Advances in the Study of Behavior - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120045266, 9780080582870

Advances in the Study of Behavior, Volume 26

1st Edition

Serial Editors: Peter Slater Charles Snowdon Jay Rosenblatt Manfred Milinski
eBook ISBN: 9780080582870
Hardcover ISBN: 9780120045266
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 11th March 1997
Page Count: 484
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Table of Contents

T.H. Day and A.S. Gilburn, Sexual Selection in Seaweed Flies.

V.M. Janik and P.J.B. Slater, Vocal Learning in Mammals.

K.B. Strier, Behavioral Ecology and Conservation Biology of Primates and Other Animals.

M. Milinski, How to Avoid Seven Deadly Sins in the Study of Behavior.

L. Smale, S. Nunes, and K.E. Holekamp, Sexually Dimorphic Dispersal in Mammals: Patterns, Causes, and Consequences.

H.M. Arnold and N.E. Spear, Infantile Amnesia: Using Animal Models to Understand Forgetting.

S.E. Fahrbach, Regulation of Age Polyethism in Bees and Wasps by Juvenile Hormone.

G. Jones, Acoustic Signals and Speciation: The Roles of Natural and Sexual Selection in the Evolution of Cryptic Species.

M. Eens, Understanding the Complex Song of the European Starling: An Integrated Ethological Approach.

S.T. Boysen, Representation of Quantities by Apes. Chapter References. Subject Index.


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 foster cooperation and communication in these diverse fields.

Readership

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


Details

No. of pages:
484
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1997
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080582870
Hardcover ISBN:
9780120045266

Reviews

@qu:"This volume presents in-depth literature reviews on diverse topics from the field of animal behavior. Each is highly detailed and heavily referenced." @source:--BIOSIS @from:Praise for the Series @qu:"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." @source:--W. Rohner in BIOLOGICAL ABSTRACTS


About the Serial Editors

Peter Slater Serial Editor

Dr. Peter Slater is a Kennedy Professor of Natural History at the University of St Andrews, in Scotland. He is a former Editor of the journal Animal Behaviour and past President of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour. He received the Association's medal in 1999. His research interests are in vocal communication, with emphasis on the development and organization of song in birds.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of St. Andrews, Fife, U.K.

Charles Snowdon Serial Editor

Charles T. Snowdon is a Hilldale Professor of Psychology and Zoology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Currently editor of the Journal of Comparative Psychology, he was previously North American Editor of Animal Behaviour and has served as President of the Animal Behavior Society. He has held a Research Scientist Award from the National Institute of Mental Health since 1977. His research interests are in vocal and chemical communication, reproductive behavioral biology, parental care and infant development in cooperatively breeding primates. His students and collaborators work in both captive and field settings.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

Jay Rosenblatt Serial Editor

Dr. Jay S. Rosenblatt is the Daniel S. Lehrman Professor of Psychobiology in the Psychology Department of Rutgers University-Newark Campus, Newark, NJ. He is an Associate of the Animal Behavior Society and the American Psychological Association and has received honorary doctoral degrees from Göteborg University in Sweden and National University of Education at a Distance, Madrid. His interests include the study of parental behavior and behavioral development among animals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Manfred Milinski Serial Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Zoologisches Institut, Abteilung Verhalten-sokologie, Universitat Bern, Hinterkappelen, Switzerland