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Social Learning Mechanisms

William Hoppitt and Kevin N. Laland

in Social Learning: An Introduction to Mechanisms, Methods, and Models

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150703
eISBN:
9781400846504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150703.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter presents a classification of social learning mechanisms and explains how these mechanisms can be distinguished empirically. In most published social learning studies it is very difficult ... More


Methods for Studying Social Learning in the Laboratory

William Hoppitt and Kevin N. Laland

in Social Learning: An Introduction to Mechanisms, Methods, and Models

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150703
eISBN:
9781400846504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150703.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes research methods for investigating social learning in the laboratory. In recent decades laboratory experiments have been conducted to explore the population-level aspects of ... More


Statistical Methods for Diffusion Data

William Hoppitt and Kevin N. Laland

in Social Learning: An Introduction to Mechanisms, Methods, and Models

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150703
eISBN:
9781400846504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150703.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes statistical methods for inferring and quantifying social transmission in groups of animals in the wild, or in “captive” groups of animals in naturalistic social environments. ... More


Repertoire-Based Methods for Detecting and Quantifying Social Transmission

William Hoppitt and Kevin N. Laland

in Social Learning: An Introduction to Mechanisms, Methods, and Models

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150703
eISBN:
9781400846504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150703.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes repertoire-based methods for detecting and quantifying the social transmission of behavior based on a “snapshot” of the behavioral repertoires of individuals or groups. ... More


Introduction

William Hoppitt and Kevin N. Laland

in Social Learning: An Introduction to Mechanisms, Methods, and Models

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150703
eISBN:
9781400846504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150703.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This book explores social learning concepts and methods as well as new developments in the field. These methods include: experimental and statistical methods that allow researchers to categorize ... More


Conclusions

William Hoppitt and Kevin N. Laland

in Social Learning: An Introduction to Mechanisms, Methods, and Models

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150703
eISBN:
9781400846504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150703.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This concluding chapter summarizes the different social learning concepts and methods explored in the book, beginning with definitions of some key terms such as social learning, social transmission, ... More


Counterintuitive Worlds: The Mostly Mundane Nature of Religious Belief

SCOTT ATRAN

in In Gods We Trust: The Evolutionary Landscape of Religion

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195178036
eISBN:
9780199850112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178036.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter deals with the issue of counterintuition in religious beliefs. Core religious beliefs minimally violate ordinary intuition about how the world is, with all of its inescapable problems, ... More


Comparative Perspectives on Human Innovation

Kevin N. Laland and Simon M. Reader

in Innovation in Cultural Systems: Contributions from Evolutionary Anthropology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013338
eISBN:
9780262259101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013338.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses recent research on animal innovation. Some methods and findings of experimental studies of animal innovation are analyzed. It specifically describes innovation in captive ... More


Chimpanzee Ethnography

Nicolas Langlitz

in Chimpanzee Culture Wars: Rethinking Human Nature alongside Japanese, European, and American Cultural Primatologists

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691204284
eISBN:
9780691204260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691204284.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how chimpanzee ethnographer Christophe Boesch and his group studied the social transmission of cultural traits in the chimpanzee communities of Taï Forest, Côte d'Ivoire. This ... More


Animal Innovation: An Introduction

Simon M. Reader and Kevin N. Laland

in Animal Innovation

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198526223
eISBN:
9780191689406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526223.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The goal of this chapter is to provide definitions, identify key questions related to animal innovation, and present an overview of the current trends in innovation-related research. The chapter ... More


Culture Evolves

Andrew Whiten, Robert A. Hinde, Christopher B. Stringer, and Kevin N. Laland (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199608966
eISBN:
9780191804656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199608966.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Culture — broadly defined as all we learn from others that endures for long enough to generate customs and traditions — shapes vast swathes of our lives and has allowed the human species to dominate ... More


Who Are You and What Do You Know?: Estrogenic Regulation of Social Recognition and Social Learning

Paul A. S. Sheppard, Talya Kuun, Pietro Paletta, and Elena Choleris

in Estrogens and Memory: Basic Research and Clinical Implications

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190645908
eISBN:
9780190645922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190645908.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines both the classical (genomic, long-term) and rapid (nongenomic) effects of estrogens on social recognition and social learning with regards to behavior and neurobiology. The ... More


Chimpanzee Social Cognition in Early Life: Comparative–Developmental Perspective

Masaki Tomonaga, Masako Myowa-Yamakoshi, Yuu Mizuno, Sanae Okamoto, Masami K. Yamaguchi, Daisuke Kosugi, Kim A. Bard, Masayuki Tanaka, and Tetsuro Matsuzawa

in Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195377804
eISBN:
9780199848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377804.003.0033
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter summarizes parts of an ongoing research project on the cognitive development of chimpanzee infants, focusing on their social ... More


Cues and decision rules in animal migration

Silke Bauer, Bart A. Nolet, Jarl Giske, Jason W. Chapman, Susanne Åkesson, Anders Hedenström, and John M. Fryxell

in Animal Migration: A Synthesis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199568994
eISBN:
9780191774676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568994.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Animals face many challenges during migration, including ‘where to go’ and ‘when to go’, for which migrants derive relevant information from proximate external (environmental) and internal ... More


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