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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 ...
  • Individual differences in preferences for cues to intelligence in the face 

    Moore, Fhionna R.; Law Smith, Miriam J.; Perrett, David Ian (2014-05) - Journal article
    We tested for individual differences in women's preferences for cues to intelligence in male faces in accordance with hormonal status (i.e. menstrual cycle phase and use of hormonal contraceptives), relationship status and ...
  • Rhetoric or reality : US counterinsurgency policy reconsidered 

    Todd, Maurice L. (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-23) - Thesis
    This study explores the foundations of US counterinsurgency policy and doctrine in order to better understand the main historical influences on that policy and doctrine and how those influences have informed the current ...
  • Social networks in primates : smart and tolerant species have more efficient networks 

    Pasquaretta, Cristian; Leve, Marine; Claidiere, Nicolas; van de Waal, Erica; Whiten, Andrew; MacIntosh, Andrew J. J.; Pele, Marie; Bergstrom, Mackenzie L.; Borgeaud, Christele; Brosnan, Sarah F.; Crofoot, Margaret C.; Fedigan, Linda M.; Fichtel, Claudia; Hopper, Lydia M.; Mareno, Mary Catherine; Petit, Odile; Schnoell, Anna Viktoria; di Sorrentino, Eugenia Polizzi; Thierry, Bernard; Tiddi, Barbara; Sueur, Cedric (2014-12-23) - Journal article
    Network optimality has been described in genes, proteins and human communicative networks. In the latter, optimality leads to the efficient transmission of information with a minimum number of connections. Whilst studies ...
  • Tool bending in New Caledonian crows 

    Rutz, Christian; Sugasawa, Shoko; van der Wal, Jessica Eva Megan; Klump, Barbara Christina; St Clair, James (2016-08) - Journal article
    ‘Betty’ the New Caledonian crow astonished the world, when she ‘spontaneously’ bent straight pieces of garden wire into hooked foraging tools. Recent field experiments have revealed that tool bending is part of the species’ ...