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Dario Maestripieri is associate professor of comparative human development and evolutionary biology at the University of Chicago.
The author succeeds in giving us great description about rhesus macaques.
There's a lot of books out there that explain autism to normal people but this is the first book I have read that explains normal people to those with autism.
If you have at least some fascination for monkeys and care about human nature, I think you will love this book.
this is an in depth, quite serious, yet hugely readable book about rhesus monkey behavior, making the odd apposite comparison to other primates, humans in particular. Read morePublished 5 months ago by zatack
There's a lot of books out there that explain autism to normal people but this is the first book I have read that explains normal people to those with autism.Published 13 months ago by Scott Israel
What type of intelligence has enabled humans to dominate every ecosystem on Earth? Could it be our "Machiavellian Intelligence," a specific type of social intelligence that... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Steve Brooks
I have had dogs all my life. I go to a dog park regularly where I have to pick up my dog's s**t. This does not allow for much in the way of pretensions. Read morePublished on September 3, 2012 by tombarnes
People love Marx and they hate Machiavelli. Trouble is we probably all act much more by the guidelines and observations of the latter. Read morePublished on April 23, 2012 by James G. Dangelo
I'm not sure how the author got this book past the editors, but everything in it is brutally honest, as far as I can tell. Naturally, this upsets the PC crowd. Recommend.Published on January 10, 2009 by Pascallisch
As someone who has spent hundreds of hours observing, recording and discussing the behavior of rhesus macaques on the island of Cayo Santiago, I feel that Maestripieri's book... Read morePublished on March 21, 2008 by Jessica Pacione