Principles of Animal Behavior 3rd Edition, ISBN-13: 978-0393920451


Principles of Animal Behavior 3rd Edition by Lee Alan Dugatkin, ISBN-13: 978-0393920451
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672 pages
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; Third edition (March 25, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0393920453
ISBN-13: 978-0393920451

Current, balanced, and comprehensive.

Principles of Animal Behavior has long been considered the most current and engaging introduction to animal behavior. The Third Edition is now also the most comprehensive and balanced in its approach to the theoretical framework behind how biologists study behavior.

Table of contents:

Principles of Animal Behavior
The Evolution of Behavior
Hormones and Neurobiology
Molecular Genetics and Development
Cultural Transmission
Sexual Selection
Mating Systems
Antipredator Behavior
Habitat Selection, Territoriality, and Migration
Animal Personalities

About the Author

Lee Alan Dugatkin is a professor and Distinguished University Scholar in the Department of Biology at the University of Louisville. His main area of research is the evolution of social behavior. He is currently studying the evolution of cooperation, aggression, antibiotic resistance, risk-taking behavior, and the interaction between genetic and cultural evolution. Dr. Dugatkin is the author of over 145 articles on evolution and behavior in journals such as Nature and The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and several trade monographs on the evolution of cooperation and the history of science. He is also the author of Principles of Animal Behavior, Second Edition.

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