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Department of Comparative Cultural Psychology

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig  

Anja Reimann
phone: +49 (0)341 3550 - 400
e-mail: info_ccp@eva.mpg.de


Wilson Filipe da Silva Vieira

Doctoral Student

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

phone: +49 (0) 341 3550 423
email: wilson_vieira@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Research Interests
Curriculum Vitae
Publications
Presentations
Research Awards & Funding

Research Interests

  • Cross-cultural psychology
  • Cognitive Flexibility
  • Cultural Evolution
  • Comparative psychology
  • Field Research
  • Ecology of Humans and other Apes

Curriculum Vitate

Career and Education
2020 - presentResearch Associate/ PhD Student
Department of Comparative Cultural Psychology
Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
2016 - 2018

M. Sc. in Anthropology 
Faculty of Social and Humane Sciences
New University of Lisbon- Lisbon, Portugal

08/2015 - 09/2015

Alumnus
Tropical Biology Association
Makerere University Biological Field Station, Kibale National Park, Uganda

09/2014 - 12/2014

Intern Researcher
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Uatumã Biological Reserve, Amazon, Brazil

2011 - 2014 

B.Sc. in Biology
Faculty of Sciences,
University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

Practical Experience
01/2019 - 10/2019

Manager/ Research Assistant
Bonobo Alive Project
Max Plank Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig
Mai-Ndombe province, Democratic Republic of Congo

01/2018 - 03/2018

Research Fellow
Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA)
Lisbon, Portugal
“Paisagens em risco: uma abordagem interdisciplinar para analisar a sustentabilidade da coexistência entre humanos e chimpanzés” Project

07/2017 - 12/2017

Research Fellow
Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA)
Cantanhez National Park, Tombali, Guinea-Bissau
“Paisagens em risco: uma abordagem interdisciplinar para analisar a sustentabilidade da coexistência entre humanos e chimpanzés” Project

02/2017 - 06/2017

Research Fellow
Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA)
Cantanhez National Park, Tombali, Guinea-Bissau
“Paisagens em risco: uma abordagem interdisciplinar para analisar a sustentabilidade da coexistência entre humanos e chimpanzés” Project

04/2015 - 10/ 2015

Research Assistant 
Primate Cognition Research Group
Lagos Zoo, Algarve, Portugal

06/2014

Volunteer Researcher
Grupo Lopo Project
Trás-os-Montes, Portugal

Languages
  • Portuguese (Native)
  • English (Fluent)
  • French (Intermediate)
  • Spanish (Basic)
  • Guinea-Bissau creole (Fluent)

Publications

Naude, V. N., Becker, F. S., Mayberry, J. L., Viera, W. F., & du Toit, J. T. (2019). Logging roads as surrogates for elephant trails: Facilitating social signaling by small forest ungulates despite increasing risks. Conservation Science and Practice,1(7): e43.
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Viera, W. F., Kerry, C., & Hockings, K. J. (2019). A comparison of methods to determine chimpanzee home-range size in a forest–farm mosaic at Madina in Cantanhez National Park, Guinea-Bissau. Primates,60(4), 355-365.
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Vieira, W. F. d. S. (2018). Chimpanzee use of space in a forest-agricultural mosaic at Madina in Cantanhez National Park, Guinea-Bissau. Master Thesis, New University of Lisbon, Lisbon.
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Presentations

Poster Presentation: Vieira, W. F., Hockings K. J. Home range and distribution of an unhabituated free-ranging Western chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus) community in a forest-agricultural mosaic at Madina in Cantanhez National Park, Guinea-Bissau. Poster presented in XXVII Congress of the International Primatological Society, Kenya, August 2018. 

Poster Presentation: Brandão A, Rodrigues D, Costa R, Peixoto L, Vieira W, Vicente L. Primate Personality: Preliminary results of a comparative study. Podium presentation in V Iberian Primatological Congress, Portugal, November 2015. 

Poster Presentation: Pacheco I, Castelo Branco J, Ramos R, Vieira W. Vigilance behaviour of Oryz gazella and Aepycerus melampus petersi on the presence of visitors in the Lisbon zoo. Poster presented in XI Portuguese Etology Society Congress, Portugal, October 2014. 

Research Awards & Funding

2018: Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA) Fellowship Grant

2017: Centre for Research in Anthropology (CRIA) Fellowship Grant