Primate datasets


Data from: Reader, S. M., Hager, Y. & Laland, K. N. 2011. The evolution of primate general and cultural intelligence. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 366, 1017-1027.

The following files are available:
- Electronic Supplementary Material: ESM
- Dataset: Data_ReaderHagerLalandPhilTrans2011.csv. (Uploaded: 08-11-2012). This file also includes the Reader & Laland (2002) dataset.
- ReadMe file to accompany dataset: ReadMe_ReaderHagerLalandPhilTrans2011.txt. (Uploaded: 08-11-2012).

[dryad button] These data are also archived online in the Dryad repository: http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.t0q94

Further descriptions of the approach taken are available in Reader & MacDonald (2003), Reader & Laland (2002) and Reader & Laland (2001). The Reader et al (2011) dataset builds on the Reader & Laland (2002) dataset.

 

Data from: 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 following files are available:
- Appendix of brain component volumes: PDF.
- Behavioural and research effort data: an updated dataset is available with the Reader et al (2011) dataset above.

 

Data from: Reader, S. M. & Laland, K. N. 2002. Social intelligence, innovation and enhanced brain size in primates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 99, 4436-4441.

The following files are available:
- Behavioural and research effort data: available with the Reader et al (2011) dataset above. Note that the 2011 dataset expands on the 2002 dataset, as well as adding additional measures.