Neil Chalmers

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Infant sensorimotor and social skills, playfulness, and nonplayful behaviors were measured in common marmosets from 6 to 22 weeks old. Different measures of skill showed a low concordance, implying that skill is a multiple rather than unitary attribute. Significant correlations were found between the amount of social play infants performed from 11 to 13(More)
The effects of separating 4-week-old twin marmosets for 8 days from their families are compared with the effects of leaving 4-week-old infants with their families, but reducing the responsiveness of their caregivers for 8 days by administration of the tranquilizer fluphenazine decanoate. Both treatments reduce infant mobility, abolish play, and increase the(More)
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