Speaker: Prof Dr Michael Tomasello

Prof. Dr. Michael Tomasello | Humans as Ultra-Social Animals

The Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology of the Max Planck Insitute for Evolutionary Anthropology investigates cognitive and social-cognitive processes in humans and their nearest primate relatives. Of special interest are the uniquely human cognitive, social-cognitive, and symbolic processes involved in cultural learning and creation. The department has three main areas of research: the Ontogeny of Human Social Cognition, the Acquisition of Language, and Primate Cognition. [more]
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