Federico Rossano

Assistant Professor

The development of social cognition in ontogeny and phylogeny; multimodal communication and its cross-cultural variability; cognitive development; comparative psychology; language evolution; social interaction and conversation analysis; social norms, social justice and accountability; cognitive and systemic psychotherapy.

Rossano, F., Fiedler, L. & Tomasello, M. (2015). Preschoolers’ understanding of communication and cooperation in the establishment of property rights. Developmental Psychology 51(2), 176-184

Völter, C. J., Rossano, F., & Call, J. (2015). From exploitation to cooperation: Social tool-use in orangutan mother-offspring dyads. Animal Behaviour 100, 126-134

Grocke, P., Rossano, F. & Tomasello, M. (2015). Procedural justice in children’s understanding of fairness. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology 140, 197-210

Kanngiesser, P., Rossano, F. & Tomasello, M. (2015). Late emergence of the first possession ownership heuristic: evidence from a small-scale culture. Child Development 86 (4), 1282-1289

Rossano, F., Nitzschner, M. & Tomasello, M. (2014) Domestic dogs and puppies can use human voice direction referentially. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London - Series B 281 20133201

Rossano, F., Liebal, K. (2014). “Requests” and “offers” in orangutans and human infants. In Drew, P. and Couper-Kuhlen, E. (eds.) Requesting in Social Interaction (pp. 333-362). John Benjamins

Rossano, F. (2013). Sequence organization and timing of bonobo mother-infant interactions. Interaction Studies, 14 (2), 160-189

Halina, M., Rossano, F. & Tomasello, M. (2013). The ontogenetic ritualization of bonobo gestures. Animal Cognition, 16 (4), 653-666

Bercelli, F., Rossano, F., Viaro, M. (2013) Supra-session courses of action in psychotherapy. Journal of Pragmatics, 57, 118-137