Non-Human Primates

  • Published5 Nov 2020
  • Author Calli McMurray
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

Although they comprise a tiny fraction of research animals, non-human primates are an essential part of neuroscience research.

Brain Bytes showcase essential facts about neuroscience.

Non-human primates brain byte
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Image "Portrait of two beautiful macaque monkeys" by istock.com/Travel Wild.

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Friedman, H., Ator, N., Haigwood, N., Newsome, W., Allen, J. S., Golos, T. G., . . . Bianchi, P. (2017). The Critical Role of Nonhuman Primates in Medical Research. Pathogens and Immunity, 2(3), 352. doi:10.20411/pai.v2i3.186

Roelfsema, P., & Treue, S. (2014). Basic Neuroscience Research with Nonhuman Primates: A Small but Indispensable Component of Biomedical Research. Neuron, 82(6), 1200-1204. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2014.06.003