Yuko Munakata

Institute of Cognitive Science; Psychology and Neuroscience; Member of the Center for Neuroscience

Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Campus Box 345
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309-0345

email: munakata@colorado.edu
FAX: 303-492-2967
Website: https://www.colorado.edu/munakata/

Selected Publications:

Michaelson, L. E. & Munakata, Y. (2016). Trust matters: Seeing how an adult treats another person influences preschoolers’ willingness to delay gratification. Developmental Science.

Barker, J. E. & Munakata, Y. (2015). Time isn’t of the essence: Activating goals rather than imposing delays improves inhibitory control in children. Psychological Science, 26: 1898-1908.

Chevalier, N., Kurth, S., Doucette, M., Wiseheart, M., Deoni, S. C. L., Dean 3rd, D. C., O’Muircheartaigh, J., Blackwell, K. A., Munakata, Y., & LeBourgeois, M. K. (2015). Myelination is associated with processing speed in early childhood: Preliminary insights. PLOS One, 10.

Chevalier, N., Chatham, C. H., & Munakata, Y. (2014). The practice of going helps children to stop: The importance of context monitoring in inhibitory control. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.

Barker, J. E., Semenov, A. D., Michaelson, L., Provan, L. S., Snyder, H. R., and Munakata, Y. (2014). Unstructured time in children’s daily lives predicts self-directed executive functioning. Frontiers in Psychology.

Munakata, Y., Snyder, H. R., & Chatham, C.H. (2012). Developing cognitive control: Three key transitions. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 21: 71-77.

Munakata, Y., Herd, S.A., Chatham, C.H., Depue, B.E., Banich, M.T., & O'Reilly, R.C. (2011). A unified framework for inhibitory control. Trends in Cognitive Sciences.

Chatham, C.H., Frank, M.J., & Munakata, Y. (2009). Pupillometric and behavioral markers of a developmental shift in the temporal dynamics of cognitive control. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106(14), 5529-5533.