Primate Vocal Communication (Paperback)

Primate Vocal Communication By Dietmar Todt (Editor), Philipp Goedeking (Editor), David Symmes (Editor) Cover Image

Primate Vocal Communication (Paperback)

By Dietmar Todt (Editor), Philipp Goedeking (Editor), David Symmes (Editor)

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Communication is both a prerequisite and manifestation of social organization and in this sense several chapters of this volume are aimed to investigate the way vocal communication serves its ultimate function of maintaining social organization. Although manifold parallels exist to vocal communication in birds, additional mechanisms of vocalization are found in primates. Treating the various psychological, ecological, behavioral, and neurobiological aspects of vocalization this book provides an interdisciplinary approach for the understanding of biocommunication in primates including humans. Conceptual as well as methodological considerations are given in a balanced way. The addition of a comprehensive glossary gives an overview also to nonspecialists in this field.
Product Details ISBN: 9783642737718
ISBN-10: 3642737714
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: January 19th, 2012
Pages: 222
Language: English