Julia Fischer


Ecology and Conservation Biology

10th edition

Professor of Primate Cognition at the University of Göttingen (Germany)


Professor of Primate Cognition at the University of Göttingen (Germany) and Head of the Cognitive Ethology Laboratory at the German Primate Center. Her research centers on the selective pressures and evolutionary constraints that operate on the social behavior and the cognitive abilities and decision-making processes of Old World monkeys, Guinea baboons and Barbary macaques. Among other distinctions, Fischer is a former chair of a European Research Council Starting Grants panel and a member of the Göttingen Academy of Sciences.