New PDF release: The Biology of Traditions: Models and Evidence

By Dorothy M. Fragaszy,Susan Perry

Socially maintained behavioural traditions in non-human species carry nice curiosity for biologists, anthropologists and psychologists. This ebook treats traditions in non-human species as organic phenomena which are amenable to the comparative tools of inquiry utilized in modern biology. Chapters within the first part outline behavioural traditions, and point out how they could come up in non-human species, how common they're, how they are famous and the way we will be able to research them. the second one half summarizes state-of-the-art examine programmes looking to determine traditions in different taxa in contributions from prime researchers during this region. The e-book ends with a comparability and review of the choice theoretical formulations and their purposes provided within the booklet, and lays out ideas for destiny learn construction at the so much promising facts and features of considering. The Biology of Traditions may be crucial studying for college kids and researchers within the fields of anthropology, biology and psychology.

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