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How Monkeys See the World: Inside the Mind of Another Species
by Dorothy L. Cheney and Robert M. Seyfarth
University of Chicago Press, 1990
eISBN: 978-0-226-21852-6 | Paper: 978-0-226-10246-7 | Cloth: 978-0-226-10245-0
Library of Congress Classification QL737.P93C44 1990
Dewey Decimal Classification 599.82

Cheney and Seyfarth enter the minds of vervet monkeys and other primates to explore the nature of primate intelligence and the evolution of cognition.

"This reviewer had to be restrained from stopping people in the street to urge them to read it: They would learn something of the way science is done, something about how monkeys see their world, and something about themselves, the mental models they inhabit."—Roger Lewin, Washington Post Book World

"A fascinating intellectual odyssey and a superb summary of where science stands."—Geoffrey Cowley, Newsweek

"A once-in-the-history-of-science enterprise."—Duane M. Rumbaugh, Quarterly Review of Biology

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