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DeLoache, J.S., & Chiong, C. (2009).   Babies and baby media. American Behavioral Scientists, 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 launguage: Methods, models, and research disorders. New York: Psychology Press.

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

LoBue, 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.

Ganea, P. A., Pickard, M. B., and Deloache, J.S. (2008).   Transfer between picture books and the real world. Journal of Cognition and Development, 9 (1) 46-66.

Ganea, P. A., Pickard, M. B., and Deloache, J.S. (2008).   From picture books to the real world: Pictorial realism affects yong chidlren's generalization from depicted to real objects. Journal of Cognition and Development.

Deloache, J.S., Simcock, G., and Macari, S. (2007).   Planes, Trains, Automobiles - and Tea Sets: Extremely Intense Interests in Very Young Children Developmental Psychology, 43, 1579-1586.

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

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

Simcock, G., and Deloache, J.S. (2006).   Get the Picture? The effects of iconicity on toddlers' re-enactment from picture. Developmental Psychology, 42, 1352-1357.

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

Pierroutsakos, S.L.,Deloache, J.S., and Ground, M. (2005).   Very young children are insensitive to picture--but not object--orientation. Developmental Science, 8, 326-332.

DeLoache, J.S. & Sharon, T. (2004).  Symbols and Similarity: You can get too much of a good thing Journal of Cognition and Development, 6, 33-49.

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.

Pierroutsakos, S.L., & DeLoache, J.S. (2003).  Infants' manual exploration of objects varying in realism. Infancy. 4, 141-156

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.

DeLoache, J. S. (2002).  The symbol-mindedness of young children.  In W. W. Hartup & R. A. Weinberg (Eds.), Child psychology in retrospect and prospect: The Minnesota Symposia on child psychology (vol. 32, pp. 73-101).  LEA Publishing. [view PDF]


DeLoache, J. S. (2002).  Symbolic artifacts: Understanding and use.  In U. Goswami (Ed.), Blackwell handbook of childhood cognitive development (pp. 206-226).  Blackwell Publishing. [view PDF]

DeLoache, J. S., & Sharon, T. (2002).  Symbols and similarity: You can get too much of a good thing.  Manuscript submitted for publication. [view PDF]

Pierroutsakos, S. L., DeLoache, J. S., & Gound, M. (2002).  Very young children are insensitive to picture (but not object) orientation.  Manuscript submitted for publication. [view Microsoft Word Document]

DeLoache, J. S., Uttal, D.H., & Pierroutsakos, S.L. (2000).  What's up? The emergence of an orientation preferene for picture books. Journal of Cognition and Development, 1 81-95. [view PDF]

DeLoache, J. S. (2000).  Dual representation and young children's use of scale models.Child Development, 71, 329-338. [view PDF]

Troseth, G., & DeLoache, J. S. (1998).  The medium can obscure the message: Young children's understanding of video. Child Development, 69, 950-965 [view PDF]

DeLoache, J. S., Pierroutsakos, S.L., Uttal, D.H., Rosengren, K. S., & Gottlieb, A. (1998).  Grasping the nature of pictures. Psychological Science, 9, 205-210. [view PDF]

Uttal, D.H., Scudder, K.V., & DeLoache, J.S. (1997).  Manipulatives as symbols: A new perspective on the use of concrete objects to teach mathematics. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 18, 37-54 [view PDF]

DeLoache, J.S., Miller, K.F., & Rosengren, K. S. (1997).  The credible shrinking room: Very young children's performance with symbolic and non-symbolic relations. Psychological Science, 8, 308-313. [view PDF]

DeLoache, J. S. (1996).  Shrinking trolls and expanding minds: Early symbolic development. Psychological Science Agenda, 8-9. [view PDF]

DeLoache, J. S., & Marzolf, D.P. (1995).  The use of dolls to interview young children. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 60 , 155-173 [view PDF]

Marzolf, D.P., & DeLoache, J.S. (1994).  Transfer in young children's understanding of spatial representations. Child Development, 65 , 1-15 [view PDF]

DeLoache, J.S., & Burns, N.M. (1994).  Early understanding of the representational function of pictures. Cognition, 52 , 83-110[view PDF]

DeLoache, J.S., Kolstad, D.V., & Anderson, K.N. (1991)   Physical similarity and yound children's understanding of scale models. Child Development, 62 , 111-126 [view PDF]

DeLoache, J.S. (1991)   Symbolic functioning in very young children: Understanding of pictures and models. Child Development, 62 , 736-752 [view PDF]

DeLoache, J.S., Cassidy, D.J., & Carpenter, C.J. (1987)   The three bears are all boys: Mothers' labelling of gender-neutral picture book characters. Sex Roles, 17 , 163-178 [view PDF]

DeLoache, J.S. (1987)   Rapid change in the symbolic functioning of very young children. Science, 238 , 1556-1557 [view Microsoft Word Document]

DeLoache, J.S., Sugarman, S., & Brown, A.L. (1985)   The development of error correction strategies in young children's manipulative play. Child Development, 56 , 928-939 [view PDF]

DeLoache, J.S., Cassidy. D.J., & Brown, A.L. (1985)   Precursors of mnemonic strategies in very young children. Child Development, 56 , 125-137 [view PDF]

DeLoache, J.S., & Brown, A.L. (1983)   Very young children's memory for the location of objects in a large scale environment Child Development, 54 , 888-897[view PDF]