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Kyoto University's new Leading Graduate Program in Primatology and Wildlife Science (PWS) got off to an auspicious start with an inaugural symposium held at the International Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS) from 6th-9th March, 2014. A total of 147 participants joined the symposium, which was co-sponsored by Kyoto University's "Origin of the Human Mind" initiative.
A new study published in Marine Ecology Progress Series has shown that foraging sequences of the Adelie penguin - a marine top predator and indicator species in Antarctic ecosystems - change during stressful conditions.
A new study published in the journal PLoS ONE has important implications for how humans develop space-based representations of “orders” through a simple but well-controlled experiment on our evolutionary closest relatives, chimpanzees.
On 25 October 2013, it was announced that Dr. Tetsuro Matsuzawa, Professor at Kyoto University's Primate Research Institute and Director of CICASP was selected this year as a Person of Cultural Merit by the government of Japan. The award ceremony is set to take place at the...
A new study led by CICASP's Dr. Ikuma Adachi shows that the use of metaphorical concepts is not unique to humans.The article was published in the open access journal eLife. Chimpanzees use metaphors The ability to connect abstract concepts to something physical helps us to...
In this installment of The PrimateCast, we asked students of Kyoto University's Primate Research Institute to select their favorite moments from the first year and a half plus of the podcast. We then interviewed each student, asking them to tell us about their research interests, how they got into the field of primate research and why they made their respective podcast selections. Student choices could be broadly broken down into conservation- and research-related interview segments, so we are presenting these episodes in a two-part series focusing on these concepts.