Evolutionary Psychology

Erwachsenes Orang-Utan-Weibchen mit vermutlich ihrem Jungtier im Nationalpark Tanjung Puting, Indonesien.
Female orangutan with (probably) her offspring, Tanjung Puting, Indonesia.
Image Credit: Katja Liebal/Daniel Haun

The way we study both ‘foreign’ cultures and ‘other’ species is inseparable from the emotions that are involved when encountering them. The primatological dissertation project explores which affects occur during fieldwork and what role they play in the interactions between humans and other species.

Primatologists and their Research Objects (Julia Keil)

In this dissertation project it is illuminated which affects occur in which contexts during research on apes and monkeys.