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Andrew Whiten

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  1. 2017
  2. Published

    A second inheritance system: the extension of biology through culture

    Whiten, A. 6 Oct 2017 In : Interface Focus. 7, 5, 16 p., 20160142

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    Acquisition of a socially learned tool use sequence in chimpanzees: implications for cumulative culture

    Vale, G. L., Davis, S. J., Lambeth, S. P., Schapiro, S. J. & Whiten, A. Sep 2017 In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 38, 5, p. 635-644 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. E-pub ahead of print

    Resilience of experimentally-seeded dietary traditions in wild vervets: evidence from group fissions

    van de Waal, E., van Schaik, C. P. & Whiten, A. 1 Aug 2017 In : American Journal of Primatology. Early View

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Adaptive cultural transmission biases in children and nonhuman primates

    Price, E. E., Wood, L. A. & Whiten, A. Aug 2017 In : Infant Behavior and Development. 48, Part A, p. 45-53 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  6. E-pub ahead of print
  7. E-pub ahead of print

    The extension of biology through culture

    Whiten, A., Ayala, F., Feldman, M. W. & Laland, K. N. 24 Jul 2017 In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. Early Edition, 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. 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 journalArticle

  9. E-pub ahead of print
  10. Published

    Lack of conformity to new local dietary preferences in migrating captive chimpanzees

    Vale, G. L., Davis, S. J., van de Waal, E., Schapiro, S. J., Lambeth, S. P. & Whiten, A. Feb 2017 In : Animal Behaviour. 124, p. 135-144 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published
  12. Published

    Social learning and culture in child and chimpanzee

    Whiten, A. Jan 2017 In : Annual Review of Psychology . 68, p. 129-154 28 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. 2016
  14. E-pub ahead of print

    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. 29 Dec 2016 In : Child Development. Early View, 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. E-pub ahead of print

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

    Whiten, A. & van de Waal, E. 26 Dec 2016 In : Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. In press

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  16. Published

    Foundations of cumulative culture in apes: improved foraging efficiency through relinquishing and combining witnessed behaviours in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)

    Davis, S. J., Vale, G. L., Schapiro, S. J., Lambeth, S. P. & Whiten, A. 24 Oct 2016 In : Scientific Reports. 6, 35953

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Do children copy an expert or a majority? Examining selective learning in instrumental and normative contexts

    Burdett, E. R. R., Lucas, A. J., Buchsbaum, D., McGuigan, N., Wood, L. A. & Whiten, A. 21 Oct 2016 In : PLoS One. 11, 10, 20 p., e0164698

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. 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 journalArticle

  19. 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, D. 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 journalArticle

  20. Published

    Imitation, collaboration, and their interaction among Western and Indigenous Australian preschool children

    Nielsen, M., Mushin, I., Tomaselli, K. & Whiten, A. 18 May 2016 In : Child Development. 87, 3, p. 795-806 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    Cultural diffusion in humans and other animals

    Whiten, A., Caldwell, C. A. & Mesoudi, A. Apr 2016 In : Current Opinion in Psychology. 8, p. 15-21 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    Robust retention and transfer of tool construction techniques in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)

    Vale, G. L., Flynn, E. G., Pender, L., Price, E., Whiten, A., Lambeth, S. P., Schapiro, S. J. & Kendal, R. L. 1 Feb 2016 In : Journal of Comparative Psychology. 130, 1, p. 24-35 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published
  24. Published

    Culture in nonhuman animals

    Vale, G. L., Dean, L. & Whiten, A. 2016 Wiley International Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Wiley-Blackwell

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  25. Forthcoming

    Imitation, social learning and cultural traditions

    Dean, L., Vale, G. L. & Whiten, A. 2016 Wiley International Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Callan, H. (ed.). Wiley-Blackwell

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  26. 2015
  27. Published
  28. Published

    Mutual medication in capuchin monkeys - Social anointing improves coverage of topically applied anti-parasite medicines

    Bowler, M. T., Messer, E. J. E., Claidiere, N. & Whiten, A. 12 Oct 2015 In : Scientific Reports. 5, 15030

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. 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 journalArticle

  30. 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 journalArticle

  31. 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 journalArticle

  32. Published

    Experimental evidence for the co-evolution of hominin tool-making teaching and language

    Morgan, T. J. H., Uomini, N. T., Rendell, L. E., Chouinard-Thuly, L., Street, S. E., Lewis, H. M., Cross, C. P., Evans, C., Kearney, R., de la Torre, I., Whiten, A. & Laland, K. N. 13 Jan 2015 In : Nature Communications. 6, 8 p., 6029

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Published

    Chimpanzees copy dominant and knowledgeable individuals: implications for cultural diversity

    Kendal, R., Hopper, L. M., Whiten, A., Brosnan, S. F., Lambeth, S. P., Schapiro, S. J. & Hoppitt, W. Jan 2015 In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 36, 1, p. 65-72 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Published

    Selective and contagious prosocial resource donation in capuchin monkeys, chimpanzees and humans

    Claidière, N., Whiten, A., Mareno, M. C., Messer, E. J. E., Brosnan, S. F., Hopper, L. M., Lambeth, S. P., Schapiro, S. J. & McGuigan, N. Jan 2015 In : Scientific Reports. 5, 7631

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Published

    The ‘deep social mind’ of humans and the ancestral socio-cognitive niche

    Whiten, D. A. & Erdal, D. E. 2015 In : Current Anthropology. 56, p. 345-346

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  36. 2014
  37. 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 journalArticle

  38. 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 journalArticle

  39. 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 journalArticle

  40. Published

    Animal behaviour: incipient tradition in wild chimpanzees

    Whiten, A. 9 Oct 2014 In : Nature. 514, 7521, p. 178-179 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  41. Published

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. Published

    Frequency of behavior witnessed and conformity in an everyday social context

    Claidière, N., Bowler, M., Brookes, S., Brown, R. & Whiten, A. 20 Jun 2014 In : PLoS One. 9, 6, 10 p., e99874

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. 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 journalArticle

  44. 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 journalArticle

  45. 2013
  46. Published

    Dissecting children's observational learning of complex actions through selective video displays

    Flynn, E. & Whiten, A. 1 Oct 2013 In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 116, 2, p. 247-263 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Published

    Humans are not alone in computing how others see the world

    Whiten, A. 1 Aug 2013 In : Animal Behaviour. 86, 2, p. 213-221 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Published

    Interspecific interactions and welfare implications in mixed species communities of capuchin (Sapajus apella) and squirrel monkeys (Saimiri sciureus) over 3 years.

    Buchanan-Smith, H. M., Griciute, J., Daoudi, S., Leonardi, R. & Whiten, D. A. Aug 2013 In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 147, 3-4, p. 324-333

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. Published

    Diffusion dynamics of socially learned foraging techniques in squirrel monkeys

    Claidiere, N., Messer, E. J. E., Whiten, A. & Hoppitt, W. J. E. 8 Jul 2013 In : Current Biology. 23, 13, p. 1251-1255 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. Published

    Behavioural biology: Archaeology meets primate technology

    Whiten, A. 20 Jun 2013 In : Nature. 498, 7454, p. 303-305 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  51. Published

    Potent Social Learning and Conformity Shape a Wild Primate's Foraging Decisions

    van de Waal, E., Borgeaud, C. & Whiten, A. 26 Apr 2013 In : Science. 340, 6131, p. 483-485 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. Published

    Network analysis of social changes in a captive chimpanzee community following the successful integration of two adult groups

    Schel, A. M., Rawlings, B., Claidiere, N., Wilke, C., Wathan, J., Richardson, J., Pearson, S., Herrelko, E. S., Whiten, A. & Slocombe, K. Mar 2013 In : American Journal of Primatology. 75, 3, p. 254-266 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  53. Published

    Social learning and spread of alternative means of opening an artificial fruit in four groups of vervet monkeys

    van de Waal, E., Claidiere, N. & Whiten, A. Jan 2013 In : Animal Behaviour. 85, 1, p. 71-76 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  54. Published

    Culture and the evolution of interconnected minds

    Whiten, A. 2013 Understanding other minds: Perspectives from developmental social neuroscience. Baron-Cohen, S., Tager-Flusberg, H. & Lombardo, M. (eds.). Third ed. United States of America: Oxford University Press, p. 431-447

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  55. Published

    Social Cognition: Making us smart, or sometimes making us dumb? Overimitation, conformity, nonconformity, and the transmission of culture in ape and child.

    Whiten, A. 2013 Navigating the social world.: What infants, children, and other species can teach us.. Banaji, M. & Gelman, S. (eds.). United States of America: Oxford University Press, p. 150-154 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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