•  79
    Investigating Indirect and Direct Reputation Formation in Asian Elephants
    with Friederike Range, Sarah Marshall-Pescini, Rachel Dale, and Joshua M. Plotnik
    Frontiers in Psychology 11. 2021.
    Reputation is a key component in social interactions of group-living animals and appears to play a role in the establishment of cooperation. Animals can form a reputation of an individual by directly interacting with them or by observing them interact with a third party, i.e., eavesdropping. Elephants are an interesting taxon in which to investigate eavesdropping as they are highly cooperative, large-brained, long-lived terrestrial mammals with a complex social organisation. The aim of this stud…Read more