Brian Hare

Summary

Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc A fruit in the hand or two in the bush? Divergent risk preferences in chimpanzees and bonobos
    Sarah R Heilbronner
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Biol Lett 4:246-9. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Social cognitive evolution in captive foxes is a correlated by-product of experimental domestication
    Brian Hare
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Curr Biol 15:226-30. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Human-like social skills in dogs?
    Brian Hare
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig, Germany
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:439-44. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Chimpanzees deceive a human competitor by hiding
    Brian Hare
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Cognition 101:495-514. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Tolerance allows bonobos to outperform chimpanzees on a cooperative task
    Brian Hare
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Curr Biol 17:619-23. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Direct and indirect reputation formation in nonhuman great apes (Pan paniscus, Pan troglodytes, Gorilla gorilla, Pongo pygmaeus) and human children (Homo sapiens)
    Esther Herrmann
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    J Comp Psychol 127:63-75. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Bonobos exhibit delayed development of social behavior and cognition relative to chimpanzees
    Victoria Wobber
    Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Curr Biol 20:226-30. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The structure of individual differences in the cognitive abilities of children and chimpanzees
    Esther Herrmann
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychol Sci 21:102-10. 2010
  9. pmc Spontaneous altruism by chimpanzees and young children
    Felix Warneken
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS Biol 5:e184. 2007
  10. pmc Differences in the cognitive skills of bonobos and chimpanzees
    Esther Herrmann
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e12438. 2010

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc A fruit in the hand or two in the bush? Divergent risk preferences in chimpanzees and bonobos
    Sarah R Heilbronner
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Biol Lett 4:246-9. 2008
    ..These results provide a relatively rare example of risk-prone behaviour in the context of gains and show how ecological pressures can sculpt economic decision making...
  2. ncbi request reprint Social cognitive evolution in captive foxes is a correlated by-product of experimental domestication
    Brian Hare
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Curr Biol 15:226-30. 2005
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Human-like social skills in dogs?
    Brian Hare
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig, Germany
    Trends Cogn Sci 9:439-44. 2005
    ..The study of convergent evolution provides an exciting opportunity to gain further insights into the evolutionary processes leading to human-like forms of cooperation and communication...
  4. ncbi request reprint Chimpanzees deceive a human competitor by hiding
    Brian Hare
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Cognition 101:495-514. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Tolerance allows bonobos to outperform chimpanzees on a cooperative task
    Brian Hare
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Curr Biol 17:619-23. 2007
    ..These results support the emotional-reactivity hypothesis. Selection on temperament may in part explain the variance in cooperative ability across species, including hominoids...
  6. ncbi request reprint Direct and indirect reputation formation in nonhuman great apes (Pan paniscus, Pan troglodytes, Gorilla gorilla, Pongo pygmaeus) and human children (Homo sapiens)
    Esther Herrmann
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    J Comp Psychol 127:63-75. 2013
    ..These studies show that the human ability to form direct and indirect reputation judgment is already present in young children and shared with at least some of the other great apes...
  7. doi request reprint Bonobos exhibit delayed development of social behavior and cognition relative to chimpanzees
    Victoria Wobber
    Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Curr Biol 20:226-30. 2010
    ..The results suggest that these social and cognitive differences between two closely related species result from evolutionary changes in brain development...
  8. doi request reprint The structure of individual differences in the cognitive abilities of children and chimpanzees
    Esther Herrmann
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Psychol Sci 21:102-10. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc Spontaneous altruism by chimpanzees and young children
    Felix Warneken
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS Biol 5:e184. 2007
    ..These results indicate that chimpanzees share crucial aspects of altruism with humans, suggesting that the roots of human altruism may go deeper than previous experimental evidence suggested...
  10. pmc Differences in the cognitive skills of bonobos and chimpanzees
    Esther Herrmann
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e12438. 2010
    ..These species differences support the role of ecological and socio-ecological pressures in shaping cognitive skills over relatively short periods of evolutionary time...
  11. ncbi request reprint The domestication of social cognition in dogs
    Brian Hare
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Science 298:1634-6. 2002
    ..These findings suggest that during the process of domestication, dogs have been selected for a set of social-cognitive abilities that enable them to communicate with humans in unique ways...
  12. ncbi request reprint Reliance on head versus eyes in the gaze following of great apes and human infants: the cooperative eye hypothesis
    Michael Tomasello
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    J Hum Evol 52:314-20. 2007
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  13. pmc Differential changes in steroid hormones before competition in bonobos and chimpanzees
    Victoria Wobber
    Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Peabody Museum, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:12457-62. 2010
    ..In turn, common selection pressures in human evolution may have acted on the psychology and the endocrinology of our competitive behavior...
  14. pmc Reaching around barriers: the performance of the great apes and 3-5-year-old children
    Petra H J M Vlamings
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig, Germany
    Anim Cogn 13:273-85. 2010
    ..In general, the performance of the older children was far from perfect and comparable to some of the nonhuman apes tested...
  15. doi request reprint A comparison of temperament in nonhuman apes and human infants
    Esther Herrmann
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Dev Sci 14:1393-405. 2011
    ..These findings also provide new insights into how species differences in ecology may shape differences in temperament...
  16. ncbi request reprint Chimpanzees recruit the best collaborators
    Alicia P Melis
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, D 04103, Germany
    Science 311:1297-300. 2006
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  17. ncbi request reprint Humans have evolved specialized skills of social cognition: the cultural intelligence hypothesis
    Esther Herrmann
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, D 04103, Germany
    Science 317:1360-6. 2007
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  18. pmc What's in it for me? Self-regard precludes altruism and spite in chimpanzees
    Keith Jensen
    The Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1013-21. 2006
    ..The main result across all studies was that chimpanzees made their choices based solely on personal gain, with no regard for the outcomes of a conspecific. These results raise questions about the origins of human cooperative behaviour...
  19. doi request reprint Different ontogenetic patterns of testosterone production reflect divergent male reproductive strategies in chimpanzees and bonobos
    Victoria Wobber
    Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, United States
    Physiol Behav 116:44-53. 2013
    ..Our data are therefore consistent with the hypothesis that the ontogenetic pattern of testosterone production can be subject to rapid evolutionary change, shifting in association with species differences in male reproductive strategy...
  20. ncbi request reprint 'Unwilling' versus 'unable': chimpanzees' understanding of human intentional action
    Josep Call
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Dev Sci 7:488-98. 2004
    ..experimenter These data together with other recent studies on chimpanzees' knowledge about others' visual perception show that chimpanzees know more about the intentional actions and perceptions of others than previously demonstrated..
  21. doi request reprint Testing the social dog hypothesis: are dogs also more skilled than chimpanzees in non-communicative social tasks?
    Victoria Wobber
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Behav Processes 81:423-8. 2009
    ..These results suggest that the dogs' sophisticated social skills in using human social cues may be relatively specialized as a result of domestication...
  22. doi request reprint Differences in the early cognitive development of children and great apes
    Victoria Wobber
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, William James Hall, 33 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA, 02138 Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
    Dev Psychobiol 56:547-73. 2014
    ..These results indicate key differences in the pattern and pace of cognitive development between humans and other apes, particularly in the early emergence of specific social cognitive capacities in humans...
  23. pmc Psychological health of orphan bonobos and chimpanzees in African sanctuaries
    Victoria Wobber
    Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e17147. 2011
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  24. doi request reprint Bonobos have a more human-like second-to-fourth finger length ratio (2D:4D) than chimpanzees: a hypothesized indication of lower prenatal androgens
    Matthew H McIntyre
    Department of Anthropology, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816, USA
    J Hum Evol 56:361-5. 2009
    ..We hypothesize that the species difference in 2D:4D between bonobos and chimpanzees suggests a possible role for early exposure to sex hormones in the development of behavioral differences between the two species...
  25. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary origins of human patience: temporal preferences in chimpanzees, bonobos, and human adults
    Alexandra G Rosati
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig D 04103, Germany
    Curr Biol 17:1663-8. 2007
    ..Moreover, the different levels of patience that humans exhibit might be driven by fundamental differences in the mechanisms representing biological versus abstract rewards...
  26. doi request reprint Great apes prefer cooked food
    Victoria Wobber
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Peabody Museum, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    J Hum Evol 55:340-8. 2008
    ..The results, therefore, challenge the hypothesis that the control of fire preceded cooking by a significant period...