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- DescriptionBrings together studies of monkeys and apes from both the laboratory and the field. Many broad aspects of primate life, including facial expressions, sexual signals, grooming, play, social organisation and parental care, are covered by the contributors and provide a whole new approach to primate behaviour.
- Author BiographyDesmond Morris , author of The Naked Ape and The Human Zoo was born in Wiltshire, England in 1928. In 1951 he graduated from the University of Birmingham with first class honors and moved to Oxford to pursue doctoral studies in animal behavior under the tutorship of Dr. Niko Tinbergen. In 1973 Desmond Morris returned to Oxford as a research fellow at Wolfson College. In this role he worked with Tinbergen's research group in the Department of Zoology and would continue to research human action-patterns. Over the ensuing years he has maintained his many interests in animal behavior research, the arts, and in making television programs and films. The more significant publications in these more recent years include Manwatching, a Field-Guide to Human Behaviour (1977), The Human Animal (1994) and Peoplewatching (2002). Darryl Bruce is professor of psychology at Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, USA. He is the author of many articles and the co-editor of Autobiographical Memory: Theoretical and Applied Perspective and Eyewitness Memory: Theoretical and Applied Perspectives .
- Author(s)Desmond Morris
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Inc
- Date of Publication01/09/2005
- GenreScience & Mathematics: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationSomerset
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- Content Note1, black & white illustrations
- Weight618 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine21 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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