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An introduction to animal behavior

Peter H. Klopfer

An introduction to animal behavior

ethology"s first century

by Peter H. Klopfer

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal behavior.,
  • Animal behavior -- History.,
  • Behavior, Animal.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 287-319.

    Statement[by] Peter H. Klopfer.
    SeriesPrentice-Hall biological science series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL751 .K593 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 332 p.
    Number of Pages332
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5427629M
    ISBN 100134779355
    LC Control Number73022467

    Animal Behavior covers the broad sweep of animal behavior from its neurological underpinnings to the importance of behavior in conservation. The authors, Michael D. Breed and Janice Moore, bring almost 60 years of combined experience as university professors to this textbook, much of that teaching animal behavior. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Klopfer, Peter H. Introduction to animal behavior. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [].

      This book is a latecomer to the hugely successful Very Short Introduction series by Oxford University Press dating back to Earlier books have covered psychology, intelligence, emotion, the brain, game theory, networks, and hormones, but this seems to be the first book to concentrate on the behavior of animals. The authors integrate information from molecular genomics through neuroscience, endocrinology, development, and learning to evolutionary genetics, selection, constraints, and phylogenetics to provide a concise but comprehensive look at current topics in animal behavior. This book provides an integrated introduction to the complexity of animal.

    An Introduction to Animal Behaviour (6th ed.) by Aubrey Manning. Wolves excitedly greet each other as members of the pack come together; a bumble bee uses its long tongue to reach the nectar at the base of a foxglove flower; a mongoose swiftly and deftly bites its prey to death; young cheetahs rest quietly together, very close to sleep.   Key Terms. behavioral biology: A systematic approach to the understanding of human and animal behavior assuming that the behavior of a human or animal is a consequence of that individual’s history.; comparative psychology: The scientific study of the behavior and mental processes of non-human animals, especially as these relate to the phylogenetic history, adaptive significance, and.


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