Publications

Tattling with Chinese characteristics
J. Xu

In Press, Ethos. 

The mischievous, the naughty, and the violent in a Taiwanese village: Peer aggression narratives in Arthur P. Wolf’s “Child Interview” (1959)
J. Xu
In Press, Cross Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review, 33.

Children’s understanding of dominance and prestige in China and the UK
A. Kajanus*, N. Afshordi*, & F. Warneken
2020, Evolution and Human Behavior, 41(19), 23-34. *joint first authors
Open access (until 29 February, 2020)

Measuring subjective social status in children of diverse societies
D. Amir, C. Valeggia, M. Srinivasan, L. Sugiyama, & Y. Dunham
2019, PLoS ONE, 14(12): e0226550.

Essentialization of social categories across development in two cultures
T. Davoodi, G. Soley, P.L. Harris, & P. R. Blake
2019, Child Development, 91(1), 289-306.

Infant gaze following depends on communicative signals: An eye-tracking study of 5-to-7-month-olds in Vanuatu
M. Hernik, & T. Broesch

2019, Developmental Science, 22(4): e12779.

Universal norm psychology leads to societal diversity in prosocial behavior and development 
B. House, P. Kanngiesser, C. Barrett, T. Broesch, S. Cebioglu, A. Crittenden, A. Erut, S. Lew-  Levy, C. Sebastian-Enesco, A. Smith, S. Yilmaz, & J. Silk
2019, Nature Human Behavior, 4, 36–44.

Children’s fairness in two Chinese Schools: A combined ethnographic and experimental study
A. Kajanus, K. McAuliffe, F. Warneken, & P. R. Blake
2019, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 177, 282-296. 

Group conquers efficacy: Preschoolers’ imitation under conflict between minimal group membership and behavior efficacy
Y. Li, Y. Liao, Y. Cheng, & J. He
2019, PLoS ONE, 14(9): e0223101.

Sleep timing and duration in indigenous villages with and without electric lighting on Tanna Island, Vanuatu
A. Smit, T.
Broesch, J. Siegel, & R. Mistlberger
2019, Scientific Reports, 9: 17278. 

Learning “merit” in a Chinese preschool: Bringing the anthropological perspective to understanding moral development
J. Xu
2019, American Anthropologist, 121(3), 655-666.

Early prosocial development across cultures
T. Callaghan & J. Corbit
2018, Current Opinion in Psychology, 20, 102-106

Varieties of young children’s prosocial behavior in Zambia: The role of cognitive ability, wealth, and inequality beliefs
N. Chernyak, T. Harvey, A. R. Tarullo, P. C. Rockers, & P. R. Blake
2018, Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 2209. 

Variation is the universal: Making cultural evolution work in developmental psychology
M. Kline, R. Shamsudheen, & T. Broesch
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 373(1743). pii: 20170059

Evidence for proactive and reactive helping in two- to five-year-olds from a small-scale society
H. Aime, L. Aknin, F. Warneken, & T. Broesch
2017, 
PloS One, 12(11): e0187787. 

Chinese preschoolers’ resource allocation in the face of existing inequality under collaborative and noncollaborative contexts.
Q. Chai, & J. He
2017, Developmental Psychology, 53(8), 1494-1500.

Children’s collaboration induces fairness rather than generosity
J. Corbit, K. McAuliffe, T. Callaghan, P. R. Blake, & F. Warneken
2017, Cognition, 168, 344-356.

The Good Child: Moral Development in a Chinese Preschool
J. Xu
2017, Stanford University Press.

Give as I give: Adult influence on children’s giving in two cultures
P. R. Blake, J. Corbit, T. Callaghan, & F. Warneken
2016, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 152, 149-160.

The ontogeny of fairness in seven societies
*P. R. Blake, *K. McAuliffe, T. Callaghan, J. Corbit, O. Barry, A. Bowie, R. Greaves, L. Kleutsch, K. Kramer, E. Ross, H. Vongsachang, R. Wrangham, & F. Warneken
2015, 
Nature, 528, 258-261. *joint first authors