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Model Systems in Behavioral Ecology: Integrating Conceptual, Theoretical ...

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2001 - 551 pages
A key way that behavioral ecologists develop general theories of animal behavior is by studying one species or a closely related group of species--''model systems''--over a ...
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Game Theory and Animal Behavior

Lee Alan Dugatkin, Hudson Kern Reeve - Science - 1998 - 336 pages
Game theory has revolutionized the study of animal behavior. The fundamental principle of evolutionary game theory--that the strategy adopted by one individual depends on the ...
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The Imitation Factor: Evolution Beyond the Gene

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2000 - 243 pages
A biologist and science journalist focuses on imitation as a key evolutionary strategy, revealing "animal education" as a universal phenomena.
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Cheating Monkeys and Citizen Bees: The Nature of Cooperation in Animals and ...

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Nature - 2000 - 208 pages
Here biologist Lee Dugatkin outlines four paths to cooperation shared by humans and other animals: family dynamics, reciprocal transactions (or "tit for tat"), so-called ...
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Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose: Natural History in Early America

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2009 - 184 pages
In the years after the Revolutionary War, the fledgling republic of America was viewed by many Europeans as a degenerate backwater, populated by subspecies weak and feeble ...
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Principles of Animal Behavior

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2009 - 642 pages
The most balanced, comprehensive and current animal behavior text available. Principles of Animal Behavior, second edition, builds on the first edition’s reputation as a ...
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The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness

Oren Harman - Science - 2010 - 352 pages
“Enthralling.”—Frans de Waal, The New York Times Book Review Survival of the fittest or survival of the nicest? Since the dawn of time man has contemplated the mystery of ...
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The Triumph of Sociobiology

John Alcock Regents' Professor of Biology Arizona State University - Science - 2001 - 272 pages
In The Triumph of Sociobiology, John Alcock reviews the controversy that has surrounded evolutionary studies of human social behavior following the 1975 publication of E.O ...
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Foundations of Social Evolution

Steven A. Frank - Science - 1998 - 268 pages
This is a masterly theoretical treatment of one of the central problems in evolutionary biology, the evolution of social cooperation and conflict. Steven Frank tackles the ...
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Evolution and Human Behavior: Darwinian Perspectives on Human Nature

John Cartwright - Psychology - 2000 - 376 pages
The book covers fundamental issues such as the origins and function of sexual reproduction, mating behavior, human mate choice, patterns of violence in families, altruistic ...
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