Publications

Journal Article (30)

2021
Journal Article
Fantasia, V., Oña, L. S., Wright, C., & Wertz, A. E. (2021). Learning blossoms: Caregiver-infant interactions in an outdoor garden setting. Infant Behavior and Development, 64, Article 101601. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2021.101601
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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.
Journal Article
Rioux, C., & Wertz, A. E. (2021). Avoidance of plant foods in infancy. Developmental Psychology, 57(5), 609–624. https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0001146
2020
Journal Article
Donnier, S., Kovács, G., Oña, L. S., Bräuer, J., & Amici, F. (2020). Experience has a limited effect on humans’ ability to predict the outcome of social interactions in children, dogs and macaques. Scientific Reports, 10, Article 21240. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-78275-5
Journal Article
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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Giari, G., Leonardelli, E., Tao, Y., Machado, M., & Fairhall, S. L. (2020). Spatiotemporal properties of the neural representation of conceptual content for words and pictures: An MEG study. NeuroImage, 219, Article 116913. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuroimage.2020.116913
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Haun, D. B. M., Liebal, K., Amici, F., Bender, A., Bohn, M., Bräuer, J., Buttelmann, D., Burkart, J., Cacchione, T., Detroy, S., Faßbender, I., Fichtel, C., Fischer, J., Gampe, A., Gray, R. D., Horn, L., Oña, L., Kärtner, J., Kaminski, J., Kanngießer, P., Keller, H., Köster, M., Kopp, K. S., Kornadt, H.-J., Rakoczy, H., Schuppli, C., Stengelin, R., Trommsdorff, G., Van Leeuwen, E., & Van Schaik, C. (2020). Ein Plädoyer für die Relevanz der Vergleichenden Psychologie für das Verständnis menschlicher Entwicklung. Psychologische Rundschau, 71(1), 40–41. https://doi.org/10.1026/0033-3042/a000466
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Lafraire, J., Rioux, C., Hamaoui, J., Girgis, H., Nguyen, S., & Thibaut, J.-P. (2020). Food as a borderline domain of knowledge: The development of domain-specific inductive reasoning strategies in young children. Cognitive Development, 56, Article 100946. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogdev.2020.100946
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Luan, S., Schooler, L. J., & Tan, J. (2020). Improving judgment accuracy by sequential adjustment. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 27(1), 170–177. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13423-019-01696-5
Journal Article
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
Journal Article
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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Fantasia, V., Galbusera, L., Reck, C., & Fasulo, A. (2019). Rethinking intrusiveness: Exploring the sequential organization in interactions between infants and mothers. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, Article 1543. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01543
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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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Oña, L. S., Sandler, W., & Liebal, K. (2019). A stepping stone to compositionality in chimpanzee communication. PeerJ, 7, Article e7623. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.7623
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Rioux, C., Lafraire, J., Picard, D., & Blissett, J. (2019). Food rejection in young children: Validation of the Child Food Rejection Scale in English and cross-cultural examination in the UK and France. Food Quality and Preference, 73, 19–24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2018.11.018
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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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Storbeck, F., Schlegelmilch, K., Streitberger, K.-J., Sommer, W., & Ploner, C. J. (2019). Delayed recognition of emotional facial expressions in Bell's palsy. Cortex, 120, 524–531. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2019.07.015
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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
Journal Article
Rioux, C., Leglaye, L., & Lafraire, J. (2018). Inductive reasoning, food neophobia, and domain-specificity in preschoolers. Cognitive Development, 47, 124–132. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cogdev.2018.05.001
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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
Journal Article
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
2016
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Adam, M., Reitenbach, I., Papenheimer, F., Gredebäck, G., Elsner, C., & Elsner, B. (2016). Goal saliency boosts infants' action prediction for human manual actions, but not for mechanical claws. Infant Behavior and Development, 44, 29–37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infbeh.2016.05.001
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Fantasia, V., Markova, G., Fasulo, A., Costall, A., & Reddy, V. (2016). Not just being lifted: Infants are sensitive to delay during a pick-up routine. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, Article 2065. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2015.02065
2014
Journal Article
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
Journal Article
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

Book Chapter (2)

2019
Book Chapter
Rioux, C. (2019). Food neophobia in childhood. In H. L. Meiselman (Ed.), Handbook of eating and drinking: Interdisciplinary perspectives. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-75388-1_159-1
2018
Book Chapter
Russell, C. J. S., & Muthukrishna, M. (2018). Dual inheritance theory. In T. K. Shackelford & V. A. Weekes-Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of evolutionary psychological science. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_1381-2

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].
2018
Thesis - Master
Dähmlow, M. (2018). How does your garden grow? How children learn about their natural environment [Master's Thesis, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin].
Thesis - Master
Gerdemann, S. (2018). Categorization of plants and novel artifacts in infancy [Master's Thesis, Universität Leipzig].
2017
Thesis - Master
Brenner, M. (2017). Die Erfassung antizipatorischer Blickbewegungen als Maß der Kategorisierungsfähigkeiten im frühen Kindesalter [Master's Thesis, Universität Potsdam].
Thesis - Master
De Simone, C. (2017). Gesture imitation in a naturalistic context [Master's Thesis, MSB Medical School Berlin].

Preprint (4)

2021
Preprint
Coricelli, C., Rumiati, R. I., & Rioux, C. (2021). Implicit and explicit safety evaluation of foods: The importance of food processing. PsyArXiv, 5 October 2021. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/k6gvf
Preprint
Rioux, C., & Wertz, A. E. (2021). The Plant Experience Questionnaire: Validation of a new measure to assess experience with plants in infancy and early childhood. PsyArXiv, 15 April 2021. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/k8dhu
Preprint
Rioux, C., & Wertz, A. E. (2021). Expectations about plant edibility in 6-month-old infants. PsyArXiv, 6 August 2021. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/wcrnx
Preprint
Schuwerk, T., Kampis, D., Baillargeon, R., Biro, S., Bohn, M., Byers-Heinlein, K., Csibra, G., Dörrenberg, S., Fisher, C., Franchin, L., Fulcher, T., Garbisch, I., Geraci, A., Wiesmann, C. G., Hamlin, J. K., Hepach, R., Hunnius, S., Hyde, D. C., Kármán, P., Kosakowski, H. L., Kovács, Á. M., Krämer, A., Kulke, L., Lee, C., Lew-Williams, C., Liszkowski, U., Mahowald, K., Mascaro, O., Meyer, M., Moreau, D., Perner, J., Poulin-Dubois, D., Powell, L. J., Prein, J., Priewasser, B., Proft, M., Raz, G., Reschke, P., Ross, J., Rothmaler, K., Saxe, R., Schneider, D., Southgate, V., Surian, L., Tebbe, A.-L., Träuble, B., Tsui, A. S. M., Wertz, A. E., Yuen, F., Yuile, A. R., Zellner, L., Frank, M. C., & Rakoczy, H. (2021). Action anticipation based on an agent's epistemic state in toddlers and adults. PsyArXiv, 14 February 2021. https://doi.org/10.31234/osf.io/x4jbm
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