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Advances in the Study of Behaviour, Volume 27: Stress and Behaviour

Series: Advances in the Study of Behaviour Volume: 27

Edited By: Anders Pape Moller, Manfred Milinski and Peter JB Slater

552 pages, Figs, tabs

Academic Press

Hardback | May 1998 | #81160 | ISBN: 0120045273
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About this book

Impressive overview of how stress affects physiology and behaviour.

The series is designed for psychologists, zoologists, and psychiatrists, but will also be a valuable reference for workers in endocrinology, neurology, physiology, ethnology, and ecology. --W. Rohner in BIOLOGICAL ABSTRACTS


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. Moller, 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.

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Biography

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.

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