Daniel Hanus, PhD

Max Planck Institute Leipzig
Email: hanus@eva.mpg.de

Main Research Interests

Academic Background

since 2009 Research Coordinator at the Wolfgang Köhler Primate Research Center, Leipzig
2009 PhD in Psychology at Humboldt University Berlin
2004-2009 PhD-student at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology)
2003 Diplom in Psychology at University of Potsdam

Five Recent Publications

Seed, A., Hanus, D., & Call, J. (in press). Causal Knowledge In Corvids, Primates and Children: More Than Meets The Eye?

Hanus, D., & Call, J. (2011). Chimpanzee problem-solving: contrasting the use of causal and arbitrary cues. Animal Cognition, 1-8.

Hanus, D., Mendes, N., Tennie, C., & Call, J. (2011). Comparing the Performances of Apes (Gorilla gorilla, Pan troglodytes, Pongo pygmaeus) and Human Children (Homo sapiens) in the Floating Peanut Task. PLoS ONE 6/6.

Hanus, D., Call, J. (2008). Chimpanzees infer the location of a reward on the basis of the effect of its weight. Current Biology 18/9, 370-372.

Hanus, D., Call, J. (2007). Discrete quantity judgments in the great apes (Pan paniscus, Pan troglodytes, Gorilla gorilla, Pongo pygmaeus): The effect of presenting whole sets versus item-by-item. Journal of Comparative Psychology 121/3, 241-249.

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