Social Learning in Animals

Jr. , Cecilia M. Heyes , Bennett G. Galef

The realization among behaviorists and psychologists is that many animals learn by observation as members of social systems. Such settings contribute to the formation of culture. This book aims at establishing working consensus for research. It integrates a range of scientific approaches used in the studies of social learning and imitation.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : Social Learning: B.G. Galef, Jr., Introduction. J. Terkel, Cultural Transmission of Feeding Behavior in the Black Rat (Rattus rattus). B.G. Galef, Jr., Social Enhancement of Food Preferences in Norway Rats: A Brief Review. D.M. Fragaszy and E. Visalberghi, Social Learning in Monkeys: Primate 'Primacy' Reconsidered. L.A. Dugatkin, Copying and Mate Choice. L. Lefebvre and L.-A. Giraldeau, Is Social Learning and Adaptive Specialization? K.N. Laland, P.J. Richeron, and R. Boyd, Developing a Theory of Animal Social Learning. M.E. West, Social Learning: Synergy and Songbirds. R.R. Provine, Contagious Yawning and Laughing: Significance for Sensory Feature Detection, Motor Pattern Generation, Imitation and the Evolution of Social Behavior. Imitation: C.M. Heyes, Introduction: Identifying and Defining Imitation. T.R. Zentall, An Analysis of Imitative Learning in Animals. B.R. Moore, The Evolution of Imitative Learning. M.A. Huffman, Acquisition of Innovative Cultural Behaviors in Nonhuman Primates: A Case Study of Sto
  • Data Publicarii : 23 May 1996
  • Format : Hardback
  • Numar pagini : 411
  • ISBN : 9780122739651
453.99 Lei
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