KAREN ADOLPH

Summary

Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What changes in infant walking and why
    Karen E Adolph
    Department of Psychology, New York University, NY 10003, USA
    Child Dev 74:475-97. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Infants use handrails as tools in a locomotor task
    Sarah E Berger
    Department of Psychology, New York University, USA
    Dev Psychol 39:594-605. 2003
  3. pmc Developmental continuity? Crawling, cruising, and walking
    Karen E Adolph
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Dev Sci 14:306-18. 2011
  4. pmc Infants' perception of affordances of slopes under high- and low-friction conditions
    Karen E Adolph
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 36:797-811. 2010
  5. pmc What is the shape of developmental change?
    Karen E Adolph
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Psychol Rev 115:527-43. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Locomotor experience and use of social information are posture specific
    Karen E Adolph
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1705-14. 2008
  7. pmc Using social information to guide action: infants' locomotion over slippery slopes
    Karen E Adolph
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 4 Washington Place, Room 410, New York, NY 10003, United States
    Neural Netw 23:1033-42. 2010
  8. pmc In defense of change processes
    Karen E Adolph
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 4 Washington Place, Room 410, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Child Dev 79:1648-53. 2008
  9. pmc Perceiving affordances for fitting through apertures
    Shaziela Ishak
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 34:1501-14. 2008
  10. doi request reprint When infants take mothers' advice: 18-month-olds integrate perceptual and social information to guide motor action
    Catherine S Tamis-LeMonda
    Department of Applied Psychology, New York University, 239 Greene Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:734-46. 2008

Research Grants

  1. OPTOTRAK MOTION MEASUREMENT SYSTEM
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. FLEXIBILITY OF LEARNING IN INFANT SKILL ACQUISITION
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Infant-Mother Negotiation of Motor Risk
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. FLEXIBILITY OF LEARNING IN INFANT SKILL ACQUISITION
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. Infant-Mother Negotiation of Motor Risk
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. FLEXIBILITY OF LEARNING IN INFANT SKILL ACQUISITION
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. Infant-Mother Negotiation of Motor Risk
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2004
  8. Infant-Mother Negotiation of Motor Risk
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2003
  9. FLEXIBILITY OF LEARNING IN INFANT SKILL ACQUISITION
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2003
  10. Infant-Mother Negotiation of Motor Risk
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint What changes in infant walking and why
    Karen E Adolph
    Department of Psychology, New York University, NY 10003, USA
    Child Dev 74:475-97. 2003
    ..This finding suggests that practice is the more important developmental factor for helping infants to conquer their weak muscles and precarious balance...
  2. ncbi request reprint Infants use handrails as tools in a locomotor task
    Sarah E Berger
    Department of Psychology, New York University, USA
    Dev Psychol 39:594-605. 2003
    ..Results challenge traditional conceptualizations of tools: Babies used the handrail as a means for augmenting balance and for carrying out an otherwise impossible goal-directed task...
  3. pmc Developmental continuity? Crawling, cruising, and walking
    Karen E Adolph
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Dev Sci 14:306-18. 2011
    ..Moreover, this research demonstrated that developmental milestones that are temporally contiguous and structurally similar might have important functional discontinuities...
  4. pmc Infants' perception of affordances of slopes under high- and low-friction conditions
    Karen E Adolph
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 36:797-811. 2010
    ..Exploration was elicited by visual information for slant (Experiments 1 and 2) or by a visually distinct surface that marked the change in friction (Experiment 3)...
  5. pmc What is the shape of developmental change?
    Karen E Adolph
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Psychol Rev 115:527-43. 2008
    ..Inadequate sampling regimes therefore may seriously compromise theories of development...
  6. doi request reprint Locomotor experience and use of social information are posture specific
    Karen E Adolph
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1705-14. 2008
    ..Findings indicate that both locomotor experience and social incentives play key roles in adaptive responding, but the benefits are specific to the posture that infants use for balance and locomotion...
  7. pmc Using social information to guide action: infants' locomotion over slippery slopes
    Karen E Adolph
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 4 Washington Place, Room 410, New York, NY 10003, United States
    Neural Netw 23:1033-42. 2010
    ..Findings indicate that infants' use of social information is dynamically attuned to situational factors and the state of their current abilities...
  8. pmc In defense of change processes
    Karen E Adolph
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 4 Washington Place, Room 410, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Child Dev 79:1648-53. 2008
    ..Using examples from motor development and animal behavior, we show how a developmental systems framework can avoid the pitfalls of the long and contentious debate about continuity versus qualitative change...
  9. pmc Perceiving affordances for fitting through apertures
    Shaziela Ishak
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 34:1501-14. 2008
    ..Across experiments, errors in decisions to reach through too-small apertures were likely due to low penalty for error...
  10. doi request reprint When infants take mothers' advice: 18-month-olds integrate perceptual and social information to guide motor action
    Catherine S Tamis-LeMonda
    Department of Applied Psychology, New York University, 239 Greene Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:734-46. 2008
    ..Findings indicate that 18-month-old infants correctly weigh competing sources of information when making decisions about motor action and that they rely on social information only when perceptual information is inadequate or uncertain...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gauging possibilities for action based on friction underfoot
    Amy S Joh
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 33:1145-57. 2007
    ..Accuracy improved only for judgments made while participants were in direct contact with the slope (Experiment 5), highlighting the difficulty of incorporating information about friction underfoot into a plan for future actions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Learning and development in infant locomotion
    Sarah E Berger
    College of Staten Island, Graduate Center of the City University of New York, Department of Psychology, 2800 Victory Blvd, 4S 221A, Staten Island, NY 10314, USA
    Prog Brain Res 164:237-55. 2007
    ..Limits and advances in means-ends problem solving and cognitive capacity affect infants' ability to navigate a cluttered environment, while locomotor development offers infants new opportunities for learning...
  13. ncbi request reprint Baby carriage: infants walking with loads
    Jessie S Garciaguirre
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Child Dev 78:664-80. 2007
    ..In contrast to older children and adults, infants leaned with loads rather than in the opposite direction to the loads. Findings are discussed in terms of development from accommodation to compensatory strategies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Why walkers slip: shine is not a reliable cue for slippery ground
    Amy S Joh
    Department of Psychology, New York University, NY 10003, USA
    Percept Psychophys 68:339-52. 2006
    ..Results suggest that, although walkers rely on shine to predict slippery ground, shine is not a reliable visual cue for friction. Poor visual information for friction may underlie the high prevalence of friction-related slips and falls...
  15. ncbi request reprint Learning from falling
    Amy S Joh
    Department of Psychology, New York University, NY 10003, USA
    Child Dev 77:89-102. 2006
    ..Learning from falling is discussed in terms of the immediate and long-term effects of falling on prospective control of locomotion...
  16. pmc Systems in development: motor skill acquisition facilitates three-dimensional object completion
    Kasey C Soska
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 6 Washington Place, Room 458, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Dev Psychol 46:129-38. 2010
    ..The results are framed within a developmental systems approach, wherein infants' sitting skill, multimodal object exploration, and object knowledge are linked in developmental time...
  17. pmc Beyond the average: walking infants take steps longer than their leg length
    Daryaneh Badaly
    New York University, New York, NY, United States
    Infant Behav Dev 31:554-8. 2008
    ..However, analyses of individual steps revealed that infants occasionally take large steps exceeding their leg length. These large steps provide evidence of advanced balance control and strength...
  18. pmc Change in action: how infants learn to walk down slopes
    Simone V Gill
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, USA
    Dev Sci 12:888-902. 2009
    ..Findings illustrate how observing change in action provides important insights into the process of skill acquisition...
  19. pmc Ledge and wedge: younger and older adults' perception of action possibilities
    David Comalli
    Department of Psychology, New York University, 4 Washington Place, Room 410, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Exp Brain Res 228:183-92. 2013
    ..Findings indicate that failure to perceive possibilities for action is unlikely to be the cause of the increased prevalence of falling in older adults. ..
  20. ncbi request reprint Out of the toolbox: toddlers differentiate wobbly and wooden handrails
    Sarah E Berger
    Department of Psychology, The College of Staten Island, The City University of New York, Staten Island, NY 10314, USA
    Child Dev 76:1294-307. 2005
    ..Infants tailored their exploratory behaviors, bridge-crossing strategies, and handrail-use strategies to the material properties of the rail...
  21. ncbi request reprint Learning to keep balance
    Karen E Adolph
    Department of Psychology, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Adv Child Dev Behav 30:1-40. 2002
  22. ncbi request reprint How and when infants learn to climb stairs
    Sarah E Berger
    College of Staten Island, The City University of New York, United States
    Infant Behav Dev 30:36-49. 2007
    ..Parents' teaching strategies and infants' access to stairs worked together to constrain development and to influence the acquisition of stair climbing milestones...

Research Grants13

  1. OPTOTRAK MOTION MEASUREMENT SYSTEM
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. FLEXIBILITY OF LEARNING IN INFANT SKILL ACQUISITION
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In addition, the proposed methods, conceptual framework, and findings can provide the basis for assessing flexibility in children with motor impairments and for tracking improvements in flexibility with therapy. ..
  3. Infant-Mother Negotiation of Motor Risk
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. FLEXIBILITY OF LEARNING IN INFANT SKILL ACQUISITION
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, results may have practical applications for promoting new skills in typically developing infants and children with motor impairments. ..
  5. Infant-Mother Negotiation of Motor Risk
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. FLEXIBILITY OF LEARNING IN INFANT SKILL ACQUISITION
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In addition, results may have practical applications for promoting new skills in typically developing infants and children with motor impairments. ..
  7. Infant-Mother Negotiation of Motor Risk
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Infant-Mother Negotiation of Motor Risk
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. FLEXIBILITY OF LEARNING IN INFANT SKILL ACQUISITION
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..In addition, results may have practical applications for promoting new skills in typically developing infants and children with motor impairments. ..
  10. Infant-Mother Negotiation of Motor Risk
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. FLEXIBILITY OF LEARNING IN INFANT SKILL ACQUISITION
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..In addition, results may have practical applications for promoting new skills in typically developing infants and children with motor impairments. ..
  12. FLEXIBILITY OF LEARNING IN INFANT SKILL ACQUISITION
    KAREN ADOLPH; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..In addition, results may have practical applications for promoting new skills in typically developing infants and children with motor impairments. ..