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Cognitive Ecology
Language: en
Pages: 420
Authors: Reuven Dukas
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998-07-06 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Cognitive Ecology lays the foundations for a field of study that integrates theory and data from evolutionary ecology and cognitive science to investigate how animal interactions with natural habitats shape cognitive systems, and how constraints imposed on nervous systems limit or bias animal behavior. Using critical literature reviews and theoretical
Cognitive Ecology
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Morton P. Friedman, Edward C. Carterette
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-02-05 - Publisher: Elsevier

Cognitive Ecology identifies the richness of input to our sensory evaluations, from our cultural heritage and philosophies of aesthetics to perceptual cognition and judgment. Integrating the arts, humanities, and sciences, Cognitive Ecology investigates the relationship of perception and cognition to wider issues of how science is conducted, and how the
Cognitive Ecology II
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Reuven Dukas, John M. Ratcliffe
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Merging evolutionary ecology and cognitive science, cognitive ecology investigates how animal interactions with natural habitats shape cognitive systems, and how constraints on nervous systems limit or bias animal behavior. Research in cognitive ecology has expanded rapidly in the past decade, and this second volume builds on the foundations laid out
Cognitive Ecology of Pollination
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Lars Chittka, James D. Thomson
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-05-28 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Important breakthroughs have recently been made in our understanding of the cognitive and sensory abilities of pollinators: how pollinators perceive, memorise and react to floral signals and rewards; how they work flowers, move among inflorescences and transport pollen. These new findings have obvious implications for the evolution of floral display
The Cognitive Animal
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: Marc Bekoff, Colin Allen, Gordon M. Burghardt
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-06-21 - Publisher: MIT Press

The fifty-seven original essays in this book provide a comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of animal cognition. The contributors include cognitive ethologists, behavioral ecologists, experimental and developmental psychologists, behaviorists, philosophers, neuroscientists, computer scientists and modelers, field biologists, and others. The diversity of approaches is both philosophical and methodological, with