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Völter Christoph,

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Journal Article

** Ebel, SJ; Völter, CJ; Call, J (2020): Prior experience mediates the usage of food items as tools in great apes (Pan paniscus, Pan troglodytes, Gorilla gorilla, and Pongo abelii). J Comp Psychol. 2020;
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** Völter, CJ; Karl, S; Huber, L (2020): Dogs accurately track a moving object on a screen and anticipate its destination. Sci Rep. 2020; 10(1):19832
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** Altschul, DM; Beran, MJ; Bohn, M; Call, J; DeTroy, S; Duguid, SJ; Egelkamp, CL; Fichtel, C; Fischer, J; Flessert, M; Hanus, D; Haun, DBM; Haux, LM; Hernandez-Aguilar, RA; Herrmann, E [and 16 others] (2019): Establishing an infrastructure for collaboration in primate cognition research. PLoS One. 2019; 14(10):e0223675
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** Bueno-Guerra, N; Völter, CJ; de Las Heras, Á; Colell, M; Call, J (2019): Bargaining in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): The effect of cost, amount of gift, reciprocity, and communication. J Comp Psychol. 2019; 133(4):542-550

** Tennie, C; Völter, CJ; Vonau, V; Hanus, D; Call, J; Tomasello, M (2019): Chimpanzees use observed temporal directionality to learn novel causal relations. Primates. 2019; 60(6):517-524
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** Völter, CJ; Mundry, R; Call, J; Seed, AM (2019): Chimpanzees flexibly update working memory contents and show susceptibility to distraction in the self-ordered search task. Proc Biol Sci. 2019; 286(1907):20190715

Published (citable) presentations at scientific conferences (A2)

Civelek, Z; Völter, C; Seed, A (2019): Do preschoolers and capuchin monkeys infer causes or learn associations? 53--ASAB Konstanz Summer Conference; AUG 26-28, 2019; Konstanz, Germany.

Felsche, E; Stevens, P; Völter, CJ; Buchsbaum, D; Seed, A (2019): Exploring the use of overhypotheses by children and capuchin monkeys. 1731-1737.-The Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society; July 24-27, 2019; Montreal, Canada.


Journal Article

** Völter, CJ; Call, J (2018): Intuitive optics: what great apes infer from mirrors and shadows. Anim Cogn. 2018; 21(4):493-512

** Völter, CJ; Tinklenberg, B; Call, J; Seed, AM (2018): Comparative psychometrics: establishing what differs is central to understanding what evolves. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci. 2018; 373(1756):


** Bohn, M; Allritz, M; Call, J; Völter, CJ (2017): Information seeking about tool properties in great apes. Sci Rep. 2017; 7(1):10923

** Schmelz, M; Duguid, S; Bohn, M; Völter, CJ (2017): Cooperative problem solving in giant otters (Pteronura brasiliensis) and Asian small-clawed otters (Aonyx cinerea). Anim Cogn. 2017; 20(6):1107-1114

** Völter, CJ; Rossano, F; Call, J (2017): Social manipulation in nonhuman primates: Cognitive and motivational determinants. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2017; 82:76-94


** Völter, CJ; Sentís, I; Call, J (2016): Great apes and children infer causal relations from patterns of variation and covariation. Cognition. 2016; 155:30-43


** Völter, CJ; Call, J (2014): Great apes (Pan paniscus, Pan troglodytes, Gorilla gorilla, Pongo abelii) follow visual trails to locate hidden food. J Comp Psychol. 2014; 128(2):199-208

** Völter, CJ; Call, J (2014): Younger apes and human children plan their moves in a maze task. Cognition. 2014; 130(2):186-203

** Völter, CJ; Call, J (2014): The cognitive underpinnings of flexible tool use in great apes. J Exp Psychol Anim Learn Cogn 40(3): 287-302.


** Völter, C; Riedel, M; Wöstmann, N; Aichert, DS; Lobo, S; Costa, A; Schmechtig, A; Collier, DA; Hartmann, AM; Giegling, I; Möller, HJ; Quednow, BB; Rujescu, D; Kumari, V; Ettinger, U (2012): Sensorimotor gating and D2 receptor signalling: evidence from a molecular genetic approach. Int J Neuropsychopharmacol. 2012; 15(10):1427-1440

** Völter, C; Strobach, T; Aichert, DS; Wöstmann, N; Costa, A; Möller, HJ; Schubert, T; Ettinger, U (2012): Schizotypy and behavioural adjustment and the role of neuroticism. Plos One. 2012; 7(2):E30078

** Völter, CJ; Call, J (2012): Problem solving in great apes (Pan paniscus, Pan troglodytes, Gorilla gorilla, and Pongo abelii): the effect of visual feedback. Anim Cogn. 2012; 15(5):923-936

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