Departmental Lecturer at ICEA
Eva is a developmental psychologist interested in cumulative culture, social learning, and tool use. She is teaching the courses 'Quantitative Methods' and 'Evolution and Human Behaviour' for the MSc in Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology at the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology.
Eva studied psychology (BSc) at the Friedrich-Schiller-University in Jena, Germany, after which she participated in a one-semester exchange program at University of Pennsylvania, US (2007-2010). She gained experience working with non-human primates during an internship at the Max-Planck-Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany. Eva obtained a MSc in Psychology from the Georg-August-University in Goettingen, Germany, where she was working with Prof Hannes Rakozcy on toddlers’ implicit understanding of Theory of Mind (2011-2013). Eva obtained her PhD from the University of Birmingham, working with Dr Claudio Tennie, Dr Sarah Beck, and Prof Ian Apperly on the origins of human material culture in children (2013-2017).