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Study of prosimian behavior

Study of prosimian behavior

edited by G.A. Doyle, R.D. Martin.

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Published by Academic Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mammals -- Behavior,
  • Primates -- Behavior

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Other titlesProsimian behavior
    ContributionsDoyle, Gerald A., Martin, Robert Denis
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 696 p. ill. ;
    Number of Pages696
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20115630M

    Rather the focus of each chapter is to examine the nature and range of primate responses to changes in their ecological and social environments, and to use data on South American monkeys to address critical theoretical questions in the study of primate behavior, ecology, and s: 1. The Behavior and Ecology of the Sportive Lemur (Lepilemur mustelinus) in Relation to its Dietary Peculiarities. Pp. in R Martin, G Doyle, A Walker, eds. Prosimian Biology. London: A.C. Duckworth.

    I just saw this classic sitting on one of my book shelves. This was published in and represented close to the state of the art in studies of primate behavior. I bought this when I was an undergraduate student at Bradley University and took it with me to graduate school, where I found considerable use for it/5(1). Leaping Ahead: Advances in Prosimian Biology presents a summary of the state of prosimian biology as we move into the second decade of the 21st century. The book covers a wide range of topics, from.

    A long-term study of the rain forest birds in M'Passa (Gabon). In Biogeography and ecology of forest bird communities, edited by A. Keast, –The Hague: Academic Publishing. Buchler, E. R The Study of Prosimian Behavior, New York: Academic Press. Drenhaus, U. Ein Beitrag zur Taxonomie der Lemuriformes Gregory unter besonderer Berucksichtigung der .


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The Study of Prosimian Behavior aims to provide as complete coverage as possible to the field of prosimian behavior. Organized into 14 chapters, the book begins with the classification of the prosimians, followed by the phylogenetic aspects of prosimian behavior.

It also explains the development of behavior, learning, intelligence, and vocal and olfactory communications in Edition: 1.

The Study of Prosimian Behavior aims to provide as complete coverage as possible to the field of prosimian behavior. Organized into 14 chapters, the book begins with the classification of the prosimians, followed by the phylogenetic aspects of prosimian behavior.

The Study of Prosimian Behavior aims to provide as complete coverage as possible to the field of prosimian behavior. Organized into 14 chapters, the book. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Other Titles: Prosimian behavior. Responsibility.

Genre/Form: Electronic Study of prosimian behavior book Additional Physical Format: Print version: Study of prosimian behavior. New York: Academic Press, (DLC) Behavioral Management of Prosimians With Meg H.

Dye Behavioral management is a comprehensive strategy that includes using enrichment, positive reinforcement training, facilities and enclosure design, positive staff–animal interactions, and behavioral monitoring to promote psychological well-being.

According to the jacket blurb "this book is the first comprehensive study of the prosimian primates (lemurs, bush-babies, lorises, pottos, and tarsiers). The volume presents a combined treatment of prosimian behavior both in the field and in the laboratory. No ownership : Hardcover.

Housing. Prosimians can be kept safely in a wide variety of cages and enclosures, ranging from multihectare outdoor habitat enclosures, corrals, and large indoor rooms to complexes of small wire cages or even small single cages with a volume of 1 or 2 m monitoring and protection from hypothermia, the smaller, mainly nocturnal forms are best kept indoors on reversed lighting schedules.

Chapters in the book discuss topics on the history of the study of cognitive processes in primates; ways in which visual stimuli in monkeys are perceived, stored in memory, and retrieved; and behavior of prosimians. The book will be of value to primatologists, psychologists, and zoologists.

The Teeth of Prosimians, Monkeys, and Apes. Frank P. Cuozzo. Search for more papers by this author. The study of non‐human primate teeth has a long history in anthropology, vertebrate paleontology, and mammalian biology.

the ability to understand primate teeth in the context of detailed ecology and behavior emerged. Today, when. The book is divided into two parts. The first part is comprised of five chapters detailing field studies conducted during the seven successive and overlapping field trips, from November to July Inthe first sonagrams of nocturnal prosimians were published (Andrew, ).

In the following decade, however, interest in the study of prosimian vocal behavior. Development of behaviour in prosimians with special reference to the lesser bushbaby, Galago senegalensis moholi. In: Doyle, G.A. and Martin, R.D.

(eds.), The Study of Prosimian Behavior. Academic Press, New York, pp. – The books represent the major edited volumes published since that contain papers on nocturnal prosimian ranging behavior.

We ad- dress the methods used to record animal locations and to estimate home range area as they are described in these studies, and discuss the usefulness and limi. Leaving for the time-being the fact that prosimains too engage in social behavior as a defense against predation, and sticking to the traditional view that crypsis best defines their defense mechanism, the thing to be noted is the relative abundance of predatory strategies on prosimian evolution.

A whole book has been written keeping that in mind!. This user's guide accompanies a CD-ROM which combines photos, illustrations, video, sound and text to provide a multimedia presentation of the non-human primates. It presents the natural history of more than species of non-human primates juxtaposed with images of the species and a map of their distribution.

Three major headings-Attributes, Ecology and Social Behaviour-provide easy access. Doyle, G. A., and R. Martin (eds.). THE STUDY OF PROSIMIAN BEHAVIOR.

Academic Press, New York, NY, pp., Price, $ This is a collection of 14 articles covering all aspects of whole-animal biology of prosimians. Each article takes a taxonomic approach: all species are mentioned in each context, even when.

Literature: loris and potto behaviour (See also publication lists of coauthors). General review of prosimian behaviour: Doyle, G.

A., Behavior of prosimians. Often used as models for early primate anatomy and behavior, prosimians include a rich diversity of species exhibiting a complex range of social behavior, dietary specializations, and locomotor habits.

Although more geographically widespread in the past, today these generally small primates are restricted to the Old World.

The volume of studies on prosimian primates has, until recently, tended to lag well behind that of studies on the higher primates. This is so despite the fact that the considerable intrinsic interest of the living prosimians and the signifi­ cance of their stuQ,y for our understanding of the earlier stages of primate evolution have long been acknowledged by zoologists, paleontologists, and.

The Psychology of Prosocial Behavior provides original contributions that examine current perspectives and promising directions for future research on helping behaviors and related core issues.

Covers contributions which deal explicitly with interventions designed to foster out-group helping (and to improve its quality) in real world settings.Prosimians are the primates farthest removed from humans, and there is much less likelihood of disease transmission between humans and prosimians than between humans and other primates.

In fact, no case of a transmission of a zoonosis from prosimian to human could be found in a .Martin and Gerald Boyle called "Prosimian Behavior". The second was held at Duke University in and resulted in the book “Creatures of the Dark”, edited by Lon.