Bolhuis, Johan J; Luc-Alain Giraldeau; Jerry A Hogan (Editors)

An updated view of animal behaviour studies, featuring global experts

The Behavior of Animals, second edition provides a broad overview of the current state of animal behaviour studies with contributions from international experts. This edition includes new chapters on hormones and behaviour, individuality, and human evolution. All chapters have been thoroughly revised and updated, and are supported by colour illustrations, informative callouts, and accessible presentation of technical information.

– Provides an introduction to the study of animal behaviour
– Looks at an extensive scope of topics – from perception, motivation and emotion, biological rhythms, and animal learning to animal cognition, communication, mate choice, individuality, and the use and abuse of primate models for human behaviour.
– Explores the evolution of animal behaviour including the evolution of human behaviour.

Students will benefit from an updated textbook where a variety of contributors provide their expertise and global perspective in specialized areas.

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John Wiley & Sons, December 2021.  528 pages, paperback, colour illustrations, tables