ANTB22H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Alternative Hypothesis, Motor Coordination, Termite
The study of behavior encompasses all of the movements and sensations by which animals and men mediate their relationships with their external environments physical, biotic, and social. No scientific field is more complex, and none is more central to human problems and aspirations alexander (1975) In the 1920"s and 1930"s: comparative biology, chimpanzees and gorillas. In the 1930"s: group composition, howler monkeys. In the late 1940"s: social behavior, established the japanese school/ideology of primatology. In the late 1950"s: model for human ancestors, baboons. In the late 1960"s: models for human ancestors. Jane goodall (1934-: dian fossey (1932-1985, birut galdikas (1946-) Recording data ad libitum: at one"s pleasure, to the full extent of one"s wishes, as much as one desires. Allows you to record as much as possible. The imposition of some defined method for taking recordings is going to make you miss some elements of behavior that might be interesting.