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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95
Prepared as a tribute to Donald A. Riley, the essays that appear here are representative of a research area that has loosely been classified as animal cognition -- a categorization that reflects a functionalist philosophy that was prevalent in Riley's laboratory and that many of his students absorbed. According to this philosophy, it is acceptable... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Originally published in 1953, this is a classic study in animal behaviour, drawing on the author?s own extraordinary studies of insects, fish, and birds, as well as on the literature. The concept ?community? is taken in its widest sense to include all types of association of individuals, not only flocks and herds, but also the family, the pair, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
This collection of essays was written by former students, associates, admirers, critics and friends of Donald R. Griffin -- the creator of cognitive ethology. Stimulated by his work, this volume presents ideas and experiments in the field of cognitive ethology -- the exploration of the mental experiences of animals as they behave in their natural environment... more...
- Karnac Books 2014; US$ 27.95
'This book is a major contribution to culture and to the psychoanalytic literature. The authors explore how animals, both wild and domesticated, have powerful symbolic meanings in our psyches, mythology, religion, literature, art, music, and popular culture. From the prehistoric art of Lascaux to Picasso, from The Fly to the American eagle, the psychoanalytic... more...
- Good Night Books 2011; US$ 2.99
One of the first books in the series to focus on a general environment rather than a specific geographic location, this vividly illustrated boardbook follows a multicultural group of people during a trip to the zoo. Designed to soothe children before bedtime with rhythmic language while instilling an early appreciation for the wonders of the natural... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 16.99
Chaser has a way with words. She knows over a thousand of themmore than any other animal of any species except humans. In addition to common nouns like house, ball, and tree, she has memorised the names of more than one thousand toys and can retrieve any of them on command. Based on that learning, she and her owner and trainer, retired psychologist... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 133.95 US$ 116.09
Sexual selection is recognized as being responsible for some of the most extravagant morphologies and behaviors in the natural world, as well as a driver of some of the most rapid evolution. While Charles Darwin?s theory is now a fundamental component of modern evolutionary biology, the impact of genotype-by-environment interactions on sexual selection... more...
- Shell Education 2010; US$ 6.99
Every animal has a home, just like you do. Each home is unique. Read this book to see where all the animals live. Would you like to live in these animal homes, too? This book allows for a wonderful shared reading experience for children who are beginning readers and is an excellent tool for building the confidence new readers need to embark on the... more...
- Shell Education 2010; US$ 6.99
Children will be inspired to tell their own stories with this wordless book, filled with engaging images that show all kinds of familieseach different in its own way, but alike in the most important way: they belong together. 16 pages more...