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Publications

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On this page: Books and theme issues - General articles - Papers and book chapters - Theses - Commentaries - Supervised theses - Preprints


BOOKS AND THEME ISSUES

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[Phil Trans cover]Reader, S. M., Flynn, E., Morand-Ferron, J. & Laland, K. N., Eds. 2016. Innovation in Animals and Humans: Understanding the Origins and Development of Novel and Creative Behaviour. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, volume 371 (issue 1690).

 

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[Animal Innovation]Reader, S. M. & Laland, K. N., Eds. 2003. Animal Innovation. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Digital version: DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526223.001.0001
Print version available from OUP or other book sellers. 

Reviewed in Nature (2004, 427, p. 679), Animal Behaviour (2004, 67, p. 993-994), Trends in Cognitive Sciences (2004, 8, p. 98-99), Animal Welfare (2004, 13, p. 381-383), the ISBE Newsletter (2004, 16, p. 18-19), Folia Primatologica (2005, 76, p. 42-44), Primate Eye, and Biology and Philosophy (2006, 21, p. 135-141).

 

GENERAL ARTICLES

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Reader, S. M. 2004. Don't call me clever. New Scientist, 183 (2456), 34-37.

Cover story. See accompanying features in Spiegel Online (July 19, 2004), Heise Online (July 20, 2004), forskning.no (July 28, 2004), Dagbladet (July 28, 2004), Dagens Næringsliv (July 28, 2004), Aftenposten (July 29, 2004), Adresseavisen (July 29, 2004), Weekendavisen (August 15, 2004), De Morgen (September 16, 2004), Bionieuws (2004, 16, p.5), and on Radio New Zealand ('Ideas', November 14, 2004).

In 2011 our work on animal innovation was featured in a research report by information technology company Gartner, for their ‘Masters of Innovation’ series (subscription required).

PAPERS AND BOOK CHAPTERS

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Fox, J. A., Toure, M. W., Heckley, A., Fan, R., Reader, S. M. & Barrett, R. D. H. 2024. Insights into adaptive behavioural plasticity from the guppy model system. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 291, 20232625.

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Rawlings, B. S. & Reader, S. M. In press. What is innovation? A review of definitions, approaches and key questions in human and nonhuman innovation. In J. Tehrani, J. R. Kendal & R. L. Kendal (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Cultural Evolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

   
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Creighton, M. J. A., Luo, A. Q., Reader, S. M. & Mooers, A. O. 2023. Predictors of taxonomic splitting and its role in primate conservation. Animal Conservation, 26, 355-364.

   
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Fan, R., Reader, S. M.* & Sakata, J. T.* 2022. Alarm cues and alarmed conspecifics: Neural activity during social learning from different cues in Trinidadian guppies. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 289, 20220829. *Equal contributors. 

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Supplementary material

Data

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Reddon, A. R., Aubin-Horth, N. & Reader, S. M. 2022. Wild guppies from populations exposed to higher predation risk exhibit greater vasotocin brain gene expression. Journal of Zoology, 316, 118-127.

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Supplementary table

Data

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Toure, M. W. & Reader, S. M. 2022. Colour biases in learned foraging preferences in Trinidadian guppies. Ethology, 128, 49-60.

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Figshare data and code

Supplementary information

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Reddon, A. R., Ruberto, T. & Reader, S. M. 2022. Submission signals in animal groups. Behaviour, 159, 1-20.

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McGill repository PDF (direct download) 

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Creighton, M. J. A., Greenberg, D. A., Reader, S. M. & Mooers, A. O. 2021. The role of behavioural flexibility in primate diversification. Animal Behaviour, 180, 269-290.

 

Appendix (PDF)

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65 Sims, P. Q. & Reader, S. M. 2021. An investigation of population variation in maze exploration and its predictors in wild Trinidadian guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Behavioural Processes, 192, 104475. PDF Zenodo
64 Milham, M. P., et al. 2020. Accelerating the evolution of nonhuman primate neuroimaging. Neuron, 105, 600-603.

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Turner, S. E., Nakamichi, M., Nobuhara, T., Nobuhara, H. & Reader, S. M. 2018. Disability and dominance rank in adult female and male Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata). In: U. Kalbitzer & K. M. Jack (Eds.), Primate Life Histories, Sex Roles, and Adaptability: Essays in Honour of Linda M. Fedigan (pp. 133-155). Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

   
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Milham, M. P., et al. 2018. An open resource for non-human primate imaging. Neuron, 100, 61-74.

Featured in a Neuron preview by Vanduffel (‘The blind men and the elephant: The quest for open data repositories’).

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Reddon, A. R., Chouinard-Thuly, L., Leris, I. & Reader, S. M. 2018. Wild and laboratory exposure to cues of predation risk increases relative brain mass in male guppiesFunctional Ecology, 32, 1847-1856.

Featured by the British Ecological Society (June 5, 2018); 'Today', BBC Radio 4 (June 5, 2018); BBC Worldwide News (June 5, 2018), La Presse (June 10, 2018)

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Navarrete, A. F., Blezer, E. L. A., Pagnotta, M., de Viet, E. S. M., Todorov, O. S., Lindenfors, P., Laland, K. N. & Reader, S. M. 2018. Primate brain anatomy: New volumetric MRI measurements for neuroanatomical studiesBrain, Behavior and Evolution, 91, 1-9.

Please see the accompanying erratum

Selected as an Editor's Choice article.

PDF of article (open access)

PDF of erratum (open access)

Data homepage

59 Chouinard-Thuly, L., Reddon, A. R., Leris, I., Earley, R. L. & Reader, S. M. 2018. Developmental plasticity of the stress response in female but not male guppiesRoyal Society Open Science, 5, 172268. PDF (open access)
58 Street, S. E., Navarrete, A. F., Reader, S. M. & Laland, K. N. 2017. Coevolution of cultural intelligence, extended life history, sociality, and brain size in primatesProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 114, 7908–7914. PDF with correction (open access)
57 Cabrera-Álvarez, M.J., Swaney, W. T. & Reader, S. M. 2017. Forebrain activation during social exposure in wild-type guppiesPhysiology & Behavior, 182, 107-113.    
56 Chouinard-Thuly, L., Gierszewski, S., Rosenthal, G. G., Reader, S. M., Rieucau, G., Woo, K. L., Gerlai, R., Tedore, C., Ingley, S. J., Stowers, J. R., Frommen, J. G., Dolins, F. L. & Witte, K. 2017. Technical and conceptual considerations for using animated stimuli in studies of animal behaviorCurrent Zoology, 63, 5-19. PDF (open access)  
55 Jacquin, L., Dybwad, C., Rolshausen, G., Hendry, A. P. & Reader, S. M. 2017. Evolutionary and immediate effects of crude-oil pollution: depression of exploratory behaviour across populations of Trinidadian guppiesAnimal Cognition, 20, 97-108.    
54 Leris, I. & Reader, S. M. 2016. Age and early social environment influence guppy social learning propensitiesAnimal Behaviour, 120, 11-19.  
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Reader, S. M. 2016. Animal social learning: Associations and adaptationsF1000Research (Faculty Reviews), 5.

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52 Jacquin, L., Reader, S. M., Boniface, A., Mateluna, J., Patalas, I., Pérez-Jvostov, F. & Hendry, A. P. 2016. Parallel and non-parallel behavioural evolution in response to parasitism and predation in Trinidadian guppiesJournal of Evolutionary Biology, 29, 1406–1422.  
51 Navarrete, A. F., Reader, S. M., Street, S. E., Whalen, A. & Laland, K. N. 2016. The co-evolution of innovation and technical intelligence in primatesPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 371, 20150186.  

 

50 Reader, S. M., Morand-Ferron, J. & Flynn, E. 2016. Animal and human innovation: novel problems and novel solutionsPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 371, 20150182. PDF (open access)  
49 Dargent, F., Reddon, A. R., Swaney, W. T., Fussmann, G. F., Reader, S. M., Scott, M. E. & Forbes, M. R. 2015. Demasculinisation of male guppies increases resistance to a common and harmful ectoparasiteParasitology, 142: 1647-1655.  
48 Reader, S. M. 2015. Causes of individual differences in animal exploration and searchTopics in Cognitive Science, 7: 451-468. doi: 10.1111/tops.12148 PDF (free access)  
47 Swaney, W. T., Cabrera-Álvareza, M.J. & Reader, S. M. 2015. Behavioural responses of feral and domestic guppies (Poecilia reticulata) to predators and their cuesBehavioural Processes, 118, 42-46.    
46 Lindeyer, C. M., Langen, E. M. A., Swaney, W. T. & Reader, S. M. 2015. Nonapeptide influences on social behaviour: effects of vasotocin and isotocin on shoaling and interaction in zebrafishBehaviour, 152, 897-915. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1163/1568539X-00003261.    
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McCabe, C. M., Reader, S. M. & Nunn, C. L. 2015. Infectious disease, behavioural flexibility and the evolution of culture in primatesProceedings of the Royal Society B, 282, 20140862. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.0862.

Electronic Supplementary Material (ESM) and trees are available on the journal website. 

 

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MacLean, E. L., et al. 2014. The evolution of self-controlProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 111, E2140–E2148.

Featured in National Geographic Phenomena (April 22, 2014), The New York Times (April 28, 2014), and 'This Week in PNAS' (May 20, 2014). Recommended by Faculty of 1000.

PDF (free access)

ESM

Dataset

43 Toelch, U., Bruce, M. J., Newson, L., Richerson, P. J. & Reader, S. M. 2014. Individual consistency and flexibility in human social information useProceedings of the Royal Society B, 281, 20132864. PDF (free access) ESM
  Electronic Supplementary Material (ESM) is available on the journal website. 
42 Reader, S. M. 2014. Evolution of cognition. In: Oxford Bibliographies in Evolutionary Biology (Ed. by Losos, J. B.). New York: Oxford University Press.    
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Lefebvre, L., Reader, S. M. & Sol, D. 2013. Innovating innovation rate and its relationship with brains, ecology and general intelligenceBrain, Behavior and Evolution, 81, 143-145.

Invited Citation Classic essay to commemorate our 2004 paper.

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40 Lindeyer, C. M., Meaney, M. J. & Reader, S. M. 2013. Early maternal care predicts reliance on social learning about food in adult ratsDevelopmental Psychobiology, 55, 168-175.    
39 Goossens, B. M. A., van den Berg, L. M., Reader, S. M. & Sterck, E. H. M. 2012. An analysis of gaze following to a hidden location in long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis)Behaviour, 149, 1319-1337.    
38 Toelch, U., Bruce, M. J., Meeus, M. T. H. & Reader, S. M. 2011. Social performance cues induce behavioral flexibility in humansFrontiers in Psychology, 2, 160. Link (open access)  
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Reader, S. M., Hager, Y. & Laland, K. N. 2011. The evolution of primate general and cultural intelligencePhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 366, 1017-1027.

Electronic Supplementary Material (ESM) is available on the journal website. Data can be downloaded via the Dryad repository.

Part of a special issue of Philosophical Transactions entitled 'Culture Evolves'.

In the top 10 most cited articles in 2011 (third highest cited), Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.

Reprinted as: Reader, S. M., Hager, Y. & Laland, K. N. 2012. The evolution of primate general and cultural intelligence. In: Culture evolves (Ed. by Whiten, A., Hinde, R. A., Stringer, C. B. & Laland, K. N.), pp. 139-158. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 
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Mühlhoff, N., Stevens, J. R. & Reader, S. M. 2011. Spatial discounting of food and social rewards in guppies (Poecilia reticulata)Frontiers in Psychology, 2, 68.

Data are archived online as Electronic Supplementary Material or via the Dryad repository.

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35 Morand-Ferron, J., Doligez, B., Dall, S. R. X. & Reader, S. M. 2010. Social information use. In: Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, Volume 3 (Ed. by Breed, M. D. & Moore, J.), pp. 242-250. Oxford: Academic Press.    
34 Laland, K. N. & Reader, S. M. 2010. Innovation in animals. In: Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, Volume 2 (Ed. by Breed, M. D. & Moore, J.), pp. 150-154. Oxford: Academic Press.    
33 Toelch, U., Bruce, M. J., Meeus, M. T. H. & Reader, S. M. 2010. Humans copy rapidly increasing choices in a multiarmed bandit problemEvolution and Human Behavior, 31, 326-333.    
32 Reader, S. M. & Biro, D. 2010. Experimental identification of social learning in wild animalsLearning & Behavior, 38, 265-283.    
31 Lindeyer, C. M. & Reader, S. M. 2010. Social learning of escape routes in zebrafish and the stability of behavioural traditionsAnimal Behaviour, 79, 827-834.    
30 Laland, K. N. & Reader, S. M. 2010. Comparative perspectives on human innovation. In: Innovation in Cultural Systems: Contributions from Evolutionary Anthropology (Ed. by O'Brien, M. J. & Shennan, S. J.), pp. 37-51. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.    
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González-Lagos, C., Sol, D. & Reader, S. M. 2010. Large-brained mammals live longerJournal of Evolutionary Biology, 23, 1064-1074.

See accompanying podcast on scientificamerican.com (July 18, 2010) and features on ScienceDaily (July 15, 2010), radio-canada.ca (July 20, 2010) and forskning.no (July 26, 2010).

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28 Toelch, U., van Delft, M. J., Bruce, M. J., Donders, R., Meeus, M. T. H. & Reader, S. M. 2009. Decreased environmental variability induces a bias for social information use in humansEvolution and Human Behavior, 30, 32-40.    
27 Sol, D., Bacher, S., Reader, S. M. & Lefebvre, L. 2008. Brain size predicts the success of mammal species introduced into novel environmentsThe American Naturalist, 172, S63-S71. PDF or McGill Repository PDF  
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Reader, S. M., Bruce, M. J. & Rebers, S. 2008. Social learning of route preferences in adult humansBiology Letters, 4, 37-40.

See accompanying feature in The Daily Telegraph (2007, December 12, p.3)

   
25 Goossens, B. M. A., Dekleva, M., Reader, S. M., Sterck, E. H. M. & Bolhuis, J. J. 2008. Gaze following in monkeys is modulated by observed facial expressionsAnimal Behaviour, 75, 1673-1681.    
24 Boogert, N. J., Reader, S. M., Hoppitt, W. & Laland, K. N. 2008. The origin and spread of innovations in starlingsAnimal Behaviour, 75, 1509-1518.    
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Réale, D., Reader, S. M., Sol, D., McDougall, P. T. & Dingemanse, N. J. 2007. Integrating animal temperament within ecology and evolutionBiological Reviews, 82, 291-318.

Now cited over 2500 times on Google Scholar and 1500 times on WoS! Third most cited article in Biological Reviews. 

Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
22 Reader, S. M. 2006. Brain size in primates as a function of behavioral innovation. In: Evolution of Nervous Systems Volume 4: Primates (Ed. by Preuss, T. M.), pp. 261-265. Oxford: Academic Press. Online via ScienceDirect  
21 McDougall, P. T., Réale, D., Sol, D. & Reader, S. M. 2006. Wildlife conservation and animal temperament: causes and consequences of evolutionary change for captive, reintroduced, and wild populationsAnimal Conservation, 9, 39-48 Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
20 Lefebvre, L., Reader, S. M. & Boire, D. 2006. The evolution of encephalization. In: Evolution of Nervous Systems Volume 1: Theories, Development, Invertebrates (Ed. by Striedter, G. F. & Rubenstein, J. L. R.), pp. 121-141. Oxford: Academic Press. Online via ScienceDirect  
19 Boogert, N. J., Reader, S. M. & Laland, K. N. 2006. The relation between social rank, neophobia and individual learning in starlingsAnimal Behaviour, 72, 1229-1239. Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
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Morand-Ferron, J., Lefebvre, L., Reader, S. M., Sol, D. & Elvin, S. 2004. Dunking behaviour in Carib grackles. Animal Behaviour, 68, 1267-1274.

See accompanying feature in Nature Australia (2005, 28 (5), p.16).

Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
17 Reader, S. M. 2004. Distinguishing social and asocial learning using diffusion dynamicsLearning & Behavior, 32, 90-104. PDF or Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
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Lefebvre, L., Reader, S. M. & Sol, D. 2004. Brains, innovations and evolution in birds and primatesBrain, Behavior and Evolution, 63, 233-246.

Reprinted in 'Animal Behaviour', Sage Publications 2010 (pp. 89-112, volume 4)

Selected as a 'Citation Classic' by Brain, Behavior and Evolution: click here for our essay on the background to this article.

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15 Reader, S. M. 2003. Innovation and social learning: Individual variation and brain evolutionAnimal Biology, 53, 147-158. PDF or Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
14 Reader, S. M., Kendal, J. R. & Laland, K. N. 2003. Social learning of foraging sites and escape routes in wild Trinidadian guppiesAnimal Behaviour, 66, 729-739. Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
13 Reader, S. M. & Laland, K. N. 2003. Animal innovation: an introduction. In: Animal Innovation (Ed. by S. M. Reader & K. N. Laland), pp. 3-35. Oxford: Oxford University Press.    
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Reader, S. M. & MacDonald, K. 2003. Environmental variability and primate behavioural flexibility. In: Animal Innovation (Ed. by S.M. Reader & K. N. Laland), pp. 83-116. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

The appendix of brain component volumes is available here (PDF file).

  Appendix of brain component volumes
11 Reader, S. M. 2003. Relative brain size and the distribution of innovation and social learning across the nonhuman primates. In: The Biology of Traditions: Models and Evidence (Ed. by D. M. Fragaszy & S. Perry), pp. 56-93. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. PDF or Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
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Reader, S. M. & Laland, K. N. 2002. Social intelligence, innovation and enhanced brain size in primatesProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 99, 4436-4441.

Cover story. See accompanying features in New Scientist (2002, March 16, p.11), Science News (2002, 161, p.166), The Japan Times (March 14, 2002), Current Anthropology (2003, 44, p. 151), and the commentary by Seyfarth & Cheney in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (What are big brains for? PNAS, 99, p. 4141-4142).

PDF (free access) or Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository

Dataset - see Reader et al. 2011

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Reader, S. M., Morand-Ferron, J., Côté, I. & Lefebvre, L. 2002. Unusual feeding behaviors in five species of Barbadian birdsEl Pitirre, 15, 117-123.

(El Pitirre is now the Journal of Caribbean Ornithology)

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8 Reader, S. M., Nover, D. & Lefebvre, L. 2002. Locale-specific sugar packet opening by Lesser Antillean bullfinches in BarbadosJournal of Field Ornithology, 73, 82-85. Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
7 Day, R. L., MacDonald, T., Brown, C., Laland, K. N. & Reader, S. M. 2001. Interactions between shoal size and conformity in guppy social foragingAnimal Behaviour, 62, 917-925. Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
6 Lefebvre, L., Reader, S. M. & Webster, S. J. 2001. Novel food use by Gray Kingbirds and Red-necked Pigeons in Barbados. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club, 121, 247-249. Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
5 Reader, S. M. & Laland, K. N. 2001. Primate innovation: sex, age and social rank differencesInternational Journal of Primatology, 22, 787-805. Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
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Reader, S. M. & Laland, K. N. 2000. Diffusion of foraging innovations in the guppyAnimal Behaviour, 60, 175-180.

See accompanying feature in BBC Wildlife magazine (2001, 19(1), 22).

Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
3 Reader, S. M. & Laland, K. N. 1999. Do animals have memes? Journal of Memetics, 3(2), 100-108. Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
2 Laland, K. N. & Reader, S. M. 1999b. Foraging innovation is inversely related to competitive ability in male but not in female guppiesBehavioral Ecology, 10, 270-274.

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Laland, K. N. & Reader, S. M. 1999a. Foraging innovation in the guppyAnimal Behaviour, 57, 331-340.

See accompanying features in Nature (1999, 398, 111) and Science News (1999, 155, 364-366).

Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  

THESES

1 Reader, S. M. 2000. Social Learning and Innovation: Individual Differences, Diffusion Dynamics and Evolutionary Issues. Unpublished PhD Thesis, University of Cambridge.

BOOK REVIEWS AND COMMENTARIES

   

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DATA & EXTRAS

K Chouinard-Thuly, L. & Reader, S. M. 2015. Does all teaching rest on evolved traits? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 38, 20-22. doi: doi:10.1017/S0140525X14000764 PDF  
J Reader, S. M. 2014. Experiential effects on mirror systems and social learning: Implications for social intelligenceBehavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 217-218. PDF  
I Reader, S. M. & Leris, I. 2014. What shapes social decision making? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 37, 96-97. PDF  
H Reader, S. M. & Hrotic, S. M. 2012. The limits of chimpanzee-human comparisons for understanding human cognitionBehavioral and Brain Sciences, 30, 238-239. PDF  
G Reader, S. M. 2007. Environmentally invoked innovation and cognition. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 30, 420-421. PDF  
F Reader, S. M. 2006. Evo-devo, modularity, and evolvability: Insights for cultural evolution. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 29, 361-362. PDF or Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
E Reader, S. M., Sol, D. & Lefebvre, L. 2005. Comparing cognition across speciesTrends in Cognitive Sciences, 9, 411. Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
D Reader, S. M. 2004. Review of Dingemanse N.J. 2003: Natural selection and avian personality in a fluctuating environment. Ardea, 92, 265-266. Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
C Reader, S. M. 2004. Comment on 'The invention of technology: Prehistory and cognition'. Current Anthropology, 45, 154-155.    
B Reader, S. M. & Lefebvre, L. 2001. Social learning and sociality. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 24(2), 353-355. PDF or Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  
A Reader, S. M. 2001. The nature of the memetic beast. Review of Darwinizing culture: the status of memetics as a science (edited by R. Aunger, Oxford University Press, 2000). Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 5, 365-366. Open access PDF via Utrecht University Repository  

SUPERVISED AND CO-SUPERVISED Ph.D./M.Sc THESES

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Toure, M. W. 2021. Learning and exploration in the Trinidadian guppy: investigations into plasticity and constraints. M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Canada.

Link to access: https://escholarship.mcgill.ca/concern/theses/qb98mm18q

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Fan, R. 2020. Alarm cues and alarmed conspecifics: Neural correlates of learning from others about novel threats in the Trinidadian guppy. M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Canada.

Link to access: https://escholarship.mcgill.ca/concern/theses/mp48sj55c

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Creighton, M. J. A. 2020. Determinants of primate diversity with implications for comparative biology and conservation. M.Sc. thesis, McGill University, Canada.

Link to access: https://escholarship.mcgill.ca/concern/theses/df65vd44g

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Sims, P. Q. 2020. Behavioural innovation: Sources and predictors of intraspecific variation in Trinidadian guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Ph.D. thesis, McGill University, Canada.

Link to access: https://escholarship.mcgill.ca/concern/theses/9z903472r

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Vassileva, I. 2019. Assessing flexibility in shoaling and learning in the Trinidadian guppy, McGill University. 

Link to access: https://escholarship.mcgill.ca/concern/theses/t148fn491 

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Cabrera-Álvarez, M. J. 2018. Neural mechanisms of social behaviour and social information use in guppies (Poecilia reticulata). Ph.D. thesis, McGill University, Canada.

Link to access: https://escholarship.mcgill.ca/concern/theses/pk02cd154 
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Chouinard-Thuly, L. 2018. Phenotypic plasticity in social information use and stress responses in Trinidadian guppies. Ph.D. thesis, McGill University, Canada. 

Link to access: https://escholarship.mcgill.ca/concern/theses/2v23vw33n 

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Leris, I. 2016. Early environment and the development of social behaviours in the Trinidadian guppy, Poecilia reticulata. Ph.D. thesis, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

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Lindeijer, C. M. 2012. A neurobehavioural analysis of social behaviour and learning in fish and mammals. Ph.D. thesis, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

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Goossens, B. M. A. 2008. There is more to gaze than meets the eye: How animals perceive the visual behaviour of others. Ph.D. thesis, Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

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PREPRINTS

3 Creighton, M. J. A., Luo, A. Q., Reader, S. M. & Mooers, A. O. 2021. Predictors of taxonomic inflation and its role in primate conservationbioRxiv, 2021.09.10.459781.
 
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Creighton, M. J. A., Greenberg, D. A., Reader, S. M. & Mooers, A. O. 2021. The role of behavioural flexibility in primate diversification. bioRxiv, 2020.10.15.341859.

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Chouinard-Thuly, L. & Reader, S. M. 2019. Population differences in how wild Trinidadian guppies use social information and socially learn. bioRxiv, 786772.

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