Time in Animal Behaviour


  • M. Richelle
  • H. Lejeune, University of Liege, Belgium
  • D. Defays
  • P. Greenwood
  • F. Macar
  • H. Mantanus

A systematic presentation of the methods, facts and theoretical hypothesis concerning temporal regulation of behaviour and time estimation in animals is given.
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This book will be of interest to psychologists, especially those concentrating in the esperimental areas of operant conditioning, the psychology of time, animal behaviour and animal learning.


Book information

  • Published: June 1980
  • Imprint: PERGAMON
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-025489-0

Table of Contents

(partial) Scope and methods: Introduction


Basic results: Temporal parameters and behaviour

Comparative studies

Factors influencing temporal regulations

Mechanisms: Physiological mechanisms

Collateral behaviour

Temporal information - temporal regulation and external cues

Temporal regulation and inhibition.