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Published: 21 August 2008

328 Pages | 40 line and 10 halftone illustrations


ISBN: 9780199216833

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Sociobiology of Communication

an interdisciplinary perspective

Edited by Patrizia d'Ettorre and David P. Hughes

  • Provides a unifying, synthetic view that identifies the general principles underscoring social communication with contributions from the leading scientists in the field
  • Adopts a novel, interdisciplinary approach, describing the latest research into the biochemical, neurobiological, physiological and molecular basis of the behaviours involved in social communication
  • Utilizes a wide range of model systems from bacterial biofilms to transoceanic communication among whales
  • Defines new paradigms with a view to stimulating further developments towards our understanding of social communication