the psychology of primate play

Last week I had to change my topic for a semester-long research project in my experimental psychology class. There are two weeks left in the semester. Awesome. (That's a sarcastic "awesome," by the way.)The new topic is how play behaviors contribute to the lifespan development of primates, physically and socially. I'm lucky that I have data gathered from … Continue reading the psychology of primate play


in Rwanda: 29 July 2012, Bones sees bones

Journal 29 July 2012 Today was a whole lot of awesome, followed by a whole lot of work. This morning we got to see the gorilla skeleton project in action. Shannon McFarland, a primary researcher on that project, gave us a presentation on what and how they’re doing, then we got to see the lab … Continue reading in Rwanda: 29 July 2012, Bones sees bones