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Animal behavior : with commentaries

Animal behavior : with commentaries

Author: Lynne D Houck; Lee C Drickamer; Animal Behavior Society.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [1996] ©1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Beginning with Darwin's work in the 1870s, this text selects the important works from the discipline's first hundred years (44 papers) and presents them in facsimile, tracing the development of the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynne D Houck; Lee C Drickamer; Animal Behavior Society.
ISBN: 0226354563 9780226354569 0226354571 9780226354576
OCLC Number: 1156727678
Notes: Cover title: Foundations of animal behavior, classic papers with commentaries.
"Published in association with the Animal Behavior Society."
Description: xvi, 843 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Instinct / Charles Darwin --
Introduction / George C. Romanes --
Introduction / E. L. Thorndike --
What is behaviorism? / J. B. Watson --
Critique of Konrad Lorenz's theory of instinctive behavior / Daniel S. Lehrman --
On aims and methods of ethology / Niko Tinbergen --
Ethological units of behavior / George W. Barlow --
Describing sequences of behavior / Peter J. B. Slater --
Observational study of behavior / Jeanne Altmann --
Quantitative comparison of the behaviour of a wild and caged baboon group / Thelma E. Rowell --
Comparative methods and the concept of homology in the study of behaviour / G. P. Baerends / Scala naturae / William Hodos and C. B. G. Campbell. Appetites and aversions as constituents of instincts / Wallace Craig --
Culturally transmitted patterns of vocal behavior in sparrows / Peter Marler, Miwako Tamura --
Prenatal behavior of birds / Gilbert Gottlieb --
Gene mutation which changes a behavior pattern / Margaret Bastock --
Genetic control of the neuronal network generating cricket song patterns / David R. Bentley, Ronald R. Hoy --
Experimental studies of mimicry in some North American butterflies / Jane Van Zandt Brower --
Relation of cue to consequence in avoidance learning / John Garcia, Robert A. Koelling --
Affectional responses in the infant monkey / Harry F. Harlow, Robert R. Zimmermann. Hierarchical organization of nervous mechanisms underlying instinctive behaviour / Niko Tinbergen --
Relations between the central nervous system and the peripheral organs / E. von Holst --
Exogenous and endogenous components in circadian ryhthms / Jurgen Aschoff --
Menstrual synchrony and suppression / Martha K. McClintock --
Interaction between internal and external environments in the regulation of the reproductive cycle of the ring dove / Daniel S. Lehrman --
Effects of different concentrations of androgen upon sexual behavior in castrated male rats / Frank A. Beach, A. Marie Holz-Tucker --
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. Hunger in the blowfly / Vincent G. Dethier, Dietrich Bodenstein --
Energy models of motivation / R. A. Hinde --
"Language" and orientation of the honey bee / Karl von Frisch, Martin Lindauer --
Sensory basis of obstacle avoidance by flying bats / Donald R. Griffin, Robert Galambos --
Detection and evasion of bats by moths / Kenneth D. Roeder, Asher E. Treat --
Guideposts of migrating fishes / Arthur D. Hasler --
Chemical communication among animals / Edward O. Wilson, William H. Bossett --
Other Titles: Foundations of animal behavior, classic papers with commentaries
Responsibility: editors, Lynne D. Houck and Lee C. Drickamer.


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