Social networks predict selective observation and information spread in ravens

@inproceedings{Kulahci2016SocialNP,
  title={Social networks predict selective observation and information spread in ravens},
  author={Ipek G Kulahci and Daniel I. Rubenstein and Thomas Bugnyar and William Hoppitt and Nace Mikus and Christine Schwab},
  booktitle={Royal Society open science},
  year={2016}
}
Animals are predicted to selectively observe and learn from the conspecifics with whom they share social connections. Yet, hardly anything is known about the role of different connections in observation and learning. To address the relationships between social connections, observation and learning, we investigated transmission of information in two raven (Corvus corax) groups. First, we quantified social connections in each group by constructing networks on affiliative interactions, aggressive… CONTINUE READING
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