Brian Hare

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Can competitive paradigms increase the validity of experiments on primate social cognition?
    B Hare
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Anim Cogn 4:269-80. 2001
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Can competitive paradigms increase the validity of experiments on primate social cognition?
    B Hare
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Anim Cogn 4:269-80. 2001
    ..To evaluate this methodological prediction I review the literature on chimpanzee perspective-taking as a case study including several recent studies that include a competitive component in their experimental designs. ..
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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
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  9. 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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  10. 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
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  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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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  15. 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...
  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  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. 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...