Description

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 serve to foster cooperation and communication in these diverse fields.

Readership

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

Table of Contents

H. Richner and P. Heeb, Is the Information Center Hypothesis a Flop? C.L. Moore, Maternal Contributions to Mammalian Reproductive Development and the Divergence of Males and Females. J. Terkel, Cultural Transmission in the Black Rat: Pine Cone Feeding. A.E. Magurran, B.H. Seghers, P.W. Shaw, and G.R. Carvalho, The Behavioral Diversity and Evolution of Guppy, Poecilia reticulata, Populations in Trinidad. S. Creel and D. MacDonald, Sociality, Group Size, and Reproductive Suppression among Carnivores. A. Fogel, Development and Relationships: A Dynamic Model of Communication. L. Keller and H.K. Reeve, Why Do Females Mate with Multiple Males? The Sexually Selected Sperm Hypothesis. J.A. Mather, Cognition in Cephalopods. Chapter References. Subject Index. Contents of Previous Volumes.

Details

No. of pages:
372
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1995
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780080582856
Print ISBN:
9780120045242
Print ISBN:
9780123993946

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." --BIOLOGICAL ABSTRACTS