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Research at St Andrews

Andrew Whiten

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  1. 2010
  2. 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 journalArticle

  3. 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 journalArticle

  4. 2009
  5. Published

    A potent effect of observational learning on chimpanzee tool construction

    Price, E. E., Lambeth, S. P., Schapiro, S. J. & Whiten, A., 22 Sep 2009, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 276, 1671, p. 3377-3383 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Apes: Social Learning

    Whiten, A., 1 Jan 2009, Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. Elsevier Inc., p. 100-106 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  7. Published
  8. Published

    Emulation, imitation, over-imitation and the scope of culture for child and chimpanzee

    Whiten, A., McGuigan, N., Marshall-Pescini, S. & Hopper, L. M., 27 Aug 2009, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. B, Biological Sciences. 364, 1528, p. 2417-2428 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    Identifying 'traditions' and 'conformity' experimentally.

    Whiten, A., 2009, In : PLoS One. 4, 2

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  10. Published

    In-group conformity sustains different foraging traditions in capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella)

    Dindo, M., Whiten, A. & de Waal, F. B. M., Nov 2009, In : PLoS ONE. 4, 11, e7858.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Social facilitation of exploratory foraging behavior in  capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella)

    Dindo, M., Whiten, A. & de Waal, F. B. M., May 2009, In : American Journal of Primatology. 71, 5, p. 419-426 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. 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 journalArticle

  13. Published

    The identification of culture in chimpanzees and other animals: From natural history to diffusion experiments.

    Whiten, A., 2009, The Question of Animal Culture. Laland, K. N. & Galef jr, B. G. (eds.). Harvard University Press, p. 99-124

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  14. 2008
  15. Published

    Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and the question of cumulative culture: an experimental approach

    Marshall-Pescini, S. & Whiten, A., Jul 2008, In : Animal Cognition. 11, 3, p. 449-456 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Published

    Comparing social skills of children and apes

    deWaal, FBM., Boesch, C., Horner, V. & Whiten, A., 1 Feb 2008, In : Science. 319, 5863, p. 569 569 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  17. Published

    Cultural transmission of tool-use in young children:  A diffusion chain study

    Flynn, E. & Whiten, A., Aug 2008, In : Social Development. 17, 3, p. 699-718 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Establishing an experimental science of culture: animal social diffusion experiments

    Whiten, A. & Mesoudi, A., 12 Nov 2008, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. B, Biological Sciences. 363, 1509, p. 3477-3488 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Imitation and 'theory of mind' competencies in discrimination of autism from other neurodevelpmental disorders.

    Perra, O., Williams, J. H. G., Whiten, A., Fraser, L., Benzie, H. & Perrett, D. I., Jul 2008, In : Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. 2, 3, p. 456-468 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published
  21. Published

    Imitation, emulation and the transmission of culture (commentary on S Hurley)

    Whiten, A., Feb 2008, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 31, p. 39-40 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    Observational learning from tool using models by human-reared and mother-reared capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella).

    Fredman, T. & Whiten, A., Apr 2008, In : Animal Cognition. 11, 2, p. 295-309 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published

    Observational learning in chimpanzees and children studied through 'ghost' conditions

    Hopper, L. M., Lambeth, S. P., Schapiro, S. J. & Whiten, A., 7 Apr 2008, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 275, 1636, p. 835-840 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    Social diffusion of novel foraging methods in brown capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella)

    Dindo, M., Thierry, B. & Whiten, A., 22 Jan 2008, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 275, 1631, p. 187-193 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. 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 journalArticle

  26. Published
  27. 2007
  28. Published

    Cortical and sub-cortical mechanisms at the core of imitation

    Williams, J. H. G., Whiten, A., Waiter, G. D., Pechey, S. & Perrett, D. I., Mar 2007, In : Social Neuroscience. 2, 1, p. 66-78 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    Experimental studies of traditions and underlying transmission processes in chimpanzees

    Hopper, L. M., Spiteri, A., Lambeth, SP., Schapiro, S., Horner, V. & Whiten, A., Jun 2007, In : Animal Behaviour. 73, 6, p. 1021-1032 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Published

    Great ape cognition and the evolutionary roots of human imagination

    Whiten, A. & Suddendorf, T., 2007, In : Proceedings of the British Academy. 147, p. 31-60

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Published

    Imitation of causally opaque versus causally transparent tool use by 3- and 5-year-old children

    McGuigan, N., Whiten, A., Flynn, E. & Horner, V., Jul 2007, In : Cognitive Development. 22, 3, p. 353-364 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Published

    Learning from others' mistakes? Limits on understanding of a trap-tube task by young chimpanzees and children.

    Horner, V. & Whiten, A., Feb 2007, In : Journal of Comparative Psychology. 121, 1, p. 12-21 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Published

    Memes and genes in wild chimpanzees.

    Whiten, A., 2007, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104, 45, p. 17599-17560

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Published

    Science, evolution and cultural anthropology: A reply to Ingold

    Mesoudi, A., Whiten, A. & Laland, K. N., Apr 2007, In : Anthropology Today. 23, 2, p. 18 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Published

    Social learning in monkeys and apes: cultural animals?

    Caldwell, C. A. & Whiten, A., 2007, Primates in Perspective. Campbell, CJ., Fuentes, A., MacKinnon, KC., Panger, M. & Bearder, SK. (eds.). Oxford University Press, p. 652-664

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  36. 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 journalArticle

  37. 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 journalLetter

  38. 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 journalArticle

  39. Published

    The place of "deep social mind" in the evolution of human nature

    Whiten, A., 2007, What makes us human?. Pasternak, C. A. (ed.). Oneworld Publications, p. 146-163

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  40. 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 journalArticle

  41. 2006
  42. Published

    'Introduction' to Section 4 'Sociality and Morality: Evolutionary, Developmental and Philosophical Perspectives'

    Torrance, A. J. & Whiten, A., 2006, Human Nature. Royal Society of Edinburgh, p. 201-206

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther contribution

  43. Published

    A bias for social information in human cultural transmission

    Mesoudi, A., Whiten, A. & Dunbar, RIM., Aug 2006, In : British Journal of Psychology. 97, 3, p. 405-423 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  44. Published

    A science of culture: clarifications and extensions

    Mesoudi, A., Whiten, A. & Laland, K. N., Aug 2006, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 29, 4, p. 366-375 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  45. Published

    Faithful replication of foraging techniques along cultural transmission chains by chimpanzees and children

    Horner, V., Whiten, A., Flynn, E. & de Waal, F. B. M., 12 Sep 2006, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103, 37, p. 13878-13883 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. Published

    Imitation of hierarchical action structure by young children

    Whiten, D. A., Flynn, E., Brown, K. & Lee, T., Nov 2006, In : Developmental Science. 9, 6, p. 574-582 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  47. Published

    Neural mechanisms of imitation and 'Mirror Neuron' functioning in autistic spectrum disorder

    Williams, JHG., Waiter, GD., Gilchrist, A., Perrett, D. I., Murray, AD. & Whiten, A., 2006, In : Neuropsychologia. 44, 4, p. 610-621 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  48. Published

    The dissection of imitation and its 'cognitive kin' in comparative and developmental psychology

    Whiten, A., 2006, Imitation and the development of the social mind: Lessons from typical development and autism. Rogers, S. & Williams, JHG. (eds.). Guilford Press, p. 227-250

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  49. Published

    The significance of socially transmitted information for nutrition and health in the great ape clade

    Whiten, A., 2006, Social Information Transmission and Human Biology. Wells, JCK., Strickland, SS. & Laland, K. (eds.). CRC Press, p. 118-134

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  50. 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 journalArticle

  51. 2005
  52. Published

    An fMRI study of joint attention experience

    Williams, J. H. G., Waiter, G. D., Perra, O., Perrett, D. I. & Whiten, A., Mar 2005, In : NeuroImage. 25, 1, p. 133-140 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  53. Published

    Animal culture is real but needs to be clearly defined [2]

    Whiten, A., 22 Dec 2005, In : Nature. 438, 7071, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  54. Published

    Causal knowledge and imitation/emulation switching in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and children (Homo sapiens)

    Horner, V. & Whiten, A., Jul 2005, In : Animal Cognition. 8, p. 164-181 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  55. Published

    Chimpanzee cultures

    Whiten, A., 2005, The World Atlas of Great Apes and their Conservation United Nations Environment Programme. Caldecott, J. & Miles, L. (eds.). University of California Press, p. 66-67

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  56. Published

    Conformity to cultural norms of tool use in chimpanzees

    Whiten, A., Horner, V. & de Waal, F. B. M., 29 Sep 2005, In : Nature. 437, 7059, p. 737-740 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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