Games Primates Play

Games Primates Play

An Undercover Investigation of the Evolution and Economics of Human Relationships

eBook - 2012
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A primatologist examines unspoken social customs, from jilting a lover to being competitive on the job, to explain how behavioral complexities are linked to humans' primate heritage.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Basic Books, Ă2012
ISBN: 9780465029303
0465029302
9780465020782
046502078X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xviii, 302 pages) : illustrations
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Oct 17, 2013

I have used techniques learned from this book's observations of monkey communities to negotiate Board meetings . . . no joke.

srmechs Jun 22, 2013

A readable and very interesting account of the sources of much of human social behavior

Poisonivy Jun 13, 2012

Provides analogies of behaviours of our closest primate relatives and the human equivalent. It turns out we are not above biology despite what most people believe. One just has to look to our more hairy counterparts.

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