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Research at St Andrews

Andrew Whiten

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  1. 2019
  2. Published

    Animal cultures matter for conservation

    Brakes, P., Dall, S. R. X., Aplin, L. M., Bearhop, S., Carroll, E. L., Ciucci, P., Fishlock, V., Ford, J. K. B., Garland, E. C., Keith, S. A., McGregor, P. K., Mesnick, S. L., Noad, M. J., Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., Robbins, M. M., Simmonds, M. P., Spina, F., Thornton, A., Wade, P. R., Whiting, M. J. & 5 others, Williams, J., Rendell, L., Whitehead, H., Whiten, A. & Rutz, C., 8 Mar 2019, In : Science. 363, 6431, p. 1032-1034 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    The reach of gene-culture coevolution in animals

    Whitehead, H., Laland, K. N., Rendell, L., Thorogood, R. & Whiten, A., 3 Jun 2019, In : Nature Communications. 10, 10 p., 2405.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  4. 2018
  5. Published

    Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) display limited behavioural flexibility when faced with a changing foraging task requiring tool use

    Harrison, R. A. & Whiten, A., 19 Feb 2018, In : PeerJ. 6, 28 p., e4366.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Field experiments with wild primates reveal no consistent dominance-based bias in social learning

    Botting, J., Whiten, A., Grampp, M. & van de Waal, E., Feb 2018, In : Animal Behaviour. 136, p. 1-12 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    Payoff- and sex-biased social learning interact in a wild primate population

    Bono, A. E. J., Whiten, A., van Schaik, C., Krützen, M., Eichenberger, F., Schnider, A. & van de Waal, E., 10 Sep 2018, In : Current Biology. 28, 17, p. 2800-2805.e4

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published
  9. Published

    The pervasive role of social learning in primate lifetime development

    Whiten, A. & van de Waal, E., May 2018, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 72, 16 p., 80.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  10. 2017
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  12. Published

    A second inheritance system: the extension of biology through culture

    Whiten, A., 6 Oct 2017, In : Interface Focus. 7, 5, 16 p., 20160142.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    Acquisition of a socially learned tool use sequence in chimpanzees: implications for cumulative culture

    Vale, G. L., Davis, S. J., Lambeth, S. P., Schapiro, S. J. & Whiten, A., Sep 2017, In : Evolution and Human Behavior. 38, 5, p. 635-644 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    Adaptive cultural transmission biases in children and nonhuman primates

    Price, E. E., Wood, L. A. & Whiten, A., Aug 2017, In : Infant Behavior and Development. 48, Part A, p. 45-53 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  15. Published
  16. Published

    Innovation and social transmission in experimental micro-societies: exploring the scope of cumulative culture in young children

    McGuigan, N., Burdett, E., Burgess, V., Dean, L., Lucas, A., Vale, G. & Whiten, A., 5 Dec 2017, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. B, Biological Sciences. 372, 1735, 14 p., 20160425.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Lack of conformity to new local dietary preferences in migrating captive chimpanzees

    Vale, G. L., Davis, S. J., van de Waal, E., Schapiro, S. J., Lambeth, S. P. & Whiten, A., Feb 2017, In : Animal Behaviour. 124, p. 135-144 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Resilience of experimentally-seeded dietary traditions in wild vervets: evidence from group fissions

    van de Waal, E., van Schaik, C. P. & Whiten, A., Oct 2017, In : American Journal of Primatology. 79, 10, e22687.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Social learning, culture and the ‘socio-cultural brain’ of human and non-human primates

    Whiten, A. & van de Waal, E., Nov 2017, In : Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. 82, p. 58-75

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  20. Published

    Socially transmitted diffusion of a novel behavior from subordinate chimpanzees

    Watson, S. K., Reamer, L. A., Mareno, M. C., Vale, G., Harrison, R. A., Lambeth, S. P., Schapiro, S. J. & Whiten, A., Jun 2017, In : American Journal of Primatology. 79, 6, e22642.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    The development of selective copying: children's learning from an expert versus their mother

    Lucas, A. J., Burdett, E. R. R., Burgess, V., Wood, L. A., McGuigan, N., Harris, P. L. & Whiten, A., 7 Nov 2017, In : Child Development. 88, 6, p. 2026-2042 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    The extension of biology through culture

    Whiten, A., Ayala, F., Feldman, M. W. & Laland, K. N., 25 Jul 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 30, p. 7775-7781 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published
  24. 2016
  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 2015
  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. 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

  35. 2014
  36. 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

  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 2012
  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. 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

  43. 2010
  44. 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

  45. 2009
  46. 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

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