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Research Interests for Michael Tomasello

Research Interests:

Major research interests in processes of social cognition, social learning, cooperation, and communication from developmental, comparative, and cultural perspectives. Current theoretical focus on processes of shared intentionality. Empirical research mainly with human children from 1 to 4 years of age and great apes.

Recent Publications   (search)
  1. Wolf, W; Tomasello, M, Human children, but not great apes, become socially closer by sharing an experience in common ground., Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, vol. 199 (November, 2020), pp. 104930 [doi[abs].
  2. Sánchez-Amaro, A; Duguid, S; Call, J; Tomasello, M, Do 7-year-old children understand social leverage?, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, vol. 199 (November, 2020), pp. 104963 [doi[abs].
  3. Ulber, J; Tomasello, M, Young children's prosocial responses toward peers and adults in two social contexts., Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, vol. 198 (October, 2020), pp. 104888 [doi[abs].
  4. Gopnik, A; Frankenhuis, WE; Tomasello, M, Introduction to special issue: 'Life history and learning: how childhood, caregiving and old age shape cognition and culture in humans and other animals'., Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences, vol. 375 no. 1803 (July, 2020), pp. 20190489 [doi[abs].
  5. Tomasello, M, The adaptive origins of uniquely human sociality., Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences, vol. 375 no. 1803 (July, 2020), pp. 20190493 [doi[abs].

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