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Research at St Andrews

Andrew Whiten

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  1. 2018
  2. Published

    Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) display limited behavioural flexibility when faced with a changing foraging task requiring tool use

    Harrison, R. A. & Whiten, A. 19 Feb 2018 In : PeerJ. 6, 28 p., e4366

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  3. Published

    Field experiments with wild primates reveal no consistent dominance-based bias in social learning

    Botting, J., Whiten, A., Grampp, M. & van de Waal, E. Feb 2018 In : Animal Behaviour. 136, p. 1-12 12 p.

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  4. 2017
  5. Published

    Innovation and social transmission in experimental micro-societies: exploring the scope of cumulative culture in young children

    McGuigan, N., Burdett, E., Burgess, V., Dean, L., Lucas, A., Vale, G. & Whiten, A. 5 Dec 2017 In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. B, Biological Sciences. 372, 1735, 14 p., 20160425

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  6. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  7. 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: Research - peer-reviewReview article

  8. Published
  9. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  10. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  11. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  12. 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: Research - peer-reviewReview article

  13. Published
  14. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  15. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  16. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  17. Published
  18. 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: ResearchArticle

  19. Published

    The comparative psychology of social learning

    Galef Jr, B. G. & Whiten, A. 2017 APA Handbook of Comparative Psychology. Call, J. (ed.). Washington DC: American Psychological Association, p. 411-440

    Research output: ResearchChapter

  20. 2016
  21. Published

    Identifying and dissecting conformity in animals in the wild: further analysis of primate data

    Whiten, A. & van de Waal, E. Dec 2016 In : Animal Behaviour. 122, p. e1-e4

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  22. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  23. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  24. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  25. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  26. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  27. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  28. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  29. Published
  30. Published

    Culture in nonhuman animals

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

    Research output: ResearchEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  31. Forthcoming

    Imitation, social learning and cultural traditions

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

    Research output: ResearchChapter

  32. 2015
  33. Published
  34. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  35. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  36. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  37. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  38. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  39. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  40. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  41. Published

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

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

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewComment/debate

  42. 2014
  43. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  44. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  45. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  46. Published

    Animal behaviour: incipient tradition in wild chimpanzees

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

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewEditorial

  47. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  48. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  49. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  50. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  51. Published

    Exploring tool innovation: a comparison of Western and Bushman children

    Nielsen, M., Tomaselli, K., Mushin, I. & Whiten, A. 2014 In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 126, p. 384-394

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  52. 2013
  53. Published

    Monkeys, apes, imitation and mirror neurons

    Whiten, A. Nov 2013 In : Cortex. 49, 10, p. 2941-2943

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  54. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  55. 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

  56. 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, A. Aug 2013 In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 147, 3-4, p. 324-333

    Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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