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- Category: Publications
- Published on Friday, 25 May 2012 16:45
An interesting issue of the Journal of Comparative Psychology (2012, Volume 126, Issue 2) on social learning in humans and nonhuman animals. From the intro: "The past decade has seen a resurgent, concerted interest in social learning research comparing human and nonhuman animals. In this special issue, we present a synthesis of work that consolidates what is currently known and provides a platform for future research. … We include both new empirical studies and novel theoretical proposals describing work with both human children and adults and a range of nonhuman animals." For the ToC,
Table of contents
- Social learning in humans and nonhuman animals: Theoretical and empirical dissections. by Nielsen, Mark; Subiaul, Francys; Galef, Bennett; Zentall, Thomas; Whiten, Andrew
- Perspectives on observational learning in animals. by Zentall, Thomas R.
- Even simple forms of social learning rely on intention attribution in marmoset monkeys (Callithrix jacchus). by Burkart, Judith; Kupferberg, Aleksandra; Glasauer, Stefan; van Schaik, Carel
- Outcome-based observational learning in human infants. by Huang, Chi-Tai
- The role of transmission biases in the cultural diffusion of irrelevant actions. by McGuigan, Nicola
- End state copying by humans (Homo sapiens): Implications for a comparative perspective on cumulative culture. by Caldwell, Christine A.; Schillinger, Kerstin; Evans, Cara L.; Hopper, Lydia M.
- Imitation, pretend play, and childhood: Essential elements in the evolution of human culture? by Nielsen, Mark
- Putting the social into social learning: Explaining both selectivity and fidelity in children's copying behavior. by Over, Harriet; Carpenter, Malinda
- What's social about social learning? by Heyes, Cecilia