Advances in the Study of Behavior, Volume 15

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Academic Press, Apr 17, 1985 - Psychology - 277 pages
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Contents

The Socialization of Sex Roles
1
Chapter 2 On the Functions of Play and Its Role in Behavioral Development
59
Chapter 3 Sensory Factors in the Behavioral Ontogeny of Altricial Birds
105
Chapter 4 Food Storage by Birds and Mammals
153
A Comparative Approach
189
Chapter 6 A ResponseCompetition Model Designed to Account for the Aversion to Feed on Conspecific Flesh
245
Index
275
Contents of Previous Volumes
279
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About the author (1985)

Dr. Jay S. Rosenblatt is the Daniel S. Lehrman Professor of Psychobiology in the Psychology Department of Rutgers University-Newark Campus, Newark, NJ. He is an Associate of the Animal Behavior Society and the American Psychological Association and has received honorary doctoral degrees from Göteborg University in Sweden and National University of Education at a Distance, Madrid. His interests include the study of parental behavior and behavioral development among animals.

Dr. Peter Slater is a Kennedy Professor of Natural History at the University of St Andrews, in Scotland. He is a former Editor of the journal Animal Behaviour and past President of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour. He received the Association's medal in 1999. His research interests are in vocal communication, with emphasis on the development and organization of song in birds.

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