Advances in the Study of Behavior: Stress and Behavior

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Academic Press, May 14, 1998 - Psychology - 552 pages
Advances in the Study of Behavior continues to serve scientists across a wide spectrum of disciplines. Focusing on new theories and research developments with respect to behavioral ecology, evolutionarybiology, and comparative psychology, these volumes foster cooperation and communication in these diverse fields.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 The Concept of Stress and Its Relevance for Animal Behavior
1
Chapter 2 Stress and Immune Response
133
Chapter 3 Behavioral Variability and Limits to Evolutionary Adaptation under Stress
155
Chapter 4 Developmental Instability as a General Measure of Stress
181
Recent Developments from Behavioral Reproductive and Ecological Perspectives
215
Chapter 6 Parasitic Stress and SelfMedication in Wild Animals
291
Attractiveness Womens Sexual Development Postpartum Depression and Babys Cry
319
Chapter 8 Welfare Stress and the Evolution of Feelings
371
Chapter 9 Biological Conservation and Stress
405
Contents of Previous Volumes
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About the author (1998)

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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