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I am currently a post-doctoral researcher at the Berlin School of Mind and Brain. Until October 2013 I held a similar position in Mike Tomasello's Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig.

My work addresses the cognitive and motivational pre-requisites of intentional communication and various aspects of social learning, including imitation and pedagogy, and the development of these motivations and abilities in ontogeny and phylogeny. I write philosophy papers and also conduct empirical studies on the communicative abilities of human children, non-human great apes, and domestic dogs.

The great ape in the picture is not me, but Jasongo - an adult male bonobo - who lives at Leipzig zoo.

You can email me at: r.t.moore[at]gmail.com.