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Journal Article (17)

2021
Journal Article
Gerdemann, S. C., & Wertz, A. E. (2021). 18-month-olds use different cues to categorize plants and artifacts. Evolution and Human Behavior, 42(4), 304–315. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2020.12.003
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McNamara, R. A., & Wertz, A. E. (2021). Early plant learning in Fiji. Human Nature, 32, 115–149. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12110-021-09389-6
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Pietraszewski, D., & Wertz, A. E. (in press). Why evolutionary psychology should abandon modularity. Perspectives on Psychological Science.
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Rioux, C., & Wertz, A. E. (in press). Avoidance of plant foods in infancy. Developmental Psychology.
2020
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Falck, A., Labouret, G., Izard, V., Wertz, A. E., Keil, F. C., & Strickland, B. (2020). Core cognition in adult vision: A surprising discrepancy between the principles of object continuity and solidity. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 149(12), 2250–2263. https://doi.org/10.1037/xge0000785
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Włodarczyk, A., Rioux, C., & Wertz, A. E. (2020). Social information reduces infants' avoidance of plants. Cognitive Development, 54, Article 100867. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogdev.2020.100867
2019
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Elsner, C., & Wertz, A. E. (2019). The seeds of social learning: Infants exhibit more social looking for plants than other object types. Cognition, 183, 244–255. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2018.09.016
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Oña, L., Oña, L. S., & Wertz, A. E. (2019). The evolution of plant social learning through error minimization. Evolution and Human Behavior, 40(5), 447–456. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2019.05.009
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Schlegelmilch, K., & Wertz, A. E. (2019). The effects of calibration target, screen location, and movement type on infant eye-tracking data quality. Infancy, 24(4), 636–662. https://doi.org/10.1111/infa.12294
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Wertz, A. E. (2019). How plants shape the mind. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 23(7), 528–531. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tics.2019.04.009
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Wertz, A. E., & Moya, C. (2019). Pathways to cognitive design. Behavioural Processes, 161, 73–86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2018.05.013
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Wertz, A. E., & Wynn, K. (2019). Can I eat that too? 18-month-olds generalize social information about edibility to similar looking plants. Appetite, 138, 127–135. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.appet.2019.02.013
2018
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Włodarczyk, A., Elsner, C., Schmitterer, A., & Wertz, A. E. (2018). Every rose has its thorn: Infants' responses to pointed shapes in naturalistic contexts. Evolution and Human Behavior, 39(6), 583–593. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2018.06.001
2017
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Kominsky, J. F., Strickland, B., Wertz, A. E., Elsner, C., Wynn, K., & Keil, F. C. (2017). Categories and constraints in causal perception. Psychological Science, 28(11), 1649–1662. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797617719930
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Pietraszewski, D., Wertz, A. E., Bryant, G. A., & Wynn, K. (2017). Three-month-old-human infants use vocal cues of body size. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: B, Biological Sciences, 284, Article 20170656. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.0656
2014
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Wertz, A. E., & Wynn, K. (2014). Thyme to touch: Infants possess strategies that protect them from dangers posed by plants. Cognition, 130(1), 44–49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2013.09.002
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Wertz, A. E., & Wynn, K. (2014). Selective social learning of plant edibility in 6- and 18-month-old infants. Psychological Science, 25(4), 874–882. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797613516145

Thesis - PhD (1)

2019
Thesis - PhD
Wlodarczyk, A. (2019). Response to naturalistic threats in infancy [PhD Thesis, Freie Universität Berlin].

Thesis - Master (6)

2020
Thesis - Master
Vidal Orga, B. (2020). The role of social information in non-human great apes' behavioral responses to plants [Master's Thesis, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin].
2019
Thesis - Master
Wright, C. (2019). A preliminary analysis exploring young children’s touch behavior towards plants in a naturalistic garden setting [Master's Thesis, Universität Potsdam].
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