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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. Li, L; Tomasello, M, Disagreement, justification, and equitable moral judgments: A brief training study., Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, vol. 223 (November, 2022), pp. 105494 [doi[abs].
  2. Colle, L; Grosse, G; Behne, T; Tomasello, M, Just teasing! - Infants' and toddlers' understanding of teasing interactions and its effect on social bonding., Cognition (November, 2022), pp. 105314 [doi[abs].
  3. Li, L; Tucker, A; Tomasello, M, Young children judge defection less negatively when there's a good justification, Cognitive Development, vol. 64 (October, 2022) [doi[abs].
  4. Grueneisen, S; Tomasello, M, How fairness and dominance guide young children's bargaining decisions., Child Development, vol. 93 no. 5 (September, 2022), pp. 1318-1333 [doi[abs].
  5. Tomasello, M, The coordination of attention and action in great apes and humans., Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences, vol. 377 no. 1859 (September, 2022), pp. 20210093 [doi[abs].

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