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Title Studyguide for Animal Behavior: Studyguide for Animal Behavior: I still have the book on my shelf. The spine may show signs of wear. I prefer to intersperse human behavior throughout the course, and would have preferred the book do the same, but since many animal behavior texts omit human behavior entirely, I am hesitant to complain.

Some cover wear, a few barcode stickers on back cover. We simply strive to provide students and professionals with the best prices on books and textbooks available online.

Much of the conceptually based discussion and theory is difficult for my beginning students. Wildlife – Evolution – Nature – Biology.

I encourage my students to read the summary at the end of johhn chapter first, so as not to lose sight of the big picture and get lost in the details and examples. ISBN9th edition.


Pages can include considerable aalcock pen or highlighter-but the notes canno The remaining chapters each address a different type of behavior, but the common theme of evolutionary theory is used to tie them together. Related articles in Google Scholar.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

There are discussion questions throughout the text, which I find to be a more meaningful approach than placing them all at the end of each chapter.

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Also shop in Also shop in. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. In addition, 9yh the professor of the course, the ancillaries are useful and diverse—and new with the latest edition there is a DVD of video clips of behaviors, correlated behavioe each chapter.

It is in general a highly enjoyable book to read, both for those who know the field well and for those just being introduced to the wonders of animal behavior. Number of bids and bid amounts may be slightly out of date. For permissions please email: Animal Behavior An Evolutionary Approach.


The final chapter is devoted to the evolution of human behaviors, which is always fascinating for the beginning animal behavior student.

Unless marked new you should not expect a new book. John Editiin is professor of zoology at Arizona State University. This page was last updated: Email alerts New issue alert. Alcock continues to lean more heavily toward the evolutionary perspective, but does present the mechanistic view well in most cases.

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See each alcoco for international shipping options and costs. Overall, this is a terrific text for the introductory animal behavior course, providing a wealth of background information and covering the breadth of the field. Sign In or Create an Account. The first five chapters, in fact, focus largely on the proximate causes of behavior, looking at the genetic and physiological underpinnings of behaviors.

An Evolutionary Approach by John Alcock A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Gently used textbook with minimal signs of previous use.