Machiavellian intelligence. Social experience and the evolution of intellect in monkeys, apes, and humans

Abstract

The edited volume by Byme & Whiten is a wealth of ideas, empirical findings, tantalizing anecdotes and rich theorizing making it difficult to summarize briefly the 25 chapters presented. The book came about in response to the 1976 paper by Nicholas Humphrey, which elaborated upon the idea that social intelligence in humans and nonhuman primates emerged as… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02197061

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