Primate Dataset

This dataset contains raw and corrected rates of primate behavioural innovation, tool use,
extractive foraging, social learning and research effort.



Data_ReaderHagerLalandPhilTrans2011.csv (This file also includes the Reader & Laland 2002 dataset.)

ReadMe file to accompany dataset: ReadMe_ReaderHagerLalandPhilTrans2011.txt


Please cite Reader et al 2011 in any publication using this data:

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.

Electronic Supplementary Material: ESM

These data are also archived online in the Dryad repository:

If you have any questions regarding this dataset, please contact Dr Simon Reader.