Validating cultural transmission in cetaceans

R Day, J R Kendal, Kevin Neville Laland

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)


The evidence of high cognitive abilities in cetaceans does not stand up to close scrutiny under the standards established by laboratory researchers. This is likely to lead to a sterile debate between laboratory and field researchers unless fresh ways of taking the debate forward are found. A few suggestions as to how to do this are proposed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)330-331
Number of pages12
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2001


Dive into the research topics of 'Validating cultural transmission in cetaceans'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this