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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

Margarita Svetlova

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

phone: 0049 (0) 341 3550 443
e-mail: margarita_svetlova@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Research interests

  • Development of social-cognitive skills, especially those relevant for prosociality/morality, in the first few years of life:

    • self-awareness
    • emotion understanding
    • empathy
    • prosocial behaviors (sharing, helping etc.)
    • fairness and distributive justice
    • evaluation of others’ morally relevant behaviors

  • Socialization of early prosocial behavior
  • Neural correlates of empathy and moral decision making