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Publications of Michael Tomasello    :recent first  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

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Journal Articles

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

Books

  1. Tomasello, M (2014). A Natural History of Human Thinking.. Harvard University Press.  [abs]
  2. Tomasello, M (2016). A Natural History of Human Morality.  [abs]

Chapters in Books

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

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