Principles of Animal Behavior / Edition 1

Principles of Animal Behavior / Edition 1

by Lee Alan Dugatkin
     
 

This text for undergraduates examines the forces that influence animal behavior, covering learning, personality, and cultural transmission as well as genetics and natural selection. While significant attention is paid to theoretical and conceptual issues, experiments and case studies are used to drive the text, highlighting recent discoveries resulting from new… See more details below

Overview

This text for undergraduates examines the forces that influence animal behavior, covering learning, personality, and cultural transmission as well as genetics and natural selection. While significant attention is paid to theoretical and conceptual issues, experiments and case studies are used to drive the text, highlighting recent discoveries resulting from new molecular-biological tools and laboratory techniques. Chapter summaries, discussion questions, and interviews with leaders in the field are included, along with color photos and drawings. The author is affiliated with the University of Louisville. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393976595
Publisher:
W W Norton & Co Inc
Publication date:
08/01/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Lee Alan Dugatkin is a professor and Distinguished University Scholar in the Department of Biology at the University of Louisville. His main area of research is the evolution of social behavior. He is currently studying the evolution of cooperation, aggression, antibiotic resistance, risk-taking behavior, and the interaction between genetic and cultural evolution. Dr. Dugatkin is the author of over 145 articles on evolution and behavior in journals such as Nature and The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and several trade monographs on the evolution of cooperation and the history of science. He is also the author of Principles of Animal Behavior, Second Edition.

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