1. Books 7 items
    1. CORE TEXTBOOK: I recommend purchasing a copy of either the 11th edition, the 11th edition Ebook, or the 10th edition. They are all marked "purchase required" but you only need access to one of these 4 items
      1. Animal behavior (PAPERBACK) - John Alcock, Dustin R. Rubenstein 2019

        Book Core (purchase required) This is the new 11th edition. It mostly covers the same material but is organised a bit differently to the 10th edition. If you order direct from OUP (https://global.oup.com/academic/product/animal-behavior-9781605358949?q=animal%20behavior&lang=en&cc=gb), you can save 25% on the textbook using the code WEBXSTU80

      2. Animal behavior (EBOOK) - John Alcock, Dustin R. Rubenstein 2019

        Book Core (purchase required) This is the new 11th edition. It mostly covers the same material but is organised a bit differently to the 10th edition. Unfortunately the library are not able to make this ebook available, but it can be purchased via the link. Useful if you'd prefer an Ebook.

      3. Animal behavior: an evolutionary approach - John Alcock c2013

        Book Core (purchase required) The 10th edition covers the same material as the new 11th edition. But is organised slightly differently. You may find cheap used copies online (e.g. Abebooks, Amazon, Ebay etc)

      4. Animal behavior: an evolutionary approach - John Alcock c2009

        Book Other reading This is the 9th edition - there are copies in the library that you may find useful if you're having trouble accessing the 10th or 11th editions. You may find cheap used copies online (e.g. Abebooks, Amazon, Ebay etc)

    2. OTHER BOOKS FOR REFERENCE 3 items
      1. Measuring behaviour: an introductory guide - Paul R. Martin, P. P. G. Bateson 2007

        Book Recommended reading

      2. Sex, Evolution, and Behavior - Martin Daly, Margo Wilson 1983

        Book Recommended reading

      3. Foundations of animal behavior: classic papers with commentaries - Lynne D. Houck, Lee C. Drickamer, Animal Behavior Society 1996

        Book Other reading This is a useful reference source in the library - giving you access to some classic papers that might otherwise be hard to find.

  2. JOURNAL ARTICLES (by topic) 28 items
    You are not expected to necessarily read all of these journal articles but some may be particularly relevant to essays you are writing.
    1. Proximate vs Ultimate Causation 1 item
    2. Sexual Selection (General) 4 items
      1. Sexual selection - Malte Andersson, Yoh Iwasa 1996-2

        Article 

      2. Darwinian sex roles confirmed across the animal kingdom - T. Janicke, I. K. Ha derer, M. J. Lajeunesse, N. Anthes 12/02/2016

        Article 

    3. Intrasexual Selection/Competition 2 items
      1. Sex, evolution, and behavior

        Chapter  read chapter 5 pp77-111 Sexual selection: Competition for mates

    4. Mate Choice 5 items
      1. Sexual selection and mate choice - Malte Andersson, Leigh W. Simmons 2006-6

        Article 

      2. Mate choice and sexual selection: What have we learned since Darwin? - A. G. Jones, N. L. Ratterman 16/06/2009

        Article  The first part of this paper "The Mechanisms of Sexual Selection and the First Major Triumph" will be helpful for you (Pages 10001 to 10005). However, the second part "The Intensity of Sexual Selection and the Second Triumph" from pages 10005 to 10007) is beyond the scope of this module.

      3. Mate Choice - Ulrika Candolin, Bob Wong

        Chapter 

      4. Female Choice Response to Artificial Selection on an Exaggerated Male Trait in a Stalk-Eyed Fly - Gerald S. Wilkinson and Paul R. Reillo 1994

        Article Other reading Not essential reading - but some of you were asking questions about this particular study.

    5. Postcopulatory Sexual Selection 8 items
      1. Sperm competition - Stuart Wigby, Tracey Chapman 2004-2

        Article 

      2. Evolution of sex: Postcopulatory sexual selection - Timothy R. Birkhead, Tommaso Pizzari 2002-4-1

        Article 

      3. Sexual Conflict and Sperm Competition - Dominic A. Edward, Paula Stockley, David J. Hosken 04/2015

        Article 

      4. Prudent Sperm Allocation 4 items
        1. Sperm competition, male prudence and sperm-limited females - Nina Wedell, Matthew J. G. Gage, Geoffrey A. Parker 2002-7

          Article 

    6. Foraging 1 item
    7. Avoiding Predation 1 item
      1. Motion camouflage induced by zebra stripes - Martin J. How, Johannes M. Zanker 06/2014

        Article 

    8. Infanticide 4 items
      1. Why leopards commit infanticide - Guy A. Balme, Luke T.B. Hunter 10/2013

        Article 

    9. Genetic vs Environmental Contributions 2 items
      1. Polyphenism in Insects - Stephen J. Simpson, Gregory A. Sword, Nathan Lo 09/2011

        Article 

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