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Animal Behavior : Mechanisms, Ecology, Evolution (5TH 02 Edition)

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Designed for a one-semester introductory course in Animal Behavior. Animal behavior is a broad discipline with investigators and contributions from diverse perspectives, including anthropology, comparative psychology, ecology, ethology, physiology, and zoology. The authors goal in this textbook is to use evolutionary principles as a unifying theme to provide students exposure to a number of approaches to the field of animal behavior. They also demonstrate that the varied perspectives used to study behavior are complementary and often integrated; they are not mutually exclusive. The subtitle, “Mechanisms, Ecology, and Evolution,” reflects the broad themes that dominate the book.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 350-391) and indexes.

Table of Contents

Part One The Study of Animal Behavior

1 Introduction to Animal Behavior

2 History of the Study of Animal Behavior

3 Approaches and Methods

Part Two Behavior Genetics and Evolution

4 Genes and Evolution

5 Behavioral Genetics

6 Evolution of Behavior Patterns

Part Three Mechanisms of Behavior

7 The Nervous System

8 Hormones and Behavior, and Immunology and Behavior

9 Biological Rhythms

10 Development of Behavior

11 Learning

12 Communication

Part Four Finding Food and Shelter

13 Migration, Orientation, and Navigation

14 Habitat Selection

15 Foraging Behavior

Part Five Social Organization and Mating Systems

16 Conflict

17 Sexual Reproduction and Parental Care

18 Mating Systems and Parental Care

19 Social Systems

Product Details

ISBN:
9780070121997
Author:
Drickamer, Lee C.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
Compiled:
Cram 101
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Author:
Jakob, Elizabeth
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews, Textbook Revie
Author:
Vessey, Stephen H.
Author:
Drickamer &. Vessey &. Jakob, 5th Editio
Author:
Vessey, Stephen
Author:
Drickamer, Lee C.
Author:
Cram 101
Author:
Drickamer, Lee
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Animal behavior
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - General
Subject:
Evolution,Animal Behavior,Behavior Genetics,Mechanisms,Genes,History,Ecology,Parental Care,Mating Systems,Behavior Patterns,Sexual Reproduction,Social Organization
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Biology-Zoology
Subject:
Reference-Study Notes
Copyright:
Edition Number:
5
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. ).
Series:
Cram101 Textbook Outlines
Series Volume:
1219-01
Publication Date:
July 2001
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
422
Dimensions:
11.10x8.68x.89 in. 2.57 lbs.

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