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The prehensile movements of the human hand.
  • J. Napier
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British…
  • 1 November 1956
TLDR
It is shown that movements of the hand consist of two basic patterns of movements which are termed precision grip and power grip, which appear to cover the whole range of prehensile activity of the human hand. Expand
A New Species of The Genus Homo From Olduvai Gorge
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The new material found in 1963 makes it possible to draw conclusions and to give a diagnosis for a new species of the genus Homo, as shown in this article. Expand
A handbook of living primates: morphology, ecology and behaviour of nonhuman primates
A handbook of living primates: morphology, ecology and behaviour of nonhuman primates , A handbook of living primates: morphology, ecology and behaviour of nonhuman primates , مرکز فناوری اطلاعات وExpand
The Natural History Of The Primates
TLDR
This natural history, written in a clear and lively fashion by two distinguished primatologists, provides a basic, fully illustrated introduction to the order of primates. Expand
Evolutionary aspects of primate locomotion.
  • J. Napier
  • Biology, Medicine
  • American journal of physical anthropology
  • 1 November 1967
TLDR
A scheme of evolution, set in the framework of ecology, for Old World Monkey groups is presented and the role of prehensility of the hand in the evolution of locomotor types is discussed in relation to forest morphology and, in particular, to stratification. Expand
STUDIES OF THE HANDS OF LIVING PRIMATES
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It is suggested that the “double-locking” mechanism of the fingers compensates in some measure for the ineffectiveness of the thumb in prehension. Expand
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