An Introduction to Animal Behaviour

An Introduction to Animal Behaviour

Hardcover(6th Revised ed.)

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Overview

A fully revised and updated introduction to the subject of animal behavior is provided in this latest edition of an acclaimed text, distinguished by its broad biological approach, linking physiology, ethology, and comparative psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107000162
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/26/2012
Edition description: 6th Revised ed.
Pages: 472
Product dimensions: 7.64(w) x 9.84(h) x 0.79(d)

About the Author

Aubrey Manning, OBE FRSE was Professor of Natural History at the University of Edinburgh. His main research and teaching interests were based around animal behaviour, development and evolution. He completed his DPhil under Niko Tinbergen and is now Emeritus Professor. He received the Zoological Society of London Silver Medal in 2003 for public understanding of science.

Marian Stamp Dawkins is Professor of Animal Behaviour at the University of Oxford where she heads the Animal Behaviour Research Group. Her research interests lie around animal perceptual worlds, with particular emphasis on animal suffering. She has authored, co-authored and edited eight books dealing with subjects ranging from basic behaviour to animal suffering and consciousness.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The development of behaviour; 3. Stimuli and communication; 4. Decision-making and motivation; 5. Learning and memory; 6. Evolution; 7. Social organization; Index.

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