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Personality and cognitive variation in a wild population of the great tit (Parus major)

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The evolutionary processes that shape individual variation in continuous behavioural traits remain poorly understood. While the emerging discipline of animal personality is providing increasing evidence that consistent individual differences in behaviour have significant fitness consequences, cognitive traits are yet to be explored in the same manner. My general objective in this thesis was twofold. First, I aimed to examine the ecological significance and fitness consequences of the cogni...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Research group:
Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology
Oxford college:
Wadham College
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
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Supervisor
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Name:
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Funding agency for:
Cole, E
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2015-06-09

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