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Primates; studies in adaptation and variability.

Phyllis Dolhinow

Primates; studies in adaptation and variability.

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Primates -- Behavior -- Addresses, essays, lectures

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhyllis C. Jay, editor.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL785.5.P7 J38
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 529 p.
    Number of Pages529
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5610687M
    LC Control Number68018414


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Primates; studies in adaptation and variability. by Phyllis Dolhinow Download PDF EPUB FB2

It reminds us of the loss to our understanding of primates occasioned by Hall's premature death. Part II moves on to a set of essays on "Variability in species behavior." Here, we see essays on variation in primate behavior among such species as gibbons, Indian langurs, Japanese macaques, baboons, and chimpanzees, inter alia.4/5(1).

Primates: Studies in Adaptation and Variability [Jay, Phyllis C., editor.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Primates: Studies in Adaptation and VariabilityCited by: A progress report that outlines the kinds of studies of primate behavior and variability that still need to be made.

Written by eminent authorities in the fields of anthropology, psychology, zoology, and psychiatry, the selections in this volume concern primate social behavior, adaptation, and variation.

Book Review. Primates: Studies in adaptation and variability. Edited by Phyllis C. Jay. illustrated. Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York. $ Emil W. Menzel Jr. Delta Regional Primate Research Center, Tulane University. Search for more papers by this author. Emil W. Menzel Jr. Delta Regional Primate Research Center, Tulane Cited by: Click on the book chapter title to read : Robin Fox.

Primate Adaptation and Evolutionis the only recent text published in this rapidly progressing field. It provides you with an extensive, current survey of the order Primates, both living and fossil. By combining information on primate anatomy, ecology, and behavior with the primate fossil record, this book enables students to study primates from all epochs as a single, viable group.

Primate Adaptation and Evolutionis the only recent text published in this rapidly progressing provides you with an extensive, current survey of the order Primates, both living and fossil. By combining information on primate anatomy, ecology, and behavior with the primate fossil record, this book enables students to study primates from all epochs as a single, viable group.

This book provides a novel focus on adaptive explanations for cranial and postcranial features and functional complexes, socioecological systems, life history patterns, etc. in early primates. It further offers a detailed rendering of the phylogenetic affinities of such basal taxa to later primate clades as well as to other early/recent mammalian orders/5(2).

Arboreal Adaptations and the Origin of the Order Primates. Analysis of Patterns of Variation in Crania of Recent Man. Endocasts and Studies of Primate Brain Evolution. Australopithecine Endocasts Brain Evolution in the Hominoidea and a Model of Hominid Evolution. Here, we present a geometric morphometric study describing variation in cranial and endocranial shape of 14 species of Alouatta, Ateles, Brachyteles, and Lagothrix and two extinct taxa, Cartelles.

Primate Adaptation and Evolution, Third Edition, is a thorough revision of the text of choice for courses in primate evolution. The book retains its grounding in the extant primate groups as the best way to understand the fossil trail and the evolution of these modern s: Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Primates: Studies in Adaptation and Variability at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

1 INTRODUCTION. Much has changed in our understanding of primate social behavior since the pioneering naturalistic field study conducted by Clarence Ray Carpenter on the behavior and social relations of mantled howler monkeys in changes reflect a combination of interacting factors, including: (i) shifts in disciplinary perspectives; (ii) advances in theory, methods, and analytical.

This book reviews and expands upon the newest fields of research in lemur behavioural biology, including recent analytical approaches that have so far been limited to studies of haplorrhine primates. Different methodological approaches are harmonised in this volume to break conceptual walls between both primate taxa and different disciplines.

Adaptation and the “adaptationist program” Studying adaptation The functional morphology of fossil species Ontogeny and anatomical genomics Phenotypic variability 6. Captive studies of non-human primates Introduction The influence of captivity on.

It reminds us of the loss to our understanding of primates occasioned by Hall's premature death. Part II moves on to a set of essays on "Variability in species behavior." Here, we see essays on variation in primate behavior among such species as gibbons, Indian langurs, Japanese macaques, baboons, and chimpanzees, inter alia.

Primates show a range of solutions to the problems surrounding sleep, and similarities and differences between monkeys and the large-bodied, nest-building great apes are described. Knowledge of natural sleep-related phenomena in non-human primates can provide valuable insights for human sleep research, and vice-versa.

Lemurs: Ecology and Adaptation brings together information from recent research, and provides new insight into the study of lemur origins, and the ecology and adaptation of both extant and recently extinct lemurs. In addition, it addresses issues of primate behavioral ecology and how environment can play a major role in explaining species s: 1.

An example of this comes from psychologist Emil Menzel's review of Jay's () edited volume, “Primates: Studies in Adaptation and Variability” in. This critical review of behavior patterns in nonhuman primates is an excellent study of the importance of female roles in different social groups and their significance in the evolution of human social life.

"A book that properly illuminates in rich detail not only developmental and socioecological aspects of primate behavior but also how and why certain questions are asked.

Eibl-Eibesfeldt, I. Ethological perspectives on primate studies. In P. Jay (Ed.), Primates, studies in adaptations and variability (pp. New York. The book is divided into four sections covering lemur origins and ecology, the evolution of lemur traits, ecology and adaptation, and lemur adaptations to changing environments.

I heartily recommend this up-to-date volume to any professional behavioral ecologist or graduate student interested in the primates. Evolutionary History of the Primates presents a documentation and analysis of the fossil record and evolutionary history of the primates to facilitate the understanding of the genealogy, adaptations, dispersal, and taxonomy of the order.

The book consists of 13 chapters; each chapter is devoted to a specific genera or higher taxa of primates. While primates are fascinating animals in their own right, we study non-human primates in anthropology with the ultimate goal of understanding more about our own biology and evolutionary history.

The close relationship between humans and non-human primates makes them excellent for studying humans via homology, looking at traits that are shared. Why Humans Are Important to Studies of Primate Diversity.

It is not in the least bit controversial to picture humans* within the context of the placental mammal group that we belong to, the primates. Primates: studies in adaptation and.

variability. and find it in the BOOK folder. [more] View project. Project. results on field studies of thermal adaptation in China, induces three. Peter M. Kappeler is the head of the Department of Behavior and Ecology at the German Primate Center in Göttingen.

He is editor of Primate Males: Causes and Consequences of Variation in Group Composition and coeditor of Lemur Social Systems and Their Ecological Basis. Michael E. Pereira is a research associate at the Lincoln Park Zoo and a science teacher at the Latin School of Chicago. Ethological study of yawning in primates.

Quantitative analysis and study of causation in two species of old world monkeys [Cercocebus albigena and Macaca fascicularis] Ethol. Primates: Studies in adaptation and variability.

New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston; pp. – Gothard KM, Erickson CA, Amaral1 DG. Evolution of hallucial grasping in primates --Implications of postcranial evidence for the origin of euprimates --Ankle and foot morphology of Cantius mckennai: adaptations and phylogenetic implications --Carpal anatomy of Smilodectes gracilis (Adapiformes, Notharctinae) and its significance for lemuriform phylogeny --Adaptive diversification.

Primatology is the scientific study of primates. It is a diverse discipline at the boundary between mammalogy and anthropology, and researchers can be found in academic departments of anatomy, anthropology, biology, medicine, psychology, veterinary sciences and zoology, as well as in animal sanctuaries, biomedical research facilities, museums and zoos.

In "The Descent of Man," Darwin examined special adaptations seen in many types of primates, including apes, lemurs, monkeys, and gorillas. They were very structurally similar to adaptations human have as well.

With the limited technology in Darwin's time, the hypothesis was criticized by many religious leaders. Primates typically have the ability to grasp because of an adaptation in the hands and sometimes the feet and tail as well. This is known as prehensile capability. Background.

Copy number variants (CNVs) are gains or losses of genomic material, and are now known to constitute a major source of genetic polymorphism in humans [].High resolution studies of human CNVs permit the investigation of the mechanisms causing CNV genesis [], the potential impact of CNVs on gene expression [], the contribution of CNVs to phenotypic variation [].

John G. Fleagle, in Primate Adaptation and Evolution (Third Edition), Paleoenvironments. A primate fossil is usually found along with other fossils, both plant and animal, and within a particular geological setting, all of which can yield useful information. Comparative approaches to the evolution of primate social behavior have typically involved two distinct lines of inquiry.

One has focused on phylogenetic analyses that treat social traits as static, species-specific characteristics; the other has focused on understanding the behavioral flexibility of particular populations or species in response to local ecological or demographic variables.

Primate Rep Hall KR Behaviour and ecology of the wild patas monkey, Erythrocebus patas, in Uganda. In Primates - Studies in Adaptation and Variability Jay PC (ed), Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, NY Hall KRL, DeVore I Baboon social behavior.

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Given the potential variability in behavioral patterns within a primate species, problems arise about the validity of field studies. This makes primates relatively flexible in their adaptations and allows them to successfully respond to changing environments.

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A lack of genetic variations as well as the effects of prolonged genetic drift may have been the root causes for the catastrophic decimation of native populations in the Americas from the 15th through the 19th centuries. Finally, we assessed whether demographic variability in primate vital rates is associated with body mass, life-history features, or the level of variability in climate across the study sites.

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