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    • The Development of Reasoning About Beliefs: Fact, Preference, and Ideology 

      Heiphetz, Larisa Alexandra; Spelke, Elizabeth S.; Harris, Paul Lansley; Banaji, Mahzarin R. (Elsevier BV, 2013)
      The beliefs people hold about the social and physical world are central to self-definition and social interaction. The current research analyzes reasoning about three kinds of beliefs: those that concern matters of fact ...
    • The Formation of Belief-Based Social Preferences 

      Heiphetz, Larisa; Spelke, Elizabeth S.; Banaji, Mahzarin R. (Guilford Publications, 2014)
      Beliefs are invisible contents of the mind, yet young children appear able to reason about beliefs in their minds and those of others. In three experiments, the authors explored the previously unanswered question of the ...
    • The Influence of Beliefs on Children's and Adults' Cognition and Social Preferences 

      Heiphetz, Larisa Alexandra (2013-09-30)
      Beliefs--mental representations of particular propositions as true--are fundamental to social cognition. Among the most influential beliefs are ideologies, which concern the way things should be and help people understand ...
    • Patterns of Implicit and Explicit Attitudes in Children and Adults: Tests in the Domain of Religion 

      Heiphetz, Larisa Alexandra; Spelke, Elizabeth S.; Banaji, Mahzarin R. (American Psychological Association (APA), 2013)
      Among the most replicated results in social cognition is the split between explicit and implicit attitudes; adults demonstrate weaker group-based preferences on explicit rather than implicit measures. However, the developmental ...