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  • Title: Animal Innovation
  • Author: Simon M. Reader Kevin N. Laland
  • ISBN: 9780198526216
  • Page: 216
  • Format: Hardcover

  • In 1953 a young female Japanese monkey called Imo began washing sweet potatoes in water prior to eating, presumably to remove dirt and sand grains Soon other monkeys had copied her behavior, and potato washing gradually spread throughout the entire troop When, three years after her first invention, Imo devised a second novel foraging behavior, that of separating wheat frIn 1953 a young female Japanese monkey called Imo began washing sweet potatoes in water prior to eating, presumably to remove dirt and sand grains Soon other monkeys had copied her behavior, and potato washing gradually spread throughout the entire troop When, three years after her first invention, Imo devised a second novel foraging behavior, that of separating wheat from sand by throwing mixed handfuls into water and scooping out the floating grains, she was almost instantly heralded around the world as a monkey genius Imo is probably the most celebrated of animal innovators In fact, many animals will invent new behavior patterns, adjust established behaviors to a novel context, or respond in an appropriate and novel manner Innovation is an imporant component of behavioral plasticity, vital to the survival of individuals, and potentially of critical importance to those endangered or threatened species forced to adjust to changed or impoverished environments Innovation may also have played a central role in avian and primate brain evolution Yet until recently, animal innovation has been subject to almost complete neglect by behavioral biologists, psychologists, social learning researchers, and biologists This is the first ever book on animal innovation Bringing together leading scientific authoritities on animal and human innovation, this will be an important publication one that will put the topic of animal innovation on the map, and heighten awareness of this developing field.
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