Infant Chimpanzee and Human Child: A Classic 1935 Comparative Study of Ape Emotions and Intelligence / Edition 1

Infant Chimpanzee and Human Child: A Classic 1935 Comparative Study of Ape Emotions and Intelligence / Edition 1

by N. N. Ladygina-Kohts, Frans B. M. de Waal, Boris Vekker
     
 

This edition presents the first complete English translation of N.N. Ladygina-Kohts' journal chronicling her pioneering work with the chimpanzee, Joni. The journal entries describe and compare the instincts, emotions, play, and habits of her son Rudy and Joni as each develops. First published in Moscow in 1935 as a memoir in the Darwin Museum Series, this edition

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This edition presents the first complete English translation of N.N. Ladygina-Kohts' journal chronicling her pioneering work with the chimpanzee, Joni. The journal entries describe and compare the instincts, emotions, play, and habits of her son Rudy and Joni as each develops. First published in Moscow in 1935 as a memoir in the Darwin Museum Series, this edition has 120 photographs, 46 drawings and an introduction by Allen and Beatrix Gardner of the Center for Advanced Study at the University of Nevada, as well as a Foreword and an Afterword by Lisa A. Parr, Signe Preuschoft, and Frans B. M. de Waal of the Living Links Center at Emory University.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195135657
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
Series in Affective Science Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
592
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.50(d)
Lexile:
1210L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction to the English Edition
Dedication
Preface
Introduction
Part I. 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 II. Analytical. Behavior of Human Child. Comparative Psychological Study
11. Human and Chimpanzee: Comparison of Appearances
12. Human Emotions 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 III. 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
Conclusion
Notes
Acknowledgements
Afterword: Research on Facial Emotion in Chimpanzees, 75 Years Since Kohts
References

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