Search for dissertations about: "Bonobos"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the word Bonobos.

  1. 1. Attention following and nonverbal referential communication in bonobos (Pan paniscus), chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus)

    Author : Elainie Madsen; [2011-06-20]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Chimpanzees; Bonobos; Orangutans; Pointing; Gaze; Attention; Gestures; Referential communication; Communication;

    Abstract : A central issue in the study of primate communication is the extent to which individuals adjust their behaviour to the attention and signals of others, and manipulate others’ attention to communicate about external events. I investigated whether 13 chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes spp. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pictorial Primates: A Search for Iconic Abilities in Great Apes

    University dissertation from Cognitive Science

    Author : Tomas Persson; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; match-to-sample; comparative cognition; categorization; Pan paniscus; Gorilla gorilla; signs; reference; iconicity; symbols; pictures; primatology; object-choice-task; enculturation;

    Abstract : Pictures and other iconic media are used extensively in psychological experiments on nonhuman primate perception, categorisation, etc. They are also used in everyday interaction with primates, and as pure entertainment. READ MORE