Alcock John Books
Books di Alcock John Zoologia e scienze degli animali
The Triumph of Sociobiology
edizioni Oxford Univ Pr on Demand collana Oxford Univ Pr on Demand (Paperback)
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. Wilson's classic, Sociobiology, The New Synthesis. Denounced vehemently as an "ideology" that has justified social evils and inequalities, sociobiology...
edizioni Sinauer Associates Inc collana Sinauer Associates Inc (Paperback) , 2013
This classic textbook by Alcock (Arizona State U.) teaches undergraduates about animal behavior by focusing on how the logic of science is used to produce hypotheses, predictions, and tests of scientific explanations; why evolutionary scientists who study behavioral traits depend on the work of Charles Darwin; and...
edizioni Sinauer Associates Inc , 2009
The ninth edition of this textbook on animal behavior has been revised to include the latest research in the field and new online teaching resources such as PowerPoint presentations, a video collection and test questions and exercises. Alcock (animal behavior, Arizona State U.) examines the causes of such behavior...
Following the theory of natural selection and how scientific logic promotes effective thinking, this textbook examines the evolution of feeding behavior, communication, mating systems, parental care, and social behavior in both invertebrates and vertebrates. The eighth edition combines the two chapters on the genetic...