Michael A Huffman

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Affiliation: Kyoto University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A new case of fish-eating in Japanese macaques: implications for social constraints on the diffusion of feeding innovation
    Jean Baptiste Leca
    Equipe d Ethologie des Primates, Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curier, Department Ecologie, Physiologie et Ethologie, Strasbourg, France
    Am J Primatol 69:821-8. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of maternal style on infant behavior in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata)
    Massimo Bardi
    Department of Ethology, Ecology and Evolution, University of Pisa, Via S Maria 55, S6126 Pisa PI, Italy
    Dev Psychobiol 41:364-72. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Animal self-medication and ethno-medicine: exploration and exploitation of the medicinal properties of plants
    Michael A Huffman
    Section of Ecology, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, 41 2 Kanrin, Inuyama Aichi 484 8506, Japan
    Proc Nutr Soc 62:371-81. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint An experimental study of leaf swallowing in captive chimpanzees: insights into the origin of a self-medicative behavior and the role of social learning
    Michael A Huffman
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, 41 2 Kanrin, Inuyama, Aichi 484 8506, Japan
    Primates 45:113-8. 2004
  5. doi request reprint Leaf swallowing behavior in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): biased learning and the emergence of group level cultural differences
    Michael A Huffman
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi 484 8506, Japan
    Anim Cogn 13:871-80. 2010
  6. doi request reprint The effect of urban and rural habitats and resource type on activity budgets of commensal rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) in Bangladesh
    M Firoj Jaman
    Department of Ecology and Social Behavior, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    Primates 54:49-59. 2013
  7. pmc Monkeys in the middle: parasite transmission through the social network of a wild primate
    Andrew J J MacIntosh
    Center for International Collaboration and Advanced Studies in Primatology, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e51144. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Enclosure environment affects the activity budgets of captive Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata)
    M Firoj Jaman
    Department of Ecology and Social Behavior, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Japan
    Am J Primatol 70:1133-44. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Principles and levels of laterality in unimanual and bimanual stone handling patterns by Japanese macaques
    Jean Baptiste Leca
    Section of Social Systems Evolution, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    J Hum Evol 58:155-65. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of stone handling behavior in two macaque species: implications for the role of phylogeny and environment in primate cultural variation
    Charmalie A D Nahallage
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Japan
    Am J Primatol 70:1124-32. 2008

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Publications34

  1. ncbi request reprint A new case of fish-eating in Japanese macaques: implications for social constraints on the diffusion of feeding innovation
    Jean Baptiste Leca
    Equipe d Ethologie des Primates, Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curier, Department Ecologie, Physiologie et Ethologie, Strasbourg, France
    Am J Primatol 69:821-8. 2007
    ..This report should contribute to a better understanding of how social features may constrain the long-term diffusion of feeding innovations in free-ranging primate groups...
  2. ncbi request reprint Effects of maternal style on infant behavior in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata)
    Massimo Bardi
    Department of Ethology, Ecology and Evolution, University of Pisa, Via S Maria 55, S6126 Pisa PI, Italy
    Dev Psychobiol 41:364-72. 2002
    ..That is, rejection promotes independence whereas protectiveness delays it...
  3. ncbi request reprint Animal self-medication and ethno-medicine: exploration and exploitation of the medicinal properties of plants
    Michael A Huffman
    Section of Ecology, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, 41 2 Kanrin, Inuyama Aichi 484 8506, Japan
    Proc Nutr Soc 62:371-81. 2003
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  4. ncbi request reprint An experimental study of leaf swallowing in captive chimpanzees: insights into the origin of a self-medicative behavior and the role of social learning
    Michael A Huffman
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, 41 2 Kanrin, Inuyama, Aichi 484 8506, Japan
    Primates 45:113-8. 2004
    ..This study provides support for the hypothesis that leaf swallowing originated in the wild from opportunistic feeding behavior and was later passed down in the form of a self-medicative behavioral tradition...
  5. doi request reprint Leaf swallowing behavior in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): biased learning and the emergence of group level cultural differences
    Michael A Huffman
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi 484 8506, Japan
    Anim Cogn 13:871-80. 2010
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  6. doi request reprint The effect of urban and rural habitats and resource type on activity budgets of commensal rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta) in Bangladesh
    M Firoj Jaman
    Department of Ecology and Social Behavior, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    Primates 54:49-59. 2013
    ..Commensal rhesus macaques show a high degree of behavioral flexibility in response to habitat and resource variability, and knowledge of these differences is important for the conservation and management of highly commensal primates...
  7. pmc Monkeys in the middle: parasite transmission through the social network of a wild primate
    Andrew J J MacIntosh
    Center for International Collaboration and Advanced Studies in Primatology, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    PLoS ONE 7:e51144. 2012
    ..Thus, socially mediated exposure appears to be important for direct transmission of nematode parasites, lending support to the idea that a classical fitness trade-off inherent to living in groups can exist...
  8. doi request reprint Enclosure environment affects the activity budgets of captive Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata)
    M Firoj Jaman
    Department of Ecology and Social Behavior, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Japan
    Am J Primatol 70:1133-44. 2008
    ..These results have important implications for the enrichment of captive primates and our understanding of the maintenance of activity patterns by primates in the wild...
  9. doi request reprint Principles and levels of laterality in unimanual and bimanual stone handling patterns by Japanese macaques
    Jean Baptiste Leca
    Section of Social Systems Evolution, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    J Hum Evol 58:155-65. 2010
    ..We discuss the implications of our findings for the evolution of manual preferences in noninstrumental object manipulation versus stone tool use in nonhuman primates and hominins...
  10. doi request reprint Comparison of stone handling behavior in two macaque species: implications for the role of phylogeny and environment in primate cultural variation
    Charmalie A D Nahallage
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Japan
    Am J Primatol 70:1124-32. 2008
    ..Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p 267-296] that an interactive triad of phylogenetic, environmental and social factors can be responsible for the formation of cultural variation in primates...
  11. doi request reprint Parasite transmission risk from geophagic and foraging behavior in chacma baboons
    Paula A Pebsworth
    Section of Social Systems Evolution, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Japan
    Am J Primatol 74:940-7. 2012
    ..Whether geophagy benefits outweigh the potential cost of parasite reinfection for this baboon troop is unknown, so we encourage future research on the influence that host foraging behavior may have on parasite reinfection...
  12. doi request reprint Geophagy in chacma baboons: patterns of soil consumption by age class, sex, and reproductive state
    Paula A Pebsworth
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan
    Am J Primatol 74:48-57. 2012
    ..Based on analytical results, the soils consumed would be effective at alleviating gastrointestinal distress and possibly supplementing minerals for all age/sex classes, but potentially for different age/sex requirements...
  13. doi request reprint Stone-throwing by Japanese macaques: form and functional aspects of a group-specific behavioral tradition
    Jean Baptiste Leca
    Section of Social Systems Evolution, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, 41 2 Kanrin, Inuyama, Aichi 484 8506, Japan
    J Hum Evol 55:989-98. 2008
    ..This first report of a stone-tool-use tradition in Japanese macaques is of direct relevance to the question of the evolution of stone technology in hominids...
  14. doi request reprint The first case of dental flossing by a Japanese macaque (Macaca fuscata): implications for the determinants of behavioral innovation and the constraints on social transmission
    Jean Baptiste Leca
    Section of Social Systems Evolution, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, 41 2 Kanrin, Inuyama, Aichi, 484 8506, Japan
    Primates 51:13-22. 2010
    ..Identifying the determinants of innovations and the constraints on their diffusion within social groups of non-human primates is of special interest to understanding cultural evolution...
  15. doi request reprint Evaluating home range techniques: use of Global Positioning System (GPS) collar data from chacma baboons
    Paula A Pebsworth
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    Primates 53:345-55. 2012
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  16. doi request reprint Age class differences in the feeding behavior of captive Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscataia) in the forested and nonvegetated enclosure groups
    M Firoj Jaman
    Department of Ecology and Social Behavior, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    Zoo Biol 30:260-74. 2011
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  17. pmc Fractal analysis of behaviour in a wild primate: behavioural complexity in health and disease
    Andrew J J MacIntosh
    Department of Ecology and Social Behaviour, Kyoto University Primate Research Institute, 41 2 Kanrin, Inuyama, 484 8506 Aichi, Japan
    J R Soc Interface 8:1497-509. 2011
    ..We argue that a reduction in complexity in animal behaviour characterizes individuals in impaired or 'stressed' states, and may have consequences if animals cannot cope with heterogeneity in their natural habitats...
  18. doi request reprint The influence of age and season on fecal dehydroepiandrosterone-sulfate (DHEAS) concentrations in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata)
    Rafaela Sayuri Cicalise Takeshita
    Department of Ecology and Social Behavior, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan Electronic address
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 191:39-43. 2013
    ..Neonatal macaques had the highest DHEAS concentrations of all age groups. We suggest that elevated neonatal DHEAS is possibly a residue from fetal adrenal secretion and that, as in humans, it might assist in neurobiological development. ..
  19. doi request reprint Food provisioning and stone handling tradition in Japanese macaques: a comparative study of ten troops
    Jean Baptiste Leca
    Section of Social System Evolution, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    Am J Primatol 70:803-13. 2008
    ..Food provisioning may be a key factor in the innovation and transformation phases of the SH tradition in Japanese macaques...
  20. doi request reprint Host age, sex, and reproductive seasonality affect nematode parasitism in wild Japanese macaques
    Andrew J J MacIntosh
    Department of Ecology and Social Behavior, Kyoto University Primate Research Institute, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    Primates 51:353-64. 2010
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  21. ncbi request reprint Age-specific functions of stone handling, a solitary-object play behavior, in Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata)
    Charmalie A D Nahallage
    Section of Ecology, Department of Ecology and Social Behavior, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    Am J Primatol 69:267-81. 2007
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  22. pmc Soil Consumed by Chacma Baboons is Low in Bioavailable Iron and High in Clay
    Paula A Pebsworth
    Section of Social Systems Evolution, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Japan
    J Chem Ecol 39:447-9. 2013
    ..This study demonstrates that more research on bioavailability and clay composition is needed to determine the role geophagy plays in health maintenance...
  23. ncbi request reprint Extraordinarily low bone mineral density in an old female chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) from the Mahale Mountains National Park
    Harumoto Gunji
    Japan Monkey Centre, Inuyama, Aichi 484 0081, Japan
    Primates 44:145-9. 2003
    ..Posture, locomotion, and trunk-sacral anatomy of chimpanzees may have prevented fractures in Wansombo, whose BMD was below human osteoporosis criteria...
  24. ncbi request reprint Peripartum cortisol levels and mother-infant interactions in Japanese macaques
    Massimo Bardi
    Department of Ecology and Social Behavior, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi 484 8506, Japan
    Am J Phys Anthropol 120:298-304. 2003
    ..Only when cortisol is high relative to estradiol could it be symptomatic of a possible negative feedback response involving stress, adrenal activity, and the ability of mothers to cope with the additional problems imposed by newborns...
  25. pmc Molecular ecology and natural history of simian foamy virus infection in wild-living chimpanzees
    Weimin Liu
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America
    PLoS Pathog 4:e1000097. 2008
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  26. ncbi request reprint Increase in tannin consumption by sifaka ( Propithecus verreauxi verreauxi) females during the birth season: a case for self-medication in prosimians?
    Valentina Carrai
    Department of Ethology, Ecology, Evolution, University of Pisa, Italy
    Primates 44:61-6. 2003
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  27. ncbi request reprint Differences in the endocrine and behavioral profiles during the peripartum period in macaques
    Massimo Bardi
    Department of Comparative Medicine, Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research, P O Box 760549, San Antonio, TX 78245 0549, USA
    Physiol Behav 80:185-94. 2003
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  28. ncbi request reprint Descriptive urological record of chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) in the wild and limitations associated with using multi-reagent dipstick test strips
    Taranjit Kaur
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Med Primatol 33:187-96. 2004
    ..However, if combined with other diagnostics it could prove to be a valuable health-monitoring tool. Limitations associated with this methodology need to be considered when interpreting urinary dipstick test results...
  29. ncbi request reprint Maternal behavior and maternal stress are associated with infant behavioral development in macaques
    Massimo Bardi
    Department of Ethology, Ecology, Evolution, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    Dev Psychobiol 48:1-9. 2006
    ..We also provided a working hypothesis regarding maternal behavior and maternal stress as factors playing unique roles in different components of infant behavioral development...
  30. ncbi request reprint Bioactive properties of plant species ingested by chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) in the Kibale National Park, Uganda
    Sabrina Krief
    ICSN, CNRS, Gif sur Yvette, France
    Am J Primatol 68:51-71. 2006
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  31. ncbi request reprint Morphology of chimpanzee pinworms, Enterobius (Enterobius) anthropopitheci (Gedoelst, 1916) (Nematoda: Oxyuridae), collected from chimpanzees, Pan troglodytes, on Rubondo Island, Tanzania
    Hideo Hasegawa
    Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Hasama, Japan
    J Parasitol 91:1314-7. 2005
    ..Morphological comparison is made between the present and previous descriptions...
  32. ncbi request reprint Age-related differences in the performance, diffusion, and maintenance of stone handling, a behavioral tradition in Japanese macaques
    Jean Baptiste Leca
    Equipe d Ethologie des Primates, Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curien, Departement Ecologie, Physiologie et Ethologie, UMR 7178 CNRS ULP, 23 rue Becquerel, 67087 Strasbourg, France
    J Hum Evol 53:691-708. 2007
    ..Our findings urge the use of an inter-populational comparative approach based on multivariate analyses when addressing the question of the evolution of behavioral traditions in primate and human populations...
  33. ncbi request reprint Of stones and monkeys: testing ecological constraints on stone handling, a behavioral tradition in Japanese macaques
    Jean Baptiste Leca
    Equipe d Ethologie des Primates, Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curien, Departement Ecologie, Physiologie et Ethologie, UMR 7178 CNRS ULP, 67087 Strasbourg, France
    Am J Phys Anthropol 135:233-44. 2008
    ..Am J Phys Anthropol, 2008. (c) 2007 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  34. doi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of fatal respiratory outbreaks and detection of a human-related metapneumovirus in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) at Mahale Mountains National Park, Western Tanzania
    Taranjit Kaur
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Am J Primatol 70:755-65. 2008
    ..In addition, descriptive epidemiology should be a major component of disease outbreak investigations...