Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution
The Centre brings together a unique group of researchers in the Schools of Biology and Psychology who share a distinctive set of common interests in the study of social learning, culture and cognitive evolution. Core activities include a joint seminar programme, the promotion of a scheme for both Senior and Junior Visiting Research Fellows and shared postgraduate training. Supplementary activities include the organisation of workshops and conferences.
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Successful suction-cup tagging of a small delphinid species, Stenella attenuata : insights into whistle characteristics (2017-04-13) - Journal article
(2017-12-05) - Journal articleInfrared thermal imaging has emerged as a valuable tool in veterinary medicine, in particular for evaluating reproductive processes. Here, we explored differences in skin temperature of twenty female chimpanzees in Budongo ...
(2017-01) - Journal articleTool use by non-human animals has received much research attention in the last couple of decades. Nonetheless, research has focused mostly on vertebrates, particularly primates and corvids, even though tool use has also ...
(2017-03) - Journal articleTactical deception has been widely reported in primates on a functional basis, but details of behavioral mechanisms are usually unspecified. We tested a pair of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) in the informed forager paradigm, ...
Innovation and social transmission in experimental micro-societies : exploring the scope of cumulative culture in young children (2017-12-05) - Journal articleThe experimental study of cumulative culture and the innovations essential to it is a young science, with child studies so rare that the scope of cumulative cultural capacities in childhood remains largely unknown. Here ...