American Journal of Primatology

The American Journal of Primatology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal and the official journal of the American Society of Primatologists. It was established in 1981. The journal currently publishes 12 issues per year plus a supplementary issue detailing the program of the society's annual meetings. The journal publishes papers in all areas of primatology, including the behavioral ecology, conservation biology, evolutionary biology, life history, demography, paleontology, physiology, endocrinology, genetics, molecular genetics, and psychobiology of nonhuman primates. The journal publishes original research, review articles, book reviews, commentaries, and plenary addresses. The editor-in-chief is Paul Garber (University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign). According to the Journal Citation Reports its 2010 impact factor is 1.980.

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Wiley-Liss
Country
United States
History
1981—present
Impact factor
1.980 (2010)
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Finding how many Coquerel's sifaka exist

In a study now published in the American Journal of Primatology, Célia Kun-Rodrigues and Jordi Salmona, from Lounès Chikhi's laboratory at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC) provide the first abunda ...

Jan 29, 2014
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Where the wild things go... when there's nowhere else

Ecologists have evidence that some endangered primates and large cats faced with relentless human encroachment will seek sanctuary in the sultry thickets of mangrove and peat swamp forests. These harsh coastal ...

Feb 28, 2013
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Chimps self-medicate under human pressure

Chimpanzees living in small fragments of forest close by people and farm animals are turning in increasing numbers to natural remedies in an effort to deal with their stressful and disease-prone existence, ...

Jun 21, 2012
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