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    The Seductive Allure is a Reductive Allure: People Prefer Scientific Explanations That Contain Logically Irrelevant Reductive Information.Emily J. Hopkins, Deena Skolnick Weisberg & Jordan C. V. Taylor - 2016 - Cognition 155:67-76.
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    The Development of Imaginative Cognition.Deena Skolnick Weisberg - 2014 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 75:85-103.
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    Mise En Place: Setting the Stage for Thought and Action.Deena Skolnick Weisberg, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff & Bruce D. McCandliss - 2014 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 18 (6):276-278.
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    How Fictional Worlds Are Created.Deena Skolnick Weisberg - 2016 - Philosophy Compass 11 (8):462-470.
    Both adults and children have the ability to not only think about reality but also use their imaginations and create fictional worlds. This article describes the process by which world creation happens, drawing from philosophical and psychological treatments of this issue. First, world creators recognize the need to create a fictional world, as when starting a pretend game or opening a novel. Then, creators merge some real-world knowledge with the premises of the fictional world to construct a fuller representation, though (...)
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    The Role of Victims' Emotions in Preschoolers' Moral Judgments.Deena Skolnick Weisberg & Alan M. Leslie - 2012 - Review of Philosophy and Psychology 3 (3):439-455.
    Do victims’ emotions underlie preschoolers’ moral judgment abilities? Study 1 asked preschoolers (n = 72) to judge actions directed at characters who could and could not feel hurt and who did and did not cry. These judgments took into account only the nature of the action, not the nature of the victim. To further investigate how victims’ emotions might impact children’s moral judgments, Study 2 presented preschoolers (n = 37) with stories that varied in transgression type (Moral, Conventional, or None) (...)
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    Which Counterfactuals Matter? A Response to Beck.Deena Skolnick Weisberg & Alison Gopnik - 2016 - Cognitive Science 40 (1):257-259.
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