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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
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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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