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9780125583305

Exploring Animal Behavior in Laboratory and Field

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  • ISBN13:

    9780125583305

  • ISBN10:

    0125583303

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-10-23
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science

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A new laboratory manual that provides both traditional, directed exercises and inquiry-based exercises that encourage students to design their own experiments. The exercises in this manual illustrate current theoretical issues and methods used by biologists, psychologists, and anthropologists who study animal behavior. -- Supports a range of pedagogical styles and texts in animal behavior with active learning experiences that engage students -- Students and instructors benefit from knowledge and experience of members of the Animal Behavior Society

Table of Contents

Contributors ix
Preface xiii
Introduction 01(8)
PART 1 DESCRIBING BEHAVIOR
09(32)
Learning to Describe and Quantify Animal Behavior
11(20)
Bonnie J. Ploger
Developing Operational Definitions and Measuring Interobserver Reliability Using House Crickets (Acheta domesticus)
31(10)
Terry Glover
PART 2 CAUSATION
41(116)
Courtship, Mating, and Sex Pheromones in the Mealworm Beetle (Tenebrio molitor)
43(16)
Enrique Font
Ester Desfilis
Courtship and Mate Attraction in Parasitic Wasps
59(14)
Robert W. Matthew
Janice R. Matthews
Chemoreception in Lizards
73(6)
C. O'Neil Krekorian
Behavioral Thermoregulation in Field Populations of Amphibian Larvae
79(6)
Howard H. Whiteman
Nancy L. Buschhaus
Temperature Dependence of the Electric Organ Discharge in Weakly Electric Fish
85(10)
Gunther K. H. Zupanc
Jonathan R. Banks
Gerhard Engler
Robert C. Beason
Observing and Analyzing Human Nonverbal Communication
95(18)
Penny L. Bernstein
Foraging Behavior of Ants, or Picnics: An Ant's-Eye View
113(14)
Sylvia L. Halkin
Hummingbird Foraging Patterns: Experiments Using Artificial Flowers
127(6)
Alastair Inman
Honey Bee Foraging Behavior
133(14)
Monica Raveret Richter
Jasmin M. Keramaty
Individual Constancy to Color by Foraging Honey Bees
147(10)
Peggy S. M. Hill
Harrington Wells
PART 3 DEVELOPMENT
157(54)
Dog Training Laboratory: Applied Animal Behavior
159(8)
Lynn L. Gillie
George H. Waring
Paternal Care and Its Effect on Maternal Behavior and Pup Survival and Development in Prairie Voles (Microtus ochrogaster)
167(10)
Betty McGuire
The Effect of Prenatal Visual Stimulation on the Imprinting Responses of Domestic Chicks: An Examination of Sensitive Periods During Development
177(10)
Wendy L. Hill
Development of Thermoregulation in Altricial Rodents
187(12)
Gail R. Michener
T. Dic Charge
Aggregation and Kin Recognition in African Clawed Frogs (Xenopus laevis)
199(12)
Kathryn L. Anderson
Bonnie J. Ploger
PART 4 ADAPTATION AND EVOLUTION
211(2)
Section I Foraging
213(44)
Diving Birds: A Field Study of Benthic and Piscivorous Foragers
215(6)
Jennifer J. Templeton
D. James Mountjoy
Found A Peanut: Foraging Decisions by Squirrels
221(10)
Sylvia L. Halkin
Economic Decisions and Foraging Trade-offs in Chickadees
231(8)
Ronald L. Mumme
Seed Selection by Foraging Birds
239(8)
Monica Raveret Richter
Judith A. Halstead
Kierstin Savastano
Competitive Behavior of Birds at Feeders
247(10)
Alison M. Mostrom
Section II Avoiding Predators
257(44)
Vigilance and the Group-size Effect: Observing Behavior in Humans
259(20)
Joanna E. Scheib
Lisa E. Cody
Nicola S. Clayton
Robert D. Montgomerie
The Function of ``Chat'' Calls in Northern Mockingbirds (Mimus polyglottos): Vocal Defense of Nestlings
279(8)
Cheryl A. Logan
Diving and Skating in Whirligig Beetles: Alternative Antipredator Responses
287(8)
Alastair Inman
Anne Houtman
The Response of Tree Squirrels to Conspecific and Heterospecific Alarm Calls
295(6)
Anne Houtman
Section III Agonistic Behavior
301(18)
Competition for Breeding Resources by Burying Beetles
303(6)
Michelle Pellissier Scott
Learning to be Winners and Losers: Agonistic Behavior in Crayfish
309(10)
Elizabeth M. Jakob
Chad D. Hoefler
Section IV Courtship and Parental Care
319(38)
Costs and Benefits of Maternal Care in Earwigs
321(6)
Ronald L. Mumme
James O. Palmer
Susan M. Rankin
Vocal Behavior and Mating Tactics of the Spring Peeper (Pseudacris crucifer): A Field Exercise in Animal Behavior
327(14)
Don C. Forester
The Role of Multiple Male Characters in Mate Choice by Female Guppies (Poecilia reticulata)
341(10)
Dan J. Albrecht
Investigating Human Mate Choice Using the Want Ads
351(6)
Mary Crowe
Section V Games
357(30)
Demonstrating Strategies for Solving the Prisoner's Dilemma
359(20)
Kathleen N. Morgan
Using Empirical Games to Teach Animal Behavior
379(8)
Philip K. Stoddard
Section VI Evolution
387(60)
The Evolution of Behavior: A Phylogenetic Approach
389(26)
Ken Yasukawa
Appendices
A. Guidelines for the Treatment of Animals in Behavioural Research and Teaching
399(12)
The Animal Behavior Society and the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour
Ethical Use of Human Subjects
411(4)
American Psychological Association
Introduction to Statistics
415(32)
Bonnie J. Ploger
Ken Yasukawa
Glossary 447(16)
Index 463

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