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  • The coevolution of innovation and technical intelligence in primates 

    Navarrete Rodriguez, Ana Francisca; Reader, Simon M.; Street, Sally E.; Whalen, Andrew; Laland, Kevin N. (2016-03) - Journal article
    In birds and primates, the frequency of behavioural innovation has been shown to covary with absolute and relative brain size, leading to the suggestion that large brains allow animals to innovate, and/or that selection ...
  • Living in stable social groups is associated with reduced brain size in woodpeckers (Picidae) 

    Fedorova, Natalia; Evans, Cara L.; Byrne, Richard W. (2017-03) - Journal article
    Group size predicts brain size in primates and some other mammal groups, but no such relationship has been found in birds. Instead, stable pair-bonding and bi-parental care have been identified as correlates of larger ...