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Journal Articles

Chalik, L., & Dunham, Y. (in press). Beliefs about moral obligation structure children's social category-based expectations. Child Development. [pdf] [materials] [data and code]

Chalik, L., & Rhodes, M. (2018). Learning about social category-based obligations. Cognitive Development, 48, 117-124. [pdf] [materials] [data and code]

Rhodes, M., Leslie, S.J., Bianchi, L., & Chalik, L. (2018). The role of generic language in the early development of social categorization. Child Development, 89, 148-155[pdf]

Chalik, L., Leslie, S.J., & Rhodes, M. (2017). Cultural context shapes essentialist beliefs about religion. Developmental Psychology, 53, 1178-1187[pdf]

Chalik, L., & Rhodes, M. (2015). The communication of naïve theories of the social world in parent-child conversation. Journal of Cognition and Development, 16, 719-741. [pdf] [materials]

Chalik, L., & Rhodes, M. (2014). Preschoolers use social allegiances to predict behavior. Journal of Cognition and Development, 15, 136-160. [pdf] [materials]

Chalik, L., Rivera, C., & Rhodes, M. (2014). Children’s use of categories and mental states to predict social behavior. Developmental Psychology, 50, 2360-2367. [pdf] [materials]

Rhodes, M., & Chalik, L. (2013). Social categories as markers of intrinsic interpersonal obligations. Psychological Science, 24, 999-1006. [pdf] [materials]

Chapters, Proceedings, and Commentaries

Chalik, L. (in press). Intuitive theories inform children’s beliefs about intergroup obligation: Invited commentary on Tomasello, “The moral psychology of obligation.” Behavioral and Brain Sciences.

Chalik, L. & Rhodes, M. (in press). Groups as moral boundaries: A developmental perspective. In J. Benson (Ed.), Advances in Child Development and Behavior, Volume 58. [pre-print]

Chalik, L., Misch, A., & Dunham, Y. (in press). Social cognitive development: The intergroup context. In O. Houde & G. Borst (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Development. [pre-print]

Chalik, L., Van Bavel, J., & Rhodes, M. (2018). The cognitive processes underlying moral judgment across development. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, 1461-1466. [pdf] [data and code]

Rhodes, M., & Chalik, L. (2014). The interplay between intuitive psychology and intuitive sociology: Commentary on Abrams et al., “The Role of Cognitive Abilities in Children's Inferences about Social Atypicality and Peer Exclusion and Inclusion in Intergroup Contexts.” British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 32, 248-251. [pdf]