Elizabeth Bonawitz
Elizabeth Bonawitz
Associate Faculty, Harvard University Graduate School of Education
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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
Balancing exploration and exploitation with information and randomization
RC Wilson, E Bonawitz, VD Costa, RB Ebitz
Current opinion in behavioral sciences 38, 49-56, 2021
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
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
Occam's rattle: Children's use of simplicity and probability to constrain inference.
EB Bonawitz, T Lombrozo
Developmental Psychology 48, 1156-1164, 2012
Rational variability in children’s causal inferences: The sampling hypothesis
S Denison, E Bonawitz, A Gopnik, TL Griffiths
Cognition 126 (2), 285-300, 2013
Pedagogical questions in parent–child conversations
Y Yu, E Bonawitz, P Shafto
Child development 90 (1), 147-161, 2019
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
The rhythm of learning: Theta oscillations as an index of active learning in infancy
K Begus, E Bonawitz
Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience 45, 100810, 2020
Online developmental science to foster innovation, access, and impact
M Sheskin, K Scott, CM Mills, E Bergelson, E Bonawitz, ES Spelke, ...
Trends in Cognitive Sciences 24 (9), 675-678, 2020
Bayesian models of child development
A Gopnik, E Bonawitz
Wiley interdisciplinary reviews: cognitive science 6 (2), 75-86, 2015
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
Inductive reasoning about causally transmitted properties
P Shafto, C Kemp, EB Bonawitz, JD Coley, JB Tenenbaum
Cognition 109 (2), 175-192, 2008
The theoretical and methodological opportunities afforded by guided play with young children
Y Yu, P Shafto, E Bonawitz, SCH Yang, RM Golinkoff, KH Corriveau, ...
Frontiers in psychology 9, 1152, 2018
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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