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Lecture series: The evolution of our primate brain

When did humans and other primates evolve and at what point did we go our separate ways? What roles do fruits and viruses play in the evolution of our brain? How can studies on ecology and behaviour of chimpanzees and marmoset monkeys help us explain our own behaviour? 

These questions will be investigated in this lecture series developed by the University of Amsterdam. Ground breaking results of research in the field of animal psychology will be discussed in this lecture series of six evenings . You will follow lectures together with students of the Evolutionary Psychobiology minor and can attend a final symposium about their research projects.

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By  Prof. dr. Karline Janmaat, Dr. Frank Jacobs en dr. Edwin van Leeuwen
Where Oostzaal in the ARTIS-Groote Museum
Collegezaal in ARTIS Zoo
When 4, 6, 11, 13, 18 and 20 September
27 October (Symposium)
What time from 7 to 9 pm 
Price Regular €125
Members €100
Students €75
Language English


Would you like to attend a symposium after the lectures? You are welcome to join! During the symposium on 27 October 27 from 9 am to 5 pm, the students will present the results of their research into animals in ARTIS Zoo.