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Research at St Andrews

Andrew Whiten

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  1. 2021
  2. Published

    The burgeoning reach of animal culture

    Whiten, A., 2 Apr 2021, In: Science. 372, 6537, eabe6514.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  3. 2020
  4. Published

    A unified account of culture should accommodate animal cultures

    Whiten, A., 28 May 2020, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 43, e118.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

  5. Published

    Refining our understanding of the "elephant in the room"

    Whiten, A., 10 Aug 2020, In: The Behavioral and brain sciences. 43, p. e182

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  6. Published

    Wild chimpanzees scaffold youngsters’ learning in a high-tech community

    Whiten, A., 14 Jan 2020, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117, 2, p. 802-804 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

  7. 2019
  8. Published

    Apes: Social learning

    Whiten, A., 1 Jan 2019, Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. Elsevier Inc., p. 327-333 7 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  9. Published

    Cultural evolution in animals

    Whiten, A., Nov 2019, In: Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics. 50, p. 27-48

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  10. Published
  11. Published

    Social learning: peering deeper into ape culture

    Whiten, A., 9 Sep 2019, In: Current Biology. 29, 17, p. R845-R847

    Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveypeer-review

  12. 2018
  13. Published

    Brainpower boost for birds in large groups

    Whiten, A., 7 Feb 2018, In: Nature. 554, 7692, p. 303-304 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

  14. Published

    Culture and conformity shape fruitfly mating

    Whiten, A., 30 Nov 2018, In: Science. 362, 6418, p. 998-999 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveypeer-review

  15. Published

    Foraging skills develop over generations in the wild

    Whiten, A., 1 Oct 2018, In: Nature. 562, 7726, p. 198-200 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

  16. Published

    Social Dynamics: Knowledgeable Lemurs Gain Status

    Whiten, A., 23 Apr 2018, In: Current Biology. 28, 8, p. R344-R346

    Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveypeer-review

  17. 2017
  18. Published

    Collaborative research and behavioral management

    Schapiro, S. J., Brosnan, S. F., Hopkins, W. D., Whiten, A., Kendal, R., Sherwood, C. C. & Lambeth, S. P., 1 Jan 2017, Handbook of Primate Behavioral Management. CRC Press, p. 243-254 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  19. 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

  20. Published

    When does cultural transmission favour or instead substitute for general intelligence?

    Whiten, A., 1 Jan 2017, In: The Behavioral and brain sciences. 40, p. e222

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

  21. 2016
  22. 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/debatepeer-review

  23. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  24. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  25. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  26. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  27. 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

  28. 2015
  29. Published
  30. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  31. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  32. 2014
  33. 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 journalEditorialpeer-review

  34. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  35. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  36. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  37. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  38. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  39. 2013
  40. 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

  41. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  42. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  43. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  44. Published

    Monkeys, apes, imitation and mirror neurons

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  45. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  46. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  47. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  48. 2012
  49. Published

    Experimental "Microcultures" in Young Children: Identifying Biographic, Cognitive, and Social Predictors of Information Transmission

    Flynn, E. & Whiten, A., 2012, In: Child Development. 83, 3, p. 911-925 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  50. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  51. 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

  52. 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 articlepeer-review

  53. 2011
  54. 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 journalEditorialpeer-review

  55. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  56. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  57. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  58. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  59. 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 articlepeer-review

  60. 2010
  61. Published

    Ape behaviour and the origins of human culture

    Whiten, A., 2010, Mind the Gap: Tracing the Origins of Human Universals. Kappeler, P. M. & Silk, J. B. (eds.). Springer, p. 429-450

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  62. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

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