Advances in the Study of Behavior

Series Editor:

  • Peter Slater, University of St. Andrews, Fife, U.K.
  • Jay Rosenblatt, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.
  • Timothy Roper, Department of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, UK
  • Charles Snowdon, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

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 foster cooperation and communication in these diverse fields.
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Audience

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

 

Book information

  • Published: February 1999
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-004528-0

Reviews

"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."
Praise for the Series, --W. Rohner in BIOLOGICAL ABSTRACTS



Table of Contents

C. ten Cate and D.R. Voss, Sexual Imprinting and Evolutionary Processes in Birds: A Reassessment.H. Whitehead and S. Dufault, Techniques for Analyzing Vertebrate Social Structure Using Identified Individuals: Review and Recommendations.N.C. Bennett, C.G. Faulkes, and J.U.M. Jarvis, Socially Induced Infertility, Incest Avoidance and the Monopoly of Reproduction in Cooperatively Breeding African Mole-Rats, Family Bathyergidae.N.S. Clayton and J.A. Soha, Memory in Avian Food Caching and Song Learning: A General Mechanism or Different Processes?C. Rovee-Collier and K. Hartshorn, Long-Term Memory in Human Infants: Lessons in Psychobiology.T.J. Roper, Olfaction in Birds.S. Thirgood, J. Langbein, and R.J. Putman, Intraspecific Variation in Ungulate Mating Strategies: The Case of the Flexible Fallow Deer.Index.