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Published: 20 September 2016

528 Pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

ISBN: 9780190276744

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Animal Behavior

Concepts, Methods, and Applications

Second Edition

Shawn Nordell and Thomas Valone

New to this Edition:

  • A new chapter on sensory systems and behavior (Chapter 5)
  • Updated coverage of groundbreaking developments in the field, particularly in the areas of behavioral neuroscience, teaching and learning, and animal personalities
  • Expanded coverage of proximate mechanisms throughout the text
  • Additional "Applying the Concepts" boxes, now featuring human applications
  • New pedagogical tools to help students develop their critical-thinking skills, including "Evaluate" prompts following "Scientific Process" boxes
  • New photos throughout the book to enhance the visual presentation of the research and diversity of species discussed

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