A magazine for early-career social learning researchers
Author: Elisa Bandini
Elisa Bandini is a postdoctoral researcher at The University of Tübingen working on the cognitive mechanisms behind primate tool manufacture and use. Elisa combines her background in archaeology with current work in primatology and cultural evolution to examine the evolution of early hominin and other primate cognition and culture.
Elisa Bandini gives an overview of Davis et al., 2016, “Foundations of Cumulative Culture in Apes: Improved foraging efficiency through relinquishing and combining witnessed behaviours in chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)”