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Orangutan cultures revisited

Carel P. van Schaik, Marc Ancrenaz, Reniastoeti Djojoasmoro, Cheryl D. Knott, Helen C. Morrogh-Bernard, Nuzuar Odom Kisar, S. Suci Utami Atmoko, and Maria A. van Noordwijk

in Orangutans: Geographic Variation in Behavioral Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199213276
eISBN:
9780191707568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213276.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Recent comparative work has claimed the presence of socially transmitted behavioral innovations, ranging from tool use to sounds produced during nest building, i.e. culture, among wild orangutans. ... More


Nest construction behaviour

S.D. Healy, K.V. Morgan, and I.E. Bailey

in Nests, Eggs, and Incubation: New ideas about avian reproduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198718666
eISBN:
9780191788086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718666.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

There is quite a lot of evidence demonstrating that birds will choose the location in which they build their nest and they will even modify nest location choice based on decisions made by ... More


Functional properties of nests

D.C. Deeming and M.C. Mainwaring

in Nests, Eggs, and Incubation: New ideas about avian reproduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198718666
eISBN:
9780191788086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718666.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Nest building behaviours were traditionally thought to be innate, yet we now know that they involve considerable plasticity. Specifically, the materials used to build nests are changeable within the ... More


Patterns of parental care in invertebrates

Stephen T. Trumbo

in The Evolution of Parental Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199692576
eISBN:
9780191774737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692576.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter examines caregiving that has evolved among numerous independent lineages of invertebrates. Diverse forms of care include the production of trophic eggs, defence, facilitation of feeding, ... More


Other Minds

Sergio Balari and Guillermo Lorenzo

in Computational Phenotypes: Towards an Evolutionary Developmental Biolinguistics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199665464
eISBN:
9780191746116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665464.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter defends the proposition that minds other than human are probably endowed with a system of computation homologous to that of FL in terms of computational complexity. It defends the idea ... More


Towards a Comparative Approach to Empirical Aesthetics

Gesche Westphal-Fitch and W. Tecumseh Fitch

in Art, Aesthetics, and the Brain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199670000
eISBN:
9780191793479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670000.003.0020
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Aesthetic proclivities should be studied across human cultures if shared building blocks of human aesthetic experience are to be described. Comparisons with animals are crucial to determine which ... More


Nested Nonlinear Regression Models

Russell Cheng

in Non-Standard Parametric Statistical Inference

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198505044
eISBN:
9780191746390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198505044.003.0015
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Stepwise fitting of nonlinear nested regression models is considered in this chapter. The forward stepwise method of linear model building is used as far as possible. With linear models this is ... More


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