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I am interested in the structure of causality in the human mind. Do we have one construct of “cause and effect,” or is it broken down into many subcategories? Do we perceive causality, or only infer it? How can we understand causal systems that we cant directly observe? My recent work includes explorations of counterfactual reasoning in adult causal judgment, evidence for two different categories of causal events in perception divided by Newtonian physics, and evidence children and adults determine causal complexity in different ways, but both use it to decide when they need to defer to an expert. In my current work, I am exploring the development of counterfactual reasoning in causal judgment, the structure of causal perception, and other topics relating to how people interact with a complex causal world.