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Human Origins of Self-Regulation

Publications

Submitted

Haux, L. M., Engelmann, J. M., Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (submitted). Do young children trust gossip or their own observations?

In press

Engelmann, J. M., & Tomasello, M. (in press). The middle step: Joint intentionality as human-unique form of second-personal engagement. In M. Jankovic, & K. Ludwig (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook on Collective Intentionality.
Engelmann, J. M., & Zeller, C. (in press). Doing the right thing for the wrong reason: reputation and moral behavior. In J. Kiverstein (Ed.), The Routledge Handbook of the Social Mind.

2016

Engelmann, J. M., & Herrmann, E. (2016). Chimpanzees trust their friends. Current Biology, 26(2), 252-256.
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Engelmann, J. M., Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2016). Preschoolers affect others' reputations through prosocial gossip. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 34(3), 447-460.
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Engelmann, J. M., Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2016). The effects of being watched on resource acquisition in chimpanzees and human children. Animal Cognition, 19(1), 147-151.
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Engelmann, J. M., Herrmann, E., Rapp, D., & Tomasello, M. (2016). Young children (sometimes) do the right thing even when their peers do not. Cognitive Development, 39, 86-92.
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Vaish, A., Herrmann, E., Markmann, C., & Tomasello, M. (2016). Preschoolers value those who sanction non-cooperators. Cognition, 153, 43-51.
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Zeidler, H., Herrmann, E., Haun, D. B. M., & Tomasello, M. (2016). Taking turns or not? Children’s approach to limited resource problems in three different cultures. Child Development, 87(3), 677-688.
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2015

Engelmann, J. M., Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2015). Chimpanzees trust conspecifics to engage in low-cost reciprocity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 282(1801): 20142803.
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Herrmann, E. (2015). Origins of human cognition and temperament: A systematic comparison of non-human great apes and human children. Folia primatologica, 86(4), 295-296.
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Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2015). Focusing and shifting attention in human children and chimpanzees. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 129(3), 268-274.
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Herrmann, E., Misch, A., Hernandez-Lloreda, V., & Tomasello, M. (2015). Uniquely human self-control begins at school age. Developmental Science, 18(6), 979-993.
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Koomen, R., & Herrmann, E. (2015). Feast or famine: An investigation of scarcity and co-feeding effects in chimpanzees. Folia primatologica, 86(4), 306-307.
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Wobber, V., & Herrmann, E. (2015). The influence of testosterone on cognitive performance in bonobos and chimpanzees. In B. Hare, & S. Yamamoto (Eds.), Bonobo cognition and behaviour (pp. 161-177). Leiden [u.a.]: Brill.
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Wobber, V., & Herrmann, E. (2015). The influence of testosterone on cognitive performance in bonobos and chimpanzees. Behaviour, 152(3-4), 407-423.
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2014

Engelmann, J. M. (2014). An empirical investigation of the evolutionary and ontogenetic roots of trust. PhD Thesis, Univ., Leipzig.
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MacLean, E. L., Hare, B., Nunn, C. L., Addessi, E., Amici, F., Anderson, R. C., Aureli, F., Baker, J. M., Bania, A. E., Barnard, A. M., Boogert, N. J., Brannon, E. M., Bray, E. E., Bray, J., Brent, L. J. N., Burkart, J. M., Call, J., Cantlon, J. F., Cheke, L. G., Clayton, N. S., Delgado, M. M., DiVincenti, L. J., Fujita, K., Herrmann, E., Hiramatsu, C., Jacobs, L. F., Jordan, K. E., Laude, J. R., Leimgruber, K. L., Messer, E. J. E., de Moura, A. C. A., Ostojić, L., Picard, A., Platt, M. L., Plotnik, J. M., Range, F., Reader, S. M., Reddy, R. B., Sandel, A. A., Santos, L. R., Schumann, K., Seed, A. M., Sewall, K. B., Shaw, R. C., Slocombe, K. E., Su, Y., Takimoto, A., Tan, J., Tao, R., van Schaik, C. P., Virányi, Z., Visalberghi, E., Wade, J. C., Watanabe, A., Widness, J., Young, J. K., Zentall, T. R., & Zhao, Y. (2014). The evolution of self-control. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(20), E2140-E2148.
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Waller, B. M., Misch, A., Whitehouse, J., & Herrmann, E. (2014). Children, but not chimpanzees, have facial correlates of determination. Biology Letters, 10(3): 20130974.
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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.
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2013

Engelmann, J. M., Over, H., Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2013). Young children care more about their reputation with ingroup members and potential reciprocators. Developmental Science, 16(6), 952-958.
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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.
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Rosati, A. G., Herrmann, E., Kaminski, J., Krupenye, C., Melis, A. P., Schroepfer, K., Tan, J., Warneken, F., Wobber, V., & Hare, B. (2013). Assessing the psychological health of captive and wild apes: A response to Ferdowsian et al. (2011). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 127(3), 329-336.
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2012

Engelmann, J. M., Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2012). Five-year olds, but not chimpanzees, attempt to manage their reputations. PLoS One, 7(10): e48433.
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Herrmann, E. (2012). Similarities in and differences between nonhuman ape and human cognition: The cultural intelligence hypothesis. In N. M. Seel (Ed.), Encyclopedia of the sciences of learning (pp. 3064-3067 ). Berlin: Springer.
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Herrmann, E., & Call, J. (2012). Are there geniuses among the apes? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences, 367(1603), 2753-2761.
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Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2012). Human cultural cognition. In J. C. Mitani, J. Call, & P. M. Kappeler (Eds.), The Evolution of Primate Societies (pp. 701-714). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
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MacLean, E. L., Matthews, L. J., Hare, B. A., Nunn, C. L., Anderson, R. C., Aureli, F., Brannon, E. M., Call, J., Drea, C. M., Emery, N. J., Haun, D. B. M., Herrmann, E., Jacobs, L. F., Platt, M. L., Rosati, A. G., Sandel, A. A., Schroepfer, K. K., Seed, A. M., Tan, J., Van Schaik, C. P., & Wobber, V. (2012). How does cognition evolve? Phylogenetic comparative psychology. Animal Cognition, 15, 223-238.
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Tomasello, M., Melis, A., Tennie, C., Wyman, E., & Herrmann, E. (2012). Two key steps in the evolution of human cooperation: The interdependence hypothesis. Current Anthropology, 53(6), 673-692.
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2011

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.
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Pettersson, H., Kaminski, J., Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2011). Understanding of human communicative motives in domestic dogs. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 133(3-4), 235-245.
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2010

Herrmann, E., Hare, B., Call, J., & Tomasello, M. (2010). Differences in the cognitive skills of bonobos and chimpanzees. PLoS ONE, 5(8): e12438.
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Herrmann, E., Hernández-Lloreda, M. V., 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.
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Tomasello, M., & Herrmann, E. (2010). Ape and human cognition: What's the difference? Current Directions in Psychological Science, 19(1), 3-8.
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2009

Herrmann, E., Hare, B., Cissewski, J., & Tomasello, M. (2009). The origin of human temperament: Differences in the response to novelty among great apes and human children. Poster presented at SRCD Biennial Meeting, Denver, CO.
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McIntyre, M. H., Herrmann, E., Wobber, V., Halbwax, M., Mohamba, C., de Sousa, N., Atencia, R., Cox, D., & Hare, B. (2009). Bonobos have a more human-like second-to-fourth finger length ratio (2D:4D) than chimpanzees: a hypothesized indication of lower prenatal androgens. Journal of Human Evolution, 56(4), 361-365.
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2008

Herrmann, E., Call, J., Hernández-Lloreda, M. V., Hare, B., & Tomasello, M. (2008). Comparing social skills of children and apes: response. Science, 319(5863), 569-570.
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Herrmann, E., Wobber, V., & Call, J. (2008). Great apes' (Pan troglodytes, Pan paniscus, Gorilla gorilla, Pongo pygmaeus) understanding of tool functional properties after limited experience. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 122(2), 220-230.
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2007

Herrmann, E., Call, J., Hernández-Lloreda, M. V., Hare, B., & Tomasello, M. (2007). Humans have evolved specialized skills of social cognition: the cultural intelligence hypothesis. Science, 317(5843), 1360-1366.
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2006

Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2006). Apes' and children's understanding of cooperative and competitive motives in a communicative situation. Developmental Science, 9(5), 518-529.
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Herrmann, E., Melis, A. P., & Tomasello, M. (2006). Apes' use of iconic cues in the object-choice task. Animal Cognition, 9(2), 118-130.
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