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The Social Origin of Mind

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Science  07 Sep 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5843, pp. 1326-1327
DOI: 10.1126/science.1144284

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Baboon Metaphysics. The Evolution of a Social Mind . By Dorothy L. Cheney and Robert M. Seyfarth. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2007. 358 pp. $27.50, £16. ISBN 9780226102436.

Drawing on 15 years of fieldwork with baboons in the wild, the authors discuss how baboons understand themselves and their world.