Hermit Thrush or Humans – who sets the tone?
Publication in "Current Biology"
Jorg J.M. Massen, Georgine Szipl, Michela Spreafico, Thomas Bugnyar
Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna
Proximate mechanisms underlying animal social relations
October 15, 2014 | 6 pm NIG Hörsaal 3D (staircase III, third floor) Universitätsstraße 7 |...
We are proud to announce that Martina Stocker and Mauricio Martins - both from the Department of Cognitive Biology - are the winners of the best presentation awards of the 2014 Science Day that took place on the...
Talk announcement: "Learning from learners: population factors in the evolution of systematic structure"
Prof. Dr. Simon Kirby from The University of Edinburgh will be our guest on the 20.06.2014 and will present "Learning from learners: population factors in the evolution of systematic structure"
Room: CogBio seminar...
Dr. Anna Christina Ribiero will be joining us on the 02.07.2014 to give her talk "The Musilanguage Hypothesis and the Origins of Poetry".
Room: CogBio seminar room
Dr. Anna Christina Ribeiro
The evolution of pro-social concern
In an attempt to better understand evolution of altruism, there has been a recent surge in studies on pro-social behaviours like helping. Next to humans a variety of animals has been tested...
The conference will occur in Vienna April 17-19, over the Easter holiday, immediately following the International Evolution of Language Conference in Vienna.
We invite the submission of abstracts for posters and short 30...
"Age group estimation in free ranging elephants based on acoustic cues of low frequency rumbles" in the Bioacoustic Journal
New story about elephant vocalisation by Reuters