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  • Theory and Research in Behavioral Pediatrics

    Theory and Research in Behavioral Pediatrics
    av Hiram Fitzgerald

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781489904447

    This volume initiates a series devoted to theory and research in behavioral pedi­ atrics. Focusing attention on the limited scientific contributions to understanding the development of behavior will, we hope, stimulate further research in this vital…

  • Taylor's Power Law

    Taylor's Power Law
    av R.A.J. Taylor

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780128109878

    Taylor's Power Law: Order and Pattern in Nature is a broad synthesis of this ubiquitous property of natural and man-made phenomena. This stimulating and approachable work surveys the biological and non-biological empirical data, describes the statis…

  • Animal Vigilance

    Animal Vigilance
    av Guy Beauchamp

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780128019832

    Animal Vigilance builds on the author’s previous publication with Academic Press (Social Predation: How Group Living Benefits Predators and Prey) by developing several other themes including the development and mechanisms underlying vigilance,…

  • Elephant Don

    Elephant Don
    av Caitlin O'Connell

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226380056

    Meet Greg. He’s a stocky guy with an outsized swagger. He’s been the intimidating yet sociable don of his posse of friends—including Abe, Keith, Mike, Kevin, Torn Trunk, and Willie. But one arid summer the tide begins to shift and…

  • Superportraits

    Superportraits
    av Gillian Rhodes

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780863773983

    As Nixon's unpopularity increased during Watergate, his nose and jowls grew to impossible proportions in published caricatures. Yet the caricatures remained instantly recognizable. Caricatures can even be superportraits, with the paradoxical quality…

  • Birds of Prey

    Birds of Prey

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783319737447

    This book will provide the state-of-the-art on most of the topics involved in the ecology and conservation of birds of prey. With chapters authored by the most recognized and prestigious researchers on each of the fields, this book will become an au…

  • Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics 2008

    Pedestrian and Evacuation Dynamics 2008

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783662505908

    Proper management of evacuation processes is one of the basic requirements within life safety concepts, and it helps to prevent critical situations from getting out of control. Super high-rise buildings, deep underground stations or shopping areas,…

  • Observing Animal Behaviour

    Observing Animal Behaviour
    av Marian Stamp Dawkins

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198569367

    This book introduces the reader to the power of observation before, and sometimes instead of, experimental manipulation in the study of animal behaviour. It starts with simple and easily accessible methods suitable for student projects, before going…

  • COWBIRDS AND OTHER BROOD PARASITES

    COWBIRDS AND OTHER BROOD PARASITES

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780816515271

    The Brown-headed Cowbird is known to use the nests of more than 200 other bird species, and cowbirds in general are believed to play a role in the decline of some migratory songbird populations. These brood parasites birds that lay their eggs in the…

  • The Foundations of Ethology

    The Foundations of Ethology
    av K. Lorenz

    Inbunden - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783211816233

    This book is a contribution to the history of ethology-not a definitive history, but the personal view of a major figure in that story. It is all the more welcome because such a grand theme as ethology calls for a range of perspectives. One reason i…

  • Reflections of Eden

    Reflections of Eden
    av Birut e Marija Filomena Galdikas

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780316301862

    Ever since Jane Goodall unlocked the mysteries of wild chimpanzees, and Dian Fossey lived among mountain gorillas, the world has been captivated by primates and the people who study them. Here, at last, is the riveting story of Birute Galdikas, a pi…

  • The Natural History Reader in Animal Behavior

    The Natural History Reader in Animal Behavior

    Pocket - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231061599

    Essays discuss migration, courtship, the care of young, camouflage, hunting techniques, and symbiotic relationships.

  • Elephants

    Elephants
    av Hannah Mumby

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008331689

    Elephants are as unique as people. They can be clever and curious or headstrong and impulsive, shy or sociable. Learn to know them as individuals as well as a species in this evocative account of years spent studying elephant behaviour in the wild.W…

  • Crustacea and Arthropod Relationships

    Crustacea and Arthropod Relationships

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367392949

    Compared to other arthropods, crustaceans are characterized by an unparalleled disparity of body plans. Traditionally, the specialization of arthropod segments and appendages into distinct body regions has served as a convenient basis for higher cla…

  • Fish Defenses Vol. 1

    Fish Defenses Vol. 1

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578083275

    The greatest complexity of the immune response is shown by vertebrates which are endowed with innate and acquired immunity. Immunological studies performed mostly in mammals have been the reference for studies in other vertebrates. The study of immu…

  • Operant-Pavlovian Interactions

    Operant-Pavlovian Interactions

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367713416

    The first important distinction between operant and Pavlovian conditioning was made in 1928 by Polish scientists Konorski and Miller. Unaware of their work, Skinner proposed a similar analysis in 1935 of the manner in which operant and Pavlovian con…

  • Sexual Selections

    Sexual Selections
    av Marlene Zuk

    Pocket - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520240759

    Scientific discoveries about the animal kingdom fuel ideological battles on many fronts, especially battles about sex and gender. We now know that male marmosets help take care of their offspring. Is this heartening news for today's stay-at-home dad…

  • Migration Ecology of Marine Fishes

    Migration Ecology of Marine Fishes
    av David Hallock Secor

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781421416120

    Not since F. R. Harden Jones published his masterwork on fish migration in 1968 has a book so thoroughly demystified the subject. With stunning clarity, David Hallock Secor's Migration Ecology of Fishes finally penetrates the clandestine nature of m…

  • The Serengeti Lion ? A Study of Predator?Prey Relations

    The Serengeti Lion ? A Study of Predator?Prey Relations
    av George B. Schaller

    Häftad - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226736402

    Based on three years of study in the Serengeti National Park, George B. Schaller's "The Serengeti Lion" describes the vast impact of the lion and other predators on the great herds of wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle for which the area is famous. The…

  • Studying Primates

    Studying Primates
    av Joanna M. Setchell

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108421713

    Primatology draws on theory and methods from diverse fields, including anatomy, anthropology, biology, ecology, medicine, psychology, veterinary sciences and zoology. The more than 500 species of primate range from tiny mouse lemurs to huge gorillas…

  • Studying Primates

    Studying Primates
    av Joanna M. Setchell

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108434270

    Primatology draws on theory and methods from diverse fields, including anatomy, anthropology, biology, ecology, medicine, psychology, veterinary sciences and zoology. The more than 500 species of primate range from tiny mouse lemurs to huge gorillas…

  • The Woolly Monkey

    The Woolly Monkey

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781493906963

    Woolly monkeys are large, attractive and widespread primates found throughout many parts of the Amazon basin. It is only in the last twenty-five years or so that long-term studies of woollies in their forest habitat have been successful; they have n…

  • The Behavioral Development of Free-Living Chimpanzee Babies and Infants

    The Behavioral Development of Free-Living Chimpanzee Babies and Infants
    av F. X. Plooij

    Inbunden - 1984 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780893911157

    This volume attempts an ontogenetically oriented understanding of the behavioral development of free-living infant chimpanzees. The focus of the investigation is on the organization underlying developing behavior. The study serves as a model for ach…

  • Pleasurable Kingdom

    Pleasurable Kingdom
    av Jonathan Balcombe

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781403986023

    Presents a case for an ethical recognition of animals' ability to experience emotions, drawing on rigorous evidence and lighthearted anecdotes to refute popular conceptions that animal life is predominantly focused on the avoidance of pain, in an ac…

  • Horse Behaviour Explained

    Horse Behaviour Explained
    av Margit H Zeitler-Feicht

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781840760378

    This book is a general guide to understanding horse behavior, how the horse learns and how horse handlers can adjust their behavior to avoid creating anxiety in the horse. The author begins by providing an overview of the evolution of the horse and…

  • Migration

    Migration
    av Hugh Dingle

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199640386

    Migration, broadly defined as directional movement to take advantage of spatially distributed resources, is a dramatic behaviour and an important component of many life histories that can contribute to the fundamental structuring of ecosystems. In r…

  • Migration

    Migration
    av Hugh Dingle

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199640393

    Migration, broadly defined as directional movement to take advantage of spatially distributed resources, is a dramatic behaviour and an important component of many life histories that can contribute to the fundamental structuring of ecosystems. In r…

  • Can Fish Count?: What Animals Reveal about Our Uniquely Mathematical Minds

    Can Fish Count?: What Animals Reveal about Our Uniquely Mathematical Minds

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781541620810

    An entertaining investigation of the numerical abilities of animals and our own appetite for arithmetic The philosopher Bertrand Russell once observed that realizing that a pair of apples and the passage of two days could somehow both be repr…

  • The Avian Migrant

    The Avian Migrant
    av John H. Rappole

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231146784

    The purpose of migration, regardless of the distance involved, is to exploit two or more environments suitable for survival or reproduction over time, usually on a seasonal basis. Yet individual organisms can practice the phenomenon differently, and…

  • Domestication

    Domestication

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521349802

    A unified approach to the study of domestic animals is an important step in achieving a proper understanding of the nature of domestication. In this book, the author has successfully brought together data from many different fields. It emphasises th…

  • Fire Protection

    Fire Protection
    av Robert C. Till

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9783030081133

    The Second Edition of this introduction to fire protection systems is completely revised and updated to offer the student, architect or engineer the basics of fire protection devices and equipment, and how they may be applied to any given project. F…

  • Sexual Conflict

    Sexual Conflict
    av Goeran Arnqvist

    Pocket - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691122182

    The past decade has seen a profound change in the scientific understanding of reproduction. The traditional view of reproduction as a joint venture undertaken by two individuals, aimed at replicating their common genome, is being challenged by a gro…

  • Vocal Communication in Birds and Mammals

    Vocal Communication in Birds and Mammals

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780123744753

    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 thematic volume, Vocal Communication in Birds and Mammals, m…

  • Canines

    Canines

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789814968041

    Detection canines have been utilized throughout the world for over a century, and while numerous attempts have been made to replicate the canine's ability to detect substances by mechanical means, none has been as successful. The olfactory system is…

  • Domestic Animal Behaviour and Welfare

    Domestic Animal Behaviour and Welfare
    av Donald Broom

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780645636

    Humans have a natural interest in animals; through a long history of domestication, they have become tools, a food source and even friends. Behaviour is a significant indicator of animal health and well-being, and understanding this behaviour is the…

  • The Good Boy's Guide to Being Good

    The Good Boy's Guide to Being Good

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780711265943

    ?The Good Boy’s Guide to Being Good is an entertaining account of a dog trying to understand humans and live his best life. Written from Sprout the dog’s point of view, it uses humorous real-life anecdotes to provide a light-hearted take…

  • Dawn Chorus

    Dawn Chorus
    av British Library

    CD-bok - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780712305204

    This is the perfect chance to immerse yourself in the uplifting sounds of a perfect country morning, from the comfort of your own home. At dawn, in our countryside, there is a pronounced peak in bird singing activity. This is especially noticeable f…

  • Processes of Animal Memory (PLE: Memory)

    Processes of Animal Memory (PLE: Memory)

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781848723795

    Originally published in 1976, this volume contains new and original contributions of the time addressed to a related set of ideas concerning processes of memory in animals. The theme is that animals remember and that theories of animal learning must…

  • Predator-Prey Dynamics

    Predator-Prey Dynamics
    av Michael R. Conover

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780849392702

    Humans, being visually oriented, are well versed in camouflage and how animals hide from predators that use vision to locate prey. However, many predators do not hunt by sight; they hunt by scent. This raises the question: do survival mechanisms and…

  • Adult Coloring Book Flowers and Birds

    Adult Coloring Book Flowers and Birds

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789474100935

    ★Are you looking for something creative and relaxing to fill your time?Color the favorite birds and flowers, breathe life into all of them, in this awesome book -This coloring book has single-sided intricate beautiful illustrations of birds fr…

  • Childhood Cancer

    Childhood Cancer
    av Adolf E. Christ

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781468472684

    The past decade has brought extraordinary gains in the outlook for children stricken with cancer. Though cancer remains a leading cause of death for children and young adults, more victims of child­ hood cancer today will survive than will die. The…

  • Neurobiology of Comparative Cognition

    Neurobiology of Comparative Cognition

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805801330

    This book represents a unique and elaborate exposition of the neural organization of language, memory, and spatial perception in a wide variety of species including humans, bees, fish, rodents, and monkeys. The editors have united the comparative ap…

  • Neurobiology of Comparative Cognition

    Neurobiology of Comparative Cognition

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805806397

    This book represents a unique and elaborate exposition of the neural organization of language, memory, and spatial perception in a wide variety of species including humans, bees, fish, rodents, and monkeys. The editors have united the comparative ap…

  • The Evolution of Thought

    The Evolution of Thought

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521039925

    Research on the evolution of higher intelligence rarely combines data from fields as diverse as paleontology and psychology. In this volume we seek to do just that, synthesizing the approaches of hominoid cognition, psychology, language studies, eco…

  • Animal Contests

    Animal Contests

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521887106

    Contests are an important aspect of the lives of diverse animals, from sea anemones competing for space on a rocky shore to fallow deer stags contending for access to females. Why do animals fight? What determines when fights stop and which contesta…

  • What Dogs Want

    What Dogs Want
    av Mat Ward

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526639950

    How to have fun AND be a fantastic dog owner! Mat Ward is a leading behaviourist and he really can understand what our dogs are thinking. His advice comes with funny but accurate pictures explaining everything you need to know - including what diffe…

  • Wildlife-Habitat Relationships

    Wildlife-Habitat Relationships
    av Michael L. Morrison

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597260954

    "Wildlife-Habitat Relationships" goes beyond introductory wildlife biology texts to provide wildlife professionals and students with an understanding of the importance of habitat relationships in studying and managing wildlife. The book offers a uni…

  • Space Enterprise

    Space Enterprise
    av Phillip Harris

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780387776392

    In Space Enterprise - Living and Working Offworld, Dr Philip Harris provides the vision and rationale as to why humanity is leaving its cradle, Earth, to use space resources, as well as pursuing lunar industrialization and establishing offworld sett…

  • Primate Behaviour and Social Ecology

    Primate Behaviour and Social Ecology
    av Hilary O. Box

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789401089432

    One of the most obvious changes that has occurred in behavioural biology in recent years is that it has become conspicuously a problem orientated subject. Moreover, one of the most impor­ tant consequences of this has been to stimulate interdiscipli…

  • Communicating in Colour

    Communicating in Colour

    6-9 år Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780008485696

    Collins Big Cat supports every primary child on their reading journey from phonics to fluency. Top authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that children love to read. Book banded for guided and independent reading, there…

  • Bird Minds

    Bird Minds
    av Gisela Kaplan

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781486300181

    In her comprehensive and carefully crafted book, Gisela Kaplan demonstrates how intelligent and emotional Australian birds can be. She describes complex behaviours such as grieving, deception, problem solving and the use of tools. Many Australian bi…

  • Issues in the Ecological Study of Learning

    Issues in the Ecological Study of Learning

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780898595215

    First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

  • The Promise of Contemporary Primatology

    The Promise of Contemporary Primatology
    av Erin P. Riley

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781629580715

    This book argues for a contemporary primatology that recognizes humans as integral components in the ecologies of primates. This contemporary primatology uses a broadened theoretical lens and methodological toolkit to study primate behavior and ecol…

  • The Promise of Contemporary Primatology

    The Promise of Contemporary Primatology
    av Erin P. Riley

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781629580708

    This book argues for a contemporary primatology that recognizes humans as integral components in the ecologies of primates. This contemporary primatology uses a broadened theoretical lens and methodological toolkit to study primate behavior and ecol…