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  • Print publication year: 2015
  • Online publication date: May 2018

13 - Learning from others

Further reading
Byrne, R. W., & Russon, A. E. (1998). Learning by imitation: A hierarchical approach. Behav Brain Sci, 21, 667–684.
Heyes, C. M., & Galef, B. G. (1996). Social Learning in Animals: The Roots of Culture. San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
Rogers, S. J., & Williams, J. H. G. (2006). Imitation and the Social Mind: Autism and Typical Development. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Want, S. C., & Harris, P. L. (2002). Do children ape? Applying concepts from the study of nonhuman primates to the developmental study of “imitation” in children. Dev Sci, 5, 1–13. (Including commentaries.)
Zentall, T. R. (2012). Perspectives on observational learning in animals. J Comp Psychol, 126, 114–128.
Galef, B. G. (1976). Social transmission of acquired behavior: a discussion of tradition and social learning in vertebrates. Adv Study Behav, 6, 77–100.
Galef, B. G., & Laland, K. N. (2005). Social learning in animals: empirical studies and theoretical models. BioScience, 55, 489–499.
Brainard, M. S., & Doupe, A. J. (2002). What songbirds teach us about learning. Nature, 417, 351–358.
Marler, P., & Slabbekoorn, H. (2004). Nature’s Music: The Science of Birdsong. San Diego, CA: Elsevier Academic Press.
de Waal, F. (2001). The Ape and the Sushi Master: Cultural Reflections of a Primatologist. New York, NY: Basic Books.
Laland, K. N., & Janik, V. M. (2006). The animal cultures debate. Trends Ecol Evol, 21, 542–547.
Whiten, A., Goodall, J., McGew, W. C., et al. (1999). Cultures in chimpanzees, Nature, 399, 682–685.