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Origins of Human Cooperation

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Michael Tomasello is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA, and emeritus director at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany.  His research interests focus on processes of cooperation and communication in human children and great apes. Tomasello is one of the most influential und most cited comparative psychologists. He is the recipient of multiple awards; the University of Leipzig recognized his work with an honorary doctorate in 2016. His recent books include Origins of Human Communication (MIT Press, 2008); Why We Cooperate (MIT Press, 2009); A Natural History of Human Thinking (Harvard University Press, 2014); A Natural History of Human Morality (Harvard University Press, 2016); and Becoming Human: A Theory of Ontogeny (Harvard University Press, in press).

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open to public

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Michael Tomasello (Duke University)

<p>The Alte Mensa is located in the city center (Wilhelmsplatz 3) and within walking distance from the train station. Parking is available on the Albani car park (metered) in front of the Stadthalle, which is about 400 meters away. The Adam-von-Trott-Saal is the ballroom of the conference and event house Alte Mensa and is located on the 1st floor.</p>

Date and Time 30.05.18 - 18:00 - 19:30 Signup is not required

Location Adam-von-Trott-Saal, Tagungs- und Veranstaltungshaus Alte Mensa,
Wilhelmsplatz 3, Göttingen

Organiser

Leibniz-ScienceCampus Primate Cognition

Contact

Dr. Christian Schloegl

Phone: +49 551 3851-480

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