Research Topics

Gavin R Hunt



  1. Goodman M, Hayward T, Hunt G. Habitual tool use innovated by free-living New Zealand kea. Sci Rep. 2018;8:13935 pubmed publisher
    ..The innovation of tool use by kea in response to facilitation provides rare field support for the cognitive constraints hypothesis. ..
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    Hunt G, Rutledge R, Gray R. The right tool for the job: what strategies do wild New Caledonian crows use?. Anim Cogn. 2006;9:307-16 pubmed
    ..We argue that NC crows may generally use a two-stage heuristic strategy to solve tool problems and that performance on the first attempt in a trial is not necessarily the 'gold standard' for assessing folk physics...