Table of contents for Principles of animal behavior / Lee Alan Dugatkin.

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Contents in Brief
1 Principles of Animal Behavior
2 The Evolution of Behavior
3 Proximate Factors
4 Learning
5 Cultural Transmission
6 Sexual Selection
7 Mating Systems
8 Kinship
9 Cooperation
10 Foraging
11 Antipredator Behavior
12 Communication
13 Habitat Selection, Territoriality, and Migration
14 Aggression
15 Play
16 Aging and Disease
17 Animal Personalities
Contents
1 PRINCIPLES OF ANIMAL BEHAVIOR
Types of Questions and Levels of Analysis
Three Foundations
	Foundation 1-Natural Selection
	Foundation 2-Individual Learning
	Foundation 3-Cultural Transmission
Conceptual, Theoretical, and Empirical Approaches
	Conceptual Approaches
	Theoretical Approaches
	Empirical Approaches
An Overview of What Is to Follow
Interview with Dr. E. O. Wilson
2 THE EVOLUTION OF BEHAVIOR
Artificial Selection
Natural Selection
	Selective Advantage of a Trait
	How Natural Selection Operates
Behavioral Genetics
	Mendel's Laws
	Locating Genes for Polygenic Traits
	Dissecting Behavioral Variation
The Modern Theoretical Framework for Animal Behavior
	Sociobiology and Selfish Genes
	Antipredator Behavior in Guppies
Adaptation
Genetic Techniques to Test Hypotheses in Animal Behavior
	Kinship and Naked Mole Rat Behavior
	Coalition Formation
Phylogeny and the Study of Animal Behavior
	Phylogenetic Trees
	Phylogeny and Parental Care
	Phylogeny, Mating Systems, and Male Aggression
Interview with Dr. Alan Grafen
3 PROXIMATE FACTORS 
Ultimate and Proximate Perspectives
Hormones and Proximate Causation
	The Long-Term Effects of In-Utero Exposure to Hormones
	Stress Hormones and Spatial Memory in Rats
Neurobiological Underpinnings of Behavior
	The Nervous Impulse
	Neurobiology and Learning in Voles
	Vocalizations in Plainfin Midshipman Fish
	Sleep and Predation in Mallard Ducks
Molecular Genetics and Animal Behavior
	Ultraviolet Vision in Birds
	Song Acquisition in Birds
Development and Animal Behavior
	Early Development and Its Effect on Parental Behavior in the Oldfield Mouse
	Development, Temperature, and Ovipositing Behavior in Wasps
Foraging in Honeybees: An Integrated Proximate Analysis
	Mushroom Bodies and Honeybee Foraging
	Genes, mRNA and Honeybee Foraging
	Hormones and Honeybee Foraging
Interview with Dr. Geoffrey Hill
4 LEARNING
What Is Individual Learning?
How Animals Learn
	Learning from a Single-Stimulus Experience
	Pavlovian (Classical) Conditioning
	Instrumental (Operant) Conditioning
Why Animals Learn
	Within-Species Studies and the Evolution of Learning
	Population-Comparisons and the Evolution of Learning
	A Model of the Evolution of Learning
What Animals Learn
	Learning Where Home Is Located
	Learning about Your Mate
	Learning about Familial Relationships
	Learning about Aggression
Molecular Genetics and Endocrinology of Learning
	Molecular Genetics of Learning in Rats
	Endocrinology of Learning in Rats
Phylogeny and the Neurobiology of Learning
Interview with Dr. Sara Shettleworth
5 CULTURAL TRANSMISSION
What Is Cultural Transmission?
	What's So Important about Cultural Transmission?
	Effects of Others on Behavior
	Social Learning
	Teaching in Animals
Modes of Cultural Transmission
	Vertical Cultural Transmission
	Horizontal Cultural Transmission
	Oblique Cultural Transmission
The Interaction of Genetic and Cultural Transmission
	The Grants' Finches
	Guppy Mate Choice
Cultural Transmission and Brain Size
Interview with Dr. Cecilia Heyes
6 SEXUAL SELECTION
Intersexual and Intrasexual Selection
Evolutionary Models of Mate Choice
	Direct Benefits and Mate Choice
	Good Genes and Mate Choice
	Runaway Sexual Selection
	Sensory Bias and the Emergence of Mate Choice
Learning and Mate Choice
	Sexual Imprinting
	Learning and Mate Choice in Japanese Quail
Cultural Transmission and Mate Choice
	Mate-Choice Copying
	Song Learning and Mate Choice in Cowbirds
Male-Male Competition and Sexual Selection
	Red Deer Roars and Male-Male Competition
	Male-Male Competition by Interference
	Male-Male Competition by Cuckoldry
Interview with Dr. Anne Houde
7	MATING SYSTEMS
Different Mating Systems
	Monogamous Mating Systems
	Polygamous Mating Systems
	Promiscuous Mating Systems
The Ecology and Evolution of Polygynous Mating Systems
	Polygyny and Resources
	The Polygyny Threshold Model
	Extrapair Copulations
	Sperm Competition
Multiple Mating Systems in a Single Population?
	Dunnocks
Interview with Dr. Nick Davies
8	KINSHIP
Kinship and Animal Behavior
Kinship Theory
	Relatedness and Inclusive Fitness
	Family Dynamics
Conflict within Families
	Parent-Offspring Conflict
	Sibling Rivalry
Kin Recognition
	Matching Models
	Rule-of-Thumb Models of Kin Recognition
Interview with Dr. Francis Ratnieks
9	COOPERATION
The Range of Cooperative Behaviors
	Helping in the Birthing Process
	Social Grooming
Paths to Cooperation
	Path 1: Reciprocity
	Path 2: Byproduct Mutualism
	Path 3: Group Selection
Coalitions
	Coalitions in Baboons
	Alliances and "Herding" Behavior in Cetaceans
Phylogeny and Cooperation
	Phylogeny and Cooperative Breeding in Birds
	Phylogeny and Cooperation in Social Spiders
Interspecific Mutualisms
	Ants and Butterflies-Mutualism with Communication?
Interview with Dr. Hudson Kern Reeve
10	FORAGING
Finding Food and the Search Image
Optimal Foraging Theory
	What to Eat
	Where to Eat
	Specific Nutrient Constraints
	Risk-Sensitive Foraging
Foraging and Group Size
	Group Size
	Groups, Public Information, and Foraging
Natural Selection, Phylogeny, and Seed Caching
	Hippocampal Size and Caching Ability
	Phylogeny and Caching Ability
Learning and Foraging
	Foraging, Learning, and Brain Size in Birds
	Planning for the Future
	Social Learning and Foraging
Interview with Dr. John Krebs
11 ANTIPREDATOR BEHAVIOR
Avoiding Predators
	Blending into the Environment
	Being Quiet
	Choosing Safe Habitats
What to Do When Prey Encounter Predators
	Fleeing
	Approaching Predators
	Feigning Death
	Signaling to Predators
	Fighting Back
Predation and Foraging Trade-offs
Interview with Dr. Anne Magurran
12 COMMUNICATION
Communication and Honesty
Communication Solves Problems
	Problem: How to Coordinate Group Foraging
	Problem: How to Find and Secure a Mate
	Problem: How to Warn Others about Predators
Interview with Dr. Rufus Johnstone
13 HABITAT SELECTION, TERRITORIALITY, AND MIGRATION
Models of Habitat Choice
	The Ideal Free Distribution and Habitat Choice
	The IFD Model and Foraging Success
Territoriality
	Territoriality and Learning
	Territory Owners, Satellites, and Sneakers
	How to Keep Territory in the Family
	Conflict in Family Territories
Migration
	Migration and Navigation
	The Heritability of Migratory Restlessness
	Migration and Defense against Parasites
	Phylogeny and Migratory Behavior
Interview with Dr. Judy Stamps
14 AGGRESSION
Fight or Flight?
Game Theory Models of Aggression
	The Hawk-Dove Game
	The War of Attrition Model
	The Sequential Assessment Model
Winner, Loser, Bystander, and Audience Effects
	Winner and Loser Effects
	Bystander Effects
	Audience Effects
Interview with Dr. Karen Hollis
15 PLAY
Defining Play
Types and Functions of Play
	Object Play
	Locomotor Play
	Social Play
	A General Theory for the Function of Play
Endocrinological and Neurobiological Bases of Play
	Bases of Play Fighting in Young Male Rodents
	Basis of Sexual Play in Young Belding's Ground Squirrels
A Phylogenetic Approach to Play
Interview with Dr. Bernd Heinrich
16 Aging and Disease
Senescence in the Wild?
Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives on Senescence
	The Antagonistic Pleiotropy Model of Senescence
	Disposable Soma Theory and Longevity
Hormones, Heat-Shock Proteins, and Aging
	Glucocorticoids, Stress, and Aging
	Heat-Shock Proteins and Aging
Disease and Animal Behavior
	Avoidance of Disease-Filled Habitats
	Avoidance of Diseased Individuals
	Self-Medication
	Why Some Like It Hot
Interview with Dr. Richard Wrangham
16 Animal Personalities
Boldness and Shyness
	Bold and Shy Pumpkinseeds
	Guppies, Boldness, and Predator Inspection
Some Case Studies
	Hyena Personalities
	Octopus and Squid Personalities
	Ruff Satellites
	Natural Selection and Personality in Great Tit Birds
	Chimpanzee Personalities and Cultural Transmission
Coping Styles
Some Practical Applications of Animal Personality Research
	Predators and Domesticated Prey
	Guide Dog Personalities
Interview with Dr. Jerome Kagan
Glossary
References
Credits
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Animal behavior.