[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP130102998]
Researchers A/Prof Martin Whiting; Prof Richard Byrne
Brief description This project aims to understand better the selective forces shaping cognition and sociality in animals and to determine if 'social intelligence' theory, which predicts more sophisticated cognition as species become increasingly social, provides a general explanation for the evolution of intelligence.
Funding Amount $262,000
Funding Scheme Discovery Projects