In-Press/Under Review

Langenhoff, A., Engelmann, J.M.*, & Srinivasan, M.* (under review) Children respond reasonably to disagreement.

Schleihauf, H., Zhang, Z., Gomez, A., & Engelmann, J.M. (under review) From outcome to process: A developmental shift in judgments of rational reasoning.

Engelmann, J.M., Langenhoff, A., Poprawe, F., Sriniviasan, M., & Schleihauf, H. (under review) The origins of discourse: How children learn to give and respond to reasons.

Haux, L., Engelmann, J.M., Arslan, R., Hertwig, R., Herrmann, E. (under review) Chimpanzee and human risk preferences show key similarities.

Engelmann, J.M, Haux, L., Schleihauf, H., Völter, C., Call, J., Rakoczy, H. & Herrmann, E. (accepted pending data collection). Do Chimpanzees Reason According to the Disjunctive Syllogism? Child Development.

2022

Hepach, R.*, Engelmann, J.M.*, Herrmann, E., Gerdemann, S., & Tomasello, M. (2022) Evidence for a developmental shift in the motivation underlying helping in early childhood. Developmental Science.

Engelmann, J.M., Herrmann, E., Proft, M., Keupp, S., Dunham, Y.+, & Rakoczy, H.+ (2022) Chimpanzees consider freedom of choice in their evaluation of social action. Biology Letters. 18(2).

Köymen, B. & Engelmann, J.M.  (2022) Young children rely on gossip when jointly reasoning about whom to believe. Developmental Psychology.

Schleihauf, H., Herrmann, E., Fischer, J., & Engelmann, J.M. (2022) How Children Revise Their Beliefs in Light of Reasons. Child Development.

Gerdemann S.C., Tippmann J., Dietrich B., Engelmann J.M., Hepach R. (2022) Young children show negative emotions after failing to help others. PLoS ONE 17(4): e0266539

2021

Engelmann, J.M., Völter, C.J., O’Madagain, C., Proft, M., Haun, D.B.M., Rakoczy, H. & Herrmann, E. (2021) Chimpanzees consider alternative possibilities. Current Biology.

Engelmann, J.M., Zhang, Z., Zeidler, H., Dunham, Y., & Herrmann, E. (2021) The influence of friendship and merit on children’s resource allocation in three societies. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 208. 105149.

Haux, L.M., Engelmann, J.M., Herrmann, E. + & Hertwig, R.+ (2021) How chimpanzees decide in the face of social and nonsocial uncertainty. Animal Behaviour. 173. 177-189.

2019

Knofe, H., Engelmann, J.M., Tomasello, M., Herrmann, E. (2019) Chimpanzees monopolize and children take turns in a limited resource problem. Scientific Reports. 9. 7597.

Engelmann, J. M., & Tomasello, M. (2019). Children’s Sense of Fairness as Equal Respect. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 23(6), 454–463. 
• Comment: McAuliffe, K., Warneken, F., & Blake, P. (2019). Children’s Sense of Fairness: Respect Isn’t Everything. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 23(9), 715–716.
• Reply to comment: Engelmann, J. M., & Tomasello, M. (2019). Respect Defended. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 23(9), 716–717.

Engelmann, J.M., Haux, L.M., & Herrmann, E. (2019) Helping in young children and chimpanzees is partial toward friends. Evolution and Human Behavior

Herrmann, E., Haux, L.M., Zeidler, H., & Engelmann, J.M. (2019) Human children but not chimpanzees make irrational decisions driven by social comparison. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 

Herrmann, E., Engelmann, J.M., Tomasello, M. (2019) Children engage in competitive altruism. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 179. 176-189.

Confer, J.A., & Chopik, W.J. (2019). Behavioral explanations reduce retributive punishment but not reward: The mediating role of conscious will. Consciousness and Cognition, 75, 102808. 

2018

Rapp, D.J., Engelmann, J.M., Herrmann, E., & Tomasello,M. (2018) Young children’s reputational strategies in a peer group context. Developmental Psychology 

Engelmann, J.M., Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2018) Concern for group reputation increases prosociality in young children. Psychological Science. 29(2). 181-190 

Melis, A.P., Engelmann, J.M., & Warneken, F. (2018) Correspondence: Chimpanzee helping is real, not a byproduct. Nature Communications. 9. 

Engelmann, J.M. & Rapp, D.J. (2018) The influence of reputational concerns on children’s prosociality. Current Opinion in Psychology. 20. 92-95. 

2017

Engelmann, J.M., Clift, J., Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2017) Social disappointment explains chimpanzees’ behavior in the inequity aversion task. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 284(1861). 20171502. 

Rapp, D.J., Engelmann, J.M., Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2017) The impact of free choice on young children’s prosocial development. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 158. 112-121. 

2016

Haux, L.M., Engelmann, J.M., Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2016)  Do young children trust gossip or their own observations? Social Development. doi: 10.1111/sode.12225.

Engelmann, J.M., Herrmann, E., Rapp, D.J., & Tomasello, M. (2016) Young children (sometimes) do the right thing even if their peers do not. Cognitive Development. 39. 86-92.

Engelmann, J.M., Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2016) Preschoolers affect others’ reputations through prosocial gossip. British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 34(3). 447-460.

Engelmann, J.M., & Herrmann, E. (2016). Chimpanzees trust their friends. Current Biology. 26(2). 252-256. 

Engelmann, J.M., Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2016) The effects of being watched on resource acquisition in chimpanzees and human children. Animal Cognition. 19(1), 147-151. 

2015

Engelmann, J.M., Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2015) Chimpanzees trust conspecifics to engage in low-cost reciprocity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 282(1801). 20142803. 

2013

Engelmann J.M., Over, H., Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2013) Young children care more about their reputation with ingroup members and potential reciprocators. Developmental Science. 16(6). 952-958. 

2012

Engelmann, J.M., Herrmann, E., & Tomasello, M. (2012) Five-year-olds, but not chimpanzees, attempt to manage their reputations. PLoS ONE. 7(10). E48433. 

Book Chapters

Engelmann, J.M., & Tomasello, M. (2018) The middle step: joint intentionality as human-unique form of second-personal engagement. In Jankovic, M., & Ludwig, K., (eds.) The Routledge Handbook on Collective Intentionality. Routledge. 

Engelmann, J.M., & Tomasello, M. (2017) Prosociality and morality in children and chimpanzees. In Helwig, C. (ed.) New Perspectives on Moral Development. 

Engelmann, J.M., & Zeller, C. (2017) Doing the right thing for the wrong reason: reputation and moral behavior. In Julian Kiverstein (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of the Social Mind. Routledge. 247-261.