Features include: Comprehensive coverage of the four major levels of enquiry - mechanism, development, function and evolution. Integration of ideas and approaches from different disciplines of behaviour study. An up-to-date focus on current debates. Extensive boxed features explaining underlying theory. Wide-ranging and extensively illustrated examples from the international research literature. Clear introductory synopses and summaries for each chapter. Suggestions for further reading and numerous supporting references.
Chris Barnard is Professor of Animal Behaviour at the University of Nottingham and a recent Executive Editor of the journal Animal Behaviour....Continua