Munakata, Y., Placido, D. & Zhuang, W. (2023). What’s next? Advances and challenges in understanding how environmental predictability shapes the development of cognitive control. Current Directions in Psychological Science.

Zhuang, W., Niebaum, J. & Munakata, Y. (2023). Changes in adaptation to time horizons across development. Developmental Psychology, 59(8), 1532–1542.

Michaelson, L. E., Niebaum, J. C., Brenkert, S., Dostart, G. L., & Munakata, Y. (2023). Empowering families through research-based museum exhibits on child development: Impacts on parents and implications for researcher-museum partnerships. Journal of Museum Education

Zhuang, W., Yonehiro, J., Roberts, L., Lopez, M., & Munakata, Y. (2023). It takes a Hui: Evaluating outcomes of Family Hui, a peer-led parenting program. Journal of Child and Family Studies.

Niebaum, J. & Munakata, Y. (2023). The development of relational reasoning: An eyetracking analysis of strategy use and adaptation in children and adults performing matrix completion. Open Mind, 7: 197-220.

Zengilowski, A., Maqbool, I. Deka, S.P., Niebaum, J.C., Placido, D., Katz, B., Shah, P., & Munakata, Y. (2023). Overemphasizing individual differences and overlooking systemic factors reinforces educational inequality. npj Science of Learning, 8, 13. 


Niebaum, J. C. & Munakata, Y. (2022). Why doesn't executive function training improve academic achievement? Rethinking individual differences, relevance, and engagement from a contextual framework. Journal of Cognition and Development.

Doebel, S. & Munakata, Y. (2022). Unraveling the Nature of Children’s Self-directed Speech: Correlates of Five- and Six-year-olds’ Overt and Partially Covert Speech on Three Tasks. Collabra: Psychology, 8 (1): 57543.

Yanaoka, K., Michaelson, L., Guild, R. M., Dostart, G., Yonehiro, J., Saito, S., & Munakata, Y. (2022). Cultures crossing: The power of habit in delaying gratification. Psychological Science.

Ledgerwood, A., Hudson, S., Lewis, N. A., Jr, Maddox, K. B., Pickett, C. L., Remedios, J. D., Cheryan, S., Diekman, A. B., Dutra, N. B., Goh, J. X., Goodwin, S. A., Munakata, Y., Navarro, D. J., Onyeador, I. N., Srivastava, S., & Wilkins, C. L. (2022). The Pandemic as a Portal: Reimagining Psychological Science as Truly Open and Inclusive. Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, 17456916211036654. Advance online publication.


Munakata, Y., & Michaelson, L. E. (2021). Executive functions in social context: Implications for conceptualizing, measuring, and supporting developmental trajectories. Annual Review of Developmental Psychology3(1), 139–163.

Yannier, N., Hudson, S. E., Koedinger, K. R., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Michnick Golinkoff, R., Munakata, Y., Doebel, S., Schwartz, D. L., Deslauriers, L., McCarty, L., Callaghan, K., Theobald, E. J., Freeman, S., Cooper, K. M., & Brownell, S. E. (2021). Active learning: “Hands-on” meets “minds-on.” Science374(6563), 26–30.

Traut, H.J., Chevalier, N., Guild, R., & Munakata, Y. (2021). Understanding and supporting inhibitory control: Unique contributions from proactive monitoring and motoric stopping to children's improvements with practice. Child Development.

Traut, H. J., Guild, R. M., & Munakata, Y. (2021). Why Does Cognitive Training Yield Inconsistent Benefits? A Meta-Analysis of Individual Differences in Baseline Cognitive Abilities and Training Outcomes. Frontiers in Psychology12.


Chevalier, N., Meaney, J. A., Traut, H. J., & Munakata, Y. (2020). Adaptiveness in proactive control engagement in children and adults. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 100870. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2020.100870

Niebaum, J.C., Chevalier, N., Guild, R.M., Munakata, Y. (2020). Developing adaptive control: Age-related differences in task choices and awareness of proactive and reactive control demands. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. (OSF Repository). 

Niebaum, J. C., & Munakata, Y. (2020). Deciding what to do: Developments in children’s spontaneous monitoring of cognitive demands. Child development perspectives

Michaelson, L. & Munakata, Y. (2020). Same dataset, different conclusions: Preschool delay of gratification predicts later behavioral outcomes in a preregistered study. Psychological Science. (OSF Repository). 

Munakata, Y., Yanaoka, K., Doebel, S., Guild, R. M., Michaelson, L. E., & Saito, S. (2020). Group Influences on Children’s Delay of Gratification: Testing the Roles of Culture and Personal Connections. Collabra: Psychology6(1), 1. DOI: (OSF Repository: 1 & 2). 


Crüwell, S., van Doorn, J., Etz, A., Makel, M. C., Moshontz, H., Niebaum, J. C., ... & Schulte-Mecklenbeck, M. (2019). Seven Easy Steps to Open Science. Zeitschrift für Psychologie

Doebel, S., Michaelson, L. E., & Munakata, Y. (2019). Good Things Come to Those Who Wait: Delaying Gratification Likely Does Matter for Later Achievement (A Commentary on Watts, Duncan, & Quan, 2018). Psychological Science, 095679761983904. doi: 10.1177/0956797619839045

Niebaum, J. C., Chevalier, N., Guild, R. M., & Munakata, Y. (2019). Adaptive control and the avoidance of cognitive control demands across development. Neuropsychologia123, 152–158. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2018.04.029 [PDF]. (OSF Repository). 


Doebel, S., Munakata, Y. (2018). Group Influences on Engaging Self-Control: Children Delay Gratification and Value It More When Their In-Group Delays and Their Out-Group Doesn’t. Psychological Science29(8), 1380–1380. doi: 10.1177/0956797618783747

Doebel, S., Dickerson, J. P., Hoover, J. D., & Munakata, Y. (2018). Using language to get ready: Familiar labels help children engage proactive control. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology166, 147–159. doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2017.08.006


Doebel, S., Barker, J. E., Chevalier, N., Michaelson, L. E., Fisher, A. V., & Munakata, Y. (2017). Getting ready to use control: Advances in the measurement of young children’s use of proactive control. Plos One12(4). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175072. (OSF Repository). 

Doebel, S., Michaelson, L. E., & Munakata, Y. (2017). Beyond personal control: The role of developing self-control abilities in the behavioral constellation of deprivation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences40. doi: 10.1017/s0140525x17000942 

Doebel, S., Munakata, Y., & Anderson-Green, C. (2017). Talking to Ourselves to Engage Control? Testing Developmental Relations Between Self-directed Speech, Cognitive Control and Talkativeness. [PDF]


Michaelson, L. E., & Munakata, Y. (2016). Trust matters: Seeing how an adult treats another person influences preschoolers willingness to delay gratification. Developmental Science19(6), 1011–1019. doi: 10.1111/desc.12388 [PDF] 


Barker, J. E., & Munakata, Y. (2015). Time Isn’t of the Essence. Psychological Science26(12), 1898–1908. doi: 10.1177/0956797615604625

Doucette, M., Kurth, S., Chevalier, N., Munakata, Y., & Lebourgeois, M. (2015). Topography of Slow Sigma Power during Sleep is Associated with Processing Speed in Preschool Children. Brain Sciences5(4), 494–508. doi: 10.3390/brainsci5040494

Chevalier, N., Kurth, S., Doucette, M. R., Wiseheart, M., Deoni, S. C. L., Dean, D. C., … Lebourgeois, M. K. (2015). Myelination Is Associated with Processing Speed in Early Childhood: Preliminary Insights. Plos One10(10). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0139897

Barker, J. E., & Munakata, Y. (2015). Developing Self-Directed Executive Functioning: Recent Findings and Future Directions. Mind, Brain, and Education9(2), 92–99. doi: 10.1111/mbe.12071 [PDF] 

Mahy, C. E. V., & Munakata, Y. (2015). Transitions in Executive Function: Insights From Developmental Parallels Between Prospective Memory and Cognitive Flexibility. Child Development Perspectives9(2), 128–132. doi: 10.1111/cdep.12121 [PDF]

Chevalier, N., Martis, S. B., Curran, T., & Munakata, Y. (2015). Metacognitive Processes in Executive Control Development: The Case of Reactive and Proactive Control. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience27(6), 1125–1136. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00782


Vega, A. D. L., Brown, M. S., Snyder, H. R., Singel, D., Munakata, Y., & Banich, M. T. (2014). Individual Differences in the Balance of GABA to Glutamate in pFC Predict the Ability to Select among Competing Options. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience26(11), 2490–2502. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00655

Snyder, H. R., Banich, M. T., & Munakata, Y. (2014). All Competition Is Not Alike: Neural Mechanisms for Resolving Underdetermined and Prepotent Competition. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience26(11), 2608–2623. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00652 

Banich, M. T., & Munakata, Y. (2014). Modes of executive function and their coordination: Introduction to the special section. Neuropsychologia62, 319–320. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.08.009 

Blackwell, K. A., Chatham, C. H., Wiseheart, M., & Munakata, Y. (2014). A developmental window into trade-offs in executive function: The case of task switching versus response inhibition in 6-year-olds. Neuropsychologia62, 356–364. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.04.016

Snyder, H. R., Kaiser, R. H., Whisman, M. A., Turner, A. E. J., Guild, R. M., & Munakata, Y. (2014). Opposite effects of anxiety and depressive symptoms on executive function: The case of selecting among competing options. Cognition and Emotion28(5), 893–902. doi: 10.1080/02699931.2013.859568

Barker, J. E., Semenov, A. D., Michaelson, L., Provan, L. S., Snyder, H. R., & Munakata, Y. (2014). Less-structured time in childrens daily lives predicts self-directed executive functioning. Frontiers in Psychology5. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00593

Chevalier, N., Chatham, C. H., & Munakata, Y. (2014). The practice of going helps children to stop: The importance of context monitoring in inhibitory control. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General143(3), 959–965. doi: 10.1037/a0035868

Blackwell, K. A., & Munakata, Y. (2013). Costs and benefits linked to developments in cognitive control. Developmental Science17(2), 203–211. doi: 10.1111/desc.12113


Snyder, H. R., & Munakata, Y. (2013). So many options, so little control: Abstract representations can reduce selection demands to increase children’s self-directed flexibility. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology116(3), 659–673. doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2013.07.010

Munakata, Y., Snyder, H. R., & Chatham, C. H. (2013). Developing Cognitive Control: The Costs and Benefits of Active, Abstract Representations. Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, 55–90. doi: 10.1002/9781118732373.ch3

Brant, A. M., Munakata, Y., Boomsma, D. I., DeFries, J. C., Haworth, C. M. A., Martin, N. G., … Hewitt, J. K. (2013). The nature and nurture of high IQ: an extended sensitive period for intellectual development . Psychological Sceince24(8), 1487–1495.

Stollstorff, M., Munakata, Y., Jensen, A. P. C., Guild, R. M., Smolker, H. R., Devaney, J. M., & Banich, M. T. (2013). Individual differences in emotion-cognition interactions: emotional valence interacts with serotonin transporter genotype to influence brain systems involved in emotional reactivity and cognitive control. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience7. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2013.00327 

Michaelson, L., Vega, A. D. L., Chatham, C. H., & Munakata, Y. (2013). Delaying gratification depends on social trust. Frontiers in Psychology4. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00355

Cepeda, N. J., Blackwell, K. A., & Munakata, Y. (2013). Speed isnt everything: complex processing speed measures mask individual differences and developmental changes in executive control. Developmental Science16(2), 269–286. doi: 10.1111/desc.12024

Munakata, Y., Michaelson, L., Barker, J., & Chevalier, N. (2013). Executive Functioning during infancy and Childhood. Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development.


Chatham, C. H., Yerys, B. E., & Munakata, Y. (2012). Why won’t you do what I want? The informative failures of children and models. Cognitive Development27(4), 349–366. doi: 10.1016/j.cogdev.2012.07.003

Wendelken, C., Munakata, Y., Baym, C., Souza, M., & Bunge, S. A. (2012). Flexible rule use: Common neural substrates in children and adults. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience2(3), 329–339. doi: 10.1016/j.dcn.2012.02.001

Munakata, Y., Snyder, H. R., & Chatham, C. H. (2012). Developing Cognitive Control: Three key transitions. Current Directions in Psychological Science21(2), 71–77. doi: 10.1177/0963721412436807 

Chatham, C. H., Claus, E. D., Kim, A., Curran, T., Banich, M. T., & Munakata, Y. (2012). Cognitive Control Reflects Context Monitoring, Not Motoric Stopping, in Response Inhibition. PLoS ONE7(2). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031546

O'Reilly, R. C., Munakata, Y., Frank, M. J., & Hazy, T. E. (2012). Contributors (2012). Computational Cogntive Neuroscience.

Munakata, Y., Chatham, C. H., & Snyder, H. R. (2012). Mechanistic Accounts of Frontal Lobe Development. Principles of Frontal Lobe Function, 185–206. doi: 10.1093/med/9780199837755.003.0015


Kharitonova, M., & Munakata, Y. (2011). The Role of Representations in Executive Function: Investigating a Developmental Link between Flexibility and Abstraction. Frontiers in Psychology2. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00347

Snyder, H. R., Banich, M. T., & Munakata, Y. (2011). Choosing Our Words: Retrieval and Selection Processes Recruit Shared Neural Substrates in Left Ventrolateral Prefrontal Cortex. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience23(11), 3470–3482. doi: 10.1162/jocn_a_00023

Munakata, Y., Herd, S. A., Chatham, C. H., Depue, B. E., Banich, M. T., & O’Reilly, R. C. (2011). A unified framework for inhibitory control. Trends in Cognitive Sciences15(10), 453–459. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2011.07.011 


Snyder, H. R., Hutchison, N., Nyhus, E., Curran, T., Banich, M. T., Oreilly, R. C., & Munakata, Y. (2010). Neural inhibition enables selection during language processing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences107(38), 16483–16488. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1002291107 [PDF] 

Snyder, H. R., & Munakata, Y. (2010). Becoming self-directed: Abstract representations support endogenous flexibility in children. Cognition116(2), 155–167. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2010.04.007

Shinskey, J. L., & Munakata, Y. (2010). Something old, something new: a developmental transition from familiarity to novelty preferences with hidden objects. Developmental Science13(2), 378–384. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2009.00899.x


Kharitonova, M., Chien, S., Colunga, E., & Munakata, Y. (2009). More than a matter of getting ‘unstuck’: flexible thinkers use more abstract representations than perseverators. Developmental Science12(4), 662–669. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2008.00799.x  

Blackwell, K. A., Cepeda, N. J., & Munakata, Y. (2009). When simple things are meaningful: Working memory strength predicts children’s cognitive flexibility. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology103(2), 241–249. doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2009.01.002

Chatham, C. H., Frank, M. J., & Munakata, Y. (2009). Pupillometric and behavioral markers of a developmental shift in the temporal dynamics of cognitive control. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences106(14), 5529–5533. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0810002106 [PDF] 
Morton, J. B. and Munakata, Y. (2009). Connectionist approaches to perseveration: Understanding universal and task-specific aspects of children’s behavior. In J. P. Spencer, M. Thomas, & J. L. McClelland (Eds.) Toward a Unified Theory of Development: Connectionism and Dynamic Systems Theory Re-Considered, Oxford University Press, pp. 141-164. 


Munakata, Y., Stedron, J., Chatham, C., & Khatritonova, M. (2008). Neural Network Models of Cognitive Development. Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. doi: 10.7551/mitpress/7437.003.0027

Snyder, H. R., & Munakata, Y. (2008). So many options, so little time: The roles of association and competition in underdetermined responding. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review15(6), 1083–1088. doi: 10.3758/pbr.15.6.1083


Cepeda, N. J., & Munakata, Y. (2007). Why do children perseverate when they seem to know better: Graded working memory, or directed inhibition? Psychonomic Bulletin & Review14(6), 1058–1065. doi: 10.3758/bf03193091 [PDF]

Munakata, Y., Morton, J. B., & Oreilly, R. C. (2007). Developmental and Computational Approaches to Variation in Working Memory. Variation in Working Memory, 162–193. doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168648.003.0007 


Yerys, B. E., & Munakata, Y. (2006). When Labels Hurt but Novelty Helps: Childrens Perseveration and Flexibility in a Card-Sorting Task. Child Development77(6), 1589–1607. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2006.00961.x

Oreilly, R. C., & Munakata, Y. (2006). Computational Neuroscience: From Biology to Cognition. Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. doi: 10.1002/0470018860.s00051

Brace, J. J., Morton, J. B., & Munakata, Y. (2006). When Actions Speak Louder Than Words. Psychological Science17(8), 665–669. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2006.01763.x

Munakata, Y. (2006). Information Processing Approaches to Development. Handbook of Child Psychology. doi: 10.1002/9780470147658.chpsy0210

Plunkett, K., Munakata , Y., & Johnson, M. (2006). Learning how to be flexible with words (pp. 234–250). Oxford University Press.


Shinskey, J. L., & Munakata, Y. (2005). Familiarity Breeds Searching: Infants Reverse Their Novelty Preferences When Reaching for Hidden Objects. Psychological Science16(8), 596–600. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2005.01581.x\\ [PDF]

Morton, J. B., & Munakata, Y. (2005). Whats the Difference? Contrasting Modular and Neural Network Approaches to Understanding Developmental Variability. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics26(2), 128–139. doi: 10.1097/00004703-200504000-00010

Stedron, J. M., Sahni, S. D., & Munakata, Y. (2005). Common Mechanisms for Working Memory and Attention: The Case of Perseveration with Visible Solutions. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience17(4), 623–631. doi: 10.1162/0898929053467622

Johnson, M., & Munakata, Y. (2005). Cognitive development: at the crossroads? Trends in Cognitive Sciences9(3), 91–91. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2005.01.010

Johnson, M., & Munakata, Y. (2005). Processes of change in brain and cognitive development. Trends in Cognitive Sciences9(3), 152–158. doi: 10.1016/j.tics.2005.01.009

Stedron, J. M., Sahni, S. D., & Munakata, Y. (2005). Common Mechanisms for Working Memory and Attention: The Case of Perseveration with Visible Solutions. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience17(4), 623–631. doi: 10.1162/0898929053467622 [PDF]

Johnson, M. H., & Munakata, Y. (2005). The importance of variability for learning. Trends in Cognitive Sciences3(9), 152–158.


Munakata, Y., & Pfaffly, J. (2004). Hebbian learning and development. Developmental Science7(2), 141–148. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2004.00331.x [PDF]

Munakata, Y. (2004). Computational cognitive neuroscience of early memory development. Developmental Review24(1), 133–153. doi: 10.1016/j.dr.2003.09.008 [PDF] 

Munakata, Y., Casey, B., & Diamond, A. (2004). Developmental cognitive neuroscience: progress and potential. Trends in Cognitive Sciences8(3), 122–128. doi: 0510.1016/j.tics.2004.01.005 [PDF]


Munakata, Y., Morton, J. B., & Yerys, B. E. (2003). Childrens perseveration: attentional inertia and alternative accounts. Developmental Science6(5), 471–473. doi: 10.1111/1467-7687.00302

Munakata, Y., & Mcclelland, J. L. (2003). Connectionist models of development. Developmental Science6(4), 413–429. doi: 10.1111/1467-7687.00296 [PDF]

Luo, Y., Baillargeon, R., Brueckner, L., & Munakata, Y. (2003). Reasoning about a hidden object after a delay: Evidence for robust representations in 5-month-old infants. Cognition88(3). doi: 10.1016/s0010-0277(03)00045-3

Shinskey, J. L., & Munakata, Y. (2003). Are infants in the dark about hidden objects? Developmental Science6(3), 273–282. doi: 10.1111/1467-7687.00283

Oreilly, R. C., & Munakata, Y. (2003). Psychological Function in Computational Models of Neural Networks. Handbook of Psychology. doi: 10.1002/0471264385.wei0322

Munakata, Y., & O'Reilly, R. (2003). Developmental and computational neuroscience approaches to cognition: The case of generalization. Cognitive Studies10(1), 76–92.  [PDF]

Munakata, Y., Morton, B., & Stern, J. (2003). The role of prefrontal cortex in perseveration: Developmental and computational explorations. Connectionist Models of Development, 83–114.


Munakata, Y., Edgin, J. O., & Stedron, J. M. (2002). The best is yet to come: The promise of models of developmental disorders. Behavioral and Brain Sciences25(6), 765–766. doi: 10.1017/s0140525x02370134 [PDF] 

Morton, J. B., & Munakata, Y. (2002). Are you listening? Exploring a developmental knowledge-action dissociation in a speech interpretation task. Developmental Science5(4), 435–440. doi: 10.1111/1467-7687.00238

Munakata, Y., & Stedron, J. M. (2002). Modeling infants perception of object unity: what have we learned? Developmental Science5(2), 176–178. doi: 10.1111/1467-7687.00218_3 [PDF] 

Munakata, Y., Bauer, D., Stackhouse, T., Landgraf, L., & Huddleston, J. (2002). Rich interpretation vs. deflationary accounts in cognitive development: the case of means-end skills in 7-month-old infants. Cognition83(3). doi: 10.1016/s0010-0277(02)00007-0 [PDF] 

Casey, B. J., & Munakata, Y. (2002). Converging methods in developmental science: An introduction. Developmental Psychobiology40(3), 197–199. doi: 10.1002/dev.10026

Morton, J. B., & Munakata, Y. (2002). Active versus latent representations: A neural network model of perseveration, dissociation, and decalage. Developmental Psychobiology40(3), 255–265. doi: 10.1002/dev.10033 [PDF]

Munakata, Y., & Stedron, J. (2002). Memory for hidden objects in early infancy: Behavior, theory, and neural network simulation. In Progress in Infancy Research(pp. 51–96). Psychology Press.  

Johnson, M. H., Munakata, Y., & Gilmore, R. O. (2002). Brain development and cognition: a reader. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers.
O’Reilly, R.C. & Munakata, Y. (2002). Computational neuroscience and cognitive modeling. In Nadel, L. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Cognitive Sciences, London: Macmillan. 
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Munakata, Y., Sahni, S.D., & Yerys, B.E. (2001). An embodied theory in search of a body: Challenges for a dynamic systems model of infant perseveration. Brain and Behavioral Sciences, 24, 56-57. 

Shinskey, J. L., & Munakata, Y. (2001). Detecting Transparent Barriers: Clear Evidence Against the Means-End Deficit Account of Search Failures. Infancy2(3), 395–404. doi: 10.1207/s15327078in0203_7 [PDF] 

Munakata, Y., & Yerys, B. E. (2001). All Together Now: When Dissociations Between Knowledge and Action Disappear. Psychological Science12(4), 335–337. doi: 10.1111/1467-9280.00361 [PDF] 

Munakata, Y. (2001). Graded representations in behavioral dissociations. Trends in Cognitive Sciences5(7), 309–315. doi: 10.1016/s1364-6613(00)01682-x [PDF]

Munakata, Y. (2001). Task-dependency in infant behavior: Toward an understanding of the processes underlying cognitive development. In Emerging Cognitive Abilities in Early Infancy(pp. 29–52). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 

Munakata, Y., Santos, L. R., Spelke, E. S., Hauser, M. D., & Oreilly, R. C. (2001). Visual Representation in the Wild: How Rhesus Monkeys Parse Objects. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience13(1), 44–58. doi: 10.1162/089892901564162 [PDF]


Munakata, Y. (2000). Challenges to the Violation-of-Expectation Paradigm: Throwing the Conceptual Baby Out With the Perceptual Processing Bathwater? Infancy1(4), 471–477. doi: 10.1207/s15327078in0104_7 [PDF] 

OReilly, R. C., Munakata, Y., & McClelland, J. L. (2000). Computational explorations in cognitive neuroscience: understanding the mind by simulating the brain. Cambridge, MA: The Mit Press. 


Munakata, Y. (1998). Infant perseveration: Rethinking data, theory, and the role of modelling. Developmental Science1(2), 205–211. doi: 10.1111/1467-7687.0003

Munakata, Y. (1998). Infant perseveration and implications for object permanence theories: A PDP model of the A B task. Developmental Science1(2), 161–184. doi: 10.1111/1467-7687.00021 [PDF]


Munakata, Y., Mcclelland, J. L., Johnson, M. H., & Siegler, R. S. (1997). Rethinking infant knowledge: Toward an adaptive process account of successes and failures in object permanence tasks. Psychological Review104(4), 686–713. doi: 10.1037//0033-295x.104.4.686 [PDF]

Munakata, Y. (1997). Perseverative reaching in infancy: The roles of hidden toys and motor history in the AB task. Infant Behavior and Development20(3), 405–416. doi: 10.1016/s0163-6383(97)90011-4

Ledgerwood, A., Hudson, S., Lewis, N. A., Jr, Maddox, K. B., Pickett, C. L., Remedios, J. D., Cheryan, S., Diekman, A. B., Dutra, N. B., Goh, J. X., Goodwin, S. A., Munakata, Y., Navarro, D. J., Onyeador, I. N., Srivastava, S., & Wilkins, C. L. (2022). The Pandemic as a Portal: Reimagining Psychological Science as Truly Open and Inclusive. Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, 17456916211036654. Advance online publication.