Publications

Dr. Teresa Wilcox, presenting at the Society for Research in Child Development (March 2015, Philadelphia, PA).
Dr. Teresa Wilcox (left) and our graduate student, Marisa (right), presenting at the Society for Research in Child Development (March 2015, Philadelphia, PA).

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2010 – Present:

  • Biondi, M., Boas, D.A., & Wilcox, T. (2016). On the other hand: Increased cortical activation to human versus mechanical hands in infants. NeuroImageRead
  • Wilcox, T. & Biondi, M. (2016). Functional Activation in the Ventral Object Processing Pathway during the First Year. Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience. Read
  • Wilcox, T. & Biondi, M. (2015). Object processing in the infant: Lessons from neuroscience. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. Read
  • Wilcox, T. & Biondi, M. (2015). FNIRS in the Developmental Sciences. Wiley Interdiscipinary Reviews Cognitive Science. Read
  • Wilcox, T., Hirshkowtiz, A., Hawkins, L., & Boas, D.A. (2014). The effect of color priming on infant brain and behavior. NeuroImage, 85, 302-313. Read
  • Woods , R.J., & Wilcox, T. (2013). Posture support improves object individuation in infants. Developmental Psychology, 49, 1413-1424. doi: 10.1037/a0030344 Read
  • Wilcox, T., Stubbs, J.A., Wheeler, L., & Alexander, G.M. (2013). Infants’ scanning of dynamic faces during the first year. Infant Behavior and Development, 36, 513-517. Read
  • Hirshkowitz, A., & Wilcox, T. (2013). Infants’ ability to extract three-dimensional shape from coherent motion. Infant Behavior and Development, 36, 863-872. Read
  • Brower, T., & Wilcox, T. (2013). Priming infants to use color in an individuation task: Does social context matter? Infant Behavior and Development, 35, 323-327. Read
  • Wilcox, T., Alexander, G.A., Wheeler, L., & Norvell, J. (2012). Sex differences during visual scanning of occlusion events in infants. Developmental Psychology, 48, 1091-1105. Read
  • Alexander, G.A., & Wilcox, T. (2012). Sex differences in early infancy. Child Development Perspectives, 6, 400-406. Read
  • Wilcox., T., Stubbs, J., Hirshkowitz, A., & Boas, D.A. (2012). Object processing and functional organization of the infant cortex. NeuroImage, 62, 1833-1840. Read
  • Brower, T.R., & Wilcox, T. (2012). Shaking things up: Young infants’ use of sound information for object individuation. Infant Behavior and Development, 35, 323-327. Read
  • Wilcox, T., Smith, T.R. , Woods, R. (2011). Priming infants to use pattern information in an object individuation task: The role of comparison. Developmental Psychology, 47, 886-897. Read
  • Woods, R., & Wilcox, T., Armstrong, J., & Alexander, G. (2010). Infants’ tracking of 3-dimensional objects through occlusion. Infant Behavior and Development, 33, 663-671. Read
  • Wilcox, T., & Smith, T.R. (2010). The Development of infants’ use of property-poor sounds to Individuate Objects. Infant Behavior and Development, 33, 365-700. Read
  • Wilcox, T., Haslup, J., & Boas, D.A. (2010). Dissociation of processing of featural and spatiotemporal information in the infant cortex. NeuroImage, 53, 1256-1263. Read
  • Woods, R., & Wilcox, T. (2010). Co-variation of color and luminance facilitate object individuation in infancy. Developmental Psychology, 46, 681-690Read

2005 – 2009:

  • Wilcox, T., & Woods, R. (2009). Experience primes infants to individuate objects: Illuminating learning mechanisms. In A. Needham & A. Woodward (Eds.), Learning and the Infant Mind (pp. 117-143). NY: Oxford University Press. Read
  • Wilcox, T., Bortfeld, H., Armstrong, J., Woods, R., & Boas, D. (2009). Hemodynamic response to featural and spatiotemporal information in the infant brain. Neuropsychologia, 47, 657-662Read
  • Wilcox, T. (2009). Perceptual Development: Visual Object Permanence and Identity. In B. Goldstein (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Perception. Sage Publishers. Read
  • McCurry, S., Wilcox, T., & Woods, R. (2009). Beyond the search barrier: New evidence for object individuation in young infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 32, 429-436. Read
  • Alexander, G. M., Wilcox, T., & Woods, R. (2009). Sex differences in infants’ visual interest in toys. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 38, 427-433. Read
  • Alexander, G. M., Wilcox, T., & Farmer, M-B. (2009). Hormone-behavior associations in early infancy. Hormones and Behavior, 56, 498-502. Read
  • Wilcox, T., Woods, R., & Chapa, C. (2008). Color-function categories that prime infants to use color information in an object individuation task. Cognitive Psychology, 57, 220-261Read
  • Wilcox, T., Bortfeld, H., Woods, R., Wruck, E., & Boas, D. (2008). Hemodynamic response to featural changes in the occipital and inferior temporal cortex in infants: A preliminary methodological exploration. Developmental Science, 11, 361-370. Read
  • Wilcox, T. (2007). Sex differences in infants’ mapping of complex occlusion sequences: Further evidence. Infancy, 12, 1-25. Read
  • Wilcox, T., & Woods, R., Chapa, C., & McCurry, S. (2007). Multisensory exploration and object individuation in infants. Developmental Psychology, 43, 479-495. Read
  • Woods, R., & Wilcox, T. (2006). Infants’ ability to use luminance information to individuate objects. Cognition,99, B43-B52Read
  • Wilcox, T., Woods, R., Tuggy, L., & Napoli, R. (2006). Shake, rattle, and…. one or two objects? Infants’ use of sound information to individuate objects. Infancy, 9, 97-123. Read
  • Wilcox, T., Bortfeld, H., Woods, R., Wruck, E., & Boas, D. A. (2005). Using near-infrared spectroscopy to assess neural activation during object processing in infants. Journal of Biomedical Optic, 10, 011010-1 – 011010-9. Read

1998 – 2004:

  • Schweinle, A., & Wilcox, T. (2004). Intermodal perception and physical reasoning in young infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 27, 246-265. Read
  • Wilcox, T., & Chapa, C. (2004). Priming infants to use color and pattern information in an individuation task. Cognition, 90, 265-302. Read
  • Schweinle, A., & Wilcox, T. (2004). Sex differences in infants’ ability to represent complex event sequences. Infancy, 6, 333-359. Read
  • Wilcox, T. (2003). Event-mapping tasks: Investigating the effects of prior information and event complexity on performance. Infant Behavior and Development, 26, 568-587. Read
  • Wilcox, T., & Schweinle, A. (2003). Infants’ use of speed of motion to individuate objects in occlusion events. Infant Behavior and Development, 26, 253-282Read
  • Wilcox, T., Schweinle, A., & Chapa, C. (2003). Object individuation in infancy. In F. Fagan & H. Hayne (Eds.).  Progress in Infancy Research (Vol 3, pp. 193-243).  Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Read
  • Wilcox, T., & Schweinle, A. (2002). Object individuation and event mapping: Developmental changes in infants’ use of featural information. Developmental Science, 5, 87-105. Read
  • Wilcox, T., & Chapa, C. (2002).  Infants’ reasoning about opaque and transparent occluders in an individuation task.  Cognition, 85, B1-B10. Read
  • Wilcox, T. (2001). Object identity: A developmental perspective. Cahiers de Psychologie Cognitive (Current Psychology of Cognition), 20, 269-276. Read
  • Wilcox, T.  (1999). Object Individuation:  Infants’ use of shape, size, pattern, and color. Cognition, 72, 125-166. Read
  • Wilcox, T., & Baillargeon, R (1998b). Object Individuation in young infants: Further evidence with an event monitoring task. Developmental Science, 1, 127-142. Read Part A; Read Part B
  • Wilcox, T., & Baillargeon, R. (1998a). Object individuation in infancy: The use of featural information in reasoning about occlusion events. Cognitive Psychology, 37, 97-155. Read

Prior to 1998:

  • Wilcox, T., Nadel, L., & Rosser, R. (1996). Location memory in healthy preterm and full-term infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 19, 309-323. Read
  • Sell, E., Figueredo, A. J., & Wilcox, T. (1995). Assessment of Preterm Infants’ Behavior (APIB): Confirmatory factor analysis of behavioral constructs. Infant Behavior and Development, 18, 447 – 457. Read
  • Wilcox, T., Rosser, R., & Nadel, L. (1994). Representation of object location in 6.5-month-old infants. Cognitive Development, 9, 193-209. Read
  • Wilcox, T., & Kraft, R. (1989). Lateral differences in schematic face encoding during dual-task performance with increasing levels of difficulty. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 68, 767-778. Read