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Foundations of Animal Behavior Classic Papers with Commendations

Edited By: Lynne D Houck and Lee C Drickamer
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Beginning with Darwin's work in the 1870s the editors of this work have selected the most important works from the discipline's first hundred years - 44 classic papers - and present them in facsimile, tracing the development of the field. |These papers are considered classics because they either founded a line of investigation, established a basic method, or provided a new approach to an important research question.

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Preface Introduction by Lynne D. Houck and Lee C. Drickamer Pt. 1: Historical Origins: The Making of a Science Bennett G. Galef, Jr 1: Instinct Charles Darwin 2: Introduction George C. Romanes 3: Introduction E. L. Thorndike 4: What is behaviorism? J. B. Watson Pt. 2: The Emerging Science: Defining the Goals, Approaches, and Methods Lee C. Drickamer, Charles T. Snowdon. 5: A critique of Konrad Lorenz's theory of instinctive behavior Daniel S. Lehrman 6: On aims and methods of ethology Niko Tinbergen 7: Ethological units of behavior George W. Barlow 8: Describing sequences of behavior Peter J. B. Slater 9: Observational study of behavior: sampling methods Jeanne Altmann 10: A quantitative comparison of the behaviour of a wild and caged baboon group Thelma E. Rowell 11: Comparative methods and the concept of homology in the study of behaviour G. P. Baerends 12: Scala naturae: Why there is no theory in comparative psychology William Hodos, C. B. G. Campbell. Pt. 3: Development and Learning: Genetic Influences, Learning, and Instinct Charles T. Snowdon 13: Appetites and aversions as constituents of instincts 14: Culturally transmitted patterns of vocal behavior in sparrows Peter Marler, Miwako Tamura. 15: Prenatal behavior of birds Gilbert Gottlieb 16: A gene mutation which changes a behavior pattern Margaret Bastock 17: Genetic control of the neuronal network generating cricket song patterns David R. Bentley, Ronald R. Hoy. 18: Experimental studies of mimicry in some North American Butterflies, Part 1: The monarch, Danaus plexippus, and viceroy, Limenitis archippus, archippus Jane Van Zandt Brower 19: Relation of cue to consequence in avoidance learning John Garcia, Robert A. Koelling. 20: Affectional responses in the infant monkey Harry F. Harlow, Robert R. Zimmermann. Part. 4: Neural and Hormonal Mechanisms of Behavior: Physiological Causes and Consequences Elizabeth Adkins-Regan 21: The hierarchical organization of nervous mechanisms underlying instinctive behaviour Niko Tinbergen 22: Relations between the central nervous system and the peripheral organs E. von Holst 23: Exogenous and endogenous components in circadian rhythms Jurgen Aschoff 24: Menstrual synchrony and suppression Martha K. McClintock 25: Interaction between internal and external environments in the regulation of the reproductive cycle of the ring dove Daniel S. Lehrman 26: Effects of different concentrations of androgen upon sexual behavior in castrated male rats Frank A. Beach, A. Marie Holz-Tucker. 27: Organizing action of prenatally administered testosterone propionate on the tissues mediating mating behavior in the female guinea pig Charles H. Phoenix, Robert W. Goy, Arnold A. Gerrall, William C. Young. 28: Hunger in the blowfly Vincent G. Dethier, Dietrich Bodenstein. 29: Energy models of motivation R. A. Hinde Pt. 5: Sensory Processes, Orientation, and Communication: Biology of the Umwelt Fred C. Dyer, H. Jane Brockmann. 30: The "language" and orientation of the honey bee Karl von Frisch, Martin Lindauer. 31: The sensory basis of obstacle avoidance by flying bats Donald R. Griffin, Robert Galambos. 32: The detection and evasion of bats by moths Kenneth D. Roeder, Asher E. Treat. 33: Guideposts of migrating fishes Arthur D. Hasler 34: Chemical communication among animals Edward O. Wilson, William H. Bossert. 35: Bird migration: influence of physiological state upon celestial orientation Stephen T. Emlen 36: The logical analysis of animal communication Peter Marler Pt. 6: Evolution of Behavior: Approaches to Studying Behavioral Change Stevan J. Arnold, H. Jane Brockmann. 37: Comparative studies of the motor patterns of Anatinae (1941), translated by Robert Martin, in Studies in Animal and Human Behavior, vol. 2, pp. 14-18, 106-14 Konrad Lorenz 38: The evolution of prey-carrying mechanisms in wasps Howard E. Evans 39: Adaptations in the kittiwake to cliff-nesting Esther Cullen 40: Egg shell removal by the black-headed gull, Larus ridibundus L.; a behaviour component of camouflage Niko Tinbergen, G. J. Broekhuysen, F. Feekes, J. C. W. Houghton, H. Kruuk, E. Szulc. 41: The genetical evolution of social behaviour, I William D. Hamilton 42: On the evolution of mating systems in birds and mammals Gordon H. Orians 43: Parental investment and sexual selection Robert L. Trivers 44: The logic of animal conflict John Maynard Smith, George R. Price. List of Contributors

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Edited By: Lynne D Houck and Lee C Drickamer
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