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Perspectives in Ethology. Volume 10: Behavior and Evolution

Series: Perspectives in Ethology Volume: 10

Edited By: PPG Bateson, PH Klopfer and NS Thompson


Hardback | Dec 1993 | #29026 | ISBN: 0306443988
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The current volume focuses on behavioral similarities and differences within individual animals, larger populations, and species as a whole. Research from ecological, social ontogenetic, physiological, and other perspectives is presented to explicate specific behaviors, as well as to provide a more profound understanding of how behavior work influences thought about evolutionary processes.


How Genetics and Learning Make a Fish Individual (V. Csanyi). Mechanisms Involved in the Development and Control of Stereotypies (G.J. Mason, M.A. Turner). Costs and Benefits of Androgenization in the Female Spotted Hyena (S.E. Glickman et al.). Darwin's Tangled Web (D. Smillie). Female Dominance in Primates and Other Mammals (P. Kappeler). Complexity, Coupling and Contingency in the Production of Bird Song (S. Nowicki, J. Podos). Animal Communication by Way of Coordinated Cognitive Systems (C. Johnson). The SpecificMate Recognition System and Variation in Motile Animals (H. Paterson). Models of Biological Change (G. Barker). Animal Social Learning (K.N. Laland et al.). Index.

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