Animal traditions : behavioural inheritance in evolution [E-Book] / Eytan Avital and Eva Jablonka.
Avital, Eytan, (author)
Jablonka, Eva, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000
1 online resource (xii, 432 pages)
englisch
9780511542251
9780521662734
9780521022118
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Table of 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.