Primate Movie Poster

This 1974 Frederick Wiseman film presents daily activities at the Yerkes Primate Research Center.

Scientists in this 105-minute documentary are seen studying the physical and mental development of primates through experiments dealing with the behavioral effects of drugs and alcohol; the capacity to learn, remember, and apply language and manual skills; control of aggressive and sexual behavior; and other neural and physiological determinants of behavior.

Director: Frederick Wiseman

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