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1993

A Developmental Investigation of Children's Imaginary Companions

Taylor, M., Cartwright, B. S. & Carlson, S. M., Mar 1993, In : Developmental psychology. 29, 2, p. 276-285 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

103 Scopus citations
1997

The Relation between Individual Differences in Fantasy and Theory of Mind

Taylor, M. & Carlson, S. M., Jun 1997, In : Child development. 68, 3, p. 436-455 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

278 Scopus citations
1998

The influence of culture on pretend play: The case of mennonite children

Carlson, S. M., Taylor, M. & Levin, G. R., Oct 1 1998, In : Merrill-Palmer Quarterly. 44, 4, p. 538-565 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

The role of inhibitory processes in young children's difficulties with deception and false belief

Carlson, S. M., Moses, L. J. & Hix, H. R., Jan 1 1998, In : Child development. 69, 3, p. 672-691 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

297 Scopus citations
2001

Individual Differences in Inhibitory Control and Children's Theory of Mind

Carlson, S. M. & Moses, L. J., Jan 1 2001, In : Child development. 72, 4, p. 1032-1053 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1160 Scopus citations
2002

How Specific is the Relation between Executive Function and Theory of Mind? Contributions of Inhibitory Control and Working Memory

Carlson, S. M., Moses, L. J. & Breton, C., Jun 1 2002, In : Infant and Child Development. 11, 2, p. 73-92 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

467 Scopus citations
2004

Executive function and theory of mind: Stability and prediction from ages 2 to 3

Carlson, S. M., Mandell, D. J. & Williams, L., Nov 1 2004, In : Developmental psychology. 40, 6, p. 1105-1122 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

365 Scopus citations

Individual differences in executive functioning and theory of mind: An investigation of inhibitory control and planning ability

Carlson, S. M., Moses, L. J. & Claxton, L. J., Apr 1 2004, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 87, 4, p. 299-319 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

299 Scopus citations

The characteristics and correlates of fantasy in school-age children: Imaginary companions, impersonation, and social understanding

Taylor, M., Carlson, S. M., Mating, B. L., Gerow, L. & Charley, C. M., Nov 1 2004, In : Developmental psychology. 40, 6, p. 1173-1187 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Scopus citations
2005

Developmentally sensitive measures of executive function in preschool children

Carlson, S. M., Oct 5 2005, In : Developmental Neuropsychology. 28, 2, p. 595-616 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

809 Scopus citations

Gesture as a window on children's beginning understanding of false belief

Carlson, S. M., Wong, A., Lemke, M. & Cosser, C., Jan 1 2005, In : Child development. 76, 1, p. 73-86 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Imaginary companions and impersonated characters: Sex differences in children's fantasy play

Carlson, S. M. & Taylor, M., Jan 2005, In : Merrill-Palmer Quarterly. 51, 1, p. 93-118 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Less Is More - Executive function and symbolic representation in preschool children

Carlson, S. M., Davis, A. C. & Leach, J. G., Aug 1 2005, In : Psychological Science. 16, 8, p. 609-616 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

164 Scopus citations
150 Scopus citations
2006

The development of executive functioning and theory of mind: A comparison of Chinese and U.S. preschoolers

Sabbagh, M. A., Xu, F., Carlson, S. M., Moses, L. J. & Lee, K., Jan 1 2006, In : Psychological Science. 17, 1, p. 74-81 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

393 Scopus citations
2007

Autonomy and control in children's interactions with imaginary companions

Taylor, M., Carlson, S. M. & Shawber, A. B., Dec 1 2007, In : Proceedings of the British Academy. 147, p. 81-100 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Inhibitory control and emotion regulation in preschool children

Carlson, S. M. & Wang, T. S., Oct 1 2007, In : Cognitive Development. 22, 4, p. 489-510 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

289 Scopus citations
2008

Bilingual experience and executive functioning in young children

Carlson, S. M. & Meltzoff, A. N., 2008, In : Developmental Science. 11, p. 279-295

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

504 Scopus citations

Children's teaching skills: The role of theory of mind and executive function

Davis-Unger, A. C. & Carlson, S. M., Dec 1 2008, In : Mind, Brain, and Education. 2, 3, p. 128-135 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Development of teaching skills and relations to theory of mind in preschoolers

Davis-Unger, A. & Carlson, S. M., Jan 1 2008, In : Journal of Cognition and Development. 9, 1, p. 26-45 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations

Links between dissociation and role play in a nonclinical sample of preschool children

Carlson, S. M., Tahiroglu, D. & Taylor, M., Dec 1 2008, In : Journal of Trauma and Dissociation. 9, 2, p. 149-171 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Paper: Bilingual experience and executive functioning in young children

Carlson, S. M. & Meltzoff, A. N., Mar 1 2008, In : Developmental Science. 11, 2, p. 282-298 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

504 Scopus citations
2009

Neural correlates of decision making on a gambling task

Carlson, S. M., Zayas, V. & Guthormsen, A., Jul 1 2009, In : Child development. 80, 4, p. 1076-1096 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Social origins of executive function development.

Carlson, S. M., Jan 1 2009, In : New directions for child and adolescent development. 2009, 123, p. 87-98 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations
2010

Behaving as or behaving as if? Children's conceptions of personified robots and the emergence of a new ontological category

Severson, R. L. & Carlson, S. M., Oct 1 2010, In : Neural Networks. 23, 8-9, p. 1099-1103 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Early manifestations of children's theory of mind: The roles of maternal mind-mindedness and infant security of attachment

Laranjo, J., Bernier, A., Meins, E. & Carlson, S. M., May 1 2010, In : Infancy. 15, 3, p. 300-323 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

86 Scopus citations

From external regulation to self-regulation: Early parenting precursors of young children's executive functioning

Bernier, A., Carlson, S. M. & Whipple, N., Jan 1 2010, In : Child development. 81, 1, p. 326-339 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

619 Scopus citations

Relations Between Physiological and Cognitive Regulatory Systems: Infant Sleep Regulation and Subsequent Executive Functioning

Bernier, A., Carlson, S. M., Bordeleau, S. & Carrier, J., Nov 1 2010, In : Child Development. 81, 6, p. 1739-1752 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

92 Scopus citations
2011

Effects of a punitive environment on children's executive functioning: A natural experiment

Talwar, V., Carlson, S. M. & Lee, K., Nov 1 2011, In : Social Development. 20, 4, p. 805-824 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Executive function in preschool children: Test-retest reliability

Beck, D. M., Schaefer, C., Pang, K. & Carlson, S. M., Apr 1 2011, In : Journal of Cognition and Development. 12, 2, p. 169-193 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

103 Scopus citations
2012

Associations between early life adversity and executive function in children adopted internationally from orphanages

Hostinar, C. E., Stellern, S. A., Schaefer, C., Carlson, S. M. & Gunnar, M. R., Oct 16 2012, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109, SUPPL.2, p. 17208-17212 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

97 Scopus citations
396 Scopus citations

Social factors in the development of early executive functioning: A closer look at the caregiving environment

Bernier, A., Carlson, S. M., Deschênes, M. & Matte-Gagné, C., Jan 1 2012, In : Developmental Science. 15, 1, p. 12-24 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

235 Scopus citations
2013

East-West cultural differences in context-sensitivity are evident in early childhood

Imada, T., Carlson, S. M. & Itakura, S., Mar 1 2013, In : Developmental Science. 16, 2, p. 198-208 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

Individual differences in executive functioning predict preschoolers' improvement from theory-of-mind training

Benson, J. E., Sabbagh, M. A., Carlson, S. M. & Zelazo, P. D., Sep 1 2013, In : Developmental psychology. 49, 9, p. 1615-1627 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

81 Scopus citations

Sleep and cognition in preschool years: Specific links to executive functioning

Bernier, A., Beauchamp, M. H., Bouvette-Turcot, A. A., Carlson, S. M. & Carrier, J., Sep 1 2013, In : Child Development. 84, 5, p. 1542-1553 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

75 Scopus citations

Theory of mind

Carlson, S. M., Koenig, M. A. & Harms, M. B., Jul 1 2013, In : Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science. 4, 4, p. 391-402 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations
2014

Beyond stimulus deprivation: Iron deficiency and cognitive deficits in postinstitutionalized children

Doom, J. R., Gunnar, M. R., Georgieff, M. K., Kroupina, M., Frenn, K., Fuglestad, A. J. & Carlson, S. M., Jan 1 2014, In : Child development. 85, 5, p. 1805-1812 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Evidence for a relation between executive function and pretense representation in preschool children

Carlson, S. M., White, R. E. & Davis-Unger, A. C., Jan 1 2014, In : Cognitive Development. 29, 1, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Stability of executive function and predictions to adaptive behavior from middle childhood to pre-adolescence

Harms, M. B., Zayas, V., Meltzoff, A. N. & Carlson, S. M., Jan 1 2014, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 5, APR, Article 331.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

The children's social understanding scale: Construction and validation of a parent-report measure for assessing individual differences in children's theories of mind

Tahiroglu, D., Moses, L. J., Carlson, S. M., Mahy, C. E. V., Olofson, E. L. & Sabbagh, M. A., Jan 1 2014, In : Developmental psychology. 50, 11, p. 2485-2497 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
42 Scopus citations
2015

A secure base from which to regulate: Attachment security in toddlerhood as a predictor of executive functioning at school entry

Bernier, A., Beauchamp, M. H., Carlson, S. M. & Lalonde, G., Sep 1 2015, In : Developmental psychology. 51, 9, p. 1177-1189 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Executive functioning deficits in preschool children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Fuglestad, A. J., Whitley, M. L., Carlson, S. M., Boys, C. J., Eckerle, J. K., Fink, B. A. & Wozniak, J. R., Nov 2 2015, In : Child Neuropsychology. 21, 6, p. 716-731 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
45 Scopus citations

Knowing When to Be "Rational": Flexible Economic Decision Making and Executive Function in Preschool Children

Lee, W. S. C. & Carlson, S. M., Sep 1 2015, In : Child development. 86, 5, p. 1434-1448 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

The Relation Between Executive Function and Theory of Mind is More Than Skin Deep

Carlson, S. M., Claxton, L. J. & Moses, L. J., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Cognition and Development. 16, 1, p. 186-197 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations
2016

Executive function and magnitude skills in preschool children

Prager, E. O., Sera, M. D. & Carlson, S. M., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 147, p. 126-139 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
13 Scopus citations

What would Batman do? Self-distancing improves executive function in young children

White, R. E. & Carlson, S. M., May 1 2016, In : Developmental Science. 19, 3, p. 419-426 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
2017

Civic Science for Public Use: Mind in the Making and Vroom

Galinsky, E., Bezos, J., Mcclelland, M., Carlson, S. M. & Zelazo, P. D., Sep 1 2017, In : Child development. 88, 5, p. 1409-1418 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations