Center for Interdisziplinary Research

Daniel Hanus, PhD

Max Planck Institute Leipzig

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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