Ke, H., Vuong, Q. C., & Geangu, E. (2022). Three-and six-year-old children are sensitive to natural body expressions of emotion: An event-related potential emotional priming study. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology224, 105497


Geangu, E., Roberti, E., & Turati, C. (2021). Do infants represent human actions cross-modally? An ERP visual-auditory priming study. Biological psychology160.

Eggleston, A., Geangu, E., Tipper, S. P., Cook, R., & Over, H. (Accepted/In press). Young children learn first impressions of faces through social referencing. Scientific Reports.


Geangu, E., & Vuong, Q. (2020). Look up to the body: An eye-tracking investigation of 7-months-old infants’ visual exploration of emotion body expressionsInfant Behavior and Development.


Quadrelli, E., Geangu, E., & Turati, C. (2019). Human action sounds elicit sensorimotor activation early in life. Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior117, 323-335.


Poulin-Dubois, D., Hastings, P., Chiarella, S., Geangu, E., Hauf, P., Ruel, A., Johnson, A. (2018). Toddlers’ visual scanning of sad faces is predicted by their theory of mind skills. PlosOne.

Crespo-Llado, M. M.Vanderwert, R., Roberti, E., and Geangu, E. (2018). Eight-month-old infants’ behavioural responses to peers’ emotions as related to the asymmetric frontal cortex activity. Scientific Reports.

Crespo-Llado, M. M.Vanderwert, R., and Geangu, E. (2018) Individual differences in infants’ neural responses to their peers’ cry and laughter. Biological Psychology, 135, 117-127. 

Quiroz, J. C., Geangu, E., & Yong, M. H. (2018). Emotion recognition using smart watch sensor data: mixed-design study. Journal of Medical Internet Research.


Kaiser, J., Crespo-Llado, M. M., Turati, C., & Geangu, E. (2017). The development of spontaneous facial responses to others’ emotions in infancy. An EMG study. Scientific Reports.

Hopkins, B., Geangu, E., & Linkenauger, S. (2017). Cambridge Encyclopedia for Child Development. Cambridge University Press.

Quiroz, J. C., Yong, M. H., & Geangu, E. (2017). Emotion-recognition using smart watch accelerometer data: preliminary findings. Paper presented at Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing and Proceedings of the 2017 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, United States.


Yeh, P-W., Geangu, E., & Reid, V. (2016). Coherent emotional perception from body expressions and the voice. Neuropsychologia91, 99-108. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2016.07.038

Geangu, E., Ichikawa, H., Lao, J., Kanazawa, S., Yamaguchi, M., Caldara, R., & Turati, C. (2016). Culture shapes 7-month-olds’ perceptual strategies in discriminating facial expressions of emotion. Current Biology, 26(14), R663-R664. 10.1016/j.cub.2016.05.072

Geangu, E., Quadrelli, E., Conte, S., Croci, E., & Turati, C. (2016). Three-year-olds’ rapid facial electromyographic responses to emotional facial expressions and body postures. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 144, 1-14. 10.1016/j.jecp.2015.11.001


Meeten, F., Ivak, P., Dash, S., Knowles, S., Duka, T., Scott, R., Kaiser, J. and Davey, G. C. L. (2015). The effect of facial expressions on the evaluation of ambiguous statements. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology. ISSN 2043-8087

Geangu, E., Quadrelli, E., Lewis, J.W., Macchi Cassia, V., & Turati., C. (2015). By the sound of it. An ERP investigation of human action sound processing in 7-month-old infants. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2015.01.005

Geangu, E. (2015). Development of empathy during early childhood across cultures. In James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, Vol 7. Oxford: Elsevier. pp. 549–553. ISBN: 9780080970868 (please email for a copy)

Geangu, E., Senna, I., Croci, E., & Turati, C. (2015). The effect of biomechanical properties of motion on infants’ perception of goal directed grasping actions. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 129, 55-67. 10.1016/j.jecp.2014.08.005


Geangu, E., Gibson, A., Kaduk, K., & Reid, V. M. (2013). The neural correlates of passively viewed sequences of true and false beliefs. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 8(4), 432-437. 10.1093/scan/nss015


Geangu, E., Hauf, P., Bhardwaj, R., & Bentz, W. F. (2011). Infant Pupil Diameter Changes in Response to Others’ Positive and Negative Emotions.PLoS ONE, 6(11), [e27132]. 10.1371/journal.pone.0027132

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(3), 450-470. 10.1111/j.1467-9507.2010.00596.x

Denham, S., Warren, H., Salisch, M., Benga, O., Chin, J-C., & Geangu, E. (2011). Emotions and social development in childhood. In P. K. Smith, & C. H. Hart (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell handbook of childhood social development. (2nd ed. ed., pp. 413-433). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.


Geangu, E., Benga, O., Stahl, D., & Striano, T. (2010). Contagious crying beyond the first days of life. Infant Behavior and Development, 33(3), 279-288. 10.1016/j.infbeh.2010.03.004


Geangu, E. (2009). Empathy development – insights from early years: Introduction to the special issue. Cognition, Brain, Behavior. An Interdisciplinary journal., 13(4), 363-366.

Geangu, E. (Ed.) (2009). Empathy Development – Insights from Early Years. Cognition, Brain, Behavior. An Interdisciplinary journal., 13(4).

Reid, V., & Geangu, E. (2009). Research methodology and social cognition. In T. Striano, & V. Reid (Eds.), Social cognition: development, neuroscience and autism. (pp. 17-34). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.


Geangu, E. (2008). Notes on self awareness development in early infancy. Cogniţie, Creier, Comportament / Cognition, Brain, Behavior, 12(1), 103 – 113.


Denham, S., Caal, S., Hamada Bassett, H., Benga, O., Geangu, E., (2004). Listening to parents: Cultural variations in the meaning of emotions and emotion socialization. Cognitie, Creier, Comportament (Cognition, Brain, Behavior), 8, 321-350.


Geangu E., (2002). Affirmation and Negation – the case of preschool children. Cognitie, Creier, Comportament (Cognition, Brain, Behavior), 6(3), 253-282.

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