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The mind of the chimpanzee : ecological and experimental perspectives

Author: Elizabeth Lonsdorf; Stephen R Ross; Tetsurō Matsuzawa; Jane Goodall
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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, and behave. The Mind of the Chimpanzee brings together scores of prominent scientists from around the world to share the most recent research into what goes on inside the mind of our closest living relative.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mind of the chimpanzee.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009042882
(OCoLC)457149432
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Lonsdorf; Stephen R Ross; Tetsurō Matsuzawa; Jane Goodall
ISBN: 9780226492810 0226492818
OCLC Number: 656902995
Notes: Based on the papers presented at a conference held in Chicago in 2007.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 379 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Foreword / Jane Goodall --
The chimpanzee mind : bridging fieldwork and laboratory work / Tetsuro Matsuzawa --
Early social cognition in chimpanzees / Masako Myowa-Yamakoshi --
Using an object manipulation task as a scale for comparing cognitive development in chimpanzees and humans / Misato Hayashi --
Do the chimpanzee eyes have it? / Masaki Tomonaga --
Understanding the expression and classification of chimpanzee facial expressions / Lisa A. Parr --
Behavioral and brain asymmetries in chimpanzees / William D. Hopkins, Jared Taglialatela, David A. Leavens, Jamie L. Russell, and Steve Schapiro --
Trapping the minds of apes : causal knowledge and inferential reasoning about object-object interactions / Josep Call --
A coming of age for cultural panthropology / Andrew Whiten --
The cultural mind of chimpanzees : how social tolerance can shape the transmission of culture / Victoria Horner --
How are army ants shedding new light on culture in chimpanzees? / Tatyana Humle --
The complexity of chimpanzee tool-use behaviors / Crickette M. Sanz and David B. Morgan --
Tool traditions and technologies : interdisciplinary approaches to chimpanzee nut cracking / Dora Biro, Susana Carvalho, and Tetsuro Matsuzawa --
Ubiquity of culture and possible social inheritance of sociality among wild chimpanzees / Michio Nakamura --
New theaters of conflict in the animal culture wars : recent findings from chimpanzees / W.C. McGrew --
Chimpanzee minds in nature / John C. Mitani, Sylvia J. Amsler, and Marissa E. Sobolewski --
Vocal communication in chimpanzees / Katie Slocombe and Klaus Zuberbühler --
The function and cognitive underpinnings of post-conflict affiliation in wild chimpanzees / Roman M. Wittig --
The role of intelligence in group hunting : are chimpanzees different from other social predators? / Ian C. Gilby and Richard C. Connor --
Chimpanzee social cognition / Michael Tomasello and Josep Call --
Intentional communication and comprehension of the partner's role in experimental cooperative tasks / Satoshi Hirata, Naruki Morimura, and Koki Fuwa --
Collaboration and helping in chimpanzees / Alicia P. Melis, Felix Warneken, and Brian Hare --
Inequity and prosocial behavior in chimpanzees / Sarah F. Brosnan --
The need for a bottom-up approach to chimpanzee cognition / Frans B.M. de Waal --
How cognitive studies help shape our obligation for the ethical care of chimpanzees / Stephen R. Ross --
Positive reinforcement training, social learning, and chimpanzee welfare / Jaine E. Perlman, Victoria Horner, Mollie A. Bloomsmith, Susan P. Lambeth, and Steven J. Schapiro --
Chimpanzee orphans : sanctuaries, reintroduction, and cognition / Benjamin B. Beck --
Human-chimpanzee competition and conflict in africa : a case study of coexistence in Bossou, Republic of Guinea / Kimberley J. Hockings --
Chimpanzee mind, behavior, and conservation / Elizabeth V. Lonsdorf --
Afterword : meanings of chimpanzee mind / Richard Wrangham.
Responsibility: [organized by] Elizabeth V. Lonsdorf, Stephen R. Ross, & Tetsuro Matsuzawa.

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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,  Read more...

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"An ideal introduction for those interested in contemporary primatological research exploring the chimpanzee mind."--Matthew V. Caruana "South African Archaeological Bulletin "

 
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