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Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., Kachergis, G., Masek, L. R., Gonzalez, S. L., Soska, K. C., Herzberg, O., Xu, M., Adolph, K. E., Gilmore, R. O., Bornstein, M. H., Cassola, M., Fausey, C. M., Frank, M. C., Meadow, S. G., Louis, J. G., Pasek, K. H., Iverson, J., Willams, C. L., MacWhinney, B., Marchman, V. A., Naigles, L., Namy, L., Perry, L. K., Rowe, M., Sheya, A., Soderstrom, M., Song, L., Walle, E., Warlaumont, A. S., Yoshida, H., Yu, C. & Yurovsky, D. (2024). Comparing apples to manzanas and oranges to naranjas: A new measure of English-Spanish vocabulary for dual language learners. The official journal of the internal congress of infant studies.







Han, D., Cole, W., Joh, A., Liu, Y., Robinson, S., & Adolph K. E. (in press). Pitfall or pratfall? Behavioral differences in infant learning from falling. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

Blumberg, M. S. & Adolph, K. E. (2023). Infant action and cognition: what's at stake? Trends in Cognitive Sciences.

Blumberg, M. S. & Adolph, K. E. (2023). Protracted development of motor cortex constraints rich interpretations of infant cognitions. Trends in Cognitive Sciences.

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

Karasik, L.*, Adolph, K. E., Fernandes, S.*,Robinson, S.*, & Tamis-LeMonda, C. S. (2023). Gahvora cradling in Tajikistan: Cultural practices and associations with motor development. Child Development. 2023;94:1049–1067.

Ossmy, O., Han, D., Hoch, J., MacAlpine, P., Stone, P., & Adolph, K. (in press). Walking and falling: Using simulated robots to model the role of errors in infant walking. Developmental Science. [Ossmy & Han, shared first authorship]


Adolph, K. E. & West, K. L.* (2022). Autism: The face value of eye contact. Current Biology, 32, R559–R588.

Herzberg, O.*, Fletcher, K.*, Schatz, J.*, Adolph, K. E., & Tamis-LeMonda, C. S. (2022). Infant exuberant object play at home: Immense amounts of time-distributed variable practiceChild Development, 3, 150–164.

Kaplan, B. E., Rachwani, J., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., & Adolph, K. E. (2022). The process of learning the designed actions of toys. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 221, 105442. 

Ossmy, O., Kaplan, B., Han, D., Xu, M., Bianco, C., Mukamel, R., & Adolph, K.E. (2022). Real-time processes in the development of action planning. Current biology, 32, 190-199.

Rachwani, J., Herzberg, O.*, Kaplan, B. E.*, Comalli, D. M.*, O’Grady, S.*, & Adolph, K. E. (2022). Flexibility in action: Development of locomotion under overhead barriers. Developmental Psychology, 58, 807-820.

West, K. L.*, Fletcher, K. K.*, Adolph, K. E., & Tamis-LeMonda, C. S. (2022). Mothers talk about infants' actions: How verbs correspond to infants' real-time behavior. Developmental Psychology, 58, 405-416.


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.

Adolph, K. E. & Young, J. W. (2021). Learning to move in the real worldScience, 373, 620-621

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.

Han, D., & Adolph, K. E. (2021). The impact of errors in infant development: Falling like a babyDevelopmental science, 24(5), e13069.

Le. H*, Hoch, J.*, Ossmy, O.*, Adolph, K. E., Fern, X., & Fern, A. (2021). Modeling infant free play using Hidden Markov Models. Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Development and Learning ICDL-EPIROB. Finalist for best paper award.

Hoch, J. E.*, Ossmy, O.*, Cole, W. G.*, Hasan, S.*, & Adolph, K. E. (2021). "Dancing" together: Infant-mother locomotor synchronyChild Development, 92, 1337-1353.

Hospodar, C. M., Hoch, J. E., Lee, D. K., Shrout, P. E., & Adolph, K. E. (2021). Practice and proficiency: Factors that facilitate infant walking skillDevelopmental Psychobiology, 63, e22187.

Ossmy, O.*, Han, D.*, Kaplan, B.E.*, Xu, M.*, Bianco, C.*, Mukamel, R., & Adolph, K. E. (2021). Children do not distinguish efficient from inefficient actions during observation. Scientific Reports, 11, 18106. 

Rachwani, J., Kaplan, B. E.*, Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., &Adolph, K. E. (2021). Children's use of everyday artifacts: Learning the hidden affordance of zippingDevelopmental Psychobiology, 63, 793-799. 

Soska, K.C.*, Xu, M.*, Gonazalez, S. L.*, Herzberg, O.*, Tamis-Lemonda, C. S., Gilmore, R. O, & Adolph, K. E. (2021). (Hyper)active data curation: A video case study from behavioral scienceJournal of eScience Librarianship, 10, e1208.s 


Adolph, K. E. (2020). Oh, behave! Presidential address. Infancy, 25, 347-392.

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.

Hoch, J. E., Rachwani, J., & Adolph, K. E. (2020). Where infants go: Real-time dynamics of locomotor exploration in crawling and walking infants Child Development, 91, 1001-1020.

Lockman, J. J., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., & Adolph, K. E. (2020). Missing in action: Tool use is action based. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 43, e170.

Ossmy, O., Adolph, K.E. (2020). Real-time assembly of coordination patterns in human infantsCurrent Biology, 30, 1-10.

Ossmy, O., Han, D., Chen, M., Kaplan, B., & Adolph, K. E. (2020). Look before you fit: The real-time planning cascade in children and adultsJournal of Experimental Child Psychology, 189, 104696.

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.

Rachwani, J., Kaplan, B. E., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., Adolph, K. E. (2020). Children’s use of everyday artifacts: Learning the hidden affordance of zippingDevelopmental Psychobiology, 1– 7.

Rachwani, J., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., Lockman, J. J., Karasik, L. B., Adolph, K. E. (2020). Learning the Designed Actions of Everyday ObjectsJournal of Experimental Psychology: General, 149, 67-78 .

Shaw, P., Lee, M., Shen, Q., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Adolph, K. E., Oudeyer, P. Y., & Popp, J. (2020). Editorial: Modeling Play in Early Infant Development. Frontiers in neurorobotics, 14, 50.

Sheskin, M., Scott, K., Mills C. M., Bergelson, E., Bonawitz, E., Spelke, E. S., Fei-Fei, L., Keil, F. C., Gweon, H., Tenenbaum, J. B., Jara-Ettinger, J., Adolph, K. E., Rhodes, M., Frank, M. C., Mehr, S. A., & Schulz, L. (2020). Online developmental science to foster innovation, access, and impact. Trends in Cognitive Science, 24, 675-678.


Adolph, K. E. (2019). An ecological approach to learning in (not and) developmentHuman Development, 63, 180-201.

Adolph, K. E. & Hoch. J. E. (2019). Motor development: Embodied, embedded, enculturated, and enablingAnnual Review of Psychology, 70, 141-164.

Cole, W. G., Vereijken, B., Young, J. W., Robinson, S. R., & Adolph, K. E. (2019). Use it or lose it? Effects of age, experience, and disuse on crawlingDevelopmental Psychobiology, 61, 29-42. .

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.

Heiman, C. M., Cole, W. G., Lee, D. K., & Adolph, K. E. (2019). Object interaction and walking: Integration of old and new skills in infant development. Infancy, 24, 547-569. .

Hoch, J. E., O'Grady, S., & Adolph, K. E. (2019). It's the journey, not the destination: Locomotor exploration in infantsDevelopmental Science, e12740.

LoBue, V. & Adolph, K. E. (2019). Fear in infancy: Lessons from snakes, spiders, heights, and strangers. Developmental Psychology, 55, 1889-1907.

Rachwani, J., Herzberg, O., Golenia, L., & Adolph, K. E. (2019). Postural, visual, and manual coordination in the development of prehensionChild Development, 90, 1559-1568.

Soska, K. C.*, Rachwani, J.*, Hofsten, C., & Adolph, K. E. (2019). Infants plan prehension while pivotingDevelopmental Psychobiology, 61, 1048-1063.


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., Hoch, J. E., & Cole, W. G. (2018). Development (of walking): 15 suggestionsTrends in Cognitive Sciences, 22, 699-711.

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

Franchak, J. M., Kretch, K. S., & Adolph, K. E. (2018). See and be seen: Infant-caregiver social looking during locomotor free playDevelopmental Science, 21, e12626.

Gilmore, R. O., Kennedy, J. L., & Adolph, K. E. (2018). Practical solutions for sharing data and materials from Psychological ResearchAdvances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science (AMPPS).

Karasik, L. B., Ossmy, O., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., & Adolph, K. E. (2018). The ties that bind: Cradling in TajikistanPLOS ONE, 13, e0204428.

Lee, D. K., Cole, W. G., Golenia, L., & Adolph, K. E. (2018). The cost of simplifying complex developmental phenomena: A new perspective on learning to walkDevelopmental Science, 21, e12615.

Ossmy, O.*, Hoch, J. E.*, MacAlpine, P., Hasan, S., Stone, P., & Adolph, K. E. (2018). Variety wins: Soccer-playing robots and infant walkingFrontiers in Neurorobotics, 12: 19. [Ossmy & Hoch, shared first authorship].


Adolph, K. E., Gilmore, R. O., & Kennedy, J. L. (2017). Video data and documentation will improve psychological sciencePsychological Science Agenda, ( /psa/2017/10/index.aspx).

Comalli, D. M., Persand, D., & Adolph, K. E. (2017). Motor decisions are not black and white: Selecting actions in the "gray zone"Experimental Brain Research, 235, 1793-1807.

Gilmore, R.O. & Adolph, K. E. (2017). Video can make behavioral science more reproducible. Nature Human Behavior, 1, 1-2.

Kretch, K. S. & Adolph, K. E. (2017). The organization of exploratory behaviors in infant locomotor planningDevelopmental Science, 20, 1-17.

Rachwani, J., Soska, K. C., & Adolph, K. E. (2017). Behavioral flexibility in learning to sitDevelopmental Psychobiology. 2017, 1-12.


Adolph, K. E. (2016). Video as data: From transient behavior to tangible recordingAPS Observer, 29, 23-25.

Adolph, K. E. & Franchak, J. M. (2016). The development of motor behaviorWIREs Cogn Sci, 8, 1-18.

Cole, W. G., Robinson, S. R., & Adolph, K. E. (2016). Bouts of steps: The organization of infant explorationDevelopmental Psychobiology, 58, 341-354.

Comalli, D. M., Keen, R., Abraham, E. S., Foo, V. J., Lee, M-H., & Adolph, K. E. (2016). The Development of tool use: Planning for end-state comfortDevelopmental Psychology, 52, 1878-1892.

Franchak, J. M., Heeger, D. J., Hasson, U., & Adolph, K. E. (2016). Free-viewing gaze behavior in infants and adultsInfancy, 21, 262-287.

Gilmore, R. O., Adolph, K. E., & Millman, D. S. (2016). Curating identifiable data for sharing: The Databrary project. In Proceedings of the 2016 New York Scientific Data Summit

Gilmore, R. O., Adolph, K. E., Millman, D. S., & Gordon. A (2016). Transforming education research through open video data sharingAdvances in Engineering Education, 5.

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.

Karasik, L. B., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S, & Adolph, K. E. (2016). Decisions at the brink: Locomotor experience affects infants' use of social information on an adjustable drop-offFrontiers in Psychology, 7, 797.


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. & Robinson, S. R. (2015). Motor development. In R. M. Lerner (Series Eds.) & L. Liben & U. Muller (Vol. Eds), Handbook of child psychology and developmental science: Vol. 2: Cognitive processes (7th ed.) New York: Wiley, pp. 114-157.

Adolph, K. E., Cole, W. G., & Vereijken, B. (2015). Intra-individual variability in the development of motor skills in childhood. In M. Diehl, K. Hooker, & M. Sliwinski (Eds.), Handbook of Intra-individual Variability Across the Lifespan. New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, pp. 59-83.

Gordon, A. S., Millman, D. S., Steiger, L., Adolph, K. E., & Gilmore, R. O. (2015). Researcher-library collaborations: Data repositories as a service for researchersJournal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication, 3(2), 1-17.

Karasik, L. B., Tamis-LeMonda, C. S., Adolph, K. E., & Bornstein, M. H. (2015). Places and postures: A cross-cultural comparison of sitting in 5-month-oldsJournal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 46, 1023-1038.

Kretch, K. S. & Adolph, K. E. (2015). Active vision in passive locomotion: Real-world free viewing in infants and adultsDevelopmental Science, 18, 736-750.

Nayar, K., Franchak, J., Adolph, K., & Kiorpes, L. (2015). From local to global processing: The development of illusory contour perceptionJournal of Experimental Child Psychology, 131, 38-55.

Soska, K. C., Robinson, S. R., & Adolph, K. E. (2015). A new twist on old ideas: how sitting reorients crawlersDevelopmental Science, 18, 206-218.


Adolph, K. E. & Tamis-LeMonda, C. S. (2014). The costs and benefits of development: The transition from crawling to walkingChild Development Perspectives, 8, 187-192.

Adolph, K. E., Kretch, K. S., & LoBue, V. (2014). Fear of heights in infants? Current Directions in Psychological Science, 23, 60-66.

Berger, S. E., Chan, G., & Adolph, K. E. (2014). What cruising infants understand about support for locomotionInfancy, 19, 117-137.

Cole, W.G., Gill, S.V., Vereijken, B., & Adolph, K.E. (2014). Coping with asymmetry: How infants and adults walk with one elongated legInfant Behavior & Development, 37, 305-314.

Franchak, J. M. & Adolph, K. E. (2014). Affordances as probabilistic functions: Implications for development, perception, and decisions for actionEcological Psychology, 26, 109-124.