G C Westergaard

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Capuchin monkey (Cebus apella) grips for the use of stone tools
    G C Westergaard
    Laboratory of Comparative Ethology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Poolesville, Maryland 20837, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 103:131-5. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Hand preference in infant rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)
    G C Westergaard
    Laboratory of Comparative Ethology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health Animal Center, Poolesville, MD 20837, USA
    Child Dev 68:387-93. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of upright posture on hand preference for reaching vs. the use of probing tools by tufted capuchins (Cebus apella)
    G C Westergaard
    Am J Primatol 44:147-53. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Why some capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) use probing tools (and others do not)
    G C Westergaard
    Laboratory of Comparative Ethology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Poolesville, Maryland 20837, USA
    J Comp Psychol 112:207-11. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Lateral bias for rotational behavior in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella)
    G C Westergaard
    Laboratory of Comparative Ethology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Poolesville, Maryland 20837, USA
    J Comp Psychol 110:199-202. 1996

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Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Capuchin monkey (Cebus apella) grips for the use of stone tools
    G C Westergaard
    Laboratory of Comparative Ethology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Poolesville, Maryland 20837, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 103:131-5. 1997
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  2. ncbi request reprint Hand preference in infant rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)
    G C Westergaard
    Laboratory of Comparative Ethology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health Animal Center, Poolesville, MD 20837, USA
    Child Dev 68:387-93. 1997
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Effects of upright posture on hand preference for reaching vs. the use of probing tools by tufted capuchins (Cebus apella)
    G C Westergaard
    Am J Primatol 44:147-53. 1998
    ..We speculate that this moderate bias may have been pushed in the direction of nearly exclusive right-hand preference in most humans with the development of complex tool use...
  4. ncbi request reprint Why some capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella) use probing tools (and others do not)
    G C Westergaard
    Laboratory of Comparative Ethology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Poolesville, Maryland 20837, USA
    J Comp Psychol 112:207-11. 1998
    ..Thus, it appears that capuchins most readily acquire tool use before the age of 10 years and that early disruption of the mother-infant relationship has deleterious effects on the emergence of instrumental behavior...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lateral bias for rotational behavior in tufted capuchin monkeys (Cebus apella)
    G C Westergaard
    Laboratory of Comparative Ethology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Poolesville, Maryland 20837, USA
    J Comp Psychol 110:199-202. 1996
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