Baumard, N. & Chevallier, C., (2015).  The nature and dynamics of world religions: A life history approach. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 282(1818).

Chevallier, C., Parish‐Morris, J., McVey, A., Rump, K. M., Sasson, N. J., Herrington, J. D., & Schultz, R. T. (2015). Measuring social attention and motivation in autism spectrum disorder using eye‐tracking: Stimulus type matters. Autism Research, 8(5), 620-628. doi: 10.1002/aur.1479 pdf  rawdata

Carré, A., Chevallier, C., Robel, L., Barry, C., Maria, A. S., Pouga, L., ... & Berthoz, S. (2015). Tracking Social Motivation Systems Deficits: The Affective Neuroscience View of Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 45(10), 3351-3363. doi: 10.1007/s10803-015-2498-2 pdf

Molesworth, C., Chevallier, C., Happé, F., & Hampton, J. A. (2015). Children with autism do not show sequence effects with auditory stimuli. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 144(1), 48. pdf

Chevallier, C., Xu, J., Adachi, K., van der Henst, J. B., & Baumard, N. (2015). Preschoolers’ Understanding of Merit in Two Asian Societies. PloS one, 10(5). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0114717 pdf rawdata


Sheskin, M., Chevallier, C., Lambert, S., & Baumard N. (2014). Life-history theory explains childhood moral development.Trends in Cognitive Sciences. pdf

Grèzes, J., Valabrègue, R., Gholipour, B., & Chevallier, C. (2014). A direct amygdala‐motor pathway for emotional displays to influence action: A diffusion tensor imaging study. Human brain mapping, 35(12), 5974-5983. pdf

Chevallier, C., Parish-Morris, J., Tonge, N., Le, L., Miller, J. & Schultz R.T. (2014) Susceptibility to the audience effect explains performance gap between children with and without autism in a Theory of Mind task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General.143(3):972-9. doi: 10.1037/a0035483 pdf

Chevallier, C., Huguet, P., Happé, F., George, N., & Conty, L. (2013) Salient social cues are prioritized in Autism Spectrum Disorders despite overall decrease in social attention. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 43, 1642–1651. pdf

Parish-Morris, J.*, Chevallier, C.*, (*co-first authors) Tonge, N., Letzen, J., Pandey, J. & Schultz, R.T. (2013). Visual attention to dynamic faces and objects is linked to face processing skills: A combined study of children with autism and controls. Frontiers in Developmental Psychology. 4(185), doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00185. pdf

Chevallier, C. (2013) 'Theory of mind' In F. Volkmar, R. Paul and K. Pelphrey (Eds.), Encyclopaedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. pdf
Courty, A., Maria, A-S., Lalanne, C., Ringuenet, D., Vindreau, C., Chevallier, C., Pouga, L., Pinabel, F., Philippe, A., Adrien, J-L., Barry, C., Berthoz, S. (2013). Levels of autistic traits in Anorexia Nervosa: a comparative psychometric study. BMC Psychiatry, 13:222. pdf.



Chevallier, C., Kohls, G., Troiani, V., Brodkin, E.S., Schultz, R.T. (2012). The Social Motivation Theory of Autism. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 16(4) 231-239. pdf

Kohls, G., Chevallier, C., Troiani, V., & Schultz, R.T. (2012) Social ‘wanting’ dysfunction in autism: neurobiological underpinnings and treatment implications. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders (4)10, doi:10.1186/1866-1955-4-10 pdf

Liénard, P., Chevallier, C., Mascaro, O., Kiura, P. & Baumard, N. Early Understanding of Merit in Turkana Children. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 13(1-2), 57 –66.
Chevallier, C., Molesworth, C. & Happé, F. (2012). Diminished Social Motivation Negatively Impacts Reputation Management: Autism Spectrum Disorders as a Case in Point. PLoS ONE 7(1): e31107. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0031107 pdf

Chevallier, C., Grèzes, J., Molesworth, C., Berthoz, S. & Happé, F. (2012) Selective social anhedonia in high functioning autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 42(7),1504-9. pdf

Baumard, N., Mascaro, O., & Chevallier, C. (2012). Preschoolers are able to take merit into account when distributing goods. Developmental Psychology, 48(2) 492-498. pdf

Baumard, N. & Chevallier, C. (2012) What goes around comes around: The evolutionary roots of the belief in immanent justice. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 12 67-80. pdf

Chevallier, C. (2012) Theory of mind and autism: Revisiting Baron-Cohen et al.’s Sally-Anne study. In A. Slater and P. Quinn (Eds.), Developmental Psychology: Revisiting the Classic Studies, Sage, 148-163. pdf


Chevallier, C., Noveck, I., Happé, F., & Wilson, D. (2011) What's in a voice? Prosody as a test case for the Theory of Mind account of autism. Neuropsychologia, 49(3) 507-517. pdf 

Sonié, S., Behrouz, K, Pirat, E., Masson, S.,  Bain, P., Robinson, J., Reboul, A. Wicker, B., Chevallier, C., Beaude-Chervet, V., Deleage, MH, Charvet, D., Barthélémy, C., Rochet, T., Tatou, M., Arnaud, V., & Manificat, S. (2011). French version of Autism Spectrum Quotient, Empathy Quotient and Systemizing Quotient [in French]. La Presse Médicale,40(4),180-188. pdf


Southgate, V.*, Chevallier, C.*, & Csibra, G. (*co-first authors) (2010) 17-month-olds appeal to false beliefs to interpret others’ communication. Developmental Science, 13(6), 907–912. pdf

Chevallier, C., Wilson, D., Happé, F. & Noveck, I. (2010) Scalar inferences in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40(9), 1104-1117. pdf

Chevallier, C., Bonnefond, M., Van der Henst, J-B., & Noveck, I. (2010) Using ERPs to capture prosodic stress and inference making. Italian Journal of Linguistics, 22(1),125-152. pdf


Southgate, V., Chevallier, C., & Csibra, G. (2009). Sensitivity to Communicative Relevance Tells Young Children What to Imitate. Developmental Science, 12(6),1013-9.  pdf

Chevallier, C., Noveck, I., Happé, F., & Wilson, D. (2009) From acoustics to grammar: Perceiving linguistic prosody in adolescents with Asperger Syndrome. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 3, 502-516. pdf

Noveck, I., Chevallier, C., Chevaux, F., Musolino, J. & Bott, L. (2009). Children’s enrichments of conjunctive sentences in context. In P. De Brabanter & M. Khissine (eds.) Utterance Interpretation and Cognitive Models. Current Research in the Semantics/pragmatics Interface, (20), 211-234 pdf

Chevallier, C., Noveck, I., Bott, L., Lanza, V., Nazir, T., Sperber, D.  (2008).  Making disjunctions exclusive. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 61(11), 1741-1760.  pdf

Van Der Henst, J-B., Chevallier, C., Schaeken, W., Mercier, H., & Noveck, I. (2008). Dealing with indeterminacy in spatial descriptions. Psychological Research, 72 (5), 553-556.  pdf 

Claidière, N., Jraissati, Y., & Chevallier, C. (2008). A colour sorting task reveals that adult colour categories are ‘truly’ perceptual and culture specific. Journal of Cognition and Culture, 8(3-4), 211-233.

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Schultz, R.T., Kohls, G., Chevallier, C. (2012). Social motivation, reward and the roots of autism. Viewpoint on SFARI 

Blanc, R., Bruneau, N., Chevallier, C., Clery, H., Gomot, M., Leroy, C., Martineau, J., Meaux, E. (2011) "Le futur de l'autisme... Compte rendu du IXe Congrès international Autisme-Europe 2010", Bulletin de l'ARAPI. pdf

Baumard, N. & Chevallier, C. (2010) L'empathie : base de la vie en société ? Réponse à Franz de Waal, Sciences Humaines, Octobre 2010.

Chevallier, C., Baumard, N., Grèzes, J. & Pouga L. (2010) Comprendre les actions, émotions et états mentaux d’autrui : psychologie et neurosciences. In A. Berthoz, C. Ossola and B. Stock (Eds.), La pluralite et les fondements cognitifs de la notion de points de vue , Paris: Conférences du Collège de France. pdf