Publications

Peer-reviewed journal articles

van Schijndel, T.J.P., Visser, I., van Bers, B.M.C.W., & Raijmakers, M.E.J. (2015). Preschoolers perform more informative experiments after observing theory-violating evidence. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 131, 104-119.

van Bers, B.M.C.W., Visser, I., & Raijmakers, M.E.J. (2014). Preschoolers learn to switch with causally related feedback. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 126, 91-102.

van Bers, B.M.C.W., Visser, I., & Raijmakers, M.E.J. (2014). Preschoolers can form abstract rule representations regardless of cognitive flexibility. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 124, 50-66.

Jansen, B.R.J., Hofman, A.D., Straatemeier, M., van Bers, B.M.C.W., Raijmakers, M.E.J., & van der Maas, H.L.J. (2014). The role of pattern recognition in children’s exact enumeration of small numbers. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 32, 178-194.

van Bers, B.M.C.W., Visser, I., van Schijndel, T.J.P., Mandell, D.J., Raijmakers, M.E.J. (2011). The dynamics of development on the Dimensional Change Card Sorting task. Developmental Science, 14(5), 960-971.

Huizinga, H.M., van Bers, B.M.C.W., Plat, J., van den Wildenberg, W.P.M., & van der Molen, M.W. (2009). Task complexity enhances response inhibition deficits in childhood and adolescent ADHD: A meta-regression analysis. Biological Psychiatry, 65, 39-45.

Jacobs, M., van Bers, B., Koek, I., Meijer, D., Plat, J., & van der Vorst, H. (2005). Gebruik van de WISC in 2002-2004. Nederlands Tijdschrift voor de Psychologie, 60, 44-53.

Doctoral dissertation

van Bers, B.M.C.W. (2014). Dynamics, models, and mechanisms of the cognitive flexibility of preschoolers. PhD dissertation. Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam.

In preparation

Van Bers, B.M.C.W., Visser, I., & Raijmakers, M.E.J. Stimulus novelty weakens children’s representation of pre-switch rules in rule switching.

Van Bers, B.M.C.W., Visser, I., & Raijmakers, M.E.J. What aspects of feedback teach preschoolers how to switch sorting rules?

Van Bers, B.M.C.W., & Raijmakers, M.E.J. Attention! The relation between focus and flexibility in preschool and early school aged children.

Van Schijndel, T.J.P., van Es, S.E., Franse, R.K., van Bers, B.M.C.W., & Raijmakers, M.E.J. Children’s mental models of prenatal development.