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The Evolution of the Primate Hand

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 On Primitiveness, Prehensility, and Opposability of the Primate Hand: The Contributions of Frederic Wood Jones and John Russell Napier
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    Chapter 3 The Primate Wrist
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    Chapter 4 Morphological Diversity in the Digital Rays of Primate Hands
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    Chapter 5 The Role of Genes and Development in the Evolution of the Primate Hand
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    Chapter 6 Organization and Evolution of the Neural Control of the Hand in Primates: Motor Systems, Sensory Feedback, and Laterality
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    Chapter 7 Anatomy, Function, and Evolution of the Primate Hand Musculature
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    Chapter 8 Comparative and Functional Morphology of the Primate Hand Integument
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    Chapter 9 Functional Morphology of the Primate Hand: Recent Approaches Using Biomedical Imaging, Computer Modeling, and Engineering Methods
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    Chapter 10 Experimental Research on Hand Use and Function in Primates
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    Chapter 11 Biomechanics of the Human Hand: From Stone Tools to Computer Keyboards
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    Chapter 12 Functions of the Hand in Primates
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    Chapter 13 Patterns, Variability, and Flexibility of Hand Posture During Locomotion in Primates
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    Chapter 14 Hands of Paleogene Primates
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    Chapter 15 The Hands of Subfossil Lemurs
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    Chapter 16 The Hands of Fossil Non-hominoid Anthropoids
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    Chapter 17 The Hands of Miocene Hominoids
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    Chapter 18 Evolution of the Early Hominin Hand
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    Chapter 19 The Evolution of the Hand in Pleistocene Homo
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The Evolution of the Primate Hand
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Springer New York, January 2016
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-3646-5
978-1-4939-3644-1, 978-1-4939-3646-5

Tracy L. Kivell, Pierre Lemelin, Brian G. Richmond, Daniel Schmitt

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Country Count As %
Unknown 59 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 7%
Other 3 5%
Professor 2 3%
Researcher 2 3%
Student > Postgraduate 2 3%
Other 3 5%
Unknown 43 73%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 7%
Medicine and Dentistry 3 5%
Engineering 3 5%
Psychology 1 2%
Social Sciences 1 2%
Other 3 5%
Unknown 44 75%