Publications

    Theory Of Mind

  • C.L. Baker, N.D. Goodman, J.B. Tenenbaum:
    Theory-based social goal inference (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the Thirtieth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
    #social cognition, #theory of mind, #action understanding, #goal inference, #inverse planning
    @article{C.L.Baker:2008:34d8a,
    author = {C.L. Baker and N.D. Goodman and J.B. Tenenbaum},
    journal = {Proceedings of the Thirtieth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society},
    title = {Theory-based social goal inference},
    year = {2008},
    keywords = {social cognition, theory of mind, action understanding, goal inference, inverse planning},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/clbaker/www/papers/cogsci2008.pdf}
    }
  • C. L. Baker, R. Saxe, J. B. Tenenbaum:
    Action understanding as inverse planning (pdf) (bibtex)
    Cognition
    #action understanding, #goal inference, #theory of mind, #inverse reinforcement learning
    @article{C.L.Baker:2009:bfb25,
    author = {C. L. Baker and R. Saxe and J. B. Tenenbaum},
    journal = {Cognition},
    title = {Action understanding as inverse planning},
    year = {2009},
    keywords = {action understanding, goal inference, theory of mind, inverse reinforcement learning},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/clbaker/www/papers/cognition2009.pdf}
    }
  • J. K. Hamlin, T. D. Ullman, J. B. Tenenbaum, N. D. Goodman, C. L. Baker:
    The mentalistic basis of core social cognition: Experiments in preverbal infants and a computational model (web) (bibtex)
    Developmental Science
    #morality, #infants, #goal inference, #theory of mind, #inverse planning
    @article{J.K.Hamlin:2013:c9046,
    author = {J. K. Hamlin and T. D. Ullman and J. B. Tenenbaum and N. D. Goodman and C. L. Baker},
    journal = {Developmental Science},
    title = {The mentalistic basis of core social cognition: Experiments in preverbal infants and a computational model},
    year = {2013},
    keywords = {morality, infants, goal inference, theory of mind, inverse planning},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/desc.12017/abstract}
    }
  • J Jara-Ettinger, C. Baker, J. Tenenbaum:
    Learning What is Where From Social Observations (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
    #social cognition, #theory of mind
    @article{JJara-Ettinger:2011:7559f,
    author = {J Jara-Ettinger and C. Baker and J. Tenenbaum},
    journal = {Proceedings of the 34th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society},
    title = {Learning What is Where From Social Observations},
    year = {2011},
    keywords = {social cognition, theory of mind},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/jjara/www/docs/jaraettcogsci2012.pdf}
    }
  • J. Jara-Ettinger, J. Tenenbaum, L. Schulz.:
    Not so innocent: Reasoning about costs, competence, and culpability in very early childhood. (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.
    #social cognition, #theory of mind, #cognitive development, #morality
    @article{J.Jara-Ettinger:2013:bdd5c,
    author = {J. Jara-Ettinger and J. Tenenbaum and L. Schulz.},
    journal = {Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.},
    title = {Not so innocent: Reasoning about costs, competence, and culpability in very early childhood.},
    year = {2013},
    keywords = {social cognition, theory of mind, cognitive development, morality},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://eccl.mit.edu/papers/jaraett_tenenbaum_schulz2013.pdf}
    }
  • A. Stuhlmueller, N. D. Goodman:
    Reasoning about Reasoning by Nested Conditioning: Modeling Theory of Mind with Probabilistic Programs (pdf) (bibtex)
    Journal of Cognitive Systems Research
    #theory of mind, #probabilistic programming
    @article{A.Stuhlmueller:2013:55d25,
    author = {A. Stuhlmueller and N. D. Goodman},
    journal = {Journal of Cognitive Systems Research},
    title = {Reasoning about Reasoning by Nested Conditioning: Modeling Theory of Mind with Probabilistic Programs},
    year = {2013},
    keywords = {theory of mind, probabilistic programming},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://www.mit.edu/~ast/papers/nested-conditioning-cogsys2013.pdf}
    }
  • T. Gerstenberg, T. D. Ullman, M. Kleiman-Weiner, D. A. Lagnado, J. B. Tenenbaum:
    Wins above replacement: Responsibility attributions as counterfactual replacements (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
    #responsibility, #attribution, #counterfactuals, #causality, #bayesian modeling, #theory of mind
    @article{T.Gerstenberg:2014:8eaf9,
    author = {T. Gerstenberg and T. D. Ullman and M. Kleiman-Weiner and D. A. Lagnado and J. B. Tenenbaum},
    journal = { Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society},
    title = {Wins above replacement: Responsibility attributions as counterfactual replacements},
    year = {2014},
    keywords = {responsibility, attribution, counterfactuals, causality, bayesian modeling, theory of mind},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/Wins%20above%20replacement%20(Gerstenberg%20et%20al,%202014).pdf}
    }
  • Jara-Ettinger J., Gweon H., Tenenbaum J.B., Schulz E.:
    Children’s understanding of the costs and rewards underlying rational action (web) (bibtex)
    Cognition
    #social cognition, #theory of mind
    @article{Jara-EttingerJ.:2015:6bcc0,
    author = {Jara-Ettinger J. and Gweon H. and Tenenbaum J.B. and Schulz E.},
    journal = {Cognition},
    title = {Children’s understanding of the costs and rewards underlying rational action},
    year = {2015},
    keywords = {social cognition, theory of mind},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0010027715000566}
    }
  • Jara-Ettinger J., Tenenbaum J.B., Schulz E.:
    Toddlers’ inferences about costs and culpability (bibtex)
    Psychological Science
    #social cognition, #theory of mind
    @article{Jara-EttingerJ.:2015:4cb84,
    author = {Jara-Ettinger J. and Tenenbaum J.B. and Schulz E.},
    journal = {Psychological Science},
    title = {Toddlers’ inferences about costs and culpability},
    year = {2015},
    keywords = {social cognition, theory of mind},
    doi = {},
    url = {}
    }
  • Max Kleiman-Weiner, Tobias Gerstenberg, Sydney Levine, Joshua B. Tenebaum:
    Inference of intention and permissibility in moral decision making (pdf) (bibtex)
    Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society
    #moral judgment, #social cognition, #intention, #theory of mind, #influence diagrams, #counterfactuals
    @article{MaxKleiman-Weiner:2015:c9207,
    author = {Max Kleiman-Weiner and Tobias Gerstenberg and Sydney Levine and Joshua B. Tenebaum},
    journal = {Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society},
    title = {Inference of intention and permissibility in moral decision making},
    year = {2015},
    keywords = {moral judgment, social cognition, intention, theory of mind, influence diagrams, counterfactuals},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://www.mit.edu/~maxkw/pdf/kleiman2015inference.pdf}
    }
  • Sam Gershman*, Tobias Gerstenberg*, Chris Baker, Fiery Cushman:
    Plans, habits, and theory of mind (web) (bibtex)
    PLoS ONE
    #planning, #theory of mind, #habit
    @article{SamGershman*:2016:ce34e,
    author = {Sam Gershman* and Tobias Gerstenberg* and Chris Baker and Fiery Cushman},
    journal = {PLoS ONE},
    title = {Plans, habits, and theory of mind},
    year = {2016},
    keywords = {planning, theory of mind, habit},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0162246}
    }
  • Mark Alicke, David Mandel, Denis Hilton, Tobias Gerstenberg, David Lagnado:
    Causal conceptions in social explanation and moral evaluation: A historical tour (pdf) (bibtex)
    Perspectives on Psychological Science
    #causality, #attribution, #counterfactuals, #theory of mind
    @article{MarkAlicke:2015:3d8b0,
    author = {Mark Alicke and David Mandel and Denis Hilton and Tobias Gerstenberg and David Lagnado},
    journal = {Perspectives on Psychological Science},
    title = {Causal conceptions in social explanation and moral evaluation: A historical tour},
    year = {2015},
    keywords = {causality, attribution, counterfactuals, theory of mind},
    doi = {},
    url = {http://web.mit.edu/tger/www/papers/Causal%20Conceptions%20in%20Social%20Explanation%20and%20Moral%20Evaluation%20A%20Historical%20Tour,%20Alicke%20et%20al.,%202015.pdf}
    }

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