Selected Articles and Chapters: see also ResearchGate and GoogleScholar for fuller list. 

Prosocial behaviour in infants and children

Deneault, A.-A., Hammond, S. I., Madigan, S. (in press).  A meta-analysis of child-parent attachment in early childhood and prosociality. Developmental Psychology.

Hammond, S. I., Hill, R. P., & Edwards, V. L. (in press). Prosocial behavior in school contexts. In T. Malti & M. Davidov (Eds.), Cambridge handbook of prosociality. Cambridge University Press.

Hammond, S. I. & Drummond, J. K. (2019). Rethinking emotions in the context of infants’ prosocial behavior: The role of interest and positive emotions. Developmental Psychology, 55, 1882-1888.  

Hammond, S. I., Al-Jbouri, E., Edwards, V. E., & Feltham, L. (2017). Infant helping in the first year of life: Parents’ recollection of infants’ earliest prosocial behaviors. Infant Behavior and Development. 47, 54-57.

Scaffolding and… (Prosocial Behaviour, Executive Function)

Dahl, A., Satlof-Bedrick, E., Hammond, S. I., Waugh, W. E., Drummond, J. K., & Brownell, C. A. (2017). Explicit scaffolding increases simple helping in younger, but not older, infants. Developmental Psychology. 53, 407-415.

Hammond, S. I. & Carpendale, J. I. M. (2015). Helping children help: The relation between maternal scaffolding and children’s early help. Social Development, 24, 367-383.

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Hammond, S. I., Müller, U., Carpendale, J. I. M., Bibok, M. B., & Liebermann-Finestone, D. P. (2012). The effects of parental scaffolding on preschoolers’ executive function. Developmental Psychology, 48, 271-281.

Pettygrove, D. M., Hammond, S. I., Karahuta, E. L., Waugh, W. E., & Brownell, C. A. (2013). From cleaning up to helping out: Parental socialization and children’s early prosocial behavior. Infant Behavior and Development, 36, 843-846.

Agency, Volunteering, and Service Learning

Hill, R. P. & Hammond, S. I. (in press). Service-learning as entry into or enhancement of university volunteering? Student characteristics at an elective service-learning institution. Journal of College Student Development.

Sokol, B.W., Hammond, S. I., Kuebli, J., Sweetman, L. (2015). The development of agency. In W. F. Overton & P. C. M. Molenaar (Eds.), Handbook of child psychology and developmental science (7th ed., pp. 284-322). Wiley.


Keane, K. L. & Hammond, S. I. (in press). Interpreting teasing through texting: The role of emoji, initialisms, relationships, and rejection sensitivity in ambiguous SMS. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science.