Essential Animal Behavior provides a comprehensive introduction to all areas of the subject: from the genetic and neurobiological control of behavior to the learning, development, and function of behavior in an evolutionary context. Social behaviour ...
is also covered throughout the text.Written in a concise and engaging style, this new book:includes examples from both marine and terrestrial environments around the worldplaces current research alongside classic examples, andputs the study of animal behavior in an applied context, emphasizing the implications for animal welfare and animal conservation.Carefully designed to meet the needs of students coming to the subject for the first time, the book includes the following features:key concept boxesFocus on boxeschapter summariesguided reading to aid revision and further studycase studies and boxed examples that reinforce essential points, andquestions for discussion.This book is essential reading for degree-level students following modular programs in biology, zoology, marine biology, and psychology.
Number of pages: 216
Date of publication: 01/08/2004
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