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Title: Mother of all bonds: Influences on spatial association across the lifespan in capuchins
Abstract Research Highlights

Having more maternal kin (mother and siblings) is associated with spending more time near others across developmental stages in both male and female capuchins.

Having more offspring as a subadult or adult female is additionally associated with spending more time near others.

A mother's average sociality (time near others) is predictive of how social her daughters (but not sons) become as juveniles and subadults (a between‐mother effect).

Additional variation within sibling sets in this same maternal phenotype is not predictive of how social they become later relative to each other (no within‐mother effect).

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Developmental Science
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National Science Foundation
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