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Animal behavior

  • Außerschulischer Lernort Zoo: Das Potenzial zoologischer Gärten für den Erdkundeunterrichtby Christian Groß

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 31.77

    Außerschulisches Lernen als Baustein eines handlungsorientierten Unterrichts ist schon lange Zeit wichtiger Bestandteil der geographiedidaktischen Diskussion. Der Neuwieder Zoo ist der größte Zoologische Garten in Rheinland-Pfalz, der jedes Jahr von einer Vielzahl an Schulklassen aus der Umgebung im Rahmen von Wandertagen oder des Biologieunterrichts... more...

  • Foxby Jim Crumley

    Saraband 2014; US$ 7.28

    Renowned nature writer Jim Crumley gets up close and personal with some of Britain?s most iconic and loved animals – here, the fox.?The Encounters in the Wild series not only offers insights into their extraordinary lives, but also considers the conservation efforts to protect them and how the future looks for these much loved animals. more...

  • Why Can't a Man Be More Like a Woman?by Lewis Wolpert

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95

    Lewis Wolpert is a distinguished developmental biologist and emeritus professor in cell and developmental biology at University College London. He has authored numerous titles, including Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast , Malignant Sadness , The Triumph of the Embryo , and You?re Looking Very Well . He lives in London, England. more...

  • Chaserby John W Pilley; Hilary Hinzmann

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 16.88

    Chaser has a way with words. She knows over a thousand of them—more 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...

  • The Animal Mindby Kristin Andrews

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    The study of animal cognition raises profound questions about the minds of animals and philosophy of mind itself. Aristotle argued that humans are the only animal to laugh, but in recent experiments rats have also been shown to laugh. In other experiments, dogs have been shown to respond appropriately to over two hundred words in human language. ... more...

  • Uncle John's Facts to Go Call of the Wildby Bathroom Readers' Institute

    Portable Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! And plenty of other wild beasts (including wildebeests)! Whether you find it under a rock, in the sea, or up in the sky, if it has fangs, venom, horns, or an electric tail that really stings, you?ll be much safer reading about it from the confines of this entertaining e-book. So let Uncle John be your safari guide... more...

  • Animal Madnessby Laurel Braitman

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2014; US$ 21.99

    '[A] stimulating mix of rigorous scientific research and moving tales about mental fragility and resilience in the animal kingdom.' more...

  • Genotype-by-Environment Interactions and Sexual Selectionby John Hunt; David J. Hosken

    Wiley 2014; US$ 132.50

    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... more...

  • Behavior of Nonhuman Primatesby Allan M. Schrier; Fred Stollnitz

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Behavior of Nonhuman Primates: Modern Research Trends, Volume 5 is a collection of papers on research trends in the study of the various aspects of primate behavior. Chapters in the book discuss topics on the history of the study of cognitive processes in primates; ways in which visual stimuli in monkeys are perceived, stored in memory, and retrieved;... more...

  • The Evolution of Social Communication in Primatesby Marco Pina; Nathalie Gontier

    Springer 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 in... more...