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Advances in the Study of Behavior free pdf The aim of "Advances in the Study of Behavior" is to serve scientists engaged in the study of animal behavior, including psychologists, neuroscientists, biologists, ethologists, pharmacologists, endocrinologists, ecologists, and geneticists. Articles in the series present critical reviews of significant research programs with theoretical syntheses, reformulation of persistent problems, and/or highlighting new and exciting research concepts. Volume 35 is an eclectic volume that includes the mechanisms and evolution of arthropod and anuran communal sexual displays, a functional analysis of feeding, the sexual behavior and breeding system of tufted capuchin monkeys, acoustic communication in noise, ethics and behavioral biology, prenatal sensory ecology and experience, conflict and cooperation in chimpanzees, and the tradeoffs in the adaptive use of social and asocial learning.

About Peter J. B. Slater

Dr. Peter Slater is a Kennedy Professor of Natural History at the University of St Andrews, in Scotland. He is a former Editor of the journal Animal Behaviour and past President of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour. He received the Association's medal in 1999. His research interests are in vocal communication, with emphasis on the development and organization of song in birds. Charles T. Snowdon is a Hilldale Professor of Psychology and Zoology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Currently editor of the Journal of Comparative Psychology, he was previously North American Editor of Animal Behaviour and has served as President of the Animal Behavior Society. He has held a Research Scientist Award from the National Institute of Mental Health since 1977. His research interests are in vocal and chemical communication, reproductive behavioral biology, parental care and infant development in cooperatively breeding primates. His students and collaborators work in both captive and field settings. Professor Tim Roper has a Personal Chair in Animal Behaviour at the University of Sussex. He has been Secretary of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour, a Council Member of the International Society for Behavioural Ecology and both European Editor and Executive Editor of Animal Behaviour. His research interest is in the behavioral ecology of social mammals, especially badgers. Dr. H. Jane Brockmann is professor of zoology at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Her research interests include ethology, behavioral ecology- the evolution and economics of behavior- nesting and mating behavior of horseshoe crabs and solitary wasps- and alternative strategies, conflict evolution of social behavior and sex ratios.

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Author : Peter J. B. Slater
Publisher : Academic Press Inc
Data Published : 20 December 2005
ISBN : 0120045354
EAN : 9780120045358
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 416 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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