Featured Articles in the International Journal of Primatology
Influence of Fruit Availability on the Fission-Fusion Dynamics of Spider Monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi)
Braulio Pinacho-Guendulain & Gabriel Ramos-Fernández
Socioecological theory proposes that the flexibility in grouping patterns afforded by fission-fusion dynamics allows animals to cope with spatiotemporal variability in food abundance. We investigate the influence of fruit tree abundance and foragiing environment... read more.
Modeling Social Dominance: Elo-Ratings, Prior History, and the Intensity of Aggression
Nicholas E. Newton-Fisher
Among studies of social species, it is common practice to rank individuals using dyadic social dominance relationships. The Elo-rating method for achieving this is powerful and increasingly popular, particularly among studies of non-human priamtes, but suffers from... read more.