Shinya Yamamoto

Summary

Affiliation: Kyoto University
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. pmc Chimpanzees' flexible targeted helping based on an understanding of conspecifics' goals
    Shinya Yamamoto
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi 4848506, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:3588-92. 2012
  2. doi Invention and modification of a new tool use behavior: ant-fishing in trees by a wild chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus) at Bossou, Guinea
    Shinya Yamamoto
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    Am J Primatol 70:699-702. 2008
  3. doi Do chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) spontaneously take turns in a reciprocal cooperation task?
    Shinya Yamamoto
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Aichi, Japan
    J Comp Psychol 123:242-9. 2009
  4. pmc Chimpanzees help each other upon request
    Shinya Yamamoto
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    PLoS ONE 4:e7416. 2009
  5. pmc Basis for cumulative cultural evolution in chimpanzees: social learning of a more efficient tool-use technique
    Shinya Yamamoto
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e55768. 2013
  6. doi Token transfer between mother and offspring chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): mother-offspring interaction in a competitive situation
    Masayuki Tanaka
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Anim Cogn 12:S19-26. 2009

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Chimpanzees' flexible targeted helping based on an understanding of conspecifics' goals
    Shinya Yamamoto
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi 4848506, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:3588-92. 2012
    ..However, they will seldom help others without direct request for help...
  2. doi Invention and modification of a new tool use behavior: ant-fishing in trees by a wild chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus) at Bossou, Guinea
    Shinya Yamamoto
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    Am J Primatol 70:699-702. 2008
    ..This observation is a rare example of innovation in the wild and does provide insights into problem-solving and learning processes in chimpanzees...
  3. doi Do chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) spontaneously take turns in a reciprocal cooperation task?
    Shinya Yamamoto
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Aichi, Japan
    J Comp Psychol 123:242-9. 2009
    ..These findings suggest that there is some difficulty in the occurrence of reciprocal cooperation in chimpanzees. Chimpanzees, differently from humans, might play a donor's role only on the partner's request, but not spontaneously...
  4. pmc Chimpanzees help each other upon request
    Shinya Yamamoto
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    PLoS ONE 4:e7416. 2009
    ..In the present study, we investigated the importance of communicative interactions between chimpanzees themselves and the influence of conspecific partner's request on chimpanzees' targeted helping...
  5. pmc Basis for cumulative cultural evolution in chimpanzees: social learning of a more efficient tool-use technique
    Shinya Yamamoto
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Inuyama, Aichi, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e55768. 2013
    ..This study presents the first experimental evidence for chimpanzees' social transmission of a more efficient tool-use technique invented by a conspecific group member...
  6. doi Token transfer between mother and offspring chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): mother-offspring interaction in a competitive situation
    Masayuki Tanaka
    Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
    Anim Cogn 12:S19-26. 2009
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