Advances in the Study of Behavior, Volume 27

1st Edition

Stress and Behavior

Print ISBN: 9780123993120
eBook ISBN: 9780080582887
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 4th May 1998
Page Count: 552
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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, 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.

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.


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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