Primate Cognition

Primate Cognition

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Since Charles Darwin first began formulating his theories on evolution much research has been conducted on primate cognition. In this book, Michael Tomasello and Josep Call set out to review all that is scientifically known about the cognitive skills of non-human primates and to assess the current state of our knowledge. The authors integrate empirical findings on the topic from the beginning of the century to the present, placing the work in a theoretical perspective.show more

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  • Hardback | 526 pages
  • 166.9 x 231.9 x 28.2mm | 716.67g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • 82 halftones, 40 line drawings, bibliography
  • 0195106237
  • 9780195106237

Table of contents

Introduction. Part I: Knowledge of the Physical World. 1: Space and Objects. 2: Tools and Causality. 3: Features and Categories. 4: Quantities. 5: Theories of Primate Physical Cognition. Part II: Knowlegde of the Social World. 6: Social Knowledge and Interaction. 7: Social Strategies and Communication. 8: Social Learning and Culture. 9: Theory of Mond. 10: Theories of Primate Social Cognition. Part III: A Theory Primate Cognition. 11: Nonhuman Primate Cognition. 12: Human Cognition. 13: Conclusion. Referencesshow more

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