Essays Tagged: "apes"

Aha! Gestalt psychology and insigth learning. Wolfgang Kohler's studies

in Revel, Estonia and moved to the United States in 1935, did pioneering studies in the behavior of apes that showed the importance of perceptual organization and insight in learning.His groundbreakin ...

(2 pages) 104 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Forensic Psychiatry In the Criminal Justice System

rwin Theory1. First Attempts2. Distant DescendantsB. Lumbroso Theory1. Criminals Closely Related To Apes2. Measuring Prisoners Heads3. Distinct CharacteristicsIII. Today's ProfilingA. Typology and Fai ... ttempts of profiling was done by Darwin who had a theory thathumans were distant descendants of the apes, and an Italian named Lumbroso wasconvinced that convicts were very close in relationship to th ...

(4 pages) 369 1 4.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Charles Darwin

pedicular concept. But to most of us, 'evolution' simplymeans that human beings are descended from apes, a slightmisunderstanding, since both humans and modern apes aredescendants of a mutual ancesto ...

(7 pages) 195 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

"By the Waters of Babylon" is about a boy in future times who wants to know about the past.

s like our times because we try to find to find our past if we were made by God or if we evolved by apes. "By the Waters of Babylon" has a good setting, rising action, and is full of action, which mak ...

(2 pages) 56 0 3.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"Does Darwin's Scientific Explanation of Humanity Give You Comfort or Cause you Concern? Why?"

one species into another. Although deep down I don't really believe that man is descended from the apes, or that man climbed out of the slime of the sea in some prehistoric time, I prefer it to vario ... ed "missing link", which are the intermediate stages of biological development, between man and the apes has yet to be found. If Darwin's theory of "macro-evolution" were true, we would see a vast num ...

(7 pages) 80 1 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin the father of the evolution theory.

me from Darwin's theories. His theories were based on the idea that humans and animals evolved from apes and other species as opposed to being hand created by god himself. The theory that god created ...

(1 pages) 66 0 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Taming of the Shrew.

e, she must have a husband, I must dance barefoot on her wedding day And, for you love to her, lead apes in hell. Talk not to me. I will go sit and weep Till I can find occasion of revenge. (Shakespea ...

(8 pages) 83 0 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

"Gorilla Warfare" by Craig B. Stanford, The Sciences, Jul/Aug 1999, pp.18-23.

Summary PaperJason Jorgenson199-001-797Gorilla Warfare"The fate of Africa's rarest apes hinges onbattles over their territory as well as their taxonomy"Gorilla Warfare, Craig B. Stanf ... nd Uganda, three of the most incendiary nations in Africa, are also home to some of Africa's rarest apes. Living high in the Virunga volcanoes is the last surviving population of mountain gorillas, or ... ating blow. Without the revenue, the governments do not feel as strongly about protecting the great apes.It is of particular interest to Albertan's to read of the involvement of Stanford's colleague, ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Anthropology Lab, a scientific project about White Handed Gibbions, (Apes) and explores their grooming habbits.

00IntroductionWhite Handed Gibbons are in the Primate Order of the Hylobatidae Family of the lesser apes, in the Genus Hylobates (which includes all 11 species of gibbons) from the H. lar Species. (Ru ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The Meaning of Life : A Look Through the Matrix.

se we have a backbone, hair, suckle our young, and share certain morphological characteristics with apes and monkeys, we also belong to the Chordata phylum, the Mammalia class and the Primate order, a ...

(7 pages) 122 1 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

What does the Jaguar represent in Ted Hughes's poem "TheJaguar"?

ercely energetic. Here the poet reveals his thoughts through a sight of a zoo. The animals like the apes, the parrots and even the snakes, tigers and lion seemed to be quite content with their present ... esent situation. These animals as they accepted imprisonment, rest in somnolence. For instance, the apes ravel in yawning and adoring their fleas in the sun. The parrots are uttering loud cries or mov ...

(4 pages) 37 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Science and religion--when they don't mix.

ific theories:1)Humans came from space and lost their "masters", or "parents".2)Humans evolved from apes (Darwin's theory of evolution).3)Nature created humans in a way other than the Darwin's theory. ... n peoples' celestial beliefs. For instance, I still have trouble believing that humans evolved from apes, and that humans indirectly evolved from bacteria. The "chemical reaction", which supposedly cr ...

(2 pages) 82 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A Review of Demonic Males

ns is 99 percent identical to that of chimpanzees. Looking at chimpanzees and other closely related apes is like looking back through time to our origin. Through extensive research we know that in our ... ocieties are similar to the current societies that we reside in. Not only do we physically resemble apes, but emotionally, sexually, and genetically.Even though we are so closely related to apes we ha ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Next of Kin

ng chimpanzee. His work with chimpanzees helps us realize the close behavioral similarities between apes and humans. As a graduate student, Fouts began his study as a part of an experiment while in Un ...

(5 pages) 49 0 3.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Animal Intelligence

lievable. As time has gone on scientists have found more animals that use tools. Along with chimps, apes also have been known to make and use tools throughout their lifetime in the wild. Surprisingly ... . Crows using tools and other birds was originally thought to not exist at all as unlike chimps and apes birds only have two legs and a pair of wings, but not arms that apes and chimps have. When this ...

(5 pages) 67 0 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Art 100 visual art piece of paleolithic era

Art100 Since the change of apes evolving into intellectual human beings, hand-made creations have come to fascinate man through ...

(4 pages) 68 0 3.2 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Lord of the Flies: The Transformation Into Savagery. This essay explores the consequences of human life when isolated from society.

Attack of the apes! After studying evolution, one may believe that humans evolved from cavemen, a prehistoric or p ...

(6 pages) 43 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Evolution of Man. Simple outline and examples of evolution.

Evolution of manMan obviously shares a common ancestry with the modern apes, such as the gorilla and chimpanzee. We know this from the many characteristics that are shared ... h as the gorilla and chimpanzee. We know this from the many characteristics that are shared between apes and man. Apart from obvious anatomical and behavioral similarities, the two groups also have ma ... uring evolution, associated with the change from walking on four legs to walking on two. The modern apes and modern man must have had a common ancestry. The earliest apes probably arose in the Oligoce ...

(7 pages) 122 1 3.9 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Turning Point- Darwin's Theory of Evolution

y Means of Natural Selection of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life. Darwin said that humans and apes evolved from a common ancestor, who monkeys also evolved from. Many religious groups opposed Ch ...

(1 pages) 43 1 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

A paper written based on my observations from an article i read by frederic engels.

of man. Engels did not believe in creationism, or fully in Darwin's theory either. He believed that apes evolved into man from labor. The constant use of the hand over time developed into the hands we ... bor. The constant use of the hand over time developed into the hands we have today. There were some apes that abandoned the act of constantly climbing trees and starting walking erectly on their two l ...

(3 pages) 22 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays