Brian Hare

Brian Hare

Associate Professor in the Department of Evolutionary Anthropology

External address: 
004 Bio Sci Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Duke Box 90383, Durham, NC 27708-0383
(919) 660-7292


Degrees & Credentials

  • Ph.D., Harvard University 2004

  • M.A., Harvard University 2000

  • B.A., Emory University 1998

McIntyre, MH, Herrmann, E, Wobber, V, Halbwax, M, Mohamba, C, Sousa, ND, Atencia, R, Cox, D, and Hare, B. "Bonobos have a more human-like second-to-fourth finger length ratio (2D:4D) than chimpanzees: a hypothesized indication of lower prenatal androgens." Journal of Human Evolution 56.4 (2009): 361-365. Full Text

Melis, AP, Hare, B, and Tomasello, M. "Do chimpanzees reciprocate received favours?." Animal Behaviour 76.3 (September 2008): 951-962. Full Text

Herrmann, E, Call, J, Hernández-Lloreda, MV, Hare, B, and Tomasello, M. "Response [3]." Science 319.5863 (2008): 569--.

Heilbronner, SR, Rosati, AG, Stevens, JR, Hare, B, and Hauser, MD. "A fruit in the hand or two in the bush? Divergent risk preferences in chimpanzees and bonobos." Biology Letters 4.3 (2008): 246-249. Full Text Open Access Copy

Wobber, V, Hare, B, and Wrangham, R. "Great apes prefer cooked food." Journal of Human Evolution 55.2 (2008): 340-348. Full Text

Ross, SR, Lukas, KE, Lonsdorf, EV, Stoinski, TS, Hare, B, Shumaker, R, and Goodall, J. "Science priorities: Inappropriate use and portrayal of chimpanzees." Science 319.5869 (2008): 1487--. Full Text

Rosati, AG, Stevens, JR, Hare, B, and Hauser, MD. "The evolutionary origins of human patience: temporal preferences in chimpanzees, bonobos, and human adults." Curr Biol 17.19 (October 9, 2007): 1663-1668. Full Text Open Access Copy

Herrmann, E, Call, J, Hernàndez-Lloreda, MV, Hare, B, and Tomasello, M. "Humans have evolved specialized skills of social cognition: the cultural intelligence hypothesis." Science (New York, N.Y.) 317.5843 (September 2007): 1360-1366. Full Text

Warneken, F, Hare, B, Melis, AP, Hanus, D, and Tomasello, M. "Spontaneous altruism by chimpanzees and young children." PLoS biology 5.7 (July 2007): e184-. Full Text