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An Evolutionary Approach by John Alcock A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Animal Behavior, Ninth edition.
Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. Animal Behavior An Evolutionary Approach. In addition, for the professor of the course, the ancillaries are useful and diverse—and new with the latest edition there is a DVD of video clips of behaviors, correlated with each chapter.
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Alcock continues to lean more heavily toward the evolutionary perspective, but does present the mechanistic view well in most cases. Wildlife – Evolution edirion Nature – Biology. No highlighting, pages in excellent condition.
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Animal Behavior Alcock Refine Results. I encourage my students to read the summary at the end of each chapter first, so as not to lose sight of the big picture and get lost in the details and examples. I try to send at least one reminder before.
I prefer to intersperse human behavior throughout the course, and would have preferred the book do the same, but since many animal behavior texts omit human behavior entirely, I am hesitant to complain. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.
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An Evolutionary Approach Sign In or Create an Account. Much of the conceptually based discussion and theory is difficult for my beginning students. Studyguide for Animal Behavior: Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes canno Title Studyguide for Animal Behavior: Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket.
Related articles in Google Scholar. The writing is easy to read and understand, it is packed with detailed examples, figures, and illustrations all complete with full bibliographic informationand it presents a well-balanced view of proximate and ultimate causes of behavior, both of vertebrates and invertebrates.
Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a Skip to main content. John Alcock is professor of zoology at Arizona State University.
An Evolutionary Approach, 6th Edition. For permissions please email: Unless marked alcokc you should not expect a new book. Miles Engell; Animal Behavior, Ninth edition. This page was last updated: It is in general edltion highly enjoyable book to read, both for those who know the field well and for those just being introduced to the wonders of animal behavior.
The final chapter is devoted to the evolution of human behaviors, which is always fascinating for the beginning animal behavior student.
Overall, this is a terrific text for the introductory animal behavior course, providing a wealth of background information and covering the breadth of the field. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. I still have the book on my shelf. The first five chapters, nehavior fact, focus largely on the proximate causes of behavior, looking at the genetic and physiological underpinnings of behaviors.
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Some cover wear, a few barcode stickers on back cover. There are discussion questions throughout the text, which I find to be a more meaningful approach than placing them all at the end of each chapter.