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176803.003.0017  1
2010 Wellman HM. Developing a Theory of Mind The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Cognitive Development, Second Edition. 258-284. DOI: 10.1002/9781444325485.ch10  1
2009 Peterson CC, Wellman HM. From fancy to reason: scaling deaf and hearing children's understanding of theory of mind and pretence. The British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 27: 297-310. PMID 19998533 DOI: 10.1348/026151008X299728  1
2009 Frazier BN, Gelman SA, Wellman HM. Preschoolers' search for explanatory information within adult-child conversation. Child Development. 80: 1592-611. PMID 19930340 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2009.01356.x  1
2009 Liu D, Meltzoff AN, Wellman HM. Neural correlates of belief- and desire-reasoning. Child Development. 80: 1163-71. PMID 19630900 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2009.01323.x  1
2009 Liu D, Sabbagh MA, Gehring WJ, Wellman HM. Neural correlates of children's theory of mind development. Child Development. 80: 318-26. PMID 19466994 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2009.01262.x  1
2009 Wellman HM, Brandone AC. Early intention understandings that are common to primates predict children's later theory of mind. Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 19: 57-62. PMID 19345573 DOI: 10.1016/j.conb.2009.02.004  1
2009 Kushnir T, Wellman HM, Gelman SA. A self-agency bias in preschoolers' causal inferences. Developmental Psychology. 45: 597-603. PMID 19271843 DOI: 10.1037/a0014727  1
2009 Brandone AC, Wellman HM. You can't always get what you want: infants understand failed goal-directed actions. Psychological Science. 20: 85-91. PMID 19037904 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2008.02246.x  1
2009 Legare CH, Wellman HM, Gelman SA. Evidence for an explanation advantage in naïve biological reasoning. Cognitive Psychology. 58: 177-94. PMID 18710700 DOI: 10.1016/j.cogpsych.2008.06.002  1
2008 Wellman HM, Lopez-Duran S, LaBounty J, Hamilton B. Infant attention to intentional action predicts preschool theory of mind. Developmental Psychology. 44: 618-23. PMID 18331149 DOI: 10.1037/0012-1649.44.2.618  1
2008 Liu D, Wellman HM, Tardif T, Sabbagh MA. Theory of mind development in Chinese children: a meta-analysis of false-belief understanding across cultures and languages. Developmental Psychology. 44: 523-31. PMID 18331141 DOI: 10.1037/0012-1649.44.2.523  1
2008 Kushnir T, Wellman HM, Gelman SA. The role of preschoolers' social understanding in evaluating the informativeness of causal interventions. Cognition. 107: 1084-92. PMID 18039543 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2007.10.004  1
2008 Wellman HM, Miller JG. Including deontic reasoning as fundamental to theory of mind Human Development. 51: 105-135. DOI: 10.1159/000115958  1
2008 LaBounty J, Wellman HM, Olson S, Lagattuta K, Liu D. Mothers' and fathers' use of internal state talk with their young children Social Development. 17: 757-775. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9507.2007.00450.x  1
2007 Liu D, Gelman SA, Wellman HM. Components of young children's trait understanding: behavior-to-trait inferences and trait-to-behavior predictions. Child Development. 78: 1543-58. PMID 17883447 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2007.01082.x  1
2006 Wellman HM, Fang F, Liu D, Zhu L, Liu G. Scaling of theory-of-mind understandings in Chinese children. Psychological Science. 17: 1075-81. PMID 17201790 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2006.01830.x  1
2006 Amsterlaw J, Wellman HM. Theories of mind in transition: A microgenetic study of the development of false belief understanding Journal of Cognition and Development. 7: 139-172. DOI: 10.1207/s15327647jcd0702_1  1
2006 Wellman HM, Miller JG. Developing conceptions of responsive intentional agents Journal of Cognition and Culture. 6: 27-55. DOI: 10.1163/156853706776931394  1
2006 Evans EM, Wellman HM. A case of stunted development? Existential reasoning is contingent on a developing theory of mind Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 29: 471-472. DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X06319103  1
2005 Phillips AT, Wellman HM. Infants' understanding of object-directed action. Cognition. 98: 137-55. PMID 16307956 DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2004.11.005  1
2005 Olson SL, Sameroff AJ, Kerr DC, Lopez NL, Wellman HM. Developmental foundations of externalizing problems in young children: the role of effortful control. Development and Psychopathology. 17: 25-45. PMID 15971758 DOI: 10.1017/S0954579405050029  1
2005 Tardif T, Wellman HM, Fung KY, Liu D, Fang F. Preschoolers' understanding of knowing-that and knowing-how in the United States and Hong Kong. Developmental Psychology. 41: 562-73. PMID 15910163 DOI: 10.1037/0012-1649.41.3.562  1
2005 Peterson CC, Wellman HM, Liu D. Steps in theory-of-mind development for children with deafness or autism. Child Development. 76: 502-17. PMID 15784096 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2005.00859.x  1
2004 Tardif T, Wellman HM, Cheung KM. False belief understanding in Cantonese-speaking children. Journal of Child Language. 31: 779-800. PMID 15658745 DOI: 10.1017/S0305000904006580  1
2004 Wellman HM, Phillips AT, Dunphy-Lelii S, LaLonde N. Infant social attention predicts preschool social cognition. Developmental Science. 7: 283-8. PMID 15595369 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2004.00347.x  1
2004 Liu D, Sabbagh MA, Gehring WJ, Wellman HM. Decoupling beliefs from reality in the brain: an ERP study of theory of mind. Neuroreport. 15: 991-5. PMID 15076721 DOI: 10.1097/00001756-200404290-00012  1
2004 Wellman HM, Liu D. Scaling of theory-of-mind tasks. Child Development. 75: 523-41. PMID 15056204 DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2004.00691.x  1
2004 Dyer-Seymour JR, Shatz M, Wellman HM, Saito MT. Mental state expressions in US and Japanese children's books International Journal of Behavioral Development. 28: 546-552. DOI: 10.1080/01650250444000261  1
2004 Wellman HM, Lagattuta KH. Theory of mind for learning and teaching: The nature and role of explanation Cognitive Development. 19: 479-497. DOI: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2004.09.003  1
2002 Wellman HM, Baron-Cohen S, Caswell R, Gomez JC, Swettenham J, Toye E, Lagattuta K. Thought-bubbles help children with autism acquire an alternative to a theory of mind. Autism : the International Journal of Research and Practice. 6: 343-63. PMID 12540127 DOI: 10.1177/1362361302006004003  1
2002 Lagattuta KH, Wellman HM. Differences in early parent-child conversations about negative versus positive emotions: implications for the development of psychological understanding. Developmental Psychology. 38: 564-80. PMID 12090486  1
2002 Phillips AT, Wellman HM, Spelke ES. Infants' ability to connect gaze and emotional expression to intentional action. Cognition. 85: 53-78. PMID 12086713 DOI: 10.1016/S0010-0277(02)00073-2  1
2001 Hickling AK, Wellman HM. The emergence of children's causal explanations and theories: evidence from everyday conversation. Developmental Psychology. 37: 668-83. PMID 11552762  1
2001 Wellman HM, Cross D. Theory of mind and conceptual change. Child Development. 72: 702-7. PMID 11405576  1
2001 Wellman HM, Cross D, Watson J. Meta-analysis of theory-of-mind development: the truth about false belief. Child Development. 72: 655-84. PMID 11405571  1
2001 Lagattuta KH, Wellman HM. Thinking about the past: early knowledge about links between prior experience, thinking, and emotion. Child Development. 72: 82-102. PMID 11280491  1
2000 Wellman HM, Phillips AT, Rodriguez T. Young children's understanding of perception, desire, and emotion. Child Development. 71: 895-912. PMID 11016555  1
2000 Tardif T, Wellman HM. Acquisition of mental state language in Mandarin- and Cantonese-speaking children. Developmental Psychology. 36: 25-43. PMID 10645742  1
2000 Dyer JR, Shatz M, Wellman HM. Young children's storybooks as a source of mental state information Cognitive Development. 15: 17-37.  1
1998 Wellman HM. Culture, variation, and levels of analysis in folk psychologies: comment on Lillard (1998) Psychological Bulletin. 123: 33-6; discussion 43-. PMID 9461851  1
1998 Watson JK, Gelman SA, Wellman HM. Young children's understanding of the non-physical nature of thoughts and the physical nature of the brain British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 16: 321-335.  1
1997 Lagattuta KH, Wellman HM, Flavell JH. Preschoolers' understanding of the link between thinking and feeling: cognitive cuing and emotional change. Child Development. 68: 1081-104. PMID 9418227  1
1997 Wellman HM, Hickling AK, Schult CA. Young children's psychological, physical, and biological explanations. New Directions For Child Development. 7-25. PMID 9306744  1
1997 Schult CA, Wellman HM. Explaining human movements and actions: children's understanding of the limits of psychological explanation. Cognition. 62: 291-324. PMID 9187061  1
1997 Hickling AK, Wellman HM, Gottfried GM. Preschoolers' understanding of others' mental attitudes towards pretend happenings British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 15: 339-354.  1
1996 Wellman HM, Hollander M, Schult CA. Young children's understanding of thought bubbles and of thoughts. Child Development. 67: 768-88. PMID 8706525  1
1995 Wellman HM, Harris PL, Banerjee M, Sinclair A. Early Understanding of Emotion: Evidence from Natural Language Cognition and Emotion. 9: 117-149. DOI: 10.1080/02699939508409005  1
1994 Wellman HM, Hickling AK. The mind's "I": children's conception of the mind as an active agent. Child Development. 65: 1564-80. PMID 7859543  1
1993 Fabricius WV, Wellman HM. Two roads diverged: young children's ability to judge distance. Child Development. 64: 399-419. PMID 8477625  1
1993 Woolley JD, Wellman HM. Origin and truth: young children's understanding of imaginary mental representations. Child Development. 64: 1-17. PMID 8436024  1
1992 Wellman HM, Gelman SA. Cognitive development: foundational theories of core domains. Annual Review of Psychology. 43: 337-75. PMID 1539946 DOI: 10.1146/annurev.ps.43.020192.002005  1
1992 Woolley JD, Wellman HM. Children's conceptions of dreams Cognitive Development. 7: 365-380. DOI: 10.1016/0885-2014(92)90022-J  1
1991 Gelman SA, Wellman HM. Insides and essences: early understandings of the non-obvious. Cognition. 38: 213-44. PMID 2060270 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(91)90007-Q  1
1990 Wellman HM, Woolley JD. From simple desires to ordinary beliefs: the early development of everyday psychology. Cognition. 35: 245-75. PMID 2364653 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(90)90024-E  1
1990 Woolley JD, Wellman HM. Young children's understanding of realities, nonrealities, and appearances. Child Development. 61: 946-61. PMID 2209198  1
1990 Woolley JD, Wellman HM. To Adopt the Intentional Stance? Psychological Inquiry. 1: 275-277. DOI: 10.1207/s15327965pli0103_25  1
1989 Bartsch K, Wellman H. Young children's attribution of action to beliefs and desires. Child Development. 60: 946-64. PMID 2758888  1
1989 Estes D, Wellman HM, Woolley JD. Children's understanding of mental phenomena. Advances in Child Development and Behavior. 22: 41-87. PMID 2596363 DOI: 10.1016/S0065-2407(08)60412-7  1
1989 Wellman HM, Bartsch K. Three-year-olds understand belief: A reply to Perner Cognition. 33: 321-326. DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(89)90033-4  1
1989 Uttal DH, Wellman HM. Young Children's Representation of Spatial Information Acquired From Maps Developmental Psychology. 25: 128-138.  1
1988 Wellman HM, Bartsch K. Young children's reasoning about beliefs. Cognition. 30: 239-77. PMID 3215003 DOI: 10.1016/0010-0277(88)90021-2  1
1988 Bartsch K, Wellman HM. Young Children's Conception of Distance Developmental Psychology. 24: 532-541.  1
1987 Fabricius WV, Sophian C, Wellman HM. Young children's sensitivity to logical necessity in their inferential search behavior Child Development. 58: 409-423. PMID 3829786  1
1987 Wellman HM, Cross D, Bartsch K. Infant search and object permanence: a meta-analysis of the A-not-B error Monographs of the Society For Research in Child Development. 51: 1-67. PMID 3683418  1
1987 Wellman HM, Estes D. Children's Early Use of Mental Verbs and What They Mean Discourse Processes. 10: 141-156. DOI: 10.1080/01638538709544666  1
1986 Wellman HM, Estes D. Early understanding of mental entities: a reexamination of childhood realism Child Development. 57: 910-923. PMID 3757609  1
1986 Barclay CR, Wellman HM. Accuracies and inaccuracies in autobiographical memories Journal of Memory and Language. 25: 93-103. DOI: 10.1016/0749-596X(86)90023-9  1
1985 Revelle GL, Wellman HM, Karabenick JD. Comprehension monitoring in preschool children Child Development. 56: 654-663. PMID 4006572  1
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