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By Peter J.B. Slater, Jay S. Rosenblatt, Charles T. Snowdon, Timothy J. Roper

The purpose of Advances within the examine of habit is still because it has been because the sequence all started: to serve the expanding variety of scientists who're engaged within the learn of animal habit by way of proposing their theoretical principles and learn to their colleagues and to these in neighboring fields. we are hoping that the sequence will proceed its "contribution to the advance of the field", as its meant function used to be phrased within the Preface to the 1st quantity in 1965. due to the fact that that point, conventional parts of animal habit have completed new energy through the hyperlinks they've got shaped with comparable fields and by way of the nearer dating that now exists among these learning animal and human topics. Advances within the research of habit, quantity 31 keeps to serve scientists throughout a large spectrum of disciplines. concentrating on new theories and learn advancements with appreciate to behavioral ecology, evolutionary biology, and comparative psychology, those volumes foster cooperation and communications in those dense fields.

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