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Human Origins of Self-Regulation

Publications

Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (in press). Focusing and shifting attention in human children and chimpanzees. Journal of Comparative Psychology.

2015

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

Herrmann, E., Misch, A., Hernandez-Lloreda, V., & Tomasello, M. (2014). Uniquely human self-control begins at school age (advance online). Developmental Science.
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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 [u.a.]: Springer.
      
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.
      
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

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.
      
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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