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Tool use in nonhuman primates

Jean Balch Williams

Tool use in nonhuman primates

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Published by Primate Information Center, Regional Primate Research Center, University of Washington in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Primates -- Evolution -- Bibliography,
  • Primates -- Bibliography,
  • Evolution -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJean Balch Williams.
    GenreBibliography.
    ContributionsUniversity of Washington. Regional Primate Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 13 p. ;
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14754721M
    OCLC/WorldCa4887621

      Chimpanzees and monkeys have entered the Stone Age. That means there is a deep history of stone tool use in at least three primates other than humans. The capuchins, like the chimpanzees, use.   The 2e of the gold standard text in the field, Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research provides a comprehensive, up-to-date review of the use of nonhuman primates in biomedical research. The publication emphasizes the biology and management, diseases, and biomedical models for nonhuman primate species most commonly used in Edition: 2.


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Tool use in nonhuman primates by Jean Balch Williams Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Use of Tools by Human and Non-human Primates A. Berthelet and J. Chavaillon Abstract. Tool Use in Nonhuman Primates. Primates manufacture and use a range of tools for a variety of purposes and exhibit some of the most complex tool use among nonhumans. Chimpanzees and some populations of orangutans, capuchins, and macaques are generally considered to be the most skilled nonhuman tool users and habitually use tools in the wild.

Evidence is accumulating that extinct hominins also used stones as tools, apparently in ways similar to how a few species of primates in South America, Africa, and Asia use them: as hammers to open encased foods. Nonhuman primates, compared to humans, use simpler objects as tools and use tools in simpler ways.

In Stone Tools in Human Evolution, John J. Shea argues that over the last three million years hominins' technological strategies shifted from occasional tool use, much like that seen among living non-human primates, to a uniquely human pattern of obligatory tool by: Get this from a library.

The Use of tools by human and non-human primates. [A Berthelet; Jean Chavaillon;] -- Compares the results, and considers the fabrication and use of tools in the course of human evolution, and analyzes the movements dictated to the brain.

Tools of wood, stone and metal have often been. In order to identify the conditions that favored the flourishing of primate tool use into hominid technology, we examine inter- and intraspecific variation in manufacture and use of tools in extant nonhuman primates, and develop a model to account for their distribution.

We focus on tools used in acquiring food, usually by by:   Although one of the earliest scientific observations of tool use by a nonhuman primate (wild chimpanzees) was reported in the nineteenth century (see Savage and Wyman ), the modern study of primate tool use can trace its.

On the other hand, tool use by a few species of nonhuman primates strongly suggests a critical role for individual innovation and socially biased learning.

TOOL USE BY GREAT APESAuthor: Eduardo Ottoni. We showed that these ecological opportunities influence the occurrence of tool use. The resources extracted using tools, such as nuts and honey, are among the richest in primate habitats. Oldest Non-Human Stone Tools Outside Africa Created by Monkeys for a hundred generations—and adds vital nuance to the history of tool use in non-human primates.

non-human stone tool use. Cognitive competence underlying tool-use in free-ranging orang-utans ; 7. Tool use in a South American monkey species. An overview of the characteristics and limits of tool use in Cebus apella ; 8.

Brains, hands, and minds: puzzling incongruences in ape tool-use ; 9. Tool-use and tool-making in wild chimpanzees ; Local variation of tools. other kinds of tools used by nonhuman primates; most great ape tool users learn to make feeding tools through some form of social learning, comparable to those involved in human material culture.

Hence, this paper focuses on feeding tools. The distribution of tool use and manufacture Explanation of the evolution of material. Other common forms of tool use in nonhuman primates entail controlling one allocentric relation (such as controlling the relation between a stick and a hole while probing into the hole with the stick).

Perhaps managing concurrent allocentric spatial Tool use in nonhuman primates book constitutes a significant hindrance to nonhuman primates’ use of objects as by: 5.

The modification of natural objects for use as tools has several implications for nonhuman primate intelligence. True. Chimpanzee caregiving behaviors are evidenced in.

helping younger siblings. Human language can be characterized by all of the following except. Unlike humans, no nonhuman primate is an obligate tool user. Individuals neither teach others nor learn via imitation to use tools. Nevertheless, we consider that the populations of primates that use tools possess technical traditions, because young individuals learn to use tools in social settings.

Tool use provides a unitary measure for comparing the intelligence of living primates with that of extinct hominids. Based on its primate foundations, human intelligence has acquired unique characteristics such as a “self-embedding hierarchical structure in cognition,” supported by an increase in the number of levels and relationships that Cited by: New Caledonian crows have also been observed performing tool use behaviour that had hitherto not been described in non-human animals.

The behaviour is termed "insert-and-transport tool use". This involves the crow inserting a stick into an object and then walking or flying away holding both the tool and object on the tool. Why nonhuman primates are social, primatologists study the cotst and benefits of group living and examine how the same evolutionary processes that promoted sociality in nonhuman primates may have promoted the emergence of humankind.

Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Nonhuman Primates is intended as a reference for vivarium managers, veterinarians, researchers, safety professionals, and others who are involved in developing or implementing an OHSP that deals with nonhuman primates.

The book lists the important features of an OHSP and provides the tools. The 2e of the gold standard text in the field, Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research provides a comprehensive, up-to-date review of the use of nonhuman primates in biomedical research.

The Biology and Management volume provides basic information on the natural biology of nonhuman primates and the current state of knowledge regarding captive : $ About this book.

In Stone Tools in Human Evolution, John J. Shea argues that over the last three million years hominins' technological strategies shifted from occasional tool use, much like that seen among living non-human primates, to a uniquely human pattern of obligatory tool use.

Examining how the lithic archaeological record changed over the course of human evolution, he compares tool Price Range: £ - £   Researchers have used camera traps to film tool-use that is unique to chimpanzees in Ivory Coast.

The footage revealed that the clever primates habitually make special water-dipping sticks - chewing the end of the stick to turn it. I also examine the distribution of innovations and tool use across the nonhuman primates, to determine how these aspects of behavioral plasticity are associated with social learning and to explore the relationship between asocial and social by: Primate hands and the human hand: the tool of tools FranÇoise K.

Jouffroy. in The Use of Tools by Human and Non-human Primates. Published in print March | ISBN: i.e. it does not display the morphological specialization seen in heavy non-human primates such as the great apes, whose hands are subject to the biomechanical.

The meat consumption includes predation on other primate species, such as the western red colobus monkey. This sometimes involves tool use. Common chimpanzees sharpen sticks to use as weapons when hunting mammals. This is considered the first evidence of systematic use of weapons in a species other than : Mammalia.

Whether you are a human being or an orang-utan, tools can be a big help in getting what you need to survive.

However, a review of current research into the use of tools by non-human primates. Even though, as the scientists write, these monkeys “use stone tools in more varied activities than any other known nonhuman primate” — and that includes chimpanzees —they have not grasped. Tool manufacture and use are virtually non-existent among non-human primates.

However, gorillas, common chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans, and capuchin monkeys are notable exceptions. Some of them use very simple tools to help in acquiring food and water. Object manipulation, tool use, and the social context in human and non-human primates.

Provide at least three example of tool-use in nonhuman primates. Do you think that nonhuman primates demonstrate convincing examples of culture. Why or why not. Three examples of tool-use in nonhuman primates include using their hands to bang and roll a clam (food) against trees and rocks for a very long time until it opens.

This could be how it all started. Before you can make a stone tool, you have to be able to use a stone. Scientists from the University of Georgia analyzed the motion of capuchin monkeys in Brazil. Why is tool use in primates considered higher-intelligence but nobody talks about animals such as the sea otter who also uses tools.

I’m taking a human evolution course so I have just been introduced to primatology. Non-Human Primate Tool Use: Gorillas Wielding Weapons, Macaques & Mirror Neurons 31 Thursday Jan Posted by Kambiz Kamrani in Blog, Gorilla, Macaque, Neuroscience, Psychology, Sociobiology, Zoology.

Recent work on birds and non-human primates has shown that taxonomic differences in field measures of innovation, tool use and social learning are associated with size of the mammalian cortex and avian mesopallium and nidopallium, as well as ecological traits like colonization success.

Here, I review this literature and suggest that many of its findings are relevant to Cited by: The 2e of the gold standard text in the field, Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research provides a comprehensive, up-to-date review of the use of nonhuman primates in biomedical research.

The Biology and Management volume provides basic information on the natural biology of nonhuman primates and the current state of knowledge regarding captive management. 45 nonhuman primates. Considering primates, Zenvironmental opportunity actually appears to be a better 46 predictor of when monkeys and apes make and use tools (Koops et al., ).

Essentially, a chimpanzee 47 cannot invent a new kind of stone tool if there are no stones lying around, however badly she needs toCited by: 3. This chapter shows that all extant primate hands can grip small objects regardless of their shape.

There is no way of describing how primate hands work without referring to models such as ‘pliers’, ‘hooks’, ‘scoops’, and so on. The human hand is relatively primitive, i.e. it does not display the morphological specialization seen in heavy non-human primates such as the great apes.

The Nonhuman Primate in Drug Development and Safety Assessment is a valuable reference dedicated to compiling the latest research on nonhuman primate models in nonclinical safety assessment, regulatory toxicity testing and translational science.

By covering important topics such as study planning and conduct, inter-species genetic drift. Primates which live in large groups have complex interactions and can use “social tools” to achieve their own goals. For example, many primates use manipulation to gain access to food.

This is the social intelligence hypothesis. Awareness. Mirror Test. Researchers are also interested in whether nonhuman primates have theory of mind.

Our procedure also followed the recommendations of the Weatherall report, “The use of non-human primates in research”. All participants, nine chimpanzees in total, had previously taken part in a variety of perceptual and cognitive studies, including experiments which examined their honey-dipping behavior and social learning of tool-use [24 Cited by:.

In a book brilliantly entitled Primates and Philosophers, Frans de Waal, Primates and Philosophers: How Morality Evolved, ed. by Stephen Macedo & Josiah Ober (Princeton: Princeton University Press, ).Further references are in the text.

Frans de Waal illustrates and submits to various authors the view on the evolution of morality he has developed after years of study of nonhuman primates. Dorothy Fragaszy, University of Georgia, compares tool use in nonhuman primates and humans which leads to ideas about the attributes of humans that have led us to differ so dramatically from other.

Psychologists and historians alike have presented arguments against a position that sees the existence of a “rudimentary” morality in nonhuman primates (and perhaps in other species).

For example, psychologist Helene Guldberg promotes the notion that only humans “have” morality.