Advances in the Study of Behavior

Advances in the Study of Behavior

Stress and Behavior

1st Edition - May 4, 1998

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  • Editors: Peter Slater, Anders Møller, Milinski Manfred
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080582887

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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.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 552
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1998
  • Published: May 4, 1998
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080582887

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

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