Publications

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Journal Publications:

Chernyak, N., Leech, K. A., & Rowe, M. L. (2017). Training preschoolers’ prospective abilities through conversation about the extended selfDevelopmental Psychology, 53, 652-661.

Chernyak, N., Trieu, B. Y., & Kushnir, T. (2017). Preschoolers’ selfish sharing is reduced by experience with proportional generosityOpen Mind: Discoveries in Cognitive Science1, 42-52.

Chernyak, N., Sandham, B., Harris, P. L., & Cordes, S. (2016). Numerical cognition explains age-related changes in third-party sharingDevelopmental Psychology, 52, 1555-1562.
 
Chernyak, N., & Gary, H. E. (2016). Children’s cognitive and behavioral reactions to an autonomous versus controlled social robot. Early Education & Development, 27, 1175-1189.

Chernyak, N., & Sobel D. M. (2016). But he didn’t mean to do it’: Preschoolers correct punishments imposed on accidental transgressors. Cognitive Development, 39, 13-20.

Chernyak, N.
, & Sobel, D. M. (2015). Equal but not always fair: Value-laden sharing in preschool-aged children. Social Development, 25, 340-351.

Kushnir, T., Gopnik, A., Chernyak, N., Seiver, E., & Wellman, H. M. (2015). Developing intuitions about free will between ages four and six. Cognition, 138, 79-101.

Chernyak, N., & Kushnir, T. (2014). The self as a moral agent: Preschoolers behave morally but believe in the freedom to do otherwise. Journal of Cognition and Development, 15, 453-464.

Chernyak, N., Kushnir, T., Sullivan, K. M., & Wang, Q. (2013). A comparison of Nepalese and American children’s concepts of freedom of choice and social constraint. Cognitive Science, 37, 1343-1355.

Chernyak, N., & Kushnir, T. (2013). Giving preschoolers choice increases sharing behavior. Psychological Science, 24, 1971-1979.

Kushnir, T., & Chernyak, N. (2011). Understanding the adult moralist requires first understanding the child scientist. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 33, 343-344.

Chernyak, N., & Zayas, V. (2010). Being excluded by one means being excluded by all: Perceiving exclusion from inclusive others during one-person social exclusion. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 46, 582-585.

Peer-Reviewed Proceedings Publications:

Chernyak, N., & Blake, P. R. (in press). The relationship between cognitive control, numerical encoding, and principles of fairness. Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society.

Chernyak, N., Leech, K. A., & Rowe, M. L. (2016). Training children’s prospective abilities through conversation about the extended selfProceedings of the Cognitive Science Society, 2159-2164.

Chernyak, N., Sandham, B., Harris, P. L., & Cordes. S. (2016). Explaining the knowledge-behavior gap: Numerical cognition explains age-related changes in fairnessProceedings of the Cognitive Science Society, 1607-1612.

Chernyak, N., & Gary, H. E. (2014). Autonomous movement predicts children’s moral regard and prosocial behavior towards a social robot dog. Proceedings of the Cognitive Science Society, 2032-2037.

Chernyak, N., & Kushnir, T. (2013). Inferring one’s own prosociality through choice: Giving preschoolers costly altruistic choices increases subsequent sharing behavior. Proceedings of the Thirty-Third Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 2040-2045.

Chernyak, N., Kushnir, T., Sullivan, K. M., & Wang, Q. (2011). A comparison of Nepalese and American children’s concepts of free will. Proceedings of the Thirty-Second Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 144-149.

Chernyak, N., Kushnir, T., & Wellman, H. M. (2010). Developing notions of free will: Preschoolers’ understanding of how intangible constraints bind their freedom of choice. Proceedings of the Thirty-Second Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 2602-2606.

Kushnir, T., Wellman, H. M., & Chernyak, N. (2009). Preschoolers’ understanding of freedom of choice. Proceedings of the Thirty-First Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 87-92.

Book Chapters:

Ceci, S. J., Fitneva, S., Aydin, C., & Chernyak, N. (2011/2015). Memory development and eyewitness testimony. In A. Slater and G. Bremner (Eds.), Developmental Psychology: An Introduction (pp. 417-452). London: Blackwell.