Selected Publications

Hwang, H.G., Debnath, R., Meyer, M., Salo, V. C., Fox, N.A. & Woodward, A. (2021). Neighborhood racial demographics predict infants’ neural responses to people of different races. Developmental Science, 24(4), e13070. Data & analytic code available on OSF. [pdf]


Hwang, H.G. & Markson, L. (2020). Development of social exclusion detection in early childhood: Different trajectories of verbal report and social preference. Journal of Cognition & Development, 21(2), 166-190. doi: 10.1080/15248372.2019.1706521. Data & analytic code available on OSF [pdf]


Hwang, H.G., Suh, J., Balbona, J., Sodhi, S., & Markson, L. (2019). The crude ostracism detection system: Pupils react to minimal cues of exclusion. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 37(4), 1225-1244. doi: 10.1177/0265407519891242. Data & analytic code available on OSF [pdf]


Hwang, H. G. & Markson, L (2018). Locals don’t have accents: Children weigh phonological proficiency over syntactic or semantic proficiency when categorizing individuals. Journal of Child Language, 45(4), 1018 – 1034. [pdf]


Hennefield, L.*, Hwang, H. G.*, Weston, S., & Povinelli, D (2018). Meta-analytic techniques reveal that corvid causal reasoning in the Aesop’s Fable paradigm is driven by trial-and-error learning. Animal Cognition, 21(6), 735 – 748. [pdf] (*denotes equal contribution)


Hwang, H.G., Marrus, N., Irvin, K., & Markson, L. (2017). Three-year-old children detect third-party social exclusion. Journal of Cognition & Development, 18(5), 515 – 529. [pdf]


DeJesus, J., Hwang, H. G., Dautel, J. B., & Kinzler, K. D. (2017). Bilingual children prefer familiar native accents to familiar nonnative accents. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 164, 178 – 191. [pdf]


DeJesus, J., Hwang, H. G., Dautel, J. B., & Kinzler, K. D. (2017). ‘American = English-speaker’ before ‘American = White.’ The development of children’s reasoning about nationality. Child Development, 89(5), 1752 – 1767. [pdf]