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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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Cooperation among Animals: An Evolutionary Perspective

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 1997 - 240 pages
Despite the depiction of nature "red in tooth and claw," cooperation is actually widespread in the animal kingdom. Various types of cooperative behaviors have been documented ...
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Game Theory and Animal Behavior

Lee Alan Dugatkin, Hudson Kern Reeve - Science - 2000 - 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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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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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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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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Evolution: Second Edition

Carl T. Bergstrom, Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2016 - 700 pages
Evolution presents foundational concepts through a contemporary framework of population genetics and phylogenetics that is enriched by current research and stunning art. In ...
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Principles of Animal Behavior: Third International Student Edition

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2013 - 648 pages
Principles of Animal Behavior has long been considered the most current and engaging introduction to animal behavior. The Third Edition is now also the most comprehensive and ...
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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 Inner Eye

Nicholas Humphrey - Psychology - 1986 - 188 pages
Human consciousness is often regarded as the last great mystery - a riddle for those committed to a scientific understanding of the world and and our place in it. What is it ...
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