Cognitive Development

(The H4-Index of Cognitive Development is 13. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Mechanisms linking socioeconomic status and academic achievement in early childhood: Cognitive stimulation and language35
Emotion understanding and the moral self-concept as motivators of prosocial behavior in middle childhood33
Young children’s judgments and reasoning about prosocial acts: Impermissible, suberogatory, obligatory, or supererogatory?22
Theory of puppets?: A critique of the use of puppets as stimulus materials in psychological research with young children19
Near- and far-transfer effects of an executive function intervention for 2nd to 5th-grade struggling readers19
Developmental shifts toward structural explanations and interventions for social status disparities18
Cognition and cognizance in preschool predict school achievement in primary school17
Individual differences in adolescents’ willingness to invest cognitive effort: Relation to need for cognition, motivation and cognitive capacity17
Longitudinal associations between theory of mind and metaphor understanding during middle childhood16
Reading minds and reading texts: Evidence for independent and specific associations15
Pretend play as a protective factor for developing executive functions among children living in poverty15
Categorization of objects and faces in the infant brain and its sensitivity to maternal odor: further evidence for the role of intersensory congruency in perceptual development14
Children’s perception of social robots as a source of information across different domains of knowledge14
Distinct inhibition dimensions differentially account for working memory performance in 5-year-old children13
Understanding verbal indirect communication in monolingual and bilingual children13
Executive function and Theory of Mind in explaining young children’s moral reasoning: A Test of the Hierarchical Competing Systems Model13