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Refereed Journal Articles and Commentaries

O'Neill, A.C., Swigger, K., & Kuhlmeier, V.A. (in press). Make The Connection’ parenting skills program: a controlled trial of associated improvement in maternal attitudes.
Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology

O'Neill, A.C., Kuhlmeier, V.A., & Craig, W. (in press).  Examining the association between parenting and psychosomatic problems:
Self-esteem as a mediator across ages in early adolescence.  
International Journal of Adolescence and Youth.

Robson, S.J., & Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2016).  Infants’ understanding of object-directed action: An interdisciplinary synthesis. 
Frontiers in Psychology, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00111

Sabbagh, M.A., Koenig, M.A., & Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2016). Conceptual constraints and mechanisms in children’s selective social learning.  
Developmental Science

Kuhlmeier, V.A., & Olmstead, M.C. (2016).  Keep Calm and Comp. Cog. On --  Commentary: A crisis in comparative psychology: 
where have all the undergraduates gone? 
Frontiers in Psychology, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00020

Kuhlmeier, V.A., Dunfield, K.A., O'Neill, A.  (2014).  Selectivity in early prosocial behavior. 
Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 1-6. 

Robson, S.J., Lee, V., Kuhlmeier, V.A., & Rutherford, M.D. (2014).  Infants use contextual contingency to guide their interpretation of others' goal-directed behavior.
Cognitive Development, 31, 69-78.

Dunfield, K.A., Kuhlmeier, V.A., & Murphy, L. (2013) Children's use of communicative intent in the selection of cooperative partners.
PLOS ONE, 8(4): e61804. [Click here for summary]

Dunfield, K.A. & Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2013).  Classifying prosocial behaviour: children’s responses to
instrumental need, emotional distress, and material desire.

Child Development, 84, 1766-1776.

Lee, V. & Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2013).  Young children show a dissociation in looking and pointing behavior in falling events.
Cognitive Development, 28, 21-30.

Dunfield, K.A., & Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2013).  Evidence for partner choice in toddlers: Considering the breadth of other-oriented behaviors.
Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 36, 88-89.

Kuhlmeier, V.A., & Robson, S.J.  (2012).  Diagnosing goal attribution: commentary on Hernik and Southgate.  
Developmental Science15, 725-726.

Dunfield, K.A., O'Connell, L., Kuhlmeier, V.A., & Kelley, E.A. (2011).  Examining the Diversity of Prosocial Behaviour: Helping, Sharing, and Comforting in Infancy. 
Infancy, 16(3), 227-247.

Newman, G.E., Keil, F.C., Kuhlmeier, V.A., & Wynn, K.  (2010). Early understandings of the link between agents and order.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 17140-17145.

Camilleri, J.A., Kuhlmeier, V.A., & Chu, J.Y.Y.  (2010).  Remembering helpers and hinderers depends on behavioral intentions of the agent and psychopathic
characteristics of the observer.

Evolutionary Psychology, 8, 303-316.

Dunfield, K.A., & Kuhlmeier, V.A.  (2010).  Intention-mediated selective helping in human infants.
Psychological Science.

Kuhlmeier, V.A., Troje, N., & Lee, V. (2010).  Young infants detect the direction of biological motion in point-light displays.
Infancy, 15, 83-93.

Yamaguchi, M., Kuhlmeier, V.A., Wynn, K., & vanMarle, K. (2009).  Continuity in Social Cognition from Infancy to Childhood. 
Developmental Science, 12, 746-752.

Hallinan, E.V., & Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2008). Ontongeny, phylogeny, and the relational reinterpretation hypothesis.
Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 31, 138-139.

Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2005). Symbolic insight and perseveration: Two problems facing young children on symbolic retrieval tasks. 
Journal of Cognition and Development, 6, 365-380.

Kuhlmeier, V.A. & Birch, S.A.J. (2005).  Steps toward categorizing ‘motivation’: Abilities, Limitations, and Conditional Constraints.
Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 28, 706-707.

Kuhlmeier, V.A., Bloom, P., & Wynn, K. (2004). Do 5-month-old infants see humans as material objects? 
Cognition, 94, 95-103.

Kuhlmeier, V.A., Wynn, K., & Bloom, P. (2004). People v. Objects: A reply to Rakison and Chicchino.
Cognition, 94,

Kuhlmeier, V.A. & Bloom, P. (2003). You can dance if you want to.
Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 25, p. 630-631.

Kuhlmeier, V.A., Wynn, K., & Bloom, P. (2003). Attribution of Dispositional States by 12-month-olds. 
Psychological Science, 14, 402-408. [view sample movie here]

Kuhlmeier, V.A., & Boysen, S.T. (2002). Chimpanzees' recognition of the spatial and object similarities between a scale model and its referent.
Psychological Science, 13,

Kuhlmeier, V.A., & Boysen, S.T. (2001). The effect of response contingencies on chimpanzee scale model task performance.
Journal of Comparative Psychology, 115,

Kuhlmeier, V.A.; Boysen, S.T; & Mukobi, K.M. (1999). Scale model comprehension by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes).
Journal of Comparative Psychology, 113 (4),


Olmstead, M.C. & Kuhlmeier, V.A.  (2015)Comparative Cognition.  (undergraduate textbook)
Cambridge University Press.

Olmstead, M.C. & Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2015). Comparative Cognition Instructor’s Manual.  Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.  (Online)

Rutherford, M.D. & Kuhlmeier, V.A. (Eds.) (2013)Social Perception: Detection and Interpretation of Animacy, Agency, and Intention.
MIT Press/Bradford Books.

Book Chapters

Robson, S.J., & Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2017). Pretend Play.
In J. Vonk & T. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior. New York, NY: Springer.

Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2017). Sarah “Sally” Boysen.
In J. Vonk & T. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior. New York, NY: Springer.

Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2013). The social perception of helping and hindering.   
In M.D. Rutherford & V.A. Kuhlmeier (Eds.), Social Perception.  MIT/Bradford Press.

Rutherford, M.D., & Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2013) The interdisciplinary study of social perception.
In M.D. Rutherford & V.A. Kuhlmeier (Eds.), Social Perception.  MIT/Bradford Press.

Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2013). Disposition attribution in infancy.
In M. Banaji, & S. Gelmen (Eds.), Navigating the social world:  What infants, children, and other species can teach us, Oxford Univ. Press.

Sabbagh, M., Benson, J., & Kuhlmeier, V.A.  (2013).  False belief understanding in preschoolers and infants.
In: M. Legerstee, D. Haley, and M. Bornstein (Eds.), The Infant Mind: Origins of the Social Brain, Guilford Press.

Kuhlmeier, V.A., & Boysen, S.T. (2003). Animal Cognition.
In: Macmillan Publishers Limited, Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science.

Boysen, S.T. & Kuhlmeier, V.A.. (2002). Representational capacities for pretense with scale models and photographs in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes).
In R. Mitchell (Ed.), Pretending and Imagination in Animals and Children.

Boysen, S.T., & Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2002). Representational Capacities in the Chimpanzees: Numerical and Spatial Reasoning.
In B.M.F. Galdikas, N.E. Briggs, L.K. Sheeran, G.L. Shapiro, and J. Goodall (Eds.), All Apes Great and Small Volume 1: African Apes. Hingham, MA: Kluwer Publishers.

Boysen, S.T., & Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2001). Conceptual capacities of chimpanzees.
In: B.Beck et al. (Eds.), Great Apes and humans: The ethics of coexistence. Washington, D.C: Smithsonian Institution Press.

Boysen, S.T.; Kuhlmeier, V.A.; Halliday, P.; & Halliday, Y. (1999). Tool use in captive gorillas.
In: S. Parker, R.W. Mitchell & H.L. Miles (Eds.), The mentalities of gorillas and orangutans: Comparative perspectives (pp.179- 187). New York, NY: Cambridge Univ.

Book Reviews and Knowledge Translation 

Swigger, K., O'Neill, A.C. & Kuhlmeier, V. A. (2017). Outcome evaluation of the Make the Connection (MTC) 0-12 months parenting program.
Toronto Public Health: Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

O’Neill, A.C., & Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2016). “Make the Connection” Program Evaluation: Internal Report.
Toronto Public Health: Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Kuhlmeier, V.A., & Tzelnic, T.  (2007). How infants predict other people’s behavior. 
Scientific American: Mind Matters.

Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2004). An inclusive primate psychology: Review of Primate Psychology.
American Scientist, September-October.

Kuhlmeier, V.A. (2002). Review of Matsuzawa, T. (Ed.), Primate Origins of Human Cognition and Behavior.
Animal Behaviour, 63,


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