Tinbergen's Legacy: Function and Mechanism in Behavioral Biology-Simon Verhulst, Johan Bolhuis

  • Title: Tinbergen's Legacy: Function and Mechanism in Behavioral Biology
  • Author: Simon Verhulst, Johan Bolhuis
  • Released: 2010-02-19
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  • Pages: 0
  • ISBN: 0511619995
  • ISBN13: 978-0511619991
  • ASIN: 0511619995


Review '... an important evaluation of the direction in which animal behaviour studies have been, and are, moving since the days of Niko Tinbergen. ... well co-ordinated and edited ...' Ethology

'... Nikko Tinbergen ('The Maestro'), write what turned out to be a landmark paper ... The field [of behavioural biology] has changed considerably in the last 40 years and the book in its nine chapters provides a useful update on the subject.' Biologist

Book Description An international cast of leading animal biologists reflect on the enduring significance of Tinbergen's groundbreaking proposals for modern behavioural biology. Includes a reprint of Nobel laureate Niko Tinbergen's original article on the famous 'four whys', after which each of the four questions are discussed in the light of contemporary evidence. pdf
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