Download Cognitive Development in Chimpanzees by T. Matsuzawa (Editor), M. Tomonaga (Editor), M. Tanaka PDF

By T. Matsuzawa (Editor), M. Tomonaga (Editor), M. Tanaka (Editor)

Show description

Read Online or Download Cognitive Development in Chimpanzees PDF

Similar cognitive books

Starmaking: Realism, Anti-Realism, and Irrealism

Starmaking brings jointly a cluster of labor released during the last 35 years by means of Nelson Goodman and Harvard colleagues, Hilary Putnam and Israel Scheffler, at the conceptual connections among monism and pluralism, absolutism and relativism, and idealism and diversified notions of realism - matters which are primary to metaphysics and epistemology.

More than Nature Needs: Language, Mind, and Evolution

The human brain is an not going evolutionary variation. How did people gather cognitive capacities way more strong than something a hunting-and-gathering primate had to live on? Alfred Russel Wallace, co-founder with Darwin of evolutionary idea, observed people as "divine exceptions" to normal choice.

Cognitive Neuroscience of Natural Language Use

After we consider daily language use, the 1st issues that are evoked comprise colloquial conversations, analyzing and writing e-mails, sending textual content messages or studying a booklet. yet will we learn the mind foundation of language as we use it in our day-by-day lives? As an issue of analysis, the cognitive neuroscience of language is way faraway from those language-in-use examples.

Extra resources for Cognitive Development in Chimpanzees

Sample text

Matsuzawa Fig. 20. The regeneration of the forest in the green corridor. The highest tree reached 9 m high in January 2005 after the initial effort 7 years ago. (Photograph by T. Matsuzawa) trees from 28 species. The total number of trees planted was 250. One and a half years later (July 1998), the trees in the garden were inspected by Hirata and Morimura (Hirata et al. 1998). 0% of those planted). Eight years later, in January 2005, a second inspection was carried out. During these 8 years, no further attempts at planting trees had been made in the area marked.

Grooming is an important aspect of their social life. (Photograph by T. Humle) munity while males move out. The Japanese monkey is one of the first primate species whose society has been fully analyzed by fieldwork since 1948 (Hirata et al. 2001a; Watanabe 2001). Solitary monkeys move independently from the group of monkeys, called a troop. They are all males, who are in the process of immigrating from the natal troop to the new one. In the case of chimpanzees, males stay in the natal community while females immigrate around the age of puberty.

2006), eye-to-eye contact, gaze detection, understanding of pointing, joint attention (Chapter 10 by Okamoto-Barth and Tomonaga), social referencing (Chapter 11 by Ueno), face recognition (Chapter 9 by Myowa-Yamakoshi), contagious yawning (Chapter 15 by 1 Sociocognitive Development in Chimpanzees 15 Fig. 7. Stone-tool use by a chimpanzee in the KUPRI community. The mother, named Chloe, is performing macadamia nut-cracking with stones, simulating oil-palm nut-cracking in the wild. The daughter, named Cleo, is observing the performance.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.20 of 5 – based on 31 votes