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profileSusan A Carey, M.D.

TitleInstructor in Psychiatry, Part-time
InstitutionBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
AddressBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Psychiatry, Rabb-2
330 Brookline Ave
Boston MA 02215
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  1. Schachner A, Carey S. Reasoning about 'irrational' actions: when intentional movements cannot be explained, the movements themselves are seen as the goal. Cognition. 2013 Nov; 129(2):309-27. PMID: 23958932.
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  2. Pepperberg IM, Carey S. Grey parrot number acquisition: the inference of cardinal value from ordinal position on the numeral list. Cognition. 2012 Nov; 125(2):219-32. PMID: 22878117; PMCID: PMC3434310.
  3. Carey S. Précis of 'The Origin of Concepts'. Behav Brain Sci. 2011 Jun; 34(3):113-24; discussion 124-62. PMID: 21676291; PMCID: PMC3489495.
  4. Dunham Y, Baron AS, Carey S. Consequences of "minimal" group affiliations in children. Child Dev. 2011 May-Jun; 82(3):793-811. PMID: 21413937; PMCID: PMC3513287.
  5. Thomsen L, Frankenhuis WE, Ingold-Smith M, Carey S. Big and mighty: preverbal infants mentally represent social dominance. Science. 2011 Jan 28; 331(6016):477-80. PMID: 21273490; PMCID: PMC3860821.
  6. Muentener P, Carey S. Infants' causal representations of state change events. Cogn Psychol. 2010 Sep; 61(2):63-86. PMID: 20553762; PMCID: PMC2930082.
  7. Srinivasan M, Carey S. The long and the short of it: on the nature and origin of functional overlap between representations of space and time. Cognition. 2010 Aug; 116(2):217-41. PMID: 20537324; PMCID: PMC2900540.
  8. Hyde DC, Boas DA, Blair C, Carey S. Near-infrared spectroscopy shows right parietal specialization for number in pre-verbal infants. Neuroimage. 2010 Nov 01; 53(2):647-52. PMID: 20561591; PMCID: PMC2930081.
  9. Li P, Ogura T, Barner D, Yang SJ, Carey S. Does the conceptual distinction between singular and plural sets depend on language? Dev Psychol. 2009 Nov; 45(6):1644-53. PMID: 19899921; PMCID: PMC2857974.
  10. Ganea PA, Allen ML, Butler L, Carey S, DeLoache JS. Toddlers' referential understanding of pictures. J Exp Child Psychol. 2009 Nov; 104(3):283-95. PMID: 19560783; PMCID: PMC2865246.
  11. Barth H, Baron A, Spelke E, Carey S. Children's multiplicative transformations of discrete and continuous quantities. J Exp Child Psychol. 2009 Aug; 103(4):441-54. PMID: 19289237.
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  12. Li P, Dunham Y, Carey S. Of substance: the nature of language effects on entity construal. Cogn Psychol. 2009 Jun; 58(4):487-524. PMID: 19230873; PMCID: PMC2743723.
  13. Wood JN, Kouider S, Carey S. Acquisition of singular-plural morphology. Dev Psychol. 2009 Jan; 45(1):202-6. PMID: 19210002; PMCID: PMC2857978.
  14. Sarnecka BW, Carey S. How counting represents number: what children must learn and when they learn it. Cognition. 2008 Sep; 108(3):662-74. PMID: 18572155.
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  15. Barner D, Wood J, Hauser M, Carey S. Evidence for a non-linguistic distinction between singular and plural sets in rhesus monkeys. Cognition. 2008 May; 107(2):603-22. PMID: 18164282.
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  16. Le Corre M, Carey S. Why the verbal counting principles are constructed out of representations of small sets of individuals: a reply to Gallistel. Cognition. 2008 May; 107(2):650-62. PMID: 18061156; PMCID: PMC3856691.
  17. Barner D, Thalwitz D, Wood J, Yang SJ, Carey S. On the relation between the acquisition of singular-plural morpho-syntax and the conceptual distinction between one and more than one. Dev Sci. 2007 May; 10(3):365-73. PMID: 17444976.
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  18. Shtulman A, Carey S. Improbable or impossible? How children reason about the possibility of extraordinary events. Child Dev. 2007 May-Jun; 78(3):1015-32. PMID: 17517019.
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  19. Le Corre M, Carey S. One, two, three, four, nothing more: an investigation of the conceptual sources of the verbal counting principles. Cognition. 2007 Nov; 105(2):395-438. PMID: 17208214; PMCID: PMC3880652.
  20. Saxe R, Tzelnic T, Carey S. Knowing who dunnit: Infants identify the causal agent in an unseen causal interaction. Dev Psychol. 2007 Jan; 43(1):149-58. PMID: 17201515.
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  21. Saxe R, Carey S. The perception of causality in infancy. Acta Psychol (Amst). 2006 Sep-Oct; 123(1-2):144-65. PMID: 16905110.
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  22. Le Corre M, Van de Walle G, Brannon EM, Carey S. Re-visiting the competence/performance debate in the acquisition of the counting principles. Cogn Psychol. 2006 Mar; 52(2):130-69. PMID: 16364281.
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  23. Saxe R, Tzelnic T, Carey S. Five-month-old infants know humans are solid, like inanimate objects. Cognition. 2006 Aug; 101(1):B1-8. PMID: 16360138.
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  24. Saxe R, Tenenbaum JB, Carey S. Secret agents: inferences about hidden causes by 10- and 12-month-old infants. Psychol Sci. 2005 Dec; 16(12):995-1001. PMID: 16313665.
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  25. Smith CL, Solomon GE, Carey S. Never getting to zero: Elementary school students' understanding of the infinite divisibility of number and matter. Cogn Psychol. 2005 Sep; 51(2):101-40. PMID: 16081058.
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  26. Preissler MA, Carey S. The role of inferences about referential intent in word learning: evidence from autism. Cognition. 2005 Aug; 97(1):B13-23. PMID: 15925356.
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  27. Lombrozo T, Carey S. Functional explanation and the function of explanation. Cognition. 2006 Mar; 99(2):167-204. PMID: 15939416.
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  28. Feigenson L, Carey S. On the limits of infants' quantification of small object arrays. Cognition. 2005 Oct; 97(3):295-313. PMID: 16260263.
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  29. Xu F, Carey S, Quint N. The emergence of kind-based object individuation in infancy. Cogn Psychol. 2004 Sep; 49(2):155-90. PMID: 15304370.
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  30. Wagner L, Carey S. Individuation of objects and events: a developmental study. Cognition. 2003 Dec; 90(2):163-91. PMID: 14599752.
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  31. Hauser MD, Carey S. Spontaneous representations of small numbers of objects by rhesus macaques: examinations of content and format. Cogn Psychol. 2003 Dec; 47(4):367-401. PMID: 14642289.
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  32. Huntley-Fenner G, Carey S, Solimando A. Objects are individuals but stuff doesn't count: perceived rigidity and cohesiveness influence infants' representations of small groups of discrete entities. Cognition. 2002 Oct; 85(3):203-21. PMID: 12169409.
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  33. Feigenson L, Carey S, Hauser M. The representations underlying infants' choice of more: object files versus analog magnitudes. Psychol Sci. 2002 Mar; 13(2):150-6. PMID: 11933999.
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  34. Feigenson L, Carey S, Spelke E. Infants' discrimination of number vs. continuous extent. Cogn Psychol. 2002 Feb; 44(1):33-66. PMID: 11814309.
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  35. Hauser MD, Carey S, Hauser LB. Spontaneous number representation in semi-free-ranging rhesus monkeys. Proc Biol Sci. 2000 Apr 22; 267(1445):829-33. PMID: 10819154; PMCID: PMC1690599.
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