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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. 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].
  2. 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].
  3. Tomasello, M; Call, J, Thirty years of great ape gestures., Animal Cognition (February, 2018) [doi[abs].
  4. 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].
  5. 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].

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