Animal Behaviour: Four-volume Set (Sage Library of Cognitive and Experimental Psychology)

Animal Behaviour: Four-volume Set (Sage Library of Cognitive and Experimental Psychology)

By: Johan J. Bolhuis (editor), Luc-Alain Giraldeau (editor)Hardback

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The study of animal behaviour is a dynamic and vibrant field in contemporary psychology schools which has seen rapid growth and diversification throughout the last century. It forms a major area of study and research not only in cognitive, experimental and behavioural psychology, but also in neurobiology, evolutionary biology and evolutionary psychology. In this timely and comprehensive four-volume collection, two internationally renowned scholars bring together every seminal paper of the last century, from the canonical to the critical and contemporary. Conceptually arranged to address the four formative questions posed by Niko Tinbergen in 1963, Volume One addresses causation and the mechanisms of animal behaviour; Volume Two presents the foremost research in the development of animal behaviour; Volume Three covers behavioural ecology and the function of animal behaviour, and Volume Four addresses research that attempts to reconstruct the evolutionary history of behaviour.

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Volume 1: Causation: The Mechanisms of Animal Behaviour introduction: Causation and Development of Behaviour - Johan Bolhuis and Luc-Alain Giraldeau On Aims and Methods of Ethnology - Nico Tinbergen Models of Motivation The Comparative Method in Studying innate Behaviour Patterns - Konrad Lorenz The Hierarchical Organization of Nervous Mechanisms Underlying instinctive Behaviour - Nico Tinbergen The Functional Organization of Behaviour - Gerard P. Baerends Homeostasis and Behavior - Jerry A. Hogan Energy Models of Motivation - Robert Hinde Energy Models of Motivation: A reconsideration - Jerry A. Hogan Biological Rhythms Temporal Orientation: Circadian clocks in animals and humans - Jurgen Aschoff A Functional Analysis of Circadian Pacemakers in Nocturnal Rodents: Iv. Entrainment: pacemaker as clock - Colin Pittendrigh and Serge Daan integration of Human Sleep-Wake Regulation and Circadian Rhythmicity - Derk-Jan Dijk and Stephen Lockley Hormones, Brain and Cognition Interaction Between internal and External Environments in the Regulation of the Reproductive Cycle of the Ring Dove - Daniel Lehrman The Activation of Sexual Behaviour By Hypothalamic Implants of Estrogen - G.W. Harris and R.P. Michael Relations Between the Central Nervous System and the Peripheral Organs - Erich Von Holst What the Frog's Eye Tells the Frog's Brain - J.Y. Lettvin, H.R. Maturana, W.S. Mcculloch and W.H. Pitts Neural Correlates of Key Stimulus and Releasing Mechanism - Jorg-Peter Ewert Spontaneous Metatool Use By New Caledonian Crows - Alex Taylor, Gavin Hunt, Jennifer Holzhaider and Russell Gray Volume 2: Development of Animal Behaviour The Nature/Nurture Debate A Critique of Konrad Lorenz' Theory of Instinctive Behavior - Daniel Lehrman Heredity and Environment in Mammalian Behaviour - D.O. Hebb Evolution and Modification of Behavior (Excerpt) - Konrad Lorenz Semantic and Conceptual Issues in the Nature-Nurture Problem - Daniel Lehrman Sensitive Periods, Imprinting and Birdsong Learning Developmental Changes in Sensitivity to Experience - Patrick Bateson and Robert Hinde Development of Species Identification in Ducklings: Vi. Specific embryonic experience required to maintain species-typical perception in Peking ducklings - Gilbert Gottlieb The Companion in the Bird's World - Konrad Lorenz Imprinting, Learning, and Development: From behaviour to brain and back - Johan Bolhuis and Robert Honey The Role of Auditory Feedback in the Control of Vocalization in the White-Crowned Sparrow - M. Konishi Development of Motor Patterns Ontogeny of Action Syntax in Altricial and Precocial Rodents: Grooming sequences of rat and guinea pig pups - Matthew Colonnese, Elizabeth Stallman and Kent Berridge Suckling Isn't Feeding, Or Is It? - William Hall and Christina Williams Ontogeny of Social Behaviour in Burmese Red Junglefowl (Gallus Gallus Spadiceus) (Excerpt) - Jaap Kruijt Development of the Brain and Social Behaviour Cortical Mechanisms of Cognitive Development - Mark Johnson Structure and Development of Behavior Systems - Jerry A. Hogan Social Deprivation in Monkeys - Harry Harlow and Margaret Harlow Mother-infant Separation and the Nature of inter-individual Relationships: Experiments with Rhesus monkeys - Robert Hinde Learning Learning As A Biological Phenomenon - T.J. Roper Volume 3: the Function of Behaviour Introduction: Function and evolution of behaviour - Luc-Alain Giraldeau and Johan Bolhuis About Function The Spandrels of San Marco and the Panglossian Paradigm: A critique of the adaptationist programme - Stephen Jay Gould and Richard C. Lewontin Introduction to Adaptation and Natural Selection: A critique of some current evolutionary thought - George C. Williams The Cost-Benefit Approach Egg Shell Removal By the Black-Headed Gull Larus Ridibundus, L; A Behaviour Component of Camouflage - N. Tinbergen, G.J. Broekhuysen, F. Feekes, J.C.W. Houghton, H. Kruuk H. and E. Szulc On Optimal use of a Patchy Environment - Robert Macarthur and Eric Pianka Optimal Foraging: The marginal value theorem - Eric Charnov Optimal Prey Selection in the Great Tit Parus Major - J.R. Krebs, J.T. Erichson, M.I. Webber and E.L. Charnov Behavioral Decisions Made Under the Risk of Predation: A review and prospectus - Steven Lima and Lawrence Dill Strategies of Female Mate Choice: A theoretical analysis - Anthony Janetos Game theory and the Evolution of Behaviour - John Maynard Smith Territorial Defence in the Great Tit, Parus Major: Do residents always win? - John Krebs Good Strategy or Evolutionarily Stable Strategy? - Richard Dawkins On Territorial Behaviour and Other Factors influencing Habitat Distribution in Birds - Stephen Fretwell and Henry Lucas An Evolutionarily Stable Feeding Strategy in Sticklebacks - Manfred Milinski Sociobiology Altruism and Related Phenomena, Mainly in Social Insects - William Hamilton The Evolution of Cooperative Breeding in Birds - Stephen Emlen The Importance of Certain Assemblages of Birds As "information-Centers" for Food Finding - P. Ward and A. Zahavi Homicide and Kinship - Martin Daly and Margo Wilson Mating and Reproductive Behaviour Sexual Selection and the Evolution of Song - William Searcy and Malte andersson Mate Selection -A Selection for a Handicap - Amotz Zahavi Influence of Colour-Banding On the Conspecific Preferences of Zebra Finches - Nancy Burley, Gail Krantzberg and Peter Radman Heritable True Fitness and Bright Birds: A role of parasites - W.D. Hamilton and M. Zuk Volume 4: the Evolution of Behaviour About Comparative Studies Phylogenetic Analysis and Comparative Data: A test and review of evidence - R.P Freckleton, P.H. Harvey and M. Pagel The Social Organisation of Antelope in Relation To their Ecology - P.J. Jarman Evolution and Behaviour Birds, Behaviour and Anatomical Evolution - Jeff Wyles, Joseph Kunkel and Allan Wilson Brains, Innovation and Evolution in Birds and Primates - Louis Lefebvre, Simon Reader and Daniel Sol Signals, Signal Conditions, and the Direction of Evolution - John Endler Public information: From nosy neighbors to cultural evolution - Etienne Danchin, Luc-Alain Giraldeau, Thomas Valone and Richard Wagner Sociobiology The Evolution of Social Behavior - Richard Alexander Do Animals Really Recognize Kin? - Alan Grafen The Evolution of Reciprocal Altruism - Robert Trivers The Evolution of Cooperation - Robert Axelrod and William Hamilton Parent-offspring Conflict - Robert Trivers Nepotism and the Evolution of Alarm Calls - Paul Sherman Sexual Selection Phylogenetic Evidence For the Role of Pre-Existing Bias in Sexual Selection - Alexandra Basolo Parental Investment and Sexual Selection - Robert Trivers Ecology, Sexual Selection and the Evolution of Mating Systems - Stephen Emlen and Lewis Oring Sexual Selection and Signal Evolution: The ghost of biases past - Michael Ryan and A. Stanley Rand

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  • publication date: 22/10/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781847875396
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1712
  • ID: 9781847875396
  • weight: 3084
  • ISBN10: 1847875394

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