Yvan Russell

Psychology

Middlesex University

Yvan Russell is an evolutionary psychologist studying the evolution of expert intelligence in humans and animals. He is developing a multi-disciplinary research program covering the topics of cognitive psychology, evolutionary biology, cross-cultural and developmental psychology, the psychology of religion, statistics, anthropology, and behavioural economics. Yvan studied psychology at the University of Manitoba (B.A.-Adv.) and then studied evolutionary psychology and biology at the universities of Reading (M.A.) and Liverpool (Ph.D.). For his Ph.D., he studied cognition in chimpanzees and other great apes. Subsequently, he held postdoctoral research fellowships at Brunel University, Oxford University, and the University of Göttingen. He has also taught at undergraduate and postgraduamore...

Ph.D. University of Liverpool, School of Biological Sciences, 2007.

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  1. Russell, Yvan I. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4608-4791 (2019) Reputation. In: Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior. Vonk, Jennifer and Shackelforth, Todd, eds. Springer, pp. 1-8. e-ISBN 9783319478296. (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47829-6_1884-2)
  2. Russell, Yvan I. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4608-4791 (2018) Assemblage. In: Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior. Vonk, Jennifer and Shackelforth, Todd, eds. Springer, Cham, pp. 1-4. e-ISBN 9783319478296. (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47829-6_718-1)
  3. Russell, Yvan I. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4608-4791 (2018) Allogrooming. In: Encyclopedia of Animal Cognition and Behavior. Vonk, Jennifer and Shackelforth, Todd, eds. Springer, Cham, pp. 1-4. e-ISBN 9783319478296. (doi:10.1007/978-3-319-47829-6_724-1)
  4. Phelps, Steve, Ng, Wing Lon, Musolesi, Mirco and Russell, Yvan I. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4608-4791 (2018) Precise time-matching in chimpanzee allogrooming does not occur after a short delay. PLoS One, 13 (9) . pp. 1-26. ISSN 1932-6203 (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0201810)
  5. Phelps, Steve, Ng, Wing Lon, Musolesi, Mirco and Russell, Yvan I. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4608-4791 (2016) Reciprocal mutualism not altruism: immediate but not delayed time matching in chimpanzee social grooming. In: 8th European Conference on Behavioural Biology (ECBB2016), 12-15 July 2016, Vienna. .
  6. Russell, Yvan I. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4608-4791 (2016) Reciprocity and reputation: a review of direct and indirect social information gathering. Journal of Mind and Behavior, 37 (3-4) . pp. 247-270. ISSN 0271-0137
  7. Robertson, Lauren Poppy and Russell, Yvan I. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4608-4791 (2016) Age and gender differences in smiling and laughter: the power asymmetry hypothesis retested. Human Ethology Bulletin, 31 (3) . pp. 5-14. ISSN 2224-4468
  8. Russell, Yvan I. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4608-4791 and Dunbar, Robin I. M. (2007) Polyadic grooming among captive chimpanzees. In: Conference: “Social Organization and Cognitive Tools. General Patterns in Vertebrates?", Konrad Lorenz Forschungsstelle, Grünau, Austria. .
  9. Russell, Yvan I. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4608-4791 and Dunbar, Robin I. M. (2008) Complexity in chimpanzee grooming cliques: complex thoughts or simple rules? In: International Primatological Society (IPS) XXII Congress,, Edinburgh International Convention Centre, Scotland. .
  10. Russell, Yvan I. ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4608-4791 (2010) Social monitoring by reputation: how to compare humans and animals in an evolutionary framework? In: Primate Society of Great Britain (PSGB) spring meeting, University of Abertay, Dundee, Scotland,. .