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Spatial Representation in Animals

Edited By: Sue Healy

188 pages, 6 b/w photos, 51 line illus, figs

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Apr 1998 | #70669 | ISBN: 0198500068
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | #70668 | ISBN: 0198500076
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About this book

Bringing together recent advances in ecology, neurobiology and behaviour for the first time, this collection of essays and papers covers all aspects of navigation from small-scale displacements to long distance migration.


Contents

1. Mechanisms of landmark use in mammals and birds; 2. Places and landmarks: an arthropod perspective; 3. Role of dead reckoning in navigation; 4. Spatial representations and homing pigeon navigation; 5. Spatial memory, landmark use, and orientation in fish; 6. Spatiotemporal aspects of avian long-distance migration; 7. Landmark use and the cognitive map in the rat; 8. Natural selection of spatial representation

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