Jean Baptiste Leca

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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. doi request reprint Complexity in object manipulation by Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata): a cross-sectional analysis of manual coordination in stone handling patterns
    Jean Baptiste Leca
    Section of Social Systems of Evolution, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan
    J Comp Psychol 125:61-71. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Development of sexual behavior in free-ranging female Japanese macaques
    Jean Baptiste Leca
    Department of Psychology, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, T1K 3M4, Alberta, Canada
    Dev Psychobiol 56:1199-213. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Male homosexual behavior in a free-ranging all-male group of Japanese macaques at minoo, Japan
    Jean Baptiste Leca
    Department of Psychology, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, AB, T1K 3M4, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 43:853-61. 2014
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications11

  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. doi request reprint Complexity in object manipulation by Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata): a cross-sectional analysis of manual coordination in stone handling patterns
    Jean Baptiste Leca
    Section of Social Systems of Evolution, Primate Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan
    J Comp Psychol 125:61-71. 2011
    ..Although some SH patterns represent a high degree of behavioral complexity, our results suggest that SH behavior is not as complex as tool-use or tool-manufacture in other nonhuman primates and hominids...
  3. ncbi request reprint Development of sexual behavior in free-ranging female Japanese macaques
    Jean Baptiste Leca
    Department of Psychology, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, T1K 3M4, Alberta, Canada
    Dev Psychobiol 56:1199-213. 2014
    ..2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Dev Psychobiol 56: 1199-1213, 2014. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Male homosexual behavior in a free-ranging all-male group of Japanese macaques at minoo, Japan
    Jean Baptiste Leca
    Department of Psychology, University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, AB, T1K 3M4, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 43:853-61. 2014
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  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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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