Claudio Tennie

Summary

Affiliation: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Untrained chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) fail to imitate novel actions
    Claudio Tennie
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e41548. 2012
  2. doi Cultural intelligence is key to explaining human tool use
    Claudio Tennie
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig 04013 Germany
    Behav Brain Sci 35:242-3. 2012
  3. doi Punishing for your own good: the case of reputation-based cooperation
    Claudio Tennie
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 04013 Leipzig, Germany
    Behav Brain Sci 35:40-1. 2012
  4. doi An experimental study of nettle feeding in captive gorillas
    Claudio Tennie
    Department of Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Am J Primatol 70:584-93. 2008
  5. pmc Ratcheting up the ratchet: on the evolution of cumulative culture
    Claudio Tennie
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:2405-15. 2009
  6. pmc Evidence for emulation in chimpanzees in social settings using the floating peanut task
    Claudio Tennie
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e10544. 2010
  7. doi Two-year-old children copy more reliably and more often than nonhuman great apes in multiple observational learning tasks
    Claudio Tennie
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Primates 51:337-51. 2010
  8. pmc Comparing the performances of apes (Gorilla gorilla, Pan troglodytes, Pongo pygmaeus) and human children (Homo sapiens) in the floating peanut task
    Daniel Hanus
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e19555. 2011
  9. ncbi Food washing and placer mining in captive great apes
    Matthias Allritz
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103, Leipzig, Germany
    Primates 54:361-70. 2013
  10. doi Reputation management in the age of the world-wide web
    Claudio Tennie
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Deutscher Platz 6, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Trends Cogn Sci 14:482-8. 2010

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. pmc Untrained chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) fail to imitate novel actions
    Claudio Tennie
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e41548. 2012
    ..e., different forms of emulation learning)...
  2. doi Cultural intelligence is key to explaining human tool use
    Claudio Tennie
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig 04013 Germany
    Behav Brain Sci 35:242-3. 2012
    ..Here we outline and defend the cultural intelligence (CI) hypothesis. In doing so, we critically re-examine the role of social transmission in explaining human tool use...
  3. doi Punishing for your own good: the case of reputation-based cooperation
    Claudio Tennie
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 04013 Leipzig, Germany
    Behav Brain Sci 35:40-1. 2012
    ..Additionally, no particular mechanism stands out in predicting an excess of punishment under constrained lab conditions...
  4. doi An experimental study of nettle feeding in captive gorillas
    Claudio Tennie
    Department of Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Am J Primatol 70:584-93. 2008
    ..e. single actions) of this complex skill may be owing to social learning, at the program level gorilla nettle feeding derives mostly from genetic predispositions and individual learning of plant affordances...
  5. pmc Ratcheting up the ratchet: on the evolution of cumulative culture
    Claudio Tennie
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:2405-15. 2009
    ..Together, these unique processes of social learning and cooperation lead to humans' unique form of cumulative cultural evolution...
  6. pmc Evidence for emulation in chimpanzees in social settings using the floating peanut task
    Claudio Tennie
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e10544. 2010
    ..In particular, two different mechanisms have been proposed: imitation and emulation. Previous studies have largely failed to control for social factors when these mechanisms were targeted...
  7. doi Two-year-old children copy more reliably and more often than nonhuman great apes in multiple observational learning tasks
    Claudio Tennie
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    Primates 51:337-51. 2010
    ..We found first trial evidence for observational learning of actions, goals, and results in children. Some copying was found for apes as well, but only if their performance was averaged across trials...
  8. pmc Comparing the performances of apes (Gorilla gorilla, Pan troglodytes, Pongo pygmaeus) and human children (Homo sapiens) in the floating peanut task
    Daniel Hanus
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e19555. 2011
    ..Within the oldest group (8 years), 58 percent of the children solved the problem, whereas in the youngest group (4 years), only 8 percent were able to find the solution...
  9. ncbi Food washing and placer mining in captive great apes
    Matthias Allritz
    Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, 04103, Leipzig, Germany
    Primates 54:361-70. 2013
    ..Several chimpanzees and orangutans also engaged in behaviors resembling wheat placer mining. ..
  10. doi Reputation management in the age of the world-wide web
    Claudio Tennie
    Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Department of Developmental and Comparative Psychology, Deutscher Platz 6, D 04103 Leipzig, Germany
    Trends Cogn Sci 14:482-8. 2010
    ..In this article, we bring together insights from different disciplines to throw new light onto the importance and scope of reputation management...