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Research at St Andrews

Andrew Whiten


  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Published

    Clarifying the time frame and units of selection in the cultural group selection hypothesis

    Whiten, A. & Erdal, D., Jan 2016, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 39, p. 45 e57.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  9. 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

  10. Published

    The Evolution of hominin culture and its ancient pre-hominin foundations

    Whiten, A., 1 Jan 2016, Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology. 9789401774246 ed. Springer, p. 27-39 13 p. (Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology; no. 9789401774246).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter