Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Ussishkin, A., Dawson, C. R., Wedel, A., & Schluter, K. (2015). Auditory masked priming in Maltese spoken word recognition. Language, Cognition And Neuroscience, (ahead-of-print), 1–20. pdf
  2. Gerken, L. A., Dawson, C., Chatila, R., & Tenenbaum, J. (2015). Surprise! Infants consider possible bases of generalization for a single input example. Developmental Science, 18(1), 80–89.
  3. Dawson, C., & Gerken, L. A. (2011). When global structure “Explains Away” local grammar: A Bayesian account of rule-induction in tone sequences. Cognition, 120(3), 350–359. pdf
  4. Dawson, C. R., & Gerken, L. A. (2009). From domain-generality to domain-sensitivity: 4-Month-olds learn an abstract repetition rule in music that 7-month-olds do not. Cognition, 111(3), 378–382. pdf

Peer-Reviewed Papers in Conference Proceedings

  1. Brau, E., Dawson, C., Carrillo, A., Sidi, D., & Morrison, C. T. (2016). Bayesian Inference of Recursive Sequences of Group Activities from Tracks. ArXiv Preprint ArXiv:1604.06970. pdf
  2. Dawson, C. R., Wright, J., Rebguns, A., Escárcega, M. V., Fried, D., & Cohen, P. R. (2013). A generative probabilistic framework for learning spatial language. In 2013 IEEE Third Joint International Conference on Development and Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL) (pp. 1–8). pdf
  3. Brau, E., Guan, J., Simek, K., Del Pero, L., Dawson, C. R., & Barnard, K. (2013). Bayesian 3D Tracking from monocular video. In 2013 IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) (pp. 3368–3375). pdf
  4. Dawson, C. R., & Gerken, L. A. (2010). The Role of ’Explaining Away’ in Human Abstract Rule Induction. In Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting of The Cognitive Science Society (pp. 79–84). pdf
  5. Dawson, C. R., & Gerken, L. A. (2006). Differential processing of language and music learned during development. In Proceedings of the 31st Boston University Conference on Language Development (pp. 153–159).
  6. Dawson, C. R., & Gerken, L. A. (2006). 4-month-olds learn an algebraic pattern in music that 7.5-month-olds do not. In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Meeting of The Cognitive Science Society. pdf

Book Chapters

  1. Gerken, L. A., & Dawson, C. R. Grammar learning as model building. In T. Mintz (Ed.), Current Trends in Statistical Approaches to Language. Oxford, UK: Psychology Press. pdf
  2. Dawson, C. R., & Gerken, L. A. (2012). Rational constructivism in cognitive development. In T. Kushnir & F. Xu (Eds.), Rational constructivism in cognitive development (Vol. 43, pp. 95–124). Academic Press. pdf