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The Resource Animal traditions : behavioural inheritance in evolution, Eytan Avital and Eva Jablonka, (electronic resource)

Animal traditions : behavioural inheritance in evolution, Eytan Avital and Eva Jablonka, (electronic resource)

Label
Animal traditions : behavioural inheritance in evolution
Title
Animal traditions
Title remainder
behavioural inheritance in evolution
Statement of responsibility
Eytan Avital and Eva Jablonka
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Animal Traditions offers an alternative to both the 'selfish gene' and 'meme' views of the world for all evolutionary biologists. By showing how cultural traditions, imparting information from one generation to the next, are vital to birds and mammals, it offers a unified evolutionary and developmental perspective of animal behaviour
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1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Avital, Eytan
Dewey number
591.5
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jablonka, Eva
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Animal behavior
  • Behavior evolution
  • Behavior genetics
Label
Animal traditions : behavioural inheritance in evolution, Eytan Avital and Eva Jablonka, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-403) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface -- New rules for old games -- What is pulling the strings of behaviour? -- Learning and the behavioural inheritance system -- Parental care -- the highroad to family traditions -- Achieving harmony between mates -- the learning route -- Parents and offspring -- too much conflict? -- Alloparental care -- an additional channel of information transfer -- The origins and persistence of group legacies -- Darwin meets Lamarck -- the co-evolution of genes and learning -- The free phenotype -- References -- Species index -- Subject index
Control code
ocm51296874
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 432 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511019739
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51296874
Label
Animal traditions : behavioural inheritance in evolution, Eytan Avital and Eva Jablonka, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-403) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface -- New rules for old games -- What is pulling the strings of behaviour? -- Learning and the behavioural inheritance system -- Parental care -- the highroad to family traditions -- Achieving harmony between mates -- the learning route -- Parents and offspring -- too much conflict? -- Alloparental care -- an additional channel of information transfer -- The origins and persistence of group legacies -- Darwin meets Lamarck -- the co-evolution of genes and learning -- The free phenotype -- References -- Species index -- Subject index
Control code
ocm51296874
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 432 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511019739
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51296874

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