Advances in the Study of Behavior was initiated over 40 years ago to serve the increasing number of scientists engaged in the study of animal behavior. That number is still expanding. This volume makes ather important contribution to the development of the field by presenting theoretical ideas and research to those studying animal behavior and to their colleagues in neighboring fields. Advances in the Study of Behavior is w available online at ScienceDirect - full-text online from volume 30 onward.
Dr. H. Jane Brockmann is professor of zoology at the University of Florida, Gainesville. Her research interests include ethology, behavioral ecology; the evolution and economics of behavior; nesting and mating behavior of horseshoe crabs and solitary wasps; and alternative strategies, conflict evolution of social behavior and sex ratios. Professor Tim Roper has a Personal Chair in Animal Behaviour at the University of Sussex. He has been Secretary of the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour, a Council Member of the International Society for Behavioural Ecology and both European Editor and Executive Editor of Animal Behaviour. His research interest is in the behavioral ecology of social mammals, especially badgers.