Cognitive Ecology II by Reuven Dukas,John M. Ratcliffe

By Reuven Dukas,John M. Ratcliffe

Merging evolutionary ecology and cognitive technology, cognitive ecology investigates how animal interactions with average habitats form cognitive platforms, and the way constraints on fearful platforms restrict or bias animal habit. examine in cognitive ecology has multiplied quickly long ago decade, and this moment quantity builds at the foundations specified by the 1st, released in 1998.

Cognitive Ecology II integrates a number of clinical disciplines to investigate the ecology and evolution of animal cognition. The members conceal the mechanisms, ecology, and evolution of studying and reminiscence, together with precise analyses of bee neurobiology, poultry music, and spatial studying. in addition they discover selection making, with mechanistic analyses of reproductive habit in voles, get away hatching through frog embryos, and predation within the auditory area of bats and eared bugs. eventually, they give thought to social cognition, targeting alarm calls and the criteria settling on social studying concepts of corvids, fish, and mammals.

With cognitive ecology ascending to its rightful position in behavioral and evolutionary examine, this quantity captures the promise that has been discovered long ago decade and appears ahead to new study prospects.

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