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Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

phone: +49 341 3550 - 400

e-mail: zeidler@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Christoph Völter

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

phone: 0049 (0) 341 3550 450
fax: 0049 (0) 341 3550 444
e-mail: christoph_voelter@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Research interests

  • Problem-solving in primates & other animals
  • Causal knowledge, tool-use, and innovation
  • Executive functions: inhibitory control, working memory, planning, and attention shifting in nonhuman primates
  • Social tool use and cooperation

Ongoing projects

  • Structure of executive functions in human and nonhuman primates
  • Causal inferences in great apes
  • Social tool use and strategic cooperation in great apes