How do people explain social change?

Lewry, C., Tsai, G., & Lombrozo, T. (under review). Are ethical explanations explanatory? Meta-ethical beliefs shape judgments about explanations for social change.

Lewry, C. & Lombrozo, T. (in prep.). Varieties of responsibility attributions for inequality.

Lewry, C., Asifriyaz, S., & Lombrozo, T. (in prep). Intuitive theories of moral progress.


What makes kids and adults curious?

Lewry, C., Gorucu, S., Liquin, E.G., & Lombrozo, T. (2023). Minimally-counterintuitive stimuli trigger greater curiosity than merely improbable stimuli. Cognition, 230, 105286. (PDF)

Lewry, C., Curtis, K., Vasilyeva, N., Xu, F., & Griffiths, T. L. (2021). Intuitions about magic track the development of intuitive physics Cognition, 214,104762. (PDF)


Why do people think humans have a purpose and morally blame them for not fulfilling it?

Lewry, C., Kelemen, D., & Lombrozo, T. ( in press). The moral consequences of teleological beliefs about the human species. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. (PDF)

Foster-Hanson, E., Lewry, C., & Lombrozo, T. (in prep). Mothers are for breastfeeding: Functional reasoning about gender categories.