Justin Wood

Justin Wood

Associate Professor, Informatics


  • Ph.D. in Psychology at Harvard University, 2008
  • M.A. in Psychology at Harvard University, 2005
  • B.A. in Psychology at University of Virginia, 2002

Representative publications

Infants’ enumeration of actions: Numerical discrimination and its signature limits (2005)
Justin N Wood and Elizabeth S Spelke
Developmental science, 8 (2), 173-181

Acquisition of English number marking: The singular-plural distinction (2006)
Sid Kouider, Justin Halberda, Justin Wood and Susan Carey
Language Learning and development, 2 (1), 25-Jan

The perception of rational, goal-directed action in nonhuman primates (2007)
Justin N Wood, David D Glynn, Brenda C Phillips and Marc D Hauser
Science, 317 (5843), 1402-1405

On the relation between the acquisition of singular–plural morpho‐syntax and the conceptual distinction between one and more than one (2007)
David Barner, Dora Thalwitz, Justin Wood, Shu‐Ju Yang and Susan Carey
Developmental science, 10 (3), 365-373

Chronometric studies of numerical cognition in five-month-old infants (2005)
Justin N Wood and Elizabeth S Spelke
Cognition, 97 (1), 23-39

Visual working memory for observed actions (2007)
Justin N Wood
Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 136 (4), 639

Spatial attention determines the nature of nonverbal number representation (2011)
Daniel C Hyde and Justin N Wood
Journal of cognitive neuroscience, 23 (9), 2336-2351

Acquisition of singular-plural morphology (2009)
Justin N Wood, Sid Kouider and Susan Carey
Developmental psychology, 45 (1), 202

Evidence for a non-linguistic distinction between singular and plural sets in rhesus monkeys (2008)
David Barner, Justin Wood, Marc Hauser and Susan Carey
Cognition, 107 (2), 603-622

When quantity trumps number: discrimination experiments in cotton-top tamarins (Saguinus oedipus) and common marmosets (Callithrix jacchus) (2007)
Jeffrey R Stevens, Justin N Wood and Marc D Hauser
Animal cognition, 10 (4), 429-437

Free-ranging rhesus monkeys spontaneously individuate and enumerate small numbers of non-solid portions (2008)
Justin N Wood, Marc D Hauser, David D Glynn and David Barner
Cognition, 106 (1), 207-221

Rhesus monkeys correctly read the goal-relevant gestures of a human agent (2007)
Marc D Hauser, David Glynn and Justin Wood
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 274 (1620), 1913-1918

Newborn chickens generate invariant object representations at the onset of visual object experience (2013)
Justin N Wood
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110 (34), 14000-14005

Evolving the capacity to understand actions, intentions, and goals (2010)
Marc Hauser and Justin Wood
Annual Reviews. 61 303-324

A core knowledge architecture of visual working memory (2011)
Justin N Wood
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 37 (2), 357