Advances in the Study of Behavior

Stress and Behavior

Series Editor:

  • Peter Slater, University of St. Andrews, Fife, U.K.
  • Anders Møller, Laboratoire d'Ecologie, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
  • Milinski Manfred, Zoologisches Institute, Abteilung Verhalten-sokologie Universitat Bern - Hinterkappelen, Switzerland

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, evolutionarybiology, and comparative psychology, these volumes foster cooperation and communication in these diverse fields.
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Experimental psychologists studying animal behavior, comparative psychologists, ethologists, evolutionary biologists, and ichthyologists.


Book information

  • Published: May 1998
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-004527-3


"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."

Table of Contents

D. von Holst, The Concept of Stress and Its Relevance for Animal Behavior.V. Apanius, Stress and Immune Response.P.A. Parsons, Behavioral Variability and Limits to Evolutionary Adaptation under Stress.A.P. Møller, Developmental Instability as a General Measure of Stress.S.L. Lima, Stress and Decision-Making under the Risk of Predation: Recent Developments from Behavioral, Reproductive, and Ecological Perspectives.G.A. Lozano, Parasitic Stress and Self-Medication in Wild Animals.R. Thornhill and F.B. Furlow, Stress and Human Behavior: Attractiveness, Women's Sexual Development, Postpartum Depression, and Baby's Cry.D.M. Broom, Welfare, Stress, and the Evolution of Feelings.H. Hofer and M.L. East, Biological Conservation and Stress.Chapter References.Subject Index.