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Primatology: Theories, Methods and Research (Animal Science, by Emil Potocki, Juliusz Krasinski

By Emil Potocki, Juliusz Krasinski

Primates use 4 significant modes of conversation (i.e., visible, olfactory, tactile and vocal), and the methods they impart depend upon regulations imposed by way of their conduct and habitats. This booklet discusses previous, present and power destiny study within the wild and captivity, addressing many of the key questions in primate bioacoustics, deciding upon gaps in our wisdom, and likewise describing easy equipment and kit utilized in the examine of primate bioacoustics. additionally investigated are the alterations of circadian rhythm of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis job in non-human primates less than rigidity and through aging. This ebook offers facts amassed from gibbons in a sanctuary, a rehabilitation centre and likewise the wild highlighting the improvement of social abilities and cognitive skills. furthermore, one of many dominant study parts in behavioural primatology relates to exams of the cognitive capacities of assorted non-human primate species. This ebook outlines reports that evaluate assorted methodologies and the way these methodologies could give a contribution to differential studying and cognitive functionality. different chapters during this e-book research the cognitive ameliorations among people and apes, evaluation a strong experimental method to figure out the main most likely acquisition modes answerable for primate 'cultural' styles, estimate domestic diversity use, job styles, and vitamin in woolly monkeys, and speak about the researchers function in combating illness transmission among people and apes.

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