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Publications

Recent scientific publications produced by Primate Archaeology project members and partners, with a focus on tool-use. Studies supported in part or whole by the ERC are followed by *. For personal use you can click the PDF link, where available, to download the publication.

2016

Falótico T, and Ottoni E. 2016. The manifold use of pounding stone tools by wild capuchin monkeys of Serra da Capivara National Park, Brazil. Behaviour doi:10.1163/1568539X-00003357.* [PDF]

Falótico T, Inaba A, McGrew WC, and Ottoni EB. 2016. Vertical bipedal locomotion in wild bearded capuchin monkeys (Sapajus libidinosus). Primates doi:10.1007/s10329-016-0542-2.* [PDF]

Haslam M, Luncz L, Pascual-Garrido A, Falotico T, Malaivijitnond S & Gumert M. 2016. Archaeological excavation of wild macaque stone tools. Journal of Human Evolution doi:10.1016/j.jhevol.2016.05.002.* [PDF]

Haslam M, Pascual-Garrido A, Malaivijitnond S & Gumert M. 2016. Stone tool transport by wild Burmese long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis aurea). Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 7:408-413.* [PDF]

Mosley H, and Haslam M. 2016. Extending material cognition to primate tool use. Quaternary International doi:10.1016/j.quaint.2015.11.020.* [PDF]

Tan AW, Luncz L, Haslam M, Malaivijitnond S & Gumert MD. 2016. Complex processing of prickly pear cactus (Opuntia sp.) by free-ranging long-tailed macaques: preliminary analysis for hierarchical organisation. Primates 57(2):141-147.* [PDF]

2015

Clarkson, C., Haslam, M., & Harris, C. 2015. When to retouch, haft, or discard? Modelling optimal use/maintenance schedules in lithic tool use. In: Goodale, N., & Andrefsky, W. (Eds) Lithic Technological Systems and Evolutionary Theory. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 117-138.* [PDF]

Haslam, M., Falotico, T. 2015. Nasal probe and toothpick tool use by a wild female bearded capuchin (Sapajus libidinous). Primates 56, 211-214.* [PDF]

Luncz, L., Wittig, R., Boesch, C. 2015. Primate archaeology reveals cultural transmission in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 370. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0348. * [PDF]

Luncz L., Boesch C. 2015. The extent of cultural variation between adjacent chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus) communities; a microecological approach. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 156, 67-75.* [PDF]

Mangalam M., Fragaszy D. 2015. Wild bearded capuchin monkeys crack nuts dexterously. Current Biology 25, 1-6.

Tan A., Tan S.H., Vyas D., Malaivijitnond S., Gumert M. 2015. There is more than one way to crack an oyster: identifying variation in Burmese long-tailed macaque (Macaca fascicularis aurea) stone-tool use. PLoS One 10, e0124733.

Visalberghi, E., Sirianni, G., Fragaszy, D., Boesch, C. 2015. Percussive tool use by Tai Western chimpanzees and Fazenda Boa Vista bearded capuchin monkeys: a comparison. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 370. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0351.

2014

Caruana M., Carvalho S., Braun D., Presnyakova D., Haslam M., Archer W., Bobe R., Harris J. 2014. Quantifying traces of tool use: a novel morphometric analysis of damage patterns on percussive tools. PLoS One 9, e113856.* [PDF].

Crowther, A., Haslam, M., Oakden, N., Walde, D., Mercader, J. 2014. Documenting contamination in ancient starch laboratories. Journal of Archaeological Science 49, 90-104.* [PDF]

Falótico T., Ottoni E., 2014. Sexual bias in probe tool manufacture and use by wild bearded capuchin monkeys. Behavioural Processes. 108, 117-122.

Haslam, M., Cardoso, R.M., Visalberghi, E., Fragaszy, D. 2014. Stone anvil damage by wild bearded capuchins (Sapajus libidinosus) during pounding tool use: a field experiment. PLoS One 9, e111273.* [PDF]

Haslam, M., 2014. Dating chimpanzees. Nature 508, 322-323. doi:10.1038/508322a.* [PDF]

Haslam, M., 2014. On the tool use behavior of the bonobo-chimpanzee last common ancestor, and the origins of hominine stone tool use. American Journal of Primatology doi:10.1002/ajp.22284.* [PDF]

Haslam, M., 2014. Primate archaeobotany: the potential for revealing nonhuman primate plant-use in the African archaeological record. In: Nixon, S., Murray, M. A., Fuller, D. (Eds), The Archaeology of African Plant Use. Left Coast Press, Walnut Creek, CA, pp. 25-35.* [PDF]

Lemorini, C., Plummer, T., Braun, D., Crittenden, A., Ditchfield, P., Bishop, L., Hertel, F., Oliver, J., Marlowe, F., Schoeninger, M., Potts, R. 2014. Old stones’ song: Use-wear experiments and analysis of the Oldowan quartz and quartzite assemblage from Kanjera South (Kenya). Journal of Human Evolution 72, 10-25.

Luncz L., Boesch C. 2014. Tradition over trend: neighboring chimpanzee communities maintain differences in cultural behavior despite frequent immigration of adult females. American Journal of Primatology 76, 649-657. [PDF]

McGrew, W.C., Matsumoto, T., Nakamura, M., Phillips, C., Stewart, F. 2014. Experimental primate archaeology: detecting stone handling by Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata). Lithic Technology 39, 113-121.* [PDF]

McGrew, W.C., 2014. The ‘other faunivory’ revisited: insectivory in human and non-human primates and the evolution of human diet. Journal of Human Evolution doi:10.1016/j.jhevol.2013.07.016.* [PDF]

McPherron, S., Braun, D., Dogandzic, T., Archer, W., Desta, D., Lin, S. 2014. An experimental assessment of the influences on edge damage to lithic artifacts: a consideration of edge angle, substrate grain size, raw material properties, and exposed face. Journal of Archaeological Science 49, 70-82.

Sanz, C., Deblauwe, I., Tagg, N., Morgan, D. 2014. Insect prey characteristics affecting regional variation in chimpanzee tool use. Journal of Human Evolution doi:10.1016/j.jhevol.2013.07.017.

Stewart, F., Piel, A., 2014. Termite fishing by wild chimpanzees: new data from Ugalla, western Tanzania. Primates 55, 35-40.

2013

Archer, W., Braun, D., 2013. Investigating the signature of aquatic resource use within Pleistocene hominin dietary adaptations. PLoS One 8, e69899.

Biro, D., Haslam, M., Rutz, C., 2013. Tool use as adaptation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 368, doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0408.* [PDF]

Carvalho, S., Matsuzawa, T., McGrew, W. C., 2013. From pounding to knapping: how chimpanzees can help us model hominin lithics. In: Sanz, C., Call, J., Boesch, C. (Eds), Tool Use in Animals: Cognition and ecology. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 225-241.*

Falotico, T., Ottoni, E., 2013. Stone throwing as a sexual display in wild female bearded capuchin monkeys, Sapajus libidinosus. PLoS One 8, e79535.

Fragaszy, D., Biro, D., Eshchar, Y., Humle, T., Izar, P., Resende, B., Visalberghi, E., 2013. The fourth dimension of tool use: temporally enduring artefacts aid primates learning to use tools. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 368, doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0410.

Gumert, M., Malaivijitnond, S., 2013. Long-tailed macaques select mass of stone tools according to food type. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 368, doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0413.

Gumert, M. Hamada, Y., Malaivijitnond, S., 2013. Human activity negatively affects stone tool-using Burmese long-tailed macaques Macaca fascicularis aurea in Laem Son National Park, Thailand. Oryx 47, 535-543.

Haslam M., Gumert M., Biro D., Carvalho S., Malaivijitnond S., 2013. Use-wear patterns on wild macaque stone tools reveal their behavioural history. PLoS One 8, e72872.* [PDF]

Haslam, M., 2013. ‘Captivity bias’ in animal tool use and its implications for the evolution of hominin technology. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 368, doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0421.* [PDF]

Koops K., McGrew W.C., and Matsuzawa T. 2013. Ecology of culture: do environmental factors influence foraging tool use in wild chimpanzees, Pan troglodytes verus? Animal Behaviour 85, 175-185.

McGrew, W.C., 2013. Is primate tool use special? Chimpanzee and New Caledonian crow compared. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 368, doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0422.* [PDF]

Pascual-Garrido, A., Umaru, B., Allon, O., Sommer, V., 2013. Apes finding ants: predator–prey dynamics in a chimpanzee habitat in Nigeria. American Journal of Primatology 75, 1231-1244.* [PDF]

Sanz, C., Morgan, D., 2013. Ecological and social correlates of chimpanzee tool use. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 368, doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0416.

Sanz, C., Morgan, D., 2013. The social context of chimpanzee tool use. In: Sanz, C., Call, J., Boesch, C. (Eds), Tool Use in Animals: Cognition and ecology. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 161-175.

Visalberghi, E., Haslam, M., Spagnoletti, N., Fragaszy, D., 2013. Use of stone hammer tools and anvils by bearded capuchin monkeys over time and space: construction of an archeological record of tool use. Journal of Archaeological Science 40, 3222-3232.* [PDF]

Visalberghi, E., Fragaszy, D., 2013. The Etho-Cebus Project: stone-tool use by wild capuchin monkeys. In: Sanz, C., Call, J., Boesch, C. (Eds), Tool Use in Animals: Cognition and Ecology. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 203-223.

Whiten, A., 2013. Archaeology meets primate technology. Nature 498, 303-305.

2012

Braun, D., 2012. What does Oldowan technology represent in terms of hominin behavior? In: Dominguez-Rodrigo, M. (Ed.), Stone Tools and Fossil Bones. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 222-244.

Carvalho, S., McGrew, W. C., 2012. The origins of the Oldowan: why chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) still are good models for technological evolution in Africa. In: Dominguez-Rodrigo, M. (Ed.), Stone Tools and Fossil Bones. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 201-221.

Carvalho S., Biro D., Cunha E., Hockings K., McGrew W.C., Richmond B.G., Matsuzawa T., 2012. Chimpanzee carrying behaviour and the origins of human bipedality. Current Biology 22, R180-R181.

Fragaszy, D., 2012. Community resources for learning: how capuchin monkeys construct technical traditions. Biological Theory 6, 231-240.

Gruber, T., Potts K., Krupenye C., Byrne M-R., Mackworth-Young C., McGrew W.C., Reynolds V., and Zuberbuhler K., 2012. The influence of ecology on chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) cultural behavior: a case study of five Ugandan chimpanzee communities. Journal of Comparative Psychology 126, 446-457.

Gumert, M., Malaivijitnond, S., 2012. Marine prey processed with stone tools by Burmese long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis aurea) in intertidal habitats. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 149, 447-457.

Haslam, M., 2012. Towards a prehistory of primates. Antiquity 86, 299-315.* [PDF]

Luncz L., Mundry R., Boesch C. 2012. Evidence for cultural differences between neighboring chimpanzee communities. Current Biology 22:922-926. [PDF]

Massaro, L., Liu, Q., Visalberghi, E., Fragaszy, D., 2012. Wild bearded capuchin (Sapajus libidinosus) select hammer tools on the basis of both stone mass and distance from the anvil. Animal Cognition 15, 1065-1074.

Pascual-Garrido, A., Buba, U., Nodza, G., Sommer, V., 2012. Obtaining raw material: plants as tool sources for Nigerian chimpanzees. Folia Primatologia 83, 24-44.

Spagnoletti, N., Visalberghi, E., Verderane, M., Ottoni, E., Izar, P., Fragaszy, D., 2012. Stone tool use in wild bearded capuchin monkeys, Cebus libidinosus. Is it a strategy to overcome food scarcity? Animal Behaviour 83, 1285-1294.

2011

Carvalho, S., 2011. Extensive surveys of chimpanzee stone tools: from the telescope to the magnifying glass. In: Matsuzawa, T., Humle, T., Sugiyama, Y. (Eds), The Chimpanzees of Bossou and Nimba. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 145-155.

Carvalho, S., 2011. Diécké Forest, Guinea: delving into chimpanzee behavior using stone tool surveys. In: Matsuzawa, T., Humle, T., Sugiyama, Y. (Eds), The Chimpanzees of Bossou and Nimba. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 301-312.

Fowler, A., Pascual-Garrido, A., Buba, U., Tranquilli, S., Akosim, C., Schoning, C., Sommer, V., 2011. Panthropology of the fourth chimpanzee. A contribution to cultural primatology. In: Sommer, V., Ross, C. (Eds), Primates of Gashaka. Socioecology and Conservation in Nigeria’s Biodiversity Hotspot. Springer, New York, pp. 451-492.

Gumert, M., Hoong, L. K., Malaivijitnond, S., 2011. Sex differences in the stone tool-use behavior of a wild population of Burmese long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis aurea). American Journal of Primatology 73, 1-11.

Liu, Q., Fragaszy, D., Wright, B., Wright, K., Izar, P., Visalberghi, E., 2011. Wild bearded capuchin monkeys (Cebus libidinosus) place nuts in anvils selectively. Animal Behaviour 81, 297-305.

Matsuzawa, T., 2011. Stone tools for nut-racking. In: Matsuzawa, T., Humle, T., Sugiyama, Y. (Eds), The Chimpanzees of Bossou and Nimba. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 73-83.

Sanz, C., Morgan, D., 2011. Elemental variation in the termite fishing of wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes). Biology Letters 7, 634-637.

Souto, A., Bione, C., Bastos, M., Bezerra, B., Fragaszy, D., Schiel, N., 2011. Critically endangered blonde capuchins fish for termites and use new techniques to accomplish the task. Biology Letters 7, 532-535.

Spagnoletti, N., Visalberghi, E., Ottoni, E., Izar, P., Fragaszy, D., 2011. Stone tool use by adult wild bearded capuchin monkeys (Cebus libidinosus). Frequency, efficiency and tool selectivity. Journal of Human Evolution 61, 97-107.

Stewart, F., Piel, A., McGrew, W. C., 2011. Living archaeology: artefacts of specific nest site fidelity in wild chimpanzees. Journal of Human Evolution 61, 388-395.

Wynn, T. G., Hernandez-Aguilar, A., Marchant, L. F., McGrew, W. C., 2011. “An ape’s view of the Oldowan” revisited. Evolutionary Anthropology 20, 181-197.

Yamamoto, S., Yamakoshi, G., Humle, T., Matsuzawa, T., 2011. Ant fishing in trees: invention and modification of a new tool-use behavior. In: Matsuzawa, T., Humle, T., Sugiyama, Y. (Eds), The Chimpanzees of Bossou and Nimba. Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 123-130.

2010

Biro, D., Carvalho, S., Matsuzawa, T., 2010. Tools, traditions, and technologies: interdisciplinary approaches to chimpanzee nut cracking. In: Lonsdorf, E., Ross, S., Matsuzawa, T. (Eds), The Mind of the Chimpanzee: Ecological and Experimental Perspectives. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, pp. 141-155.

Braun, D., Harris, J. W. K., Levin, N., McCoy, J., Herries, A. I. R., Bamford, M., Bishop, L., Richmond, B. G., Kibunjia, M., 2010. Early hominin diet included diverse terrestrial and aquatic animals 1.95 Myr ago in East Turkana, Kenya. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 107, 10002-10007.

Braun, D., 2010. Australopithecine butchers. Nature 466, 828.

Braun, D., Rogers, M., Harris, J. W. K., Walker, S., 2010. Quantifying variation in landscape-level behviors: the Oldowan from Koobi Fora. In: Lycett, S., Chauhan, P. (Eds), New Perspectives on Old Stones. Springer, New York, pp. 176-182.

McGrew, W. C., 2010. Chimpanzee technology. Science 328, 579-580.

McGrew, W. C., 2010. In search of the last common ancestor: new findings on wild chimpanzees. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 365, 3267-3276.

2009

Braun, D., Harris, J. W. K., Maina, D., 2009. Oldowan raw material procurement and use: evidence from the Koobi Fora formation. Archaeometry 51, 26-42.

Carvalho, S., Biro, D., McGrew, W. C., Matsuzawa, T., 2009. Tool-composite reuse in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes): archaeologically invisible steps in the technological evolution of early hominins? Animal Cognition 12, S103-S114.

Gumert, M., Kluck, M., Malaivijitnond, S., 2009. The physical characteristics and usage patterns of stone axe and pounding hammers used by long-tailed macaques in the Andaman Sea region of Thailand. American Journal of Primatology 71, 594-608.

Haslam, M., Hernandez-Aguilar, A., Ling, V., Carvalho, S., de la Torre, I., DeStefano, A., Du, A., Hardy, B. L., Harris, J., Marchant, L., Matsuzawa, T., McGrew, W., Mercarder, J., Mora, R., Petraglia, M., Roche, H., Visalberghi, E., Warren, R., 2009. Primate archaeology. Nature 460, 339-344. [PDF]

Hernandez-Aguilar, A., 2009. Chimpanzee nest distribution and site reuse in a dry habitat: implications for early hominin ranging. Journal of Human Evolution 57, 350-364.

Lycett, S., Collard, M., McGrew, W. C., 2009. Cladistic analyses of behavioural variation in wild Pan troglodytes: exploring the chimpanzee culture hypothesis. Journal of Human Evolution 57, 339-347.

Mannu, M., Ottoni, E., 2009. The enhanced tool-kit of two groups of wild bearded capuchin monkeys in the Caatinga: tool making, associative use, and secondary tools. American Journal of Primatology 71, 242-251.

Visalberghi, E., Addessi, E., Truppa, V., Spagnoletti, N., Ottoni, E., Izar, P., Fragaszy, D., 2009. Selection of effective stone tools by wild bearded capuchin monkeys. Current Biology 19, 213-217.

Visalberghi, E., Spagnoletti, N., Ramos da Silva, E., de Andrade, F., Ottoni, E., Izar, P., Fragaszy, D., 2009. Distribution of potential suitable hammers and transport of hammer tools and nuts by wild capuchin monkeys. Primates 50, 95-104.

2008

Carvalho, S., Cunha, E., Sousa, C., Matsuzawa, T., 2008. Chaînes opératoires and resource-exploitation strategies in chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) nut cracking. Journal of Human Evolution 55, 148-163

Ottoni, E., Izar, P., 2008. Capuchin monkey tool use: overview and implications. Evolutionary Anthropology 17, 171-178.

Visalberghi, E., Sabbatini, G., Spagnoletti, N., Andrade, F., Ottoni, E., Izar, P., Fragaszy, D., 2008. Physical properties of palm fruits processed with tools by wild bearded capuchins (Cebus libidinosus). American Journal of Primatology 70, 884-891

2007

Hernandez-Aguilar, A., Moore, J., Pickering, T., 2007. Savanna chimpanzees use tools to harvest the underground storage organs of plants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 104, 19210-19213.

Malaivijitnond, S., Lekprayoon, C., Tandavanittj, N., Panha, S., Cheewatham, C., Hamada, Y., 2007. Stone-tool usage by Thai long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis). American Journal of Primatology 69, 227-233.

Mercader, J., Barton, H., Gillespie, J., Harris, J.W.K., Kuhn, S., Tyler, R. T., Boesch, C., 2007. 4,300-year-old chimpanzee sites and the origins of percussive stone technology. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 104, 3043-3048.

Visalberghi, E., Fragaszy, D., Ottoni, E., Izar, P., de Oliveira, M., Andrade, F. 2007. Characteristics of hammer stones and anvils used by wild bearded capuchin monkeys (Cebus libidinosus) to crack open palm nuts. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 132, 426–444.

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Presentations

Public talks given by Primate Archaeology project members.

2016

Gumert MD & Malaivijitnond SM. Burmese long-tailed macaque stone tool-use: cultural behavior? Myeik University. Myeik, Myanmar. 7 March 2016.

Haslam M. Wild capuchin monkey archaeology. 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, USA. 8 April 2016.

Luncz L. Cultural Transmission of tool selection in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus). Biological Anthropology Seminar Series, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. 27 April 2016.

2015

Falótico T. & Ottoni E. Sexual bias in tool use by capuchin monkeys. 6th Congress of European Federation for Primatology, Rome, Italy. 28 August 2015.

Haslam M, Luncz L. & Falótico T. Archaeological survey and recovery of wild capuchin stone tools. 5th Annual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution, London, United Kingdom. 12 September 2015.

Haslam M., Falótico T., Luncz L. & Ottoni E. Archaeological investigation of capuchin monkey (Sapajus libidinosus) cashew processing sites at Serra da Capivara National Park, Brazil. 6th Congress of European Federation for Primatology, Rome, Italy. 28 August 2015.

Luncz L., Wittig R., Boesch C. Cultural transmission of percussive tool selection in immigrating chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus). Primate Society of Great Britain, Winter meeting. Zoological Society of London, United Kingdom. 2 December 2015.

Luncz L., Falótico T., Ottoni E. & Haslam M. Seasonal variation of food properties influences tool selection in wild capuchin monkeys (Sapajus libidinosus) at Serra da Capivara National Park, Brazil. 6th Congress of European Federation for Primatology, Rome, Italy. 28 August 2015.

Luncz L.: Transmission of tool use in chimpanzees. International Conference on The Evolution of Tool Use, Oxford, United Kingdom. 3 August 2015.

Luncz L. Cultural diversity in chimpanzees. Primate Conservation Seminar, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom. 13 February 2015.

Luncz L. Comparative Analysis of cultural variation among neighboring chimpanzee communities. Anthropology Research Seminar, University of Kent, United Kingdom. 10 February 2015.

2014

Hanna, J.B., Y. Eschar & D. Fragaszy. Bipedality em natureza: Ground reaction forces during bipedal transport of heavy stones by wild bearded capuchins. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Annual Meeting, Calgary, Canada. 11 April 2014.

Haslam, M. Monkey archaeology. PaleoAnthropology Society Meeting, Calgary, Canada. 8 April 2014.

Mercader, J., A. Crowther, M. Haslam, N. Oaken & D. Walde. Lab contamination avoidance in molecular palaeontology: starch grain analysis. American Association of Physical Anthropologists Annual Meeting, Calgary, Canada. 11 April 2014.

2013

Haslam, M. Stone tool use by wild monkeys. 3rd Annual Meeting of the European Society for the Study of Human Evolution, Vienna, Austria. 20 September 2013.

Haslam, M. Primate archaeology: the evolution of technology in monkeys, apes and humans. University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. 13 June 2013.

Haslam, M. Descent from a monkey: the archaeology of non-human primates. Cambridge University, United Kingdom. 23 January 2013.

Marques, R., S. Carvalho, & T. Matsuzawa. The first technologies and the role of social learning in mastering simple tool use: a chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) approach to human evolution. I BioAnthropological Meeting, University of Coimbra, Portugal. 31 May 2013.

McGrew, W.C. Experimental primate lithics: detecting stone handling by Japanese macaques. Percussive Technology in Human Evolution Meeting, Kyoto University, Japan. 27 September 2013.

McGrew, W.C. Primate archaeology: new windows into the past. Human Evolution Past and Present Symposium, Max Planck Institute of Human Ethology, Andechs, Germany. 5 October 2013.

Mercader, J., A. Crowther, D. Walde, M. Haslam, H. Yang, & N. Gupta. Starch analysis to reconstruct hominin ecology and diets: caveats concerning molecular taphonomy, contamination, and taxonomy. East African Association for Paleoanthropology and Paleontology Meeting, Mombasa, Kenya. 30 July 2013.

Pascual-Garrido, A. Pan Faber: chimpanzee archaeology in Nigeria. Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, University of Oxford, United Kingdom. 23 October 2013.

Pascual-Garrido, A. From material records to ecology and behaviour: insights from a study of Nigerian chimpanzees. Primate Archaeology Meeting, Manziana, Italy. 27 Apr 2013.

Pascual-Garrido, A. Insectivory in Nigerian chimpanzees. Biological Anthropology Seminar, University of Cambridge, UK. 30 Jan 2013.

2012

Carvalho, S. Evolutionary origins of technological behavior: a primate archaeology approach to chimpanzees. Clare Hall Fellow-Student Interaction Programme, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. 5 December 2012.

Haslam, M. Classification of stone tools used by wild Burmese long-tailed macaques in Thailand. Australian Archaeological Association Meeting, Wollongong, Australia. 11 December 2012.

Haslam, M. Primate archaeology and the antiquity of modern primate behaviour. University of Liverpool, United Kingdom. 25 October 2012.

Haslam, M. What can archaeology learn from animal tool use? Research Laboratory for Archaeology and the History of Art, University of Oxford, United Kingdom. 25 April 2012.

Haslam, M. Captivity bias and the evolution of human technology. Royal Society International Scientific Seminar ‘Tool Use as Adaptation’, Chicheley Hall, United Kingdom. 2 April 2012.

Haslam, M. Capuchins’ stone tools: insights from an archaeologist. Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, Rome. 6 March 2012.

Haslam, M. & A. Crowther. Use-wear and residue analysis of chimpanzee pounding tools: a contribution to primate archaeology. Sapienza University of Rome, Italy. 5 March 2012. 

Haslam, M. The antiquity of modern primate behaviour. Institute for Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford, United Kingdom. 22 February 2012.

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