Mother-infant relationships among free-ranging rhesus monkeys on Cayo Santiago: A comparison with captive pairs

@article{Berman1980MotherinfantRA,
  title={Mother-infant relationships among free-ranging rhesus monkeys on Cayo Santiago: A comparison with captive pairs},
  author={Carol M. Berman},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1980},
  volume={28},
  pages={860-873}
}
  • C. M. Berman
  • Published 1 August 1980
  • Psychology
  • Animal Behaviour

Responses of free-ranging rhesus monkeys to a natural form of social separation. I. Parallels with mother-infant separation in captivity.

It is suggested that basic parallels exist between the behavioral responses of rhesus infants to their mothers' resumption of mating in the field and to forcible separation from their mothers in captivity and that early separation experiences may play a role in the normal development or manifestation of sex differences in behavior.

Early infant development and maternal care in free-ranging vervet monkeys

The interactions of infant vervet monkeys with their mothers were examined during the first 12 weeks of life and it is suggested that since vervet mothers have access to allomothers they may not be limited to dichotomous mothering styles.

Mother-Offspring Relationship in Macaques

In the 1950s, research on free-ranging Japanese macaques started in several places, and included the provisioning and identification of monkeys, but systematic behavioral studies on mother-infant relationships or infant development were not conducted infree-ranging situations until the first half of the 1960s.

Proximity relationships within a birth cohort of immature Japanese monkeys (Macaca fuscata) in a free‐ranging group during the first four years of life

The proximity relationships among immature Japanese monkeys seem to be formed under the influence of social relationships between the mothers, which are largely a reflection of those between their mothers.

Infant handling enhances social bonds in free-ranging rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)

Throughout the primate order, individuals are highly motivated to handle infants that are not their own. Given the differing and often conflicting interests of the various participants in handling

Development of Mother-Infant Relationships and Infant Behavior in Wild Blue Monkeys (Cercopithecus mitis stuhlmanni)

The rate at which blue monkey infants attained independence from their mothers resembled that of similar sized terrestrial species, but was faster than the few arboreal cercopithecine species that have been studied to date.

The social development of an orphaned rhesus infant on Cayo Santiago: Male care, foster mother‐orphan interaction and peer interaction

  • C. M. Berman
  • Psychology, Medicine
    American journal of primatology
  • 1982
Through adjustments on the part of both the foster mother and the orphan, their patterns of interaction gradually came to resemble those of mothers and infants of the same age.
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