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  Marco F. H. Schmidt   Publications 


In press

Kanngiesser, P., Schmidt, M. F. H., & Rossano, F. (forthcoming). Young children’s understanding of social norms and social institutions. In H. Kury, S. Redo, & E. Shea (Eds.), Women and children as victims and offenders: Background – prevention – reintegration. Suggestions for succeeding generations. Springer Verlag.

Köymen, B., Schmidt, M. F. H., Rost, L., Lieven, E., & Tomasello, M. (in press). Teaching versus enforcing game rules in preschoolers’ peer interactions. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. [pdf]

Schmidt, M. F. H., & Rakoczy, H. (forthcoming). On the uniqueness of human normative attitudes. In K. Bayertz & N. Roughley (Eds.), The Normative Animal? Oxford University Press.


Göckeritz, S., Schmidt, M. F. H., & Tomasello, M. (2014). Young children's creation and transmission of social norms. Cognitive Development, 30(0), 81–95. doi:10.1016/j.cogdev.2014.01.003. [pdf]

Jensen, K., Vaish, A., & Schmidt, M. F. H. (2014). The emergence of human prosociality: Aligning with others through feelings, concerns, and norms. Frontiers in Psychology, 5(822). doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00822 [link]


Schmidt, M. F. H., Rakoczy, H., & Tomasello, M. (2013). Young children understand and defend the entitlements of others. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 116(4), 930–944. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2013.06.013 [pdf]

Rakoczy, H., & Schmidt, M. F. H. (2013). The early ontogeny of social norms. Child Development Perspectives, 7(1), 17–21. doi:10.1111/cdep.12010 [pdf]

Sommerville, J. A., Schmidt, M. F. H., Yun, J., & Burns, M. (2013). The development of fairness expectations and prosocial behavior in the second year of life. Infancy, 18(1), 40–66. doi:10.1111/j.1532-7078.2012.00129.x [pdf]


Schmidt, M. F. H., Rakoczy, H., & Tomasello, M. (2012). Young children enforce social norms selectively depending on the violator’s group affiliation. Cognition, 124(3), 325–333. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2012.06.004 [pdf]

Schmidt, M. F. H., & Tomasello, M. (2012). Young children enforce social norms. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 21(4), 232–236. doi:10.1177/0963721412448659 [pdf]


Schmidt, M. F. H., Rakoczy, H., & Tomasello, M. (2011). Young children attribute normativity to novel actions without pedagogy or normative language. Developmental Science, 14(3), 530-539.
doi: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2010.01000.x [pdf]

Schmidt, M. F. H., & Sommerville, J. A. (2011). Fairness expectations and altruistic sharing in 15-month-old human infants. PLoS ONE, 6(10), e23223. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0023223 [open-access article]


Duschek, S., Heiss, H., Schmidt, M. F. H., Werner, N. S., & Schuepbach, D. (2010). Interactions between systemic hemodynamics and cerebral blood flow during attentional processing. Psychophysiology, 47(6), 1159-1166. doi:10.1111/j.1469-8986.2010.01020.x

Szameitat, A. J., Raabe, M., Müller, H. J., Greenlee, M. W., Mourão-Miranda, J., & NCP Students (Goltz, D., Graf, P., Hegenloh, M., Herbst, K., Leszczynski, M., Myers, N., Schmidt, M. F. H., Seidl, K., Soutschek, A., Tardy, M., & Tsankova, E.) (2010). Motor imagery of voluntary coughing - A functional MRI study using a support vector machine. NeuroReport, 21(15), 980-984.