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JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

1. TECHNOLOGY AS TEACHER: HOW CHILDREN LEARN FROM SOCIAL ROBOTS. (IN PRESS)

Authors: Brink, K.A., Wellman, H.M.

Chapter: To appear in S. Grimm (ed.) Varieties of Understanding: New Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology

2. SEQUENCE OF THEORY-OF-MIND ACQUISITION IN TURKISH CHILDREN FROM DIVERSE SOCIAL BACKGROUNDS. (IN PRESS)

Authors: Selcuk, B., Brink, K.A., Ekerim, M., Wellman, H.M.

Journal: Infant and Child Development

3. CREEPINESS CREEPS IN: UNCANNY VALLEY FEELINGS ARE ACQUIRED IN CHILDHOOD. (2017) [ABSTRACT]

Authors: Brink, K.A., Gray, K., Wellman, H.M.

Journal: Child Development

4. HI, ROBOT: ADULTS, CHILDREN AND THE UNCANNY VALLEY. (2017) [NEWS ARTICLE]

Authors: Brink, K.A., Wellman, H.M.
News: NPR

5. DEVELOPING CONCEPTS OF ORDINARY AND EXTRAORDINARY COMMUNICATION. (2016) [PDF]

Authors: Lane, J. D., Evans, E. M., Brink, K. A., & Wellman, H. M. 

Journal: Developmental Psychology

6. INFANTS USE STATISTICAL SAMPLING TO UNDERSTAND THE PSYCHOLOGICAL WORLD. (2016) [ABSTRACT]

Authors: Wellman, H.M., Xu, F., Kushnir, T., & Brink, K.A.

Journal: Infancy

7. DEVELOPMENTAL PATHWAYS FOR SOCIAL UNDERSTANDING: LINKING SOCIAL COGNITION TO SOCIAL CONTEXTS. (2015). [PDF]

Authors: Brink, K.A., Lane, J.D. and Wellman, H.M.

Journal: Frontiers in Psychology

8. INFANTS' USE OF SOCIAL PARTNERSHIPS TO PREDICT BEHAVIOR. (2015) [ABSTRACT]

Authors: Rhodes, M., Hetherington, C., Brink, K., & Wellman, H. M.

Journal: Developmental Science

9. A NOISY-CHANNEL ACCOUNT OF CROSSLINGUISTIC WORD-ORDER VARIATION. (2013) [PDF]

Authors: Gibson, E., Piantadosi, S., Brink, K., Bergen, L., Lim, E., & Saxe, R.

Journal: Psychological Science

ROBOT TEACHERS FOR CHILDREN? YOUNG CHILDREN TRUST ROBOTS DEPENDING ON THEIR PERCEIVED ACCURACY AND AGENCY (SUBMITTED)

Authors: Brink, K.A., Wellman, H.M.

INFANTS’ UNDERSTANDING OF THE PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF PEOPLE. (IN PREPARATION)

Authors: Brink, K.A., Wellman, H.M.

 

INVITED TALKS

 

1. CLASSROOMS OF THE FUTURE: ROBOT TEACHERS

Authors: Brink, K.A.
Invited talk at the 2017 5th Annual Neurosummit Meeting, Frasier, CO, August, 2017

2. BIG DATA & DATA MINING

Authors: Brink, K.A.

Lecture presented in PSYCH 808: Psychometric Theory at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, November 2016

3. INTRODUCTION TO MPLUS

Authors: Brink, K.A., Ellis, A.

Lecture presented in PSYCH 808: Psychometric Theory at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, September 2016

4. CHILDREN’S NEW BEST FRIEND: THE ROBOT

Authors: Brink, K.A. 

Invited talk at the 2016 4th Annual Neurosummit Meeting, Roxbury, NY, August 2016

5. INFANTS’ UNDERSTANDING OF THE PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF PEOPLE

Authors: Brink, K.A.

Invited talk at the Developmental Psychology Area Brown Bag, Ann Arbor, MI, April 2016

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

1. TRUST AND THE UNCANNY VALLEY: CHILDREN'S BELIEFS ABOUT ROBOTS AFFECT HOW THEY FEEL ABOUT THEM

Authors: Brink, K.A., Gray, K., Wellman, H.M.

Symposium presented at the society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX, April 2017

2. SEQUENCE OF THEORY-OF-MIND ACQUISITION IN TURKISH CHILDREN FROM DIVERSE SOCIAL BACKGROUNDS

Authors: Ekerim, M., Brink, K.A., Selcuk, B., Wellman, H.M.

Symposium presented at the society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Austin, TX, April 2017

3. “EW! THAT ROBOT IS CREEPY!” CHILDREN’S PERCEPTIONS OF MIND IMPACT FEELINGS ABOUT ROBOTS

Authors: Brink, K.A., Gray, K., Wellman, H.M

Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development 2016 Special Topic Meeting – Technology and Media in Children's Development, Irvine, California, October 2016

4. DIFFERENTIAL ACTIVATION DURING MENTAL STATE REASONING IN THE TEMPOROPARIETAL JUNCTION

Authors: Brink, K.A., Bowman, L.C., Hu, X., Wellman, H.M.

Poster presented at the 2016 Biennial Meeting for the Society for Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy, Paris, France, October 2016

5. INFANTS USE STATISTICAL SAMPLING TO UNDERSTAND THE PSYCHOLOGICAL WORLD

Authors: Brink, K.A., Kushnir, T., Xu, F., Peskin-Shepherd, H., Wellman, H.M.

Poster presented at the 28th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, Il, May 2016

6. THE ROLE OF EARLY INFANT SOCIAL DISPOSITION IN LATER THEORY OF MIND DEVELOPMENT

Authors: Brink, K.A., Wellman, H.M.

Symposium presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Columbus, OH, October, 2015

7. CAN A ROBOT FEEL? CHILDREN’S BELIEFS ABOUT ROBOTS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE UNCANNY VALLEY

Authors: Brink, K.A., Flynn, M., Wellman, H.M.

Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Columbus, OH, October, 2015

8. SEQUENCE OF THEORY-OF-MIND ACQUISITION IN TURKISH CHILDREN FROM DIVERSE SOCIOECONOMIC BACKGROUNDS

Authors: Yagmurlu, B., Brink, K., Wellman, H.M.

Symposium presented at the International Convention of Psychological Science, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, March 2015

9. INFANTS’ UNDERSTANDING OF THE PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF PEOPLE

Authors: Brink, K., Wellman, H.M.

Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 2015

10. THE INFLUENCE OF CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES ON ADULT EXECUTIVE FUNCTION AND THINKING DISPOSITIONS

Authors: Katz, B., Park, I., Jantz, T., Brink, K., Shah, P.

Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 2015

11. COGNITIVE PRESSURES EXPLAIN THE DOMINANT WORD ORDERS IN LANGUAGE

Authors: Gibson, E., Brink, K., Piantadosi, S. & Saxe, R.

Talk presented at the 24th CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing, Palo Alto, CA, March 2011