Primate Communication (ANTH-UA 59)

Examines how primates communicate and why their communication takes the forms it does. Discusses general issues associated with the study of animal communication: potential functions of communication, different modalities by which communicative signals can be transmitted, types of information that can be conveyed via each of these modalities, and ways in which researchers go about studying animal communication systems. Examines ways environmental and sociological factors influence the evolution of forms of communication.

Anthropology (Undergraduate)
4 credits – 15 Weeks

Sections (Fall 2021)

ANTH-UA 59-000 (20885)
09/02/2021 – 12/14/2021 Mon
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM (Late afternoon)
at Washington Square
Instructed by Lawrence, Jenna