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Advances in the Study of Behavior - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120045273, 9780080582887

Advances in the Study of Behavior, Volume 27

1st Edition

Stress and Behavior

Serial Editors: Peter Slater Anders Møller Milinski Manfred
Hardcover ISBN: 9780120045273
eBook ISBN: 9780080582887
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 4th May 1998
Page Count: 552
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Table of Contents

D. von Holst, The Concept of Stress and Its Relevance for Animal Behavior. V. Apanius, Stress and Immune Response. P.A. Parsons, Behavioral Variability and Limits to Evolutionary Adaptation under Stress. A.P. Møller, Developmental Instability as a General Measure of Stress. S.L. Lima, Stress and Decision-Making under the Risk of Predation: Recent Developments from Behavioral, Reproductive, and Ecological Perspectives. G.A. Lozano, Parasitic Stress and Self-Medication in Wild Animals. R. Thornhill and F.B. Furlow, Stress and Human Behavior: Attractiveness, Women's Sexual Development, Postpartum Depression, and Baby's Cry. D.M. Broom, Welfare, Stress, and the Evolution of Feelings. H. Hofer and M.L. East, Biological Conservation and Stress. Chapter References. Subject Index.


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, evolutionarybiology, 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.


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@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

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About the Serial Editors

Peter Slater

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.

Anders Møller

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratoire d'Ecologie, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France

Milinski Manfred

Affiliations and Expertise

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