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  Patricia Kanngiesser   Publications  


Scientific Publications


Kanngiesser, P., Rossano, F., Tomasello, M. (in press). Late emergence of the first possession ownership heuristic: evidence from a small-scale culture.  Child Development.

Kanngiesser, P., Itakura, S., Zhou, Y., Kanda, T., Ishiguro, H., Hood, B. (in press). The role of social eye-gaze in children's and adults' ownership attributions to robotic agents in three cultures. Interaction Studies.

Kanngiesser, P., Schmidt, M.F.H., Rossano, F. (2015) Young children's understanding of social norms and social institutions. United Nations Handbook on Women and Children as Victims and Offenders (edited by H. Kury, S. Redo, E. Shea)


Kanngiesser, P., Hood, B. M., Itakura, S. (2014). The effect of labour on ownership decisions in two cultures: developmental evidence from Japan and the UK. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 32, 320-329.

Kanngiesser, P., Hood, B.M. (2014b). Not by labor alone: Considerations for value influence ownership transfers following the investment of labor. Cognitive Science, 38, 353-366.

Kanngiesser, P., Hood, B. (2014a). Young Children's Understanding of Ownership Rights in Newly Created Objects. Cognitive Development, 29, 30-40.


Kanngiesser, P., Warneken, F. (2012). Young children take merit into account when sharing rewards. PLoS ONE 7(8): e43979.
Open Access:


Kanngiesser, P., Santos, L. R., Hood, B., Call, J. (2011). The Limits of Endowment Effects in Great Apes. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 125(4), 436-445.

Kanngiesser, P., Sueur, C., Riedl, K., Grossmann, J., Call, J. (2011). Grooming network cohesion and the role of individuals in a group of captive chimpanzees. American Journal of Primatology, 73(8), 758-767.


Kanngiesser, P., Gjersoe, N., Hood, B. M. (2010). The Effect of Creative Labour on Property-Ownership Transfer by Preschool Children and Adults. Psychological Science, 21(9), 1236-1241.

Kanngiesser, P., Call, J. (2010). Bonobos, chimpanzees, gorillas, and orang utans use feature and spatial cues in two spatial memory tasks. Animal Cognition, 13(3), 419-430.
Open Access:

Potì, P., Kanngiesser, P., Saporiti, M., Amiconi, A., Blaesing, B., Call, J. (2010). Searching in the Middle - Capuchins' (Cebus apella) and Bonobos' (Pan paniscus) Behavior During a Spatial Search Task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 36(1), 92-109.