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Christoph Völter

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

0049 (0) 341 3550 450
0049 (0) 341 3550 444
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Research interests

  • Problem-solving in primates & other animals
  • Causal knowledge, tool-use, and innovation
  • Cognitive control and working memory
  • Planning
  • Social tool use and cooperation


Ongoing projects

  • Causal inferences in great apes
  • Social tool use and strategic cooperation in great apes