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Books

  1. Galotti, Kathleen M.  (2014).  Cognitive psychology in and out of the laboratory 5th ed).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.
  2. Galotti, Kathleen M.  (2011).  Cognitive development:  Infancy through adolescence.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.
  3. Galotti, Kathleen M. (2008). Cognitive psychology in and out of the laboratory 4th ed. Belmont, CA: Thomson Wadsworth.
  4. Galotti, Kathleen M. (2004). Cognitive psychology in and out of the laboratory 3rd ed. Pacific Grove, CA: Wadsworth/Thompson.
  5. Galotti, Kathleen M. (2002). Making decisions that matter: How people face important life choices. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
  6. Galotti, Kathleen M. (1999). Cognitive psychology in and out of the laboratory 2nd ed. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.
  7. Galotti, Kathleen M. (1994). Cognitive psychology in and out of the laboratory. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole.

Empirical Reports and Theoretical Reviews

PDF files of many of the articles are available by clicking on their titles

  1. Konheim-kalkstein, Yasmine L., Barry, Michele M., Galotti, Kathleen M. (In press) Examining influences on women's decision to try labour after previous caesarean sectionJournal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology
  2. Galotti, Kathleen M., Wiener, Hillary J. D., & Tandler, Jane. M.  Real-Life Decision Making in College Students I :Consistency Across Specific Decisions   (In press).  American Journal of Psychology
  3. Galotti, Kathleen M., Tandler, Jane M., & Wiener, Hillary J. D.  Real-Life Decision Making in College Students II:  Do Individual Differences Show Reliable Effects? (In press).  American Journal of Psychology
  4. Galotti, Kathleen M., Kozberg, Steven F., & Gustafson, Mary.  (2009).  Goal Setting and Decision Making by At-Risk Youth.  The Prevention Researcher 16(2), 17-20.
  5. Galotti, Kathleen M. (2007). Decision structuring in important real-life decisions. Psychological Science, 18, 320-325.
  6. Galotti, Kathleen M., Ciner, Elizabeth, Altenbaumer, Hope E., Geerts, Heather J., Rupp, Allison, & Woulfe, Julie. (2006). Decision-making styles in a real-life decision: Choosing a college major. Personality and Individual Differences, 41, 629-639.
  7. Murray-Close, Dianna, Crick, Nikki R., & Galotti, Kathleen M. (2006). Children's Moral Reasoning Regarding Physical and Relational Aggression. Social Development, 15, 345-372.
  8. Galotti, Kathleen M. (2005). Setting goals and making plans: How children and adolescents frame their decisions. In J. E. Jacobs & P. A. Klaczynski (Eds.), The development of judgment and decision making in children and adolescents (pp. 303-326). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
  9. Galotti, Kathleen M., Reimer, Rebecca L, & Drebus, David W. (2001) Ways of knowing as learning styles: Learning MAGIC with a partner. Sex Roles, 44, 419-436.
  10. Galotti, Kathleen M. (2001). Helps and hindrances for adolescents making important real-life decisions. Invited submission, special issue of Journal of Applied Development, 22, 275-287.
  11. Galotti, Kathleen M.; Pierce, Beverly; Reimer, Rebecca L.; & Luckner, Amy E. (2000). Midwife or doctor: A study of pregnant women making childbirth decisions. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 45, 320-329.
  12. Galotti, Kathleen M. (1999). Making a “major” real life decision: College students choosing an academic major. Journal of Educational Psychology, 91, 1-9.
  13. Galotti, Kathleen M., Clinchy, Blythe M., Ainsworth, Kathryn J., Lavin, Beth, & Mansfield, Annick F. (1999). A new way of assessing ways of knowing: The Attitudes Toward Thinking and Learning Survey (ATTLS). Sex Roles, 40, 745-766.
  14. Galotti, Kathleen M., Komatsu, Lloyd K. , Voelz, Sara. (1997). Children's differential performance on deductive and inductive syllogisms. Developmental Psychology, 33, 70-78.
  15. Galotti, Kathleen M. , & Kozberg, Steven F. (1996). Adolescents’ experience of a life-framing decision. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 25, 3-16.
  16. Galotti, Kathleen M. (1995). A longitudinal study of real-life decision making: Choosing a college.Applied Cognitive Psychology, 9, 459-484.
  17. Galotti, Kathleen M. (1995). Memories of a “decision-map”: Recall of a real-life decision. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 9, 307-319.
  18. Galotti, Kathleen M., & Mark, Melissa C. (1994). How do high school students structure an important life decision? A short-term longitudinal study of the college decision-making process.Research in Higher Education, 35, 589-607.
  19. Simons, Daniel J. & Galotti, Kathleen M. (1992). Everyday planning: An analysis of time management. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 30, 61-64.
  20. Galotti, Kathleen M., Kozberg, Steven F., & Farmer, Maria C. (1991). Gender and developmental differences in adolescents' conceptions of moral reasoning. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 20, 13-30 .
  21. Galotti, Kathleen M., Kozberg, Steven F., & Appleman, Deborah (1990). Younger and older adolescents' thinking about vocational and interpersonal commitments. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 50, 324-339.
  22. Galotti, Kathleen M., Kossman, Debra A., & Sabini, John P. (1990). Generating explanations of social and nonsocial events. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 28, 455-458.
  23. Galotti, Kathleen M. (1989). Gender differences in self-reported moral reasoning: A review and new evidence. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 18, 475-488.
  24. Galotti, Kathleen M. (1989). Approaches to studying formal and everyday reasoning.Psychological Bulletin, 105, 331-351.
  25. Galotti, Kathleen M. & Komatsu, Lloyd K. (1989). Correlates of syllogistic reasoning skills in middle childhood and early adolescence. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 18, 85-96.
  26. Galotti, Kathleen M. & Kozberg, Steven F. (1987). Older adolescents' thinking about academic and interpersonal commitments. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 16, 313-330.
  27. Galotti, Kathleen M., Baron, Jonathan, & Sabini, John P. (1986). Individual differences in syllogistic reasoning: Deduction rules or mental models? Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 115, 16-25.
  28. Komatsu, Lloyd K., & Galotti, Kathleen M. (1986). Children's reasoning about social, physical, and logical regularities: A look at two worlds. Child Development, 57, 413-420.
  29. Galotti, Kathleen M. & Ganong, William F. III (1985). What non-programmers know abut programming: Natural language procedure specification. International Journal of Man-Machine Studies, 22, 1-10.
  30. Landauer, Thomas K., Galotti, Kathleen M., & Hartwell, Steven (1983). Natural command names and initial learning: A study of text-editing terms. Communications of the ACM, 26, 495-503.
  31. Streeter, Lynn A., MacDonald, Nina H., Apple, William, Krauss, Robert M., & Galotti, Kathleen M. (1983). Acoustical and perceptual indicators of emotional stress. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 73, 1354-1360.
  32. Galotti, Kathleen M. & Neisser, Ulric (1982). Young children's recall of Christmas. Quarterly Newsletter of the Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition, 4, 72-74.

Pedagogical Articles

  1. Galotti, Kathleen M.  (2008).  Teaching Reasoning and Decision-Making in Introductory Cognitive Science Courses.  Claremont, CA:  Hewlett Project on Cognitive Science.  http://www.lcs.pomona.edu/HewlettCognitiveScience.
  2. Singer, Susan R., Elveton, Roy O., & Galotti, Kathleen M. (2005). Everything Old is New Again: Circularity and Singularity in Science as a Liberal Art." In (Ed.), Beyond Two Cultures: The Sciences as Liberal Arts. Santa Barbara, CA: Westmont College Press.
  3. Galotti, Kathleen M. (2004). On being 'rigorous.’ In S. Singer & C. Rutz, (Eds.), Reflections on Learning as Teachers (pp. 229-238). Northfield, MN: College City Press.
  4. Haunsperger, Deanna; Galotti, Kathleen M., Cass, Marion, & Paas, Martha White. (2002). Where does the time go? Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly, 23, 91-94.
  5. Elveton, Roy O., Galotti, Kathleen M., Komatsu, Lloyd K., Rand, Matthew S., & Singer, Susan R. (2000). Origins and mind: An integrated academic experience for new students. Liberal Education, 86, 32-40.
  6. Galotti, Kathleen M. (1998). Valuing connected knowing in the classroom. The Clearing House, 71, 281-283.
  7. Galotti, Kathleen M., Haunsperger, Deanna B., Kennedy, Stephen F., & Komatsu, Lloyd K. (1998). When Your Spouse is Your Departmental Colleague: Dual-Career Couples in Liberal Arts Colleges. Council on Undergraduate Research Quarterly, 18, 175-178.
  8. Galotti, Kathleen M. (1995). Reasoning about reasoning: A course project. Teaching of Psychology, 22, 66-68.
  9. Galotti, Kathleen M. (1989). Describing the development of a developmental psychologist: An alternative term paper assignment. Teaching of Psychology, 16, 18-20.

Reviews and Commentaries

  1. Galotti, Kathleen M.  (2010).   Francis Galton, FRS.   In R. Pass (Ed), Every Book, A Tale  Northfield, MN:  Carleton College.
  2. Galotti, Kathleen M. (1999). Legislating styles. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 13, 92-94.
  3. Galotti, Kathleen M. (1998). Contexts for planning. Contemporary Psychology, 43, 576-577.
  4. Galotti, Kathleen M. (1997). Neuropsychological investigations of memory made accessible. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 11, 180-182.
  5. Galotti, Kathleen M. (1996). Bridging and reframing studies of cognition. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 10, 269-270.
  6. Galotti, Kathleen M. & Komatsu, Lloyd K. (1993). Why study deduction? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 16, 350.
  7. Galotti, Kathleen M. (1991). A tale of two developmental texts. Contemporary Psychology, 36, 250-252.
  8. Landauer, Thomas K. & Galotti, Kathleen M. (1984). What makes a difference when? Comments on Grudin and Barnard. Human Factors, 26, 423-429.