Theories, evidence and intuitions about infants’ attributions of goals: a reply to commentaries by Bíró and Kuhlmeier & Robson and Luo & Choi


  • This is a response to the commentaries on Hernik and Southgate (2012) by Biro (2012), Kuhlmeier and Robson (2012) and Luo and Choi (2012).

  • 10.1111/j.1469-8749.2012.01151.x

Mikolaj Hernik, Cognitive Development Center, Central European University, Hattyú u. 14, 1015 Budapest, Hungary; e-mail:


This reply article is to be published alongside: Hernik, M., & Southgate, V. (2012). Nine-months-old infants do not need to know what the agent prefers in order to reason about its goals: on the role of preference and persistence in infants’ goal-attribution. Developmental Science. doi/10.1111/j.1467-7687.2012.01151.x