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Behaviour and Evolution

Series: Biology: Brain and Behaviour

Edited By: Marion Hall and Tim Halliday

306 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

Springer-Verlag

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #89397 | ISBN: 354064752X
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About this book

Why does an animal behave in the way it does? The possible answers - development, survival value, evolutionary history or cause-and-effect - are the main themes that are discussed here.


Contents

Introduction.- Actions and Reactions.- Genes and Behaviour.- Behaviour and Adaptation.- Development of Behaviour.- Learning.- Motivation.- Cognition.- Reproductive Behaviour.- Living in Groups.

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