The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, T +44 (0)1227 764000
Advanced Topics in Primate Behaviour - SE857
Undergraduate or postgraduate masters level module
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The information below applies to the 2013-14 session
Method of assessment
- Strier, K.B. (2006) Primate Behavioral Ecology. 3nd Ed. Fleagle, J.G. (1998) Primate Adaptations and Evolution, Dunbar RIM (1988). Primate Social Systems. Journals: American Journal of Primatology, International Journal of Primatology, Primates, Animal Behaviour, Behaviour.
- Subject Specific Learning Outcomes An advanced understanding of evolutionary theory as it applies to primate behaviour. An advanced understanding of the ways in which primates interact with one another & their environments. Knowledge and understanding of the patterns and principles that account for the variation in ecology and behaviour of primates, using examples from a wide range of species. A clear appreciation of the use of primate models to understanding human behaviour An understanding of methods of data collection and analysis common to primate behavioural studies.