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Publications of Michael Tomasello    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

Journal Articles

  1. Kachel, U; Svetlova, M; Tomasello, M, Three-Year-Olds' Reactions to a Partner's Failure to Perform Her Role in a Joint Commitment., Child Development, vol. 89 no. 5 (September, 2018), pp. 1691-1703 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Kachel, G; Moore, R; Tomasello, M, Two-year-olds use adults' but not peers' points., Developmental Science, vol. 21 no. 5 (September, 2018), pp. e12660 [doi]  [abs]
  3. Tomasello, M, How children come to understand false beliefs: A shared intentionality account., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 115 no. 34 (August, 2018), pp. 8491-8498 [doi]  [abs]
  4. Bohn, M; Zimmermann, L; Call, J; Tomasello, M, The social-cognitive basis of infants' reference to absent entities., Cognition, vol. 177 (August, 2018), pp. 41-48 [doi]  [abs]
  5. House, BR; Tomasello, M, Modeling social norms increasingly influences costly sharing in middle childhood., Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, vol. 171 (July, 2018), pp. 84-98 [doi]  [abs]
  6. Domberg, A; Köymen, B; Tomasello, M, Children's reasoning with peers in cooperative and competitive contexts., British Journal of Developmental Psychology, vol. 36 no. 1 (March, 2018), pp. 64-77 [doi]  [abs]
  7. Vaish, A; Hepach, R; Tomasello, M, The specificity of reciprocity: Young children reciprocate more generously to those who intentionally benefit them, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, vol. 167 (March, 2018), pp. 336-353 [doi]  [abs]
  8. Tomasello, M; Call, J, Thirty years of great ape gestures., Animal Cognition (February, 2018) [doi]  [abs]
  9. Köymen, B; Tomasello, M, Children's meta-talk in their collaborative decision making with peers., Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, vol. 166 (February, 2018), pp. 549-566 [doi]  [abs]
  10. Mammen, M; Köymen, B; Tomasello, M, The reasons young children give to peers when explaining their judgments of moral and conventional rules., Developmental Psychology, vol. 54 no. 2 (February, 2018), pp. 254-262 [doi]  [abs]
  11. Grocke, P; Rossano, F; Tomasello, M, Young children are more willing to accept group decisions in which they have had a voice., Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, vol. 166 (February, 2018), pp. 67-78 [doi]  [abs]
  12. Halina, M; Liebal, K; Tomasello, M, The goal of ape pointing., Plos One, vol. 13 no. 4 (January, 2018), pp. e0195182 [doi]  [abs]
  13. Tomasello, M, Great Apes and Human Development: A Personal History, Child Development Perspectives (January, 2018) [doi]  [abs]
  14. Schmidt, MFH; Gonzalez-Cabrera, I; Tomasello, M, Children's developing metaethical judgments., Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, vol. 164 (December, 2017), pp. 163-177 [doi]  [abs]
  15. Engelmann, JM; Herrmann, E; Tomasello, M, Concern for Group Reputation Increases Prosociality in Young Children., Psychological Science (November, 2017), pp. 956797617733830 [doi]  [abs]
  16. Hepach, R; Vaish, A; Müller, K; Tomasello, M, The relation between young children's physiological arousal and their motivation to help others., Neuropsychologia (October, 2017) [doi]  [abs]
  17. Tomasello, M; Gonzalez-Cabrera, I, The Role of Ontogeny in the Evolution of Human Cooperation., Human Nature (Hawthorne, N.Y.), vol. 28 no. 3 (September, 2017), pp. 274-288 [doi]  [abs]
  18. Hepach, R; Kante, N; Tomasello, M, Toddlers Help a Peer., Child Development, vol. 88 no. 5 (September, 2017), pp. 1642-1652 [doi]  [abs]
  19. Kano, F; Krupenye, C; Hirata, S; Call, J; Tomasello, M, Submentalizing Cannot Explain Belief-Based Action Anticipation in Apes., Trends in Cognitive Sciences, vol. 21 no. 9 (September, 2017), pp. 633-634 [doi]
  20. Grueneisen, S; Duguid, S; Saur, H; Tomasello, M, Children, chimpanzees, and bonobos adjust the visibility of their actions for cooperators and competitors., Scientific Reports, vol. 7 no. 1 (August, 2017), pp. 8504 [doi]  [abs]
  21. Haux, L; Engelmann, JM; Herrmann, E; Tomasello, M, Do young children preferentially trust gossip or firsthand observation in choosing a collaborative partner?, Social Development (Oxford, England), vol. 26 no. 3 (August, 2017), pp. 466-474 [doi]
  22. Engelmann, JM; Clift, JB; Herrmann, E; Tomasello, M, Social disappointment explains chimpanzees' behaviour in the inequity aversion task., Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 284 no. 1861 (August, 2017) [doi]  [abs]
  23. Hepach, R; Vaish, A; Tomasello, M, Children's Intrinsic Motivation to Provide Help Themselves After Accidentally Harming Others., Child Development, vol. 88 no. 4 (July, 2017), pp. 1251-1264 [doi]  [abs]
  24. Kanngiesser, P; Köymen, B; Tomasello, M, Young children mostly keep, and expect others to keep, their promises., Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, vol. 159 (July, 2017), pp. 140-158 [doi]  [abs]
  25. Schmelz, M; Grueneisen, S; Kabalak, A; Jost, J; Tomasello, M, Chimpanzees return favors at a personal cost., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 114 no. 28 (July, 2017), pp. 7462-7467 [doi]  [abs]
  26. Hardecker, S; Tomasello, M, From imitation to implementation: How two- and three-year-old children learn to enforce social norms, British Journal of Developmental Psychology, vol. 35 no. 2 (June, 2017), pp. 237-248 [doi]
  27. Rapp, DJ; Engelmann, JM; Herrmann, E; Tomasello, M, The impact of choice on young children’s prosocial motivation, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, vol. 158 (June, 2017), pp. 112-121 [doi]
  28. Sánchez-Amaro, A; Duguid, S; Call, J; Tomasello, M, Chimpanzees, bonobos and children successfully coordinate in conflict situations., Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 284 no. 1856 (June, 2017), Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences [doi]  [abs]
  29. Hardecker, S; Schmidt, MFH; Tomasello, M, Children’s Developing Understanding of the Conventionality of Rules, Journal of Cognition and Development, vol. 18 no. 2 (March, 2017), pp. 163-188 [doi]
  30. Ulber, J; Hamann, K; Tomasello, M, Young children, but not chimpanzees, are averse to disadvantageous and advantageous inequities., Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, vol. 155 (March, 2017), pp. 48-66 [doi]  [abs]
  31. Grueneisen, S; Tomasello, M, Children coordinate in a recurrent social dilemma by taking turns and along dominance asymmetries., Developmental Psychology, vol. 53 no. 2 (February, 2017), pp. 265-273 [doi]  [abs]
  32. Krupenye, C; Kano, F; Hirata, S; Call, J; Tomasello, M, A test of the submentalizing hypothesis: Apes' performance in a false belief task inanimate control., Communicative & Integrative Biology, vol. 10 no. 4 (January, 2017), pp. e1343771 [doi]  [abs]
  33. Hepach, R; Vaish, A; Tomasello, M, The fulfillment of others' needs elevates children's body posture., Developmental Psychology, vol. 53 no. 1 (January, 2017), pp. 100-113 [doi]  [abs]
  34. Buttelmann, D; Buttelmann, F; Carpenter, M; Call, J; Tomasello, M, Great apes distinguish true from false beliefs in an interactive helping task., Plos One, vol. 12 no. 4 (January, 2017), pp. e0173793 [doi]  [abs]
  35. Vaish, A; Carpenter, M; Tomasello, M, The Early Emergence of Guilt-Motivated Prosocial Behavior., Child Development, vol. 87 no. 6 (November, 2016), pp. 1772-1782 [doi]  [abs]
  36. Hepach, R; Vaish, A; Grossmann, T; Tomasello, M, Young Children Want to See Others Get the Help They Need., Child Development, vol. 87 no. 6 (November, 2016), pp. 1703-1714 [doi]  [abs]
  37. Schmidt, MFH; Tomasello, M, How chimpanzees cooperate: If dominance is artificially constrained., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 113 no. 44 (November, 2016), pp. E6728-E6729 [doi]
  38. Krupenye, C; Kano, F; Hirata, S; Call, J; Tomasello, M, Great apes anticipate that other individuals will act according to false beliefs., Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 354 no. 6308 (October, 2016), pp. 110-114 [doi]  [abs]
  39. Tomasello, M, In Memoriam: Jerome Seymour Bruner [1915–2016], Cognition, vol. 155 (October, 2016), pp. iii-iv [doi]
  40. Schmidt, MFH; Butler, LP; Heinz, J; Tomasello, M, Young Children See a Single Action and Infer a Social Norm, Psychological Science, vol. 27 no. 10 (October, 2016), pp. 1360-1370 [doi]
  41. Tomasello, M, Jerome Seymour Bruner [1915-2016]., Journal of Child Language, vol. 43 no. 5 (September, 2016), pp. 967-968 [doi]
  42. Vaish, A; Herrmann, E; Markmann, C; Tomasello, M, Preschoolers value those who sanction non-cooperators, Cognition, vol. 153 (August, 2016), pp. 43-51 [doi]
  43. Engelmann, JM; Herrmann, E; Rapp, DJ; Tomasello, M, Young children (sometimes) do the right thing even when their peers do not, Cognitive Development, vol. 39 (July, 2016), pp. 86-92 [doi]
  44. Tomasello, M, The ontogeny of cultural learning, Current Opinion in Psychology, vol. 8 (April, 2016), pp. 1-4 [doi]
  45. Schmidt, MF; Hardecker, S; Tomasello, M, Preschoolers understand the normativity of cooperatively structured competition, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, vol. 143 (March, 2016), pp. 34-47 [doi]
  46. Schmidt, MFH; Rakoczy, H; Mietzsch, T; Tomasello, M, Young Children Understand the Role of Agreement in Establishing Arbitrary Norms-But Unanimity Is Key, Child Development, vol. 87 no. 2 (March, 2016), pp. 612-626 [doi]
  47. Vogelsang, M; Tomasello, M, Giving Is Nicer than Taking: Preschoolers Reciprocate Based on the Social Intentions of the Distributor, edited by di Pellegrino, G, Plos One, vol. 11 no. 1 (January, 2016), pp. e0147539-e0147539 [doi]
  48. Schmidt, MFH; Svetlova, M; Johe, J; Tomasello, M, Children's developing understanding of legitimate reasons for allocating resources unequally, Cognitive Development, vol. 37 (January, 2016), pp. 42-52 [doi]
  49. Herrmann, E; Misch, A; Hernandez-Lloreda, V; Tomasello, M, Uniquely human self-control begins at school age, Developmental Science, vol. 18 no. 6 (November, 2015), pp. 979-993 [doi]
  50. Schäfer, M; Haun, DBM; Tomasello, M, Fair Is Not Fair Everywhere, Psychological Science, vol. 26 no. 8 (August, 2015), pp. 1252-1260 [doi]
  51. Karg, K; Schmelz, M; Call, J; Tomasello, M, The goggles experiment: can chimpanzees use self-experience to infer what a competitor can see?, Animal Behaviour, vol. 105 (July, 2015), pp. 211-221 [doi]
  52. Grueneisen, S; Wyman, E; Tomasello, M, Children use salience to solve coordination problems, Developmental Science, vol. 18 no. 3 (May, 2015), pp. 495-501 [doi]
  53. Grueneisen, S; Wyman, E; Tomasello, M, “I Know You Don't Know I Know…” Children Use Second-Order False-Belief Reasoning for Peer Coordination, Child Development, vol. 86 no. 1 (January, 2015), pp. 287-293 [doi]
  54. Tomasello, M; Riedl,, K; Jensen,, K; Call,, J, Restorative justice in young children, Current Biology, vol. 25 (2015), pp. 1-5
  55. Rossano, F; Fiedler, L; Tomasello, M, Preschoolers’ understanding of the role of communication and cooperation in establishing property rights., Developmental Psychology, vol. 51 no. 2 (2015), pp. 176-184 [doi]
  56. Wobber, V; Herrmann, E; Hare, B; Wrangham, R; Tomasello, M, Differences in the early cognitive development of children and great apes., Developmental Psychobiology, vol. 56 no. 3 (April, 2014), pp. 547-573 [doi]  [abs]
  57. Tomasello, M, The ultra-social animal, European Journal of Social Psychology, vol. 44 no. 3 (April, 2014), pp. 187-194 [doi]
  58. Grosse, G; Scott-Phillips, TC; Tomasello, M, Three-year-olds hide their communicative intentions in appropriate contexts., Developmental Psychology, vol. 49 no. 11 (November, 2013), pp. 2095-2101 [doi]  [abs]
  59. Herrmann, E; Keupp, S; Hare, B; Vaish, A; Tomasello, M, Direct and indirect reputation formation in nonhuman great apes (Pan paniscus, Pan troglodytes, Gorilla gorilla, Pongo pygmaeus) and human children (Homo sapiens)., Journal of Comparative Psychology, vol. 127 no. 1 (February, 2013), pp. 63-75 [doi]  [abs]
  60. Tomasello, M; Vaish, A, Origins of Human Cooperation and Morality, Annual Review of Psychology, vol. 64 no. 1 (January, 2013), pp. 231-255 [doi]
  61. Herrmann, E; Hare, B; Cissewski, J; Tomasello, M, A comparison of temperament in nonhuman apes and human infants, Developmental Science, vol. 14 no. 6 (2011), pp. 1393-1405 [doi]  [abs]
  62. Hare, B; Rosati, A; Kaminski, J; Bräuer, J; Call, J; Tomasello, M, The domestication hypothesis for dogs' skills with human communication: a response to Udell et al. (2008) and Wynne et al. (2008), Animal Behaviour, vol. 79 no. 2 (February, 2010), pp. e1-e6 [doi]
  63. Herrmann, E; Hare, B; Call, J; Tomasello, M, Differences in the cognitive skills of bonobos and chimpanzees, Plos One, vol. 5 no. 8 (2010), pp. e12438 [doi]  [abs]
  64. Herrmann, E; Hernández-Lloreda, MV; Call, J; Hare, B; Tomasello, M, The structure of individual differences in the cognitive abilities of children and chimpanzees, Psychological Science, vol. 21 no. 1 (2010), pp. 102-110 [doi]  [abs]
  65. Wobber, V; Hare, B; Koler-Matznick, J; Wrangham, R; Tomasello, M, Breed differences in domestic dogs’ ( Canis familiaris ) comprehension of human communicative signals, edited by Matsuzawa, T, Interaction Studies, vol. 10 no. 2 (July, 2009), pp. 206-224 [doi]  [abs]
  66. Melis, AP; Hare, B; Tomasello, M, Chimpanzees coordinate in a negotiation game, Evolution and Human Behavior, vol. 30 no. 6 (2009), pp. 381-392 [doi]  [abs]
  67. Herrmann, E; Call, J; Hernandez-Lloreda, MV; Hare, B; Tomasello, M, Comparing social skills of children and apes - Response, Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 319 no. 5863 (February, 2008), pp. 570-570
  68. Melis, AP; Hare, B; Tomasello, M, Do chimpanzees reciprocate received favours?, Animal Behaviour, vol. 76 no. 3 (2008), pp. 951-962 [doi]  [abs]
  69. Herrmann, E; Call, J; Hernández-Lloreda, MV; Hare, B; Tomasello, M, Response [3], Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 319 no. 5863 (2008), pp. 569-
  70. Herrmann, E; Call, J; Hernàndez-Lloreda, MV; Hare, B; Tomasello, M, Humans have evolved specialized skills of social cognition: the cultural intelligence hypothesis., Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 317 no. 5843 (September, 2007), pp. 1360-1366 [doi]  [abs]
  71. Warneken, F; Hare, B; Melis, AP; Hanus, D; Tomasello, M, Spontaneous altruism by chimpanzees and young children., Plos Biology, vol. 5 no. 7 (July, 2007), pp. e184 [doi]  [abs]
  72. Tomasello, M; Hare, B; Lehmann, H; Call, J, Reliance on head versus eyes in the gaze following of great apes and human infants: the cooperative eye hypothesis., Journal of Human Evolution, vol. 52 no. 3 (March, 2007), pp. 314-320 [doi]  [abs]
  73. Hare, B; Call, J; Tomasello, M, Chimpanzees deceive a human competitor by hiding., Cognition, vol. 101 no. 3 (October, 2006), pp. 495-514 [doi]  [abs]
  74. Jensen, K; Hare, B; Call, J; Tomasello, M, What's in it for me? Self-regard precludes altruism and spite in chimpanzees., Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol. 273 no. 1589 (April, 2006), pp. 1013-1021 [doi]  [abs]
  75. Melis, AP; Hare, B; Tomasello, M, Chimpanzees recruit the best collaborators., Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 311 no. 5765 (March, 2006), pp. 1297-1300 [doi]  [abs]
  76. Melis, AP; Hare, B; Tomasello, M, Engineering cooperation in chimpanzees: tolerance constraints on cooperation, Animal Behaviour, vol. 72 no. 2 (2006), pp. 275-286 [doi]  [abs]
  77. Hare, B; Tomasello, M, Human-like social skills in dogs?, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, vol. 9 no. 9 (September, 2005), pp. 439-444 [doi]  [abs]
  78. Hare, B; Tomasello, M, Chimpanzees are more skilful in competitive than in cooperative cognitive tasks, Animal Behaviour, vol. 68 no. 3 (September, 2004), pp. 571-581 [doi]  [abs]
  79. Call, J; Hare, B; Carpenter, M; Tomasello, M, 'Unwilling' versus 'unable': Chimpanzees' understanding of human intentional action, Developmental Science, vol. 7 no. 4 (2004), pp. 488-498 [doi]  [abs]
  80. Tomasello, M; Call, J; Hare, B, Chimpanzees versus humans: It's not that simple, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, vol. 7 no. 6 (2003), pp. 239-240 [doi]
  81. Tomasello, M; Call, J; Hare, B, Chimpanzees understand psychological states - The question is which ones and to what extent, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, vol. 7 no. 4 (2003), pp. 153-156 [doi]  [abs]
  82. Hare, B; Addessi, E; Call, J; Tomasello, M; Visalberghi, E, Do capuchin monkeys, Cebus apella, know what conspecifics do and do not see?, Animal Behaviour, vol. 65 no. 1 (2003), pp. 131-142 [doi]  [abs]
  83. Hare, B; Brown, M; Williamson, C; Tomasello, M, The domestication of social cognition in dogs., Science (New York, N.Y.), vol. 298 no. 5598 (November, 2002), pp. 1634-1636 [doi]  [abs]
  84. Hare, B; Call, J; Tomasello, M, Do chimpanzees know what conspecifics know?, Animal Behaviour, vol. 61 no. 1 (January, 2001), pp. 139-151 [doi]  [abs]
  85. Tomasello, M; Hare, B; Fogleman, T, The ontogeny of gaze following in chimpanzees, Pan troglodytes, and rhesus macaques, Macaca mulatta, Animal Behaviour, vol. 61 no. 2 (2001), pp. 335-343 [doi]  [abs]
  86. Hare, B; Call, J; Agnetta, B; Tomasello, M, Chimpanzees know what conspecifics do and do not see, Animal Behaviour, vol. 59 no. 4 (April, 2000), pp. 771-785 [doi]  [abs]
  87. Agnetta, B; Hare, B; Tomasello, M, Cues to food location that domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) of different ages do and do not use, Animal Cognition, vol. 3 no. 2 (2000), pp. 107-112 [doi]  [abs]
  88. Hare, B; Tomasello, M, Domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) use human and conspecific social cues to locate hidden food, Journal of Comparative Psychology, vol. 113 no. 2 (June, 1999), pp. X173-X177  [abs]
  89. Itakura, S; Agnetta, B; Hare, B; Tomasello, M, Chimpanzee use of human and conspecific social cues to locate hidden food, Developmental Science, vol. 2 no. 4 (1999), pp. 448-456  [abs]
  90. Tomasello, M; Hare, B; Agnetta, B, Chimpanzees, Pan troglodytes, follow gaze direction geometrically, Animal Behaviour, vol. 58 no. 4 (1999), pp. 769-777 [doi]  [abs]
  91. Byrne, RW; Russon, AE, Learning by imitation: a hierarchical approach., Behavioral and Brain Sciences, vol. 21 no. 5 (October, 1998), pp. 667-684 [doi]  [abs]
  92. Tomasello, M; Call, J; Hare, B, Five primate species follow the visual gaze of conspecifics, Animal Behaviour, vol. 55 no. 4 (1998), pp. 1063-1069 [doi]  [abs]

Books

  1. Tomasello, M, A Natural History of Human Morality (January, 2016), pp. 180 pages, ISBN 0674088646  [abs]
  2. Tomasello, M, A Natural History of Human Thinking (February, 2014), pp. 1-192, Harvard University Press, ISBN 9780674724778  [abs]

Chapters in Books

  1. Krupenye, C; Kano, F; Hirata, S; Call, J; Tomasello, M, Great apes anticipate actions based on agents' (false) beliefs, International Journal of Psychology : Journal International De Psychologie, vol. 51 (July, 2016), pp. 255-255
  2. Wobber, V; Herrmann, E; Hare, B; Wrangham, R; Tomasello, M, Species differences in the rate of cognitive ontogeny among humans, chimpanzees, and bonobos, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, vol. 144 (2011), pp. 313-314

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