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The Mentalities of Gorillas and Orangutans

Comparative Perspectives

by Sue Taylor Parker

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Behavioural theory (Behaviourism),
  • Cognition & cognitive psychology,
  • Evolution,
  • Primates,
  • Psychology, Comparative,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - General,
  • Animal Psychology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • Psychology,
  • Life Sciences - Zoology - Primatology,
  • Anthropology - Physical,
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • Gorilla--Psychology,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Cognitive Psychology,
  • Nature,
  • Apes & Monkeys,
  • Gorilla,
  • Orangutan

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSue Taylor Parker (Editor), Robert W. Mitchell (Editor), H. Lyn Miles (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7747074M
    ISBN 100521580277
    ISBN 109780521580274

    In the African wilderness, mountain gorillas are severely threatened. These gentle giants are the largest of all the apes, living in family groups that fascinate scientists and enthusiasts alike. This appealing and timely book uses clear, attractive photographs to illuminate text on such topics as* mountain habitats* the social structure of gorilla family groups* threats of disease* dangers of 5/5(1). Feldner, the author, gets an advance copy of an A&E special "Gorillas: Primal Contact," and, maybe as a joke, sends it to Koko for review. Repeats claim that the gestures Koko uses are American Sign Language (Ameslan), and extends the claim, probably to Washo and Chantek.

    The Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) is a species of orangutan native to the island of er with the Sumatran orangutan and Tapanuli orangutan, it belongs to the only genus of great apes native to the other great apes, orangutans are highly intelligent, displaying tool use and distinct cultural patterns in the : Mammalia. Self-recognition in Chimpanzees and Orangutans, but not Gorillas Recognition of one's own reflection in a mirror qualifies as an objective test of self-awareness. Although most primates appear incapable of learning that their behavior is the source of the behavior depicted in a mirror, the present study replicates previous reports showing that Cited by:

    The Mentalities of Gorillas and Orangutans: Comparative Perspectives Parker, Sue Taylor (Editor)/ Mitchell, Robert W. (Editor)/ Miles, H. Lyn (Editor) Published by . Boysen ST, Kuhlmeier VA, Halliday PO, Halliday YM () Tool use in captive gorillas. In: Parker ST, Mitchell RW, Miles HL, editors. The mentalities of gorillas and orangutans: Comparative perspectives. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. – 4. Wood RJ () Spontaneous use of sticks by gorillas at Howlett's Zoo Park, by:


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This volume aims to help complete the picture of hominoid cognition by bringing together the work on gorillas and orangutans and setting it in comparative perspective. The introductory chapters set the evolutionary context for comparing cognition in gorillas and orangutans to that of chimpanzees, bonobos and humans.

"The Mentalities of Gorillas and Orangutans is a dynamic collection of technical papers that casts a bright light onto the depth and breadth of these two genera of great apes this book fills a longstanding knowledge by:   This book's introductory chapters set the evolutionary context for comparing cognition in gorillas and orangutans to that of chimpanzees, bonobos and humans.

The remaining chapters focus primarily on the kinds and levels of intelligence displayed by orangutans and gorillas compared to other great apes, including performances in the classic Price: $ Such limited tool use by wild orangutans was inconsistent with observations of captive orangutans.

In contrast to their wild counterparts, captive and rehabilitant orangutans demonstrated a rich array of flexible tool behavior, at least as complex as that demonstrated by chimpanzees under similar conditions (Lethmate, ; Russon & Galdikas Cited by:   The Mentalities of Gorillas and Orangutans by Sue Taylor Parker,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(3).

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The mentalities of gorillas and orangutans: comparative perspectives. [Sue Taylor Parker; Robert W Mitchell; H Lyn Miles;] -- This interesting study sets gorilla and orangutan cognitive abilities in context with the other great apes and humans.

Research on the mental abilities of chimpanzees and bonobos has been widely celebrated and used in reconstructions of human evolution. In contrast, less attention has been paid to the abilities of gorillas and orangutans.

This volume aims to help complete the picture of hominoid cognition by bringing together the work on gorillas and orangutans and setting it in. The Mentalities of Gorillas and Orangutans: Comparative Perspectives Article in American Anthropologist (2) - January with 31 Reads How we measure 'reads'.

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“When gorillas smell danger, they run around and call out to the rest of the primates in the jungle to warn them something evil is coming. And when one of their own dies, they mourn for days while beating themselves up in sadness for failing to save that gorilla, even if.

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Development of tool use in a macaque and a gorilla. Primates. ; Cited by: In bringing the facts of this crisis and these impending extinctions into a single, accessible book, Peterson takes us one step closer to averting one of the most disturbing threats to our closest relatives.

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