chimpanzeesDF {causact}R Documentation

Data from behavior trials in a captive group of chimpanzees, housed in Lousiana. From Silk et al. 2005. Nature 437:1357-1359 and further popularized in McElreath, Richard. Statistical rethinking: A Bayesian course with examples in R and Stan. CRC press, 2020. Experiment

Description

Data from behavior trials in a captive group of chimpanzees, housed in Lousiana. From Silk et al. 2005. Nature 437:1357-1359 and further popularized in McElreath, Richard. Statistical rethinking: A Bayesian course with examples in R and Stan. CRC press, 2020. Experiment

Usage

chimpanzeesDF

Format

A data frame with 504 rows and 9 variables:

actor

name of actor

recipient

name of recipient (NA for partner absent condition)

condition

partner absent (0), partner present (1)

block

block of trials (each actor x each recipient 1 time)

trial

trial number (by chimp = ordinal sequence of trials for each chimp, ranges from 1-72; partner present trials were interspersed with partner absent trials)

prosoc_left

prosocial_left : 1 if prosocial (1/1) option was on left

chose_prosoc

choice chimp made (0 = 1/0 option, 1 = 1/1 option)

pulled_left

which side did chimp pull (1 = left, 0 = right)

treatment

narrative description combining condition and prosoc_left that describes the side the prosical food option was on and whether a partner was present

Source

Silk et al. 2005. Nature 437:1357-1359..


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