In Press

Meyer, M., Endedijk, H.M. & Hunnius, S. (2020). Intention to imitate: Top-down effects on 4-year-olds‘ neural processing of others‘ actions. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. 45, 100851

Schreiner, M.S., van Schaik, J.E., Sučević, J., Hunnius, S. &  Meyer, M. (2020). Let’s talk action: Infant-directed speech facilitates infants‘ action learning. Developmental Psychology, 56(9), 1623

van Schaik, J. E., Meyer, M., van Ham, C. R., & Hunnius, S. (2019). Motion tracking of parents’ infant‐versus adult‐directed actions reveals general and action‐specific modulations. Developmental Science, e12869.

Zaadnoordijk, L., Meyer, M., Zaharieva, M., Kemalasari, F., van Pelt, S., & Hunnius, S. (2020). From Movement to Action: An EEG Study into the Emerging Sense of Agency in Early Infancy. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.

Addabbo, M., Vacaru, S. V., Meyer, M., & Hunnius, S. (2019). “Something in the way you move”: Infants are sensitive to emotions conveyed in action kinematics. Developmental science, e12873.



Sacheli, L. M., Meyer, M., Hartstra, E., Bekkering, H., Hunnius, S. (2017). How preschoolers and adults represent their joint action partner’s behavior. Psychological Research.

Monroy, C., Meyer, M., Gerson, S., & Hunnius, S. (2017). Statistical learning in social action contexts. PloS One, 12(5), e0177261.

Gerson, S. A., Meyer, M., Hunnius, S., & Bekkering, H. (2017). Unravelling the contributions of motor experience and conceptual knowledge in action perception: A training study. Scientific Reports, 7.

Endedijk H., Meyer, M., Bekkering, H., Cillessen, A., & Hunnius, S. (2017). Neural mirroring and social interaction: Motor system involvement during action observation relates to early peer cooperation, Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience.


Stapel, J. C., Hunnius, S., Meyer, M., & Bekkering, H. (2016). Motor system contribution to action prediction: Temporal accuracy depends on motor experience, Cognition, 148, 71-78.

Meyer, M., van der Wel, R.P.R.D., & Hunnius, S. (2016). Planning my actions to accommodate yours: Joint action development during early childhood, Philosophical Transactions B, 371(1693), 20150371.


Meyer, M., Braukmann, R., Stapel, J. C., Bekkering, H., & Hunnius, S. (2015). Monitoring others’ errors: The role of the neural motor system in early childhood and adulthood. British Journal of Developmental Psychology

Meyer, M., Bekkering, H., Haartsen, R., Stapel, J. C., & Hunnius, S. (2015). The role of action prediction and inhibitory control in young children’s joint action coordination. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 139, 203-220.

Meyer, M., Vijayakumur, S.H., Bekkering, H., Janssen, D., de Bruijn, E.R.A., & Hunnius, S. (2015). Oops- That was a mistake! How toddler brains react to feedback. Frontiers for Young Minds.


Meyer, M.,  (2014). The developing brain in action. Individual and joint action processes. PhD Thesis.

Meyer, M., Bekkering, H., Janssen, D. J. C., de Bruijn, E. R. A., & Hunnius, S. (2014). Neural correlates of feedback monitoring in toddlers. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 26, 1519-1527.


Meyer, M., van der Wel, R. P. R. D., & Hunnius, S. (2013). Higher-order action planning for individual and joint object manipulations. Experimental Brain Research, 225, 579-588. Meyer & R. P. R. D. van de Wel: equal contributions.


Meyer, M., Hunnius, S., van Elk, M., van Ede, F., & Bekkering, H. (2011). Joint action modulates motor system involvement during action observation in 3-year-olds. Experimental Brain Research, 211, 581-592.


Meyer, M., Bekkering, H., Paulus, M., & Hunnius, S. (2010). Joint action coordination in 2½- and 3-year-old children. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 4, 220.