Amrisha Vaish

Summary

Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi Young children's responses to guilt displays
    Amrisha Vaish
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Dev Psychol 47:1248-62. 2011
  2. pmc Not all emotions are created equal: the negativity bias in social-emotional development
    Amrisha Vaish
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04107 Leipzig, Germany
    Psychol Bull 134:383-403. 2008
  3. doi Sympathy through affective perspective taking and its relation to prosocial behavior in toddlers
    Amrisha Vaish
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Dev Psychol 45:534-43. 2009
  4. pmc Infants use attention but not emotions to predict others' actions
    Amrisha Vaish
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Infant Behav Dev 33:79-87. 2010
  5. doi Young children selectively avoid helping people with harmful intentions
    Amrisha Vaish
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Child Dev 81:1661-9. 2010
  6. doi Three-year-old children intervene in third-party moral transgressions
    Amrisha Vaish
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Br J Dev Psychol 29:124-30. 2011
  7. doi Young children sympathize less in response to unjustified emotional distress
    Robert Hepach
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Dev Psychol 49:1132-8. 2013
  8. ncbi Direct and indirect reputation formation in nonhuman great apes (Pan paniscus, Pan troglodytes, Gorilla gorilla, Pongo pygmaeus) and human children (Homo sapiens)
    Esther Herrmann
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    J Comp Psychol 127:63-75. 2013
  9. doi Origins of human cooperation and morality
    Michael Tomasello
    Department of Developmental Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Annu Rev Psychol 64:231-55. 2013
  10. ncbi Is visual reference necessary? Contributions of facial versus vocal cues in 12-month-olds' social referencing behavior
    Amrisha Vaish
    Department of Cultural Ontogeny, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
    Dev Sci 7:261-9. 2004

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi Young children's responses to guilt displays
    Amrisha Vaish
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Dev Psychol 47:1248-62. 2011
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  2. pmc Not all emotions are created equal: the negativity bias in social-emotional development
    Amrisha Vaish
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04107 Leipzig, Germany
    Psychol Bull 134:383-403. 2008
    ..Throughout, the authors suggest ways to further examine the negativity bias in infants and older children, and they make testable predictions that would help clarify the nature of the negativity bias during early development...
  3. doi Sympathy through affective perspective taking and its relation to prosocial behavior in toddlers
    Amrisha Vaish
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Dev Psychol 45:534-43. 2009
    ..Very young children can sympathize with a victim even in the absence of overt emotional signals, possibly by some form of affective perspective taking...
  4. pmc Infants use attention but not emotions to predict others' actions
    Amrisha Vaish
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Infant Behav Dev 33:79-87. 2010
    ..We argue that while 14-month-olds can use another person's emotion cues to modify their own behavior (as in social referencing situations), they do not yet use them robustly to predict the other's behavior...
  5. doi Young children selectively avoid helping people with harmful intentions
    Amrisha Vaish
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Child Dev 81:1661-9. 2010
    ..Children's prosocial behavior was thus mediated by the intentions behind the actor's moral behavior, irrespective of outcome. Children thus selectively avoid helping those who cause--or even intend to cause--others harm...
  6. doi Three-year-old children intervene in third-party moral transgressions
    Amrisha Vaish
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Br J Dev Psychol 29:124-30. 2011
    ..This is the first study to show that children as young as 3 years of age actively intervene in third-party moral transgressions...
  7. doi Young children sympathize less in response to unjustified emotional distress
    Robert Hepach
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Dev Psychol 49:1132-8. 2013
    ..These results suggest that from an early age, young children's sympathy and prosocial behavior are not automatic responses to emotional displays but, rather, involve taking into account whether the displayed distress is justified...
  8. ncbi Direct and indirect reputation formation in nonhuman great apes (Pan paniscus, Pan troglodytes, Gorilla gorilla, Pongo pygmaeus) and human children (Homo sapiens)
    Esther Herrmann
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    J Comp Psychol 127:63-75. 2013
    ..These studies show that the human ability to form direct and indirect reputation judgment is already present in young children and shared with at least some of the other great apes...
  9. doi Origins of human cooperation and morality
    Michael Tomasello
    Department of Developmental Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Annu Rev Psychol 64:231-55. 2013
    ..Human morality arose evolutionarily as a set of skills and motives for cooperating with others, and the ontogeny of these skills and motives unfolds in part naturally and in part as a result of sociocultural contexts and interactions...
  10. ncbi Is visual reference necessary? Contributions of facial versus vocal cues in 12-month-olds' social referencing behavior
    Amrisha Vaish
    Department of Cultural Ontogeny, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany
    Dev Sci 7:261-9. 2004
    ..The discussion focuses on the meaning of infants' looks and the role of voice in development of social cognition...
  11. pmc Emotional voice processing: investigating the role of genetic variation in the serotonin transporter across development
    Tobias Grossmann
    Early Social Development Group, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e68377. 2013
    ..This suggests that genetic association with neurocognitive functions emerges during development, emphasizing the role that variation in serotonin plays in the maturation of brain systems involved in emotion recognition. ..
  12. doi Young children are intrinsically motivated to see others helped
    Robert Hepach
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychol Sci 23:967-72. 2012
    ..Thus, from an early age, humans seem to have genuine concern for the welfare of others...
  13. pmc Does sympathy motivate prosocial behaviour in great apes?
    Katja Liebal
    Excellence Cluster Languages of Emotion, Department of Education and Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Freie Universitat Berlin, Berlin, Germany Department of Psychology, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 9:e84299. 2014
    ..However, with the exception of one population of orangutans that helped significantly more after a conspecific was harmed than when no harm occurred, prosocial behaviour in great apes was not motivated by concern for others. ..
  14. ncbi Genetic and neural dissociation of individual responses to emotional expressions in human infants
    Tobias Grossmann
    Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX, UK
    Dev Cogn Neurosci 1:57-66. 2011
    ..This has wide reaching implications for our understanding of how genetic variation biases specific brain mechanisms, giving rise to individual differences in emotional sensitivity and temperament...