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Exploring animal behavior : readings from American scientist

Exploring animal behavior : readings from American scientist

Author: Paul W Sherman; John Alcock
Publisher: Sunderland, Mass. : Sinauer Associates, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
Written to complement John Alcock's 'Animal Behavior', this illustrated reader is designed to enhance courses based on other textbooks as well. Indeed, the book can stand alone as a sampler of research approaches and organisms in animal behaviour.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul W Sherman; John Alcock
ISBN: 0878938168 9780878938162
OCLC Number: 57452418
Description: vi, 321 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), 1 color map ; 28 cm
Contents: Scientists, scholars, knaves, and fools / Edward O. Wilson --
Integrity in science / Lewis M. Branscomb --
Conduct, misconduct and the structure of science / James Woodward and Judith A. Swan --
Infanticide as a primate reproductive strategy / Sarah Blaffer Hrdy --
Primate social behavior in a changing world / Richard Curtin and Phyllis Dolhinow --
Why male ground squirrels disperse / Kay E. Holekamp and Paul W. Sherman --
From society to genes with the honey bee / Gene E. Robinson --
Animal thinking / Donald R. Griffin --
What do animals think about numbers? / Marc D. Hauser. The nature of emotions / Robert Plutchik --
Mozart's starling / Meredith J. West and Andrew P. King --
Testosterone and aggression in birds / John C. Wingfield [and others] --
Prenatal hormone exposure and sexual variation / John G. Vandenbergh --
Physiology of helping in Florida scrub-jays / Stephan J. Schoech --
Shaping brain sexuality / Andrew H. Bass --
Aerial defense tactics of flying insects / Mike May --
The evolution of communal nest-weaving in ants / Bert Holldobler and Edward O. Wilson --
Untangling the evolution of the Web / William A. Shear --
Early canid domestication : the farm-fox experiment / Lyudmila N. Trut --
Protecting ourselves from food / Paul W. Sherman and Samuel M. Flaxman. The evolution of sexual differences in insects / Randy Thornhill and Darryl T. Gwynne --
Animal genitalia and female choice / William G. Eberhard --
Prairie-vole partnerships / Lowell L. Getz and C. Sue Carter --
Mating behavior and hermaphroditism in coral reef fishes / Robert R. Warner --
Avian siblicide / Douglas W. Mock, Hugh Drummond and Christopher H. Stinson --
The strategies of human mating / David M. Buss --
The evolution of jealousy / Christine R. Harris --
Why ravens share / Bernd Heinrich and John Marzluff --
Making decisions in the family : an evolutionary perspective / Stephen T. Emlen, Peter H. Wrege and Natalie J. Demong --
Naked mole-rats / Rodney L. Honeycutt --
The honey bee colony as a superorganism / Thomas D. Seeley --
The adaptive value of religious ritual / Richard Sosis.
Responsibility: edited by Paul W. Sherman, John Alcock.
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This anthology contains 34 articles published since 1977 in American Scientist, the journal of the scientific society Sigma Xi. Articles illustrate how behaviourists think about and conduct their  Read more...


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