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Malinda Carpenter

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Malinda Carpenter
Postal address:
School of Psychology & Neuroscience
Westburn Lane
St Andrews
Fife
United Kingdom

E-mail: mc213@st-andrews.ac.uk

Direct phone: +44 (0)1334 46

Research overview

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Infants' and young children's:
    • – participation in shared activities (joint attention, gestural communication, imitation, collaboration)
    • – prosocial and affiliative behaviour
    • – reactions to in- and out-group members
    • – understanding of others' mental states (intentions, attention, knowledge, and beliefs)
  • Differences between ape and human social cognition

Note:  Until July, 2017, I will be on research leave in the Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany.  You can find pdfs of most of my papers on my MPI web page.

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