In the loop
Selected Publications

Soderstrom, M., Werker, J.R., Tsui, A., Skarabela, B., Seidl, A., Searle, A., Ryjova, Y.^, Rennels, J.L., et al. (accepted pending data collection). Testing the relationship between preferences for infant-directed speech and vocabulary development: A multi-lab study. Journal of Child Language.

Bergelson, E., Bergmann, C., Byers-Heinlein, K., Cristia, A., Cusack, R., Dyck, K., … Rennels, J.L., Ryjova, Y.^,…Yurovsky, D. (accepted pending data collection). Quantifying sources of variability in infancy research using the infant-directed speech preference. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science.

Rennels, J.L.,& Verba, S.A.* (in press). Gender typicality of faces affects children’s categorization and judgments of women more than of men. Sex Roles. doi:10.1007/s11199-018-0997-2

Juvrud, J.*, Rennels, J.L., Kayl, A.J.*, Gredebäck, G., & Herlitz, A. (2019). Attention during visual preference tasks: Relation to caregiving and face recognition. Infancy, 24(3), 356-367. doi:10.1111/infa.1228

Rennels, J.L., Juvrud, J, Kayl, A.J., Asperholm, M., Gredebäck, G., & Herlitz, A. (2017). Caregiving experience and its relation to perceptual narrowing of face gender. Developmental Psychology. doi:10.1037/dev0000335

Rennels, J.L., & Kulhanek, K.M. (2017). Differential trajectories in the development of attractiveness biases toward female and male targets. Accepted to be in M. Levine (Ed.), Perception of Beauty (pp. 1-21). Rijeka, Croatia: InTech.

Rennels, J.L., & Kayl, A.J. (2017). How experience affects infants’ facial categorization. In H. Cohen & C. Lefebvre (Eds.), Handbook of Categorization in Cognitive Science, 2nd ed. Amsterdam: Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-101107-2.00026-9

Rennels, J.L., & Verba, S.A. (2017). Commentary on Maestripieri et al.: Attentional and affective biases for attractive females emerge early in development. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40, 35. doi:10.1017/S0140525X16000613

Juvrud, J., & Rennels, J.L. (2017). “I don’t need help:” Gender differences in how gender stereotypes predict help-seeking. Sex Roles, 76, 27-39. doi:10.1007/s11199-016-0653-7

Rennels, J.L., Kayl, A.J., Langlois, J.H., Davis, R.E., & Orlewicz, M. (2016). Asymmetries in infants’ attention toward and categorization of male faces: The potential role of experience. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 142, 137-157. 10.1016/j.jecp.2015.09.026

Rennels, J.L., & Kayl, A.J. (2015). Differences in expressivity based on attractiveness: Target or perceiver effects? Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 60, 163-172. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2015.05.012

Cummings, A.J., & Rennels, J.L. (2015). Facial expression and social communication. In B. Flores (Ed.), Emotional and Facial Expressions: Recognition, Developmental Differences and Social Importance. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Rennels, J.L., & Langlois, J.H. (2015). Children’s beliefs in reciprocation of biases and flexibility. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 137, 39-56. doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2015.03.007

Rennels, J.L., & Langlois, J.H. (2014). Children's classification and lexicalization of attractiveness, sex, and race concepts: Defferential displays of these concepts and relatedness to bias and flexibility. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 126, 1-18. doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2014.02.009

Rennels, J.L., & Langlois, J.H. (2014). Children's attractiveness, gender, and race biases: A comparison of their strength and generality.  Child Development. 85, 1401-1418. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12226

Cummings, A.J., & Rennels, J.L. (2014). How mood and task complexity affect children’s recognition of others’ emotions. Social Development, 23(1), 80-99. doi: 10.1111/sode.12038

Rennels, J.L., & Cummings, A.J. (2013). Sex differences in facial scanning: Similarities and dissimilarities between infants and adults. International Journal of Behavioral Development: Special Issue on Development of Face Processing, 37(2), 111-117. doi: 10.1177/0165025412472411

Rennels, J.L. (2012). Physical attractiveness stereotyping. In T. Cash (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Body Image and Human Appearance. Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

Rennels, J.L., & Davis, R.E. (2008). Facial experience during the first year. Infant Behavior & Development, 31, 665-678.

Rennels, J.L., Bronstad, P.M., & Langlois, J.H. (2008). Are attractive men's faces masculine or feminine? The importance of type of facial stimuli. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 34(4), 884-893.

Ramsey-Rennels, J.L., & Langlois, J.H. (2007). How infants perceive and process faces. In M. Lewis & A. Slater (Eds.), Introduction to Infant Development, 2nd ed. (pp. 191-215). New York:Oxford University Press.

Ramsey-Rennels, J.L., & Langlois, J.H. (2006). Infants' differential processing of female and male faces. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 15, 59-62.

Ramsey, J.L., Langlois, J.H., & Marti, C.N. (2005). Infant categorization of faces: Ladies first. Developmental Review, 25, 212-246.

Hoss, R.A., Ramsey, J.L., Griffin, A.M., & Langlois, J.H. (2005). The roles of facial attractiveness and facial femininity/ masculinity in sex classification of faces. Perception, 34, 1459-1474.

Ramsey, J.L., Langlois, J.H., Hoss, R.A., Rubenstein, A.J., & Griffin, A.M. (2004). Origins of a stereotype: Categorization of facial attractiveness by 6-month-old infants. Developmental Science, 7, 201-211.

Ramsey, J.L., & Fowler, M.L. (2004). "What do you notice?" Using posters containing questions and general instructions to guide preschoolers' science and mathematics learning. Early Child Development and Care, 174, 31-45.

Ramsey, J.L., & Langlois, J.H. (2002). How infants perceive faces. In M. Lewis & A. Slater (Eds.), Introduction to Infant Development (pp. 167-191). New York: Oxford University Press.

Ramsey, J.L., & Langlois, J.H. (2002). Effects of the "beauty is good" stereotype on children's information processing. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 81, 320-340.

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