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Advances in the Study of Behavior

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 serve to foster cooperation and communication in these diverse fields. Volume 23 focuses on research on the lower vertebrates with respect to the functional significance of different breeding strategies, the level at which natural selection acts, methods of teasing apart the genetic control of behavior, the assumptions underlying models of territoriality, and signalling systems and the sensory mechanisms on which they depend.

Audience
Experimental psychologists studying animal behavior, comparative psychologists, ethologists, evolutionary biologists, and ichthyologists.

Hardbound, 284 Pages

Published: March 1994

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-004523-5

Contents

  • M. Taborsky, Sneakers, Satellites and Helpers: Parasitic and Cooperative Behavior in Fish Reproduction.L.A. Dugatkin and H.K. Reeve, Behavioral Ecology and Levels of Selection: Dissolving the Group Selection Controversy.T.C.M. Bakker, Genetic Correlations and the Control of Behavior, Exemplified by Aggressiveness in Sticklebacks.J. Stamps, Territorial Behavior: Testing the Assumptions.B. Kramer, Communication Behavior and Sensory Mechanisms in Weakly Electric Fishes.Chapter References.Subject Index.

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