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Language and Intelligence in Monkeys and Apes Comparative Developmental Perspectives

Edited By: ST Parker and K Gibson
576 pages, Illus
Language and Intelligence in Monkeys and Apes
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  • Language and Intelligence in Monkeys and Apes ISBN: 9780521459693 Paperback Jan 1994 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 6 days
  • Language and Intelligence in Monkeys and Apes ISBN: 9780521380287 Hardback Dec 1990 Out of Print #14973
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Focuses on such areas as the nature of culture, intelligence, language, and imitation; the differences among species in mental abilities and developmental patterns; and the evolution of life histories and of mental abilities and their neurological bases.


List of contributors; Foreword Howard E. Gruber; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Theoretical frameworks for comparative developmental studies Sue Taylor Parker, Bernard Baars and Kathleen Rita Gibson; 2. Comparative developmental perspectives on Cebus intelligence Francesco Antinucci, Dorothy Munkenbeck Fragaszy, Kathleen Rita Gibson, Sue Taylor Parker and Patricia Poti; 3. Questions regarding imitation, language and cultural transmission in apes and monkeys Elisabetta Visalberghi, Dorothy Munkenbeck Fragaszy, Michael Tomasello and Jacques Vauclair; 4. Developmental perspectives on social intelligence and communication in great apes Juan Carlos Gomez, Kim A. Bard, Anne E. Russon and Ben G. Blount; 5. Development of numerical and classificatory abilities in chimpanzees and other vertebrates Sarah T. Boysen, Gary G. Barntson, Tetsuro Matsuzawa and Irene Maxine Pepperberg; 6. Comparative developmental perspectives on ape 'language' H. Lyn White Miles, Patricia Marks Greenfield and E. Sue Savage-Rumbaugh; Index.

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Edited By: ST Parker and K Gibson
576 pages, Illus
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