By Dorothy M. Fragaszy, Susan Perry
Socially maintained behavioural traditions in non-human species carry nice curiosity for biologists, anthropologists and psychologists. This e-book 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 study programmes trying to determine traditions in different taxa in contributions from major researchers during this sector. The publication ends with a comparability and overview of the choice theoretical formulations and their purposes awarded within the e-book, and lays out innovations for destiny study development at the such a lot promising proof 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.