Animal Behavior: Concepts, Methods, and Applications by Shawn E. NordellAnimal Behavior: Concepts, Methods, and Applications by Shawn E. Nordell

Animal Behavior: Concepts, Methods, and Applications

byShawn E. Nordell, Thomas J. Valone

Paperback | October 4, 2016

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Using a conceptual approach, Animal Behavior: Concepts, Methods, and Applications focuses on the process of scientific inquiry and applications, rather than the rote memorization of facts. Guiding students through real-world examples, the text illustrates concepts through excerpts from primaryliterature while emphasizing methods used in each example.
Shawn Nordell is Senior Associate Director for the Teaching Center at Washington University in St. Louis. Thomas Valone is Associate Chair of Biology at Saint Louis University and Director of the Reis Biological Field Station.
Title:Animal Behavior: Concepts, Methods, and ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 4, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0190276746

ISBN - 13:9780190276744


Editorial Reviews

"I was very excited to read the chapter on mating systems. I found myself more and more excited as I read through explanations of why systems existed, etc. My immediate thought was 'Students will get this!'. This book is written on a level that students can easily understand, and each chapterprovides relevant and interesting examples of the concepts that it covers. The 'Scientific Process' boxes in each chapter are particularly useful, as they draw students' attention to experiments, including hypotheses, methods, results, and implications." --Melloni Cook, University of Memphis