Advances in the Study of Behavior, Volume 26

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780123993489
eBook ISBN: 9780080582870
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 11th March 1997
Page Count: 484
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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.


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

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.


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@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