Exploring Animal Behavior Readings from American Scientist

ISBN-10: 0878938168

ISBN-13: 9780878938162

Edition: 4th 2005

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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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Book details

Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 321
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

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Integrity in science
Conduct, misconduct and the structure of science
The science of scientific writing
Infanticide as a primate reproductive strategy
Primate social behavior in a changing world
Why male ground squirrels disperse
From society to genes with the honey bee
Animal thinking
What do animals think about numbers?
The nature of emotions
Mozart's starling
Testosterone and aggression in birds
Prenatal hormone exposure and sexual variation
Physiology of helping in Florida scrub-jays
Shaping brain sexuality
Aerial defense tactics of flying insects
The evolution of communal nest-weaving in ants
Untangling the evolution of the Web
Why do bowerbirds build bowers?
Early canid domestication : the farm-fox experiment
Protecting ourselves from food
The evolution of sexual differences in insects
Animal genitalia and female choice
Prairie-vole partnerships
Mating behavior and hermaphroditism in coral reef fishes
Avian siblicide
The strategies of human mating
The evolution of jealousy
Why ravens share
Making decisions in the family : an evolutionary perspective
Naked mole-rats
The honey bee colony as a superorganism
The adaptive value of religious ritual
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