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Kotrina Kajokaite

Postdoctoral Researcher

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Department of Human Behavior, Ecology and Culture
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig  

E-mail: kotrina_kajokaite@[>>> Please remove the text! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Personal Website: www.kkotrina.com


I am an evolutionary anthropologist interested in how primates solve social challenges. My empirical work focuses on the social behavior of wild white-faced capuchin monkeys (Cebus capucinus). In past work, I have investigated what social information capuchin monkeys use to recruit allies in coalitionary conflicts and I have explored whether individuals who are more social tend to live longer. Currently, I am working on a theoretical model of innovation dynamics in age-structured populations, as well as an empirical project focusing on whether capuchin monkey reciprocate help.