Our team is always coming out with new research! Check out some of our most recent publications.

Kanero, J., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (2016). Can a microwave heat up coffee?: How English- and Japanese-speaking children express subjects in lexical causative sentences. Journal of Child Language, 43, 993-1019.

Paterson, S., Parish-Morris, J., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (2016). Considering development in developmental disorders. Journal of Cognition and Development, 17, 568-583.

Golinkoff, R. M., Soderstrom, M., Deniz Can, D., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (In press). Visual preference methods. In A. M. B. deGroot & P. Hagoort (Eds.), Research methods in psycholinguistics: a practical guide. NY: Wiley Blackwell.

Levine, D., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Pace, A., & Golinkoff, R. M. (In press). A goal bias in action: The boundaries adults perceive in events align with sites of actor intent. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.

Resnick, I., Verdine, B., Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (In preparation). Geometric toys in the attic? An analysis of early exposure to geometric shapes.

Hirsh-Pasek, K. & Golinkoff, R. M. (In preparation). Introduction: An evidence-based tribute to playful learning. In Spotlight on play. New York: National Association for Education of Young Children.

Ma, W. Golinkoff, R. M., Song, L., Hirsh-Pasek, K. (In preparation). Verb acquisition is more than verb production: Typicality affects Chinese children’s verb extensions.

Rajan, V., Tran, A., Hoffman, J. E., Golinkoff, R. M., & McClelland, M. (in preparation). The conceptualization of self-regulation and its implications for school readiness and academic success.

Zosh, J., Roseberry, S. L., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (in preparation). What do babies make of media? In R. Barr & D, Linebarger (Eds.), Media exposure during infancy and early childhood. NY: Springer.

Hadley, E. B., Dickinson, D. K., Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (in preparation). A detailed approach to assessing preschoolers’ depth of word knowledge.

Konishi, H., Pruden, S., Ranganathan, S., Golinkoff, M., R., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (in preparation). Finding semantic components of dynamic events: Infants categorize manner and path of motion.

Verdine, B., Bunger, A., Athanasopoulou, A., Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (in preparation).  Preschool geometric knowledge: Low socio-economic status children are slower to find a target even when they know a shape’s name.

Levine, D., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Pace, A., & Golinkoff, R. M. (in preparation). Spotting the goal: How infants and adults make sense of complex events.

Verdine, B. N., Athanasopoulou, A., Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (In preparation). It’s all Greek to me:  Comparing Greek- and English-speaking 3-year-olds’ knowledge of geometric forms.

Zosh, J., Verdine, B., Halberda, J., Golinkoff, R.M., Hirsh-Pasek, K. (in preparation). Preschoolers’ approximate number sense predicts to geometric spatial skill.

Song, L., Pruden, S., Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (In preparation). Preverbal infants form categories of dynamic human actions.

Hirsh-Pasek, K., Adamson, L. B., Bakeman, R., Owen, M. T., Golinkoff, R. M., Pace, A., Yust, P. K. S., & Suma, K. (Under review). Quality of early communication matters more than quantity of word input for low-income children’s language success.

Zosh, J. M., Hassinger-Das, B., Toub, T. S., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (Under review). Playing with math: How play supports learning AND the Common Core State Standards.

Ridge, K. E., Weisberg, D. S., Ilgaz, H., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (Under review). Buying language in the supermarket: Increasing talk among lower SES families.

Reed, J., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (Under review). Learning on hold: Cell phones sidetrack parent-child interactions.

Hassinger-Das, B., Ridge, K., Parker, A., Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (Under review). Playing Snakes & Ladders: building vocabulary knowledge in preschoolers.

Zosh, J., Filipowicz, A., Verdine, B., Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek.  (Under review).  The square goes here! Parental language scaffolding during shape play with traditional and electronic shape sorting toys.

Levine, D., Strother -Garcia, K., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M., (Under review). Names for things…and actions and events: Following in the footsteps of Roger Brown. In H. Cairns and E. Fernandez (Eds.), Handbook of psycholinguistics. New York: Wiley/Blackwell.

Verdine, B., Lucca, K., Golinkoff, R. M., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Newcombe, N. (Under review). The shape of things: The origin of young children’s knowledge of the names and properties of geometric forms.

Damonte, J., Shi, R., Golinkoff, R. M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (In revision). Ten- to 12-month-old infants segment a common bound morpheme from its stem.

Kanero, J., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (In revision). Can a microwave heat up coffee?: How English- and Japanese-speaking children express subjects in causal sentences.

Mahajan, N., Song, L., Steuhling, A., Resnick, I., Golinkoff, R. M., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Moynihan, N. (In revision). Is the learning that occurs in children’s museum exhibits apparent to parents and experts? Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology.

Pulverman, R., Golinkoff, R. M., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Brandone, A. (In revision). Novel words guide infants’ attention when observing motion events. Infancy.

Weisberg, D., Ilgaz, H., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Golinkoff, R. M., Nicolopoulou, A., & Dickinson, D. (2015). Shovels and swords: How realistic and fantastical themes affect children’s word learning. Cognitive Development, 35, 1-14.

Zosh, J.M., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. (2015).  Guided play. (In press) In D. L. Couchenour & K. Chrisman (Eds.) Encyclopedia of contemporary early childhood education.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Reference.

Ilgaz, H., Hassinger-Das, B., Hirsh-Pasek, K., & Golinkoff, R. M. (In press). Making the case for playful learning. In D. Gansevoort, Springer handbook of early childhood education. NY: Springer.

Konishi, H., Wilson, F., Golinkoff, R., Maguire, M., & Hirsh-Pasek, K. (In press). Japanese-English bilinguals’ construal of novel verbs. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.