Publications and preprints
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.
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. (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.
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).