Principles of Animal Behavior

ISBN-10: 0393976599

ISBN-13: 9780393976595

Edition: 2003

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Dugatkin explores the diverse forces that cause animals to act and respond to their environment in the way that they do. Learning and cultural transmission is covered, and the author has included 17 interviews with animal behaviour researchers.
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Book details

List price: $85.20
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 500
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.784
Language: English

Principles of Animal Behavior Three Foundations
Foundation 1: Natural Selection
Foundation 2: Learning
Foundation 3: Cultural Transmission Conceptual
Theoretical, and Empirical
Approaches Conceptual
Approaches Theoretical
Approaches Empirical
Approaches Overview of What Is to Follow
Interview
Natural Selection
Artificial Selection
The Process of Natural Selection
Selective Advantage of a Trait
How Natural Selection Operates
Behavioral Genetics Mendel's Rules
Locating Genes for Polygenic Traits
Dissecting Behavioral
Variation Animal Behavior and Natural Selection
Sociobiology and Selfish Genes
Natural Selection and Antipredator Behavior in Guppies
Adaptation Genetic Techniques as Tools
Kinship and Naked Mole Rat Behavior Coalition Formation
Interview
Proximate Factors Ultimate and Proximate
Perspectives Hormones and Proximate
Causation Hormones and Helping-at-the-Nest
Testosterone and Play Fighting in Rats
Neurological Underpinnings of Behavior and Proximate
Causation
The Nervous Impulse Vocalizations in Plainfin Midshipman
Mushroom Bodies, Insects, and Learning Sleep and Predation in Mallard
Ducks Biochemical Factors
Ultraviolet Vision in Zebra Finches
Environmental Sex
Determination and Sex Ratios
Reptiles, Sex Determination, and Temperature Red Deer
Dominance Status, and Sex Ratios Genes and Proximate
Explanations Learning as a Proximate Factor
Interview
Learning
What Is Individual Learning?
How Animals Learn Learning from a Single-Stimulus
Experience Pavlovian (Classical)
Conditioning Instrumental (Operant)
Conditioning Why Animals Learn Within-Species
Studies and the Evolution of Learning
Population Comparisons and the Evolution of Learning
A Model of the Evolution of Learning
What Animals Learn Learning
Where Home Is Located
Learning about Your Mate
Learning about Familial Relationships
Learning about Aggression
Interview
Social
Learning and Cultural Transmission
What Is Cultural Transmission?
Animal Culture Why All the Fuss about Culture?
Types of Cultural Transmission Social Learning
Teaching in Animals Modes of Cultural Transmission
Vertical Cultural Transmission
Horizontal Cultural Transmission
Oblique Cultural Transmission
The Interaction of Genetic and Cultural Transmission
The Grants' Finches Whitehead's Whales Genes for Cultural Transmission?
Cultural Transmission and Brain Size
Interview with Dr. Bennet "Jeff" Galef
Sexual
Selection Intersexual and Intrasexual
Selection Genetics and Mate Choice
Direct Benefits and Mate Choice
Good Genes and Mate Choice
Runaway Sexual
Selection Learning and Mate Choice Sexual
Imprinting Learning and Mate Choice in Japanese Quail
Learning and Mate Choice in Blue Gouramis
Cultural Transmission and Mate Choice
Defining Mate-Choice
Copying Mate-Choice
Copying in Grouse Mate-Choice
Copying in Guppies Song Learning and Mate Choice in Cowbirds
Male-Male Competition and Sexual Selection
Underground Mating and Male-Male Competition in Fiddler
Crabs Red Deer Roars and Male-Male
Competition Male-Male
Competition by Interference Male-Male
Competition via Cuckoldry Neuroethology and Mate
Choice Swordtails, Platytfish, and Sensory
Bias Frogs and Sensory Bias
Zebra Finches and Sensory Bias
Interview
Mating
Systems Different Mating Systems Monogamo
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