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Contact

Department of Human Behavior, Ecology and Culture

Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

phone: +49 (341) 3550 - 315
fax: +49 (341) 3550 - 333

e-mail: cissewski@eva.mpg.de


Patrick Tkaczynski

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

phone: 0049 (0) 341 3550 258
e-mail: patrick_tkaczynski@[>>> Please remove the brackets! <<<]eva.mpg.de

Research

Establishing and maintaining strong, long-term, dyadic social bonds enhances reproductive success, health, and longevity. However not all individuals in a social group exhibit the same social bonding patterns. Within an ERC-funded project (awarded to Catherine Crockford) I investigate how endocrine mechanisms (oxytocin, glucocorticoid levels) are associated to different social bonding phenotypes.