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Asking animals : an introduction to animal behaviour testing

Author: Birte Lindstrøm Nielsen; C.A.B. International,
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Boston : CABI, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Contemporary, thought-provoking yet utterly practical, this book gives an introduction to the use and misuse of behaviour tests applied to animals. By including illustrative examples from a variety of species, the book is aims to inspire the animal scientist to think about what a given behavioural test can be used for and how the results can be interpreted. It is valuable to students, established researchers,  Read more...
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Nielsen, Birte L,
Asking animals: an introduction to animal behaviour testing
Boston : CAB International, 2020.
(DLC) 2019042208
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Birte Lindstrøm Nielsen; C.A.B. International,
ISBN: 9781789240603 1789240603 9781789240610 1789240611
OCLC Number: 1123181688
Description: ix, 178 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Setting the Scene --
1. Five Things This Book is Not --
2. Non-test Observations --
3. How to Choose a Test --
Part II. Types of Tests --
4. Tests to Characterize the Animal --
5. Choice, Preference and Motivation --
6. Ability to Detect and Distinguish --
7. Effects of Age and Treatment --
8. Reinforcement and Punishment --
9. Learning Capacity, Memory and Cognitive Ability --
10. Genetic Components of Behaviour --
Part III. Additional Aspects --
11. Other Test Considerations --
12. Legislation, Guidelines and Ethical Considerations --
13. Future Methodologies and Technological Advances.
Responsibility: Birte L. Nielsen ; illustrations by Elinor L. Friggens.

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This book gives an introduction to the use of behaviour tests applied to animals. By including illustrative examples from a variety of species, it aims to inspire the animal scientist to think about  Read more...

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