Marcell Szekely

in press

Székely, M. & Michael, J. (In press), Investment in Commitment: Persistence in a Joint Action is Enhanced by the Perception of a Partner's Effort, Cognition.

Ooi, J., Francóva, A., Székely, M., & Michael, J (in press). The Sense of commitment in individuals with borderline personality disorder traits in a non-clinical population, Frontiers in Psychiatry.


Liang, Y., Wolf, T., Török, G., Székely, M., & Michael, J. (2019, May 9). Comparing effort perception in individual and joint action contexts. Retrieved from


Clarke, S., Francová, A., Székely, M., Butterfill, S., & Michael, J. (2018, December 9). Joint action goals reduce visuomotor interference from a partner’s incongruent actions.

Michael, J., & Székely, M. (2018). The developmental origins of commitmentJournal of Social Philosophy49(1), 106-123.

Michael, J., Székely, M., & Christensen, W. (2018) Using episodic memory to gauge implicit and/or indeterminate social commitments. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, DOI: 10.1017/S0140525X1700142X

Michael, J., Gutoreva, A., Lee, H. M., Tan, P. N., Bruce, E. M., Székely, M., … Ludvig, E. A. (2018, December 12). Decision-makers use social information to update their preferences—but choose for others as they do for themselves.

Nagatsu, M, Larsen, L, Karabegovic, M, Székely, M,  Mønster, D. & Michael, J. (2018) Making good cider out of bad apples -- Signaling expectations boosts cooperation among would-be free riders, Judgment and Decision Making 13 (1), 137-149

Székely, M., & Michael, J. (2018). Investing in commitment: Persistence in a joint action is enhanced by the perception of a partner’s effort. Cognition174, 37-42.


Michael, J., Wolf, T., Letesson, C., Butterfill, S., Skewes, J., & Hohwy, J. (2017) Seeing it both ways: Using a double-cueing task to investigate the role of spatial cueing in level-1 visual perspective-takingJournal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, DOI: 10.1037/xhp0000486 

Michael, J., & Székely, M. (2017). Goal slippage: a mechanism for spontaneous instrumental helping in infancy?Topoi, 1-11.