Książki z tagiem „prymatologia”
  • Ape
    Ape
    Autor: John Sorenson
    Apes—to look at them is to see a mirror of ourselves. Our close genetic relatives fascinate and unnerve us with their similar behavior and social personality. Here, John Sorenson delves into our c...
    czytelników: 3 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 6 (2 głosy)
  • Our Inner Ape. A Leading Primatologist Explains Why We Are Who We Are
    Our Inner Ape. A Leading Primatologist Explains Why We Are Who We Are
    Autor: Frans de Waal
    It’s no secret that humans and apes share a host of traits, from the tribal communities we form to our irrepressible curiosity. We have a common ancestor, scientists tell us, so it’s natural that we a...
    czytelników: 2 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 0 (0 głosów)
  • Reason for Hope. A spiritual journey
    Reason for Hope. A spiritual journey
    Autor: Jane Goodall
    Dr. Jane Goodall's revolutionary study of chimpanzees in Tanzania's Gombe preserve forever altered the very, definition of humanity. Now, in a poignant and insightful memoir, Jane Goodall explores...
    czytelników: 2 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 0 (0 głosów)
  • Jane Goodall: 50 Years at Gombe
    Jane Goodall: 50 Years at Gombe
    Autor: Jane Goodall
    A great deal has happened since the publication of Jane Goodall: 40 Years at Gombe in 1999. Most recently, endeavors at the Gombe field site have included landmark research related to AIDS...
    czytelników: 2 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 0 (0 głosów)
  • The Mind of the Chimpanzee. Ecological and Experimental Perspectives
    The Mind of the Chimpanzee. Ecological and Experimental Perspectives
    Autorzy: Jane Goodall, Tetsuro Matuzawa, Elizabeth V. Lonsdorf
    Understanding the chimpanzee mind is akin to opening a window onto human consciousness. Many of our complex cognitive processes have origins that can be seen in the way that chimpanzees think, learn,...
    czytelników: 2 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 6 (1 głos)
  • The Neglected Ape
    czytelników: 2 | opinie: 1 | ocena: 7 (1 głos)
  • Primate Psychology
    Primate Psychology
    Autor: Dario Maestripieri
    In more ways than we may sometimes care to acknowledge, the human being is just another primate--it is certainly only very rarely that researchers into cognition, emotion, personality, and behavior...
    czytelników: 2 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 7 (1 głos)
  • The Mentalities of Gorillas and Orangutans. Comparative Perspectives
    The Mentalities of Gorillas and Orangutans. Comparative Perspectives
    Autor: Sue Taylor Parker
    Research on the mental abilities of chimpanzees and bonobos has been widely celebrated and used in reconstructions of human evolution. In contrast, less attention has been paid to the abilities of...
    czytelników: 2 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 6 (1 głos)
  • Primate Adaptation and Evolution
    Primate Adaptation and Evolution
    Autor: John G. Fleagle
    For many years John Fleagle's text on the adaptation and evolution of primates and early hominoid fossils was the the text of choice for teachers and research workers alike. Now, as the only such...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 7 (1 głos)
  • The Dynamic Dance. Nonvocal Communication in African Great Apes
    The Dynamic Dance. Nonvocal Communication in African Great Apes
    Autor: Barbara J. King
    Mother and infant negotiate over food; two high-status males jockey for power; female kin band together to get their way. It happens among humans and it happens among our closest living relatives in...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 6 (1 głos)
  • Primates Face to Face .The Conservation Implications of Human-nonhuman Primate Interconnections
    Primates Face to Face .The Conservation Implications of Human-nonhuman Primate Interconnections
    Autor: Agustin Fuentes
    As our closest evolutionary relatives, nonhuman primates are integral elements in our mythologies, diets and scientific paradigms, yet most species now face an uncertain future through exploitation...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 7 (1 głos)
  • Gorilla Biology. A Multidisciplinary Perspective
    Gorilla Biology. A Multidisciplinary Perspective
    Autor: Andrea B. Taylor
    Gorillas, one of our closest living relatives, are the largest living primates, and teeter on the brink of extinction. This study offers the first comparative perspective on gorilla populations...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 6 (1 głos)
  • The Evolution of Thought. Evolutionary Origins of Great Ape Intelligence
    The Evolution of Thought. Evolutionary Origins of Great Ape Intelligence
    Autor: Anne E. Russon
    Written for graduate students and researchers, this book reviews the reasons for, and the nature of, great ape intelligence. Great apes are the most intelligent primates next to humans. Exactly how...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 7 (1 głos)
  • The Real Chimpanzee. Sex Strategies in the Forest
    The Real Chimpanzee. Sex Strategies in the Forest
    Autor: Christophe Boesch
    The Real Chimpanzee encapsulates the fascinating behaviour of wild chimpanzees and discusses the differences observed in different populations across the species, and across the many levels of their...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 7 (1 głos)
  • Mountain Gorillas. Three Decades of Research at Karisoke
    Mountain Gorillas. Three Decades of Research at Karisoke
    Autor: Martha M. Robbins
    For the past three decades the mountain gorillas of Karisoke Research Center have been the subject of many studies focusing on their behaviour and ecology. Long-term observations on known...
    czytelników: 1 | opinie: 0 | ocena: 6 (1 głos)

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