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Social Intelligence

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Nathan Emery | Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN 10 : 0199216541
ISBN 13 : 9780199216543

Why are humans so clever? The 'Social intelligence' hypothesis explores the idea that this cleverness has evolved through the increasing complexity of social groups. Our ability to..

Avian Biology

Pub Date : 2012-12-02 | Author : Donald Farner | Publisher : Elsevier

ISBN 10 : 9780323157995
ISBN 13 : 0323157998

Avian Biology,Volume VIII assesses selected aspects of avian biology. It is generally the conceptual descendant of Marshall's earlier treatise,“Biology and Comparative Physiology..

The Ecology Of Social Behavior

Pub Date : 1988-05-28 | Author : Gerard Meurant | Publisher : Elsevier

ISBN 10 : 9780323137850
ISBN 13 : 0323137857

The chapters in this book discuss and summarize the ecological factors affecting and effecting the formation of animal social groups and thereby address one of the central issues c..

The American Crow And The Common Raven

Pub Date : 1990-10-01 | Author : Lawrence Kilham | Publisher : Texas A&M University Press

ISBN 10 : 0890964661
ISBN 13 : 9780890964668

Lawrence Kilham was a Fellow of the American Ornithologists' Union, professor of microbiology emeritus of Dartmouth Medical School, and a distinguished virologist. He passed away i..

Living In Groups

Pub Date : 2002-10-10 | Author : Jens Krause | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 0198508182
ISBN 13 : 9780198508182

Group Living is a widespread phenomenon within the animal kingdom and has attracted considerable attention in a number of different contexts. This book is focused on the unifying c..

Ethology And Human Development

Pub Date : 1992-01-01 | Author : John Archer | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 0389209961
ISBN 13 : 9780389209966

The developmental origins of human behavior are often seen as having parallels with the natural world of animal behavior. Researchers in ethology, the biological study of animal be..