Richard Dawkins,David P. Hughes,Jacques Brodeur,Frédéric's Host Manipulation by Parasites PDF

By Richard Dawkins,David P. Hughes,Jacques Brodeur,Frédéric Thomas

Parasites that control the behaviour in their hosts symbolize notable examples of model by way of traditional choice. This box of research is now relocating past its descriptive section and into extra intriguing parts the place the procedures and styles of such dramatic variations should be higher understood. This cutting edge textual content presents an updated, authoritative, and hard evaluation of host manipulation by way of parasites that assesses the present nation of advancements in the
field and lays out a framework for destiny study. It additionally promotes a better integration of behavioral ecology with experiences of host manipulation (behavioral ecology has tended to pay attention commonly on behaviour expressed by way of loose residing organisms and is way much less interested in the position of parasites in
shaping behaviour). to assist accomplish that, the editors undertake a singular technique of getting a well-liked specialist on behavioral ecology (but who doesn't paintings without delay on parasites) to supply an afterword to every chapter.

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