Claudia G. Sehl's research while affiliated with University of Waterloo and other places

Publications (4)

Article
People are sometimes drawn to novel items, but other times prefer familiar ones. In the present research we show, though, that both children’s and adults’ preferences for novel versus familiar items depend on their goals. Across four experiments, we showed 4- to 7-year-olds (total N = 498) and adults (total N = 659) pairs of artifacts where one was...
Article
Young children anticipate that others act rationally in light of their beliefs and desires, and environmental constraints. However, little is known about whether children anticipate others’ irrational choices. We investigated young children's ability to predict that sunk costs can lead to irrational choices. Across four experiments, 5- to 6-year-ol...
Article
The current study parsed out the distinct components of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptomatology to examine differential relations with language and social ability. Using a research domain criteria (RDoC) framework, we administered standardized tests and previously developed and validated questionnaires to assess levels of ina...
Preprint
The current study parsed out the distinct components of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptomatology to examine differential relations with language and social ability. Using a research domain criteria (RDoC) framework, we administered standardized tests and previously developed and validated questionnaires to assess levels of ina...

Citations

... The Parent-Rated Anxiety Scale for ASD [42] is a recently developed parent-rated questionnaire while the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Disorders (SCARED) has both child-and parent-rated questionnaires [41]. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is highly comorbid with ASD and is known to modulate social responsiveness and competency [43] and can be assessed by the widely used standard no cost Vanderbilt questionnaire [44]. ...