Gabriela-Alina Sauciuc

Researcher, PhD, Doctor

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Other Humanities not elsewhere specified
  • Psychology (excluding Applied Psychology)
  • Zoology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Other Social Sciences not elsewhere specified


  • synchronisation, imitation, chimpanzees, orangutans, infants, predictive cognition, emotion


Currently, my main area of research is animal cognition, with a focus on predictive cognition, reasoning and imagination, behavioural synchrony, behavioural and emotional contagion, imitation, social learning, temporal aspects of social interaction, vocal communication. I have conducted studies with both human adults and infants, as well as with chimpanzees and orangutans

Recent research outputs

Gabriela-Alina Sauciuc, Klang, K. J., Zlakowska, J. & Tomas Persson, 2019 Sep 1.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Gabriela-Alina Sauciuc & Tomas Persson, 2018 Oct 19, The Conversation 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publication or newspaperSpecialist publication article

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