Advances in the Study of Behavior by H. Jane BrockmannAdvances in the Study of Behavior by H. Jane Brockmann

Advances in the Study of Behavior

byH. Jane BrockmannEditorCharles T. Snowdon, Timothy J. Roper

Hardcover | August 7, 2009

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Advances in the Study of Behaviorwas initiated over 40 years ago to serve the increasing number of scientists engaged in the study of animal behavior. That number is still expanding. This volume makes another important "contribution to the development of the field" by presenting theoretical ideas and research to those studying animal behavior and to their colleagues in neighboring fields.Advances in the Study of Behavioris now available online at ScienceDirect full-text online from volume 30 onward.

Jane Brockmann is a professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Her research interests are in the evolution of alternative strategies and tactics, sexual selection and the economics and mechanisms of decision making in animals; since 1990 her research has focused on the behavior of horseshoe crabs....
Title:Advances in the Study of BehaviorFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:August 7, 2009Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123744741

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Table of Contents

  1. Stress and coping mechanisms in female primates
    Cheney and Seyfarth
  2. Reciprocal altruism in primates: partner choice, cognition and emotions
    Schino and Aureli
  3. The dog as a model for understanding human social behaviour
    Topal, Miklosi, Gacsi, Doka, Pongracz, Kubinyi, Zsofia and Cxanyi
  4. Strategies for social learning: testing predictions from formal theory
  5. Behaviour of a unisexual fish, the Amazon molly (Poecilia formosa) and its sexual hosts
  6. Alternative mating tactics in acarid mites