Social learning and mother's behavior in manipulative tasks in infant marmosets.

@article{DellMour2009SocialLA,
  title={Social learning and mother's behavior in manipulative tasks in infant marmosets.},
  author={Vera Dell'Mour and Friederike Range and Ludwig Huber},
  journal={American journal of primatology},
  year={2009},
  volume={71 6},
  pages={503-9}
}
High levels of social tolerance are considered to promote social learning, as they allow direct observation of a manipulating conspecific and facilitate scrounging. Owing to tolerance toward infants, infancy is thought to be especially suited for learning socially transmitted behaviors. Despite this, few studies have investigated social learning of infants… CONTINUE READING