The aim of Advances in the Study of Behavior remains as it has been since the series began: to serve the increasing number of scientists who are engaged in the study of animal behavior by presenting their theoretical ideas and research to their colleagues and to those in neighboring fields. We hope that the series will continue its "contribution to the development of the field", as its intended role was phrased in the Preface to the first volume in 1965. Since that time, traditional areas of animal behavior have achieved new vigor by the links they have formed with related fields and by the closer relationship that now exists between those studying animal and human subjects.


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

Table of Contents

Contributors. Preface. I.D. Couzin and J. Krause, Self-Organization and Collective Behavior in Vertebrates. J. Todrank and G. Heth, Odor-Genes Covariance and Genetic Relatedness Assessments: Rethinking Odor-Based "Recognition" Mechanisms in Rodents. A. Berglund and G. Rosenqvist, Sex-Role Reversal in Pipefish. J.P. Swaddle, Fluctuating Asymmetry, Animal Behavior, and Evolution. K.E. Wynne-Edwards, From Dwarf Hamster to Daddy: The Intersection of Ecology, Evolution, and Physiology that Produces Paternal Behavior. C.A. Marler, J.K. Bester-Meredith, B.C. Trainor, Paternal Behavior and Aggression: Endocrine Mechanisms and Nongenomic Transmission of Behavior. S.D. Healy and T.A. Hurly, Cognitive Ecology: Foraging in Hummingbirds as a Model System. Index. Contents of Previous Volumes.


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