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Title Animal innovation / edited by Simon M. Reader and Kevin N. Laland.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.

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 MUSKINGUM STACKS  QL751 .A55 2003    AVAILABLE  
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Subject Animal behavior.
Behavior evolution.
Learning in animals.
Psychology, Comparative.
Behavior, Animal.
Learning.
Psychology, Comparative.
Alt Name Reader, Simon M.
Laland, Kevin N.
Description x, 344 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Definitions and key questions -- 1. Animal innovation: an introduction / Simon M. Reader and Kevin N. Laland -- Comparative and evolutionary analyses of innovation -- 2. Positive and negative correlates of feeding innovations in birds: evidence for limited modularity / Louis Lefebvre and Johan J. Bolhuis -- 3. Behavioural innovation: a neglected issue in the ecological and evolutionary literature? / Daniel Sol -- 4. Environmental variability and primate behavioural flexibility / Simon M. Reader and Katharine MacDonald -- 5. Is innovation in bird song adaptive? / Peter J. B. Slater and Robert F. Lachlan -- 6. Social learning: promoter or inhibitor of innovation? / Bennett G. Galef, Jr. -- Patterns and causes of animal innovation -- 7. Experimental studies of innovation in the guppy / Kevin N. Laland and Yfke van Bergen -- 8. The role of neophobia and neophilia in the development of innovative behaviour of birds / Russell Greenberg -- 9. Characteristics and propensities of marmosets and tamarins: implications for studies of innovation / Hilary O. Box -- Innovation, intelligence, and cognition -- 10. Conditions of innovative behaviour in primates / Hans Kummer and Jane Goodall -- 11. Novelty in deceit / Richard W. Byrne -- 12. Innovation as a behavioural response to environmental challenges: a cost and benefit approach / Phyllis C. Lee -- 13. Innovation and creativity in forest-living rehabilitant orang-utans / Anne E. Russon -- Human innovation -- 14. Human creativity: two Darwinian analyses / Dean Keith Simonton -- Discussion -- 15. To innovate or not to innovate? That is the question / Marc D. Hauser.
ISBN 0198526210 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0198526229 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC # 52193535
Table of Contents
 Contributors 
1Animal innovation: an introduction / Simon M. Reader, Kevin N. Laland3
2Positive and negative correlates of feeding innovations in birds: evidence for limited modularity / Louis Lefebvre, Johan J. Bolhuis39
3Behavioural innovation: a neglected issue in the ecological and evolutionary literature? / Daniel Sol63
4Environmental variability and primate behavioural flexibility / Simon M. Reader, Katharine MacDonald83
5Is innovation in bird song adaptive? / Peter J. B. Slater, Robert F. Lachlan117
6Social learning: promoter or inhibitor of innovation? / Bennett G. Galef, Jr.137
7Experimental studies of innovation in the guppy / Kevin N. Laland, Yfke van Bergen155
8The role of neophobia and neophilia in the development of innovative behaviour of birds / Russell Greenberg175
9Characteristics and propensities of marmosets and tamarins: implications for studies of innovation / Hilary O. Box197
10Conditions of innovative behaviour in primates / Hans Kummer, Jane Goodall223
11Novelty in deceit / Richard W. Byrne237
12Innovation as a behavioural response to environmental challenges: a cost and benefit approach / Phyllis C. Lee261
13Innovation and creativity in forest-living rehabilitant orang-utans / Anne E. Russon279
14Human creativity: two Darwinian analyses / Dean Keith Simonton309
15To innovate or not to innovate? That is the question / Marc D. Hauser329
 Index339


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