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introduction to animal behavior

Peter H. Klopfer

introduction to animal behavior

ethology"s first century

by Peter H. Klopfer

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Published by Prentice-Hall .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by P. H. Klopfer and J. P. Hailman].
SeriesPrentice-Hall biological science series
ContributionsHailman, Jack P.
The Physical Object
Pagination297p.
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13689254M

Introduction to Animal Behavior Observations Why Study Behavior Studying an animal’s behavior can provide scientists with valuable information that can aid in conservation efforts. Although complete ethograms are rarely published anymore in behavior literature, they are often used by zoos to describe normal behavior and monitor captive. Book Published Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [] Language English Related Title Animal behavior. Series Prentice-Hall Biological Science Series Description xiv, p. illus. 24 cm. Notes Includes bibliographies. Technical Details Staff View.

Introduction: Mechanisms of Animal Behaviour Johan J. Bolhuis and Luc-Alain Giraldeau Introduction: The Study of Animal Behaviour This book comprises four volumes, roughly dealing with the four main problems in animal behaviour, namely the causation, development, function and evolution of behaviour. The way in which these four topics were assignedFile Size: KB. Animal Behavior Lecture Notes. The introductory topics will cover various approaches to the study of animals and their behavior. Topics covered includes: Habitat selection, Nest site selection, territoriality, dispersal, migration, Feeding, Antipredator behavior, Sexuality, Mating and reproduction, Cooperation among conspecifics.

  This video considers innate behaviors such as fixed action patterns. It provides the foundation of animal behavior which is natural selection. The strengths of An Introduction to Animal Behaviour as a textbook include its clear explanations and concise, readable text and the enthusiasm of the authors for their subject. Reviews 'This introduction to ‘the liveliest aspect of all that lives’ (as Konrad Lorenz famously called behaviour) covers all the angles one would expect from a Cited by:


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Introduction to animal behavior by Peter H. Klopfer Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book provides a well-thought-out and integrated introduction to the complexity of animal behavior that should appeal to advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and professional scientists in other fields in need of a succinct review of the by: 6. The authors provide accounts of all levels of behavior from the nerve cell to that of the population.

The strengths of An Introduction to Animal Behavior as a textbook include its clear explanations and concise, readable text and the enthusiasm of the authors for their subject/5(20). 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/5.

This classic textbook is a concise introductory guide to the subject of animal behavior. The book is organized by first building the four-cornered foundations of the subject, then moving higher. Using its powerful beak, a introduction to animal behavior book gently preens its mate's feathers; young cheetahs rest together in the shade; fireflies semaphore to each other across a darkened landscape and a mongoose deftly bites its prey to death.

The study of animal behavior is about all these things and more. It involves absolute stillness and violent activity, all the noises and smells and changes of color and 5/5(3). A summary of Introduction in 's Introduction To Animal Behavior. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Introduction To Animal Behavior and what it means.

Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Textbook of Animal Behaviour. defensive behaviours such as camouflage and mimicry with suitable book incorporates the introductory concepts of biomimicry in an attractive Author: Fatik Baran Mandal.

Flocking is not mentioned in current introductory biology textbooks but is mentioned in the textbook An Introduction to Animal Behaviour (Manning and Dawkins ), where it is described as.

If you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website. If you're behind a web filter, please make sure that the domains. containing critical reviews, original papers, and research articles on all aspects of animal behaviour.

Book Reviews and Books Received sections are also included. Growing interest in behavioural biology and the international reputation of Animal Behaviour prompted an expansion to monthly publication in The aim of this book is to provide a brief, but reasonably comprehensive, introduction to the study of animal behaviour.

It has grown out of my earlier book, An Introduction to Ethology, which was published 12 years ago and has been out of print for some time. Twelve years is a long time in an active Weld. Essential Animal Behavior Book Summary: Essential Animal Behavior provides a comprehensive introduction toall areas of the subject: from the genetic and neurobiologicalcontrol of behavior to the learning, development, and function ofbehavior in an evolutionary context.

Social behaviour is alsocovered throughout the text. Written in a concise and engaging style, this new book: includes. 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.

Lec1: Introduction to animal behavior and how it is studied Course Home Syllabus I choose a smaller book in animal behavior so that we have time to do other kinds of readings.

And you'll be reading quite a bit of Konrad Lorenz and a little bit from Niko Tinbergen, two of the classical great ethologists. 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 : Wendy J King.

Introduction to animal behavior. [Roland J Siiter] What This Book Is About. History of the Study of Animal Behavior. Animal Classification.

Questions about Animal Behavior. \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema:description\/a> \" Introduction -- Research methods -- Evolution -- Genes and heredity -- Learning and adaptation -- Foraging and migration. He is interested in how animals of all kinds use pheromones to communicate by smell.

The second edition of his book Pheromones and Animal Behavior (CUP, ) won the Royal Society of Biology's prize for the Best Postgraduate Textbook in His TED talk on human pheromones has been viewed over a million times.

Animal Behavior, Second Edition, covers the broad sweep of animal behavior from its neurological underpinnings to the importance of behavior in conservation.

The authors, Michael Breed and Janice Moore, bring almost 60 years of combined experience as university professors to this textbook, much of that teaching animal behavior.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Manning, Aubrey. Introduction to animal behavior. Reading, Mass., Addison-Wesley Pub. [©]. An introduction to animal behavior: an integrative approach / Michael J. that we set out to present our view of integrative animal behavior.

Our book is not intended to be an exhaustive review of the field of animal behav-ior but instead an introduction from an integrative perspective. It is aimed at upper-Cited by:.

Animal Behaviour: A Very Short Introduction Tristram D. Wyatt Very Short Introductions. Introduces the field of animal behavior, and the tools modern scientists can use to understand animals such as image analysis; Discusses key concepts such as the roles of nature, nurture, epigenetics, and the "selfish gene".Introduction S ome scientists invest an entire career in the study of organisms of a sin-gle species, others in understanding particular types of cells or in deter- this book is about such collective animal behavior.

it is a study of how interactions between animals produce group level patterns and why these. 1. INTRODUCTION. What This Book Is About. History of the Study of Animal Behavior. Animal Classification. Questions about Animal Behavior.

Summary. PART I: SCIENTIFIC APPROACHES. 2. RESEARCH METHODS. The Beginning: Observational Methods. Experimental Methods. Correlational Methods. The Comparative Method. Cost-Benefit : Roland J. Siiter.