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Animal behaviour

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    Chapter 1 Visual communication: evolution, ecology, and functional mechanisms
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    Chapter 2 Vocal communication in social groups
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    Chapter 3 Kin recognition: an overview of conceptual issues, mechanisms and evolutionary theory
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    Chapter 4 Honeybee cognition
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    Chapter 5 Animal Behaviour: Evolution and Mechanisms
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    Chapter 6 Conflict and conflict resolution in social insects
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    Chapter 7 Social insects, major evolutionary transitions and multilevel selection
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    Chapter 8 Cooperation between unrelated individuals – a game theoretic approach
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    Chapter 9 Group decision-making in animal societies
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    Chapter 10 Parental care: adjustments to conflict and cooperation
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    Chapter 11 The quantitative study of sexual and natural selection in the wild and in the laboratory
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    Chapter 12 Mate choice and reproductive conflict in simultaneous hermaphrodites
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    Chapter 13 Extra-pair behaviour
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    Chapter 14 Extreme polyandry in social Hymenoptera: evolutionary causes and consequences for colony organisation
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    Chapter 15 Monogynous mating strategies in spiders
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    Chapter 16 Mating systems, social behaviour and hormones
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    Chapter 17 The social modulation of behavioural development
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    Chapter 18 Alternative reproductive tactics and life history phenotypes
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    Chapter 19 Animal personality and behavioural syndromes
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    Chapter 20 Social learning and culture in animals
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    Chapter 21 Levels and mechanisms of behavioural variability
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Chapter title
Mating systems, social behaviour and hormones
Chapter number 16
Book title
Animal Behaviour: Evolution and Mechanisms
Published by
Springer Berlin Heidelberg, January 2010
DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-02624-9_16
Book ISBNs
978-3-64-202623-2, 978-3-64-202624-9

Wolfgang Goymann, Heribert Hofer


Peter Kappeler

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 39 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 3%
Brazil 1 3%
Unknown 37 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 9 23%
Student > Bachelor 9 23%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 13%
Researcher 5 13%
Student > Master 3 8%
Other 5 13%
Unknown 3 8%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 26 67%
Social Sciences 3 8%
Psychology 2 5%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 1 3%
Medicine and Dentistry 1 3%
Other 1 3%
Unknown 5 13%