Behaviour and Evolution / Edition 1

Behaviour and Evolution / Edition 1

by Marion Hall
     
 

ISBN-10: 354064752X

ISBN-13: 9783540647522

Pub. Date: 12/10/1998

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

This volume examines a variety of aspects of animal behavior and analyzes the underlying relationship between behavior and evolution. Studying behavior draws upon the work of scientists from a number of disciplines, all seeking to answer the question of why an animal behaves in the way it does. The possible answers to this question development, survival value,…  See more details below

Overview

This volume examines a variety of aspects of animal behavior and analyzes the underlying relationship between behavior and evolution. Studying behavior draws upon the work of scientists from a number of disciplines, all seeking to answer the question of why an animal behaves in the way it does. The possible answers to this question development, survival value, evolutionary history, and cause-and-effectare explored in this easy-to-read introduction to behavior and evolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540647522
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/10/1998
Edition description:
1998
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.- Actions and Reactions.- Genes and Behaviour.- Behaviour and Adaptation.- Development of Behaviour.- Learning.- Motivation.- Cognition.- Reproductive Behaviour.- Living in Groups.

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