Publications & Refereed Conference Proceedings

Joo, S., Yousif, S.R., and Knobe, J. (2021). Teleology beyond explanation. Mind & Language. [Also available here]

Joo, S., Yousif, S. R., and Keil, F. C. (2021). What is a 'mechanism'? A distinction between two sub-types of mechanistic explanations. Proceedings of the 434d Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Vienna, Austria: Cognitive Science Society. [PDF]

Joo, S., Yousif, S. R., and Keil, F. C. (2020). Implicit questions shape information preferences. Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Toronto, ON: Cognitive Science Society. [PDF]

Ahl, R.E., DeAngelis, E., Stephenson, A., Joo, S., and Keil, F.C. (2018). It’s complicated: Children identify relevant information about causal complexity. Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. [PDF]

Manuscripts

Joo, S., Yousif, S.R., and Keil, F.C. (Under review). Understanding ‘Why’: How implicit questions shape explanation preferences. [Preprint available]

Joo, S., Yousif, S.R., and Keil, F.C. (Under review). Understanding ‘How’: Two kinds of mechanistic explanations underlie known explanation preferences. [Preprint available]

Joo, S. and Yousif, S.R. (Under review). Are we teleologically essentialist? [Preprint available]

Joo, S., Yousif, S.R., and Keil, F.C. (In prep). Children understand the pragmatics of 'why' questions.

Conference Presentations

Joo, S., Yousif, S.R., and Keil, F.C. (2021, July). What is a 'mechanism'? A distinction between two sub-types of mechanistic explanations. Poster presented at the 43rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.[Poster][Thanks to virtual conferencing, you can view the presentation here!]

Joo, S., Yousif, S.R., and Keil, F.C. (2021, June - Postponed due to COVID-19). Understanding 'Why': How implicit questions shape explanation preferences. Talk presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology.

Joo, S., Yousif, S.R., and Keil, F.C. (2021, April). How children understand the pragmatics of ‘why’ questions. Talk presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. [Thanks to virtual conferencing, you can view the presentation here or (with captions) here!]

Joo, S., Yousif, S.R., and Keil, F.C. (2020, July). Implicit questions shape information preferences. Poster presented at the 42nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. [Poster] [Thanks to virtual conferencing, you can view the presentation here!]