Lou Haux

© lou haux
Predoctoral Fellow
+49 30 82406-598
haux [at] mpib-berlin [dot] mpg [dot] de

Short CV: 


2008                 Public European School Berlin (German-Italian)

2009–2015        Psychology in Strasbourg, Magdeburg and Berlin 

2015–2018        Book Arts/Graphic Design, Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig

research experience

2012–2018        Research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig


Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German National Academic Foundation)

Selected Literature: 

Engelmann, J. M., Haux, L. M., & Herrmann, E. (2019). Helping in young children and chimpanzees shows partiality towards friends. Evolution and Human Behavior.

Herrmann, E., Haux, L. M., Zeidler, H., & Engelmann, J. M. (2019). Human children but not chimpanzees make irrational decisions driven by social comparison. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: B, Biological Sciences, 286:20182228. doi:10.1098/rspb.2018.2228

Haux, L.M., Engelmann, J. M., Herrmann, E. and Tomasello, M. (2017), Do young children preferentially trust gossip or firsthand observation in choosing a collaborative partner?. Social Development, 26(3), 466-474