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Tinbergen's legacy : function and mechanism in behavioral biology

Author: Johan J Bolhuis; Simon Verhulst
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A cast of leading animal biologists reflect on the enduring significance of Nobel laureate Niko Tinbergen's groundbreaking proposals for behavioural biology.

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Genre/Form: Festschrift
Named Person: Niko Tinbergen; Niko Tinbergen; Nikolaas Tinbergen; Niko Tinbergen
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Johan J Bolhuis; Simon Verhulst
ISBN: 9780521874786 0521874785 9780521697552 0521697557
OCLC Number: 229430499
Description: xxiii, 238 p. : ill., plans ; 24 cm.
Contents: On aims and methods of ethology / N. Tinbergen --
Tinbergen's four questions and contemporary behavioral biology / Jerry A. Hogan and Johan J. Bolhuis --
Causation : the study of behavioral mechanisms / Jerry A. Hogan --
Tinbergen's fourth question, ontogeny : sexual and individual differentiation / David Crews and Ton Groothuis --
The development of behavior : trends since Tinbergen (1963) / Jerry A. Hogan and Johan J. Bolhuis --
The study of function in behavioral ecology / Innes Cuthill --
The evolution of behavior, and integrating it towards a complete and correct understanding of behavioral biology / Michael J. Ryan --
Do ideas about function help in the study of causation? / David F. Sherry --
Function and mechanism in neuroecology : looking for clues / Johan J. Bolhuis.
Responsibility: edited by Johan J. Bolhuis, Simon Verhulst.
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'... an important evaluation of the direction in which animal behaviour studies have been, and are, moving since the days of Niko Tinbergen. ... well co-ordinated and edited ...' Ethology '... Nikko Read more...

 
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