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Research at St Andrews

Andrew Whiten

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  1. 2014
  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 2013
  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Published

    Monkeys, apes, imitation and mirror neurons

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 2012
  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. Published
  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 2011
  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 2010
  30. Published

    Comparative cultural cognition

    Price, E. E., Caldwell, C. A. & Whiten, A., 2010, In : Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science. 1, 1, p. 23-31

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Published

    Conditional Copying Fidelity in Capuchin Monkeys (Cebus apella)

    Dindo, M., Thierry, B., de Waal, F. B. M. & Whiten, A., Feb 2010, In : Journal of Comparative Psychology. 124, 1, p. 29-37 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Published

    Living Together: Behavior and Welfare in Single and Mixed Species Groups of Capuchin (Cebus apella) and Squirrel Monkeys (Saimiri sciureus)

    Leonardi, R., Buchanan-Smith, H. M., Dufour, V., MacDonald, C. & Whiten, A., Jan 2010, In : American Journal of Primatology. 72, 1, p. 33-47

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Published

    Observational learning of tool use in children: Investigating cultural spread through diffusion chains and learning mechanisms through ghost displays

    Hopper, L. M., Flynn, E. G., Wood, L. A. N. & Whiten, A., May 2010, In : Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 106, 1, p. 82-97 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Published

    Prestige affects cultural learning in chimpanzees

    Horner, V., Proctor, D., Bonnie, K. E., Whiten, A. & de Waal, F. B. M., 19 May 2010, In : PLoS One. 5, 5, 5 p., e10625.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. 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

  36. 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

  37. 2009
  38. 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

  39. Published
  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 2008
  45. 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

  46. 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

  47. 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

  48. 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

  49. Published
  50. 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

  51. 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

  52. 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

  53. 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

  54. 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

  55. Published
  56. 2007
  57. 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

  58. 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

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