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.
  • Charles Snowdon, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
  • Timothy Roper, Department of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, UK

Advances in the Study of Behavior, Volume 30 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 communications in these dense fields. The aim of Advances in the Study of Behavior remains as it has been since the series began: to serve the increasing number of scientists who are engaged in the study of animal behavior by presenting their theoretical ideas and research to their colleagues and to those in neighboring fields. We hope that the series will continue its "contribution to the development of the field", as its intended role was phrased in the Preface to the first volume in 1965. Since that time, traditional areas of animal behavior have achieved new vigor by the links they have formed with related fields and by the closer relationship that now exists between those studying animal and human subjects.
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Experimental psychologists studying animal behavior, comparative psychologists, ethologists, evolutionary biologists, and ichthyologists.


Book information

  • Published: March 2001
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-004530-3


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

Table of Contents

Contributors.Preface.H.J. Brockmann, The Evolution of Alternative Strategies and Tactics.R.W. Elwood and M. Briffa, Information Gathering and Communication during Agonistic Encounters: A Case Study of Hermit Crabs.H.C. Gerhardt, Acoustic Communication in Two Groups of Closely Related Treefrogs.L.M. Gosling and S.C. Roberts, Scent-Marking by Male Mammals: Cheat-Proof Signals to Competitors and Mates.I.S. Penton-Voak and D.I. Perrett, Male Facial Attractiveness: Perceived Personality and Shifting Female Preferences for Male Traits across the Menstrual Cycle.H. Drummond, The Control and Function of Agonism in Avian Broodmates.Index.Contents of Previous Volumes.