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Introduction

Michael L. Platt and Asif A. Ghazanfar

in Primate Neuroethology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195326598
eISBN:
9780199864904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326598.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the motivation for the book, which aims to bridge the epistemological gap between ethologists and neurobiologists who study primates by ... More


Foraging Cognition in Nonhuman Primates

Klaus Zuberbühler and Karline Janmaat

in Primate Neuroethology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195326598
eISBN:
9780199864904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326598.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter reviews recent studies of primate foraging behavior in the wild. It suggests that the information processing problems primates encounter in foraging, particularly searching for ripe ... More


Rational Decision Making in Primates: The Bounded and the Ecological

Jeffrey R. Stevens

in Primate Neuroethology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195326598
eISBN:
9780199864904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326598.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter reviews decision making behavior in primates. Evidence from both human and nonhuman primates demonstrates that decision makers often fail to behave as predicted by economic principles of ... More


Primate Neuroethology

Michael Platt and Asif Ghazanfar (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195326598
eISBN:
9780199864904
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326598.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This edited volume bridges the epistemological gap between primate ethologists and primate neurobiologists. Experts in several fields review work ranging from primate foraging behavior, to the ... More


Questions, terminology, and underlying principles

Charles L. Nunn and Sonia Altizer

in Infectious Diseases in Primates: Behavior, Ecology and Evolution

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198565857
eISBN:
9780191728235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565857.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter begins by laying out the purpose of this book, which is to examine the links between parasitism and primate behaviour, ecology and evolution. A question central to this book is ‘what ... More


Executive Control Circuits

Jonathan D. Wallis

in Primate Neuroethology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195326598
eISBN:
9780199864904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326598.003.0021
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Primate behavior is complex, and as behavioral complexity increases so too must the complexity of the systems responsible for controlling the behavior. This chapter examines the neuronal systems that ... More


Primate Sexuality: Comparative Studies of the Prosimians, Monkeys, Apes, and Humans

Alan F. Dixson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199544646
eISBN:
9780191810022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199544646.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book provides an authoritative and comprehensive synthesis of current research on the evolution and physiological control of sexual behaviour in the primates — prosimians, monkeys, apes, and ... More


Experiments in primatology: from the lab to the field and back again

Charles H. Janson and Sarah F. Brosnan

in Primate Ecology and Conservation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199659449
eISBN:
9780191774775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659449.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses how studies of field and captive (both laboratory and free-ranging captive) populations can provide complementary insights into the function and mechanisms of primate ... More


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