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Encyclopedia of animal behavior

Author: Michael D Breed
Publisher: Oxford : Elsevier Science, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : [Online-ausg.]

Animal behavior in environmental biology is highlighted in chapters on the effects of endocrine disruptors on behavior and a large number of chapters on key species, such as wolves, chimpanzees,  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael D Breed
ISBN: 0080453333 9780080453330 0080453376 9780080453378
OCLC Number: 650806368
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg.
Description: Online-Ressource
Contents: Acoustic Communication in Insects: Neuroethology Acoustic Signals Active Electroreception: Vertebrates Adaptive Landscapes and Optimality Aggression and Territoriality Agonistic Signals Alarm Calls in Birds and Mammals Alex: A Study in Avian Cognition Amphibians: Orientation and Migration Animal Arithmetic Animal Behavior: Antiquity to the Sixteenth Century Animal Behavior: The Seventeenth to the Twentieth Centuries Animal Innovation Animal Psychology: An Historical Perspective Animal Training Ant, Bee and Wasp Social Evolution Anthropogenic Noise: Impacts on Animals Anthropogenic Noise: Implications for Conservation Antipredator Benefits from Heterospecifics Apes: Social Learning Aplysia Aquatic Invertebrate Endocrine Disruption Avian Social Learning Avoidance of Parasites Barn Swallows: Sexual and Social Behavior Bat Migration Bat Neuroethology Bateman's Principles: Original Experiment and Modern Data For and Against Bats: Orientation, Navigation and Homing Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology Betta Splendens Beyond Fever: Comparative Perspectives on Sickness Behavior Bird Migration Body Size and Sexual Dimorphism Boobies Bowerbirds Caching Caste Determination in Arthropods Caste in Social Insects: Genetic Influences Over Caste Determination Categories and Concepts: Language-Related Competences in Non-Linguistic Species Chimpanzees Circadian and Circannual Rhythms and Hormones Cockroaches Co-Evolution of Predators and Prey Cognitive Development in Chimpanzees Collective Intelligence Colony Founding in Social Insects Communication and Hormones Communication Networks Communication: An Overview Comparative Animal Behavior - 1920-1973 Compensation in Reproduction Conflict Resolution Consensus Decisions Conservation and Animal Behavior Conservation and Anti-Predator Behavior Conservation and Behavior: Introduction Conservation Behavior and Endocrinology Conservation, Behavior, Parasites and Invasive Species Cooperation and Sociality Cost and Benefit Analysis Costs of Learning Crabs and Their Visual World Crustacean Social Evolution Cryptic Female Choice Cultural Inheritance of Signals Culture Dance Language Darwin and Animal Behavior Deception: Competition by Misleading Behavior Decision Making Decision Making and Learning: The Peak Shift Behavioral Response Defensive Avoidance Defensive Chemicals Defensive Coloration Defensive Morphology Development, Evolution and Behavior Developmental Plasticity Dictyostelium, the Social Amoeba Differential Allocation Digestion and Foraging Disease Transmission and Networks Disease, Behavior and Welfare Distributed Cognition Division of Labor Dolphin Signature Whistles Domestic Dogs Dominance Relationships, Dominance Hierarchies and Rankings Drosophila Behavior Genetics Ecology of Fear Economic Escape Ectoparasite Behavior Electrical Signals Electroreception in Vertebrates and Invertebrates Emotion and Social Cognition in Primates Empathy: Levels of Empirical Studies of Predator and Prey Behavior Endocrinology and Behavior: Methods Ethograms, Activity Profiles and Energy Budgets Ethology in Europe European Ethology Evolution and Phylogeny of Communication Evolution of Parasite-Induced Behavioral Alterations Evolution: Fundamentals Experiment, Observation, and Modeling in the Lab and Field Experimental Approaches to Hormones and Behavior: Invertebrates Experimental Design: Basic Concepts Female Sexual Behavior and Hormones in Non- Mammalian Vertebrates Field Techniques in Hormones and Behavior Fight or Flight Responses Fish Migration Fish Social Learning Flexible Mate Choice Food Intake: Behavioral Endocrinology Food Signals Foraging Modes Forced or Aggressively Coerced Copulation Future of Animal Behavior: Predicting Trends Game Theory Games Played by Predators and Prey Genes and Genomic Searches Group Living Group Movement Habitat Imprinting Habitat Selection William Donald Hamilton Hearing in Insects Hearing: Vertebrates Helpers and Reproductive Behavior in Birds and Mammals Herring Gulls Hibernation, Daily Torpor and Estivation in Mammals and Birds: Behavioral Aspects Honest Signaling Honeybees Hormones and Behavior: Basic Concepts Hormones and Breeding Strategies, Sex Reversal, Brood Parasites, Parthenogenesis Horses: Behavior and Welfare Assessment Hunger and Satiety Imitation: Cognitive Implications Immune Systems and Sickness Behavior Infanticide Information Content and Signals Insect Flight and Walking: Neuroethological Basis Insect Migration Insect Navigation Insect Social Learning Integration of Proximate and Ultimate Causes Intermediate Host Behavior Internal Energy Storage Interspecific Communication Intertemporal Choice Invertebrate Hormones and Behavior Invertebrates: the Inside Story of Post-Insemination, Pre-Fertilization Reproductive Interactions Irruptive Migration Isolating Mechanisms and Speciation Kin Recognition and Genetics Kin Selection and Relatedness Kleptoparasitism and Cannibalism Learning and Conservation Leech Behavioral Choice: Neuroethology Levels of Selection Life Histories and Network Function Life Histories and Predation Risk Locusts Konrad Lorenz (indexed under L) Magnetic Compasses in Insects Magnetic Orientation in Migratory Songbirds Magnetoreception Male Ornaments and Habitat Deterioration Male Sexual Behavior and Hormones in Non- Mammalian Vertebrates Mammalian Female Sexual Behavior and Hormones Mammalian Social Learning: Non-Primates Maps and Compasses Marine Invertebrates: Genetics of Colony Recognition Mate Choice and Learning Mate Choice in Males and Females Maternal Effects on Behavior Mating Interference Due to Introduction of Exotic Species Mating Signals Measurement Error and Reliability Memory, Learning, Hormones and Behavior Mental Time Travel: Can Animals Recall the Past and Plan for the Future? Metacognition and Metamemory in Non-Human Animals Microevolution and Macroevolution in Behavior Migration and Behavioral Endocrinology Migratory Connectivity Molt in Birds and Mammals: Hormones and Behavior Monkeys and prosimians: Social learning Monogamy and Extra-Pair Parentage Morality and Evolution Motivation and Signals Multimodal Signaling Naked Mole Rats: Their Extraordinary Sensory World Nasonia Wasp Behavior Genetics Nematode Learning and Memory: Neuroethology Nervous System: Evolution in Relation to Behavior Nest Site Choice in Social Insects Neural Control of Sexual Behavior Neuroethology: Methods Neuroethology: What is it? Non-Elemental Learning in Invertebrates Norway Rats Octopus Olfactory Signals Ontogenetic Effects of Captive Breeding Optimal Foraging and Plant-Pollinator Co-Evolution Optimal Foraging Theory: Introduction Orthopteran Behavioral Genetics Pair-Bonding, Mating Systems and Hormones Parasite-Induced Behavioral Change: Mechanisms Parasite-Modified Vector Behavior Parasites and Insects: Aspects of Social Behavior Parasites and Sexual Selection Parasitoid Wasps: Neuroethology Parasitoids Parental Behavior and Hormones in Mammals Parental Behavior and Hormones in Non-Mammalian Vertebrates Parent-offspring Signaling Parmecium Behavioral Genetics Patch Exploitation Pets: Behavior and Welfare Assessment Pheidole: Sociobiology of a Highly Diverse Genus Phylogenetic Inference and the Evolution of Behavior Pigeon Homing as a Model Case of Goal-Oriented Navigation Pigeons Pigs: Behavior and Welfare Assessment Play Playbacks in Behavioral Experiments Poultry: Behavior and Welfare Assessment Predator Avoidance: Mechanisms Predator Evasion Predator's Perspective on Predator-Prey Interactions Problem-Solving in Tool-Using and Non-Tool-Using Animals Propagule Behavior and Parasite Transmission Punishment Queen-Queen Conflict in Eusocial Insect Colonies Queen-Worker Conflicts Over Colony Sex Ratio Rational Choice Behavior: Definitions and Evidence Recognition Systems in the Social Insects Referential Signaling Remote-Sensing of Behavior Reproductive Behavior and Parasites: Invertebrates Reproductive Behavior and Parasites: Vertebrates Reproductive Skew Reproductive Skew, Cooperative Breeding, and Eusociality in Vertebrates: Hormones Reproductive Success Rhesus Macaques Risk Allocation in Anti-Predator Behavior Risk-Taking in Self-Defense Robot Behavior Robotics in the Study of Animal Behavior Sea Turtles: Navigation and Orientation Seasonality: Hormones and Behavior Seed Dispersal and Conservation Self-Medication: Passive Prevention and Active Treatment Sentience Sequence Analysis and Transition Models Sex Allocation, Sex Ratios and Reproduction Sex and Social Evolution Sex Change in Reef Fishes: Behavior and Physiology Sex Changing Organisms and Reproductive Behavior Sexual Behavior and Hormones in Male Mammals Sexual Selection and Speciation Sharks Signal Parasites Slaughter Plants: Behavior and Welfare Assessment Sleep and Hormones Smell: Vertebrates Social Behavior and Parasites Social Cognition and Theory of Mind Social Evolution in 'Other' Insects and Arachnids Social Information Use Social Insects: Behavioral Genetics Social Learning: Theory Social Recognition Social Selection, Sexual Selection, and Sexual Conflict Sociogenomics Sound Localization: Neuroethology Sound Production: Vertebrates Spatial Memory Spatial Orientation and Time: Methods Specialization Sperm Competition Spiders: Social Evolution Spotted Hyenas Stress, Health and Social Behavior Subsociality and the Evolution of Eusociality Swordtails and Platyfishes Syntactically Complex Vocal Systems Tadpole Behavior and Metamorphosis Taste: Invertebrates Taste: Vertebrates Termites: Social Evolution Thermoreception: Invertebrates Thermoreception: Vertebrates Threespine Stickleback Time: What Animals Know Niko Tinbergen (indexed under T) Trade-Offs in Anti-Predator Behavior Tribolium Tungara Frog: A Model for Sexual Selection and Communication Turtles: Freshwater Unicolonial Ants: Loss of Colony Identity Vertebrate Endocrine Disruption Vertical Migration of Aquatic Animals Vibration Perception: Vertebrates Vibrational Communication Vigilance and Models of Behavior Vision: Invertebrates Vision: Vertebrates Visual Signals Vocal Learning Vocal-Acoustic Communication in Fishes: Neuroethology Water and Salt Intake in Vertebrates: Endocrine and Behavioral Regulation Welfare of Animals: Behavior as a Basis for Decisions Welfare of Animals: Introduction White-Crowned Sparrow Wintering Strategies Wintering Strategies, Moult and Behavior Wolves Worker - Worker Conflict and Worker Policing Zebra Finches Zebrafish
Responsibility: editor-in-chief, Michael D. Breed ; Janice Moore.


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