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Anke F. Schirmer (née Bullinger)

photo Anke F. Bullinger

Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
D-04103 Leipzig

0049 (0) 341 3550 439
0049 (0) 341 3550 444


Research interests

Comparative social cognition (mainly great apes and children)

  • Cognitive prerequisites for collaboration in primates
  • Cognitive prerequisites for communication in primates
  • Impact of social and motivational factors on collaboration and communication
  • Influence of social relationship on collaborative activities


Ongoing projects:

  • Communication in a silent Staghunt-Game in Chimpanzees and Children (with Tomasello, M., Wyman, E. & Duguid, S.)