bookshelf


Here you can get a glimpse of my bookshelf. This is a selection of books that I find relevant, well written and useful in the fields of Social Behaviour and Cognition. The list might be a good starting point for students or anyone interested in Animal Behaviour. By clicking on the titles, you'll be directed to sites where you can browse in the books.


animal behaviour

2016

2013

2013

2012

2007



animal cognition

2016

2015

2009



evolution

2010

1976



cooperation

2012

 

2009

2009

1990

Bowles & Gintis: A cooperative species: human reciprocity and its evolution

de Waal: The age of empathy

Tomasello: Why we cooperate

Axelrod: The evolution of co-operation



rats

2001

1979

1963

Barnett: The story of rats: their impact on us, and our impact on them.

Calhoun: The ecology and sociology of the Norway rat

Barnett: The rat: a study in behaviour



primates

2012

2007

2002

1990

1982

Mitani, Call, Kappeler, Palombit & Silk: The evolution of primate societies

Cheney & Seyfarth: Baboon metaphysics: the evolution of a social mind

Sapolsky: A primate's memoir

Goodall: The chimpanzees of Gombe - patterns of behaviour

de Waal: Chimpanzee politics



welfare

2018

2010

 

2008

1995

Appleby, Olsson & Galindo: Animal welfare

Temple: Making animals happy: how to create the best life for pets and other animals

Bekoff: The emotional lives of animals

Singer: Animal liberation



Please have a look at other great book collections:

Reading list of the department of Zoology at the University of Cambridge.

Selection of recent popular science books.

Book recommendations by the department of Integrative Biology at the
Michigan State University.

Selection of popular science books about evolutionary biology.