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Behaviour and Evolution / Edition 1

Behaviour and Evolution / Edition 1


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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
Series: Biology, Brain & Behaviour , #1
Edition description: 1998
Pages: 306
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 10.91(h) x 0.03(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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