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Sarah Leisterer-Peoples

(née Sarah Peoples)
Guest Researcher

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

phone: +49 341 3550 417
email: sarah_peoples[at]eva.mpg.de

Curriculum Vitae

2016 - presentDoctoral student
Department for Comparative Cultural Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Department of Early Child Development and Culture, Leipzig University
2013 - 2016M.Sc. in Psychology
Leipzig University
2008 - 2012B.A. in Psychology
Minor in German
University of Hawai'i at Mānoa


Last update: May 30th, 2023


Bruno, D., Pope-Caldwell, S. M., Haberl, K., Hanus, D., Haun, D., Leisterer-Peoples, S., Mauritz, S., Neldner, K., Sibilsky, A., & Stengelin, R. (2022). Ethical guidelines for good practice in cross-cultural research. Leipzig: Department of Comparative Cultural Psychology, Max Planck Institute for evolutionary anthropology.
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Leisterer-Peoples, S. M. (2022). An examination of the cooperativeness of games in the context of culture. PhD Thesis, Universität Leipzig, Leipzig.
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Leisterer-Peoples, S., Hardecker, S., Watts, J., Greenhill, S. J., Ross, C., & Haun, D. B. M. (2021). The Austronesian game taxonomy: A cross-cultural dataset of historical games. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, 8: 113.
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Leisterer-Peoples, S., Ross, C., Greenhill, S. J., Hardecker, S., & Haun, D. B. M. (2021). Games and enculturation: a cross-cultural analysis of cooperative goal structures in Austronesian games. PLoS One, 16(11): e0259746.
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