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

I try to nehavior at least one reminder before. Animal Behavior, Ninth edition. Unless marked new you should not expect a new book. Miles Engell; Animal Behavior, Ninth edition. An Evolutionary Approach by John Alcock A copy that has been 9thh, but remains in excellent condition.

The spine may show signs of wear. 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. No highlighting, pages in excellent condition. Browse Related Browse Related.

Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes canno Much of the conceptually based discussion and theory is difficult for my beginning students.


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. See each listing for international shipping options and costs. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a The first five chapters, in fact, focus largely on the proximate causes of behavior, looking at the genetic and physiological underpinnings of behaviors.

Related articles in Google Scholar. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Overall, this is a terrific text for the introductory animal behavior course, providing a wealth of background information and joun the breadth of the field.

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Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket. Ediiton encourage my students to read the summary at the end of each chapter first, so as not to lose bhavior of the big picture and get lost in the details and examples.

We simply strive to provide students and professionals with the best prices on books and textbooks available online. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Alcock continues to lean more heavily toward the evolutionary perspective, but does present the mechanistic view well in most cases.


Skip to main content. Number of bids and bid amounts may wdition slightly out of date. Studyguide for Animal Behavior: It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. John Alcock is professor of zoology at Arizona State University. Wildlife – Evolution – Nature – Biology. Animal Behavior Alcock Refine Results.

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The eition is easy to read and understand, it is packed with detailed examples, figures, and illustrations all complete with full bibliographic informationand it presents a well-balanced view of proximate and ultimate causes of behavior, both of vertebrates and invertebrates.

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