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Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, 1st Edition

  • Michael Breed
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  • ISBN-10: 0080453376
  • ISBN-13: 9780080453378
  • DDC: 591.5
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 2527 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released August 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Preface.
Section Editors.
Contributors.
Guide to Use of the Encyclopedia.
Subject Classification.
Contents.
1: Acoustic Communication in Insects: Neuroethology.
2: Acoustic Signals.
3: Active Electroreception: Vertebrates.
4: Adaptive Landscapes and Optimality.
5: Aggression and Territoriality.
6: Agonistic Signals.
7: Alarm Calls in Birds and Mammals.
8: Alex: A Study in Avian Cognition.
9: Amphibia: Orientation and Migration.
10: Animal Arithmetic.
11: Animal Behavior: Antiquity to the Sixteenth Century.
12: Animal Behavior: The Seventeenth to the Twentieth Centuries.
13: Ant, Bee and Wasp Social Evolution.
14: Anthropogenic Noise: Impacts on Animals.
15: Anthropogenic Noise: Implications for Conservation.
16: Antipredator Benefits From Heterospecifics.
17: Apes: Social Learning.
18: Aplysia.
19: Aquatic Invertebrate Endocrine Disruption.
20: Avian Social Learning.
21: Avoidance of Parasites.
22: Barn Swallows: Sexual and Social Behavior.
23: Bat Migration.
24: Bat Neuroethology.
25: Bateman’s Principles: Original Experiment and Modern Data For and Against.
26: Bats: Orientation, Navigation and Homing.
27: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.
28: Behavioral Endocrinology of Migration.
29: Betta Splendens.
30: Beyond Fever: Comparative Perspectives on Sickness Behavior.
31: Bird Migration.
32: Body Size and Sexual Dimorphism.
33: Boobies.
34: Bowerbirds.
35: Caching.
36: Caste Determination in Arthropods.
37: Caste in Social Insects: Genetic Influences Over Caste Determination.
38: Categories and Concepts: Language-Related Competences in Non-Linguistic Species.
39: Chimpanzees.
40: Circadian and Circannual Rhythms and Hormones.
41: Cockroaches.
42: Co-Evolution of Predators and Prey.
43: Cognitive Development in Chimpanzees.
44: Collective Intelligence.
45: Colony Founding in Social Insects.
46: Communication and Hormones.
47: Communication Networks.
48: Communication: An Overview.
49: Comparative Animal Behavior – 1920–1973.
50: Compensation in Reproduction.
51: Conflict Resolution.
52: Consensus Decisions.
53: Conservation and Animal Behavior.
54: Conservation and Anti-Predator Behavior.
55: Conservation and Behavior: Introduction.
56: Conservation Behavior and Endocrinology.
57: Conservation, Behavior, Parasites and Invasive Species.
58: Cooperation and Sociality.
59: Cost–Benefit Analysis.
60: Costs of Learning.
61: Crabs and Their Visual World.
62: Crustacean Social Evolution.
63: Cryptic Female Choice.
64: Cultural Inheritance of Signals.
65: Culture.
66: Dance Language.
67: Darwin and Animal Behavior.
68: Deception: Competition by Misleading Behavior.
69: Decision-Making: Foraging.
70: Decision-Making and Learning: The Peak Shift Behavioral Response.
71: Defensive Avoidance.
72: Defensive Chemicals.
73: Defensive Coloration.
74: Defensive Morphology.
75: Development, Evolution and Behavior.
76: Developmental Plasticity.
77: Dictyostelium, The Social Amoeba.
78: Differential Allocation.
79: Digestion and Foraging.
80: Disease Transmission and Networks.
81: Disease, Behavior and Welfare.
82: Distributed Cognition.
83: Division of Labor.
84: Dolphin Signature Whistles.
85: Domestic Dogs.
86: Dominance Relationships, Dominance Hierarchies and Rankings.
87: Drosophila Behavior Genetics.
88: Ecology of Fear.
89: Economic Escape.
90: Ectoparasite Behavior.
91: Electrical Signals.
92: Electroreception in Vertebrates and Invertebrates.
93: Emotion and Social Cognition in Primates.
94: Empathetic Behavior.
95: Empirical Studies of Predator and Prey Behavior.
96: Endocrinology and Behavior: Methods.
97: Ethograms, Activity Profiles and Energy Budgets.
98: Ethology in Europe.
99: Evolution and Phylogeny of Communication.
100: Evolution of Parasite-Induced Behavioral Alterations.
101: Evolution: Fundamentals.
102: Experiment, Observation, and Modeling in the Lab and Field.
103: Experimental Approaches to Hormones and Behavior: Invertebrates.
104: Experimental Design: Basic Concepts.
105: Female Sexual Behavior: Hormonal Basis in Non-Mammalian Vertebrates.
106: Field Techniques in Hormones and Behavior.
107: Fight or Flight Responses.
108: Fish Migration.
109: Fish Social Learning.
110: Flexible Mate Choice.
111: Food Intake: Behavioral Endocrinology.
112: Food Signals.
113: Foraging Modes.
114: Forced or Aggressively Coerced Copulation.
115: Future of Animal Behavior: Predicting Trends.