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Publisher Comments:

This book, part of a series from The Open University in the United Kingdom, is about animal behaviour. The behaviour of animals, including humans, is very diverse and often very complex. Studying behaviour draws on the work of scientists from several disciplines, including ethologists, psychologists, physiologists and biochemists. The question that most of them are interested in answering is: why does an animal behave in the way it does? The possible answers, development, survival value, evolutionary history or cause-and-effect are the themes that run through this introduction to behaviour and evolution, the four explantations of behaviour.

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This volume examines a variety of aspects of animal behavior and analyzes the underlying relationship between behavior and evolution.

Synopsis:

This volume examines a variety of aspects of animal behavior and analyzes the underlying relationship between behavior and evolution. Studying behavior draws upon the work of scientists from a number of disciplines, all seeking to answer the question of why an animal behaves in the way it does. The possible answers to this question development, survival value, evolutionary history, and cause-and-effectare explored in this easy-to-read introduction to behavior and evolution.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Actions and Reactions.- Genes and Behaviour.- Behaviour and Adaptation.- Development of Behaviour.- Learning.- Motivation.- Cognition.- Reproductive Behaviour.- Living in Groups.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783540647522
Editor:
Hall, Marion
Editor:
Halliday, Tim
Editor:
Hall, Marion
Editor:
Halliday, Tim
Editor:
Keynes, Milton
Author:
Halliday, Tim
Author:
Toates, Frederick
Author:
Whatson, Terry
Author:
McLannahan, Heather
Author:
Hall, Marion
Editor:
Keynes, Milton
Publisher:
Springer
Location:
Berlin ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Zoology
Subject:
Animal behavior
Subject:
QL
Subject:
Life Sciences - Zoology - General
Subject:
Neuroscience
Subject:
Behaviour
Subject:
Evolution
Subject:
Mensch
Subject:
Tier
Subject:
Verhalten
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Humans
Subject:
Neurosciences
Subject:
Animal physiology
Subject:
Biology-Zoology
Edition Description:
Book
Series:
Biology-- brain & behaviour ;
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
19981131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
314
Dimensions:
279 x 216 mm 1580 gr

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"Synopsis" by , This volume examines a variety of aspects of animal behavior and analyzes the underlying relationship between behavior and evolution. Studying behavior draws upon the work of scientists from a number of disciplines, all seeking to answer the question of why an animal behaves in the way it does. The possible answers to this question development, survival value, evolutionary history, and cause-and-effectare explored in this easy-to-read introduction to behavior and evolution.
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