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The human primate

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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StatementRichard Passingham
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF"671"P4
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 300 p.
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21189619M
ISBN 10071671356X, 0716713578
LC Control Number81-5474

Human Evolution. Primate Societies This book provides a comprehensive treatment with wide focus on the evolution, sociobiology, group life, and communication and intelligence in primate . Books shelved as primate-books: Rattling The Cage: Toward Legal Rights For Animals by Steven M. Wise, 50 Years at Gombe by Jane Goodall, Orangutans: Wiza.

  Humans share many traits with primates, such as these Barbary macaques, including excellent vision and great dexterity. Image: markhsal/Flickr. Everyone reading this blog is a primate. We hear it Author: Erin Wayman. Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research: Biology and Management represents the most comprehensive publication of its type on nonhuman primates. It also provides basic information on the biology and management of primates for anyone responsible for the care and use of these animals. A related book on primate diseases will be published in

Purchase Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research, Volume 1 - 2nd Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBN , Intended as a sequel to Primate Societies, The Evolution of Primate Societies compiles thirty-one chapters that review the current state of knowledge regarding the behavior of nonhuman primates. Chapters are written by the leading authorities in the field and organized around four major adaptive problems primates face as they strive to grow, maintain themselves, and reproduce .


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The Human Primate [Passingham, Richard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Human PrimateCited by: About this book The Primate Origins of Human Nature (Volume 3 in The Foundations of Human Biology series) blends several elements from evolutionary biology as applied to primate behavioral ecology and primate psychology, classical physical anthropology and evolutionary psychology of humans.

"Gebo's consistent focus throughout the book [is] on how anatomical differences relate mechanically to differences in function. Subsequent well-illustrated chapters discuss the hard anatomy of the primate body―heads, teeth, backs, forelimbs, and hind limbs from both phylogenetic and functional perspectives."Cited by:   The Book of Humans by Adam Rutherford.

The Jungle Book's King Louie thought "man's red fire" was the coveted secret to being human, but no, Australian raptors have been seen deliberately seeding.

Commensalism and Conflict: The Human-primate Interface Volume 4 of Special topics in primatology: Editors: James D. Paterson, Janette Wallis: Contributor: American Society of Primatologists: Publisher: American Society of Primatologists, ISBN:Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

Designed for freshmen-to-graduate students in anthropology, paleontology, and biology, the book is a unique collection of classic papers, culled from the past 20 years of research. It is also an. Primate and Human Evolution Primate and Human Evolution provides a synthesis of the evolution and adaptive significance of human anatomical, physiological, and behavioral traits.

Using paleontology and modern human variation and biology, it compares hominid traits to those of other catarrhine primates both living.

The responsibility and commitment to proper caretaking of a primate is enormous. The Primate Care Book is an excellent The human primate book place. Those who already have a primate will find this book to be a great tool as well.

Be sure to add this book to your collection today. Almost Human () Robert M. Yerkes. Primates in Perspective (2nd edition) Book January gastrointestinal distress remains relatively common in captive non-human primates (NHPs), particularly dietary specialists such.

Human evolution, the process by which human beings developed on Earth from now-extinct primates. The only extant members of the human tribe, Hominini, belong to the species Homo sapiens. The exact nature of the evolutionary relationships between modern humans and their ancestors remains the subject of debate.

The human life span can be split into a number of stages: infancy, childhood, adolescence, young adulthood, adulthood and old age. The lengths of these stages, however, have varied across cultures and time periods. Compared to other primates, humans experience an unusually rapid growth spurt during adolescence, Class: Mammalia.

primates including ourselves. Recruited by the great anthropologist Louis Leakey, these remarkable women are responsible for some of the biggest advances in both primatology and our understanding of what it means to be human.

INTRODUCTION Primates is a book about doing science and being a scientist. Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey,File Size: 5MB. “The Evolution of Primate Societies is certain to become an essential reference in primatology for years to come.

It is a state of the art collection of theoretically grounded reviews in primatology—arguably the best such compilation available—and is undoubtedly already required reading for undergraduate and graduate courses alike.

The book extends beyond skeletal anatomy, with general overviews of growth and development in primates with special reference to neonates. The volume is richly illustrated, with a variety of high-quality images.

The atlas of high-resolution full skeleton, neonatal CT scans for six primate species provides a distinctive resource. A Primate's Memoir: A Neuroscientist's Unconventional Life Among the Baboons (Paperback).

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Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: R E Passingham. Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC Number. Primates vs Humans. Humans are primates, but they are the most developed and evolved species among all.

The most dominant species of the present-day Earth is the human, and they differ substantially from other animals including the evolutionarily much related primates.

The human species, Homo sapiens, is placed in the primate order of the class of mammals, which are chordates in the animal kingdom. Traits humans share with other primates include five digits with nails and opposable thumbs; an excellent sense of vision including the ability to see in color and stereoscopic vision; a large brain, high degree of.

Family Hominidae: great apes, including humans (8 species) Order Primates was established by Carl Linnaeus inin the tenth edition of his book Systema Naturae, for the genera Homo (humans), Simia (other apes and monkeys), Lemur (prosimians) and Vespertilio (bats).Class: Mammalia. Order Primates of class Mammalia includes lemurs, tarsiers, monkeys, apes, and humans.

Non-human primates live primarily in the tropical or subtropical regions of South America, Africa, and Asia.

They range in size from the mouse lemur at 30 grams (1 ounce) to the mountain gorilla at kilograms ( pounds). The Human Primate by R. E. Passingham A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: .The Nonhuman Primate in Drug Development and Safety Assessment is a valuable reference dedicated to compiling the latest research on nonhuman primate models in nonclinical safety assessment, regulatory toxicity testing and translational science.

By covering important topics such as study planning and conduct, inter-species genetic drift.In this chapter, we discuss the evolutionary anthropology of non-human primates in the fossil record.

In the sections below, we undertake a broad review of primate origins from the time of the dinosaurs up until the emergence of the first hominins. Each section starts with a review of the major global patterns of geography and climate.