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Book Review: Ethology. The Mechanisms and Evolution of Behavior. By James L. Gould

Horridge, George Adrian


Over the past hundred years or so, the field behaviour of numerous fascinating and specialized animals has been studied in progressively greater detail. James Gould is a well-practised master at describing the most interesting examples of this cornucopia. His book outlines the development of the subject Ethology, which is the scientific analysis of behaviour. He gives a nod towards nerve impulses, neural mechanisms, sense organs and processing at synapses, then he plunges into the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1984
Type: Journal article
Source: Quarterly Journal of Experimental Physiology
DOI: 10.1113/expphysiol.1984.sp002851


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