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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover. Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Animal Behavior by Lee C. Designed for a one-semester introductory course in Animal Behavior. Animal behavior is a broad discipline with investigators and contributions from diverse perspectives, including anthropology, comparative psychology, ecology, ethology, physiology, and zoology.
The authors goal in this textbook is to use evolutionary principles as a unifying theme to provide students expos Designed for a one-semester introductory course in Animal Behavior.
The authors goal in this textbook is to use evolutionary principles as a unifying theme to provide students exposure to a number of approaches to the field of animal behavior. They also demonstrate that the varied perspectives used to study behavior are complementary and often integrated; they are not mutually exclusive.
The subtitle, Mechanisms, Ecology, and Evolution, reflects the broad themes that dominate the book. Get A Copy. Hardcover , pages. More Details Original Title. Other Editions 4. Friend Reviews. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Animal Behavior , please sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 3. Rating details. More filters. Sort order.
Jan 09, Jimyanni rated it really liked it Shelves: textbooks. This is a very good introduction to the field; it gives a wide variety of examples of many different behaviors, and while it doesn't go into any of them in any depth, that is to be expected in an introductory treatment. It is not exceptionally fascinating reading, but it is not exceptionally dry, either, and it is far from impenetrable even to a non-scientist.
Generally well-written, there are only a very few typos or grammatical mistakes that have slipped through the editing process. Aug 18, Amy rated it really liked it. This is a decent undergrad text for Animal Behavior. Its primary strength is the chapter on methods. I thought it was very well done, and it is usually a topic that is skipped altogether in other texts I have read on this subject.
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Animal Behavior: Mechanisms, Ecology, Evolution
Stephen H. His research interests include the behavioral ecology of mammals, especially primates and rodents. He has been studying a population of white-footed mice in northwestern Ohio for more than 25 years. His research interests include population biology, behavioral ecology of rodents, reproductive traits in field mice, comparative mating behavior of stink bugs, and dominance in domestic swine. Animal Behavior: Mechanisms, Ecology, Evolution. Designed for a one-semester introductory course in Animal Behavior.
Animal Behavior : Mechanisms, Ecology, Evolution