Monkeys, Apes, and Humans: Primatology in Japan by Michael A. Huffman,Naofumi Nakagawa,Yasuhiro Go,Hiroo

By Michael A. Huffman,Naofumi Nakagawa,Yasuhiro Go,Hiroo Imai,Masaki Tomonaga

This e-book introduces to the reader unusual with primatology in Japan 3 study tasks consultant of the original multidisciplinary technique conducted via scientists at Kyoto college, the country’s ideal establishment for primate reviews. The tasks are all aimed toward knowing the age-old questions, the place did we come from, and what makes us distinct or just like our primate ancestors? the 1st bankruptcy, via Naofumi Nakagawa, makes a speciality of the cultural variety of social habit within the jap macaque. This bankruptcy experiences study on primate tradition, specifically the paintings on eastern macaques, then provides what's arguably the 1st instance of a culturally transmitted social conference within the species, referred to as “hug-hug”. the second one bankruptcy, through Michael A. Huffman, introduces our present wisdom of self-medication in primates, established principally on a long term examine of untamed chimpanzees at Kyoto University’s longest ongoing chimpanzee box in Africa, Mahale, in Tanzania. The suite of behavioral diversifications to parasite infections in chimpanzees is in comparison with our present wisdom of self-medication in different primates and different animal species. The 3rd bankruptcy, by means of Yasuhiro cross, Hiroo Imai, and Masaki Tomonaga, describes the formidable efforts to mix cognitive technological know-how and genomics right into a new self-discipline referred to as “comparative cognitive genomics”. This bankruptcy offers an outline of contemporary developments in chimpanzee comparative cognition, the development of a chimpanzee genomic database, and comparative genomic stories on the person point, having a look into elements affecting character and individuality.

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