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Really enjoyed this book!! I got it for an undergraduate comparative psychology book, but it was interesting enough to read leisurely. Read morePublished 7 months ago by L. J. Houston
A very interesting study in animal cognition and behavior.
The author reveals observational protocol for this sort of study. Read more
I picked this up for a class on comparative psychology and enjoyed it so much I bought a copy for my father as a gift. Read morePublished on June 20, 2013 by Amazon Customer
This book could not be more excellent. If you wanted to know about animal (especially primate) communication and cognition, this book is essential. Read morePublished on March 9, 2013 by Crustee
I'd call this book a must-read for anyone who is curious about primate evolution. The baboons are not our direct ancestors, of course, but their social and cognitive behavior, as... Read morePublished on January 21, 2013 by James D. Aikin
Everyone is talking about apes these days, but this book opened my eyes to the extent to which smaller-brained primates also survive by making social calculations. Read morePublished on February 3, 2011 by Loretta G. Breuning
I needed this book really fast for a class and I was happy with how quickly it got here. However, I would have defined the condition as fair, not good. Read morePublished on October 19, 2010 by ajbpan
Do Baboons think and what do they think about? Do they understand that others have their own thoughts, fears, ideas? How does thought work in a social animal? Read morePublished on December 24, 2009 by Michael Valdivielso
I picked up this book as almost an afterthought after some picking out some of the more obvious books in primatology. Read morePublished on April 11, 2009 by Modern Primate