Bennett G Galef

Adjunct Professor of Biology


  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania 1968

Galef, BG. "Social Learning in RatsHistorical Context and Experimental Findings." In The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Cognition. September 18, 2012. Full Text

Galef, BG. "Social Learning: Promoter or Inhibitor of Innovation?." In Animal Innovation. March 22, 2012. Full Text

Galef, BG. "Social Learning." In The Behavior of the Laboratory Rat: A Handbook with Tests. May 1, 2009. Full Text

Atton, N, Galef, BJ, Hoppitt, W, Webster, MM, and Laland, KN. "Familiarity affects social network structure and discovery of prey patch locations in foraging stickleback shoals." Proceedings. Biological sciences 281, no. 1789 (August 2014): 20140579-. Full Text

Galef, BG. "Animal communication: sniffing is about more than just smell." Current biology : CB 23, no. 7 (April 2013): R272-R273. Full Text

Galef, BG. "Social learning and traditions in animals: evidence, definitions, and relationship to human culture." Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science 3, no. 6 (November 2012): 581-592. Full Text

Atton, N, Hoppitt, W, Webster, MM, Galef, BG, and Laland, KN. "Information flow through threespine stickleback networks without social transmission." Proceedings. Biological sciences 279, no. 1745 (October 2012): 4272-4278. Full Text

Galef, BG. "A case study in behavioral analysis, synthesis and attention to detail: social learning of food preferences." Behavioural brain research 231, no. 2 (June 2012): 266-271. (Review) Full Text

Nielsen, M, Subiaul, F, Galef, B, Zentall, T, and Whiten, A. "Social learning in humans and nonhuman animals: theoretical and empirical dissections." Journal of comparative psychology (Washington, D.C. : 1983) 126, no. 2 (May 2012): 109-113. Full Text

Kendal, RL, Galef, BG, and van Schaik, CP. "Social learning research outside the laboratory: How and why?." Learning & behavior 38, no. 3 (August 2010): 187-194. Full Text

Galef, BG. "Animal traditions: experimental evidence of learning by imitation in an unlikely animal." Current biology : CB 20, no. 13 (July 2010): R555-R556. Full Text