ANT 348K • Primate Social Behavior
3:00 PM-4:00 PM
This course focuses on the study of primate social behavior. It explores the basic theoretical principles that guide primatologists. Topics covered include: evolutionary theory, primate diversity, social and mating systems, sexual selection, life history, cooperation, competition, intelligence, communication, and human behavior.
The readings are Alcock's "Animal Behavior" 8th edition. Sunderland, Massachusettes: Sinauer, supplemented with readings from Primate Journals.