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Incremental Hypothesis Revision in Causal Reasoning Across Development

We explore whether children’s strategies on a causal learning task show a bias observed in adults towards 'exploitative' hypothesis revision. Adults and children (ages 4–6) were presented with evidence which initially seemed to conform to a simple, …

Tracing the Emergence of Gendered Language in Childhood

Are gender associations in general language reflected in the words spoken to and by children? Previous work has suggested that language reveals gender differences in discourse, speech style, language use and acquisition. Work in artificial …