Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition (Oxford Biology) by Ádám Miklósi

By Ádám Miklósi

this can be the 1st ebook to collate and synthesize the hot burgeoning basic examine literature on puppy behaviour, evolution, and cognition. the writer provides a brand new ecological method of the certainty of puppy behaviour, demonstrating how canine could be the topic of rigorous and effective medical examine with out the necessity to confine them to a laboratory environment.

Dog Behaviour, Evolution and Cognition starts off with an outline of the conceptual and methodological matters linked to the learn of the puppy, via a short description in their position in human society-almost a 3rd of human households proportion their way of life with the puppy! An evolutionary point of view is then brought with a precis of present learn into the method of domestication. The primary a part of the booklet is dedicated to matters with regards to the cognitive elements of
behaviour that have acquired specific consciousness in recent times from either psychologists and ethologists. The book's ultimate chapters introduce the reader to many novel methods to puppy behaviour, set within the context of behavioural improvement and genetics.

Directions for destiny study are highlighted during the textual content which additionally comprises hyperlinks to human and primate study by means of drawing on homologies and analogies in either evolution and behavior. The booklet will as a result be of relevance and use to someone with an curiosity in behavioural ecology together with graduate scholars of animal behaviour and cognition, in addition to a extra normal viewers of puppy fans, biologists, psychologists and sociologists.

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