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PUBLICATIONS (* denotes current or former students)

Please Note: The electronic files of articles and abstracts may take a few moments to download after selecting the link. These files are provided for educational purposes only to ensure timely dissemination of academic work for individual, noncommercial purposes. Copyright and all rights therein reside with the respective copyright holders, as stated within each manuscript. To request manuscripts not available for download here, please contact candice dot mills at utdallas dot edu.

Johnston, A. R.*, Mills, C. M., & Landrum, A. R.* (in press). When does accuracy trump niceness in children’s trust decisions? Cognition.

Landrum, A. R.*, & Mills, C. M. (2015). Developing expectations regarding the boundaries of expertise. Cognition, 134, 215-231. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2014.10.013 [pdf file]

Elashi, F. B.*, & Mills, C. M. (2014). Do children trust based on group membership or prior accuracy? The role of group membership in children's trust decisions. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 128, 88-104. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2014.07.003

Danovitch, J. H., & Mills, C. M. (2014). How familiar characters influence children’s judgments about information and products. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 128, 1-20. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2014.06.001

Mills, C. M., & Elashi, F. B.* (2014). Children’s skepticism: Developmental and individual differences in children’s ability to detect and explain distorted claims. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 124, 1-17. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2014.01.015

Mills, C. M., & Landrum, A. R.* (2014). Inquiring minds: Using questions to gather information from others. In E. J. Robinson and S. Einav (Eds), Trust and Skepticism: Children's selective learning from testimony.

Landrum, A. R.*, Mills, C. M., & Johnston, A. M.* (2013). When do children trust the expert? Benevolence
information influences children's trust more than expertise. Developmental Science, 16, 622-638. [pdf file]

Mills, C. M. (2013). Knowing when to doubt: Developing a critical stance when learning from others. Developmental Psychology, 49, 404-418. [pdf file]

Jerger, S. Damian, M. F., Mills, C. M., Bartlett, J., Tye-Murray, N., & Banzon, N. (2013). Effect of perceptual load on semantic access by speech in children. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 56, 388-403.

Legare, C. H., Mills, C. M., Yasskin, R., & Clayton, S. (2013). Developmental and individual differences in strategic use of questions as problem-solving tools across early childhood. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 114, 63-76. [pdf file]

Mills, C. M., & Landrum, A. R.* (2012). Judging judges: How do children weigh the importance of capability and objectivity for being a good decision maker? British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 30, 393-414.

Mills, C. M., Al-Jabari, R.*, & Archacki, M. A.* (2012). Why do people disagree? Explaining and endorsing the possibility of partiality in judgments. Journal of Cognition and Development, 13, 111-136.

Mills, C. M., Danovitch, J. H., Grant, M. G.*, & Elashi, F. B.* (2012). Little pitchers use their big ears: Preschoolers solve problems by listening to others ask question. Child Development, 83, 568-580. [pdf file]

Mills, C. M., Legare, C. H., Grant, M. G.*, & Landrum, A. R.* (2011). Determining whom to question, what to ask, and how much information to ask for: The development of inquiry in young children. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 110, 539-560. [pdf file]

Grant, M. G.*, & Mills, C. M. (2011). Children’s explanations of the intentions underlying others’ behavior. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 29, 539-560. [pdf file]

Mills, C. M., Legare, C. H., Bills, M.*, & Mejias, C.* (2010). Preschoolers use questions as a tool to acquire knowledge from different sources. Journal of Cognition and Development, 11, 533-560. [pdf file]

Danovitch, J. H., Greif, M. L., & Mills, C. M. (2010). Working with undergraduate research assistants: Setting-up and maintaining a research lab. APS Observer, 23(8), 29-32. [online link] [pdf file]

Elashi, F. B.*, Mills, C. M., & Grant, M. G.* (2010). In-group and out-group attitudes of Muslim children. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 31, 379-385. [pdf file]

Mills, C. M., & Danovitch, J. H. (2009). Getting to know yourself…and others. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 32, 34-35.

Mills, C. M., & Grant, M. G.* (2009). Biased decision-making: Developing an understanding of how positive and negative relationships may skew judgments. Developmental Science, 12, 784-797. [pdf file]

Mills, C. M., & Keil, F. C. (2008). The development of (im)partiality. Cognition, 107, 528-551. [pdf file]

Mills, C. M., & Keil, F. C. (2005). The development of cynicism. Psychological Science, 16, 385-390. [pdf file]

Mills, C. M., & Keil, F. C. (2004). Knowing the limits of one’s understanding: The development of an awareness of an illusion of explanatory depth. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 87, 1-32. [pdf file]

Keil, F., Rozenblit, L., & Mills, C. (2004). What lies beneath? Understanding the limits of understanding. In D.T. Levin (Ed), Thinking and Seeing: Visual Metacognition in Adults and Children. Westport, CT: Greenwood/Praeger.


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