Child development

Children’s reasoning about unequal gender‐based distributions

Young children accepted gender-based unequal distributions when they were consistent with gender norms. Older children and adults did not accept unequal distributions in any conditions

An example preprint-- Children's Reasoning about Gender Norm Violations in the U.S. and Korea

Children in Korea make a larger distinction between public and private sheres in regard to violations of gender norms. However, in both culturesm childrne see gender norms as a matter of personal choice.

Children’s distributive justice-- The role of gender norms in different settings.

Children distributed feminine and masculine stickers, prioritizing fairness over gender norms.

Judgments of gender norm violations in children from the United States and Korea

Children in the U.S. and Korea differed in judgments of gender norm violation but not when there was a moral reason for the violation.

The Development of Social Justice-- The Role of Reasoning. Commentary on Killen, Elenbaas, and Rutland

Commentary on Killen, Elenbaas, and Rutland which examines reasoning about social exclusion and denial of resources.

Children’s reasoning about gender-atypical preferences in different settings

Children ages 7 and 9 endorsed atypical gendered preferences less frequently in the familiar public setting that in private.

Young Children's Understanding of Beliefs about Moral and Conventional Rule Violations

Children ages 3-5 judged unusual factual beleifs, and moral and convetional violations.

Jimmy's baby doll and Jenny's truck-- Young children's reasoning about gender norms

Children as young as age 4 judge that gender norms are alterable and not under the auspices of an authority.

Reciprocal Associations Between Young Children’s Developing Moral Judgments and Theory of Mind

Theory of mind and moral development were assessed in children from age 2.5 to 4 at three time points.

Going out of Your Mind--Broadening the Social in Social Reasoning

Reviews Wellman and Miller’s article describing the interrelationships between theory of mind and deontic reasoning