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Andrew Whiten

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  1. 2015
  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Published
  5. 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

  6. 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., 6 Jan 2015, In : Scientific Reports. 5, 7631.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 2014
  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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 journalArticle

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 2013
  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Published

    Monkeys, apes, imitation and mirror neurons

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 2012
  34. Published

    Assessing public engagement with science in a university primate research centre in a national zoo

    Bowler, M. T., Buchanan-Smith, H. M. & Whiten, A., 4 Apr 2012, In : PLoS One. 7, 4, e34505.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Published

    Culture Evolves

    Whiten, A. (ed.), Hinde, R. (ed.), Stringer, C. (ed.) & Laland, K. N. (ed.), 2012, Oxford University Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

  36. Published

    Evidence for weak or linear conformity but not for hyper-conformity in an everyday social learning context

    Claidiere, N., Bowler, M. T. & Whiten, A., 20 Feb 2012, In : PLoS One. 7, 2, e30970.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Published
  38. Published

    Integrating the Study of Conformity and Culture in Humans and Nonhuman Animals

    Claidiere, N. & Whiten, A., Jan 2012, In : Psychological Bulletin. 138, 1, p. 126-145 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Published

    Social Learning in Humans and Nonhuman Animals: Theoretical and Empirical Dissections

    Nielsen, M., Subiaul, F., Galef, B., Zentall, T. & Whiten, D. A., May 2012, In : Journal of Comparative Psychology. 126, 2, p. 109-113

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Published

    Social learning and culture in child and chimpanzee

    Hopper, L. M., Marshall-Pescini, S. & Whiten, A., 2012, The Primate Mind: Built to connect with other minds. de Waal, F. B. M. & Ferrari, P. F. (eds.). Cambridge Mass: Harvard University Press, p. 99-118

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  41. Published

    Social learning and culture in primates. Evidence from free-ranging and captive populations

    Price, E. & Whiten, A., 2012, Handbook of Comparative Cognition. Zentall, T. & Wasserman, E. (eds.). Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  42. Published

    Social learning, traditions and culture

    Whiten, A., 2012, The Evolution of Primate Societies. Mitani, J. C., Call, J., Kappeler, P. M., Palombit, R. A. & Silk, J. B. (eds.). Chicago : Chicago University Press, p. 681-699 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  43. 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 journalArticle

  44. Published

    The Evolutionary and Comparative Psychology of Social Learning and Culture

    Hopper, L. M. & Whiten, A., 18 Sep 2012, The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Evolutionary Psychology. Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  45. Published

    The comparative and evolutionary psycholoy of social learning and culture

    Hopper, L. M. & Whiten, A., 2012, The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Evolutionary Psychology. Vonk, J. & Shackelford, T. (eds.). Oxford University Press

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  46. 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 article

  47. 2011
  48. Published

    Culture evolves Introduction

    Whiten, A., Hinde, R. A., Laland, K. N. & Stringer, C. B., 12 Apr 2011, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. B, Biological Sciences. 366, 1567, p. 938-948 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  49. Published

    From over-imitation to super-copying: Adults imitate causally irrelevant aspects of tool use with higher fidelity than young children

    McGuigan, N., Makinson, J. & Whiten, A., Feb 2011, In : British Journal of Psychology. 102, p. 1-18 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. Published

    Observational learning in orangutan cultural transmission chains

    Dindo, M., Stoinski, T. & Whiten, A., 23 Apr 2011, In : Biology Letters. 7, 2, p. 181-183 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  51. Published

    Observer Choices During Experimental Foraging Tasks in Brown Capuchin Monkeys (Cebus apella)

    Dindo, M., Leimgruber, K. L., Ahmed, R., Whiten, A. & de Waal, F. B. M., Sep 2011, In : American Journal of Primatology. 73, 9, p. 920-927 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  52. Published
  53. 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 journalArticle

  54. 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 article

  55. 2010
  56. Published

    A coming of age for cultural Panthropology

    Whiten, A., 2010, The Mind of the Chimpanzee. Lonsdorf, E., Ross, S. & Matsuzawa, T. (eds.). Chicago University Press, p. 87-100

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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