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Andrew Whiten

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  1. Published

    A deepening understanding of animal culture suggests lessons for conservation

    Brakes, P., Carroll, E. L., Dall, S., Keith, S., McGregor, P., Mesnick, S., Noad, M., Rendell, L., Robbins, M., Rutz, C., Thorton, A., Whiten, A., Whiting, M., Aplin, L., Bearhop, S., Ciucci, P., Fishlock, V., Ford, J., Notarbartolo di Sciara, G., Simmonds, M. & 5 others, Spina, F., Wade, P., Whithead, H., Williams, J. & Garland, E. C., 28 Apr 2021, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 288, 1949, 10 p., 20202718.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  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. Published

    Chimpanzees’ behavioral flexibility, social tolerance and use of tool-composites in a progressively challenging foraging problem

    Harrison, R. A., van Leeuwen, E. & Whiten, A., 19 Feb 2021, In: iScience. 24, 2, 102033.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  4. Published

    Does culture shape hunting behavior in bonobos?

    Whiten, A., 1 Sep 2020, In: eLife. 9, 3 p., e62104.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-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

    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

  7. Published

    Why does the herring gull lay three eggs?

    Graves, J., Whiten, A. & Henzi, P., Aug 1984, In: Animal Behaviour. 32, 3, p. 798-805 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. Published

    Reproductive success and the location of the nest site in the territory of the herring gull larus argentatus

    Graves, J., Whiten, A. & Henzi, P., Mar 1986, In: Bird Study. 33, 1, p. 46-48 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. Published

    Demise of the checksheet: Using off-the-shelf miniature hand-held computers for remote fieldwork applications

    Whiten, A. & Barton, R. A., Jun 1988, In: Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 3, 6, p. 146-148 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Social relationships of mountain baboons: Leadership and affiliation in a non‐female‐bonded monkey

    Byrne, R. W., Whiten, A. & Henzi, S. P., 1989, In: American Journal of Primatology. 18, 3, p. 191-207 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  11. Published

    Interactions between parents and non-residential intruders at a breeding colony of herring gulls larus argentatus

    Henzi, S. P., Graves, J. & Whiten, A., Mar 1990, In: Bird Study. 37, 1, p. 53-60 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  12. Published

    Causes and consequences in the evolution of hominid brain size

    Whiten, A., Jun 1990, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 13, 2, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  13. Published

    Parent‐Offspring Conflict over Independence in the Herring Gull (Larus argentatus)

    Graves, J., Whiten, A. & Henzi, S. P., 1 Jan 1991, In: Ethology. 88, 1, p. 20-34 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  14. Published

    On the Nature and Evolution of Imitation in the Animal Kingdom: Reappraisal of a Century of Research

    Whiten, A. & Ham, R., 1 Jan 1992, Advances in the Study of Behavior. C ed. p. 239-283 45 p. (Advances in the Study of Behavior; vol. 21, no. C).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  15. Published

    Mind reading, pretence and imitation in monkeys and apes

    Whiten, A., Mar 1992, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 15, 1, p. 170-171 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Chemical composition of baboon plant foods: Implications for the interpretation of intra- and interspecific differences in diet

    Barton, R. A., Whiten, A., Byrne, R. W. & English, M., 1 Jan 1993, In: Folia Primatologica. 61, 1, p. 1-20 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  17. Published

    Feeding competition among female olive baboons, papio anubis

    Barton, R. A. & Whiten, A., 1 Jan 1993, In: Animal Behaviour. 46, 4, p. 777-789 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  18. Published

    Social complexity: The roles of primates' grooming and people's talking

    Whiten, A., Dec 1993, In: Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 16, 4, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  19. Published

    Reducing complex diets to simple rules: food selection by olive baboons

    Barton, R. A. & Whiten, A., 1 Oct 1994, In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 35, 4, p. 283-293 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  20. Published

    Priority of access and grooming patterns of females in a large and a small group of olive baboons

    Sambrook, T. D., Whiten, A. & Strum, S. C., 1995, In: Animal Behaviour. 50, 6, p. 1667-1682 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  21. Published

    Can young chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) imitate arbitrary actions? Hayes & Hayes (1952) revisited

    Custance, D. M., Whiten, A. & Bard, K. A., 1 Jan 1995, In: Behaviour. 132, 11-12, p. 837-859 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  22. Published

    The shaping of social cognition in evolution and development: Commentary on Michael Tomasello's 'Uniquely primate, uniquely human'

    Whiten, A., Apr 1998, In: Developmental Science. 1, 1, p. 19-20 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  23. Published

    Is this the first portrayal of tool use by a chimp? [2]

    Whiten, A. & McGrew, W. C., 4 Jan 2001, In: Nature. 409, 6816, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review

  24. Published

    Reinterpreting the mentality of apes

    Suddendorf, T. & Whiten, A., 13 Oct 2003, From Mating to Mentality: Evaluating Evolutionary Psychology. Psychology Press, p. 173-196 24 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  25. 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 journalLetterpeer-review

  26. 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 journalLetterpeer-review

  27. 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

  28. 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

  29. 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

  30. 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

  31. 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

  32. 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

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. 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

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  37. 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

  38. 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

  39. 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

  40. 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 articlepeer-review

  41. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  42. 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

  43. Published

    ‘Over-imitation’: a review and appraisal of a decade of research

    Hoehl, S., Keupp, S., Schleihauf, H., McGuigan, N., Buttelmann, D. & Whiten, A., Mar 2019, In: Developmental Review. 51, p. 90-108

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  44. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  45. Published
  46. 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 articlepeer-review

  47. Published

    The interaction of social and perceivable causal factors in shaping ‘over-imitation’

    Burdett, E. R. R., McGuigan, N., Harrison, R. & Whiten, A., Jul 2018, In: Cognitive Development. 47, p. 8-18 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  48. 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 journalArticlepeer-review

  49. Published

    The comparative psychology of social learning

    Galef Jr, B. G. & Whiten, A., 2017, APA Handbook of Comparative Psychology. Call, J. (ed.). Washington DC: American Psychological Association, p. 411-440

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  50. 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

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