Behavior and evolution
Read Online

Behavior and evolution

  • 407 Want to read
  • ·
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Genetic psychology.,
  • Movement, Psychology of.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJean Piaget ; translated from the French by Donald Nicholson-Smith.
LC ClassificationsBF702 .P49313 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvi, 165 p. ;
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4569890M
ISBN 100394418107, 0394735889
LC Control Number77088762

Download Behavior and evolution


Sep 14,  · "This book combines knowledge on dog behavior, cognition, evolution and even covers some societal aspects. As such, it should find an honorable place in the bookshelves of diverse reader audiences, from researchers interested in specific questions in animal cognition to /5(23). David Marsh and I wrote The Driving Force which Professor Clutterbuck of Oxford commented was the best book on evolution since Darwin. It described the scientific evidence behind the origin of life and the manner in which chemistry and physics were major determinants of what . Marking the first time that dogs have been explained in such detail by eminent researchers, Dogs is a work of wide appeal, as absorbing as it is tangoloji.comg on insight gleaned from forty-five years of raising, training, and studying the behaviors of dogs worldwide, Lorna and Raymond Coppinger explore the fascinating processes by which dog breeds have evolved into their unique shapes /5(2). Oct 01,  · Relative to his extensive work on cognition, Piaget’s theory of evolutionary development has not received much attention. In this book, Piaget outlines a perspective that lies between the discarded Lamarckian theory (habitual actions lead to heritable transformation) and today’s prevailing Neo-Darwinian theory (evolution via chance mutation and natural selection)/5.

The evolution of learning / Harry F. Harlow --Social behavior / William R. Thompson --The evolution of behavior among social insects / Alfred E. Emerson --Behavior and systematics / Ernst Mayr --Behavior and isolating mechanisms / Herman T. Spieth --Adaptation, natural selection and behavior / Colin S. Pittendrigh --Evolution of human behavior. Dec 30,  · Understanding Behaviorism is a classic textbook that explains the basis of behavior analysis and its application to human problems in a scholarly but accessible manner.. Now in its third edition, the text has been substantially updated to include the latest developments over the last decade in behaviour analysis, evolutionary theory, and cultural evolution theory. Get this from a library! Behavior and evolution. [Jean Piaget; Donald Nicholson-Smith] -- What is the relationship between behavior and the processes which shape evolution? Why has behavior, whether it amounts to no more than a flower's reaction to light or encompasses the complexities of. The book also analyzes relationships between humans and dogs and how the latter has evolved. Readers will find this to be an ideal resource for researchers and students in animal behavior, specifically focusing on dog behavior and human-canine relationships.

This text provides an elementary level discussion of recent theory relating to the evolutionary and adaptive aspects of reproductive behaviour. The relation between ultimate and proximate levels of explanation is the major theme of the book. Two new chapters in this edition incorporate findings from recent research and there is also new material on humans, physiology, and development. I then focus specifically on the modern orb web and the silks used to produce it because orb-weaving spiders are the model system for studies on spider silk, and the functions of orb webs are much Author: William A. Shear. Jan 16,  · Buy a cheap copy of Evolution and Human Behavior book by John Cartwright. The past decade has seen an upsurge of interest in the application of evolutionary thinking to the study of human behavior. This introductory book provides an Free shipping over $/5(1). Communicative Behavior and Evolution presents the selected works of experts from different scientific disciplines that investigate the evolution of communicative behavior. The book is composed of papers that study communicative behavior of humans and of different kinds of animals.