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*Lazaro, V. & Bian, L. (in press). Children’s social preference for peers engaged in brilliance-required activities: The impact of gender and race. Developmental Psychology. [PDF] [Supplementary Materials]

*Amemiya, J. & Bian, L. (2024). Why are there no girls? Increasing children’s recognition of structural causes of the gender gap in STEM. Cognition. [PDF] [Supplementary Materials]

*Shu, Y., Li, H., Ma, S., & Bian, L. (2023). The impact of sufferers’ wealth status on pain perceptions: Its development and relation to allocation of healthcare resources. Developmental Science. [PDF]

*Kim, S., Jin, K., & Bian, L. (2023). Gender stereotype about brilliance emerges early and predicts children’s motivation in South Korea. Child Development. [PDF] [Supplementary Materials]

*Yang, X., Zhao, X., Dunham, Y., & Bian, L. (2023). The development and predictors of a preference for strivers over naturals in the United States and China. Child Development. [PDF]

*Tian, Y., & Bian, L. (2023). Should leaders conform? Developmental evidence from the United States and China. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. [PDF]

*Amemiya, J., Widjanarko, K., Chung, I., Bian, L., & Heyman, G.D. (2023). Children can represent complex social status hierarchies: Evidence from Indonesia. Child Development. [PDF]

*Shachnai, R., Kushnir, T., & Bian, L. (2022). Walking in her shoes: Pretending to be a woman role model increases young girls’ persistence in science. Psychological Science. [PDF] [Supplementary Materials]

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*Shu, Y., Hu, Q., Xu, F., & Bian, L. (2022). Gender stereotypes are racialized: A cross-cultural investigation of children’s gender stereotypes about brilliance. Developmental Psychology. [PDF] [Supplementary Materials]

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Bian, L. (2022). Mindsets of intelligence: Their development, consequences, and relation to group-based inequality. In Intelligence in Context: The Cultural and Historical Foundations of Human Intelligence (pp. 289-316). Cham: Springer International Publishing. [PDF]

Bian, L., & Baillargeon, R. (2022). When are similar individuals a group? Early reasoning about similarity and ingroup support. Psychological Science. [PDF] [Supplementary Materials]

Bian, L. (2022). Gender stereotypes and education. In D. Vanderlaan I. Wong, (Eds.) Gender and sexuality development: contemporary theory and research. Berlin, Germany: Springer. [PDF]

Bian, L., & Cimpian, A. (2021). Generics about categories and generics about individuals: Same phenomenon or different? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. [PDF]​ [Supplementary Materials]

Bian, L., & Markman, E. (2020). What should we eat for breakfast? American and Chinese children’s prescriptive judgments about breakfast foods. Cognitive Development. [PDF]

Bian, L., & Markman, E. (2020). Why do we eat cereal but not lamb chops at breakfast? Investigating Americans’ beliefs about breakfast foods. Appetite. [PDF] [Supplementary Materials]

Powell, D., Bian, L., & Markman, E. (2020). When intents to educate can misinform: Unintentional paltering through violations of communicative norms. Plos ONE. [PDF]

Bian, L., Leslie, S.-J., & Cimpian, A. (2018). Evidence of bias against girls and women in contexts that emphasize intellectual ability. American Psychologist, 73(9), 1139-1153. [PDF]

Bian, L., Sloane, S., & Baillargeon, R. (2018). Infants expect ingroup support to override fairness when resources are limited. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115(11), 2705-2710. [PDF]

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Bian, L., Leslie, S.-J., Murphy, M., & Cimpian, A. (2018). Messages about brilliance undermine women’s interest in educational and professional opportunities. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. [PDF] [Supplementary Materials]

Bian, L., Leslie, S. J., & Cimpian, A. (2017).* Gender stereotypes about intellectual ability emerge early and influence children’s interests. Science, 355(6323), 389–391. [PDF] [Supplementary Materials] ​[Data] ​

Bian, L., & Cimpian, A. (2017). Are stereotypes accurate? A perspective from the cognitive science of concepts. Brain and Behavioral Sciences, 40, e3. [PDF] ​

Bian, L., & Baillargeon, R. (2017). False beliefs. In T. K. Shackelford & V. A. Weekes-Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science (pp. 1–13). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. [PDF]

Baillargeon, R., Scott, R. M., & Bian, L. (2016). Psychological reasoning in infancy. Annual Review of Psychology, 67, 159-186. [PDF]

Baillargeon, R., Scott, R. M., He, Z., Sloane, S., Setoh, P., Jin, K., Wu, D., & Bian, L. (2015). Psychological and sociomoral reasoning in infancy. In P. Shaver & M. Mikulincer (Eds.-in-chief) & E. Borgida & J. Bargh (Vol. Eds.), APA Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology: Vol.1. Attitudes and Social Cognition. Washington, D.C.: APA. [PDF]

Baillargeon, R., Setoh, P., Sloane, S., Jin, K., & Bian, L. (2014). Infant social cognition: Psychological and sociomoral reasoning. In M. S. Gazzaniga & R. Magnum (Eds.-in-chief), The Cognitive Neurosciences V. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. [PDF]