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Habitats

Hans Kruuk

in Otters: Ecology, behaviour and conservation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198565871
eISBN:
9780191728228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565871.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

This chapter describes terrestrial and underwater habitats for different otter species. Results of surveys of terrestrial habitat selection based on distribution of faeces (‘spraints’) should be ... More


The Argument From Perceptual Variation

JONATHAN COHEN

in The Red and the Real: An Essay on Color Ontology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199556168
eISBN:
9780191701672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556168.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

An argument for color relationalism based on the phenomenon of perceptual variation, which the author considers as the core argument for relationalism is presented in this chapter. Several different ... More


Comparative Perspectives on Human Innovation

Kevin N. Laland and Simon M. Reader

in Innovation in Cultural Systems: Contributions from Evolutionary Anthropology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013338
eISBN:
9780262259101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013338.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses recent research on animal innovation. Some methods and findings of experimental studies of animal innovation are analyzed. It specifically describes innovation in captive ... More


When Emergents Just Don't Emerge

Duane M. Rumbaugh and David A. Washburn

in Intelligence of Apes and Other Rational Beings

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300099836
eISBN:
9780300129359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300099836.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter discusses the difference between the cognitive abilities of chimpanzees and monkeys. It examines what is learned by what monkeys apparently cannot do. The chapter explores two topics: ... More


Concluding Speculations

Mari Riess Jones

in Time Will Tell: A Theory of Dynamic Attending

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190618216
eISBN:
9780190618230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190618216.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

This final chapter is speculative. It addresses the entrainment assumptions of universality and resonance by reviewing the natural environments of a range of different species, from crickets to ... More


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