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Andrei Cimpian

Associate Professor

    20052020

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    2020

    Asking Children to “Be Helpers” Can Backfire After Setbacks

    Foster-Hanson, E., Cimpian, A., Leshin, R. A. & Rhodes, M., Jan 1 2020, In : Child development. 91, 1, p. 236-248 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Crowdsourcing Hypothesis Tests: Making Transparent How Design Choices Shape Research Results

    The Crowdsourcing Hypothesis Tests Collaboration, Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Psychological bulletin.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Teachers’ belief that math requires innate ability predicts lower intrinsic motivation among low-achieving students

    Heyder, A., Weidinger, A. F., Cimpian, A. & Steinmayr, R., Feb 2020, In : Learning and Instruction. 65, 101220.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    “Wonderful but Weak”: Children’s Ambivalent Attitudes Toward Women

    Hammond, M. D. & Cimpian, A., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Sex Roles.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2019

    Children’s Intuitive Theories of Academic Performance

    Muradoglu, M. & Cimpian, A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Child development.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Developmental evidence for a link between the inherence bias in explanation and psychological essentialism

    Sutherland, S. L. & Cimpian, A., Jan 2019, In : Journal of experimental child psychology. 177, p. 265-281 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Intuitions about personal identity are rooted in essentialist thinking across development

    Horne, Z. & Cimpian, A., Oct 2019, In : Cognition. 191, 103981.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    "It feels like it's in your body": How children in the United States think about nationality

    Hussak, L. J. & Cimpian, A., Jul 2019, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 148, 7, p. 1153-1168 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The Acquisition of Gender Stereotypes about Intellectual Ability: Intersections with Race

    Jaxon, J., Lei, R. F., Shachnai, R., Chestnut, E. K. & Cimpian, A., Dec 1 2019, In : Journal of Social Issues. 75, 4, p. 1192-1215 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Why do people believe in a "true self"? The role of essentialist reasoning about personal identity and the self

    Christy, A. G., Schlegel, R. J. & Cimpian, A., Aug 2019, In : Journal of personality and social psychology. 117, 2, p. 386-416 31 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2018

    Evidence of bias against girls and women in contexts that emphasize intellectual ability

    Bian, L., Leslie, S. J. & Cimpian, A., Dec 2018, In : American Psychologist. 73, 9, p. 1139-1153 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    How deep do we dig? Formal explanations as placeholders for inherent explanations

    Gelman, S. A., Cimpian, A. & Roberts, S. O., Nov 2018, In : Cognitive Psychology. 106, p. 43-59 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    How does social essentialism affect the development of inter-group relations?

    Rhodes, M., Leslie, S. J., Saunders, K., Dunham, Y. & Cimpian, A., Jan 2018, In : Developmental science. 21, 1, e12509.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    How Do We Encourage Gifted Girls to Pursue and Succeed in Science and Engineering?

    Boston, J. S. & Cimpian, A., Oct 1 2018, In : Gifted Child Today. 41, 4, p. 196-207 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Memory accessibility shapes explanation: Testing key claims of the inherence heuristic account

    Hussak, L. J. & Cimpian, A., Jan 1 2018, In : Memory and Cognition. 46, 1, p. 68-88 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Messages about brilliance undermine women's interest in educational and professional opportunities

    Bian, L., Leslie, S. J., Murphy, M. C. & Cimpian, A., May 2018, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 76, p. 404-420 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The myth that only brilliant people are good at math and its implications for diversity

    Chestnut, E. K., Lei, R. F., Leslie, S. J. & Cimpian, A., Jun 2018, In : Education Sciences. 8, 2, 65.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2017

    Differences in the Evaluation of Generic Statements About Human and Non-Human Categories

    Tasimi, A., Gelman, S. A., Cimpian, A. & Knobe, J., Sep 2017, In : Cognitive Science. 41, 7, p. 1934-1957 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Gender stereotypes about intellectual ability emerge early and influence children's interests

    Bian, L., Leslie, S. J. & Cimpian, A., Jan 27 2017, In : Science (New York, N.Y.). 355, 6323, p. 389-391 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Inductive generalization relies on category representations

    Sutherland, S. L. & Cimpian, A., Apr 1 2017, In : Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 24, 2, p. 632-636 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The Brilliance Trap

    Cimpian, A. & Leslie, S. J., Aug 15 2017, In : Scientific American. 317, 3, p. 60-65 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Young Children's Self-Concepts Include Representations of Abstract Traits and the Global Self

    Cimpian, A., Hammond, M. D., Mazza, G. & Corry, G., Nov 1 2017, In : Child development. 88, 6, p. 1786-1798 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2016

    Conceptions of Adolescence: Implications for Differences in Engagement in School Over Early Adolescence in the United States and China

    Qu, Y., Pomerantz, E. M., Wang, M., Cheung, C. & Cimpian, A., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Youth and Adolescence. 45, 7, p. 1512-1526 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Data from a pre-publication independent replication initiative examining ten moral judgement effects

    Tierney, W., Schweinsberg, M., Jordan, J., Kennedy, D. M., Qureshi, I., Sommer, S. A., Thornley, N., Madan, N., Vianello, M., Awtrey, E., Zhu, L. L., Diermeier, D., Heinze, J. E., Srinivasan, M., Tannenbaum, D., Bivolaru, E., Dana, J., Davis-Stober, C. P., Du Plessis, C., Gronau, Q. F. & 62 others, Hafenbrack, A. C., Liao, E. Y., Ly, A., Marsman, M., Murase, T., Schaerer, M., Tworek, C. M., Wagenmakers, E. J., Wong, L., Anderson, T., Bauman, C. W., Bedwell, W. L., Brescoll, V., Canavan, A., Chandler, J. J., Cheries, E., Cheryan, S., Cheung, F., Cimpian, A., Clark, M. A., Cordon, D., Cushman, F., Ditto, P. H., Amell, A., Frick, S. E., Gamez-Djokic, M., Grady, R. H., Graham, J., Gu, J., Hahn, A., Hanson, B. E., Hartwich, N. J., Hein, K., Inbar, Y., Jiang, L., Kellogg, T., Legate, N., Luoma, T. P., Maibeucher, H., Meindl, P., Miles, J., Mislin, A., Molden, D. C., Motyl, M., Newman, G., Ngo, H. H., Packham, H., Ramsay, P. S., Ray, J. L., Sackett, A. M., Sellier, A. L., Sokolova, T., Sowden, W., Storage, D., Sun, X., Van Bavel, J. J., Washburn, A. N., Wei, C., Wetter, E., Wilson, C. T., Darroux, S. C. & Uhlmann, E. L., Oct 11 2016, In : Scientific Data. 3, 160082.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The frequency of "brilliant" and "genius" in teaching evaluations predicts the representation of women and African Americans across fields

    Storage, D., Horne, Z., Cimpian, A. & Leslie, S. J., Mar 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 3, e0150194.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The pipeline project: Pre-publication independent replications of a single laboratory's research pipeline

    Schweinsberg, M., Madan, N., Vianello, M., Sommer, S. A., Jordan, J., Tierney, W., Awtrey, E., Zhu, L. L., Diermeier, D., Heinze, J. E., Srinivasan, M., Tannenbaum, D., Bivolaru, E., Dana, J., Davis-Stober, C. P., du Plessis, C., Gronau, Q. F., Hafenbrack, A. C., Liao, E. Y., Ly, A. & 62 others, Marsman, M., Murase, T., Qureshi, I., Schaerer, M., Thornley, N., Tworek, C. M., Wagenmakers, E. J., Wong, L., Anderson, T., Bauman, C. W., Bedwell, W. L., Brescoll, V., Canavan, A., Chandler, J. J., Cheries, E., Cheryan, S., Cheung, F., Cimpian, A., Clark, M. A., Cordon, D., Cushman, F., Ditto, P. H., Donahue, T., Frick, S. E., Gamez-Djokic, M., Grady, R. H., Graham, J., Gu, J., Hahn, A., Hanson, B. E., Hartwich, N. J., Hein, K., Inbar, Y., Jiang, L., Kellogg, T., Kennedy, D. M., Legate, N., Luoma, T. P., Maibuecher, H., Meindl, P., Miles, J., Mislin, A., Molden, D. C., Motyl, M., Newman, G., Ngo, H. H., Packham, H., Ramsay, P. S., Ray, J. L., Sackett, A. M., Sellier, A. L., Sokolova, T., Sowden, W., Storage, D., Sun, X., Van Bavel, J. J., Washburn, A. N., Wei, C., Wetter, E., Wilson, C. T., Darroux, S. C. & Uhlmann, E. L., Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 66, p. 55-67 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    The Privileged Status of Category Representations in Early Development

    Cimpian, A., Jun 1 2016, In : Child Development Perspectives. 10, 2, p. 99-104 6 p.

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    Why Do People Tend to Infer “Ought” From “Is”? The Role of Biases in Explanation

    Tworek, C. M. & Cimpian, A., Aug 1 2016, In : Psychological Science. 27, 8, p. 1109-1122 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2015

    An early-emerging explanatory heuristic promotes support for the status Quo

    Hussak, L. J. & Cimpian, A., Nov 2015, In : Journal of personality and social psychology. 109, 5, p. 739-752 14 p.

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    An explanatory heuristic gives rise to the belief that words are well suited for their referents

    Sutherland, S. L. & Cimpian, A., Oct 1 2015, In : Cognition. 143, p. 228-240 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Expectations of brilliance underlie gender distributions across academic disciplines

    Leslie, S. J., Cimpian, A., Meyer, M. & Freeland, E., Jan 16 2015, In : Science. 347, 6219, p. 262-265 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Memory Errors Reveal a Bias to Spontaneously Generalize to Categories

    Sutherland, S. L., Cimpian, A., Leslie, S. J. & Gelman, S. A., Jul 1 2015, In : Cognitive Science. 39, 5, p. 1021-1046 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Response to comment on "expectations of brilliance underlie gender distributions across academic disciplines"

    Cimpian, A. & Leslie, S. J., Jul 24 2015, In : Science. 349, 6246, p. 391-c

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    Women are underrepresented in fields where success is believed to require brilliance

    Meyer, M., Cimpian, A. & Leslie, S. J., Jan 1 2015, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 6, MAR, 00235.

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    2014

    Building theory-based concepts: Four-year-olds preferentially seek explanations for features of kinds

    Cimpian, A. & Petro, G., May 1 2014, In : Cognition. 131, 2, p. 300-310 11 p.

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    Tell me about pangolins! evidence that children are motivated to learn about kinds

    Cimpian, A. & Park, J. A. J., Feb 1 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 143, 1, p. 46-55 10 p.

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    The inherence heuristic across development: Systematic differences between children's and adults' explanations for everyday facts

    Cimpian, A. & Steinberg, O. D., Dec 1 2014, In : Cognitive Psychology. 75, p. 130-154 25 p.

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    The Inherence Heuristic as a Source of Essentialist Thought

    Salomon, E. & Cimpian, A., Oct 8 2014, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 40, 10, p. 1297-1315 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    2012

    Children expect generic knowledge to be widely shared

    Cimpian, A. & Scott, R. M., Jun 1 2012, In : Cognition. 123, 3, p. 419-433 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Do Lions Have Manes? For Children, Generics Are About Kinds Rather Than Quantities

    Brandone, A. C., Cimpian, A., Leslie, S. J. & Gelman, S. A., Mar 1 2012, In : Child development. 83, 2, p. 423-433 11 p.

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    Remembering kinds: New evidence that categories are privileged in children's thinking

    Cimpian, A. & Erickson, L. C., May 1 2012, In : Cognitive Psychology. 64, 3, p. 161-185 25 p.

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    The effect of generic statements on children's causal attributions: Questions of mechanism

    Cimpian, A. & Erickson, L. C., Jan 1 2012, In : Developmental psychology. 48, 1, p. 159-170 12 p.

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    Who Is Good at This Game? Linking an Activity to a Social Category Undermines Children's Achievement

    Cimpian, A., Mu, Y. & Erickson, L. C., May 2012, In : Psychological Science. 23, 5, p. 533-541 9 p.

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    2011

    Preschoolers' use of morphosyntactic cues to identify generic sentences: Indefinite singular noun phrases, tense, and aspect

    Cimpian, A., Meltzer, T. J. & Markman, E. M., Sep 1 2011, In : Child development. 82, 5, p. 1561-1578 18 p.

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    The Generic/Nongeneric Distinction Influences How Children Interpret New Information About Social Others

    Cimpian, A. & Markman, E. M., Mar 1 2011, In : Child development. 82, 2, p. 471-492 22 p.

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    2010

    The impact of generic language about ability on children's achievement Motivation

    Cimpian, A., Sep 1 2010, In : Developmental psychology. 46, 5, p. 1333-1340 8 p.

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