An Introduction to Animal Behavior: An Integrative Approach

An Introduction to Animal Behavior: An Integrative Approach

by Michael Ryan, Walter Wilczynski
     
 

ISBN-10: 193611318X

ISBN-13: 9781936113187

Pub. Date: 04/28/2011

Publisher: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

This book gives an overview of Animal Behavior with an emphasis on integration of questions at both proximate and ultimate causation. The targeted audience is advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and professional scientists in other fields in need of a succinct review.

Overview

This book gives an overview of Animal Behavior with an emphasis on integration of questions at both proximate and ultimate causation. The targeted audience is advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and professional scientists in other fields in need of a succinct review.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781936113187
Publisher:
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press
Publication date:
04/28/2011
Pages:
258
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Basic Concepts

1 Questions in Animal Behavior 1

2 Function and Evolution of Behavior 17

3 Mechanism and Acquisition of Behavior 35

The Search for Resources

4 Foraging: Sensing, Finding, and Deciding 59

5 Migration and Orientation 89

Social Behavior

6 Foundations of Social Behavior 121

7 Species Recognition, Mate Choice, and Sexual Selection 143

8 Social Bonding and Cooperation 183

9 Conflict and Aggression 215

Credits 241

Index 245

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