Frightening, Disgusting or Nothing: Did Primates Evolve Cognitive and Physiological Responses to Major Natural Reservoirs of Infectious Disease?
Since March 1 2023 and for the next 6 months, I will be a Canon Foundation in Europe Research Fellow at Nagoya University with Prof. Nobuyuki Kawai. The project aims to explore whether bats and rats - as natural disease reservoirs - act as cognitive distractors (matching with disgust elicitors), enhancers (matching with fear elicitors) or none in chimpanzees and humans. More soon...
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