Papers and Chapters

In press

Tatone, D. & Csibra, G. (in press). The representation of giving actions: Event construction in the service of monitoring social relationships. Current Directions in Psychological Science.


Fogd, D., Sebanz, N., & Kovács, Á.M. (2024). Flexible social monitoring as revealed by eye movements: Spontaneous mental state updating triggered by others’ unexpected actionsCognition, 249, 105812.

Lukošiūnaitė, I., Kovács, Á.M., & Sebanz, N. (2024). The influence of another’s actions and presence on perspective taking. Scientific Reports, 14, 4971. 

Vizmathy, L.Begus, K. Knoblich, G., Gergely, G., & Curioni, A. (2024). Better together: 14-Month-old infants expect agents to cooperateOpen Mind, 8, 1–16.


Schlingloff-Nemecz, L., Tatone, D., & Csibra, G. (2023). The representation of third-party helping interactions in infancyAnnual Review of Developmental Psychology, 5, 67-88.

Revencu, B. & Csibra, G. (2023). The missing link between core knowledge and language: Review of Elizabeth Spelke’s “What Babies Know, Volume 1 (2022)”Mind & Language, 38, 1314–1322.

Mussavifard, N. (2023). Metarepresenting in communicationSynthese,  202, 168.

Király, I., Oláh, K., & Kovács, Á.M. (2023). Can 18-month-olds revise attributed beliefs? Open Mind, 7, 435–444.

Manea, V., Kampis, D., Grosse Wiesmann, C., Revencu, B., & Southgate, V. (2023). An initial but receding altercentric bias in preverbal infants’ memoryProceedings of the Royal Society B, 290: 20230738.

Brody, G., Revencu, B., & Csibra, G. (2023). Images of objects are interpreted as symbols: A case study of automatic size measurement. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 152(4), 1146-1157.

Tatone, D., Schlingloff-Nemecz, L., & Pomiechowska, B. (2023). Infants do not use payoff information to infer individual goals in joint-action eventsCognitive Development, 66, 101329.

Warren, E., Call, J., & Gergely, G. (2023). On the murky dissociation between expression and communicationBehavioral and Brain Sciences, 46, e19.

Mussavifard, N. & Csibra, G. (2023). The co-evolution of cooperation and communication: alternative accountsBehavioral and Brain Sciences, 46, e11.

Bas, J., Sebastian-Galles, N., Csibra, G., & Mascaro, O. (2023). Infants’ representation of asymmetric social influenceJournal of Experimental Child Psychology, 226, 105564.

Hinzen, W. & Mattos, O. (2023). Explaining early generics: A linguistic modelMind & Language, 38, 256-273.


Cesana-Arlotti, N., Varga, B., & Téglás, E. (2022). The pupillometry of the possible: an investigation of infants' representation of alternative possibilitiesPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Soceity B, 377(1866), 20210343.

Mascaro, O. & Csibra, G. (2022). Infants expect agents to minimize the collective cost of collaborative actionsScientific Reports, 12, 17088.

Yin, J., Csibra, G., & Tatone, D. (2022). Structural asymmetries in the representation of giving and taking eventsCognition, 229, 105248.

Pomiechowska, B. & Csibra, G. (2022). Nonverbal action interpretation guides novel word disambiguation in 12-month-oldsOpen Mind, 6, 51-76.

Tatone, D. (2022). More than one way to skin a cat: Addressing the arbitration problem in developmental scienceBehavioral and Brain Sciences, 45, e123.

Galusca, C. I., Andrási, K., & Csibra, G. (2022). Kind-relevant information supports the fast-mapping of novel labels. Proceedings of the 46th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Cascadilla Press, Somerville, MA, USA. 

Szabó, E., Chiandetti, C., Versace, E., Téglás, E., Csibra, G., Kovács, Á.M., & Vallortigara, G. (2022). Young domestic chicks spontaneously represent the absence of objectseLife, 11, e67208.

Fischer, P., Madarász, L., Téglás, E., & Kovács, Á. M. (2022). Consequences of perspective taking: Some uncharted avenues. In J. Gervain, G. Csibra, K. Kovács (Eds.), A Life in Cognition: Studies in Cognitive Science in honor of Csaba Pléh (pp. 323-334). Springer.

Téglás, E., Kovács, Á. M., & Gergely, G. (2022). Dissociating measures of information- and control-seeking in 12-month-olds’ contingency exploration. In J. Gervain, G. Csibra, K. Kovács (Eds.), A Life in Cognition: Studies in Cognitive Science in honor of Csaba Pléh (pp. 335-349). Springer.

Mahr, J. B. & Csibra, G. (2022). A short history of theories of intuitive theories. In J. Gervain, G. Csibra, K. Kovács (Eds.), A Life in Cognition: Studies in Cognitive Science in honor of Csaba Pléh (pp. 219-232). Springer.

Kampis, D. & Kovács, Á.M. (2022). Seeing the World From Others’ Perspective: 14-Month-Olds Show Altercentric Modulation Effects by Others’ BeliefsOpen Mind, 5, 189–207.

Forgacs, B., Tauzin, T., Gergely, G. & Gervain, J. (2022). The newborn brain is sensitive to the communicative function of language. Scientific Reports, 12, 1220.

Mascaro, O. & Kovács Á.M. (2022). The origins of trust: Humans’ reliance on communicative cues supersedes firsthand experience during the second year of life. Developmental Science, 13223.


Mahr, J. B. & Csibra, G. (2021). The effect of source claims on statement believability and speaker accountabilityMemory & Cognition, 49, 1505-1525.

Dudley, R. & Kovács, Á.M. (2021). Do “knowledge attributions” involve metarepresentation just like belief attributions do? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 44, e149.

Kampis, D. & Csibra, G. (2021). Three cognitive mechanisms for knowledge trackingBehavioral and Brain Sciences, 44, e157.

Török, G., Stanciu, O., Sebanz, N., & Csibra, G. (2021). Computing joint action costs: Co-actors minimize the aggregate individual costs in an action sequenceOpen Mind, 5, 100-112. 

Revencu, B. & Csibra, G. (2021). For 19-month-olds, what happens on-screen stays on-screenOpen Mind, 5, 71-90.

Tatone, D., Hernik, M., & Csibra, G. (2021). Facilitation of object encoding in infants by the observation of givingScientific Reports, 11, 18305.

Tauzin, T. & Gergely, G. (2021). Co-dependency of exchanged behaviors is a cue for agency attribution in 10-month-oldsScientific Reports, 11, 18217.

Kampis, D., Kármán, P., Csibra, G., Southgate, V., & Hernik, M. (2021). A two-lab direct replication attempt of Southgate, Senju, & Csibra (2007)Royal Society Open Science, 8, 210190.

Pomiechowska, B., Brody, G., Csibra, G., & Gliga, T. (2021). Twelve-month-olds disambiguate new words using mutual-exclusivity inferencesCognition, 213, 104691.

Kovács, Á. M., Téglás, E., & Csibra, G. (2021). Can infants adopt underspecified contents into attributed beliefs? Representational prerequisites of theory of mindCognition, 213, 104640. 

Varga, B., Csibra, G., Kovács, A. (2021). Infants’ interpretation of information-seeking actionsProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 43, 472-478.

Byers-Heinlein K., et al. (including Hernik, M; and Kovács AM.) (2021). A multi-lab study of bilingual infants: Exploring the preference for infant-directed speech. A large-scale collaboration: 17 labs in 7 countries, including 333 bilingual infants and a lab-matched sample of 385 monolinguals. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 4(1), 1-30.

Mahr, J., Mascaro, O., Mercier, H., & Csibra, G. (2021). The effect of disagreement on children’s source memory performancePLOS One, 16(4): e0249958.

Byers-Heinlein, K., et al. (including Hernik, M; and Kovács AM.) (2021). The development of gaze following in monolingual and bilingual infants: A multi-laboratory study. Infancy, 26(1), 4-38.


Cesana-Arlotti, N., Kovács. Á.M., &  Téglás, E. (2020). Infants recruit logic to learn about the social worldNature Communications, 11, 5999. 
Török, G., Stanciu, O., Sebanz, N., & Csibra, G. (2020). Joint action planning: co-actors minimize the aggregate individual costs of actionsProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 42, 295-301.
Revencu, B. & Csibra, G. (2020). For 19-month-olds, what happens on the screen stays on the screenProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 42, 508-513.

Pomiechowska, B. & Csibra, G. (2020). Ten-month-olds infer relative costs of different goal-directed actionsProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 42, 391-396.

Schlingloff, L., Tatone, D., Poiechowska, B., & Csibra, G. (2020). Do infants think that agents choose what’s best? Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, 42, 1495-1501.

Forgács, B., Parise, E., Csibra, G., Gervain, J., Baross, J., Gergely, G.,& Király, I. (2020). Electrophysiological investigation of infants’ understanding of understandingDevelopmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 43, 100783.

Altinok, N., Hernik, M., Király, I., & Gergely, G. (2020). Acquiring sub-efficient and efficient variants of novel means by integrating information from multiple social models in preschoolersJournal of Experimental Child Psychology, 195, 104847.

Schlingloff, L., Csibra, G., & Tatone, D. (2020). Do 15-month-old infants prefer helpers? A replication of Hamlin et al. (2007)Royal Society Open Science, 7: 191795.

The ManyBabies Consortium, including Mikołaj Hernik (2020). Quantifying sources of variability in infancy research using the infant-directed speech preferenceAdvances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science, 3(1), 24-52.

Yin, J., Tatone, D., & Csibra, G. (2020). Giving, but not taking, actions are spontaneously represented as social interactions: Evidence from modulation of lower alpha oscillationsNeuropsychologia, 139(2), 107363.

Ladányi, E., Kovács Á.M., & Gervain, J. (2020). How 15-month-old infants process morphologically complex forms in an agglutinative language? Infancy, 25(2), 190-204.

Mahr, J. & Csibra, G. (2020). Witnessing, remembering and testifying: Why the past is special for human beingsPerspectives on Psychological Science, 15(2), 428-443.

Tauzin, T., Bohn, M., Gergely, G., & Call, J. (2020). Context-sensitive adjustment of pointing in great apesScientific Reports, 10, 1048.

Mahr, J. (2020). The dimensions of episodic simulationCognition, 196(3), 104085.


Gergely, G. & Király, I. (2019). Natural pedagogy of social emotions. In D. Dukes & F. Clément (Eds.), Foundations of Affective Social Learning: Conceptualizing the Social Transmission of Value (pp. 87-114). Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.

Tauzin, T. & Gergely, G. (2019). Variability of signal sequences in turn-taking exchanges induces agency attribution in 10.5-month-oldsProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116(31), 15441-15446.

Buttelmann, F. & Kovács, Á. M. (2019). 14‐month‐olds anticipate others’ actions based on their belief about an object's identityInfancy, 24(5), 738-751.

Sánchez-Amaro, A., Altınok, N., Heintz, C., & Call, J. (2019). Disentangling great apes’ decoy-effect bias in a food choice task. Animal Behavior and Cognition, 6(3), 213–222

Török, G., Pomiechowska, B., Csibra, G., & Sebanz, N. (2019). Rationality in joint action: Maximizing co-efficiency in coordinationPsychological Science, 30(6), 930-941.

Tatone, D., Hernik, M., & Csibra, G. (2019). Minimal cues of possession transfer compel infants to ascribe the goal of givingOpen Mind, 2019, 31-40.

Tauzin, T. (2019). The frequency of referent objects influences expectations about label length. Acta Psychologica, 196, 70-74.

Hernik, M. & Broesch, T. (2019). Infant gaze following depends on communicative signals: An eye-tracking study of 5- to 7-month-olds in VanuatuDevelopmental Science, e12779.

Forgács, B., Parise, E., Csibra, G., Gergely, G., Jacquey, L., & Gervain, J. (2019). Fourteen-month-old infants track the language comprehension of communicative partnersDevelopmental Science, 22(2), e12751.

Pomiechowska, B. & Gliga, T. (2019). Lexical acquisition through category matching: 12-month- old infants associate words to visual categoriesPsychological Science, 30(2), 288-299.


Király, I., Oláh, K., Csibra, G., & Kovács, Á.M. (2018). Retrospective attribution of false beliefs in 3-year-old childrenProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 115(45), 11477-11482.

Ger., E., Altinok, N., Liszkowski, U., & Küntay, A. C. (2018). Development of infant pointing from 10 to 12 months: The role of relevant caregiver responsivenessInfancy, 23(5), 708-729.

Tauzin, T. & Gergely, G. (2018). Communicative mind-reading in preverbal infantsScientific Reports, 8, 9534.

Holmboe, K. Bonneville-Roussy, A., Csibra, G., & Johnson, M. H. (2018). Longitudinal development of attention and inhibitory control during the first year of lifeDevelopmental Science, e12690.

Freundlieb, M., Kovács, Á.M., & Sebanz, N. (2018). Reading your mind while you are reading - Evidence for spontaneous visuospatial perspective-taking during a semantic categorization taskPsychological Science, 29(4), 6161-62.

Cesana-Arlotti, N., Martín, A., Téglás, E., Vorobyova, L., Cetnarski, R., & Bonatti, L.L. (2018). Precursors of logical reasoning in preverbal human infantsScience, 359(6351), 1263-1266.

Kline, M., Shamsudheen, R., & Broesch, T. (2018). Variation is the universal: Making cultural evolution work in developmental psychologyPhilosophical Transcations of the Royal Society B.

Rosa-Salva, O., Hernik, M., Broseghini, A., & Vallortigara, G. (2018). Visually-naïve chicks prefer agents that move as if constrained by a bilateral body-planCognition, 173, 106-114.

Mahr, J. & Csibra, G. (2018). Why do we remember? The communicative function of episodic memory. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 41, e1.


Freundlieb, M., Sebanz, N., Kovács, Á.M. (2017). Out of your sight, out of my mind: Knowledge about another person's visual access modulates spontaneous visuospatial perspective-taking. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43, 1065-1072.

Kampis, D., Fogd, D., & Kovács, Á.M. (2017). Nonverbal components of Theory of Mind in typical and atypical developmentInfant Behavior and Development, 48, 54-62. 

Kovács, Á.M., Téglás, E., Gergely, G. & Csibra, G. (2017). Seeing behind the surface: Communicative demonstration boosts category disambiguation in 12-month-oldsDevelopmental Science

Hernik, M. & Shamsudheen, R. (2017). Learning Theories. In: B. Hopkins, E. Geangu & S. Linkenauger (Eds.), Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development, 2nd Edition (pp. 50-59). Cambridge University Press.

Tauzin, T., Csík, A, Lovas, K., Gergely, G., & Topál, J. (2017). The attribution of navigational- and goal-directed agency in dogs (Canis Familiaris) and human toddlers (Homo Sapiens). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 131(1), 1-9. 

Pomiechowska, B. & Csibra, G. (2017). Motor activation during action perception depends on action interpretation. Neuropsychologia, 105, 84-91. 


Téglás, E., & Bonatti, L.L. (2016). Infants anticipate probabilistic but not deterministic outcomes. Cognition, 15, 227-236.

de Klerk, C.C.J.M., Southgate, V., & Csibra, G. (2016). Predictive action tracking without motor experience in 8-month-old infants. Brain and Cognition, 109, 131-139. 

Csibra, G., Hernik, M., Mascaro, O., Tatone, D., & Lengyel, M. (2016). Statistical treatment of looking-time data. Developmental Psychology, 52(4), 521-536. 

Marno, H., Davelaar, E.J., & Csibra, G. (2016). An object memory bias induced by communicative reference. Acta Psychologica, 163, 88-96. 

Tauzin, T., Kovács, K., Topál, J. (2016). Dogs identify agents in third-party interactions based on the observed degree of contingency. Psychological Science, 27(8), 1061-1068.


Téglás, E., Ibanez-Lillo, A., Costa, A., & Bonatti, L.L. (2015). Numerical representations and intuitions of probabilities at 12 monthsDevelopmental Science, 18, 183-193. 

Tauzin, T., Csík, A., Kis, A., Topál, J. (2015). What or where? The meaning of referential human pointing for dogs (Canis familiaris). Journal of Comparative Psychology, 129(4), 334-338.

Tauzin, T. (2015). Simple visual cues of event boundaries. Acta Psychologica, 158, 8-18.

Kovács, Á.M. (2015). Cognitive adaptations induced by a multi-language input in early developmentCurrent Opinion in Neurobiology, 35, 80-86.

Tauzin, T., Csík, A., Kis, A., Kovács, K., Topál, J. (2015). The order of ostensive and referential signals affects dogs' responsiveness when interacting with a human. Animal Cognition, 18(4), 975-979.

Kovács, Á.M. (2015). Belief files in theory of mind reasoning. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 7, 509-527.

Freundlieb, M., Kovács, Á.M., & Sebanz, N. (2015). When do humans spontaneously adopt another’s visuospatial perspective? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Humam Perception and Performance, 42, 401-412. 

Kampis, D., Parise, E., Csibra, G., & Kovacs, A.M. (2015). Neural signatures for sustaining object representations attributed to others in preverbal human infants. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B, 282, 20151683. 

Salvadori, E. A., Blazsekova, T., Volein, A., Karap, Z., Tatone, D., Mascaro, O., & Csibra, G. (2015). Probing the strength of infants' preference for helpers over hinderers: Two replication attempts of Hamlin and Wynn (2011). PLoS ONE 10(11): e0140570.

Yin, J. & Csibra, G. (2015). Concept-based word learning in human infants. Psychological Science, 26(8), 1316-1324. 

Lloyd-Fox, S., Széplaki-Köllőd, B., Jin, Y., & Csibra, G. (2015). Are you talking to me? Neural activations in 6-month-old infants when being addressed during natural interactions. Cortex, 70, 35-48. 

Marno, H. & Csibra, G. (2015). Toddlers favor communicatively presented information over statistical reliability in learning about artifacts. PLoS ONE 10(3): e0122129. 

Tatone, D., Geraci, A., & Csibra, G. (2015). Giving and taking: Representational building blocks of active resource-transfer events in human infants. Cognition, 137, 47-62. 

Csibra, G. & Shamsudheen, R. (2015). Nonverbal generics: Human infants interpret objects as symbols of object kinds. Annual Review of Psychology, 68, 689-710. 

Hernik, M. & Csibra, G. (2015). Infants learn enduring functions of novel tools from action demonstrations. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 130, 176-192. 


Kovács, Á.M. & Endress, A.D. (2014). Hierarchical processing in 7-month-olds. Infancy, 19, 409-425. 

Kovács, Á.M. (2014). Extracting regularities from noise: Do infants encode patterns based on same and different relations?. Language Learning, 64, 65–85. 

Kovács, Á.M., Tauzin, T., Téglás, E., Gergely, G., & Csibra, G. (2014). Pointing as epistemic request: 12-month-olds point to receive new information. Infancy, 19(6): 543-557. 

Kovács, Á.M., Kühn, S., Gergely, G., Csibra, G., & Brass, M. (2014). Are all beliefs are equal? Implicit belief attribution recruiting core brain regions of Theory of Mind. PLoS One, 9(9): e106558.

Hernik, M., Fearon, P., & Csibra, G. (2014). Action anticipation in human infants reveals assumptions about anteroposterior body-structure and action. Proceedings of the Royal Society, London B, 281(1781): 20133205.

Marno, H., Davelaar, E. J., & Csibra, G. (2014). Nonverbal communicative signals modulate attention to object properties. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 40(2), 752-762. 

Mascaro, O. & Csibra, G. (2014). Human infants' learning of social structures: The case of dominance hierarchy. Psychological Science, 25(1), 250-255. 


Király, I., Csibra, G., & Gergely, G. (2013). Beyond rational imitation: Learning arbitrary means actions from communicative demonstrations. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 116(2), 471-486. 

Parise, E. & Csibra, G. (2013). Neural responses to multimodal ostensive signals in 5-month-old infants. PLoS ONE 8(8): e72360. 

Gergely, G. & Csibra, G. (2013). Natural pedagogy. In M. R. Banaji & S. A. Gelman (Eds.), Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us (pp. 127-132). Oxford University Press. 

Csibra, G. & Gergely, G. (2013). Teleological understanding of actions. In M. R. Banaji & S. A. Gelman (Eds.), Navigating the Social World: What Infants, Children, and Other Species Can Teach Us (pp. 38-43). Oxford University Press. 


Cesana-Arlotti, N., Téglás, E., & Bonatti, L.L. (2012). The probable and the possible at 12 months: intuitive reasoning about the uncertain future. Advances in Child Development and Behavior, 43, 1-25. 

Hernik, M. & Southgate, V. (2012). Nine-months-old infants do not need to know what the agent prefers in order to reason about its goals: On the role of preference and persistence in infants’ goal-attribution. Developmental Science, 15, 714-722. 

Parise, E. & Csibra, G. (2012). Electrophysiological evidence for the understanding of maternal speech by 9-month-old infants. Psychological Science, 23(7), 728-733. 

Mascaro, O. & Csibra, G. (2012). Representation of stable dominance relations by human infants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 109(18), 6862-6867. 


Téglás, E., Vul, E., Girotto, V., Gonzalez, M., Tenenbaum, J.B., & Bonatti, L.L. (2011). Pure reasoning in 12-month-old infants as probabilistic inference. Science, 332, 1054-1059. 

Deligianni, F., Senju, A., Gergely, G., & Csibra, G. (2011). Automated gaze-contingent objects elicit orientation following in 8-month-old infants. Developmental Psychology, 47(6), 1499-1503. 

Csibra, G. & Gergely, G. (2011). Natural pedagogy as evolutionary adaptation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 366, 1149-1157. 

Gervain, J., Mehler, J., Werker, J. F., Nelson, C. A., Csibra, G., Lloyd-Fox, S., Shukla, M., & Aslin, R. N. (2011). Near-Infrared Spectroscopy: A Report from the McDonnell Infant Methodology Consortium. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 1(1), 22-46. 


Kovács, Á.M, Téglás, E., & Endress, D.A. (2010). The social sense: susceptibility to others’ beliefs in human infants and adults. Science, 330, 1830-1834. 

Gergely, G. (2010). Kinds of Agents: The Origins of Understanding Instrumental and Communicative Agency. In: U. Goswami (Ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Cognitive Development, Second edition. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. 

Southgate, V., Chevallier, C., & Csibra, G. (2010). Seventeen-month-olds appeal to false beliefs to interpret others' referential communication. Developmental Science, 13(6), 907-912. 

Futó, J., Téglás, E., Csibra, G., & Gergely, G. (2010). Communicative function demonstration induces kind-based artifact representation in preverbal infants. Cognition, 117(1), 1-8.

Gliga, T., Volein, A., & Csibra, G. (2010). Verbal labels modulate perceptual object processing in one-year-old children. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 22(12), 2781-2789. 

Senju, A., Southgate, V., Miura, Y., Matsui, T., Hasegawa, T., Tojo, Y., Osanai, H., & Csibra, G. (2010). Absence of spontaneous action anticipation by false belief attribution in children with autism spectrum disorder. Development and Psychopathology, 22(2), 353-360. 

Csibra, G. (2010). Recognizing communicative intentions in infancy. Mind & Language, 25(2), 141-168. 

Holmboe, K., Nemoda, Z., Fearon, P. R. M., Csibra, G., Sasvari-Szekely, M., & Johnson, M. H. (2010). Polymorphisms in dopamine system genes are associated with individual differences in attention in infancy. Developmental Psychology, 46(2), 404-416. 

Southgate, V., Johnson, M. H., El Karoui, I., & Csibra, G. (2010). Motor system activation reveals infants’ on-line prediction of others’ goals. Psychological Science, 21(3), 355-359. 


Kovács, Á.M. & Mehler, J. (2009). Flexible learning of multiple speech structures in bilingual infants. Science, 325, 611-612. 

Kovács, Á.M & Mehler, J. (2009). Cognitive gains in 7-month-old bilingual infants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 106, 6556-6560. 

Kovács, Á.M. (2009). Early bilingualism enhances mechanisms of false-belief reasoning. Developmental Science, 12, 48-54.

Gergely, G., Topál J., & Kupán, K. (2009). Az emberi kommunikatív jegyek értelmezése csecsemők és kutyák esetében. Pszichológia, 29(3), 217-234.

Southgate, V., Johnson, M. H., Osborne, T., & Csibra, G. (2009). Predictive motor activation during action observation in human infants. Biology Letters, 5, 769-772. 

Southgate, V. & Csibra, G. (2009). Inferring the outcome of an ongoing novel action at 13 months. Developmental Psychology, 45, 1794-1798. 

Southgate, V., Chevallier, C., & Csibra, G. (2009). Sensitivity to communicative relevance tells young children what to imitate. Developmental Science, 12, 1013-1019. 

Tomalski, P., Johnson, M. H., & Csibra, G. (2009). Temporal-nasal asymmetry of rapid orienting to face-like stimuli. NeuroReport, 20, 1309-1312. 

Topál, J., Gergely, G., Erdőhegyi, A., Csibra, G., & Miklósi, A. (2009). Differential sensitivity to human communication in dogs, wolves and human infants. Science, 325, 1269-1272. 

Hernik, M. & Csibra, G. (2009). Functional understanding facilitates learning about tools in human children. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 19, 34-38. 

Tomalski, P., Csibra, G., & Johnson, M. H. (2009). Rapid orienting toward face-like stimuli with gaze-relevant contrast information. Perception, 38, 569-578. 

Elsabbagh, M., Volein, A., Tucker, L., Holmboe, K., Csibra, G., Baron-Cohen, S., Bolton, P., Charman, T., Baird, G., & Johnson, M. H. (2009). Visual orienting in the early autism phenotype: Disengagement and facilitation. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50, 637-642.

Csibra, G. & Gergely, G. (2009). Natural pedagogy. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 13, 148-153. 

Gliga, T. & Csibra, G. (2009). One-year-old infants appreciate the referential nature of deictic gestures and words. Psychological Science, 20, 347-353. 

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