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Yuko Hattori

Yuko Hattori

Affiliate Scientist
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Primate Research Institute
Email: Yuko.Hattori@l03.mbox.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp

I completed my PhD in the Department of Psychology at Kyoto University in 2008. While a graduate student, I visited Living Links to investigate who perception of others desire affects food sharing behaviors in capuchin monkeys.

I am currently a Postdoctral Fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science at Primate Research Institute, Japan. My concern is cooperation and altruism in non-human primates. Currently, with professor Tomonaga, I am focusing on emotional behavioral inclining to social stimuli and communicative abilities, which underlie cooperative and altruistic behaviors in chimpanzees. .