Comparative analysis of the role of olfaction and the neocortex in primate intrasexual competition.

  • Laura J Alport
  • Published 2004 in
    The anatomical record. Part A, Discoveries in…


In strepsirrhine primates, the accessory olfactory system plays an important role in intrasexual competition. However, it does not play the same role in most haplorhines. In these primates, the main olfactory system and neocortex may have evolved to serve similar functions as the accessory olfactory system in strepsirrhines. To test these hypotheses, the… (More)


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