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2017

Guglielmo, S., Malle, B. F. (2017). Information-acquisition processes in moral judgments of blame. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 43, 957–971.

Malle, B. F., & Thapa Magar, S. (2017). What kind of mind do I want in my robot? Developing a measure of desired mental capacities in social robots. In Proceedings of the Companion of the 2017 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, HRI ’17 (pp. 195–196). New York, NY: ACM. doi:10.1145/3029798.3038378

Malle, B. F., Scheutz, M., & Austerweil, J. L. (2017). Networks of social and moral norms in human and robot agents. In Aldinhas Ferreira, M. I., J. Silva Sequeira, M. O. Tokhi, E. Kadar, & G. S. Virk (eds.), A world with robots: International Conference on Robot Ethics: ICRE 2015 (pp. 3–18). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International.

Monroe, A. E., & Malle, B. F. (2017). Two paths to blame: Intentionality directs moral information processing along two distinct tracks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 146, 123-133.

Monroe, A. E., Brady, G., & Malle, B. F. (2017). This isn’t the free will worth looking for: General free will beliefs do not influence moral judgments; agent-specific choice ascriptions do. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 8, 191-199. doi:10.1177/1948550616667616

Scheutz, M., & Malle, B. F. (2017). Moral robots. In K. Rommelfanger and S. Johnson (eds.), Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics. New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

Voiklis, J. and Malle, B. F. (in press). Moral Cognition and its Basis in Social Cognition and Social Regulation. In K. J. Gray and J. Graham (Eds.), Atlas of Moral Psychology. New York: Guilford Publications, Inc.

2016

Korman, J., & Malle, B. F. (2016). Grasping for traits or reasons? How people grapple with puzzling social behaviors. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42, 1451-1465. doi: 10.1177/0146167216663704

Malle, B. F., Scheutz, M., Forlizzi, J., & Voiklis, J. (2016, March). Which robot am I thinking about? The impact of action and appearance on people's evaluations of a moral robot. In 2016 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) (pp. 125-132). IEEE.

Voiklis, J., Kim, B., Cusimano, C., and Malle, B. (2016, August). Moral Judgments of Human vs. Robot Agents. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2016). Piscataway, NJ: IEEE.

Ullman, D., & Malle, B. (2016). The effect of perceived involvement on trust in human-robot interaction. In: Proceedings of the 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction. Christchurch, New Zealand, March 7-10.

Zhao, X., Cusimano, C., and Malle, B. F. (2016). Do people spontaneously take a robot’s visual perspective? In HRI ’16: Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Christchurch, New Zealand (pp. 335-342).

Zhao, X., Malle, B.F., & Gweon, H. (in press). Is it a nine, or a six? Prosocial and selective perspective taking in four-year-olds. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

2015

Zhao, X., Cusimano, C., and Malle, B. F. (2015). In Search of Triggering Conditions for Spontaneous Visual Perspective Taking. In Noelle, D. C., Dale, R., Warlaumont, A. S., Yoshimi, J., Matlock, T., Jennings, C. D., & Maglio, P. P. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 2811-2816). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Korman, J., Voiklis, J., and Malle, B. F. (2015). The social life of cognition. Cognition 135, 30–35. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2014.11.005

Malle, B. F., Scheutz, M., Voiklis, J., Arnold, T., and Cusimano, C. (2015). Sacrifice one for the good of many? People apply different moral norms to human and robot agents. In HRI'15: Proceedings of the Tenth Annual 2015 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Portland, OR (pp. 117-124). New York, NY: ACM. doi:10.1145/2696454.2696458

Zhao, X., Cusimano, C., and Malle, B. F. (2015). Do people spontaneously take a robot’s visual perspective? In HRI'15: Proceedings of the Tenth Annual 2015 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Portland, OR: Extended Abstracts. doi:10.1145/2701973.2702044

2014

Malle, B. F. (2014). Moral competence in robots? In Seibt, J., Hakli, R., and Nørskov, M. (Eds.), Sociable robots and the future of social relations: Proceedings of Robo-Philosophy 2014 (pp. 189-198). Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press.

Malle, B. F., and Scheutz, M. (2014). Moral competence in social robots. In Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Ethics in Engineering, Science, and Technology, Ethics’2014 (pp. 30–35). Red Hook, NY: Curran Associates/IEEE Computer Society. doi:10.1109/ETHICS.2014.6893446

Scheutz, M., and Malle, B. F. (2014). “Think and do the right thing” – a plea for morally competent autonomous robots. In Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Ethics in Engineering, Science, and Technology, Ethics’2014 (pp. 36–39). Red Hook, NY: Curran Associates/IEEE Computer Society. doi:10.1109/ETHICS.2014.6893457

Voiklis, J., Cusimano, C., and Malle, B. F. (2014). A social-conceptual map of moral criticism. In P. Bello, M. Guarini, M. McShane, and B. Scassellati (Eds.), Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1700-1705). AustinTX: Cognitive Science Society.

Monroe, A. M., Dillon, K. D., &amp Malle, B. F. (2014).  Bringing free will down to earth:  People’s psychological concept of free will and its role in moral judgment.  Consciousness and Cognition, 27, 100-108. doi:10.1016/j.concog.2014.04.011

Malle, B. F., Guglielmo, S., &amp Monroe, A. E. (2014).  A theory of blame.  Psychological Inquiry, 25, 147-186.[Target article, available online]

Malle, B. F., Guglielmo, S., &amp Monroe, A. E. (2014).  Paths to blame and paths to convergence.  Psychological Inquiry, 25, 251-260. [Reply to commentaries, available online].

Monroe, A. M., & Malle, B. F. (in press).  Free will without metaphysics.  In Mele, A. (Ed.), Surrounding free will.  New York, NY: Oxford University Press. [prepub ms.] or [request e-print]

2013

Malle, B. F., & Korman, J. (2013). Attribution theory. In D. S. Dunn (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Psychology. New York: Oxford University Press. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/attribution_theory.

Roskies, A. L., & Malle, B. F. (2013). A Strawsonian look at desert. Philosophical Explorations, 16, 133-152.

2012

Malle, B. F. (2012). Attribution/Attribution theory.   In A. Runehov & L. Oviedo (Eds.), Encyclopedia of sciences and religions (pp. 1-4).  Dordrecht, NL: Springer Verlag.

Malle, B. F.,  Guglielmo, S., & Monroe, A. E. (2012). Moral, cognitive, and social: The nature of blame.  In J. Forgas, K. Fiedler, and C. Sedikides (Eds.), Social thinking and interpersonal behaviour (14th Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology). Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press. 

Malle, B. F., & Holbrook, J. (2012). Is there a hierarchy of social inferences? The likelihood and speed of inferring intentionality, mind, and personality. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102, 661–684.

Markowitz, E. M., & Malle, B. F. (2012). Did you just see that? Making sense of environmentally relevant behavior. Ecopsychology, 4, 37-50.

Monroe, A. E. , Guglielmo, S., & Malle, B. F. (2012). Morality goes beyond mind perception. Psychological Inquiry, 23, 179–184.

2011

Cook, J. E., Arrow, H., & Malle, B. F. (2011). The effect of feeling stereotyped on social power and inhibition. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 165-180.

Malle, B. F. (2011a). Attribution theories: How people make sense of behavior. In Chadee, D. (Ed.), Theories in social psychology (pp. 72-95). Wiley-Blackwell.

Malle, B. F. (2011b). Time to give up the dogmas of attribution: An alternative theory of behavior explanation.  In J. M. Olson and M. P. Zanna, Advances of Experimental Social Psychology (Vol. 44, pp. 297-352).  Burlington: Academic Press.

Malle, B. F., & Guglielmo, S. (2011). Are intentionality judgments fundamentally moral?  In C. Mackenzie and R. Langdon (Eds.), Emotion, imagination, and moral reasoning (Macquarie monographs in cognitive science) (pp. 275-293). Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press.  

2010

Begeer, S., Malle, B. F., Nieuwland, M., & Keysar, B. (2010).  Using theory of mind to represent and take part in social interactions:  Comparing individuals with high-functioning autism and typically developing controls. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 7, 104-122.

Guglielmo, S., & Malle, B. F. (2010a).  Can unintended side-effects be intentional? Resolving a controversy over intentionality and morality. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 1635-1647.

Guglielmo, S., & Malle, B. F. (2010b).  Enough skill to kill: Intentionality judgments and the moral valence of action. Cognition, 117, 139-150.

Malle, B. F. (2010). Intentional action in folk psychology. In T. O'Connor and C. Sandis (Eds.), A companion to the philosophy of action (pp. 357-365). Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell.

Malle, B. F. (2010). The social and moral cognition of group agents.  Journal of Law and Policy, 20, 95-136.  

Monroe, A. E., & Malle, B. F. (2010). From uncaused will to conscious choice:  The need to study, not speculate about, people’s folk concept of free will. Review of Philosophy and Psychology, 1, 211-224.

2009

Dieckmann, N. F., Malle, B. F., & Bodner, T. E. (2009). An empirical assessment of meta-analytic practice. Review of General Psychology, 13, 101-115.

Guglielmo, S., Monroe, A. E., Malle, B. F. (2009).  At the heart of morality lies folk psychology.  Inquiry, 52, 449-466.

Malle, B. F. (2009). Folk theories of consciousness. In W. Banks (Ed.), Encyclopedia of consciousness (pp. 251-263). Elsevier/Academic Press.

Malle, B. F., & Holbrook, J. S. (2009). Theory of mind. In A. Cleeremans, P. Wilken, and T. Bayne, Oxford Companion to Consciousness. Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.

2008 and before

Malle, B. F. (2008a). Fritz Heider’s legacy: Celebrated insights, many of them misunderstood. Social Psychology, 39, 163–173.

Malle, B. F. (2008b). The fundamental tools, and possibly universals, of social cognition. In R. Sorrentino and S. Yamaguchi (Eds.), Handbook of motivation and cognition across cultures (pp. 267-296). New York: Elsevier/Academic Press.

DePrince, A. P., Freyd, J. J., & Malle, B. F. (2007). A replication by another name: A response to Devilly et al. (2007).  Psychological Science, 18, 218-219.

Malle, B. F. (2007a). Actor-observer asymmetries. In R. F. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Social Psychology.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.   

Malle, B. F. (2007b). Attributions. In R. F. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Social Psychology.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 

Malle, B. F. (2007c). Attributions as behavior explanations: Toward a new theory.  In D. Chadee and J. Hunter (Eds.), Current themes and perspectives in social psychology (pp. 3-26). St. Augustine, Trinidad: SOCS, The University of the West Indies.

Malle, B. F. (2007d). Review of Joint attention: Communication and other minds. Philosophical Psychology, 20, 543-547.

Malle, B. F., & Dickert, S. (2007). Values. In R. F. Baumeister & K. D. Vohs (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Social Psychology.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.  

Malle, B. F., Knobe, J., & Nelson, S. (2007).  Actor-observer asymmetries in behavior explanations: New answers to an old question. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 93, 491–514. 

Malle, B. F. (2006a). Of windmills and strawmen: Folk assumptions of mind and action. In S. Pockett, W. P. Banks, & S. Gallagher (Eds.), Does consciousness cause behavior? An investigation of the nature of volition (pp. 207-231).  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Malle, B. F. (2006b). The actor-observer asymmetry in causal attribution: A (surprising) meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 132, 895-919.

Malle, B. F. (2006c). The relation between judgments of intentionality and morality. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 6, 61-86.

Malle, B. F., & Guglielmo, S. (2006). Directions and challenges in studying folk concepts and folk judgments. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 6, 307-315.

Malle, B. F., Tate, C. (2006). Explaining the past, predicting the future. In L. J. Sanna & E. Chang (Eds.), Judgments over time: The interplay of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors (pp. 182-209). New York: Oxford University Press.

Bruininks, P., & Malle, B. F. (2005). Positive affect toward the future: Distinguishing hope from optimism and related affective states. Motivation and Emotion, 29, 327-355.

Malle, B. F. (2005a). Folk theory of mind: Conceptual foundations of human social cognition. In R. Hassin, J. S. Uleman, & J. A. Bargh (Eds.), The new unconscious (pp. 225-255). New York: Oxford University Press.

Malle, B. F. (2005b).   Bedeutung und Ursprung menschlicher Werte: Eine sozial-kognitive Analyse. [Meaning and origin of human values: A social-cognitive analysis.].  In A. Fruhwirt, M. Reicher, and P. Wilhelmer (Eds.), Markt—Wert—Gefühle [Market—value—emotions]. Vienna: Passagen.

Malle, B. F. (2005c). Self-other asymmetries in behavior explanations: Myth and reality.   In M. D. Alicke, D. Dunning, & J. I. Krueger (Eds.), The self in social perception (pp. 155-178). New York: Psychology Press.

Malle, B. F. (2005d). The worlds and words of mind. Psychological Inquiry, 16, 21-26.

Malle, B. F. (2005e). Three puzzles of mindreading. In B. F. Malle & S. D. Hodges (Eds.), Other minds: How humans bridge the divide between self and other (pp. 18-35). New York: Guilford Press.

Malle, B. F., & Hodges, S. D. (Eds.). (2005). Other minds: How humans bridge the divide between self and other. New York: Guilford Press. pdf

Malle, B. F. (2004). How the mind explains behavior: Folk explanations, meaning, and social interaction. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.  pdf

Malle, B. F.  (2003). The social cognition of intentional action. In P. W. Halligan, C. Bass, & D. Oakley (Eds.), Malingering and illness deception (pp. 81-90). Oxford University Press.

Malle, B. F., & Nelson, S. E. (2003). Judging mens rea: The tension between folk concepts and legal concepts of intentionality. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 21, 563-580. 

Schlitz, M., Radin, D. Malle, B., Schmidt, S., Utts, J., Yount, G. (2003). Distant healing intention: Definitions and evolving guidelines for laboratory studies.  In W. B. Jonas and R. A. Chez, Definitions and standards in healing research (First American Samueli Symposium). A supplement to Alternative Therapies, 9, A31-A43.

Givón, T., & Malle, B. F. (Eds.). (2002). The evolution of language out of pre-language. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Knobe, J., & Malle, B. F. (2002).  Self and other in the explanation of behavior: 30 years later. Special Issue on self-other asymmetries: Psychologica Belgica, 42, 113-130.

Malle, B. F. (2002a). The relation between language and theory of mind in development and evolution. In T. Givón & B. F. Malle (Eds.), The evolution of language out of pre-language (pp. 265-284). Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Malle, B. F. (2002b).  The social self and the social other.  Actor-observer asymmetries in making sense of behavior. In J. P Forgas & K. D. Williams (Eds.), The social self: Cognitive, interpersonal, and intergroup perspectives (pp. 189-204). Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press. 

Malle, B. F. (2002c).  Verbs of interpersonal causality and the folk theory of mind and behavior.  In M. Shibatani (Ed.), The grammar of causation and interpersonal manipulation (pp. 57-83).  Amsterdam: Benjamins.

O’Laughlin, M. J., &. Malle, B. F. (2002).  How people explain actions performed by groups and individuals. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 82, 33-48.

Malle, B. F. (2001a).  Attribution processes.  In N. J. Smelser and P. B. Baltes (Eds.), International encyclopedia of the social and behavioral sciences (Vol. 14, Developmental, social, personality, and motivational psychology; section editor N. Eisenberg, pp. 913-917). Amsterdam: Pergamon/Elsevier. 

Malle, B. F. (2001b).  Folk explanations of intentional action.  In B. F. Malle, L. J. Moses, & D. A. Baldwin (Eds.), Intentions and intentionality: Foundations of social cognition (pp. 265-286). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Malle, B. F., & Knobe, J. (2001).  The distinction between desire and intention: A folk-conceptual analysis. In B. F. Malle, L. J. Moses, & D. A. Baldwin (Eds.), Intentions and intentionality: Foundations of social cognition (pp. 45-67). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Malle, B. F., Moses, L. J., & Baldwin, D. A. (Eds.). (2001). Intentions and intentionality: Foundations of social cognition. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. pdf

Malle, B. F., Moses, L. J., & Baldwin, D. A. (2001). The significance of intentionality. In B. F. Malle, L. J. Moses, & D. A. Baldwin (Eds.), Intentions and intentionality: Foundations of social cognition (pp. 1-24). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. pdf

Malle, B. F., & Pearce, G. E. (2001).  Attention to behavioral events during social interaction: Two actor-observer gaps and three attempts to close them. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 81, 278-294.

Pratto, F., Sidanius, J., Stallworth, L. M, & Malle, B. F. (2001) Social dominance orientation: A personality variable predicting social and political attitudes. Reprinted in M. A. Hogg and D. Abrams (Eds.), Intergroup relations: Essential readings. (pp. 30-59). Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press.

Malle, B. F., Knobe, J., O’Laughlin, M., Pearce, G. E., & Nelson, S. E. (2000). Conceptual structure and social functions of behavior explanations: Beyond person–situation attributions.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 79, 309-326.

Malle, B. F., & Ickes, W. (2000).  Fritz Heider: Philosopher and psychologist.  In G. A. Kimble & M. Wertheimer (Eds.), Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology (Vol. 4, pp. 193-214).  Washington, DC and Mahwah, NJ: American Psychological Association and Erlbaum.

Malle, B. F., & Knobe, J. (2000).  The folk concept of intentionality.  Reprinted in W. A. Lesko (Ed.), Readings in social psychology: General, classic, and contemporary selections (4th ed., pp. 43-58). Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Pratto, F., Sidanius, J., Stallworth, L. M, & Malle, B. F. (2000) Social dominance orientation: A personality variable predicting social and political attitudes. Reprinted in C. Stangor (Ed), Stereotypes and prejudice: Essential readings (pp. 259-288). Philadelphia, PA: Psychology Press.

Malle, B. F. (1999).  How people explain: A new theoretical framework.Personality and Social Psychology Review, 3, 23-48.

Malle, B. F. (1998).  Whose psychological concepts? A review of J. Smedslund’s ‘The structure of psychological common sense.’  Contemporary Psychology, 43, 671-672.

Malle, B. F., & Knobe, J. (1997a).  The folk concept of intentionality.  Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 33, 101-121.

Malle, B. F., & Knobe, J. (1997b).  Which behaviors do people explain? A basic actor-observer asymmetry.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 72, 288-304.

Malle, B. F. (1997).  People’s folk theory of behavior.  In M. G. Shafto, & P. Langley (Eds.), Proceedings of the nineteenth annual conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 478-483). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Neubauer, A. C., & Malle, B. F. (1997).  Questionnaire response latencies: Implications for personality assessment and self-schema theory.  European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 13, 109-117.

Malle, B. F., & Horowitz, L. M. (1995).  The puzzle of negative self-views: An explanation using the schema concept.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 68, 470-484.

Pratto, F., Sidanius, J., Stallworth, L. M., & Malle, B. F. (1994).  Social dominance orientation: A personality variable relating to social roles and intergroup relations.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 67, 741-763.

Zilian, H. G., & Malle, B. F. (1994).  Spreu und Weizen: Das Verhalten der Arbeitskräftenachfrage [Separating the wheat from the chaff: An analysis of labor demand].  Graz, Austria: Nausner & Nausner.

Horowitz, L. M., & Malle, B. F. (1993).  Fuzzy concepts in psychotherapy research. Psychotherapy Research, 3, 131-148.

Malle, B. F., & Neubauer, A. C. (1991).  Impulsivity, reflection, and questionnaire response latencies: No evidence for a broad impulsivity trait.  Personality and Individual Differences, 12, 865-871.

Malle, B. F. (1991).  Phantom limbs, the self, and the mind-body problem: A comment on R. Melzack. Canadian Psychology, 32, 94-95.

Neubauer, A. C., Urban, E., & Malle, B. F. (1991).  Raven’s Advanced Progressive Matrices: Computerunterstützte Präsentation versus Standardvorgabe [Raven’s Advanced Progressive Matrices: Computer aided versus standard presentation].  Diagnostica, 37, 204-212.

Gallhofer, B., Malle, B., Körner, E., Wieselmann, G., & Kunz, S. (1991).  EEG Mapping bei Schizophrenie und Depression — ein multivariater Zugang [EEG mapping in schizophrenia and depression — a multivariate approach]. Fortschritte der Neurologie und Psychiatrie, 59, 447-452.

Kunz, S., Gallhofer, B., Suppan, E., & Malle, B. (1991). Functional brain topography by means of eeg mapping: Distinction of diagnosis and state in mental-illness by means of an arithmetic task. Schizophrenia Research, 4, 334. (Abstract)

Gallhofer, B., Kunz, S., Jantscher, M., & Malle, B. (1991). Functional brain topography by means of eeg mapping: Distinction of diagnosis and state in mental-illness by means of a geometrical reconnaissance task. Schizophrenia Research, 4, 332-333. (Abstract)

Gallhofer, B., Malle, B., Wieselmann, G., Körner, E., & Kunz, S. (1990).  EEG brain mapping in schizophrenia and depression: Psychophysiology as a marker for diagnosis and state. Schizophrenia Research, 3, 53. (Abstract)

Gallhofer, B., Malle, B., Körner, E., Wieselmann, G., & Kunz, S. (1989).  Computer-unterstütztes EEG als Langzeitüberwachung für die Rückfallprophylaxe [Computerized EEG brain mapping as a long-term monitoring device for relapse prevention]. Wiener Medizinische Wochenschrift, Sonderheft 1989, 11-14.

Malle, B. F., & Schulter, G. (1988).  Computers as scientific co-workers: Scope and limits.  In V. Haase and E. Knuth (Eds.), Beyond number crunching. Proceedings of the 3rd Austrian-Hungarian conference on informatics (pp. 105-112).