Infant Chimpanzee and Human Child: A Classic 1935 Comparative Study of Ape Emotions and Intelligence (Series in Affective Science)

Infant Chimpanzee and Human Child: A Classic 1935 Comparative Study of Ape Emotions and Intelligence (Series in Affective Science)

By: N.N. Ladygina-Kohts (author), Boris Vekker (translator), Boris Bekker (translator), Frans B.M. de Waal (editor), Franz de Waal (volume_editor)Hardback

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N.N. Ladygina-Kohts earned her degree in comparative psychology at Moscow University in 1917, then became the first curator of the Darwin Museum in Moscow. Her pioneering work with the chimpanzee, Joni, was reported throughout the continent during her lifetime, earning her a series of honors in the Soviet Union. Unfortunately, Infant Chimpanzee and Human Child, her diary comparing Joni's development with that of her son, Rudy, had never been translated completely. This volume presents the first, complete English translation with 120 photographs, an introduction by Allen and Beatrix Gardner of the Center for Advanced Study at the University of Nevada and an Afterword by Lisa A. Parr, Signe Preuschoft, and Frans B. M. de Waal of the Living Links Center.

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Contents

Part 1: Descriptive. Behavior of Infant Chimpanzee ; 1. Description of the Chimpanzee ; 2. Chimpanzee's Emotions: Their Expressions and Their Stimuli ; 3. Chimpanzee's Instincts ; 4. Chimpanzee's Play ; 5. Chimpanzee's Circumspect Behavior (Deception and Slyness) ; 6. Using Tools ; 7. Chimpanzee's Imitations ; 8. Chimpanzee's Memory ; 9. Conditional Language of Gestures and Sounds ; 10. Natural Sounds of the Chimpanzee ; Part 2: Analytical. Behaviour of Human Child. Comparative Psychological Study ; 11. Human and Chimpanzee: Comparison of Appearances ; 12. Human Emotion and Emotions of the Chimpanzee ; 13. Comparison of Human Instincts with Instincts of Chimpanzee ; 14. Human Play and Play of the Chimpanzee ; 15. Memory and Habits of the Human Child (Conditioned Reflex Acts) ; Part 3: Synthesis. Biopsychological Similarities and Dissimilarities in the Behavior of Infant Chimpanzee and Human Child ; 16. Similarities in Behavior of Human and Chimpanzee ; 17. Differences in the Behavior of Human and Chimpanzee

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/10/2001
  • ISBN13: 9780195135657
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 592
  • ID: 9780195135657
  • weight: 962
  • ISBN10: 0195135652
  • translations: Russian

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