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Social evaluations

Evaluations of others’ characteristics and behaviors inform our decisions whom to trust, who to work with, who to learn from, or who to compare to in current as well as future encounters. In this project, we look at cognitive strategies that nonhuman primates and human children employ to evaluate others.

Associated publications

This research is ongoing and there are no publications, yet.

Children see other players display different competencies. Here, one player is strong enough to remove a heavy obstacle from the path.