Publications


Books


Bjorklund, D. F. (2012). Children’s thinking: Cognitive development and individual differences (fifth edition). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. (Earlier editions published in 1989, 1995, 2000, and 2005.)

Bjorklund, D. F., and Hernández Blasi, C. (2012). Child and adolescent development: An integrative approach. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Bjorklund, D. F. (2007). Why youth is not wasted on the young: Immaturity in human development. Malden, MA: Blackwell. [Translated into Dutch: Neem de tijd voor de kindertijd, 2009; translated in Korean, 아이들은 왜 느리게 자랄까 - 행복한 책가게, 2010]

Ellis, B. J., and Bjorklund, D. F. (Eds.) (2005). Origins of the social mind: Evolutionary psychology and child development. New York: Guilford.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Pellegrini, A. D. (2002). The origins of human nature: Evolutionary developmental psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Bjorklund, D. F. (Ed.) (2000). False-memory creation in children and adults: Theory, research, and implications. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Pellegrini, A. D., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1998). Applied child study: A developmental approach (third edition). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Bjorklund, B. R. (1992). Looking at children: An introduction to child development. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Bjorklund, D. F. (Ed.) (1990). Children's strategies: Contemporary views of cognitive development. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.


Journal Articles and Book Chapters


In press

Bjorklund, D. F. (in press). Cognitive development: An overview. To appear in P. D. Zelazo (Ed.), Oxford handbook of developmental psychology. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Hawley, P. H. (in press). Aggression grows up: Looking through an evolutionary developmental lens to understand the causes and consequences of human aggression. Submitted to T. K. Shackelford & R. D. Hansen (Eds.), Evolution of violence. New York: Springer.

Bjorklund, D. F., and King, A. C. (in press). Human parenting from an evolutionary perspective. To appear in W. B. Wilcox & K. Kline (Eds.). Gender and parenthood: Natural and social scientific perspectives. New York: Columbia University Press.

Bjorklund, F. F., and Sellers, P. D. II. (in press). Memory development in evolutionary perspective. To appear in P. Bauer & Fivush (Eds.). Wiley-Blackwell-handbook on the development of children's memory. New York: Wiley-Blackwell.

Machluf, K., and Bjorklund, D. F. Evolutionary developmental psychology: Theory and application. (in press). To appear in J. D. Wright (Ed.), International encyclopedia of the social and behavioral sciences (2nd ed.). Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

Sellers, P. D. II, and Bjorklund, D. F. (in press). The development of adaptive memory. To appear in B. L. Schwartz, M L. Howe, M. P. Toglia, & H. Otgaar (Eds.). What’s adaptive about adaptive memory? New York: Oxford University Press.


2011-2012


Ellis, B. J., and Bjorklund, D. F. (Eds.) (2012). Beyond mental health: An evolutionary analysis of development under risky and supportive environmental conditions: Introduction to Special Section. Developmental Psychology, 48, 591-597.

Gardiner, A., Bjorklund, D. F., Greif, M. L., and Gray, S. K. (2012). Choosing and using tools: Prior experience and task difficulty influence preschoolers’ tool-use strategies. Cognitive Development, 27, 240-254.

Greve, W., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2012). Evolutionäre Grundlagen (Evolutionary foundations). In W. Schneider & U. Lindenberger (Eds). Entwicklungspsychologie (Developmental Psychology), (7th edition). Weinheim: Beltz.

Laursen, B., Denissen, J., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2012). Event frequency measurement. In B. Laursen, T. Little, & N. Card (Eds.), Handbook of developmental research methods (pp. 65-81). San Francisco: Sage.

Periss, V., Hernández Blasi, C., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2012). Cognitive “babyness”: Developmental differences in the power of young children’s supernatural thinking to influence positive and negative affect. Developmental Psychology, 48, 1203-1214.

Bjorklund, D. F. (2011). You’ve come a long way, baby: Evolutionary developmental psychology. The Evolutionary Review: Art, Science, Culture, 2, 10-20.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Gardiner, A. K. (2011). Object play and tool use: Developmental and evolutionary perspectives. In A. D. Pellegrini (Ed.), Oxford handbook of play (pp. 153-171). Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Sellers, P. D., II. (2011). The evolved child: Adapted to family life. In S. C. Roberts (Ed.), Applied evolutionary psychology (pp. 55-77). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Pellegrini, A. D. (2011). Evolutionary perspectives on social development. In P. K. Smith & C. Hart, Handbook of childhood social development (2nd Ed.) (pp. 64-81). London: Blackwell.

Causey, K., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2011). The evolution of cognition. In V. Swami (Ed.), Evolutionary psychology: A critical reader (pp. 32-71). London: British Psychological Society.

Gardiner, A., Greif, M., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2011). Guided by intention: Preschoolers’ imitation reflects inferences of causation. Journal of Cognition and Development, 12, 355-373.

Periss, V., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2011) Trials and tribulations of childhood: An evolutionary perspective. In C. Salmon & T. Shackelford (Eds.) Oxford handbook of evolutionary family psychology (pp. 149-168). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

2010-2009


Bjorklund, D. F. (2010). Development matters. A review of Melvin Konner (2010). The evolution of childhood: Relationships, emotions, mind. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press. American Journal of Human Biology, 22, 853-854.

Bjorklund, D. F. (2010). Remembering on their own: The development of strategic memory. In H-P. Trolldenier, W. Lenhard, & P. Marx (Eds). Das Gedächtnis entwickeln: Entwicklungs- und pädagogisch-psychologische Forschungen zum Gedächtnis (The development of memory: Research on memory in the fields of developmental and educational psychology). Goettingen, Germany: Hogrefe Verlag.

Bjorklund, D. F. (2010). The interactive roles of attachment, morality, and identity in the development of criminal behavior: A review of William M. Harmening (2010). The criminal triad: Psychosocial development of the criminal personality type. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, 12, 303-304.

Bjorklund, D. F., Causey, K., and Periss, V. (2010). The evolution and development of human social cognition. In P. Kappeler & J. Silk (Eds.), Mind the gap: Tracing the origins of human universals (pp. 351-371). Berlin: Springer Verlag.

Bjorklund, D. F., Hernández Blasi, C., and Periss, V. (2010). Lorenz revisited: The adaptive nature of children’s supernatural thinking. Human Nature, 21, 371-392.

King, A. C., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2010). Evolutionary developmental psychology. Psicothema, 22, 22-27.

Miller, H. B., Miller, L., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2010). Helping military children cope with parental deployment: Role of attachment theory and recommendations for mental health clinicians and counselors. International Journal of Emergency Mental Health, 12, 231-235.

Bender, C. E., Herzing, D. L., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2009). Evidence of teaching in Atlantic Spotted Dolphins (Stenella frontalis) by mother dolphins foraging in the presence of their calves. Animal Cognition, 12, 43-53.

Bjorklund, D. F., Dukes, C., and Brown, R. D. (2009). The development of memory strategies. In M. Courage & N. Cowan (Eds.), The development of memory in infancy and childhood (pp. 145-175). Hove East Sussex, UK: Psychology Press.

Bjorklund, D. F., Grotuss, J., and Csinady, A. (2009). Maternal effects, social cognitive development, and the evolution of human intelligence (pp. 292-321). In D. Maestripieri & J. Mateo (Eds.), Maternal effects in mammals. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Bjorklund, D. F., Periss, V., and Causey, K. (2009). The benefits of youth. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 6, 120-137.

Bjorklund, D. F., Periss, V., and Causey, K. (2009). Elucidating the mechanisms of human development: A reply to Dubas. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 6, 146-152. Gardiner, A. K., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2009). Development, evolution, and the emergence of novel behavior. In B. Meyers (Ed.), Encyclopedia of complexity and system science. A. Nowak (Vol. Ed.) Applications of physics and mathematics to social science (pp. 1916-1931). Springer: Heidelberg, Germany.

Greve, W., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2009). The Nestor Effect: Extending evolutionary developmental psychology to a lifespan perspective. Developmental Review, 29, 163-179.

Schwenck, C., Bjorklund, D. F., and Schneider, W. (2009). Developmental and individual differences in young children’s use and maintenance of a selective memory strategy. Developmental Psychology, 45, 1034-1050.

2008 and earlier


> Causey, K., Gardiner, A., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2008). Evolutionary developmental psychology and the role of plasticity in ontogeny and phylogeny. Psychological Inquiry, 19, 27-30.

Dukes, C., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2008). Cross-sectional designs. In E. M. Anderman & L. Anderman (Eds.), Psychology of classroom learning: An encyclopedia. Cengage Learning: Farmington Hills, MI.

Hernández Blasi, C., Gardiner, A., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2008). When development matters: From evolutionary psychology to evolutionary developmental psychology. Anuario de Psicología, 39, 177-192.

Hernández Blasi, C., and Bjorklund, D. F. (Eds.) (2008). Evolutionary developmental psychology: Re-searching the roots of development. Anuario de Psicología, 39, 173-175.

Bering, J. M., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2007). The serpent’s gift: Evolutionary psychology and consciousness. In P. D. Zelazo, M. Moscovitch, & E. Thompson, E. (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of consciousness (595-627). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Bjorklund, D. F. (2007). Continuing the tradition. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 97, 245.

Bjorklund, D. F. (2007). The most educable of species. In J. S. Carlson and J. R. Levin (Eds.), Psychological perspectives on contemporary educational issues (pp. 119-129). Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing.

Bjorklund, D. F., Ellis, B. J., and Rosenberg, J. S. (2007). Evolved probabilistic cognitive mechanisms: An evolutionary approach to gene × environment × development. In R. V. Kail (Ed.), Advances in child development and behavior, Vol. 35 (pp. 1-39). Oxford: Elsevier.

Gardiner, A., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2007). All in the family: An evolutionary developmental perspective. In C. Salmon & T. S. Shackelford (Eds.), Family relationships: An evolutionary perspective (pp. 337-358). New York: Oxford University Press.

Grotuss, J., Bjorklund, D. F., Csinady, A. (2007). Evolutionary developmental psychology: Developing human nature. Acta Psychologica Sinica, 39, 439-453.

Hernández Blasi, C., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2007). On the role of consciousness in memory development. In Pons, F. & Doudin, P. A. (Eds.). La conscience chez l´enfant et chez l´élève (Consciousness in children and pupils) (pp. 81-106). Quebec University Press, Canada.

Schwenck, C., Bjorkund, D. F., and Schneider, W. (2007). Factors influencing the incidence of utilization deficiencies and other patterns of recall/strategy-use relations in a strategic memory task. Child Development, 78, 1771-1787.

Shin, H-E., Bjorklund, D. F., and Beck, E. F. (2007). The adaptive nature of children’s overestimation in a strategic memory task. Cognitive Development, 22, 197-212.

Bjorklund, D. F. (2006). Mother knows best: Epigenetic inheritance, maternal effects, and the evolution of human intelligence. Developmental Review, 26, 213-242.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Grotuss, J. (2006). The role of developmental immaturity and plasticity in evolution. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 29, 281-282.

Murphy, S. M., Vallacher, R. R., Shackelford, T. K., Bjorklund, D. F., and Yunger, J. L. (2006). Relationship experience as a predictor of romantic jealousy. Personality and Individual Differences, 40, 761-769.

Bering, J. M., Hernández Blasi, C., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2005). The development of “afterlife” beliefs in religiously and secularly schooled children. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 23, 587-607.

Bjorklund, D. F., Cormier, C., and Rosenberg, J. S. (2005). The evolution of theory of mind: Big brains, social complexity, and inhibition. In W. Schneider, R. Schumann-Hengsteler, & B. Sodian (Eds.), Young children’s cognitive development: Interrelationships among executive functioning, working memory, verbal ability and theory of mind (pp. 147-174). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Ellis, B. J. (2005). Evolutionary psychology and child development: An emerging synthesis. In B. J. Ellis, & D. F. Bjorklund (Eds.). Origins of the social mind: Evolutionary psychology and child development (pp. 3-18). New York: Guilford.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Hernández Blasi, C. (2005). Evolutionary developmental psychology. In D. Buss (Ed.), Evolutionary psychology handbook (pp. 828-850). New York: Wiley.

Bjorklund, D. F. and Rosenberg, J. S. (2005). The role of developmental plasticity in the evolution of human cognition. In B. J. Ellis, & D. F. Bjorklund (Eds.). Origins of the social mind: Evolutionary psychology and child development (pp. 45-75). New York: Guilford.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Schneider, W. (2005). Ursprung, veranderung und stabilitat der intelligenz im kindesalter: Entwicklundspsychologische perspectiven. (The establishment, maintenance, and stability of intelligence in children: A developmental psychological perspective.) In W. Schneider & B. Sodian (Eds.) Enzyklopädie der Psychologie, Serie Entwicklungpsychologie, Band 2: Kognitive Entwicklung. (pp. 767-818). (Encyclopedia of psychology, Developmental psychology series, Vol. 2, Cognitive development.) Göttingen: Hogrefe.

Gredlein, J. M., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2005). Sex differences in young children’s use of tools in a problem-solving task: The role of object-oriented play. Human Nature, 16, 211-232.

Green, C. E., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2005). Deferred imitation. In N. J. Salkind (Ed.), The encyclopedia of human development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Weekes-Shackelford, V., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2005). Evolutionary developmental psychology. In C. Fisher & R. M. Lerner (Eds.) Encyclopedia of applied developmental science (pp. 428-431). Medford, MA: Tufts University Press.

Bering, J. M., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2004). The natural emergence of afterlife reasoning as a developmental regularity. Developmental Psychology, 40, 217-233.

Bjorklund, D. F. (Ed.) (2004). Memory development in the new millennium: Introduction to the special issue. Developmental Review, 24, 343-346.

Bjorklund, D. F., Hubertz, M. J., and Reubens, A. C. (2004). Young children’s arithmetic strategies in social context: How parents contribute to children’s strategy development while playing games. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 28, 347-357.

Pellegrini, A. D., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2004). The ontogeny and phylogeny of children’s object and fantasy play. Human Nature, 15, 23-43.

Yunger, J. L., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2004). An assessment of generalization of imitation in two enculturated orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 118, 242-246.

Bjorklund, D. F. (2003). Evolutionary psychology from a developmental systems perspective: Comment on Lickliter and Honeycutt (2003). Psychological Bulletin, 129, 836-841.

Bjorklund, D. F. (2003). It’s not all in your genes: Life from a developmental systems perspective. (Review of: Moore, David S. (2001). The dependent gene: The fallacy of “nature vs. nurture”. New York: W. H. Freeman). American Journal of Psychology, 116, 307-315.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Bering, J. M. (2003). A note on the development of deferred imitation in enculturated juvenile chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Developmental Review, 23, 389-412.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Bering, J. M. (2003). Big brains, slow development, and social complexity: The developmental and evolutionary origins of social cognition. In M. Brüne, H. Ribbert, & W. Schiefenhövel (Eds.). The social brain: Evolutionary aspects of development and pathology (pp. 133-151). Wiley. New York.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Hernández Blasi, C. (2003). Evolutionary developmental psychology: Introduction to the special issue. Infancia y Aprendizaje, 26, 261-265.

Bjorklund, D. F., Schneider, W., and Hernández Blasi, C. (2003). Memory. In J. Levin (Section Ed.) Encyclopedia of cognitive sciences, Vol. 2, 1059-1065. London: Macmillan.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Smith, P. K. (Eds.) (2003). Evolutionary developmental psychology: Introduction to the special issue. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 85, 195-198.

Hernández Blasi, C., Bering, J. M., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2003). Psicología Evolucionista del Desarrollo: Contemplando la ontogénesis humana desde los ojos del evolucionismo (Evolutionary developmental psychology: Viewing human ontogeny through the eyes of evolutionary theory.) Infancia y Aprendizaje, 26, 267-285.

Hernández Blasi, C., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2003). Evolutionary developmental psychology: A new tool for better understanding human ontogeny. Human Development, 46, 259-281.

Hernández Blasi, C., Bjorklund, D. F., and Soto, P. (2003). Effects of knowledge base manipulation on children’s recall. Estudios de Psicologia, 24, 91-100

Schneider, W., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2003). Memory and knowledge development. In J. Valsiner & K. Connolly (Eds.), Handbook of developmental psychology (pp. 370-403). London: Sage.

Bjorklund, D. F. (2002). Memory, strategies, knowledge, and evolution: The evolution of a developmentalist. In D. J. Lewkowicz & R. Lickliter (Eds.), Conceptions of development: Lessons from the laboratory (pp. 201-230). New York: Psychology Press.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Bering, J. M. (2002). The evolved child: Applying evolutionary developmental psychology to modern schooling. Learning and Individual Differences, 12, 1-27.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Bering, J. M. (2002). Milestones in development. In N. J. Salkind (Eds.), Macmillan Psychology Reference Series, Vol. 1: Child development (pp. 272-275). New York: Macmillan Reference USA.

Bjorklund, D. F., Brown, R. D., and Bjorklund, B. R. (2002). Children’s eyewitness memory: Changing reports and changing representations. In P. Graf & N. Ohta (Eds.), Lifespan memory development (pp. 101-126). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Kipp, K. (2002). Social cognition, inhibition, and theory of mind: The evolution of human intelligence. In R. J. Sternberg & J. C. Kaufman (Eds.), The evolution of intelligence (pp. 27-53). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Pellegrini, A. D. (2002). Evolutionary perspectives on social development. In P. K. Smith & C. Hart, Handbook of childhood social development (pp. 44-59). London: Blackwell.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Rosenblum, K. E. (2002). Context effects in children’s selection and use of simple arithmetic strategies. Journal of Cognition and Development, 3, 225-242.

Bjorklund, D. F., Yunger, J. L., and Pellegrini, A. D. (2002). The evolution of parenting and evolutionary approaches to childrearing. In M. Bornstein (Ed.), Handbook of parenting (2nd edition), Vol. 1, The biology of parenting (pp. 3-30). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Bjorklund, D. F., Yunger, J. L., Bering, J. M., and Ragan, P. (2002). The generalization of deferred imitation in enculturated chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Animal Cognition, 5, 49-58.

Roebers, C. M., Bjorklund, D. F., Schneider, W., and Cassel, W. S. (2002). Differences and similarities in event recall and suggestibility between children and adults in Germany and the United States. Experimental Psychology, 49, 1-9.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Rosenblum, K. E. (2001). Children's use of multiple and variable addition strategies in a game context. Developmental Science, 4, 183-193.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Yunger, J. L. (2001). Evolutionary developmental psychology: A useful framework for evaluating the evolution of parenting. Parenting: Science and Practice, 1, 63-66.

Hernández Blasi, C., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2001). El desarrollo de la memoria: Avances significativos y nuevos desafíos. (Memory development: Accomplishments of the past and directions for the future). Infancia y Aprendizaje, 24, 233-254.

Bering, J. M., Bjorklund, D. F., and Ragan, P. (2000). Deferred imitation of object-related actions in human-reared juvenile chimpanzees and orangutans. Developmental Psychobiology, 36, 218-232.

Bjorklund, D. F., Bering, J. M., and Ragan, P. (2000). A two-year longitudinal study of deferred imitation of object manipulation in a juvenile chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) and orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus). Developmental Psychobiology, 37, 229-237.

Bjorklund, D. F., Cassel, W. S., Bjorklund, B. R., Brown, R. D., Park, C., Ernst, K. & Owens, F. A. (2000). Social demand characteristics in children's eyewitness memory and suggestibility: The effect of different interviewers on subsequent free recall and recognition. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 14, 421-433.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Pellegrini, A. D. (2000). Child development and evolutionary psychology. Child Development, 71, 1687-1708.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Rosenblum, K. (2000). Cognition in middle childhood. In A. E. Kazdin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of psychology, Vol. 6 (pp. 152-158). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Brown, R. D., Goldstein, E.,and Bjorklund, D. F. (2000). The history and zeitgeist of the repressed/false-memory debate: Scientific and sociological perspectives on suggestibility and childhood-memory. In D. F. Bjorklund (Ed.), False-memory creation in children and adults: Theory, research, and implications (pp. 1-30). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Geary, D. C., and Bjorklund, D. F. (2000). Evolutionary developmental psychology. Child Development, 71, 57-65.

Bjorklund, D. F. (1999). What individual differences can teach us about developmental function, and vice versa. In F. E. Weinert & W. Schneider (Ed.), Individual development from 3 to 12: Findings from the Munich Longitudinal Study (pp. 29-37). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Shackelford, T. K. (1999). Differences in parental investment contribute to important differences between men and women. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 8, 86-89. [Reprinted in B. M. Jubilan (Ed.) (2001), Biopsychology, 5th ed. (pp. 109-111). New York: McGraw-Hill; and In T. Fisher & J. McNulty (Eds.), Current directions in human sexuality and intimate relationships. New York: Allyn & Bacon].

Bjorklund, D. F., Bjorklund, B. R., Brown, R. D., and Cassel, W. S. (1998). Children's susceptibility to repeated questions: How misinformation changes children's answers and their minds. Applied Developmental Science, 2, 99-111.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Brown, R. D. (1998). Physical play and cognitive development: Integrating activity, cognition, and education. Child Development, 69, 604-606.

Brown, R. D., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1998). The biologizing of cognition, development, and education: Approach with cautious enthusiasm. Educational Psychology Review, 10, 355-373.

Coyle, T. R., Read, L. E., Gaultney, J. F., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1998). Giftedness and variability in strategic processing on a multitrial memory task: Evidence for stability in gifted cognition. Learning and Individual Differences,10, 273-290.

Gaultney, J. F., Bjorklund, D. F. , and Goldstein, D. (1998). What is the source of gifted memory abilities? Quest, 9 (No. 1), 2-5.

Hock, H. S., Park, C. L., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1998). Temporal organization in children’s strategy formation. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 70, 187-206.

Miller, P. H., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1998). Contemplating fuzzy-trace theory: The gist of it. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 71, 184-193.

Schneider, W., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1998). Memory. In D. Kuhn and R. S. Siegler (Eds.), Cognitive, language, and perceptual development, Vol. 2 (pp. 467-521). In W. Damon (General Editor), Handbook of child psychology (5th Ed.). New York: Wiley.

Bjorklund, D. F. (1997). In search of a metatheory for cognitive development (or, Piaget is dead and I don't feel so good myself). Child Development, 68, 144-148.

Bjorklund, D. F. (1997). The role of immaturity in human development. Psychological Bulletin, 122, 153-169.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Cassel, W. S. (1997). Childhood. In L. J. Saha (Eds.), International encyclopedia of sociology of education. Oxford: Elsevier.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Douglas, R N. (1997). The development of memory strategies. In N. Cowan (Ed.), The development of memory in childhood (pp. 201-246). Hove East Sussex, UK: Psychology Press.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Miller, P. H. (Eds.) (1997). New themes in strategy development. Special Issue of Developmental Review , 17, 407-410.

Bjorklund, D. F., Miller, P. H., Coyle, T. R., and Slawinski, J. L. (1997). Instructing children to use memory strategies: Evidence of utilization deficiencies in memory training studies. Developmental Review , 17, 411-442.

Coyle, T. R., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1997). Age differences in, and consequences of, multiple- and variable strategy use on a multitrial sort-recall task. Developmental Psychology, 33, 372-380.

Pellegrini, A. D., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1997). The role of recess in children's cognitive performance. Educational Psychologist, 32, 35-40.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Cassel, W. S. (1996). Childhood. In E. De Corte & F. E. Weinert (Eds.), International encyclopedia of developmental and instructional psychology (pp. 125-130). Oxford: Elsevier.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Kipp, K. (1996). Parental investment theory and gender differences in the evolution of inhibition mechanisms. Psychological Bulletin, 120, 163-188.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Schneider, W. (1996). The interaction of knowledge, aptitudes, and strategies in children’s memory performance. In H. W. Reese (Ed.), Advances in child development and behavior, Vol. 26 (pp. 59-89). San Diego: Academic Press.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Schwartz, R. (1996). The adaptive nature of developmental immaturity: Implications for language acquisition and language disabilities. In M. Smith & J. Damico (Eds.), Childhood language disorders (pp. 17-40). New York: Thieme Medical Publishers.

Cassel, W. S., Roebers, C. E. M., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1996). Developmental patterns of eyewitness responses to increasingly suggestive questions. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 61, 116-133.

Coyle, T. R., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1996). The development of strategic memory: A modified microgenetic assessment of utilization deficiencies. Cognitive Development, 11, 295-314.

Gaultney, J. F., Bjorklund, D. F., and Goldstein, D. (1996). To be young, gifted, and strategic: Advantages for memory performance. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 61, 43-66.

Pellegrini, A. D., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1996). The place of recess in school: Issues in the role of recess in children's education and development: An introduction to the theme of the Special Issue. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 11, 5-13.

Schneider, W., Bjorklund, D. F. and Maier-Brückner, W. (1996). The effects of expertise and IQ on children's memory: When knowledge is, and when it is not enough. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 19, 773-796.

Bjorklund, D. F. (1995). An interim evaluation of fuzzy-trace theory: Cautiousness, confirmation, and consciousness. Learning and Individual Differences, 7, 105-115.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Coyle, T. R. (1995). Utilization deficiencies in the development of memory strategies. In F. E. Weinert & W. Schneider (Eds.), Memory performance and competencies: Issues in growth and development (pp. 161-180). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Harnishfeger, K. K. (1995). The role of inhibition mechanisms in the evolution of human cognition and behavior. In F. N. Dempster & C. J. Brainerd (Eds.), New perspectives on interference and inhibition in cognition (pp. 141-173). New York: Academic Press.

Cassel, W. S., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1995). Developmental patterns of eyewitness memory and suggestibility: An ecologically based short-term longitudinal study. Law & Human Behavior, 19, 507-532.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Cassel, W. S. (1994). Development during childhood. In F. W. Weinert (Ed.), Human Development, in T. Husen & N. Postlewaite (Editors-in-Chief), International encyclopedia of education (2nd Ed.) (pp. 710-706). London: Pergamon.

Bjorklund, D. F., Schneider, W., Cassel, W. S., & Ashley, E. (1994). Training and extension of a memory strategy: Evidence for utilization deficiencies in the acquisition of an organizational strategy in high- and low-IQ children. Child Development, 65, 951-965.

Harnishfeger, K. K., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1994). The development of inhibition mechanisms and their relation to individual differences in children's cognitions. Learning and Individual Differences, 6, 331-355.

Bjorklund, D. F., Gaultney, J. F., and Green, B. L. (1993). "I watch therefore I can do:" The development of meta-imitation over the preschool years and the advantage of optimism in one's imitative skills. In R. Pasnak & M. L. Howe (Eds.) Emerging themes in cognitive development, Vol. II: Competencies (pp. 79-102). New York: Springer-Verlag.

Harnishfeger, K. K., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1993). The ontogeny of inhibition mechanisms: A renewed approach to cognitive development. In M. L. Howe & R. Pasnak (Eds.), Emerging themes in cognitive development, Vol. I: Foundations (pp. 28-49). New York: Springer-Verlag.

Krupski, A., Gaultney, J. F., Malcolm, G., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1993). Learning disabled and nondisabled children's performance on a serial recall task: The facilitating effect of knowledge. Learning and Individual Differences, 5, 199-210.

Bjorklund, D. F., Coyle, T. R., and Gaultney, J. F. (1992). Developmental differences in the acquisition of an organizational strategy: Evidence for the utilization deficiency hypothesis. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 54, 434-448.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Green, B. L. (1992). The adaptive nature of cognitive immaturity. American Psychologist, 47, 46-54.

Bjorklund, D. F., Schneider, W., Harnishfeger, K. K., Cassel, W., Bjorklund, B. R., & Bernholtz, J. E. (1992). The role of IQ, expertise, and motivation in the recall of familiar information. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 17, 340-355.

Gaultney, J. F., Bjorklund, D. F., and Schneider, W. (1992). The role of children's expertise in a strategic memory task. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 17, 244-257.

Schneider, W., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1992). Expertise, aptitude, and strategic remembering. Child Development, 63, 461-473.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Harnishfeger, K. K. (1990). The resources construct in cognitive development: Diverse sources of evidence and a model of inefficient inhibition. Developmental Review, 10, 48-71.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Harnishfeger, K. K. (1990). Children's strategies: Their definition and origins. In D. F. Bjorklund (Ed.), Children's strategies: Contemporary views of cognitive development (pp. 309-323). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Bjorklund, D. F., Muir-Broaddus, J. E., and Schneider, W. (1990). The role of knowledge in the development of children's strategies. In D. F. Bjorklund (Ed.), Children's strategies: Contemporary views of cognitive development (pp. 93-128). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Harnishfeger, K. K., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1990). Memory functioning of gifted and nongifted middle school children. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 15, 346-363.

Harnishfeger, K. K., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1990). Children's strategies: A brief history. In D. F. Bjorklund (Ed.), Children's strategies: Contemporary views of cognitive development (pp. 1-22). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Muir-Broaddus, J. E., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1990). Developmental and individual differences in children's memory strategies: The role of knowledge. In W. Schneider & F. E. Weinert (Eds.), Aptitudes, strategies and knowledge in cognitive performance (pp. 99-116). New York: Springer-Verlag.

Reyna, V. F., Brainerd, C. J., and Bjorklund, D. F. (Eds.) (1990). Limited resource models of cognitive development [Special issue]. Developmental Review, 10.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Buchanan, J. J. (1989). Developmental and knowledge base differences in the acquisition and extension of a memory strategy. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 48, 451-471.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Harnishfeger, K. K. (1989). In defense of resources. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 47, 19-25.

Bjorklund, D. F., (1988). Acquiring a mnemonic: Age and category knowledge effects. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 45, 71-82.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Muir, J. E. (1988). Children's development of free recall memory: Remembering on their own. In R. Vasta (Ed.), Annals of child development, Vol. 5 (pp. 79-123). Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.

Bjorklund, D. F. (1987). A note on neonatal imitation. Developmental Review, 7, 86-92.

Bjorklund, D. F. (1987). How age changes in knowledge base contribute to the development of children's memory: An interpretive review. Developmental Review, 7, 93-130.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Harnishfeger, K. K. (1987). Developmental differences in the mental effort requirements for the use of an organizational strategy in free recall. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 44, 109-125.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Bernholtz, J. E. (1986). The role of knowledge base in the memory performance of good and poor readers. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 41, 367-393.

Schwanenflugel, P. J., Guth, M. E., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1986). A developmental trend in the understanding of concept attribute importance. Child Development, 57, 421-430.

Bjorklund, D. F. (1985). The role of conceptual knowledge in the development of organization in children's memory. In C. J. Brainerd & M. Pressley (Eds.), Basic processes in memory development: Progress in cognitive development research (pp. 103-142). New York: Springer-Verlag.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Bjorklund, B. R. (1985). Organization versus item effects of an elaborated knowledge base on children's memory. Developmental Psychology, 21, 1120-1131.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Jacobs, J. W. (1985). Associative and categorical processes in children's memory: The role of automaticity in the development of organization in free recall. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 39, 599-617.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Weiss, S. C. (1985). The influence of socioeconomic status on children's classification and free recall. Journal of Educational Psychology, 77, 119-128.

Bjorklund, D. F., and de Marchena, M. R. (1984). Developmental shifts in the basis of organization in memory: The role of associative versus categorical relatedness in children's free-recall. Child Development, 55, 952-962.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Jacobs, J. W. (1984). A developmental examination of ratings of associative strength. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments & Computers, 16, 568-569.

Saarnio, D. A., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1984). Children's memory for objects in self-generated scenes. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 30, 287-301.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Thompson, B. E. (1983). Category typicality effects in children's memory performance: Qualitative and quantitative differences in the processing of category information. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 35, 329-344.

Bjorklund, D. F., Thompson, B. E., and Ornstein, P. A. (1983). Developmental trends in children's typicality judgments. Behavior Research Methods and Instrumentation, 15, 350-356.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Zeman, B. R. (1983). The development of organizational strategies in children's recall of familiar information: Using social organization to recall the names of classmates. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 6, 341-353.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Hock, H. S. (1982). Age differences in the temporal locus of memory organization in children's recall. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 32, 347-362.

Bjorklund, D. F., Smith, S. C., and Ornstein, P. A. (1982). Young children's release from proactive interference: The effects of category typicality. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 20, 211-213.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Zeman, B. R. (1982). Children's organization and metamemory awareness in the recall of familiar information. Child Development, 53, 799-810.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Zaken-Greenberg, F. (1981). The effects of differences in classification style on preschool children's memory. Child Development, 52, 888-894.

Greenberg, M. S., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1981). Category typicality in free recall: Effects of feature overlap or differential category encoding? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Learning & Memory, 7, 145-147.

Bjorklund, D. F. (1980). Developmental differences in the timing of children's awareness of category relations in free recall. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 3, 61-70.

Bjorklund, D. F. (1980). Children's identification of category relations in lists presented for recall. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 136, 45-53.

Bjorklund, D. F. (1978). Negative transfer in children's recall of categorized materials. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 26, 299-307.

Bjorklund, D. F., Butter, E. J. and Winges, L. (1978). The facilitative effects of haptic training on children's visual problem solving. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 47, 963-966.

Bjorklund, D. F., Ornstein, P. A., and Haig, J. R. (1977). Developmental differences in organization and recall: Training in the use of organizational techniques. Developmental Psychology, 13, 175-183.

Butter, E. J., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1976). Are two hands better than one? Assessing the information acquired from one- and two-handed haptic exploration of random forms. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 43,115-120.

Bjorklund, D. F., and Butter, E. J. (1973). Can cognitive impulsivity be predicted from classroom behavior? Journal of Genetic Psychology, 123, 185-194.

Butter, E. J., and Bjorklund, D. F. (1973). Investigating the information gathering capabilities of visual and haptic modalities. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 37, 787-793.



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