Description

Advances in the Study of Behavior is the leading series in its field. Each volume includes a variety of review essays by experts providing authoritative overviews of key areas of current interest that are invaluable to the teacher, student, and researcher in the field of behavior, whether psychologist or biologist. This volume continues the tradition of excellence in the study of behavior by covering a whole range of biological and psychological research. Each of the chapters presents new ideas, with a particularly interesting approach to sexual coercion. The volume as a whole has a particular strength in the area of behavioral development, which is the main topic of the last three chapters.

Readership

Experimental psychologists studying animal behavior, ethologists, evolutionary biologists and primatologists.

Table of Contents

Contributors. Preface. B.B. Smuts and R.W. Smuts, Male Aggression and Sexual Coercion of Females in Nonhuman Primates and Other Mammals: Evidence and Theoretical Implications. A.P. Moller, R. Dufva and K. Allander, Parasites and the Evolution of Host Social Behavior. S.E. Riechert, The Evolution of Behavioral Phenotypes: Lessons Learned from Divergent Spider Populations. E. Curio, Proximate and Developmental Aspects of Antipredator Behavior. M.A. Vince, Newborn Lambs and Their Dams: The Interaction That Leads to Sucking. T.G.G. Groothuis, The Ontogeny of Social Displays: Form Development, Form Fixation, and Change in Context. Index.

Details

No. of pages:
330
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1993
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780120045228
Electronic ISBN:
9780080582832