Tanya Broesch

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Child development and culture, early communication, social learning, parenting practices and socialization across cultures.

Selected Publications

Broesch, T., Itakura, S., & Rochat, P. (Journal of Cross-Cultural psychology, in press). Learning from others: Selective requests by 3-year-olds of three cultures.

Broesch, T. & Bryant, G. (2017). Fathers’ infant directed speech in a small-scalesociety. Child Development. DOI: 10.1111/cdev.12768. PDF

Broesch, T., Rochat, P., Broesch, J., O'lah, K., & Henrich, J. (accepted, July 2015). Similarities and differences in maternal responsiveness in three societies: Evidence from Fiji, Kenya and US. Child Development. doi: 10.1111/cdev.12501. PDF. Supplementary Materials.

Broesch, T., (2016). Motherese. Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science, Springer, pp.1-2.

Aknin, L. B., Broesch, T., Hamlin, J. K., & Van de Vondervoort, J. W. (2015). Prosocial Behavior Leads to Happiness in a Small-Scale Rural Society. ournal of Experimental Psychology-General. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/xge0000082. PDF

Broesch, T. & Bryant, G. (2015). Prosody in infant directed speech is similar across western and traditional cultures. Journal of Cognition and Development, 16, 31-43. doi: 10.1080/15248372.2013.833923 PDF.

Barrett, H.C., Broesch, T., Scott, R., He, Z., Baillargeon, R., Wu, D., Bolz, M., Henrich, J., Setoh, P., Want, J., & Laurence, S. (2013). Early false-belief understanding in traditional non-Western societies. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 280, 1-6. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.2654 PDF.

Rochat, P., Broesch, T. & Jayne, K. (2012). Social awareness and early self recognition. Consciousness and Cognition, 21, 1491-1497. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2012.04.007. PDF.

Suanda, U., Meyer, K., Broesch, T., Kulkin, L., & Namy, L. (2012). Why two-year-olds’ fail to learn gestures as object labels: Evidence from a dual-task paradigm. Language, Learning and Development, 9, 50-65, doi:10.1080/15475441.2012.723189. PDF.

Broesch, T., Callaghan, T., Henrich, J., Murphy, C., & Rochat, P. (2011). Cultural variations in children’s mirror self-recognition. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 40(6), 1019-1031. doi: 10.1177/0022022110381114. PDF.

Rochat, P., Dias, M., Liping, G., Broesch, T., Passos-Ferrera, C., Winning, A. & Berg, B. (2009). Fairness in distributive justice by 3- and 5-year-olds across seven cultures. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 40, 416-442. doi: 10.1177/0022022109332844 PDF.

Callaghan, T. C., Rochat, P., MacGillivray, T. & MacLellan, C. (2004). Modeling referential actions in 6- to 18-month-old infants: A precursor to symbolic understanding. Child Development, 75, 1733-1744. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8624.2004.00813.x. PDF.