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Perspectives on Animal Behavior, 3rd Edition
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Betty McGuire is from the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Cornell University. Her research focuses on parental behavior, reproduction, and ecology of small mammals, and she occasionally dabbles in work with larger domestic animals such as dogs and horses.
Elizabeth Jakob, from the Department of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts, studies the behavior of spiders, asking questions about their learning, perception, and interactions with conspecifics and with other species. She has carried out field projects in California, Mexico, Massachusetts, and Maine.
Table of Contents
|History of the Study of Animal Behavior|
|Genetic Analysis of Behavior|
|Natural Selection and Behavior|
|Learning and Cognition|
|Physiological Analysis-Nerve Cells and Behavior|
|Physiological Analysis of Behavior-The Endocrine System|
|The Development of Behavior|
|Mechanisms of Orientation|
|The Ecology and Evolution of Spatial Distribution|
|Parental Care and Mating Systems|
|Communication: Channels and Functions|
|The Evolution of Communication|
|Group Living, Altruism, and Cooperation|
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