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Parenting for Primates

Parenting for Primates, by Harriet J. Smith. When Harriet J. Smith was a comparative psychology graduate student, she hand-raised cottontop tamarins — a kind of small monkey. She was able to raise them to adulthood, but things kept going very wrong when the tamarins had babies of their own. Smith had to figure out how … Continue reading »

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Reading list: UCLA History of Science

The Department of History at UCLA has a long core reading list for the History of Science graduate written exam (2008-09). Sub-lists: Collections and books spanning long periods (difficult to classify chronologically) Antiquity to 1600 17th Century 18th Century 19th Century 20th Century and beyond Philosophy/Theory (not period-specific) Themes and Trends in History of Science, … Continue reading »

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