2010

Animal Behaviour: Evolution and Mechanisms

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ISBN: 978-3-642-02623-2 (Print) 978-3-642-02624-9 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXI

  2. Communication and cognition

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-28

      Visual communication: evolution, ecology, and functional mechanisms

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      Pages 29-54

      Vocal communication in social groups

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      Pages 55-85

      Kin recognition: an overview of conceptual issues, mechanisms and evolutionary theory

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      Pages 87-120

      Honeybee cognition

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      Pages 121-148

      Individual performance in complex social systems: the greylag goose example

  3. Conflict and cooperation

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      Pages 149-149

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      Pages 151-178

      Conflict and conflict resolution in social insects

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      Pages 179-211

      Social insects, major evolutionary transitions and multilevel selection

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      Pages 213-240

      Cooperation between unrelated individuals – a game theoretic approach

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      Pages 241-265

      Group decision-making in animal societies

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      Pages 267-298

      Parental care: adjustments to conflict and cooperation

  4. Sex and reproduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 299-299

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      Pages 301-327

      The quantitative study of sexual and natural selection in the wild and in the laboratory

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      Pages 329-357

      Mate choice and reproductive conflict in simultaneous hermaphrodites

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      Pages 359-411

      Extra-pair behaviour

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      Pages 413-439

      Extreme polyandry in social Hymenoptera: evolutionary causes and consequences for colony organisation

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      Pages 441-464

      Monogynous mating strategies in spiders

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      Pages 465-501

      Mating systems, social behaviour and hormones

  5. Behavioural variation

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      Pages 503-503

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      Pages 505-536

      The social modulation of behavioural development

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      Pages 537-586

      Alternative reproductive tactics and life history phenotypes

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      Pages 587-621

      Animal personality and behavioural syndromes

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      Pages 623-653

      Social learning and culture in animals

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 685-707

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