HAUSER, MARC D. / Anthropology / Researchers

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Anthropology / HAUSER, MARC D.


Evolutionary psychologist,
Adjunct professor, Anthropology and Psychology, Departments, Harvard University, Cambridge, U.S.A.

Member of the Interdisciplinary Faculty of Mind, Brain and Behavior Program, Harvard University.

Research interests

Collaborative project on the neural basis of communication and categorization in marmosets and tamarins using fMRI with Drs. Craig Ferris and Jean King, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester.

Prizes and awards

1993 National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award
1992 Harvard University Teaching Innovation Award
1995 Nominated to Stanfordâs Center for Advanced Study
1997 Harvard University Teaching Innovation Award
2002 Harvard College Professorship for distinction in teaching


Reviewer for:
Science, Nature, Proceedings of the Royal Society-London, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Animal Behaviour, Cognition, Developmental Science, Behaviour, Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology, Behavioral Ecology, Ethology, Journal of Comparative Psychology, Behavioral Processes, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Journal of Comparative Physiology, American Journal of Primatology, International Journal of Primatology, Primates, Brain Behavior & Evolution, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.

Recent publications :
Hauser, M.D. 1997. Everything you ever wanted to know about human cognitive evolution, but were afraid to ask. Review of "Handbook of Human Symbolic Evolution" (Eds. A.Lock and C.R. Peters), Oxford University Press. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 12: 371-372

Hauser, M.D. 1997. Ape people. Nature 390:246-247.

Hauser, M.D. 1998. What is it like to be an oyster or a trout or a sparrow or a human? Review of "Anthropomorphism, anecdotes, and animals" . Ethology 104:182-184

Hauser, M.D. 1998. Babbling into meaning. Review of "Social influences on vocal development" (Eds. C.T. Snowdon & M. Hausberger), Cambridge University Press. Ethology 104: 451-452

Hauser, M.D.1998. Review of "Principles of Animal Communication" by J.W. Bradbury & S.L. Vehrencamp, Sinauer Press. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 14: 40.

Hauser, M.D. 1999. Wired for math? Review of "What Counts" by Brian Butterworth. Science.

Hauser, M.D. 2000. Et tu Homo sapiens? Review of "The Cultural Origins of Human Cognition" by M. Tomasello. Science 288: 816-817.

Hauser, M.D. (2001). Review of The Evolution of Cognition (Eds. C. Heyes & F. Huber), MIT Press. Ethology.

Hauser, M.D. (2001). Elementary, my dear chimpanzee. Review of "Folk physics for apes" (D. Povinelli). Science.

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