This month CAPCULT project is happy to officially receive its first graduate students!
Tatiane Valença is a biologist and was a technician in the project from the very beginning, and was of extreme help with data collection, management and analysis. She got accepted as a PhD student in the Experimental Psychology programe at Institute of Psychology (University of São Paulo) to work on a project about risk perception and tool use by capuchin monkeys. Her data will add to the CapCult project a new analysis on a factor that can influence tool use.
The second student is Andrews Fernandes Nunes. He is a biologist and is starting a Masters’ research project to compare two of the CAPCULT study groups on probe tool use. He is beginning the Masters course at Institute of Psychology (USP).
Andrews is also a science communicator and has a Youtube channel (Comportamento Primatológico) where he present primatology and other scientific information to the general public.