Animal Cognition in Nature: The Convergence of Psychology by R. P. Balda, I. M. Pepperberg, A. C. Kamil PDF

By R. P. Balda, I. M. Pepperberg, A. C. Kamil

ISBN-10: 008052723X

ISBN-13: 9780080527239

ISBN-10: 012077030X

ISBN-13: 9780120770304

During this ebook, the editors compile effects from reports on every kind of animals to teach how pondering on many behaviors as really cognitive techniques might help us to appreciate the biology concerned. Taking principles and observations from the whereas diversity of analysis into animal habit results in unforeseen and stimulating rules.
A area is created the place the paintings of box ecologists, evolutionary ecologists and experimental psychologists can engage and give a contribution to a better knowing of advanced animal habit, and to the advance of a brand new and coherent box of analysis.

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Birds can distinguish between edible and inedible seeds by color, as well as 'billweighing' and 'bill-clicking' (Ligon and Martin, 1974). Like the nutcracker, Pinyon Jays began nesting in late winter and early spring, especially when a large crop of seeds occurred the previous autumn. Nestling Pinyon Jays are fed a diet containing between 10 and 32% pine seeds (Ligon, 1978; Bateman and Balda, 1973). Aphelocoma jays Western Scrub Jays and Mexican Jays (Aphelocoma ultramarina) live at lower elevations and experience much milder winter conditions than either Pinyon Jays or Clark's Nutcrackers (Pitelka, 1951).

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Ibis 103, 423^46. Cuthill, I. C. and Houston, A. I. (1997) Managing time and energy. In Krebs, J. R. and Davies, N. B. (eds) Behavioural Ecology: An Evolutionary Approach 4th edn. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 97-120. Darwin, C. (1871) The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. London: J. Murray. Davies, N. , Brooke, M. d. L. and Kacelnik, A. (1996) Recognition errors and probability of parasitism determine whether reed warblers should accept or reject mimetic cuckoo eggs. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond.

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