[Marxism] Alison Jolly, pathbreaking primatologist

Andrew Pollack acpollack2 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 20 09:36:37 MST 2014


http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/19/us/alison-jolly-76-dies-discovered-female-dominance-in-lemurs.html?_r=0

She found that male primates are not always dominant, but just as
importantly (and no doubt connected) is her finding that human intelligence
evolved not primarily through the development of weapons and tools, but
rather through experience in social interaction (e.g. lemurs playing
together, mutual grooming, and networking).
Andy



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