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2017
4 Citations (Scopus)

Sociality in primates

Silk, J. & Kappeler, P. M., Jan 1 2017, Comparative Social Evolution. Cambridge University Press, p. 253-283 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Social Behavior
Porifera
Oceans and Seas
Primates
Ecosystem
1 Citation (Scopus)

The roots of prosocial preferences

Silk, J., Jan 1 2017, Understanding Moral Sentiments: Darwinian Perspectives?. Taylor and Francis, p. 9-26 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Monkey
Food
Empathy
Primates
Chimpanzee
2014
15 Citations (Scopus)

Evolutionary perspectives on the links between close social bonds, health, and fitness

Silk, J., Oct 16 2014, Sociality, Hierarchy, Health: Comparative Biodemography: A Collection of Papers. National Academy of Sciences, p. 121-144 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

fitness
health
2013
1 Citation (Scopus)

Searching for the evolutionary roots of human morality

Jensen, K. & Silk, J., Jan 1 2013, Handbook of Moral Development, Second Edition. Taylor and Francis, p. 475-494 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

morality
history
cognition
event
Evolutionary
2012
1 Citation (Scopus)

Empathy, sympathy, and prosocial preferences in primates

Silk, J., Sep 18 2012, Oxford Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Primates
Altruism
8 Citations (Scopus)

The Phylogeny and Ontogeny of Prosocial Behavior

Silk, J. & House, B. R., Sep 18 2012, The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Evolutionary Psychology. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Phylogeny
Primates
Behavioral Economics
Human Development
Research
2011
2 Citations (Scopus)

Social knowledge

Jensen, K., Silk, J., Andrews, K., Bshary, R., Cheney, D. L., Emery, N., Hemelrijk, C. K., Holekamp, K., Penn, D. C., Perner, J. & Teufel, C., 2011, Animal Thinking: Contemporary Issues in Comparative Cognition. The MIT Press, p. 267-290 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Social Knowledge
Cognitive Ability
Animals
Social Cognition
Theory of Mind
2010
11 Citations (Scopus)

From grooming to giving blood: The origins of human altruism

Silk, J. & Boyd, R., 2010, Mind the Gap: Tracing the Origins of Human Universals. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, p. 223-244 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Altruism
Grooming
altruism
Primates
blood
6 Citations (Scopus)

Primate behavior and human universals: Exploring the gap

Kappeler, P. M., Silk, J., Burkart, J. M. & Van Schaik, C. P., 2010, Mind the Gap: Tracing the Origins of Human Universals. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, p. 3-15 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Primates
animals
Aptitude
Aggression
animal communication
2009
19 Citations (Scopus)

Social preferences in primates

Silk, J., 2009, Neuroeconomics. Elsevier Inc., p. 269-284 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Primates
Food
Silk
Reward
Research Personnel
2006
42 Citations (Scopus)

Practicing Hamilton's rule: Kin selection in primate groups

Silk, J., 2006, Cooperation in Primates and Humans: Mechanisms and Evolution. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, p. 25-46 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

kin selection
Primates
Symbiosis
mutualism
Altruism