ABOUT THIS BOOK
Dog Behavior: Modern Science and Our Canine Companions

£30.95

DOG BEHAVIOR: MODERN SCIENCE AND OUR CANINE COMPANIONS

PAPERBACK by Ha, Professor James C. (Research Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, University of Washington, USA); Campion, Tracy L. (Writer/Publisher, Pet Connection Magazine, Kirkland, WA, USA)

£30.95

ISBN
9780128164983
IMPRINT
ACADEMIC PRESS INC
EDITION
PUBLISHER
ELSEVIER SCIENCE PUBLISHING CO INC
FOR DELIVERY
ESTIMATED DELIVERY 29 APR - 6 MAY 2021
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
228 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
05 DEC 2018

DESCRIPTION

Dog Behavior: Modern Science and Our Canine Companions provides readers with a better understanding of canine science, including evolutionary concepts, ethograms, brain structures and development, sensory perspectives, the science of emotions, social structure, and the natural history of the species. The book also analyzes relationships between humans and dogs and how the latter has evolved. Readers will find this to be an ideal resource for researchers and students in animal behavior, specifically focusing on dog behavior and human-canine relationships. In addition, veterinarians seeking further information on dog behavior and the social temperament of these companion animals will find this book to be informative.

CONTENTS

1. A Brief History of Evolutionary Theory 2. The Outward and Inward World of the Animal 3. Brain Structure and Development - Understanding Capabilities and Limitations of Mammals and Dogs 4. Sensory Perception to Interpret Behavior 5. The Science of Emotions 6. How Concepts of Costs vs. Benefits Drives Decision-Making and the Evolution of Behavior 7. Costs and Benefits of Being Social - Temperament and Personality 8. Game Theory 9. Limited Resources of Social Structure 10. Species Natural History - Behavior Associated with Mating and Social Structure