Tim Racine

Associate Professor

Phone:   778-997-3942  
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Office:   RCB 8305  
Areas of Study:   Primary: History, Quantitative & Theoretical 
    Associate: Developmental 
Research Interests:   The philosophy of psychology, the use of evolutionary theory in psychology, social cognitive development.
Teaching Interests:   Evolution and psychology, the honours program, communication and thought in nonhuman animals.  
Home Page:   http://members.psyc.sfu.ca/labs/pfl
Selected Publications:  

Maguire, K. Q., & Racine, T. P. (2016). Mixed-method philosophies. In H. L. Miller (Ed.), Encyclopedia of theory in psychology (pp. 556-558). New York: Sage.

Tafreshi, D., & Racine, T. P. (2016). Children’s interpretive theory of mind: The role of mothers’ personal epistemologies, socioeconomic status and mother-child discourse. Cognitive Development, 39, 57-70.

Thompson, J. J., Sameen, N., & Racine, T. P. (2016). Methodological consequences of weak embodied cognition and shared intentionality. New Ideas in Psychology, 43, 28-38.

Racine, T. P. (2015). Conceptual analysis. In J. Martin, J. Sugarman, & K. L. Slaney (Eds.), The Wiley handbook of theoretical and philosophical psychology: Methods, approaches and new directions for social science (pp. 39-52). London: Wiley.

Tafreshi, D., & Racine, T. P. (2015). Conceptualizing personal epistemology as beliefs about knowledge and knowing: A grammatical investigation. Theory & Psychology, 25(6), 735-752.

Racine, T. P., Wereha, T. J., Vasileva, O., Tafreshi, D., & Thompson, J. J. (2014). The evolution of joint attention: A review and analysis. In M. Pina & N. Gontier (Eds.), The evolution of social communication in primates: A multidisciplinary approach (pp. 127-145). New York: Springer.

Tafreshi, D., Thompson, J. J., & Racine, T. P. (2014). The conceptual-empirical distinction: Optimistic about the study of infant cognition. Human Development, Letters to the Editor: September 3, 2014, 1-6.

Tafreshi, D., Thompson, J. J., & Racine, T. P. (2014). The conceptual foundations of the infant preferential looking paradigm. Human Development, 57(4), 222-240.

Racine, T. P. (2013). How useful are the concepts 'innate' and 'adaptation' for explaining human development? Human Development, 56(3), 141-146.

Racine, T. P., & Slaney, K. L. (2013). Terror management, meaning maintenance, and the concept of psychological meaning. In T. P. Racine and K. L. Slaney (Eds.), A Wittgensteinian perspective on the use of conceptual analysis in psychology (pp. 274-291). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.