Animal Research

Non-Human Nature

By Duane M. Rumbaugh and David A. Washburn Yale University Press, 2003 Intelligence of Apes and Other Rational Beings By Duane M. Rumbaugh and David A. Washburn Yale University Press, 2003 Intelligence, creativity, and complex learning in non-human animals have concerned psychologists and others throughout the history of psychology and More

No Monkey Business

Hoff “This is not a research institution!” was the response I received from the academic dean. This followed my request to go to an international primate conference from my new job as an assistant professor at Dalton Junior College in 1981. I had arrived on the campus several months before More

Rhesus Pieces

The article, “With Psychologist at Helm, Zoo Atlanta Gets Wild,” (Observer, April 2003) while quite interesting, did contain errors commonly made in regard to Harry Harlow’s work. In a discussion of some of Harlow’s work, in the accompanying photograph it read “The experiments by Harry F. Harlow with infant rhesus More