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Adolph, K. E. (2023). Reflections: Eleanor Gibson. In A. Szokolszky (Ed.), Pioneers of ecological psychology: Interviews then and now. New York: Routledge.


Adolph, K. E*., Kaplan, B. E*., & Kretch, K. S*. (2021). Infants on the edge: Beyond the visual cliff. In A. Slater & P. Quinn (Eds.), Developmental Psychology: Revisiting the classic studies, 2nd ed. London: Sage Publications, pp 51-72.

Gilmore, R. O., Xu, M., & Adolph, K. E. (2021). Data sharing. In S. Panicker & B. Stanley (Eds.), How to conduct research ethically. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.


Adolph, K. E. (2020). Ecological validity: Mistaking the lab for real life. In R. Sternberg (Ed.), My biggest research mistake: Adventures and misadventures in psychological research. New York: Sage, pp. 187-190.

Adolph, K. E. & Hoch, J. E.* (2020). The importance of motor skills for development. In M. M. Black, A. Singhal, & C. H. Hillman (Eds.), Building future health and well-being of thriving toddlers and young children. 95th Nestle Nutrition Institute Workshop, Geneva, September 2020. Basel: Kargarer, pp. 1-9.’

Adolph, K. E., Hoch, J. E., & Ossmy, O. (2020). James Gibson’s ecological approach to locomotion and manipulation: Development and changing affordances. In J. Wagman & J. Blau (Eds.). Perception as information detection: Reflections on Gibson’s ecological approach to visual perception. New York: Taylor & Francis, pp. 248-266.

Ossmy, O., Gilmore, R. O., & Adolph, K. E (2020). AutoViDev: A computer-vision framework to enhance and accelerate research in human development. In K. Arai & S. Kapoor (Eds.), Advances in computer vision: CVC 2019. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 944. Springer, Cham.

Rachwani, J., Hoch, J. E., & Adolph, K. E. (2020). Action in development: Variability, flexibility, and plasticity. In C. S. Tamis-LeMonda & J. J. Lockman (Eds.). Handbook of infant development. Cambridge University Press, pp. 469-494.


Gilmore, R. O. & Adolph, K. E. (2019). Open sharing of research video: Breaking down the boundaries of the research team. In K. Hall, R. Croyle, & A. Vogel (Eds.), Strategies for team science success: Handbook of evidence-based principles for cross-disciplinary science and practical lessons learned from health researchers. Cham: Springer, pp. 575-583.


Adolph, K. E. (2018). Motor development. In M. Bornstein & M. Arterberry (Eds.). The SAGE encyclopedia of lifespan human development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishers, pp. 1450-1453.

Adolph, K. E., Rachwani, J., & Hoch, J. E. (2018). Motor and physical development: LocomotionReference Module in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology. Elsevier. ISBN 9780128093245.


Gordon, A. S.*, Steiger, L.*, & Adolph, K. E. (2016). Losing research data due to lack of curation and preservation. In L. Johnston (Ed.), Curating research data Volume 2: A handbook of current practice (pp. 108-115). Chicago, IL: Association of College and Research Libraries.


Adolph, K. E. & Berger, S. E. (2015). Physical and motor development. In M. H. Bornstein & M. E. Lamb (Eds.), Developmental science: An advanced textbook, (7th ed., pp. 261-333). New York: Psychology Press/Taylor & Francis.

Adolph, K. E. & Kretch, K. S. (2015). Gibson's theory of perceptual learning. In H. Keller (Developmental Section Ed.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, (2nd ed., Vol.10, pp. 127-134). New York, NY: Elsevier.


Adolph, K. E. & Berger, S. E. (2013). Development of the motor system. In H. Pashler, T. Crane, M. Kinsbourne, F. Ferreira, & R. Zemel (Eds.). The Encyclopedia of the mind (pp. 532-535). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishers.


Adolph, K. E., & Kretch, K. S. (2012). Infants on the edge: Beyond the visual cliff. In A. Slater & P. Quinn (Eds.). Developmental psychology: Revisiting the classic studies. London: Sage Publications.


Adolph, K. E. & Berger, S. E. (2011). Physical and motor development. In M. H. Bornstein & M. E. Lamb (Eds.), Developmental science: An advanced textbook, (6th ed., pp. 241-302). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.


Adolph, K. E. & Berger, S. E. (2009). Physical and motor development. In M. H. Bornstein & M. E. Lamb (Eds.), [Developmental science: An advanced textbook] (5th ed., pp. 315-393). (K. Kwak and the SNU Developmental Psychology Laboratory, Trans.). Seoul, South Korea: Hakjisa.

Adolph, K. E. & Joh, A. S. (2009). Multiple learning mechanisms in the development of action. In A. Woodward & A. Needham (Eds.), Learning and the infant mind (pp. 172-207). New York: Oxford University Press.


Adolph, K. E. (2008). Motor and physical development: Locomotion. In M. M. Haith & J. B. Benson, (Eds.), Encyclopedia of infant and early childhood development (pp. 359-373). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Adolph, K. E. (2008). The growing body in action: What infant locomotion tells us about perceptually guided action. In R. Klatzky, M. Behrmann, & B MacWhinney (Eds.), Embodiment, ego-space, and action: Carnegie Mellon Symposium (pp. 275-321). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Adolph, K. E., Joh, A. S., Franchak, J. M., Ishak, S., & Gill-Alvarez, S. V. (2008). Flexibility in the development of action . In J. Bargh, P. Gollwitzer, & E. Morsella (Eds.), The psychology of action, Vol. 2, (pp. 399-426). New York: Oxford University Press.


Adolph, K. E. & Joh, A. S. (2007). Motor development: How infants get into the act. In A. Slater & M. Lewis (Eds.), Introduction to infant development (2nd ed., pp. 63-80). New York: Oxford University Press.

Berger, S. E. & Adolph, K. E. (2007). Learning and development in infant locomotion. In C. von Hofsten & K. Rosander (Eds.), Progress in brain research: Vol. 164: From action to cognition, (pp. 237-256). Amsterdam: Elsevier.


Adolph, K. E. & Berger, S. E. (2005). Physical and motor development. In M. H. Bornstein & M. E. Lamb (Eds.), Developmental science: An advanced textbook, (5th ed., pp. 223-281). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Tamis-LeMonda, C. S. & Adolph, K. E. (2005). Social referencing in infant motor action. In B. Homer & C. S. Tamis-LeMonda (Eds.), The development of social cognition and communication, (pp. 145-164). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum Associates.


Berger, S. E. & Adolph, K. E. (2004). Infants use handrails as tools in a locomotor task. In M. Gauvain & M. Cole (Eds.), Readings on the development of children (3rd ed., pp. 87-102). New York: Freeman. (Reprinted from Developmental Psychology, 39, pp. 594-605, 2003)


Adolph, K. E., Weise, I., & Marin, L. (2003). Motor development. In L. Nadel (Ed.), R. Goldstone (section Ed.), Encyclopedia of cognitive science (pp. 134-137). London: Nature Publishing Group.

Adolph, K. E. (2002). Learning to keep balance. In R. Kail (Ed.), Advances in child development & behavior (Vol. 30, pp. 1-40). Amsterdam: Elsevier Science.

Adolph, K. E. & Eppler, M. A. (2002). Flexibility and specificity in infant motor skill acquisition. In J. Fagan (Ed.), Progress in infancy research (Vol. 2, pp. 121-167). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.


Marin, L., Weise, I., & Adolph, K. E. (2000). Locomotor development. In L. Balter (Ed.), Parenthood in America: An encyclopedia (pp. 354-358). Denver, CO: ABC-CLIO.


Adolph, K. E. & Eppler, M. A. (1999). Obstacles to understanding: An ecological approach to infant problem solving. In E. Winograd, R. Fivush, & W. Hirst (Eds.), Ecological approaches to cognition: Essays in honor of Ulric Neisser (pp. 31-58). NJ: Erlbaum.

Gibson, E. J., Adolph, K. E., & Eppler, M. A. (1999). Affordances. In R. A. Wilson & F. C. Keil (Eds.), The MIT encyclopedia of the cognitive sciences (pp. 4-6). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Gibson, E. J., Eppler, M. A., & Adolph, K. E. (1999). Perceptual development. In R. A. Wilson & F. C. Keil (Eds.), The MIT encyclopedia of the cognitive sciences (pp. 632-635). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Vereijken, B. & Adolph, K. E. (1999). Transitions in the development of locomotion. In G.J.P. Savelsbergh, H. L. J. van der Maas, & P.C.L. van Geert (Eds.), Non-linear analyses of developmental processes (pp. 137-149). Amsterdam: Elsevier.


Siegler, R. S., Adolph, K. E., & Lemaire, P. (1996). Strategy choices across the lifespan. In L. Reder (Ed.), Implicit memory and metacognition (pp. 79-121). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.


Thelen, E. & Adolph, K. E. (1994). Arnold L. Gesell: The paradox of nature and nurture. Reprinted in R. D. Parke, P. A. Ornstein, J. J. Rieser, & C. Zahn-Waxler (Eds.), A century of developmental psychology (pp. 357-387). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.


Adolph, K. E., Eppler, M. A., & Gibson, E. J. (1993). Development of perception of affordances. In C. Rovee-Collier & L. P. Lipsett (Eds.), Advances in infancy research (Vol. 8, pp. 51-98). Norwood, NJ: Ablex.

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