Publications

Journal Articles

Grueneisen, S. & Tomasello, M. (in press). The development of coordination via joint expectations for shared benefits. Developmental Psychology.

Duguid, S., Wyman, E., Grueneisen, S., & Tomasello, M. (in press). The strategies used by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and children (Homo sapiens) to solve a simple coordination problem. Journal of Comparative Psychology.

Koomen, R.*,Grueneisen, S.*, & Herrmann, E. (2020). Children delay gratification for cooperative ends. Psychological Science, 31, 139–148.
* equal contribution

Schmelz, M., Grueneisen, S., & Tomasello, M. (2019). The psychological mechanisms underlying reciprocal prosociality in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Journal of Comparative Psychology. Advance Online Publication.

Grueneisen, S. & Tomasello, M. (2019). Children use rules to coordinate in a social dilemma. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 179, 362–374.

Stengelin, R., Grueneisen, S., & Tomasello, M. (2018). Why should I trust you? Investigating young children’s mistrust in potential deceivers. Cognitive Development, 48, 146–154.

Grueneisen, S.*, Duguid, S.*, Saur, H., & Tomasello, M. (2017). Children, chimpanzees, and bonobos adjust the visibility of their actions for cooperators and competitors. Scientific Reports.
* equal contribution

Grueneisen, S. & Tomasello, M. (2017). Children coordinate in a recurrent social dilemma by taking turns and along dominance asymmetries. Developmental Psychology, 53, 265–273.

Schmelz, M.*, Grueneisen, S.*, Kabalak, A., Jost, J., & Tomasello, M. (2017). Chimpanzees return favors at a personal cost. PNAS, 114, 7462–7467.
* equal contribution

Grueneisen, S., Wyman, E., & Tomasello, M. (2015). Children use salience to solve coordination problems. Developmental Science, 18, 495–501.

Grueneisen, S., Wyman, E., & Tomasello, M. (2015). Conforming to coordinate: Children use majority information for peer coordination. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 33, 136–147.

Grueneisen, S., Wyman, E., & Tomasello, M. (2015). “I know you don’t know I know…” Children use second-order false-belief reasoning for peer coordination. Child Development, 86, 287–293.

Hepach, R., Kliemann, D., Grueneisen, S., Heekeren, H.R., & Dziobek, I. (2011). Conceptualizing emotions along the dimensions of valence, arousal and communicative frequency – Implications for social-cognitive test and training tools. Frontiers in Psychology 2.

Book Chapter

Grueneisen, S. & Wyman, E. (2020). Human cooperation: Ontogenetic and evolutionary origins. In L. Workman, W. Reader, & J. Barkow (eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Behavior (pp. 265–275). Cambridge University Press.