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Tennie, C.;  O’Malley, R.C. & Gilby, I.C. (2014). Why do chimpanzees hunt? Considering the benefits and costs of acquiring and consuming vertebrate versus invertebrate prey. Journal of Human Evolution. Online First.
 
Tennie, C.; Braun, D. R. & McPherron, S. P. (in press). The Island Test for Cumulative Culture in Paleolithic Cultures.
 
Mesoudi, A.; Laland, K.N.; Boyd, R.; Buchanan, B.; Flynn, E.; McCauley, R.N.; Renn, J.; Reyes- Garcia, V.; Shennan, S.J.; Stout, D. & Tennie, C. (2012). The cultural evolution of technology and science. Cultural Evolution, a Strungmann Forum Report. Ed.: M.H. Christiansen and P.J. Richerson. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Find your personal copy here.
 
Menzel, C.; Fowler, A.; Tennie, C. & Call, J. (2013). Leaf surface roughness elicits leaf swallowing behavior in captive chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and bonobos (P. paniscus), but not in gorillas (Gorilla gorilla) or orangutans (Pongo abelii). International Journal of Primatology. 34, 533-553.
 
Allritz, M.; Tennie, C. & Call, J. (2013). Food washing and placer mining in captive great apes. Primates. 54, 361-370.
 
Tomasello, M.; Melis, A.; Tennie, C.; Wyman, E. & Herrmann, E. (2012). Two key steps in the evolution of human cooperation: the interdependence hypothesis. Current Anthropology. 53, 673-692. This paper is "open access" - so you can download it cost-free from the journal's website.
 
Tennie, C.; Call, J.; Tomasello, M. (2012). Untrained Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) Fail to Imitate Novel Actions. PLoS ONE. 7, e41548. This paper is "open access" - so you can download it cost-free from the journal's website.
 
Pradhan, G. R.; Tennie, C. & van Schaik, C. (2012). Social organization and the evolution of cumulative technology in apes and hominins. Journal of Human Evolution. 63, 180-190.
 
Tennie, C. & Over, H. (2012). Cultural intelligence is key to explaining human tool use. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 35, 242-243. Find your personal copy here.
 
Acerbi, A., Jacquet, P. O., Tennie, C. (2012). Behavioral constraints and the evolution of faithful social learning. Current Zoology. 58, 307-318. This paper is "open access" - so you can download it cost-free from the journal's website.
 
Tennie, C. (2012). Punishing for your own good: the case of reputation based cooperation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 35, 40-41. Find your personal copy here.
 
Hanus, D.; Mendes, N.; Tennie, C. & Call., J. (2011). Comparing the performances of apes (Gorilla gorilla, Pan troglodytes, Pongo pygmaeus) and human children (Homo sapiens) in the floating peanut task. PLoS ONE. 6, e19555. This paper is "open access" - so you can download it cost-free from the journal's website.
 
Acerbi, A.; Tennie, C. & Nunn, C. (2011). Modeling imitation and emulation in constrained search spaces. Learning & Behavior. 39, 104-114. Find your personal copy here.

Kaminski, J; Nitzschner, M.; Wobber, V.; Tennie, C.; Bräuer, J.; Call, J. & Tomasello M. (2011). Do dogs distinguish rational from irrational acts? Animal Behaviour. 81, 195-203. Find your personal copy here.
 
Tennie, C.; Frith, U. & Frith, C. (2010). Reputation management in the age of the world-wide web. Trends in Cognitive Sciences. 14, 482-488. Find your personal copy here.
 
Tennie, C.; Greve, K.; Gretscher, H. & Call, J. (2010). Two-year-old children copy more reliably and more often than nonhuman great apes in multiple observational learning tasks. Primates. 51, 337-351. Find your personal copy here.
 
Tennie, C.; Call, J. & Tomasello, M. (2010). Evidence for emulation in chimpanzees in social settings using the floating peanut task. PLoS ONE. 5, e10544. This paper is "open access" - so you can download it cost-free from the journal's website. Note that the (many) typos in the text were introduced by the journal's editing - not by me.
 
Yoon, J.* & Tennie, C.* (2010). Contagious yawning: a reflection of empathy, mimicry, or contagion? Animal Behaviour. 79, e1-e3. Find your personal copy here. * Equal contribution
 
Tennie, C. & Hedwig, D. (2009). How latent solution experiments can help to study differences between human culture and primate traditions. Primatology: Theories, Methods and Research. Ed.: E. Potocki and J. Krasinski. New York, Nova Publishers.  
 
Call, J. & Tennie, C. (2009). Animal culture: chimpanzee table manners? Current Biology. 19, R981-983. Find your personal copy here.
 
Tennie, C.; Call, J. & Tomasello, M. (2009). Ratcheting up the ratchet: on the evolution of cumulative culture. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B Biological Sciences. 364, 2405-2415. Find your personal copy here.
 
Tennie, C.; Tempelmann, S.; Glabsch, E.; Bräuer, J.; Kaminski, J. & Call, J. (2009). Dogs (Canis familiaris) fail to copy intransitive actions in third party contextual imitation tasks. Animal Behaviour. 77, 1491-1499. Find your personal copy here.
 
Tennie, C.; Gilby, I. & Mundry, R. (2009). The meat-scrap hypothesis: small quantities of meat may promote cooperative hunting in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 63, 421-431. This paper is "open access" - so you can download it cost-free from the journal's website.
 
Tennie, C.; Hedwig, D.; Call J. & Tomasello, M. (2008). An experimental study of nettle feeding in captive gorillas. American Journal of Primatology. 70, 584-93. Find your personal copy here.
 
Tennie, C.; Call, J. & Tomasello, M. (2006). Push or pull: emulation versus imitation in great apes and human children. Ethology, 112, 1159-1169. Find your personal copy here.
 
 
 
Non-refereed work
 
Tennie, C.; Fischer, J.; Haun D.B. & Galef, B.G. - online comment "Conformity in wild vervet monkeys? Possibly not". - online comment on "Potent social learning and conformity shape a wild primate’s foraging decisions" Science, by van de Waal et al. 2013. Comment here.
 
Tennie, C. & Hopper, L. - online comment on: "Community-specific evaluation of tool affordances in wild chimpanzees", Scientific Reports, by Gruber et al. 2011. Comment (below article) here
 
Tennie, C. - online comment "Possible alternative reasons for adoptions by male chimpanzees". Comment on: "Altruism in Forest Chimpanzees: The Case of Adoption", PLoS ONE, by Boesch et al. 2010. Comment (see also response)
here.  
 
Tennie, C. (2010). Kulturwesen Schimpanse? Bild der Wissenschaft plus, Sonderheft zum Klaus Tschira Preis für verständliche Wissenschaft, 28-31. Find your personal copy here.

Acerbi, A.; Gretscher, H.; Tennie, C. A cybernut to crack. an agent based model of actions copiers and results copiers.
 
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