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  • Influence
Learning by imitation: a hierarchical approach.
  • R. Byrne, A. Russon
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Behavioral and brain sciences
  • 1 October 1998
To explain social learning without invoking the cognitively complex concept of imitation, many learning mechanisms have been proposed. Borrowing an idea used routinely in cognitive psychology, weExpand
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Reaching into Thought: The Minds of the Great Apes
1. Exploring the minds of the great apes: Issues and controversies Anne E. Russon and Kim A. Bard Part I. The Scope of Great Ape Intelligence: 2. Chimpanzees and capuchin monkeys: ComparativeExpand
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Evidence and implications
www.landesbioscience.com Communicative & Integrative Biology 315Communicative & Integrative Biology 4:3, 315-317; May/June 2011; ©2011 Landes BioscienceartICLe addendu MAddendum to: Russon A, AndrewsExpand
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Is Arson an Aggressive Act or a Property Offence? A Controlled Study of Psychiatric Referrals
Arsonists seen for psychiatric assessment were compared to property offenders and to violent offenders on a number of clinical measures. It was found that arsonists were a mixture of the two groupsExpand
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The evolution of thought : evolutionary origins of great ape intelligence
List of contributors Preface 1. Evolutionary reconstructions of great ape intelligence Anne E. Russon 2. Enhanced cognitive capacity as a contingent fact of hominid phylogeny David R. Begun Part I.Expand
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Orangutan rehabilitation and reintroduction
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Return of the Native: Cognition and Site-Specific Expertise in Orangutan Rehabilitation
  • A. Russon
  • Geography
  • International Journal of Primatology
  • 1 June 2002
Ex-captive orangutans that have returned to free forest life in Bornean forests offer exceptional opportunities to assess the cognitive challenges facing feral great apes. They also provideExpand
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The nature and evolution of intelligence in orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus)
Orangutans share many intellectual qualities with African great apes and humans, likely because of their recent common ancestry. They may also show unique intellectual adaptations because of theirExpand
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Orangutan leaf-carrying for nest-building: Toward unraveling cultural processes
We report an empirical study on leaf-carrying, a newly discovered nest-building technique that involves collecting nest materials before reaching the nest site. We assessed whether leaf-carrying byExpand
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The population and distribution of orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus pygmaeus) in and around the Danau Sentarum Wildlife Reserve, West Kalimantan, Indonesia
Abstract We report estimates of orangutan distribution and population size in and around the Danau Sentarum Wildlife Reserve (DSWR) in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, one of the few areas in Borneo thatExpand
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