Advances in the Study of Behavior - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128171240

Advances in the Study of Behavior, Volume 51

1st Edition

Editors: Marc Naguib
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128171240
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 5th April 2019
Page Count: 262
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Table of Contents

1. The troublesome gift: the spermatophylax as a purveyor of sexual conflict and coercion in crickets
Scott Sakaluk
2. Conformity and over-imitation: an integrative review of two forms of hyper-reliance on social learning
Andrew Whiten
3. Sexual selection in polyandrous societies: Lessons from the fowl
Tom Pizzari
4. Cowbird cognition: The mental abilities of a brood parasite
David White
5. Sexual selection and social behavior in spiders
Maydianne Andrade


Description

Advances in the Study of Behavior, Volume 51, provides users with the latest insights in this ever-evolving field. Users will find new information on a variety of species, including The troublesome gift: the spermatophylax as a purveyor of sexual conflict and coercion, Conformity and over-imitation: an integrative review of two forms of hyper-reliance on social learning, Copulatory behavior and genital morphology in vertebrates, Sexual selection in polyandrous societies: Lessons from the fowl, Sensory information in social insects, Evolution of female coloration, what have we learned from birds in general and blue tits in particular, Sexual selection and social behavior in spiders, and more.

Key Features

  • Serves the increasing number of scientists engaged in the study of animal behavior
  • Makes another important contribution to the development of the field
  • Presents theoretical ideas and research to those studying animal behavior and related fields

Readership

Graduate students and researchers who study animal behavior (ecologists, evolutionary biologists, geneticists, endocrinologists, pharmacologists, neurobiologists, developmental psychobiologists, ethologists, comparative psychologists)


Details

No. of pages:
262
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Hardcover ISBN:
9780128171240

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About the Editors

Marc Naguib

Marc Naguib Editor

Marc Naguib is professor in Behavioural Ecology at the Animal Sciences Department of Wageningen University, The Netherlands. He studied biology at the Freie Universitaet Berlin, Germany and received his PhD (1995) at UNC Chapel Hill, NC in the US. After his PhD held positions at the Freie Universitaet Berlin (1995-1999) and Bielefeld University (2000-2007) in Germany, and at the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (2008-2011), until he was appointed in 2011 as Chair of the Behavioural Ecology Group at Wageningen University, The Netherlands. He is specialized in vocal communication, social behaviour, animal personality and the effects of conditions experienced during early development on behaviour and life history traits, mainly using song birds as model. His research group is also involved in animal welfare research using farm animals. He has served for many years on the council of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASAB) and of the Ethologische Gesellschaft. He published > 80 scientific publications and has been Editor for Advances in the Study of Behaviour since 2003. Since 2014 he is Executive Editor.

Affiliations and Expertise

Behavioural Ecology Group, Department of Animal Sciences Wageningen University, The Netherlands