Frans De Waal


Psychologist, primatologist and ethologist. In 1977, after learning and training as a zoologist and ethologist, de Waal received his doctorate in Biology from the University of Utrecht.

His dissertation and research topic referred to the aggressive formation of behavior and alliance in macaques.

He directs the Living Links Center at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center and he is the Charles Howard Candler professor of Primate Behavior in the Emory University psychology department.

He is also a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, the United States National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

In his book Chimpanzee Politics and Our Inner Ape, he examines human behavior using the behavior of other primates as metaphors of human psychology.

De Waal was named by Time Magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in 2007.

Likewise, he works in the field of social psychology. His contributions include scientific research of the origins of compassion, altruism, and peaceful human relationships. Besides, de Waal also writes a column for Psychologie, a popular Dutch monthly magazine.

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