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Cover for Asking animals an introduction to animal behaviour testing.

This book will give an introduction to the use (and perhaps misuse) of behaviour tests applied to animals. Through illustrative examples from a variety of species, the aim is to inspire the animal experimenter to think about what a given behavioural test can be used for and how the results can be...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Learning capacity, memory and cognitive ability.

This chapter presents a number of possible testing paradigms for use in assessing learning, memory and cognitive ability in a wide range of animal species.

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Practical feline behaviour: understanding cat behaviour and improving welfare.

This book contains all the relevant information that a veterinary nurse or technician needs to understand and handle the behaviour and welfare of house cats, and to offer safe and practical advice to clients. This approachable and down-to-earth text describes the internal and external influences on ...

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Learning, training and behaviour.

This chapter takes a look at some of the different theories and methods to help train cats develop their learning ability and behaviour.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Developing veterinary clinical skills: the pedagogy.

This chapter highlights some of the important points that will aid in developing veterinary skills which includes: active learning; deliberate practice; curriculum integration; anxiety and learning; the veterinary skills centre; feedbacks; effectiveness of clinical skills centres; and aggregation...

Author(s)
May, S. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The modern outcome-based curriculum and the role of the clinical skills laboratory.

This chapter will explore the rationale for changing curricula to foster skills and competence development and how the solution of the clinical skills lab-based training has become the indispensable educational experience for students. This chapter will build on the pedagogical or learning theories ...

Author(s)
Silva-Fletcher, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mirror reflection or real image: does past mirror experience influence a dog's use of a mirror?

Author(s)
Fukuzawa, M.; Igarashi, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Association between puppy classes and adult behaviour of the dog.

Author(s)
González-Martínez, Á.; Martínez, M. F.; Suárez, M.; Santamarina, G.; Rosado, B.; Luño, I.; García-Belenguer, S.; Palacio, J.; Villegas, A.; Cruz, L. F. de la; Casalta, F. J. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Behaviour, learning and communication.

This chapter discusses the behaviour of rabbits, focusing on the four most common causes for aggressive behaviour such as pain from illness or injury, resource-related aggression, fear-related aggression, and redirected aggression. Effects of housing on the behaviour of rabbits are also discussed....

Author(s)
Buseth, M. E.; Saunders, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641904)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What influences behaviour.

In this chapter the factors that influence the behaviour of dogs were presented. Highlights focused on three categories namely nature (which includes the anatomical and physiological controls that determine and regulate normal behaviour and the pathological processes that may disturb it), nurture...

Author(s)
Hedges, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644301)
Type
Book chapter

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