Animal Cognition in Nature: The Convergence of Psychology and Biology in Laboratory and Field

Russell P. Balda , Irene Maxine Pepperberg , A.C. Kamil

In this book, the editors bring together results from studies on all kinds of animals to show how thinking on many behaviors as truly cognitive processes can help us to understand the biology involved. Taking ideas and observations from the while range of research into animal behavior leads to unexpected and stimulating ideas. A space is created where the work of field ecologists, evolutionary ecologists and experimental psychologists can interact and contribute to a greater understanding of complex animal behavior, and to the development of a new and coherent field of study.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : A.C. Kamil, On the Proper Definition of Cognitive Ethology. R.P. Balda and A.C. Kamil, Ecology and Evolution of Spatial Memory in Corvids of the Southwestern U.S.: The Perplexing Pinyon Jay. S.J. Shettleworth and R.R. Hampton, Adaptive Specialization of Spatial Cognition in Food Storing Birds? Approaches to Testing a Comparative Hypothesis. N.C. Clayton and D.W. Lee, Memory and the Hippocampus in Food-Storing Birds. F.C. Dyer, Spatial Cognition: Lesson from Central-Place Foraging Insects. W. Wiltschko and R. Wiltschko, The Navigation System in Birds and Its Development. V.P. Bingman, L.V. Riters, R. Strasser, and A. Gagliardo, Neuroethology of Avian Navigation. W.J. Smith, Cognitive Implication of an Information-Sharing Model of Animal Communication. L.F. Baptista, D.A. Nelson, and S.L.L. Gaunt, Cognitive Processes in Avian Vocal Acquisition. D. Todt and H. Hultsch, Hierarchical Learning, Development, and Representation of Song. D.E. Kroodsma and B.E. Byers, Songbird Song Repertoires: An Ethological Approach
  • Data Publicarii : 09 Sep 1998
  • Format : Hardback
  • Numar pagini : 465
  • ISBN : 9780120770304
473.99 Lei
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