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  Patricia Kanngiesser   Publications  

Publications and Presentations

Scientific Publications

In press

Kanngiesser, P., Hood, B. (in press). Young children's understanding of ownership rights in newly created objects. Cognitive Development

Kanngiesser, P., Hood, B.M. (in press). Not by labor alone: Considerations for value influence ownership transfers following the investment of labor. Cognitive Science


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.

Submitted and in preparation

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

Kanngiesser, P., Hood, B. M., Itakura, S. (submitted). The effect of labour on ownership transfers in third party conflicts: developmental evidence from Japan and the UK




Invited Talks

2012 Georg-August-University Göttingen (D), Department of Psychology, Biological Developmental Psychology Group

Kyoto University (JP), Department of Psychology, Developmental Group

Harvard University (US), Department of Psychology, Social Development Group

Université de Lausanne (CH), Department of Psychology, External Seminar Series

Queen Mary, University of London (UK), Neurobiology, Behaviour & Cognition Group

2010 University of Bristol (UK), Department of Philosophy, Work in Progress Seminar

University of Bristol (UK), School of Experimental Psychology, Developmental Group

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (D), Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Social Cognition Group

Conference Talks


Society for Research into Child Development Meeting (SRCD), Montreal (CA)

Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development (BCCCD), Budapest (HU)


British Psychology Society (BPS) Developmental Section Meeting, Goldsmiths College London (UK)

Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (ESPP), Ruhr-University Bochum (D)


Conference Posters


Society for Research into Child Development Meeting (SRCD), Seattle (CA)

Meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (ESPP), Granada (ES)


Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development (BCCCD), Budapest (HU)


International Conference on Infant Studies (ICIS), Baltimore (US)

Budapest CEU Conference on Cognitive Development (BCCCD), Budapest (HU)

2009 XXXI. International Ethology Conference (IEC), Rennes (F)
2007 XXX. International Ethology Conference (IEC), Halifax (CA)