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Social Learning in Animals: The Roots of Culture
By Bennett G. Galef, Jr. (editor) and Cecilia M. Heyes (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Academic Pr
Publication date May 16, 1996
Pages 411
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780122739651
ISBN-10 0122739655
Dimensions 1 by 6 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1.40 lbs.
Original list price $139.00
Other format details sci/tech
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: The increasing realization among behaviorists and psychologists is that many animals learn by observation as members of social systems. Such settings contribute to the formation of culture. This book combines the knowledge of two groups of scientists with different backgrounds to establish a working consensus for future research. The book is divided into two major sections, with contributions by a well-known, international, and interdisciplinary team which integrates these growing areas of inquiry.

Key Features
* Integrates the broad range of scientific approaches being used in the studies of social learning and imitation, and society and culture
* Provides an introduction to this field of study as well as a starting point for the more experienced researcher
* Chapters are succinct reviews of innovative discoveries and progress made during the past decade
* Includes statements of varied theoretical perspectives on controversial topics
* Authoritative contributions by an international team of leading researchers

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9780122739651 | details & prices | 411 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $139.00
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