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Primate Neuroethology
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Primate Neuroethology

Michael Platt and Asif Ghazanfar


This edited volume bridges the epistemological gap between primate ethologists and primate neurobiologists. Experts in several fields review work ranging from primate foraging behavior, to the neurophysiology of motor control; from vocal communication, to the functions of the auditory cortex. This synthesis of the cognitive, ethological, and neurobiological approaches to primate behavior yields an understanding of our primate cousins to date, and sheds light on the evolutionary development of human behavior and cognition. The book contains chapters by primatologists, comparative psychologists, ... More

Keywords: primate neuroethnology, primate ethologists, primate neurobiologists, primate behaviour, neurophysiology, motor control, vocal communication, auditory cortex, foraging, evolutionary development

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195326598
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326598.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Platt, editor
Duke University

Asif Ghazanfar, editor
Princeton University