• Peretz-Lange, R., Perry, J., & Muentener, P. (2021). Developmental shifts toward structural explanations and interventions for social status disparities.  Cognitive Development, 58, 101042.
  • Carvalho, K., Peretz-Lange, R., & Muentener, P. (2021). Causal explanations for weight influence children’s social preferences: Biologica-essentialist explanations reduce, and behavioral explanations promote, preferences for thin friends.  Child Development, 92, 682-690.
  • Peretz-Lange, R., & Muentener, P. (2021). Verbally highlighting extrinsic causes of novel social disparites helps children view low-status groups as structurally disadvantaged rather than personally inferior.  Frontiers in Psychology, 4661.
  • Peretz-Lange, R., & Muentener, P. (2020). Children use generic labels, but not category discreteness or stability, to form a novel essential category.  Journal of Cognition and Development, 21, 447-475.
  • Roberts, S., Franceschini, M., Silver, R., Taylor, S., Braima de Sa, A., Có, R., Sonko, A., Krauss, A., Taetzsch, A., Webb, P., Das, S., Chen, C., Rogers, B., Saltzman, E., Lin, P., Schlossman, N., Pruzenksy, W., Balé, C., Chui, K., & Muentener, P. (2020).  Efficacy of food supplementation on cognitive function, and cerebral blood flow and nutritional status, in young children at risk of undernutrition: a family-randomized controlled trial. The BM, 370, m2397.
  • Peretz-Lange, R., & Muentener, P. (2019). Verbal framing and statistical patterns influence children’s attributions to situational, but not personal, causes for behavior. Cognitive Development, 50, 205- 221.
  • Strait, M., Urry, H., & Muentener, P. (2019). Children’s responding to humanlike agents reflects an uncanny valley. In Proceedings of the 2019 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (pp. 506-515). IEEE.
  • Muentener, P., Herrig, E., & Schulz, L. (2018). The efficiency of infants ’ exploratory play and longer term cognitive outcomes. Frontiers in Psychology: Research Topic on Modeling Play in Early Development. 9:635.
  • Wu, Y., Muentener, P., & Schulz, L. (2017). One-to-four-year-olds connect diverse           positive non-linguistic emotional vocalizations to their probable causes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201707715.
  • Roberts, S., Franceschini, M., Krauss, A., Lin, P., Braima de Sa, A., Có, R., Taylor, S.,
    Brown, C., Chen, C., Johnson, E., Pruzenksy, W., Schlossman, N., Balé, C., Wu, K.,
    Hagen, K., Saltzman, E., & Muentener, P. (2017). A pilot randomized controlled trial
    of a new supplementary food designed to enhance cognitive performance during
    prevention and treatment of malnutrition in childhood. Current Developments in
    Nutrition, 1, e000885.
  • Lakusta, L., Muentener, P., Petrillo, L., Mullanaphy, N., & Muniz, L. (2017). Does          making something move matter? Representations of goals & sources in motion events with causal sources. Cognitive Science, 41, 814-826.
  • Muentener, P. & Bonawitz, E. (2017). Development of causal reasoning. In M.        Waldmann (Ed.),The Oxford Handbook on Causal Reasoning. New York: Oxford       University Press.
  • Wu, Y., Muentener, P., & Schulz, L. (2016). The invisible hand: Toddlers connect              probabilistic events with agentive causes. Cognitive Science, 40, 1854-1876.
  • Muentener, P., & Schulz, L. (2014). Toddlers infer unobserved causes for spontaneous events. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1-9. PDF
  • Muentener, P., & Schulz, L.  (2012). What doesn’t go without saying: Communication, induction, and exploration.  Language Learning and Development, 8, 61-85. PDF
  • Muentener P, Friel D, & Schulz L. (2012). Giving the giggles: Prediction, intervention, and young children’s representation of psychological events. PLoS ONE 7(8): e42495. PDF
  • Muentener P, Bonawitz E, Horowitz A, & Schulz L (2012). Mind the gap: Investigating toddlers’ sensitivity to contact relations in predictive events. PLoS ONE 7(4): e34061 PDF
  • Muentener, P. & Lakusta, L. (2011). The intention-to-CAUSE bias: Evidence from        children’s causal language. Cognition, 119, 341-355. PDF
  • Muentener, P. & Carey, S. (2010).  Infants’ causal representations of state change events. Cognition, 61, 63-86 PDF
  • Barr, R., Zack, E., Garcia, A., & Muentener, P. (2008). Infants’ attention and                   responsiveness to television increases with prior exposure and parental interaction. Infancy13, 30-56. PDF
  • Barr, R., Muentener, P., Garcia, A., Fujimoto, M., & Chávez, V. (2007). The effect of    repetition on imitation from television during infancy. Developmental Psychobiology, 49, 196-207. PDF
  • Barr, R., Muentener, P., & Garcia, A. (2007). Age-related changes in deferred imitation from television by 6- to 18-month-olds. Developmental Science10, 910-921. PDF