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Primate Laboratory (Established 1979)
Director: Yanjie Su
Mission: The Primate Laboratory of the Department of Psychology of Beijing University has two divisions: 1) Experimental research on rhesus and stumptailed macaque cognition; 2) Studies of monkey social behavior and organization of wild "Rhinopithecus roxellanae" and "Macaca thibetana", in cooperation with with Shennongjia Reserve and Biology Department of Anhui University respectively.
Principal Research Programs: Field study on "Rhinopithecus roxellanae" at Shennongjia National Natural Reserve, Hubei, China.; Field study on "Macaca thibetana" Huang Mountain, Anhui, China.; Laboratory studies on monkey and pigeon's cognitive behavior
Training Opportunities: Educational opportunities available for: Graduate; Field work opportunities available; Program emphasis: Field Study; Cognition; Financial support rarely available
Number of Staff: 10
Associated Field Sites: Shennongjia national natural reserve: Zhaoquan Zhu, Hubei province, China. Focus: Social behavior and organization of "Rhinopithecus roxellanae"; Huangshan: Jinhua Li, Anhui province, China. Focus: Ecology and behavior of "Macaca thibetana"
Supported Species: 20 Macaca arctoides (stump-tailed macaque), 14 Macaca mulatta (rhesus macaque)
Last Updated: 2000-08-02
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