Lab Director: Dr. Judy DeLoache
Gilmer Hall
Research Projects
Recent Publications
Ganea, P.A., Ma., L., & DeLoache, J.S. (in press). Young Children's learning and transfer of biological information from pictures books to real animals. Child Development.

LoBue, V. & DeLoache, J.S. (in press). Pretty in pink: The early development of gender-stereotyped color prefernces. British Journal of Developmental Psychology.

LoBue, V. & DeLoache, J.S. (2011). What's so special about slithering serpents? Children and adults rapidly detect snakes based on their simple features. Visual Cognition. 19, 129-143.

DeLoache, J.S., Bloom-Pickard, M., & LoBue, V. (2010). Babies and bears: Human infants' ineterst in non-human animals. In McCardle, P., McCune, Griffen, J.A., 7 Malhomes, V. (Eds.). How animals affect us: Examining the influence of human-animal interaction on child development and human health. Washington, DC: NIH.

DeLoache, J.S., Chiong, C., Sherman, K., Islam, N., Vanderborght, M., Troseth, G.L., Strouse, G.A., & O’Doherty, K. (2010). Do babies learn from baby media?. Psychological Science.

DeLoache, J.S. & Bloom Pickard, M. (2010). Of chimps and children: use of spatial symbols by two species. In F.L. Dolins & R.W. Mitchell (Eds.) Spatial Cognition, Spatial Perception: Mapping the Self and Space (pp. 486-501). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

LoBue, V. & DeLoache, J.S. (2010). Superior detection of theat-relevant stimuli in infancy. Developmental Science, 13(1), pp. 221-228.

LoBue, V., Rakinson, D., & DeLoache, J.S. (2010). Threat perception across the lifespan: Evidence for multiple converging pathways. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 19, 375-379.

Tare, M., Chiong, C., Ganea, P., & DeLoache, J. (2010). Less is more: How manipulative featuers affect children's learning from picture books. Journal ofApplied Developmental Psychology, 31, 395-400.

Ware, E.A., Uttal, D.H.; DeLoache, J.S. (2010). Everyday scale errors. Developmental Science, 13(1), pp. 28-36.
DeLoache, J.S., & Chiong, C. (2009). Babies and baby media. American Behavioral Scientist, 52, 115.

DeLoache, J.S. & Ganea, P.A. (2009). Symbol-based learning in infancy. In A. Woodward & A. Needhman (Eds.), Learning and the infant mind. New York: Oxford University Press.

DeLoache, J.S., Ganea, P.A., & Jaswal, V. (2009). Early learning through language. In J. Colombo, P. McCardle, & L. Freund (Eds.), Infant pathways to language: Methods, models, and research disorders. New York: Psychology Press.

DeLoache, J.S., & LobBue, V. (2009). The narrow fellow in the grass: Human infants associate snakes and fear. Developmental Science, 12(1), 201-207.

LoBue, V. (2009). More than just another face in the crowd: Superior detection of threatening facial expressions in children and adults. Developmental Science, 12(2), 305-313.

VanderBorght, M., & Jaswal, V.K. (2009). Who knows best? Preschoolers sometimes prefer child information over adult informants. Infant and Child Development, 18, 61-71.

LoBue, V. & DeLoache, J.S. (2009). On the diction of emotional facial expressions: Are girls really better than boys? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 32(5), pp. 397-398

LobBue, V., & DeLoache, J.S. (2008). Detecting the snake in the grass: Attention to fear-relevant stimuli by adults and young children. Psychological Science, 19, 284-289.

DeLoache, J.S., Simcock, G., & Macari, S. (2008). Planes, trains, and automobiles: Extremely intense interests in very young children. Developmental Psychology, 43, 1579-1586.

Ganea, P.A., Bloom Pickard, M., & DeLoache, J.S. (2008). Transfer between picture books and the real world by very young children. Journal of Cognition and Development, 9, 46-66.

Troseth, G.L., Bloom Pickard, M., & DeLoache, J.S. (2007). Young children's use of scale models: Testing alternatives to reprsentational insight. Developmental Science,10, 763-769.

Ganea, P.A., Shutts, K., Spelke, E., & DeLoache, J.S. (2007). Thinking of things unseen: Infant's use of language to update object reprsentations. Psychological Science, 18, 734-739.

Ware, E., Uttal, D.H., Wetter, E.K., & DeLoache, J.S. (2006). Young children make scale errors when playing with dolls. Developmental Science, 9, 40-45.

Simcock, G., & DeLoache, J.S. (2006). Get the Picture? The effects of iconicity on toddler's re-enactment from picture books. Developmental Psychology, 42, 1352-1357.

DeLoache, J.S. (2005, August). Mindful of Symbols. Scientific American, 36, 72-77.

Ganea, P. A. (2005). Contextual factors affect absent reference comprehension in 14-month-olds. Child Development, 76, 989-998.

DeLoache, J.S., Uttal, D.H., & Rosengren, K. S. (2004). Scale errors offer evidence for a perception-action dissociation early in life. Science, 304, 1047-1029.

DeLoache, J. S., (2004). Becoming symbol-minded. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 8, 66-70.

DeLoache, J. S., Pierroutsakos, S.L., & Uttal, D. H. (2003). The origins of pictorial competence. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 12, 114-118.

Pierroutsakos, S.L., & DeLoache, J. S. (2003). Why do infants grasp pictured objects? Infancy, 4, 141-156.

Sharon, T., & DeLoache, J. S. (2003). The role of perseveration in children's symbolic understanding and skill. Developmental Science, 6, 289-297.

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