8 edition of Animal Social Complexity found in the catalog.
September 28, 2005
by Harvard University Press
Written in English
|Contributions||Frans B. M. de Waal (Editor), Peter L. Tyack (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||640|
Sociality is the degree to which individuals in an animal population tend to associate in social groups (gregariousness) and form cooperative societies.. Sociality is a survival response to evolutionary pressures. For example, when a mother wasp stays near her larvae in the nest, parasites are less likely to eat the larvae. Biologists suspect that pressures from parasites and other predators. More than just “man’s best friend.” New research shows the real therapeutic benefits of pets and gives fresh insight into the evolving human-animal bond. From diabetic alert dogs to helping veterans suffering from PTSD, read about how the support of animals is changing people's lives.
Animal social complexity, like many other multifaceted processes, is a complex system. As a complex system, extracting causal relationships from the multitude of. Request PDF | On Dec 1, , Irwin S. Bernstein and others published Book Review: Animal Social Complexity. Intelligenge, Culture, and Individualized Societies. Edited by Frans B.M. de Waal and.
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Animal Social Complexity book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. For over 25 years, primatologists have speculated that intelligen /5(24). Social complexity turns out to be widespread indeed.
For example, in many animal societies one individual's innovation, such as tool use or a hunting technique, may spread within the group, thus creating a distinct culture.3/5(1). Animal Social Complexity is an important contribution to the scientific literature.
And it has a wealth of material for anyone fascinated by social animals and not intimidated by scientific methodology, a little bit of statistics, references and scholarly language.
January External links: buy from or. For over 25 years, primatologists have speculated that intelligence, at least in monkeys and apes, evolved as an adaptation to the complicated social milieu of hard-won friendships and bitterly contested rivalries.
Yet the Balkanization of animal research has prevented us from studying the same problem in other large-brained, long-lived animals, such as hyenas and elephants, bats and sperm whales. The Social Animal is not a bad book.
At its core it discusses the Human biology and psychology at various stages of life (literally cradle to grave). The author employs a novel like narrative of the lives of two pedestrians named Harold and Erica/5(K). “ This book is pure gold.
It takes a broad view of the fashionable—and indeed, perpetually interesting question—how animal intelligence relates to social behavior. The contents range from sperm whales to starlings, elephants’ treatment of a dead calf, and chimpanzees’ use of. Social complexity turns out to be widespread indeed.
For example, in many animal societies one individual’s innovation, such as tool use or a hunting technique, may spread within the group, thus creating a distinct culture.
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm: Contents: Life history and cognitive evolution in primates / Carel P. van Schaik and Robert O.
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[F B M de Waal; Peter L Tyack;] -- For over 25 years, primatologists have speculated that intelligence, at least in monkeys and apes, evolved as an adaptation to the complicated. Buy Animal Social Complexity: Intelligence, Culture and Individualised Societies by De Waal, Frans Bm (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
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And it has a wealth of material for anyone fascinated by social animals and not intimidated by scientific methodology, a little bit of statistics, references and scholarly language.5/5().
The issue over consciousness, like many aspects of animal behavior, is confused by a lack of definitions people agree on. We tend to use the word consciousness to. Equivalence Classification as an Approach to Social Knowledge: From Sea Lions to Simians Schusterman, Ronald J.
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Animal social behaviour, the suite of interactions that occur between two or more individual animals, usually of the same species, when they form simple aggregations, cooperate in sexual or parental behaviour, engage in disputes over territory and access to mates, or simply communicate across.
Complex social phenomena occur not only among humans, but also throughout the animal kingdom, from bacteria and amoebae to non-human primates.
At a lower complexity they concern phenomena such as the Cited by: 7.Cultural complexity first emerges among complex hunter-gatherers of the Upper Palaeolithic in Eurasia, but only becomes widespread with the succeeding Mesolithic or Archaic periods in the Old World and New World.
Increasing levels of complexity are argued to be related to the ability to produce food surpluses and to use them in a variety of strategies that enhance individual abilities to.Formal schooling is entirely based on social learning.
Even so-called self-directed learning and discovery is actually social because when we discover information in a book, someone else put it there.