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Animal behavior

  • Progress in Parasitologyby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 239.00

    This book gives an insight into recent topics of parasitological research.  Published on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the German Society of Parasitology, it compiles 18 reviews on recent hot topics. more...

  • Primates and Cetaceansby

    Springer Japan 2013; US$ 209.00

    In this book, the editors present a view of the socioecology of primates and cetaceans in a comparative perspective to elucidate the social evolution of highly intellectual mammals in terrestrial and aquatic environments. Despite obvious differences in morphology and eco-physiology, there are many cases of comparable, sometimes strikingly similar... more...

  • Biocommunication of Animalsby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 189.00

    Every coordination within or between animals depends on communication processes. Although the signaling molecules, vocal and tactile signs, gestures and its combinations differ throughout all species according their evolutionary origins and variety of adaptation processes, certain levels of biocommunication can be found in all animal species:  (a)... more...

  • Animal Communication and Noiseby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 189.00

    The study of animal communication has led to significant progress in our general understanding of motor and sensory systems, evolution, and speciation. However, one often neglected aspect is that signal exchange in every modality is constrained by noise, be it in the transmission channel or in the nervous system. This book analyses whether and how... more...

  • Berichte zur Lebensmittelsicherheit 2013by

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 19.99

    Zoonosen sind Krankheiten bzw. Infektionen, die auf natürlichem Weg direkt oder indirekt zwischen Menschen und Tieren übertragen werden können. Als Zoonoseerreger kommen Viren, Bakterien, Pilze, Parasiten oder Prionen in Betracht. Zoonoseerreger sind in Tierpopulationen weit verbreitet und können von Nutztieren, die in der Regel selbst keine Anzeichen... more...

  • The Evolution of Social Communication in Primatesby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 209.00

    How did social communication evolve in primates? In this volume, primatologists, linguists, anthropologists, cognitive scientists and philosophers of science systematically analyze how their specific disciplines demarcate the research questions and methodologies involved in the study of the evolutionary origins of social communication in primates... more...

  • Hormones and Animal Social Behaviorby Elizabeth Adkins-Regan

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 75.00

    Research into the lives of animals in their natural environments has revealed a rich tapestry of complex social relationships and previously unsuspected social and mating systems. The evolution of this behavior is increasingly well understood. At the same time, laboratory scientists have made significant discoveries about how steroid and peptide hormones... more...

  • Cultural Zooby Salman Akhtar; Vamik D. Volkan

    Karnac Books 2014; US$ 29.95

    '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...

  • On the Wing: Insects, Pterosaurus, Birds, Bats and the Evolution of Animal Flightby David E. Alexander

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    Ask anybody what superpower they wished to possess and odds are the answer just might be "the ability to fly." What is it about soaring through the air held up by the power of one's own body that has captivated humans for so long? David Alexander examines the evolution of flight in the only four animals to have evolved this ability: insects,... more...

  • The Social Life In The Animal Worldby Fr Alverdes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 350.00

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...