Summary: 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 Advan
ced 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.
Summary: 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. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:02 Cover: Publisher:Oxford University Press Year Published: 2002 International: No
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Ladygina-Kohts, N. N. :
De Waal, Frans B. M. (Ed.) : Emory University
Vekker, Boris (Translator) :
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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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