Advances in the Study of Behavior: Volume 26

Hardcover | March 11, 1997

byPeter J.b. SlaterEditorCharles T. Snowdon, Jay S. Rosenblatt

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Advances in the Study of Behavior continues to serve scientists across a wide spectrum of disciplines. Focusing on new theories and research developments with respect to behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and comparative psychology, these volumes foster cooperation and communication in these diverse fields.

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Concentrating on new theories and research developments with respect to behavioural ecology, evolutionary biology and comparative psychology, this book fosters co-operation and communication in these diverse fields. Advances in the Study of Behaviour continues to serve scientists across a wide spectrum disciplines.

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Advances in the Study of Behavior continues to serve scientists across a wide spectrum of disciplines. Focusing on new theories and research developments with respect to behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and comparative psychology, these volumes foster cooperation and communication in these diverse fields.

Dr. Peter Slater is a Kennedy Professor of Natural History at the University of St Andrews, in Scotland. He is a former Editor of the journalAnimal Behaviourand past President of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour. He received the Association's medal in 1999. His research interests are in vocal communication, with emphas...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:484 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:March 11, 1997Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

T.H. Day and A.S. Gilburn, Sexual Selection in Seaweed Flies.
V.M. Janik and P.J.B. Slater, Vocal Learning in Mammals.
K.B. Strier, Behavioral Ecology and Conservation Biology of Primates and Other Animals.
M. Milinski, How to Avoid Seven Deadly Sins in the Study of Behavior.
L. Smale, S. Nunes, and K.E. Holekamp, Sexually Dimorphic Dispersal in Mammals: Patterns, Causes, and Consequences.
H.M. Arnold and N.E. Spear, Infantile Amnesia: Using Animal Models to Understand Forgetting.
S.E. Fahrbach, Regulation of Age Polyethism in Bees and Wasps by Juvenile Hormone.
G. Jones, Acoustic Signals and Speciation: The Roles of Natural and Sexual Selection in the Evolution of Cryptic Species.
M. Eens, Understanding the Complex Song of the European Starling: An Integrated Ethological Approach.
S.T. Boysen, Representation of Quantities by Apes.
Chapter References.
Subject Index.

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Concentrating on new theories and research developments with respect to behavioural ecology, evolutionary biology and comparative psychology, this book fosters co-operation and communication in these diverse fields. Advances in the Study of Behaviour continues to serve scientists across a wide spectrum disciplines.

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"This volume presents in-depth literature reviews on diverse topics from the field of animal behavior. Each is highly detailed and heavily referenced."
--BIOSIS
Praise for the Series
"The series is designed for psychologists, zoologists, and psychiatrists, but will also be a valuable reference for workers in endocrinology, neurology, physiology, ethnology, and ecology."
--W. Rohner in BIOLOGICAL ABSTRACTS