Behavior of Animals by Johan J. Bolhuis
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Behavior of Animals
By Johan J. Bolhuis

The Behavior of Animals

Mechanisms, Function, and Evolution

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Behavior of Animals by Johan J. Bolhuis

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This wide-ranging textbook provides a broad overview of the current state of animal behavior studies. It is an ideal textbook for undergraduate and graduate courses in biology, experimental psychology and neuroscience. It comprises a series of contributions from international experts. It represents a diverse set of approaches to animal behavior. It ranges across the subject all levels, from molecules and neurons to individuals and populations. It draws on the work of the pioneering Dutch ethologist, Niko Tinbergen. It addresses all four of Tinbergen's key questions: causation, development, function, and evolution. It deals with contemporary subjects, such as animal welfare, conservation, neurobiology, and animal cognition.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780631231257
ISBN-10: 0631231250
Format: Paperback
(245mm x 190mm x 29mm)
Pages: 536
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Johan J. Bolhuis

Animal Behaviour by Johan J. Bolhuis Animal Behaviour, Hardback (October 2009)

This essential reference work presents the study of animal learning and cognition especially in a comparative sense with humans. It brings together seminal papers from the last century in this major area of research in experimental psychology and behavioural biology.

Causal Mechanisms of Behavioural Development by Johan J. Bolhuis Causal Mechanisms of Behavioural Development, Paperback (June 2009)

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Tinbergen's Legacy by Johan J. Bolhuis Tinbergen's Legacy, Hardback (January 2009)

A cast of leading animal biologists reflect on the enduring significance of Nobel laureate Niko Tinbergen's groundbreaking proposals for behavioural biology.

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Author Biography - Johan J. Bolhuis

Johan J. Bolhuis is Professor of Behavioural Biology at Utrecht University. Luc-Alain Giraldeau is Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Quebec in Montreal.

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