Transcripts + Additional Material!
Media relevant to today's show:
1. Jenn's paper about the social networks of ground squirrels above and below ground:
Smith, J. E., Gamboa, D. A., Spencer, J. M., Travenick, S. J., Ortiz, C. A., Hunter, R. D., & Sih, A. (2018). Split between two worlds: automated sensing reveals links between above-and belowground social networks in a free-living mammal. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 373 (1753), 20170249.
2. Female leadership in social mammals:
Smith, J. E., Fichtel, C., Holmes, R. K., Kappeler, P. M., van Vugt, M., & Jaeggi, A. V. (2022). Sex bias in intergroup conflict and collective movements among social mammals: male warriors and female guides. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 377(1851), 20210142.
3. Jenn's new work on the evolution of privilege:
Smith, J. E., Natterson-Horowitz, B., & Alfaro, M. E. (2022). The nature of privilege: intergenerational wealth in animal societies. Behavioral Ecology, 33(1), 1-6.
And hear the segment talking about this paper on Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!
Media relevant to today’s show:
1. Tamra’s synthesis paper laying out the processing bias hypothesis:
Renoult, J. P., & Mendelson, T. C. (2019). Processing bias: extending sensory drive to include efficacy and efficiency in information processing. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 286(1900), 20190165.
2. Evidence that processing bias has shaped darter signal evolution
Hulse, S. V., Renoult, J. P., & Mendelson, T. C. (2020). Sexual signaling pattern correlates with habitat pattern in visually ornamented fishes. Nature communications, 11(1), 1-8.
3. Evidence that sparseness shapes human preferences for faces
Holzleitner, I. J., Lee, A. J., Hahn, A. C., Kandrik, M., Bovet, J., Renoult, J. P., … & Jones, B. C. (2019). Comparing theory-driven and data-driven attractiveness models using images of real women’s faces. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 45(12), 1589.
Papers relevant to today’s show:
1. For an overview of the Amboseli Baboon Research Project’s history and major results (link to free PDF):
Alberts S.C., Altmann J. 2012. “The Amboseli Baboon Research Project: 40 Years of Continuity and Change“. Pp 261-288 In: Long-term field studies of primates. Edited by Kappeler, P. and Watt, D.P. Spring Verlag.
2. Paper that Susan and Matthew discussed about the effect of maternal social connectedness on offspring survival (link to free PDF):
Silk J.B., Alberts S.C., Altmann J. 2003. Social bonds of female baboons enhance infant survival. Science 302:1231-1234