Animal Behavior: Mechanisms, Ecology, and Evolution / Edition 4

Animal Behavior: Mechanisms, Ecology, and Evolution / Edition 4

by Lee C. Drickamer, Stephen H. Vessey, Douglas Miekle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0697136426

ISBN-13: 9780697136428

Pub. Date: 12/28/1995

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

The experienced author team of Drickamer,Vessey,and Meikle has created a unique balance in the new edition of Animal Behavior by clearly describing the necessary elements of mechanisms,ecology,and evolution that support a comprehensive study of behavior. This one-semester text is designed for your upper- level course and features chapter coverage that has been

Overview

The experienced author team of Drickamer,Vessey,and Meikle has created a unique balance in the new edition of Animal Behavior by clearly describing the necessary elements of mechanisms,ecology,and evolution that support a comprehensive study of behavior. This one-semester text is designed for your upper- level course and features chapter coverage that has been completely reorganized to promote a more logical framework for study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780697136428
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.18(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1·The Study of Animal Behavior
1 Introduction
2 History of the Study of Animal Behavior
3 Approaches and Methods
Part 2·Behavior Genetics and Evolution
4 Genes and Evolution
5 Evolution of Behavior Patterns
6 Behavior Genetics
Part 3·Mechanisms of Behavior
7 The Nervous System and Behavior
8 Hormones and Behavior
9 Biological Timekeeping
10 Development of Behavior
11 Learning Behavior
12 Communication
Part 4·Finding Food and Shelter
13 Migration, Orientation, and Navigation
14 Habitat Selection
15 Feeding Behavior
Part 5·Social Organization and Mating Systems
16 Aggression
17 Sexual Reproduction and Parental Care
18 Parental Investment and Mating Systems
19 Evolution of Social Systems

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