Advances in the study of behavior. Volume 43 / edited by H. Jane Brockmann
- London : Elsevier, 2011.
- 1st ed.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (x, 340 pages) : illustrations (some color).
- Additional Creators:
- Brockmann, H. Jane
- Advances in the study of behavior, 0065-3454 ; v. 43
- Front Cover; The Study of Behavior; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Chapter 1: Polyandry, Sperm Competition, and the Evolution of Anuran Amphibians; I. Introduction; II. Simultaneous Polyandry: Mechanisms; III. Genetics of Paternity; IV. The Evolution of Simultaneous Polyandry in Anurans; V. Polyandry and Anuran Evolution; VI. Polyandry and Speciation; VII. Anuran Polyandry-Opportunities; References; Chapter 2: The Role of Coloration in Mate Choice and Sexual Interactions in Butterflies; I. Introduction; II. Coloration as a Signal Element; III. Butterfly Color: Is It A Sexual Signal?
IV. Butterfly Color: Mechanisms and Production CostsV. Butterfly Color: What Does It Actually Signal?; VI. Discussion and Future Directions; References; Chapter 3: Hormone-Behavior Interrelationships of Birds in Response to Weather; I. Introduction; II. Behavioral and Glucocorticoid Responses to Weather and Climate Events; III. Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 4: Conflict, Cooperation, and Cognition in the Common Raven; I. Introduction; II. Feeding Crowds; III. Food Hoarding; IV. Instinct, Learning, and Insight; V. Summary and Discussion; References
Chapter 5: Communication Networks and Spatial Ecology in NightingalesI. Introduction; II. Singing and Territorial Behavior in Nightingales; III. Spatial Ecology and Communication Networks; IV. Summary and Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 6: Direct Benefits and the Evolution of Female Mating Preferences; I. Introduction; II. The Direct Benefits Hypothesis: Conceptual Issues; III. Evolution of Postmating Direct Benefits in a Field Cricket; IV. Conclusions; References; Contents of Previous Volumes; Index
- Advances in the Study of Behavior was initiated over 40 years ago to serve the increasing number of scientists engaged in the study of animal behavior. That number is still expanding. This volume makes another important ""contribution to the development of the field"" by presenting theoretical ideas and research to those studying animal behavior and to their colleagues in neighboring fields. Advances in the Study of Behavior is now available online at ScienceDirect full-text online from volume 30 onward.
- 9780123808974 (e-book)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
View MARC record | catkey: 31498378