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Animal Behavior Abstracts from CSA

Under the editorial guidance of one of the world's leading ethologists, Animal Behavior Abstracts is a resource for scientists in behavioral and related studies. Significant papers relevant to animal behavior, with subjects ranging from neurophysiology to behavioral ecology, from genetics to applied ethology, are covered. Animal Behavior Abstracts surveys all of the important journals dealing with the biology of particular taxonomic groups. And researchers will find both field and laboratory inquiries summarized. 

Major areas of coverage include:

  • Aggression
  • Anatomical correlates
  • Avoidance learning
  • Behavioral ecology
  • Biological correlates
  • Brain lesions
  • Brain stimulation (electrical and chemical)
  • Communication
  • Discrimination
  • Learning
  • Dominance
  • Evolution and survival value
  • External stimulation
  • Foraging and ingestion
  • Genetics of behavior
  • Locomotion
  • Memory
  • Methodology
  • Motivation
  • Navigation
  • Neurophysiological correlates
  • Ontogeny
  • Parental-filial behavior
  • Rhythms
  • Selected drug studies
  • Sexual and reproductive behavior
  • Sleep
  • Theoretical models and overviews

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September 13, 2010


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