Are infants’ responses to prosocial and antisocial events based on perceptual or social processing?

Woo, B. M., Tan, E., Yuen, F. L., & Hamlin, J. K. (2023). Socially evaluative contexts facilitate mentalizing. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 27(1), 17-29. doi:10.1016/j.tics.2022.10.003 📄

Tan, E., & Hamlin, J. K. (2022). Infants’ neural responses to helping and hindering scenarios. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 54, 101095. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2022.101095 📄

Tan, E., & Hamlin, J. K. (2022). Mechanisms of social evaluation in infancy: A preregistered exploration of infants’ eye-movement and pupillary responses to prosocial and antisocial events. Infancy, 27(2), 255-276. doi:10.1111/infa.12447 📄

Woo, B. M., Tan, E., & Hamlin, J. K. (2021). Theory of mind in context: Mental-state representations for social evaluation. (Commentary on Phillips et al., 2021: Knowledge before belief). Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 44, e176, Article e176. doi:10.1017/S0140525X20001818 📄

Tan, E., Mikami, A. Y., & Hamlin, J. K. (2018). Do infant sociomoral evaluation and action studies predict preschool social and behavioral adjustment? Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 176, 39-54. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2018.07.003 📄

What are the roles of emotional and motivational processes in early sociomoral evaluations and prosocial behaviors?

Tan, E., & Hamlin, J. K. (2024). Toddlers’ affective responses to sociomoral scenes: Insights from physiological measures. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 237, 105757. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2023.105757 📄

Drew, R., Tan, E., Yuen, F., & Hamlin, J. K. (2023). We aren’t especially fearful apes, and fearful apes aren’t especially prosocial (Commentary on Grossmann, 2022: The human fear paradox: Affective origins of cooperative care). Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 46, E60. doi:10.1017/S0140525X22001807 📄

Tan, E., & Hamlin, J. K. (2022). Infants’ neural responses to helping and hindering scenarios. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 54, 101095. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2022.101095 📄

Tan, E., & Hamlin, J. K. (2022). Mechanisms of social evaluation in infancy: A preregistered exploration of infants’ eye-movement and pupillary responses to prosocial and antisocial events. Infancy, 27(2), 255-276. doi:10.1111/infa.12447 📄

Tan, E., Mikami, A. Y., Luzhanska, A., & Hamlin, J. K. (2021). The homogeneity and heterogeneity of moral functioning in preschool. Child Development, 92(3), 959-975. doi:10.1111/cdev.13458 📄

How are early differences in social responses and contextual factors related to long-term outcomes?

Tan, E., Tang, A., Debnath, R., Humphreys, K. L., Zeanah, C. H., Nelson, C. A., & Fox, N. A. (2023). Resting brain activity in early childhood predicts IQ at 18 years. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 63, 101287. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2023.101287 📄

Tan, E., Zeytinoglu, S., Morales, S., Buzzell, G. A., Almas, A. N., Degnan, K. A., Chronis-Tuscano, A., Henderson, H., Pine, D. S., & Fox, N. A. (2023). Social versus non-social behavioral inhibition: Differential prediction from early childhood of long-term psychosocial outcomes. Developmental Science, e13427. doi:10.1111/desc.13427 📄

Tan, E., Mikami, A. Y., & Hamlin, J. K. (2018). Do infant sociomoral evaluation and action studies predict preschool social and behavioral adjustment? Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 176, 39-54. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2018.07.003 📄