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Andrew Whiten

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  1. Published

    “Model age-based” and “copy when uncertain” biases in children’s social learning of a novel task

    Wood, L. A., Harrison, R. A., Lucas, A. J., McGuigan, N., Burdett, E. R. R. & Whiten, A., Oct 2016, In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 150, p. 272-284 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  2. Published

    ‘Over-imitation’: a review and appraisal of a decade of research

    Hoehl, S., Keupp, S., Schleihauf, H., McGuigan, N., Buttelmann, D. & Whiten, A., Mar 2019, In: Developmental Review. 51, p. 90-108

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  3. Published

    Wild vervet monkeys copy alternative methods for opening an artificial fruit

    van de Waal, E., Claidiere, N. & Whiten, A., May 2015, In: Animal Cognition. 18, 3, p. 617-627 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  4. Published

    Wild vervet monkey infants acquire the food-processing variants of their mothers

    Van de Waal, E., Bshary, R. & Whiten, A., 1 Apr 2014, In: Animal Behaviour. 90, p. 41-45 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. Published

    Wild chimpanzees scaffold youngsters’ learning in a high-tech community

    Whiten, A., 14 Jan 2020, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117, 2, p. 802-804 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

  6. Published

    Why does the herring gull lay three eggs?

    Graves, J., Whiten, A. & Henzi, P., Aug 1984, In: Animal Behaviour. 32, 3, p. 798-805 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. E-pub ahead of print

    Why do chimpanzees have diverse behavioral repertoires yet lack more complex cultures? Invention and social information use in a cumulative task

    Vale, G. L., McGuigan, N., Burdett, E., Lambeth, S. P., Lucas, A., Rawlings, B., Schapiro, S. J., Watson, S. K. & Whiten, A., 16 Dec 2020, In: Evolution and Human Behavior. In press

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. Published

    Where Culture Takes Hold: "Overimitation" and Its Flexible Deployment in Western, Aboriginal, and Bushmen Children

    Nielsen, M., Mushin, I., Tomaselli, K. & Whiten, A., 1 Nov 2014, In: Child Development. 85, 6, p. 2169-2184 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. Published

    When does cultural transmission favour or instead substitute for general intelligence?

    Whiten, A., 1 Jan 2017, In: The Behavioral and brain sciences. 40, p. e222

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

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  11. Published

    Video demonstrations seed alternative problem-solving techniques in wild common marmosets

    Gunhold, T., Whiten, A. & Bugnyar, T., 30 Sep 2014, In: Biology Letters. 10, 9, 20140439.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  12. Published

    Use of leaves to inspect ectoparasites in wild chimpanzees: a third cultural variant?

    Assersohn, C., Whiten, A., Kiwede, ZT., Tinka, J. & Karamagi, J., Oct 2004, In: Primates. 45, 4, p. 255-258 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  13. E-pub ahead of print

    Twenty questions about cultural cognitive gadgets

    Whiten, A., 12 Sep 2019, In: The Behavioral and brain sciences. 42, 186.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  14. Published

    Transmission of multiple traditions within and between chimpanzee groups

    Whiten, A., Spiteri, A., Horner, V., Bonnie, K. E., Lambeth, S. P., Schapiro, S. J. & de Waal, F. B., 19 Jun 2007, In: Current Biology. 17, 12, p. 1038-1043 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  15. Published

    Towards a unified science of cultural evolution

    Mesoudi, A., Whiten, A. & Laland, K. N., Aug 2006, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 29, 4, p. 329-347 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Tolerance and Social Facilitation in the Foraging Behaviour of Free-Ranging Crows (Corvus corone corone; C. c. cornix)

    Miller, R., Schiestl, M., Whiten, A., Schwab, C. & Bugnyar, T., 1 Dec 2014, In: Ethology. 120, 12, p. 1248-1255 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  17. Published

    The shaping of social cognition in evolution and development: Commentary on Michael Tomasello's 'Uniquely primate, uniquely human'

    Whiten, A., Apr 1998, In: Developmental Science. 1, 1, p. 19-20 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  18. Published

    The second inheritance system of chimpanzees and humans

    Whiten, A., 1 Sep 2005, In: Nature. 437, 7055, p. 52-55 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  19. Published

    The scope of culture in chimpanzees, humans and ancestral apes

    Whiten, A., 12 Apr 2011, In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. B, Biological Sciences. 366, 1567, p. 997-1007 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  20. Published

    The reach of gene-culture coevolution in animals

    Whitehead, H., Laland, K. N., Rendell, L., Thorogood, R. & Whiten, A., 3 Jun 2019, In: Nature Communications. 10, 10 p., 2405.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  21. Published

    The pervasive role of social learning in primate lifetime development

    Whiten, A. & van de Waal, E., May 2018, In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 72, 16 p., 80.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  22. Published

    The nature of culture: an eight-grade model for the evolution and expansion of cultural capacities in hominins and other animals

    Haidle, M. N., Bolus, M., Collard, M., Conard, N. J., Garofoli, D., Lombard, M., Nowell, A., Tennie, C. & Whiten, A., 1 Jul 2015, In: Journal of Anthropological Sciences. 93, p. 43-70 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  23. Published

    The multiple roles of cultural transmission experiments in understanding human cultural evolution

    Mesoudi, A. & Whiten, A., 12 Nov 2008, In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. B, Biological Sciences. 363, 1509, p. 3489-3501 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  24. Published

    The interaction of social and perceivable causal factors in shaping ‘over-imitation’

    Burdett, E. R. R., McGuigan, N., Harrison, R. & Whiten, A., Jul 2018, In: Cognitive Development. 47, p. 8-18 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  25. Published

    The importance of witnessed agency in chimpanzee social learning of tool use

    Hopper, L. M., Lambeth, S. P., Schapiro, S. J. & Whiten, A., Mar 2015, In: Behavioural Processes. 112, p. 120-129 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  26. Published

    The human socio-cognitive niche and its evolutionary origins

    Whiten, A. & Erdal, D. E., 5 Aug 2012, In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. B, Biological Sciences. 367, 1599, p. 2119-2129 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  27. Published

    The hierarchical transformation of event knowledge in human cultural transmission

    Mesoudi, A. & Whiten, A., 2004, In: Journal of Cognition and Culture. 4, 1, p. 1-24

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  28. Published

    The extension of biology through culture

    Whiten, A., Ayala, F., Feldman, M. W. & Laland, K. N., 25 Jul 2017, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 30, p. 7775-7781 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  29. Published

    The evolution of animal 'cultures' and social intelligence

    Whiten, A. & van Schaik, C. P., 29 Apr 2007, In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. B, Biological Sciences. 362, 1480, p. 603-620 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  30. Published

    The evolution and cultural transmission of percussive technology: integrating evidence from paleoanthropology and primatology

    Whiten, A., Schick, K. & Toth, N., Oct 2009, In: Journal of Human Evolution. 57, 4, p. 420-435 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  31. Published

    The development of selective copying: children's learning from an expert versus their mother

    Lucas, A. J., Burdett, E. R. R., Burgess, V., Wood, L. A., McGuigan, N., Harris, P. L. & Whiten, A., 7 Nov 2017, In: Child Development. 88, 6, p. 2026-2042 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  32. Published

    The animal cultures debate: response to Laland and Janik

    Krützen, M., van Schaik, C. & Whiten, A., 1 Jan 2007, In: Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 22, 1, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review

  33. Published

    The Transmission and Evolution of Experimental Microcultures in Groups of Young Children

    Whiten, A. & Flynn, E. G., Nov 2010, In: Developmental Psychology. 46, 6, p. 1694-1709 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  34. Published

    The Impact of Moving to a Novel Environment on Social Networks, Activity and Wellbeing in Two New World Primates

    Dufour, V., Sueur, C., Whiten, A. & Buchanan-Smith, H. M., Aug 2011, In: American Journal of Primatology. 73, 8, p. 802-811 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  35. Published

    Testing for social learning in the 'artificial fruit' processing of wildborn orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus), Tanjung Puting, Indonesia

    Custance, D., Whiten, A., Sambrook, T. & Galdikas, B., 2001, In: Animal Cognition. 4, 3-4, p. 305-313

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  36. Published

    Testing for social learning and imitation in common marmosets, Callithrix jacchus, using an "artificial fruit"

    Caldwell, C. A. & Whiten, A., Apr 2004, In: Animal Cognition. 7, 2, p. 77-85 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  37. Published

    Synchrony and motor mimicking in chimpanzee observational learning

    Fuhrmann, D., Ravignani, A., Marshall-Pescini, S. & Whiten, A., 13 Jun 2014, In: Scientific Reports. 4, 7 p., 5283.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  38. Published

    Studying children's social learning experimentally "in the wild"

    Flynn, E. & Whiten, A., Aug 2010, In: Learning and Behavior. 38, 3, p. 284-296

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  39. Published

    Studying Extant Species to Model Our Past

    Whiten, A., McGrew, W. C., Aiello, L. C., Boesch, C., Boyd, R., Byrne, R. W., Dunbar, R. I. M., Matsuzawa, T., Silk, J. B., Tomasello, M., Van Schaik, C. P. & Wrangham, R., 22 Jan 2010, In: Science. 327, 5964, p. 410-410

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review

  40. Published

    Structural white matter deficits in high-functioning individuals with autistic spectrum disorder: a voxel-based investigation

    Waiter, GD., Williams, JHG., Murray, AD., Gilchrist, A., Perrett, D. I. & Whiten, A., 15 Jan 2005, In: NeuroImage. 24, 2, p. 455-461 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  41. Published

    Spread of arbitrary customs among chimpanzees: a controlled experiment.

    Bonnie, K. E., Horner, V., Whiten, A. & de Waal, F. B. M., 7 Feb 2007, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences. 274, 1608, p. 367-372 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  42. Published

    Spontaneous emergence, imitation and spread of alternative foraging techniques among groups of vervet monkeys

    van de Waal, E. & Whiten, A., 10 Oct 2012, In: PLoS ONE. 7, 10, 7 p., e47008.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  43. Published

    Socially transmitted diffusion of a novel behavior from subordinate chimpanzees

    Watson, S. K., Reamer, L. A., Mareno, M. C., Vale, G., Harrison, R. A., Lambeth, S. P., Schapiro, S. J. & Whiten, A., Jun 2017, In: American Journal of Primatology. 79, 6, e22642.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  44. Published
  45. Published

    Social relationships of mountain baboons: Leadership and affiliation in a non‐female‐bonded monkey

    Byrne, R. W., Whiten, A. & Henzi, S. P., 1989, In: American Journal of Primatology. 18, 3, p. 191-207 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  46. Published

    Social networks in primates: smart and tolerant species have more efficient networks

    Pasquaretta, C., Leve, M., Claidiere, N., van de Waal, E., Whiten, A., MacIntosh, A. J. J., Pele, M., Bergstrom, M. L., Borgeaud, C., Brosnan, S. F., Crofoot, M. C., Fedigan, L. M., Fichtel, C., Hopper, L. M., Mareno, M. C., Petit, O., Schnoell, A. V., di Sorrentino, E. P., Thierry, B., Tiddi, B. & 1 others, Sueur, C., 23 Dec 2014, In: Scientific Reports. 4, 8 p., 7600.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  47. Published

    Social learning, culture and the ‘socio-cultural brain’ of human and non-human primates

    Whiten, A. & van de Waal, E., Nov 2017, In: Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 82, p. 58-75

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  48. Published

    Social learning of nut-cracking behaviour in East African sanctuary-living chimpanzees.

    Marshall-Pescini, S. & Whiten, A., May 2008, In: Journal of Comparative Psychology. 122, 2, p. 186-194 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  49. Published

    Social learning of an artificial fruit task in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella)

    Custance, DM., Whiten, A. & Fredman, T., Mar 1999, In: Journal of Comparative Psychology. 113, 1, p. 13-23 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  50. Published

    Social learning in the real-world: ‘over-imitation’ occurs in both children and adults unaware of participation in an experiment and independently of social interaction

    Whiten, A., Allan, G., Devlin, S., Kseib, N., Raw, N. & McGuigan, N., 28 Jul 2016, In: PLoS ONE. 11, 7, 14 p., e0159920.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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