At the opposite end of the spectrum are books written from either the perspective of the behavioral ecologist
attempting to understand why birds build complex structures, or from the viewpoint of the physiologist trying to understand how nest structures augment the process of incubation.
Each scout reports back to the hive and, after several days of "debate," the thousands of bees come to a unanimous decision about where they'll live next, says Lars Chittka, a behavioral ecologist
and head of the bee research team at Queen Mary, University of London in Britain.
The idea that animals show off their good behavior and earn rewards from those who see it "has been floating around," says behavioral ecologist
Lee Alan Dugatkin of the University of Louisville in Kentucky.
In that case, Gonzales' suggestion that brain folding can evolve independently of brain size appears unlikely, remarks behavioral ecologist
Robert Barton of Durham University in England.
4) However, even very small decreases in exposure to POPs could have a beneficial impact during critical periods in fetal development, says Joanna Burger, a behavioral ecologist
at Rutgers University.
Further, each female is sexually receptive for only 5-6 hours of a single day each year, so my students and I can record all the males with whom she mates during that small window of opportunity," behavioral ecologist
John Hoogland, Professor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Appalachian Laboratory.
It is an important research tool in her role as a behavioral ecologist
and she believes the birds can teach us humans a thing or two about adapting to our environment, including how to better manage stress.
Martha Crump, a behavioral ecologist
at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, suggesting that the new paper would convince the last remaining skeptics.
Everyday Explorer" behavioral ecologist
Mike Heithaus, National Geographic photographer Annie Griffiths Belt, and Lindblad naturalists and underwater experts will accompany the group, along with a parent or guardian for each young team member.
But behavioral ecologist
Oona Lonnstedt says that she and her colleagues are the first to test the behavior experimentally.
Joshua Plotnik, a behavioral ecologist
at Mahidol University in Kanchanaburi, Thailand and primatologist Frans de Waal, director of Emory University's Living Links Center did a thorough study to check exactly what these animals believe in and relate to during their times of hardship.
It wasn't too surprising that the sparrows preferred them," said Duke behavioral ecologist
Susan Peters, lead author of the study.