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Andrew Whiten

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  1. 2018
  2. E-pub ahead of print

    Behavioral conservatism is linked to complexity of behavior in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): implications for cognition and cumulative culture

    Davis, S. J., Schapiro, S. J., Lambeth, S. P., Wood, L. A. & Whiten, A. 19 Jul 2018 In : Journal of Comparative Psychology. Advance Online

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. 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: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. E-pub ahead of print

    Chimpanzees demonstrate individual differences in social information use

    Watson, S. K., Vale, G. L., Hopper, L. M., Dean, L. G., Kendal, R. L., Price, E. E., Wood, L. A., Davis, S. J., Schapiro, S. J., Lambeth, S. P. & Whiten, A. 19 Jun 2018 In : Animal Cognition. In press, 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. E-pub ahead of print

    Chimpanzees prioritise social information over pre-existing behaviours in a group context but not in dyads

    Watson, S., Lambeth, S. P., Schapiro, S. J. & Whiten, A. 24 Mar 2018 In : Animal Cognition. First Online, 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. 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: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    Payoff- and sex-biased social learning interact in a wild primate population

    Bono, A. E. J., Whiten, A., van Schaik, C., Krützen, M., Eichenberger, F., Schnider, A. & van de Waal, E. 10 Sep 2018 In : Current Biology. 28, 17, p. 2800-2805.e4

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Forthcoming
  9. 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 journalArticle

  10. 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 article

  11. 2017
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  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. Published
  17. 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: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. 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

  19. Published

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

    van de Waal, E., van Schaik, C. P. & Whiten, A. Oct 2017 In : American Journal of Primatology. 79, 10, e22687

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. 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

  21. 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 article

  22. 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

  23. 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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  24. 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 journalArticle

  25. 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 journalArticle

  26. Published
  27. 2016
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  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. 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

  35. 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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  36. 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

  37. 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 journalArticle

  38. 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

  39. 2015
  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. Published
  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. 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: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  48. 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

  49. 2014
  50. 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

  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: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. 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

  53. 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

  54. 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

  55. 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

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