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The Behavior of Animals

Mechanisms, Function, and Evolution

Bolhuis, Johan / Giraldeau, Luc-Alain / Hogan, Jerry A. (Herausgeber)


2. Auflage Dezember 2021
528 Seiten, Softcover

ISBN: 978-1-119-10950-1
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The Behavior of Animals

An updated view of animal behavior studies, featuring global experts

The Behavior of Animals, Second Edition provides a broad overview of the current state of animal behavior studies with contributions from international experts. This edition includes new chapters on hormones and behavior, individuality, and human evolution. All chapters have been thoroughly revised and updated, and are supported by color illustrations, informative callouts, and accessible presentation of technical information.
* Provides an introduction to the study of animal behavior
* Looks at an extensive scope of topics- from perception, motivation and emotion, biological rhythms, and animal learning to animal cognition, communication, mate choice, and individuality.
* Explores the evolution of animal behavior including a critical evaluation of the assumption that human beings can be studied as if they were any other animal species.
* Students will benefit from an updated textbook in which a variety of contributors provide their expertise and global perspective in specialized areas

Table of Contents

Foreword by Robert A. Hinde

1. The Study of Animal Behavior
Johan J. Bolhuis, Luc-Alain Giraldeau, and Jerry A. Hogan

2. Stimulus Perception
Jorg-Peter Ewert

3. Motivation and Emotion
Jerry A. Hogan

4. Biological Rhythms and Behavior
Ralph E. Mistlberger and Benjamin Rusak

5. Brain and Behavior
David F. Sherry

6. Hormones and Behavior
Jacques Balthazart and Gregory F. Ball

7. Development of Behavior
Johan J. Bolhuis

8. Learning and Memory
Kimberly Kirkpatrick and Geoffrey Hall

9. Animal Cognition
Jerry A. Hogan

10. Applied Animal Behavior and Animal Welfare
David Fraser and Daniel M. Weary

11. The Function of Behavior
Luc-Alain Giraldeau and Jerry A. Hogan

12. Mate Choice, Mating Systems, and Sexual Selection
Anders Pape Moller

13. Animal Personality, the Study of Individual Behavioral Differences
Denis Reale and Pierre-Oliver Montiglio

14. Animal Communication
William A. Searcy and Stephen Nowicki

15. Evolution of Behavior
Michael J. Ryan

16. Human Evolution
Ian Tattersall

17. Evolutionary Approaches to Human Behavior
Gillian R. Brown, Catharine P. Cross, and Kevin N. Laland

Author Index
Subject Index
Johan J. Bolhuis is Professor of Cognitive Neurobiology at Utrecht University, and Affiliated Lecturer at the Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

Luc-Alain Giraldeau is a behavioral ecologist currently head of the Instiitut National de la Recherche Scientifique in Quebec.

Jerry A. Hogan is emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Toronto.

J. Bolhuis, Utrecht University; L.-A. Giraldeau, Universite du Quebec a Montreal; J. A. Hogan, University of Toronto, Canada