An evaluation of the geographic method for recognizing innovations in nature, using zoo orangutans

Abstract

Innovation and social learning are the raw materials for traditions and culture. Of these two, innovation has received far less scrutiny, largely because of difficulties assessing the innovation status of behaviors. A recent attempt proposes recognition of innovations in natural populations based on assessment of the behavior’s properties and its geographic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10329-009-0184-8

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