Publications Strickland, B., Silver, I. & Keil, F. (in press). The texture of causes and effects: Domain specificity in causal reasoning. Memory & Cognition. Fisher, M., Knobe, J., Strickland, B., & Keil, F. (in press). The influence of social interaction on epistemic intuitions. Cognitive Science. Strickland, B., Aristodemo, V., Kuhn, J., & Geraci, C. (in press). The categorical role of structurally iconic signs. BBS (commentary). Helming, K., Strickland, B., & Jacob, P. (2016). A pragmatic approach to the puzzle about early belief ascription. Mind & Language, 31(4), 438-469. See also the online symposium about this paper and replies here Hafri, A., Trueswell, J., & Strickland, B. (2016). Extraction of event roles is from visual scenes is rapid, automatic, and interacts with- higher-level visual processing. In Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Philadelphia, PA. Strickland, B. (2016). Language reflects "core" cognition: A new hypothesis about the origins of cross linguistic regularities. Cognitive Science, DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12332. Strickland, B., Geraci, C., Chemla, E. Schlenker, P., Kelepir, M., & Pfau, R. (2015). Event representations constrain the structure of language: Sign language as a window into universally accessible linguistic biases. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(19), 5968-5973. Strickland, B., & Scholl, B. (2015). Visual perception involves event type representations: The case of containment vs. occlusion. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144(3), 570-580. Strickland, B., Fisher, M., Knobe, J., & Keil, F. (2014). Syntax and intentionality : An automatic link between between language and theory-of-mind. Cognition, 133(1), 249-261. Peyroux, E., Strickland, B., Tapiero, I., & Franck, N. (2014). The intentionality bias in Schizophrenia. Psychiatry Research, 219(3), 426-430. Helming, K., Strickland, B. & Jacob, P. (2014). Making sense of early false belief understanding. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 18(4), 167-170. Strickland, B., & Mercier, M. (2014). Bias Neglect: A blindspot in the evaluation of scientific results. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 67(3), 570-580. Strickland, B., & Suben, A. (2012). Experimenter philosophy: The problem of experimenter bias in experimental philosophy. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 3(3), 457-467. Strickland, B., Fisher, M., & Knobe, J. (2012). Moral structure falls out of event structure. Psychological Inquiry (commentary), 23, 198-205. Mercier, H., & Strickland, B. (2012). Evaluating arguments from the reaction of the audience. Thinking & Reasoning, 18(3), 365-378. Strickland, B., & Keil, F. (2011). Event completion : Event based inferences distort memory in a matter of seconds. Cognition 121(3), 409-415. Strickland, B., Barrie, S., & Williams, R. (2011). Discourse structure and word learning. The Discourse of Social Achievement. Pragmatics and Society 2(2), 260-281. Strickland, B., Fisher, M., Peyroux., E., Keil, F. (2011). Syntactic biases in intentionality judgments. Proceedings of the Thirty-Third Annual- Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Almor, A., Arunachalem, S., & Strickland, B. (2007). When the creampuff beat the boxer: Cost and function in reading metaphoric reference. Metaphor & Symbol. 22(2), 169-193. Articles Under Review (drafts available upon request) Strickland, B., & Chemla, E. (under review). Cross-linguistic regularities reflect core mechanics. Kominsky J.*, Strickland, B.*, Wertz, A., Keil, F., & Wynn, K. (under review). Causal perception is constrained by principles of Newtonian Mechanics. Baker, L.*, Kominsky, J.*, Keil, F., & Strickland, B. (under review). "Causal" event completion is not experience driven. Murez, M., Smortchkova, J., & Strickland, B. (under review). The mental files theory of singular thought: A psychological perspective. Click for draft (comments welcome). fin Home