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Publications

Beier, J. S., Gross, J. T., Brett, B. E., Stern, J. A., Martin, D. R., Cassidy, J. (in prep). Helping, sharing, and comforting in young
          children: Links to individual differences in attachment.
Beier, J. S., Over, H., & Carpenter, M. (in prep). Eye contact following ostracism: The influence of social motivations on children’s
           and adult’s face-scanning behavior.
Beier, J. S., Carpenter, M., & Tomasello, M. (invited revision). Young children’s reasoning about social relationships.
Beier, J. S., Terrizzi, B. F., Woodward, A. M., Larson, E. G. (in press). Shyness and social conflict reduce young children’s social
          helpfulness. Child Development. [pdf]
Terrizzi, B. F. & Beier, J. S. (2016). Automatic cueing of covert spatial attention by a novel agent in preschoolers and adults.
          Cognitive Development. [pdf]
Beier, J. S. & Carey, S. (2014). Contingency is not enough: Social context guides infants’ and adults’ third-party attributions of
          intentional agency. Developmental Psychology, 50(3), 889-902. [pdf]
Beier, J. S., Over, H., & Carpenter, M. (2014). Young children help others to achieve their social goals. Developmental Psychology,
          50(3),
934-940. [pdf]
Beier, J. S. & Spelke, E. S. (2012). Infants’ developing understanding of social gaze. Child Development, 83(2), 486-496. [pdf]
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Prior Research

Gallo, D. A., Bell, D., Beier, J., & Schacter, D. L. (2006). Two types of recollection-based monitoring in younger and older adults:
          Recall-to-reject and the distinctiveness heuristic. Memory, 14, 730-41.
Budson, A. E., Simons, J. S., Sullivan, A. L., Beier, J. S., Solomon, P. R., Scinto, L. F., Daffner, K. R., & Schacter, D. L. (2004).
          Memory and emotions for the 9/11/01 terrorist attacks in patients with Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment,
          and healthy older adults. Neuropsychology, 18, 315-327.
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Conference Presentations

Presented

Beier, J. S, Gross, J. T., Brett, B. E., Stern, J. A., Martin, D. R., Mitchell, B., Cassidy, J. (2017, April). Helping, Sharing, and
           Comforting in Young Children: Links to Individual Differences in Attachment. Paper symposium talk presented at the
           Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX. Symposium co-chairs: J. S. Beier & K. A.
          Dunfield.
Beier, J. S. & Dunfield, K. A. (2017, April). Varieties of Prosocial Behavior from A Diversity of Perspectives: What We’ve Learned
          and Where We’re Going. Paper symposium presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child
          Development, Austin, TX.
Beier, J. S., Terrizzi, B. F., Woodward, A. M. (2017, April). Preschoolers’ Consideration for How Helping One Person Impacts Third
           Parties. Paper symposium talk accepted for presentation at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child
          Development, Austin, TX. Symposium co-chairs: S. Bridgers & H. Gweon.
Terrizzi, B. F., Brey, E., Shutts, K., Beier, J. S. (2017, April). Preschoolers’ Attributions of Physical and Social Power. Paper
           symposium talk presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development,
           Austin, TX. Symposium co-chairs: A. Thomas & L. Thomsen.
Woodward, A. M. & Beier, J. S. (2017, April). Toddlers’ Expectations for Social Partners to Respond to Each Other’s Distress.
           Poster presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.
Terrizzi, B.F., Brey, E., Shutts, K., & Beier, J.S. (2017, January). Preschoolers attribute relative physical and social power from faces and
          postures. Poster accepted for presentation at the Budapest CEU Conference on Child Development. [pdf]
Beier, J. S., Terrizzi, B. F., Woodward, A. M. (2016, May). Good reasons not to help: Social considerations guide children's
          decisions to help. Talk presented at the meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Austin, TX.
Woodward, A. M., Larson, E. G., Terrizzi, B. F., & Beier, J. S. (2016, May). Toddlers' selective social behavior toward high-status
          individuals. Poster presented at the XVIVth Biennial Conference on Infant Studies, New Orleans, LA.
Terrizzi, B. F., & Beier, J. S. (2016, May). Infants visually discriminate between dominant and neutral faces. Poster presented
          at the XVIVth Biennial Conference on Infant Studies, New Orleans, LA.
Dunfield, K. A., Karasewich, T., Chang, X. M., Beier, J. S., & Kuhlmeier, V. (2016, January). Selective helping in early childhood.
          Talk presented at Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development, Budapest, Hungary.
Woodward, A. M., Larson, E. G., Sheldon, J. S., Terrizzi, B. F., & Beier, J. S. (2015, October). Toddlers' selective social behavior
          toward high-status individuals. Poster presented at the meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Columbus,
          Ohio.
Terrizzi, B. F., Woodward, A. M., Larson, E. G., & Beier, J. S. (2015, October) Social considerations inform preschoolers'
          decisions to help others achieve their social goals. Poster presented at the meeting of the Cognitive Development Society,
          Columbus, Ohio.
Terrizzi, B. F. & Beier, J. S. (2015, June). Novel agents elicit "gaze"-cued orienting responses in children and adults.
          Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Psychology and Philosophy, Durham, North Carolina.
Terrizzi, B. F., & Beier, J. S. (2014, July). Covert "gaze"-cueing to a novel agent in adulthood and childhood...but not in infancy.
           Poster presented at the meeting of the International Society on Infant Studies, Berlin, Germany.
Beier, J. S., Over, H., & Carpenter, M. (2013, April). Eye contact following ostracism: The influence of social motivations on
          children’s and adult’s face-scanning behavior. Symposium talk presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for
          Research in Child Development, Seattle, Washington.
Beier, J. S., Over, H., & Carpenter, M. (2011, October). Young children help others to achieve their social goals. Poster presented
          at the meeting of the Cognitive Development Society.
Beier, J. S., Carpenter, M., & Tomasello, M. (2011, April). Young children’s developing understanding of social relationships.
           Symposium talk presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Montreal, Canada.
Beier, J. S., Over, H., & Carpenter, M. (2011, January). Young children help others to achieve their social goals. Poster presented
           at the Central European University Conference on Cognitive Development, Budapest, Hungary.
Beier, J. S., Carpenter, M., & Tomasello, M. (2010, April). Young children’s understanding of third-party social relationships. Poster
          presented at the XVIIth Biennial Conference on Infant Studies, Baltimore.
Beier, J. S. & Spelke, E. S. (2008, March). Infants’ detection of, and reasoning about, mutual gaze between social partners.
          Symposium talk presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies, Vancouver, Canada. Symposium co-organizers:
          J. S. Beier and T. Grossman.
Beier, J. S. & Carey, S. (2008, March). Detecting intentionality: Not all contingencies are equal. Poster presented at the
          International Conference on Infant Studies, Vancouver, Canada.
Beier, J. S. & Spelke, E. S. (2007, October). 10-month-old infants use gaze information to locate a hidden social partner. Poster
          presented at the Biennial Meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Santa Fe, NM.
Beier, J. S. & Spelke, E. S. (2007, March). 10-month-old infants detect mutual gaze between social partners. Poster presented at
          the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston, MA.
Beier, J. S. & Carey, S. (2006, May). Contingency is not sufficient for detecting intentionality. Poster presented at the Sixth
          Annual Meeting of the Vision Science Society, Sarasota, FL.

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