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  • The evolution of individual and cultural variation in social learning 

    Mesoudi, A; Chang, L; Dall, SRX; Thornton, A (Elsevier, 2016)
    It is often assumed in experiments and models that social learning abilities – how often individuals copy others, plus who and how they copy – are species-typical. Yet there is accruing evidence for systematic individual ...
  • An evolutionary ecology of individual differences 

    Dall, SRX; Bell, AM; Bolnick, DI; Ratnieks, FLW (2012)
    Individuals often differ in what they do. This has been recognised since antiquity. Nevertheless, the ecological and evolutionary significance of such variation is attracting widespread interest, which is burgeoning to an ...
  • Habitat stability, predation risk and ‘memory syndromes’ 

    Dalesman, S; Rendle, A; Dall, SRX (Nature Publishing Group, 2015-05-27)
    Habitat stability and predation pressure are thought to be major drivers in the evolutionary maintenance of behavioural syndromes, with trait covariance only occurring within specific habitats. However, animals also exhibit ...
  • Variation in Decision Making 

    Dall, SRX; Gosling, SD; Brown, GD; Dingemanse, N; Erev, I; Kocher, M; Schulz, L; Todd, PM; Weissing, FJ; Wolf, M (MIT Press, 2012)
    Variation in how organisms allocate their behavior over their lifetimes is key to determining Darwinian fitness, and thus the evolution of human and non-human decision making. In this chapter, we explore how decision making ...