At the  Institute for Developmental Psychology of Ludwig-Maximilans-University in Munich we study how infants and children think, among other things. 


We want to find out more about what children know about human behaviour and how they learn to understand other people's actions.

Recent publications


Dahl, A., & Paulus, M. (2019). From interest to obligation: The gradual development of human altruism. Child Development Perspectives, 13, 10-14.



Paulus, M., & Wörle, M. (2019). Young children protest against the incorrect use of novel words: Towards a normative pragmatic account on language acquisition. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 180, 113-122.


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