Perspectives on Animal Behavior

Perspectives on Animal Behavior

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Perspectives on Animal Behavior introduces biologists and psychologists to the scientific reasoning and methodology in the field while also addressing development and mechanisms. Rather than just focusing on evolutionary behavior, the book presents a variety of different perspectives including genetics, neurological, learning, and behavioral ecology. The third edition walks them through experimentation and data analysis, which are critical in the field. It includes classical studies that form the foundation of this field but concentrates on more current work in order to present the thinking and experiments. Biologists and psychologists will then gain a modern understanding of animal behavior.We will first consider how sound information is processed by the relatively simple nervous system of a night-flying (noctuid) moth, allowing it to ... Indeed, moths typically make up more than half of a bata#39;s diet. ... How does the motha#39;s nervous system analyze the available information and direct effective evasive maneuvers ?

Title:Perspectives on Animal Behavior
Author:Judith Goodenough, Betty McGuire, Elizabeth Jakob
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-09-22


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