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Parental care : evolution, mechanisms, and adaptive significance

Author: Jay S Rosenblatt; Charles T Snowdon
Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ©1996.
Series: Advances in the study of behavior, v. 25.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Advances in the Study of Behavior presents its first thematic volume, focusing on the physiological and behavioral mechanisms underlying parental care. The book discusses parental care both within and across taxa, with coverage of invertebrates and early vertebrates, fishes, amphibia, reptiles, mammals, birds, and nonhuman primates. A running theme throughout the chapters shows that parental care is anchored to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Parental care.
San Diego : Academic Press, ©1996
(DLC) 97167761
(OCoLC)35720990
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jay S Rosenblatt; Charles T Snowdon
ISBN: 9780080582863 0080582869 0120045257 9780120045259
OCLC Number: 263053235
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 715 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: pt. 1. Parental care among invertebrates and early vertebrates --
pt. 2. Endocrine, neural, and behavioral factors governing parental care among mammals and birds --
pt. 3. Functional, ecological, and adaptive aspects of parental care.
Series Title: Advances in the study of behavior, v. 25.
Responsibility: edited by Jay S. Rosenblatt, Charles T. Snowdon.

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Aimed at experimental psychologists studying animal behaviour, this work focuses on the physiological and behavioural mechanisms underlying parental care. It covers invertebrates and early  Read more...

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