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Advances in the Study of Behaviour, Volume 28

Series: Advances in the Study of Behaviour Volume: 28

Edited By: Peter JB Slater, Jay S Rosenblatt, Charles T Snowdon and TJ Roper

368 pages, B/w illus

Academic Press

Hardback | Feb 1999 | #88764 | ISBN: 0120045281
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Advances in the Study of Behavior continues to serve scientists across a wide spectrum of disciplines. Focusing on new theories and research developments with respect to behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and comparative psychology, these volumes foster cooperation and communication in these diverse fields.

Praise for the Series "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


C. ten Cate and D.R. Voss, Sexual Imprinting and Evolutionary Processes in Birds: A Reassessment. H. Whitehead and S. Dufault, Techniques for Analyzing Vertebrate Social Structure Using Identified Individuals: Review and Recommendations. N.C. Bennett, C.G. Faulkes, and J.U.M. Jarvis, Socially Induced Infertility, Incest Avoidance and the Monopoly of Reproduction in Cooperatively Breeding African Mole-Rats, Family Bathyergidae. N.S. Clayton and J.A. Soha, Memory in Avian Food Caching and Song Learning: A General Mechanism or Different Processes? C. Rovee-Collier and K. Hartshorn, Long-Term Memory in Human Infants: Lessons in Psychobiology. T.J. Roper, Olfaction in Birds. S. Thirgood, J. Langbein, and R.J. Putman, Intraspecific Variation in Ungulate Mating Strategies: The Case of the Flexible Fallow Deer. Index.

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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. Dr. Jay S. Rosenblatt is the Daniel S. Lehrman Professor of Psychobiology in the Psychology Department of Rutgers University-Newark Campus, Newark, NJ. He is an Associate of the Animal Behavior Society and the American Psychological Association and has received honorary doctoral degrees from Goteborg University in Sweden and National University of Education at a Distance, Madrid. His interests include the study of parental behavior and behavioral development among animals. Professor Tim Roper has a Personal Chair in Animal Behaviour at the University of Sussex. He has been Secretary of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour, a Council Member of the International Society for Behavioural Ecology and both European Editor and Executive Editor of Animal Behaviour. His research interest is in the behavioral ecology of social mammals, especially badgers. Charles T. Snowdon is a Hilldale Professor of Psychology and Zoology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Currently editor of the Journal of Comparative Psychology, he was previously North American Editor of Animal Behaviour and has served as President of the Animal Behavior Society. He has held a Research Scientist Award from the National Institute of Mental Health since 1977. His research interests are in vocal and chemical communication, reproductive behavioral biology, parental care and infant development in cooperatively breeding primates. His students and collaborators work in both captive and field settings.

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