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Edited by Mark Burke

Howard University, United States of America


Nonhuman primates (referred to here as primates) provide an invaluable source of information for a multitude of scientific fields including ecology, evolution, biology, psychology, and biomedicine. This volume addresses various topics related to primate research that includes phylogeny, natural observations, primate ecosystem, sociocognitive abilities, disease pathophysiology, and neuroscience. Topics discussed here provide a platform for which to address human evolution, habitat preservation, human psyche, and pathophysiology of disease.

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PrimatesEdited by Mark Burke

Published: May 30th 2018

DOI: 10.5772/65832

ISBN: 978-1-78923-217-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-78923-216-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83881-252-2

Copyright year: 2018

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9247 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

9 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Primates - What the Monkey Brain Tells the Human Brain

By Mark W. Burke and Maurice Ptito


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2. An Overview of the Primates

By Colin Groves


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3. Preliminary Observations of Infant Ontogeny in the Philippine Tarsier (Tarsius syrichta) and the First Description of Play Behaviour and Its Ontogeny in Tarsiers

By Milada Řeháková


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4. Approaching Human Dimensions in Lemur Conservation at Lake Alaotra, Madagascar

By Lena M. Reibelt and Patrick O. Waeber


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5. The Time-Budget Perspective of the Role of Time Dimension in Modular Network Dynamics during Functions of the Brain

By Daya S. Gupta and Silmar Teixeira


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6. Pictorial Competence in Primates: A Cognitive Correlate of Mirror Self-Recognition?

By Parron Carole


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7. The Origins of Gibbon Ape Leukaemia Virus

By Gregory Stewart Simmons and Gervais Habarugira


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8. Trypanosoma cruzi Infection in Non-Human Primates

By Renato Sathler-Avelar, Armanda Moreira Mattoso-Barbosa, Olindo Assis Martins-Filho, Andrea Teixeira-Carvalho, Danielle Marchetti Vitelli-Avelar, John L. VandeBerg and Jane F. VandeBerg


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9. The Endocannabinoid System in the Vervet Monkey Retina

By Joseph Bouskila, Roberta Palmour, Jean-François Bouchard and Maurice Ptito


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10. White Matter Tracts Visualized by Parvalbumin in Nonhuman Primates

By Kathleen Rockland


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