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In the second installment of our podcast series from the conference on the Evolutionary Origins of the Human Mind at the International Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS), we spoke with Dr. William McGrew, Emeritus Professor of Evolutionary Primatology in the Division of Biological Anthropology, Department of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge.
Dr. Christopher Flynn Martin received the best poster award at the International Institute for Advanced Studies ( IIAS ) Research Conference 2012 " Evolutionary Origins of the Human Mind ", in Kyoto, Japan. His poster titled "Coordinated problem solving by chimpanzees in a...
Between 3-6 December 2012, Chris and Andrew took their mobile podcast unit on the road to Kyoto for a conference at the International Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS) on the Evolutionary Origins of the Human Mind. During the conference, we were able to sit down with five prominent primate scientists who were invited to the conference to speak about their work. This marks the first installment of this podcast series in which we chatted with Dr. Frans de Waal.
A new study published in the journal PLoS ONE has shown that infection by parasitic nematodes may be facilitated by social contact between primate group members ( click here for the original article ).