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Unformatted text preview: body sizeandbrainsizeoftheprimatespecies) Feweroffspringarebornatonce,most havejustoneoffspringatatime  Lowerinfantmortalityrateand AllowsforIncreasedPIinoffspringdueto Longerpostnataldependency  Sothereisalongperiodofdevelopmentforoffspring,asinhumans  Thereareafewspeciesthatregularlyhavetwins,eventriplets, butmomsreceivealotofmalehelpinthesecases      Professor L.M. Smolich      Mother ­Infant Bonding  MaternalDeprivation  Experiments(1950s) HarlowsMonkeys (1:10) http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3631831484455815936&ei=Sy3gSJ7YLIfA  ­ wGVqJGlCw&q=harlow%27s+monkeys&vt=lf       Asadults,thesedeprivedinfantshavebecome (1)extremelyantisocial  (2)veryanxious    (4)cannotfunctionsocially,and.........(5)intheendarepsychologicallydamaged.  Theseorphansengageinself  ­soothingbehaviors(rockingback&forth;banging headagainstobjects;hittingself;screaming;etc.Alldisturbingbehaviors)   Heshowed emotional (notphysiological,andtherefore suggestingtheimportanceofnurture)andthatthereare criticalperiodsfor developmentofemotionalsecurity,andtherecanbe permanentpsychological damageifbabiesdonotlearn providenecessarysecurity.(theseexperimentswereinterestinglydoneatthe sametimeoftheideaof  SDSU Fall 2011 9 Part III: Growth ad Development thru HMC LMS 16: Mammals and Primate Characteristics 7. BRAIN & COGNITION Biological Anthropology A Chance to See WHY We Are Also Called Primates VideotowatchonsomeNewWorld monkeysandsomeOldWorldmonkeys fromtheseminalseriesfeaturingthe amazingDavidAttenboroughin (Well, we are called human primates.  They are the nonhuman primates) Thistimeyouwillneedtowatchthewhole worry,theyarecuteashell,incredibly smart,sneakofftohavesex,areextremely politicalintheirdealingswithoneanother, havecross ­speciesinteractionswherethey formallianceswithoneanothertoenhance survival.Davidevenplaysabitofamean trickonthem,totallystressingthemout. OMGtherearesuchcutebabiesplaying withoneanother,adultswithsomeinsane huntingskills(andunusualfood preferences),somecrazymale  ­male competitiondisplays,monkeyswhowill tidy49minutes.ILOVEthetwosegments forever.Thenextslidewillhavethe commonnames...
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