Striano, T. (2016). Doing Developmental Research: A practical guide. Guilford Press. (7).

Striano, T. & Reid, V.M. (2008). Social Cognition: Development, Neuroscience and Autism. Eds. T. Striano & V.M. Reid. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing (5)

Reid, V. & Striano, T. & Koops, W. (2007). Social cognition during infancy.Psychology Press. (5)


Hoelh. S. & Striano. (in press).  Social Referencing. The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Development.


*Congiu, S.. Fadda, R. Donddu, G. & Striano, T. (2016).  Impaired representational gaze following in children with autism spectrum disorder. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 57, 11-17 (1).

Bertin, E. *Wong, C. & Striano T. (2016) Assessing Social Cognition: A new instrumental paradigm based on contingent feedback. Infant and Child Development. DOI: 10.1002/icd. (1).


112. *Michel. C., Stets, M., Parise, E., Reid, V. Striano. T. & Hoeh, S. (2015). Theta and alpha band activity in response to eye gaze cues in early infancy, Neuroimage. (1).

111. Hoehl, S. & Striano. T. (2015). Handbook of Infant Social Development. The development and brain mechanisms of joint attention. Guilford Press. (2).


110. Hoehl, S., Michel, C., Reid, V.M, Parise, E. & Striano, T. (2014). Eye contact during live social interaction modulates infants’ oscillatory brain activity.Social Neuroscience.

109. Hoehl, S. & Striano. T.(invited entry, in preparation). Handbook of Infant Development. Guilford Press. (2).

108. Schug, M. & Striano, T. (2014). Invited Entry. Social foundations of communicative development. Encyclopedia of Language Development.(2)


107. *Michel, C., Hoehl, S. & Striano, T. (2013). The influence of familiarity on explicit eye gaze judgment in preschoolers. European Journal of Developmental Psychology. DOI:10.1080/17405629.2013.832670 (1)

106. *Penning, M., Striano, T. & Oliverio, S. (2013). A picture tells a thousand words: Impact of an educational nutrition booklet on nutrition label gazing. Marketing Letters.10.1007/s11002-013-9259-9. (1)

105. Hoehl, S. & Striano, T. (2013). Invited Commentary. Human Development, 56:249-253 (4)


104. Striano, T.(2012). From Research to Practice. Path to Success: Guide for Parents, Rullingnet Corp. (2)

103. Hoehl, S., *Whal, S., *Michel, C., Striano, T. (2012). Effects of eye gaze cue provided by the caregiver compared to a stranger on infants’ object processing. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience,81-89. (1) <link>

102. Landt, J, Grigutsch, M. Reid, V. & Striano, T. (2012). Mu rhythm modulation during observation of an occluded grasping action in 14-month-old infants. International Journal of Psychology, 266. (3)

101. Striano, T.& A. Woodward. (2012). Social Cognition. Cambridge University Press. (2)


100. *Geangu, E., Benga, O., Stahl, D. & Striano, T.(2011). Individual differences in infant’s emotional resonance to a peer in distress. Self-other awareness and emotion regulation. Social Development,20, 450-470. (1) <link>

99. Striano, T.& Hoehl, S. (2011). Kontextuelle Einflüsse auf die kindliche Informationsverarbetitung. In Keller, H. (Ed.), Handbuchder Kleinkindforschung, Bern: Huber. (2)

98. *Henning, A. & Striano, T.(2011). Infant and maternal sensitivity to interpersonal timing. Child Development, 82, 916-931. (1) <link>

97. Reid, V.M., Striano, T. & Iacoboni, M. (2011). Neural correlates of dyadic interaction during infancy. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 33, 558-568. (1) <link>

96. *De Schuymer, L., De Groote, Striano, TRoeyers, H. &.(2011). Preverbal skills as mediators for language outcome in preterm and full term chilldren.Early Human Development, 265-272. (1) <link>

95. *De Schuymer, L., De Groote, I., Striano, T., Stahl, D., & Roeyers, H. (2011). Dyadic and triadic skills in preterm and full term infants: A longitudinal study in the first year. Infant Behavior and Development, 179-188. (1) <link>


94. Hoehl, S. & Striano, T.(2010). Infants’ neural processing of positive emotion and eye gaze, Social Neuroscience, 5, 30-39. (1) <link>

93. *Hoehl,S., Brauer, J., Brasse, G., Striano, T. & Friederici, A. D. (2010). Children’s processing of emotions expressed by peers and adults: An fMRI study.Social Neuroscience,5, 543-559. (1) <link>

92. Parise, E., *Handl.,A. Striano.T  (2010). Processing faces in dyadic and triadic contexts. Neuropsychologia, 48,518-528.(1) <link>

91. Parise, E., Friederici, A. D., & Striano, T.(2010). “Did you call me?” 5-Month-Old Infants’ own name guides their attention. PLoS ONE, 5 (12), e14208. (1) <link>

90. *Geangu, E, Benga, O., Stahl, D. & Striano, T. (2010). Contagious crying beyond the first days of life. Infant Behavior and Development, 279-288. (1) <link>

89. Reid, V.M., Stahl, D., & Striano, T. (2010). The presence or absence of older siblings and variation in infant goal directed motor development.International Journal of Behavioral Development, 325-329.

88. *Hoehl, S. & Striano, T. (2010). The development of emotional face and gaze processingDevelopmental Science, 6, 813-825.

87. *Hoehl, S. & Striano, T. (2010). Emotion Review. Discrete emotions: Perception without production, Emotion Review, 2, 132-133. 

86. Stahl, D., Parise, E., *Hoehl, S., & Striano, T.(2010). Eye contact and emotional face processing in 6-month-old infants: Advanced statistical methods applied to event potentials. Brain & Development.


85. Reid, V.M., *Hoehl, S., Grigutsch, M., *Groendahl, A., Parise, E., & Striano, T. (2009). The neural correlates of infant and adult goal prediction: evidence for semantic processing systems. Developmental Psychology, 45(3), 620-629. (1)

84.*Hoehl, S. & Striano, T. (2009). Kommunikation und Interaktion in der Entwicklung – Wie beeinflussen soziale Reize das frühkindliche Lernen? In R. Rosenzweig & H. Fink (Eds.), Neuronen im Gespräch – Sprache und Gehirn,Paderborn: mentis.

83. *Zmyk, N., Hauf, P. & Striano, T. (2009). Discrimination between real time and delayed visualfeedback of self performed leg movements in the first year of life.Cognition Brain Behavior, 4, 478-489. (1)

82. Striano, T., Stahl, D., & *Cleveland, A. (2009). Taking a closer look at social and cognitive Skills: A weekly longitudinal assessment between 7 and 10 months of age. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 1,567-591. (1)

81. *Hoehl, S., Reid, V., Parise, E., *Handl, A., *Palumbo, L., & Striano, T. (2009). Looking at eye gaze processing and its neural correlates in infancy: Implications for social development and autism spectrum disorder. Child Development, 80(4) 968-985. (6)

80. Hirotani, M., *Stets, M., Striano, T., & Friederici, A. (2009). Joint attention helps infants learn new words: event-related potential evidence.NeuroReport, 20(6), 600-605. (1)


79. *Hoehl,S. & Striano, T. (2008). Neural processing of eye gaze and threat-related emotional facial expressions in infancy. Child Development, 79(6), 1752-1760. (1)

78. Reid,V.M., *Hoehl, S., *Landt, J., & Striano, T. (2008). Human infants dissociate structural from dynamic information in biological motion: Evidence from neural systems. Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscienc, 3,161-167. (1).

77. Striano, T. & Reid, V. (2008). Social cognition at the crossroads: Perspectives on understanding others. In T.Striano & V. Reid (Eds). Social Cognition: Development, Neuroscience and Autism. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. (2)

76. Reid, V. & Striano, T. (2008). The directed-attention model of infant social cognition: further evidence. in T. Striano & V.M. Reid, Eds., Social Cognition: Development, Neuroscience and Autism. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. 

75. *Hoehl, S., *Wiese, L., & Striano, T.(2008). Young infants’ Neural Processing of Objects Is Affected by Eye Gaze Direction and Emotional Expression. PLOS One, 3(6), 1-6. (1)

74. Schirmer, A., Escoffier, N., Zysset, S., Koester, D., Striano, T.,& Friederici, A.D. (2008). When vocal processing gets emotional: On the role of social orientation in relevance detection by the human amygdala. Neuroimage, 40, 1402-1410. (1)

73. *Cleveland, A., & Striano, T.(2008). Televised social interaction and object learning in 14- and 18-month-old infants. Infant Behavior and Development,31, 326-331. (1)

72. Parise, E., Reid, V. *Stets, M. & Striano, T. (2008). Direct eye contact influences the neural processing of objects in 5 month old infants. Social Neuroscience, 1-10. (1)

71. Reid, V.M., & Striano, T.(2008).  N400 involvement in the processing of action sequences.  Neuroscience Letters, 433, 93-97. (1)

70. *Hoehl, S., *Palumbo, L., *Heinisch, C. & Striano, T. (2008). Infants’ attention is biased by emotional expressions and eye gaze direction.Neuroreport, 19, 579-582. (1)

69. *Hoehl, S., Reid, V.M., *Mooney, J. & Striano, T.(2008). What are you looking at? Infant’s neural processing of an adult’s object-directed eye gaze.Developmental Science, 11,10-16. (1)

68. *Kobiella, A., *Grossmann, T., Reid, V.M. & Striano, T.(2008). The discrimination of angry and fearful facial expressions in 7-month-old infants: An event-related potential study. Cognition and Emotion, 22, 134-146. (1)


67. *Cleveland, A., *Schug, M. & Striano, T.(2007). Joint attention and object learning in 5- and 7-month old infants. Infant and Child Development,16, 295-306. (1)

66. *Cleveland, A. & Striano, T.(2007). The effects of joint attention on object processing in 4- and 9-month-old Infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 30, 499-504.

65. Striano, T., Stahl, D., *Cleveland, A. & *Hoehl, S. (2007). Sensitivity to triadic attention between 6 weeks and 3 months of age. Infant Behavior and Development, 30, 529-534.

64. *De Groote, I., Roeyers, H., & Striano, T.(2007). Gaze following as a function of affective expression in 3, 6, and 9-month-olf infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 30, 492-498.

63. *Grossmann, T., Striano, T.& Friederici, A. (2007). Developmental changes in infants’ processing of happy and angry facial expressions: A neurobehavioral study. Brain and Cognition,64, 30-41.

62. Parise, E., *Cleveland, A., Costabile, A. & Striano, T.(2007). Influence of vocal cues on learning about objects in joint attention contexts. Infant Behavior and Development, 30, 380-384.

61. Reid, V.M., Striano, T.& Koops, W. (2007). (Eds). Special issue: Social cognition during infancy. European Journal of Developmental Psychology.

60. Reid, V.M. & Striano, T.(2007). The directed attention model of infant social cognition. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 4, 100-110. (1)


59.  Striano, T. & Reid, V.M. (2006). Social cognition in the first year. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 10, 471-476. (2)

58. Bertin, E. & Striano, T.(2006). The still-face response in newborn, 1.5-, and 3-month old infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 29, 294-297.

57. Chen, X., Reid, V.M. & Striano, T. (2006). Oral exploration and reaching toward social and non-social objects in two-, four-, and six-month-old infants.European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 3, 1-12.

56. *Cleveland, A., *Kobiella, A. & Striano, T.(2006). Intention or expression? Four-month- olds’ reactions to a sudden still-face. Infant Behavior & Development, 29, 299- 307.

55. *Grossmann, T., Striano, T.& Friederici, A.D. (2006). Crossmodal integration of emotional information from face and voice in the infant brain.Developmental Science, 9, 309-315.

54. *Liszkowski, U., Carpenter, M., Striano, T.& Tomasello, M. (2006). 12- and 18-month-olds point to provide information for others. Journal of Cognition and Development, 7, 173-187.

53. *Rakoczy, H., Tomasello, M. & Striano, T.(2006). The role of experience and discourse in children’s developing understanding of pretend play actions.British Journal of Developmental Psychology,24, 305-335.

52. Reid, V.M., *Hoehl, S. & Striano, T.(2006). The perception of biological motion by infants: An event-related potential study. Neuroscience Letters, 395, 211-214.

51. Striano, T., Chen, X., *Cleveland, A. & *Bradshaw, S. (2006). Joint attention social cues influence infant learning. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 3, 289-299.

50. Striano, T., *Henning, A. & Stahl, D. (2006). Sensitivity to interpersonal timing at 3 and 6 months of age. Interaction Studies, 7, 251-271.

49. Striano, T., *Kopp, F., *Grossmann, T., & Reid, V.M. (2006). Eye contact influences neural processing of emotional expressions in 4-month-old infants.Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 1, 87-95.

48. Striano, T., Reid, V.M. & Hoehl, S. (2006). Neural mechanisms of joint attention in Infancy. European Journal of Neuroscience,23, 2819-2823.

47. Striano, T.& Vaish, A. (2006). Seven- to 9-month-old infants use facial expressions to interpret others´action. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 24, 753-760.

46. Striano, T.,Vaish, A, & *Benigno, J.P. (2006). The meaning of infants’ looks: Information gathering and comfort seeking? British Journal of Developmental Psychology.

45. Striano, T.,Vaish, A. & Henning, A. (2006). Selective looking by 12-month-olds to a temporally contingent partner. Interaction Studies, 7, 233-250.


44. Carpenter, M., Tomasello, M., & Striano, T.(2005). Role reversal in typically developing 12- and 18-month olds and children with autism. Infancy, 8(3), 253-278.

43. Grossmann, T., Striano, T., & Friederici, A.D. (2005). Infants’ electric brain responses to emotional prosody. NeuroReport, 16(16), 1825-1828.

42. Henning, A., Striano, T., & Lieven, E.V.M. (2005). Maternal speech to infants at 1 and 3 months of age. Infant Behavior and Development, 28(4), 519-536.

41. *Rakoczy, H., Tomasello, M. & Striano, T.(2005). On tools and toys: How children learn to act on and pretend with virgin objects. Developmental Science, 8, 57-73.

40. *Rakoczy, H., Tomasello, M. & Striano, T.(2005). How children turn objects into symbols: A cultural learning account. In L. Namy (Ed.), Symbol use and symbol representation, 67-97. New York: Erlbaum.

39. Reid, V.M. & Striano, T.(2005) Review of Johnson, Munakata and Gilmore (2002). Journal of Child language, 32, 469-472.

38. Reid, V.M. & Striano, T.(2005) Adult gaze influences infant attention and object processing: implications for cognitive neuroscience. European Journal of Neuroscience, 21, 1763-1766.

37. Schirmer, A., Striano, T.& Friederici, A.D. (2005) Sex differences in the preattentive processing of vocal emotional expressions Neuroreport, 16, 635-639.

36.  Striano, T.& Bertin, E. (2005). Coordinated affect with mothers and strangers: A longitudinal study of joint attention between 5 and 9 months of age.Cognition and Emotion, 19, 781-890.

35. Striano, T.& Bertin, E. (2005). Social-cognitive skills between 5 and 10 months of age. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 23, 559-568.

34. Striano, T.& Bushnell, E.(2005). Haptic perception of material properties by 3-month-old infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 28, 266-289.

33. Striano, T.,Henning, A. & Stahl, D. (2005). Sensitivity to social contingencies between 1 and 3 months of age. Developmental Science, 8, 509-519.

32. Striano, T.,Kopp, F. & Reid, V.M. (2005). Wie der Blick Erwachsener Aufmerksamkeit und Lernen von Babys beeinflusst. Bioforum. Forschung und Entwicklung.

31. Striano, T.& Liszkowski, U. (2005). Sensitivity to the context of facial expression in the        still face at 3-, 6-, and 9-months of age. Infant Behavior and Development, 28, 10-19.

30. Striano, T.& Stahl, D. (2005) Sensitivity to triadic attention in early infancy. Developmental Science, 4, 333-343.


29. *Chen, X.,Striano, T.& *Rakoczy, H. (2004). Auditory-oral matching behavior in newborns. Developmental Science,7, 42-47.

28. *Henning, A. & Striano, T. (2004). Infants’ sensitivity to interpersonal timing. In L. Berthouze, H. Kozima, C. Prinz. G. Sandini, G. Dtojanov, G. Metta. & C. Balkenius (Eds). Epigenetic Robotics. Modeling Cognitive Development in Robotic Systems,145-146, Lund University. (3) <link>

27. *Liszkowski, U., Carpenter, M., *Henning, A., Striano, T.& Tomasello, M. (2004). Twelve-month-old infants point to share attention and interest.Developmental Science,7, 297-307. (1) <link>

26. *Rakoczy, H., Tomasello, M. & Striano, T.(2004). Young children know that trying is not pretending – a test of the “acting as if” construal of children’s early concept of pretense. Developmental Psychology,40, 388-399. (1) <link>

25. *Reid, V.M. Striano, T.,Kaufman, J. & Johnson, M. (2004). Eye gaze cueing facilitates neural processing of objects in 4 month old infants.Neuroreport,15, 2553-2556. (1) <link>

24. Rochat, P, Striano, T.& Morgan, R. (2004). Who is doing what to whom? Young infants’ developing sense of social causality in animated displays.Perception,33, 355-369. (1) <link>

23. Striano, T.(2004). Direction of regard and the still-face effect in the first year: Does intention matter? Child Development, 75, 468-479. (1) <link>

22. Striano, T.& Bertin, E. (2004). Contribution of facial and vocal cues in the still-face response of 4 month old infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 27, 499-508. (1) <link>

21. *Vaish, A. & Striano, T.(2004). Is visual reference necessary? Contributions of facial versus vocal cues in 12-month-olds’ social referencing behavior. Developmental Science, 7, 261-269. (1) <link>


20. Striano, T. & Rochat, P. (2003). The role of modeling and request type on symbolic comprehension of objects and gestures in young children. Journal of Child Language, 11, 27-45. (1) <link>

19. Rochat, P. & Striano, T.(2002). Who’s in the mirror? Self-other discrimination in specular images by 4- and 9-month-old infants. Child Development, 73, 35-46. (1) <link>

18. Rochat, P., Striano, T.& *Blatt, L. (2002). Differential effect of happy, neutral, and sad still-faces on 2,-4-, and 6-month-old infants. Infant and Child Development,30, 289-303. (1) <link>

17. Striano, T., Brennan, P. & Vanman, E. (2002). Maternal depressive symptoms and 6-month-old infants’ sensitivity to facial expressions. Infancy,3, 115-126. (1) <link>

16. Striano, T.& Tomasello, M. (2002). Infant development: Physical and social cognition. In N. J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences. Pergamon, Oxford, 7410-7414. (2) <link>

15. Striano, T. (2001). From social expectations to social cognition in early infancy. In K. Zerbe (Ed). Infant Psychiatry. New York: Guilford Press, 361-371. (2)  <link>

14. Striano, T.& *Thoermer, C. (2001). Function and Determinants of Oral Probing in Early Infancy. In J. van der Kamp, A. Ledebt, G. Savelsbergh, & E. Thelen (Eds.), Advances in Motor Development and Learning in Infancy, 3-7. Netherlands: Ipskamp. (2) <link>

13. Striano, T.,Tomasello, M. & Rochat, P. (2001). Social and object support for early symbolic play. Developmental Science, 4, 442-455. (1) <link>

12. Rochat, P. & Striano, T.(2000). Perceived self in infancy. Infant Behavior and Development,23, 513-530. (1) <link>

11. Striano, T.& Rochat, P. (2000). Emergence of selective social referencing in infancy. Infancy, 2, 253-264. (1) <link>

10. Rochat, P. & Striano, T.(1999). Social cognitive development in the first year. In P. Rochat(Ed.), Early Social Cognition, 3-34. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum. (2) <link>

9. Rochat, P. & Striano, T.(1999). Emerging self-exploration by 2-month-old infants. Developmental Science,2, 206-218. (1) <link>

8. Rochat, P., *Querido, J. & Striano, T.(1999). Emerging sensitivity to the timing and structure of protoconversation in early infancy. Developmental Psychology,4, 950-957. (1) <link>

7. Striano, T.& Rochat, P. (1999) Developmental link between dyadic and triadic social competence in infancy. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 17, 551-562. (1) <link>

6. Tomasello, M., Striano, T.& Rochat, P. (1999). Do young children use objects as symbols? British Journal of Developmental Psychology,17, 563-584. (1) <link>

5. Cohen, H., Yang, J., Striano, T.& Rochat, P. (1998). Gazing as determinant of early social referencing. Infant Behavior and Development,21, 346. (3) <link>

4. Rochat, P. & Striano, T.(1998). Early development of social monitoring.Infant Behaviorand Development,21, 182. (3) <link>

3. Rochat, P. & Striano, T.(1998). Primacy of action in early ontogeny. Human Development, 41,112-115. (4) <link>

2. Striano, T.& Rochat, P. (1998) Still face phenomenon as social cognition by 7-, and 10-month olds. Infant Behavior and Development, 21, 701. (3) <link>

1. Striano, T.& Rochat, P. (1998). Exploration of self-agency by newborns and 2-month-olds. Infant Behavior and Development, 21, 700. (3) <link>

*Publication type is listed as follows: (1) Journal article (2) Chapter (3) Published proceedings (4) Book review/commentary (5) Edited volume (6) Review paper (7) book (*) submitted as undergraduate, pre-graduate or graduate student author