Publications

  • Cashon, C. H., *Ha, O., *DeNicola, C. A., & Mervis, C. B. (2013). Toddlers with Williams syndrome process upright but not inverted faces holistically. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders,
  • *DeNicola, C., *Holt, N., *Jacobs, A., & Cashon, C. H. (2013). Attention-orienting and attention-holding effects of faces on 4- to 8-month-old infants. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 37, 143-147. doi: 10.1177/0165025412474751.

Infant Perception and Cognition book cover

  • Cashon, C. H., *Ha, O., *Allen, C. L., & *Barna, A. C. (2013). A U-shaped relation between sitting ability and upright face processing in infants. Child Development. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12024
  • Cashon, C. H. & *DeNicola, C. A. (2011). Is perceptual narrowing too narrow? Journal of Cognition and Development, 12, 159-162. doi: 10.1080/15248372.2011.563483
  • Cashon, C. H. (2011). Development of specialized face perception in infants: An information-processing approach. To appear in L. M. Oakes, C. H. Cashon, M. Casasola, & D. H Rakison (Eds.), Infant perception and cognition: Recent advances, emerging theories, and future directions. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Oakes, L. M., Cashon, C. H., Casasola, M., & Rakison, D. H (Eds.). (2011). Infant perception and cognition: Recent advances, emerging theories, and future directions. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • *Ferguson, K. T., *Kulkofsky, S., Cashon, C. H., & Casasola, M. (2009). Development of specialized processing of own-race faces in infancy. Infancy.
  • Cohen, L. B., & Cashon, C. H. (2006). Infant cognition. In W. Damon & R. M. Lerner (Series Eds.) & D. Kuhn & R. S. Siegler (Vol. Eds.), Handbook of child psychology: Vol. 2. Cognition, Perception, and Language (6th ed., pp. 214-251). New York: Wiley.
  • Cashon, C. H. (2004). Development of adaptive constraints in infants’ perception of form-function correlations. Dissertation Abstracts International, 65 (08), 4318B. (UMI No. 3142704)
  • Cashon, C. H., & Cohen, L. B. (2004). Beyond U-shaped development in infants’ processing of faces. Journal of Cognition and Development (special issue on U-shaped development), 5, 59-80.
  • Cashon, C. H., & Cohen, L. B. (2003). The construction, deconstruction, and reconstruction of infant face perception. In A. Slater and O. Pascalis (Eds.), The development of face processing in infancy and early childhood (pp. 55-68). New York, NOVA Science Publishers.
  • Cohen, L. B., & Cashon, C. H. (2003). Infant perception and cognition. In I. B. Weiner (Series Ed.) & R. M. Lerner, M. A. Easterbrooks, & J. Mistry, (Vol. Ed.),
  • Handbook of Psychology: Vol. 6. Developmental Psychology (pp. 65-89). New York: Wiley.
  • Cohen, L. B., Chaput, H. H., & Cashon, C. H. (2002). A constructivist model of infant cognition. Cognitive Development, 17, 1323-1343.
  • Cohen, L. B., & Cashon, C. H. (2001). Do 7-month-old infants process independent features or facial configurations? Infant and Child Development (special issue), 10, 83-92.
  • Cohen, L. B., & Cashon, C. H. (2001). Infant object segregation implies information integration. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 78, 75-83.
  • Cashon, C. H., & Cohen, L. B. (2000). Eight-month-old infants' perception of possible and impossible events. Infancy, 1, 429-446.
  • Bogartz, R. S, Cashon, C. H., Cohen, L. B., Schilling, T. H., & Shinskey, J. L. (2000). Reply to Baillargeon, Aslin, and Munakata. Infancy, 1, 479-490.
  • Cohen, L. B., Rundell, L. J., Spellman, B. A., & Cashon, C. H. (1999). Infants' perception of causal chains. Psychological Science, 10, 412-418.

Recent Conference Presentations

  • Holt, N. A., DeNicola, C. A., Ha, O., Helton, L. E., & Cashon, C. H. (2013, April). Infants’ Processing of Faces. Talk presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development - Face Processing Pre-Conference, Seattle, WA.
  • Cashon, C. H. (2012, July). The role of holistic processing in the development of specialized face perception in infants. Invited talk presented at the 2012 IdeA States Mini-Conference on Visual and Cognitive Neuroscience, Fargo, ND.
  • Cashon, C. H., *Ha, O., *DeNicola, C. and Mervis, C. B. (2012, July). Toddlers with Williams Syndrome Process Upright but Not Inverted Faces Holistically. Poster presented the 13th International Williams Syndrome Association Professional Conference, Boston, MA.
  • Cashon, C. H., *DeNicola, C., *Ha, O., Graf Estes, K. M., Saffran, J. R. & Mervis, C. B. (2012, July). Statistical Learning of Linguistic Input by Infants and Toddlers with Williams Syndrome. Poster presented the 13th International Williams Syndrome Association Professional Conference, Boston, MA.
  • Cashon, C. H., *Ha, O., *DeNicola, C. A., & Mervis, C. B. (2012, June). Toddlers with Williams syndrome process relational information in upright, but not in inverted, faces. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Conference on Infant Studies, Minneapolis.
  • *DeNicola, C. A., *Jacobs, A. E., & Cashon, C. H. (2012, June). Attention-getting and attention-holding effects of faces on 4- to 8-month-old infants. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Conference on Infant Studies, Minneapolis.
  • Cashon, C. H., *Denicola, C. A., *Ha, O., *Becerra, A. M., & Mervis, C. B. (2011, Mar/Apr). Two- to three-year-olds with Williams syndrome from novel word-object associations. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Montreal.
  • Cashon, C. H. (2010, March). Sitting ability and its relation to U-shaped changes in holistic processing of faces in 5- to 7-month-old infants. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the International Conference on Infant Studies, Baltimore.
  • Cashon, C. H. & Ha, O. (2010, March). Using habituation to test configural processing of faces in 7- and 10-month-olds. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Conference on Infant Studies, Baltimore.
  • Cashon, C. H., *Ha, O., *Allen, C. L., & *Barna, A. C. (2009, April). Processing of upright faces differs by sitting ability for 5.5- and 6.5-month0old infants. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Denver, CO.
  • Cashon, C. H., *Ha, O., *Allen, C. L., & Mervis, C. B. (2009, April). Infants and toddlers with williams syndrome demonstrate the “face inversion effect.” Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Denver, CO.
  • Cashon, C. H., *Ha, O., *Allen, C. L., Graf Estes, K. M., Saffran, J. R. & Mervis, C. B. (2009, April). 9- to 20-month-olds with williams syndrome are linguistic statistical learners. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development, Denver, CO.
  • Cashon, C. H., *Allen, C. L., *Healy, P. J., & *Barna, A. C. (2008, March). A newfound relation between sitting ability and face processing in 6-month-old infants. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Conference on Infant Studies, Vancouver.
  • Cashon, C. H., *Allen, C. L., Graf Estes, K., Saffran, J. R., & Mervis, C. B. (2008, March). Statistical language learning in infants and toddlers with Williams syndrome. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Conference on Infant Studies, Vancouver.
  • Cashon, C. H., *John, Angela E., & Mervis, C. B. (2007, April). Self-recognition by toddlers with Williams syndrome. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the the Society for Research in Child Development, Boston.
  • Cashon, C. H., *Ferguson, K. T., *Kulkofsky, S., & Casasola, M. (2006, June). Do American and African infants show differential face-processing of own- and other-race faces? Paper presented at the biennial meeting of he International Conference on Infant Studies, Kyoto, Japan.
  • Cashon, C. H. (2005, April). A constructivist, information-processing approach to the development of infants’ understanding of causality. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta.
  • Ferguson, K. T., Kulkofsky, S., Casasola, M., & Cashon, C. H. (2005, May). African infants show differential face processing. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles.
  • Kulkofsky, S., Ferguson, K. T., Casasola, M., & Cashon, C. H. (2005, May). Evidence for the own-race bias in infant face processing. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles.
  • Cashon, C. H. & Cohen, L. B. (2005, April) U-shaped development and adaptive constraints in infants’ perception of form-function correlations. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Atlanta.
  • Cohen, L. B., Cashon, C. H., & Rundell, L. J. (2004, May). Infants’ developing knowledge of a causal agent. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Conference on Infant Studies, Chicago.

Colloquium or Invited Talks

  • Cashon, C. H. (April, 2009). Developing specialization for face in infancy. Presented at 19th Annual Neuroscience Day, Louisville Chapter, University of Louisville.
  • Cashon, C. H. (May, 2007). Statistical learning, self-recognition, and face perception in infants and young children with and without developmental disabilities. Birth Defects Center, Department of Molecular, Cellular, & Craniofacial Biology, University of Louisville.
  • Cashon, C. H. (March, 2006). Development of specialized face processing in infancy. Seminar talk presented at departmental Brown Bag, Dept. of Psychological & Brain Sciences, University of Louisville.
  • Cashon, C. H. (Dec. 2005). Development of specialization in infant cognition and perception. Seminar talk presented at Birth Defects Center, Dept. of Mollecular, Cellular & Craniofactial Biology, School of Dentistry, University of Louisville.
  • Cashon, C. H. (April, 2001). Measuring infants’ face processing. Talk given at the Forum for Artificial Intelligence, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin.