Female mate choice in nonhuman mammals

Charlton, Benjamin D (2008) Female mate choice in nonhuman mammals. In: Weber, Emilie A (ed.) Animal behavior: new research. Nova Science Publishers Inc, New York, pp. 35-56. ISBN 9781604567823

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Abstract

This book is devoted to recent research on animal behaviour which relates to what an animal does and why it does it. The types of behaviours exhibited are rich and various. Some are genetically determined, or instinctive, while others are learned behaviours. The desire to understand the animal world has made ethology a rapidly growing field, and since the turn of the 21st century, many prior understandings related to diverse fields such as animal communication, personal symbolic name use, animal emotions, animal culture and learning, and even sexual conduct, long thought to be well understood, have been revolutionised.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of Psychology > Psychology
Subjects: Q Science > QL Zoology > QL0750 Animal behaviour
Depositing User: Benjamin Charlton
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2012 12:05
Last Modified: 05 Jul 2019 12:20
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/41860
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