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Dr Amanda Tan, BSocSci, PhD

Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology

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Research Groups

Department of Anthropology

Research Interests

  • Technical intelligence: tool use, object manipulation, extractive foraging
  • Social learning
  • Animal traditions and culture
  • Primate archaeology
  • Human-wildlife interactions
  • Evolutionary significance of coastal environments


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Journal Article