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By Donald C. Dunbar (auth.), Qian Wang (eds.)

Foreword through Phillip V. Tobias

The creation of rhesus macaques to Cayo Santiago, Puerto Rico in 1938, and the next improvement of the CPRC for biomedical learn, keeps its lengthy background of stimulating stories in actual anthropology. The CPRC monkey colonies, and the best demographic information at the derived skeletal assortment within the Center’s Laboratory of Primate Morphology and Genetics (LPMG), supply infrequent possibilities for morphological, developmental, sensible, genetic, and behavioral reviews around the lifestyles span of rhesus macaques as a species, and as a primate version for people. The publication grows out of a symposium Wang is organizing for the 78th annual assembly of the yank organization of actual Anthropologists to be held in April 2009. This symposium will spotlight fresh and ongoing study in, or concerning, actual anthropology, and exhibit the varied learn possibilities that also exist at this strange rhesus facility. Following an preliminary old overview of CPRC and its learn actions, this e-book will emphasize fresh and present researches on progress, functionality, genetics, pathology, getting older, and behaviour, and the influence of those researches on our knowing of rhesus and human morphology, improvement, genetics, and behaviour. Fourteen researchers will current fresh and present reports on morphology, genetics, and behaviour, with relevance to primate and human progress, health and wellbeing, and evolution. The booklet will comprise not just papers offered within the symposium, but additionally papers from people who couldn't current their paintings on the assembly because of obstacles within the greatest quantity (14) of accepted speakers.

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II. Differentiation and attractiveness. Anim Behav 30:163–170 Berman CM (1982c) The social development of an orphaned rhesus infant on Cayo Santiago: male care, foster mother-orphan interaction and peer interaction. Am J Primatol 3:131–141 Berman CM (1983a) Differentiation of relationships among rhesus infants. In: Hinde RA (ed) Primate social relationships: an integrated approach. Blackwell Scientific Publication, Oxford, pp 89–93 Berman CM (1983b) Early differences in relationships between infants and other group members based on mother’s rank.

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The sexually dimorphic divergence with age in closure patterns at 28 sutures throughout the cranium and face was also studied in order to determine the differential impact on craniofacial biomechanics in males versus females (Wang et al. 2006a). Similar to Hallgrímsson and Willmore (see above), Wang and colleagues then began to collect 3D measurements of the skull in order to address broader questions about rhesus craniofacial ontogeny and sexual 1 Physical Anthropology at the CPRC 21 dimorphism.

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