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primatology

(prī′mə-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of zoology that deals with primates.

pri′ma·to·log′i·cal (-tl-ŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
pri′ma·tol′o·gist n.
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That women could endow the field of primatology with fresh and unbiased perceptions was certainly not lost on Leakey (King 1991, 19).
One of the most interesting points illustrated in this graphic novel is that none of these women had a degree in primatology, or a background in science, when they began their observations of chimps, gorillas, and orangutans.
I intend to develop it further, in collaboration with Holly Dugan, as part of our coauthored monograph, The Famous Ape: Shakespeare and Primatology.
Leona Hartland, from Crawcrook, Gateshead, is a former evolutionary anthropology student who has launched a business to give online tuition in primatology .
The next step will be returning to the 90,000 acre (38,000 hectare) forest to try to find out how many grizzly langurs there are, according to the team of local and international scientists, who published their findings in the American Journal of Primatology on Friday.
Matt Rossano explores the topic, using recent findings from a variety of fields--anthropology, archaeology, biology, developmental human biology, neuroscience, philosophy, primatology, psychology, and sociology among others--to weave an intriguing examination of religion and human evolution.
The forty scholars from different countries who made this erudite sum possible address the fossil, genetic and archaeological evidence and examine the ways these have so far been interpreted, using a variety of approaches from paleogenetics, comparative biology, primatology, behavioural ecology, historical linguistics, paleolithic archaeology, cognitive science and social anthropology.
Recent groundbreaking research on this issue has emerged from primatology and ethology (de Waal, 2003); neuroscience (Ramachandran, 2000); developmental psychology (Batson, 2006; Batson et al.
Ranging in date from 1957 to 1977 and including an exchange with education scholar Howard Haymes, the essays examine the presence of sexist stereotypes and preconceptions in the biological and social sciences, especially primatology, sociobiology, and anthropology.
By studying the fossilized bones and tools of our ancestors and examining our nearest living relatives, Alda helps viewers to understand what we have in common and what sets us apart in this three-part PBS series that delves into a wealth of a scientific disciplines, including archaeology, primatology, neuroscience, behavioral psychology, and even philosophy.
Vasey in International Review of Primatology, "Available data indicate that this behavior [same-sex sexuality] is phylogenetically widespread among the anthropoid primates, but totally absent among prosimians.
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