How Social Context, Token Value, and Time Course Affect Token Exchange in Capuchin Monkeys (Cebus apella)

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Although numerous studies have examined token-directed behaviors in primates, few have done so in a social context despite the fact that most primate species live in complex groups. Here, we provided capuchin monkeys with a relatively limited budget of tokens, likely to elicit intragroup competition, and, after an overnight delay, we allowed them to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10764-010-9440-4

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