Publications and preprints
Agrawal, T., Rottman, J., & Schachner, A. (submitted). How musicality changes our moral decisions: People judge musical entities to be more wrong to harm.
Bennette, E., Metzinger, A., Lee, M., Ni, J., Nishith, S., Kim, M., & Schachner, A. (submitted). Do you see what I see? Children's understanding of perception and physical interaction over video chat.
Kim, M. & Schachner, A. (submitted). From music to animacy: Causal reasoning links animate agents with musical sounds.
Pesowski, M., Kelemen, D., & Schachner, A. (submitted). Children use artifacts to infer others' shared interests.
Oey, L., Schachner A., & Vul, E. (submitted). Designing and detecting lies by reasoning about other agents.
Moser, C., Lee-Rubin, H., Bainbridge, C. M., Atwood, S., Simson, J., Knox, D., Glowacki, L., Galbarczyk, A., Jasienska, G., Ross, C. T., Neff, M. B., Martin, A., Cirelli, L. K., Trehub, S. E., Song, J., Kim, M., Schachner, A., Vardy, T. A., Atkinson, Q. D., Antfolk, J., Madhivanan, P., Siddaiah, A., Placek, C. D., Salali, G. D., Keestra, S., Singh, M., Collins, S. A., Patton, J. Q., Scaff, C., Stieglitz, J., Moya, C., Sagar, R. R., Wood, B. M., Krasnow, M. M., & Mehr, S. A. (submitted). Acoustic regularities in infant-directed vocalizations across cultures BioRxiv Preprint.
Schneider, R. M., Pankonin, A. H., Schachner, A., & Barner, D. (2021). Starting small: Exploring the origins of successor function knowledge. Developmental Science. PsyArXiv Preprint.
Atwood, S., Mehr, S. A., & Schachner, A. (2020). Expectancy effects threaten the inferential validity of synchrony-prosociality research. PsyArXiv Preprint.
Savage, P. E., Loui, P., Tarr, B., Schachner, A., Glowacki, L., Mithen, S., & Fitch, T. (2020). Music as a coevolved system for social bonding. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X20000333.
Pesowski, M. L., Quy, A. D., Lee, M., Schachner, A. (2020). Children use inverse planning to detect social transmission in design of artifacts. In the Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society PsyArXiv Preprint.
Kim, M., Schachner, A. (2020). Gesture Production and Theory of Mind: Effective Disambiguation in Communication through Gesture. In the Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society PsyArXiv Preprint.
Agrawal, T., Lee, M., Calcetas, A., Clarke, D., Lin, N., Schachner, A. (2020). Hearing water temperature: Characterizing the development of nuanced perception of auditory events. In the Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society PsyArXiv Preprint.
Bennette, E., Metzinger, A., Lee, M., & Schachner, A. (2020). Do you see what I see? Children's understanding of perception and physical interaction over video chat. In the Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society PsyArXiv Preprint.
Oey, L. A., Schachner, A., & Vul, E. (2019). Designing good deception: Recursive theory of mind in lying and lie detection. In the Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 897-903). PsyArXiv Preprint.
ManyBabies Consortium, including Schachner, A., & Lee, M. (2019). Quantifying sources of variability in infancy research using the infant-directed speech preference. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science. PsyArXiv Preprint.
Hurwitz, E., Brady, T., & Schachner, A. (2019). Detecting social transmission in the design of artifacts via inverse planning. In the Proceedings of the 41st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. PsyArXiv Preprint.
Schachner, A., & Kim, M. (2018). Alternative causal explanations for order break the link between order and agents. PsyArXiv Preprint, Open Data and Stimuli.
Schachner, A., Brady, T.F., Oro, K., & Lee, M. (2018). Intuitive archeology: Detecting social transmission in the design of artifacts. In C. Kalisch, M. Rau, T. Rogers, & J. Zhu, Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. PsyArXiv Preprint.
Schachner, A., & Kim, M. (2018). Entropy, order and agency: The cognitive basis of the link between agents and order. In C. Kalisch, M. Rau, T. Rogers, & J. Zhu, Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. PsyArXiv Preprint.
Schachner, A., Zhu, L., & Kelemen, D. (2017). Is the bias for function-based explanations culturally universal? Children from China endorse teleological explanations of natural phenomena. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 157 (2017), 29-48. PDF.
Hannon, E., Schachner, A., & Nave-Blodgett, J. (2017). Babies know bad dancing when they see it: Older but not younger infants discriminate between synchronous and asynchronous audiovisual musical displays. JECP, 159 (2017), 159-174. PDF.
Schachner, A. and Carey, S. (2013). Reasoning about 'irrational' actions: When intentional movements cannot be explained, the movements themselves are seen as the goal. Cognition, 129, 309-327. PDF, Supplementary Materials.
Mehr, S., Schachner, A., Katz, R., & Spelke, E. (2013). Two randomized trials provide no consistent evidence for nonmusical cognitive benefits of brief preschool music enrichment. PLOS ONE, 8(12), e82007. PDF.
Schachner, A. (2013). The origins of human and avian auditory-motor entrainment. In A. Wessel, R. Menzel, & G. Tembrock (Eds.), Quo Vadis, Behavioural Biology? Past, Present, and Future of an Evolving Science. Nova Acta Leopoldina N.F. 111 (380), 243-253. PDF.
Hartshorne, J.K., & Schachner, A. (2012). Tracking replicability as a method of post-publication open evaluation. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, 6 (8), 1-14. PDF.
Schachner, A.(2012). If horses entrain, don't entirely reject vocal learning: An experience-based vocal learning hypothesis. Empirical Musicology Review, 7 (3-4), 157-159. PDF.
Schachner, A., & Hannon, E. (2011). Infant-directed speech drives social preferences in 5-month-old infants. Developmental Psychology, 47, 19-25. PDF.
Trehub, S.E., Hannon, E.E., & Schachner, A. (2010). Perspectives on music and affect in the early years. In P.N. Juslin & J.A. Sloboda (Eds.), Handbook of music and emotion: Theory, research, applications. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. PDF.
Schachner, A. (2010). Auditory-motor entrainment in vocal-mimicking species: Additional ontogenetic and phylogenetic factors. Communicative & Integrative Biology, 3 (3), 1-4. PDF.
Schachner, A., Brady, T. F., Pepperberg, I.M., & Hauser, M.D. (2009). Spontaneous motor entrainment to music in multiple vocal-mimicking species. Current Biology, 19, 831-836. PDF. Supplement. Table. Video 1. Video2. YouTube Videos (zip file).