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Primate behavior and the emergence of human culture

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Holt, Rinehart and Winston , New York
Primates -- Behavior, Human evolution, Culture -- Origin, Social behavior in animals, Psychology, Compar
StatementJane Beckman Lancaster.
SeriesBasic anthropology units
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LC ClassificationsGN280.7 .L36
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Paginationxii, 98 p. :
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Open LibraryOL5058733M
ISBN 10003091311X
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Primate Behavior and the Emergence of Human Culture (Basic anthropology units) Paperback – June 1, by Jane B. Lancaster (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: Because human society creates the culture that governs individual behavior, it can control individual members in a way that other primate societies cannot.

Culture can facilitate cooperative and group activities, but can also lead individuals to behave contrary to their own evolutionary best interests.5/5(2). Primate behavior and the emergence of human culture. [Jane Beckman Lancaster] -- "The purpose of this book is to present an introduction to the understanding of man and human behavior as the products of a long, evolutionary history."--Page ix.

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Primate behavior and the emergence of human culture / Jane Beckman Lancaster. Format Book Published New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [] Description xii, 98 p.: ill. ; 24 cm. Series Basic anthropology units Notes Bibliography: p.

Subject headings Primates--Behavior. Biologists and anthropologists in Japan have played a crucial role in the development of primatology as a scientific discipline. Publication of Primate Origins of Human Cognition and Behavior under th. In Primate Perspectives on Behavior and Cognition, experts with a diverse range of perspectives explore the contributions made to the study of primate cognition and behavior and provide guideposts for new generations of researchers studying behavior as manifested across primate contributors first explore commonly used research methodology and then look at the groundbreaking Pages: About this book The Primate Origins of Human Nature (Volume 3 in The Foundations of Human Biology series) blends several elements from evolutionary biology as applied to primate behavioral ecology and primate psychology, classical physical anthropology and evolutionary psychology of humans.

Evidence from the behavior of non- human mammals is thus used to generate hypotheses concerning the evolution of human subsistence patterns in the big-game hunting phase (social carnivore models) and in a Journal of Human Evolution () 7, M.D. ROSE pre big-game hunting, collecting-predatory phase (baboon and chimpanzee models).Cited by: 9.

Culture, Health and Illness: An Introduction for Health Professionals, Second edition discusses the fundamentals of medical anthropology. The book is comprised of 12 chapters that present both the theoretical framework and case histories relevant to the topic.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the How Culture Makes Us Human: Primate Social Evolution and the Formation of Human Societies by Dwight W Read at Barnes & Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Culture in the Emergence of Complex Societies,” explored the interplay between culture in the form of a conceptual system of kinship relations and change in social organization, a Cited by: Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. For 30 years, scientists have been studying stone-handling behavior in several troops of Japanese macaques to catch a unique glimpse of primate culture. By.

rial culture among non-human extant primates and i n identi fying the typ e of mater ial asse mblages that could characterize ancient nut-cracking sites of chimpan zees (e.g.

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Jane Beckman Lancaster. Foreword by George and Louise Spindler. Basic Anthropology Units. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, xii + 98 pp. $ (paper).Cited by: 2. 17 hours ago  Human flexibility, by itself, would have sufficed to require humans to think in terms like “good” and “evil.” But the problem of “evil” – of destructiveness of living-serving order – was compounded by what happened when our kind stepped out of merely “cultural” life.

This book is to a much greater extent a study—and a high-ly successful one—of “the evolution of a uniquely human way of life,” than a study of “the emergence of culture.” In any case, however, this is a very important contribution to the study of human culture, that deserves to be read by ev.

It is argued that a number of recent writings based on primate studies and on analysis of early hominid evolution have blurred certain central issues regarding human and non-human primate behavior.

The central problem of how man organizes his experience and how he interacts with his environment is seldom squarely faced.

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A framework is provided here which examines tool-making in terms of Cited by:   Evidence from other primates of male sexual coercion and female resistance to it indicates that the sexual conflicts of interest that underlie patriarchy predate the emergence of the human species.

Humans, however, exhibit more extensive male dominance and male control of female sexuality than is shown by most other by:   The Science of Sexism: Primate Behavior and the Culture of Sexual Coercion as a reoccurring feature of human behavior.

These findings still need to Author: Eric Michael Johnson. Primate Cultural Behavior Language The Primate Continuum OU T L I N E ences on human behavior because of concerns that behaviors will be viewed as fixed and Primate Behavior!"# CHAPTER 7 social structure The composition, size, and sex ratio of a group of animals.

TheFile Size: 5MB. Since most primates live in social groups, it may be that such conciliatory measures serve to maintain some semblance of social structure, offsetting the disruptive effects of aggression. (To learn more about primate behavior and aggression, see the primer by Frans de Waal in this issue [DOI: /].).

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In his landmark book, The Origins of the Modern Mind, Merlin Donald argues for a three-stage view of human culture. First, there was “mimetic culture,” in which humans were able to symbolize. Hypothesis of foraging strategy from the viewpoint of gustation in primates \/ Y.

Ueno -- Lemur vocal communication and the origin of human language \/ R. Oda -- Vocal exchange of coo calls in Japanese macaques \/ H. Sugiura -- Hearing and auditory-visual intermodal recognition in the chimpanzee \/ K.

Hashiya, S. Kojima -- Early vocal. Since most primates live in social groups, it may be that such conciliatory measures serve to maintain some semblance of social structure, offsetting the disruptive effects of aggression.

(To learn more about primate behavior and aggression, see the primer by Frans de Waal in this issue [DOI: /].) ].). non-human primates and other mammals in modeling the origins of early human social behavior, Susan Cachel argues that human intelligence does not arise from complex social interactions, but from attentiveness to the natural world.

This book will be a rich source of inspiration for all those. For a behavior to be considered a cultural practice in nonhuman primates it must meet certain conditions: the behavior must be practiced by multiple members of the community, it Author: Eric Michael Johnson.

Man was and is a promising primate, of endless potential coupled with a vulnerable need to exchange promises.

From these emerge kinship systems, society, and culture. This incisive and gracefully written book offers both a new synthesis and a fresh starting point for evolutionists in several disciplines.

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In his book A Primate's Memoir, Sapolsky studied the activities and lifestyle of the Forest Troop to explore the relationship between stress and disease. In typical baboon fashion, the males behaved badly, angling either to assume or maintain dominance with higher ranking males or engaging in bloody battles with lower ranking males, which often.⋅ Riverhead Books Website.

My Family Album Thirty Years of Primate Photography. ⋅ University of California Press. Animal Social Complexity Intelligence, Culture, and Individualized Societies. Edited by Frans de Waal and Peter L.

Tyack ⋅ Harvard What Primate Behavior Can Tell Us About Human Society Evolution.Introduction. A goal of primatology is to understand the enormous variability in primate social behavior.

Early investigators examined interspecies differences, e.g., that pair-bonding is more common among arboreal than terrestrial primates (Crook and Gartlan ).Attention has also focused on geographical differences in behavior within species (Whiten et al. ).Cited by: