Martin Schmelz

Summary

Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Chimpanzees predict that a competitor's preference will match their own
    Martin Schmelz
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Biol Lett 9:20120829. 2013
  2. pmc Chimpanzees know that others make inferences
    Martin Schmelz
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:3077-9. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Chimpanzees strategically manipulate what others can see
    Katja Karg
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Anim Cogn 18:1069-76. 2015
  4. doi request reprint A comparison of spontaneous problem-solving abilities in three estrildid finch (Taeniopygia guttata, Lonchura striata var. domestica, Stagonopleura guttata) species
    Martin Schmelz
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
    J Comp Psychol 129:356-65. 2015
  5. pmc The psychology of primate cooperation and competition: a call for realigning research agendas
    Martin Schmelz
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 371:20150067. 2016

Collaborators

  • Katja Karg
  • Michael Tomasello
  • Josep Call

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. pmc Chimpanzees predict that a competitor's preference will match their own
    Martin Schmelz
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Biol Lett 9:20120829. 2013
    ..Chimpanzees predicted that their competitor's preference would match their own and adjusted their behavioural strategies accordingly...
  2. pmc Chimpanzees know that others make inferences
    Martin Schmelz
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:3077-9. 2011
    ..Chimpanzees can determine the inferences that a conspecific is likely to make and then adjust their competitive strategies accordingly...
  3. doi request reprint Chimpanzees strategically manipulate what others can see
    Katja Karg
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Anim Cogn 18:1069-76. 2015
    ..Chimpanzees thus strategically manipulated what another could see in order to maximize their payoffs and showed their ability to plan for future situations. ..
  4. doi request reprint A comparison of spontaneous problem-solving abilities in three estrildid finch (Taeniopygia guttata, Lonchura striata var. domestica, Stagonopleura guttata) species
    Martin Schmelz
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
    J Comp Psychol 129:356-65. 2015
    ..Our established methodology can now be applied to a larger number of bird species for phylogenetic comparisons on the behavioral level to get a deeper understanding of the evolution of cognitive abilities...
  5. pmc The psychology of primate cooperation and competition: a call for realigning research agendas
    Martin Schmelz
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 371:20150067. 2016
    ..We propose potential directions to realign the research agendas to investigate the psychological underpinnings of cooperation and competition in primates and other animals. ..