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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.

Advances in the Study of Behavior is now available online at ScienceDirect full-text online from volume 30 onward.


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

Hardbound, 332 Pages

Published: June 2012

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-394288-3


  • "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."--BIOLOGICAL ABSTRACTS


    1. Sex at the Snake Den: Lust, Deception and Conflict in the Mating System of Red-Sided Gartersnakes
    2. Richard Shine

    3. The Evolution of Animal Nuptial Gifts
    4. Sara Lewis and Adam South

    5. The Evolution of Inbred Social Systems in Spiders and Other Organisms: From Short-term Gains to Long-term Evolutionary Dead-ends?
    6. Leticia Avilés and Jessica Purcell

    7. The Behavior of Wild White-faced Capuchins: Demography, Life History, Social Relationships, and Communication
    8. Susan Perry

    9. Studying Female Reproductive Activities in Relation to Male Song: The Domestic Canary as a Model
    10. Gérard Leboucher, EricVallet, Laurent Nagle, Nathalie Béguin, Dalila Bovet, Frédérique Hallé, Tudor Ion Draganoiu, Amy Mathieu and Michel Kreutzer

    11. Causes and Consequences of Differential Growth in Birds: A Behavioral Perspective
    12. Mark C. Mainwaring and Ian R. Hartley

    13. Increasing Awareness of Ecosystem Services Provided by Bats

      Simon J. Ghanem and Christian C. Voigt


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