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Selected Papers and Biography of Charles Henry Turner (1867-1923),: Pioneer of Comparative Animal Behavior Studies

Biography / Memoir

Edited By: Charles I Abramson, Camille L Fuller and Latasha D Jackson

610 pages, B/w plates, illus, tabs

Edwin Mellen Press

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #146607 | ISBN: 0773469427
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About this book

Dr. Charles Henry Turner uncovered new species; contributed several of the early anatomical studies of crayfish and bird brains; developed new methodologies (several of which are still used today); contributed literature reviews; clarified several behavioral and methodological issues in the areas of tropisms, memory, and behavioral ecology; and was the first to provide experimental evidence that certain insects can hear airborne sounds. He was also a leader in the early struggle for civil rights. This volume contains biographic information and illustrations, a broad selection of Turner's papers, both on behavioral science and race relations, and bibliographic information.


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