Publications and preprints
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).