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Advances in the Study of Behavior

Advances in the Study of Behavior was 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. This volume reflects many of the current themes in animal behavior including the evolution of social behavior, sexual selection and communication. It also reflects controversial topics on which the authors provide interesting, new insights. Advances in the Study of Behavior is now available online at ScienceDirect — full-text online from volume 30 onwards.

Audience
Graduate students and researchers who study animal behavior (ecologists, evolutionary biologists, geneticists, endocrinologists, pharmacologists, neurobiologists, developmental psychobiologists, ethologists, comparative psychologists).

Hardbound, 496 Pages

Published: November 2007

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-004537-2

Contents

  • ContributorsPrefaceThe Strategic Dynamics of Cooperation in Primate GroupsJoan B. SilkCoexistence in Female-Bonded Primate GroupsS. Peter Henzi and Louise BarrettThe Evolution of Sociality in SpidersYael Lubin and Trine BildeMolecular Ecology Reveals the Hidden Complexities of the Seychelles WarblerJan Komdeur and David S. RichardsonMate Choice and Genetic Quality: a Review of the Heterozygosity TheoryBart KempenaersSexual Conflict and the Evolution of Breeding Systems in ShorebirdsGavin H. Thomas, Tamás Székely, and John D. ReynoldsPost-copulatory Selection in the Yellow Dung Fly Scathophaga stercoraria (L.) and the Mate-now-choose-later Mechanism of Cryptic Female ChoicePaul I. WardThe Evolution, Function, and Meaning of Marmot Alarm CommunicationDaniel T. BlumsteinThe Evolution of Geographic Variation in Bird SongsJeffrey Podos and Paige S. Warren

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