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The Evolution of Social Communication in Primates

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    Chapter 1 The Evolution of Social Communication in Primates
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    Chapter 2 Lord Monboddo’s Ourang-Outang and the Origin and Progress of Language
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    Chapter 3 Ferality and Morality: The Politics of the “Forbidden Experiment” in the Twentieth Century
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    Chapter 4 Experimental Conversations: Sign Language Studies with Chimpanzees
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    Chapter 5 How Primate Mothers and Infants Communicate: Characterizing Interaction in Mother–Infant Studies
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    Chapter 6 On Prototypical Facial Expressions Versus Variation in Facial Behavior: What Have We Learned on the “Visibility” of Emotions from Measuring Facial Actions in Humans and Apes
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    Chapter 7 The Evolution of Joint Attention: A Review and Critique
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    Chapter 8 Describing Mental States: From Brain Science to a Science of Mind Reading
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    Chapter 9 Bodily Mimesis and the Transition to Speech
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    Chapter 10 From Grasping to Grooming to Gossip: Innovative Use of Chimpanzee Signals in Novel Environments Supports Both Vocal and Gestural Theories of Language Origins
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    Chapter 11 Reevaluating Chimpanzee Vocal Signals: Toward a Multimodal Account of the Origins of Human Communication
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    Chapter 12 Communication and Human Uniqueness
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    Chapter 13 How did Humans become Behaviorally Modern? Revisiting the “Art First” Hypothesis
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    Chapter 14 Experiments and Simulations Can Inform Evolutionary Theories of the Cultural Evolution of Language
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    Chapter 15 The Emergence of Modern Communication in Primates: A Computational Approach
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    Chapter 16 What Can an Extended Synthesis do for Biolinguistics: On the Needs and Benefits of Eco-Evo-Devo Program
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The Evolution of Social Communication in Primates
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Springer International Publishing, January 2014
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-02669-5
978-3-31-902668-8, 978-3-31-902669-5

Marco Pina, Nathalie Gontier

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Country Count As %
Unknown 62 100%

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 14 23%
Student > Master 11 18%
Student > Bachelor 10 16%
Researcher 7 11%
Unspecified 6 10%
Other 14 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 26 42%
Psychology 14 23%
Unspecified 6 10%
Arts and Humanities 5 8%
Linguistics 4 6%
Other 7 11%