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Avian Personality

Kees Van Oers and Naguib Marc

in Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

Birds are key model organisms that helped behavioral biologists address a wide range of ecological and evolutionary questions. This chapter provides a historical overview of, and recent advances in, ... More


Development of Spatial Memory and the Hippocampus under Nutritional Stress: Adaptive Priorities or Developmental Constraints in Brain Development?

Vladimir V. Pravosudov (ed.)

in Cognitive Ecology II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226169354
eISBN:
9780226169378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169378.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter explains the effects of nutritional stress during development, with a focus on the hippocampus and spatial memory. Research work done on spatial memory in birds has provided a clear link ... More


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