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Animal behaviour books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Animal behaviour category. Presented with a red border are the Animal behaviour books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Behavioural Neuroscience by Sean Commins Behavioural Neuroscience

A visually engaging explanation of the neural process underlying various behaviours in species ranging from the simplest organisms to humans.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/04/2018

Behavioural Neuroscience by Sean Commins Behavioural Neuroscience

A visually engaging explanation of the neural process underlying various behaviours in species ranging from the simplest organisms to humans.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/04/2018

Animal Personality The Science Behind Individual Variation by Jill R.D. MacKay Animal Personality The Science Behind Individual Variation

Animal Personality introduces the fundamentals of personality science and research, describing the history of behavioural testing, and then drills into scientific measurement, recording and statistical analysis of individual personalities in animals.
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/04/2018

The Wisdom of Wolves by Jamie Dutcher The Wisdom of Wolves

From the world-famous couple who lived alongside a wolf pack, this book of inspiration will fascinate animal and nature lovers.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/04/2018

Escaping From Predators An Integrative View of Escape Decisions by Jr, William E. (Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis) Cooper Escaping From Predators An Integrative View of Escape Decisions
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Bringing together theory and reality of prey escape from predators, this book benchmarks new and current thinking in escape ecology.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/03/2018

Animal Nature and Human Nature by W.H. Thorpe Animal Nature and Human Nature

Our views on human nature are fundamental to the whole development, indeed the whole future, of human society. Originally published in 1974, Professor Thorpe believed that this was one of the most important and significant topics to which a biologist...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

Animal and Human Conduct by William E. Ritter Animal and Human Conduct

Originally published in 1928, this title looks at the link between animal and human conduct. It had long been recognized on the basis of their activities that many animals possess minds, and that these are similar in a considerable number...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

The Behavioral Significance of Color by Jr., Edward H. Burtt The Behavioral Significance of Color
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Prior to publication the study of animal coloration was plagued by fanciful speculations, post hoc explanations and untestable hypotheses. This title, originally published in 1979, draws together widely scattered research into the coloration of animals; formulates predictive hypotheses to account...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

Coming Soon

Canine aggression Rehabilitating an aggressive dog with kindness and compassion by Tracey McLennan Canine aggression Rehabilitating an aggressive dog with kindness and compassion

The inspirational story of Calgacus, a dog-to-dog aggressive Bull Mastiff, and a first-time dog owner. Learning how to understand Calgacus and encouraging him to direct his own learning alongside clicker training, TTouch, trick training, and lots of fun, allowed him...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/04/2018

Wild Moms - Motherhood in the Animal Kingdom by Dr. Carin Bondar Wild Moms - Motherhood in the Animal Kingdom


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2018

Secrets of the Snout The Dog's Incredible Nose by Frank Rosell Secrets of the Snout The Dog's Incredible Nose

In Secrets of the Snout, Frank Rosell blends storytelling and science as he sniffs out the myriad ways in which dogs have been trained to employ their incredible olfactory skills, from sussing out cancer and narcotics to locating endangered and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/05/2018

Neural Network Models of Conditioning and Action by Michael L. (Harvard Medical School) Commons Neural Network Models of Conditioning and Action

Originally published in 1991, this title was the result of a symposium held at Harvard University. It presents some of the exciting interdisciplinary developments of the time that clarify how animals and people learn to behave adaptively in a rapidly...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2018

Field and Laboratory Methods in Animal Cognition A Comparative Guide by Nereida Bueno-Guerra Field and Laboratory Methods in Animal Cognition A Comparative Guide

Leading researchers present current methodological approaches and future directions for a less anthropocentric study of animal cognition.
Format: Hardback - Released: 00/07/2018

Field and Laboratory Methods in Animal Cognition A Comparative Guide by Nereida Bueno-Guerra Field and Laboratory Methods in Animal Cognition A Comparative Guide

Leading researchers present current methodological approaches and future directions for a less anthropocentric study of animal cognition.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/07/2018

Animal Communication Theory Information and Influence by Ulrich E. (University of Aberdeen) Stegmann Animal Communication Theory Information and Influence

An exploration of key concepts in the study of animal communication, covering case studies as well as more theoretical issues.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/07/2018

Practical Feline Behavi Understanding Cat Behaviour and Improving Welfare by Trudi (Clinical Animal Behaviourist, UK) Atkinson Practical Feline Behavi Understanding Cat Behaviour and Improving Welfare
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This approachable and down to earth text describes the internal and external influences on feline behaviour. It provides practical advice on how the welfare of cats in our care may be protected and how behaviour problems should be addressed as...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2018

Other books in this genre

Cognitive Processes in Animal Behavior by Stewart H. (John Hopkins University) Hulse Cognitive Processes in Animal Behavior

Originally published in 1978, this book is a collection of chapters based on the papers read at a conference in 1976 at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The title starts with an introductory essay in which a metatheoretical and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

Psychology Library Editions: Comparative Psychology by Various Psychology Library Editions: Comparative Psychology

Psychology Library Editions: Comparative Psychology (16 Volume set) brings together a number of titles which explore animal behaviour and learning, some in isolation but mostly comparing it with human behaviour. Research in this area looks at many different issues, using...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

Animal Psychology Its Nature and its Problems by J.A. Bierens de Haan Animal Psychology Its Nature and its Problems

Originally published in 1948, the author follows the idea that the instincts are the spring and basis of all animal behaviour (with the exception perhaps of play), and therewith the core of the animal's mind, and that individual experience, gathered...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/02/2018

Infanticide by Males and its Implications by Carel P. Van Schaik Infanticide by Males and its Implications

Analysis of impact of infanticide on social organization and reproductive behavior in primates including humans.
Format: Paperback - Released: 00/01/2018

The Study of Behavior Organization, Methods, and Principles by Jerry A. (University of Toronto) Hogan The Study of Behavior Organization, Methods, and Principles

This book provides a unique framework for understanding diverse issues across behavior studies, facilitating collaboration between sub-disciplines.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

The Social Insects Their Origin and Evolution by William Morton Wheeler The Social Insects Their Origin and Evolution

Originally published in 1928, this volume, by a world authority on the subject, sums up our knowledge of the social insects. It inquires what are the social insects and what it is that makes us call them `social'. Terebrantia, aculeata,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Mental Health and Illness in the City by Povl Munk-Jorgensen Mental Health and Illness in the City

This book highlights a broad range of issues on mental health and illness in large cities. It presents the epidemiology of mental disorders in cities, cultural issues of urban mental health care, and community care in large cities and urban...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/09/2017

Personality in Nonhuman Animals by Jennifer Vonk Personality in Nonhuman Animals

This stimulating and comprehensive collection brings together multiple perspectives on the topic of personality in nonhuman animals-linking historical perspectives, theoretical approaches, methods, and cutting-edge discoveries. Experts from various fields describe their findings on species ranging from dogs, cats, chimpanzees, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/08/2017

Animal Behavior Concepts, Methods, and Applications by Shawn E. (Senior Associate Director for the Teaching Center, Washington University in St. Louis) Nordell, Thomas (Profe Valone Animal Behavior Concepts, Methods, and Applications
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Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Comparative Psychology Evolution and Development of Animal Behavior by Mauricio R. Papini Comparative Psychology Evolution and Development of Animal Behavior


Format: Paperback - Released: 08/06/2017

Animal Vocal Communication Assessment and Management Roles by Eugene S. (Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC) Morton Animal Vocal Communication Assessment and Management Roles
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This volume presents a new approach to conceptualizing animal vocal communication, with an emphasis on how receivers' responses influence signalling.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017

Advances in the Study of Behavior by Marc Naguib Advances in the Study of Behavior

Advances in the Study of Behavior, Volume 49 provides users with the latest insights in this ever-evolving field. Users will find new information on a variety of species, including social behaviors in reptiles, the behavioral evidence of felt emotions, a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017

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