Annie Wertz receives Margo Wilson Award
The editors of the journal “Evolution and Human Behavior” award the best paper annually
Annie Wertz, Leader of the Max Planck Research Group Naturalistic Social Cognition and co-Author Stella Gerdemann from Leipzig University, won the Margo Wilson award at this year's “Human Behavior and Evolution Society conference”. Their paper “18-month-olds use different cues to categorize plants and artifacts” was awarded by the editors for the best paper published in the journal “Evolution and Human Behavior” in 2021.
The Human Behavior and Evolution Society (HBES) serves all those studying the evolution of human behavior. Scientific perspectives range from evolutionary psychology to evolutionary anthropology and cultural evolution. The official journal of HBES is “Evolution and Human Behavior”, an interdisciplinary journal presenting research reports and theory in which evolutionary perspectives are brought to bear on the study of human behavior.