John Alcock (Author). out of .. This item:Animal Behavior: An Evolutionary Approach by John Alcock Paperback $ Elements of Ecology (9th Edition). As an undergraduate, years ago, I was assigned the third edition of John Alcock’s “Animal Behavior,” and found it to be an interesting read, with. John Alcock Animal Behavior: An Evolutionary Approach, Ninth Edition. Stock Image. Animal Behavior: An Evolutionary Approach, Ninth Edition: John Alcock.

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See each listing for international shipping options and costs. For permissions please email: John Alcock is professor of zoology at Arizona State University. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. Overall, this is a terrific text for the introductory animal behavior course, providing a wealth of background information and covering the breadth of the field. Some cover wear, a few barcode stickers on back cover.

Much of the conceptually based discussion and theory is difficult for my beginning students. Studyguide for Animal Behavior: Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a Alcock continues to lean more heavily toward the evolutionary perspective, but does present the mechanistic view well in most cases.

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It is in general a highly enjoyable book to read, both for those who know the field well and for those just being introduced to the wonders of animal behavior. There are discussion questions throughout the text, which I find to be a more meaningful approach than placing them all at the end of each chapter. The spine may show signs of wear. An Evolutionary Approach by John Alcock A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition.


ISBN9th edition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. In addition, for the professor of the course, the ancillaries are useful and diverse—and new with the latest edition there is a DVD of video clips of behaviors, correlated with each chapter.

The remaining chapters each address a different type of behavior, but the common theme of evolutionary theory is used to tie them together.

Close mobile search alock Article navigation. The writing is easy to read and understand, it is packed with detailed examples, figures, and illustrations all complete with full bibliographic informationand it presents a well-balanced view of proximate and ultimate causes of behavior, both of vertebrates and invertebrates.

This page was last updated: The first five chapters, in fact, focus largely on edihion proximate causes of behavior, looking at the genetic and physiological underpinnings of behaviors.

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Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Gently used textbook with minimal signs of previous use. Animal Behavior, Ninth edition. Email alerts New issue alert.

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I encourage my students to read the summary at the end of each chapter first, so as not to lose sight of the big picture and get lost in the details and examples. Citing articles via Google Scholar. Skip to main content. No highlighting, pages in excellent condition. Also shop in Also shop in. Browse Related Browse Related. I prefer to intersperse human behavior throughout the course, and would have preferred the book do the same, but since many editoon behavior texts omit human behavior entirely, I am hesitant to complain.