Human children, but not great apes, become socially closer by sharing an experience in common ground

ChildrenGreat apesJournal articles
Wouter Wolf, Michael Tomsello
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 199, 104930,
Publication year: 2020

Watching a video together creates social closeness between children and adults.

ChildrenJournal articles
Wolf, W., & Tomasello, M.
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 189, 104712.
Publication year: 2020

Visually attending to a video together facilitates great ape social closeness.

Great apesJournal articles
Wolf, W. & Tomasello, M.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 286(1907), 20190488
Publication year: 2019

Joint attention, shared goals, and social bonding

AdultsJournal articles
Wolf, W., Launay, J. & Dunbar, R.I.M.
British Journal of Psychology, 107(2): 322—337, 2016
Publication year: 2016

Ostracism Online: A social media ostracism paradigm

AdultsJournal articles
Wolf, W., Levordashka, A., Ruff, J. R., Kraaijeveld, S., Lueckmann, J. M. & Williams, K. D.
Behavior Research Methods, 47(2): 361—373, 2015
Publication year: 2015