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)
  • 2009–2013        B.Sc. Psychology Université de Strasbourg, Universität Magdeburg     
  • 2013–2015        M.Sc. Psychology Humboldt-Universität zu 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)
Research Interests: 
  • The role of risk-taking in cooperation

Selected Literature: 
  • Haux, L., Engelmann, J. M., Herrmann, E. and Tomasello, M. (2016), Do young children preferentially trust gossip or firsthand observation in choosing a collaborative partner?. Social Development, 26(3), 466-474