Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, Second Edition, the latest update since the 2010 release, builds upon the solid foundation established in the first edition. Updated sections include Host-parasite interactions, Vertebrate social behavior, and the introduction of 'overview essays' that boost the book's comprehensive detail. The structure for the work is modified to accommodate a better grouping of subjects. Some chapters have been reshuffled, with section headings combined or modified.
- Represents a one-stop resource for scientifically reliable information on animal behavior
- Provides comparative approaches, including the perspective of evolutionary biologists, physiologists, endocrinologists, neuroscientists and psychologists
- Includes multimedia features in the online version that offer accessible tools to readers looking to deepen their understanding
Genes and Behavior Animal Welfare and Conservation Migration and Orientation Evolution Methodology Foraging Overview essays Social Behavior Host-parasite interactions Learning and teaching Landmark Studies Reproductive Behavior Hormones and Behavior Neurons and Senses Predator-Prey Interactions Cognition Communication