- Coordinated breathing in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) as cooperation: integrating proximate and ultimate explanationsAmir Perelberg
Department of Psychology, University of Haifa, Isreal
J Comp Psychol 122:109-20. 2008..g., when there is a time lag between cooperative acts and material outcomes). Affective states can then be adaptive by strengthening social relationships that lead to eventual gains in fitness...
- Bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) prefer to cooperate when petted: Integrating proximate and ultimate explanations IIAmir Perelberg
Department of Psychology, University of Haifa, Israel
J Comp Psychol 123:45-55. 2009..The latter can provide reinforcement when immediate material gains are reduced, delayed, or absent. Over a lifetime, this proximate mechanism can lead to cooperative relationships whose long-term ultimate consequences can be adaptive...
- Effects of artificial reefs on fish grazing in their vicinity: evidence from algae presentation experimentsShai Einbinder
The Inter University Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat, P O Box 469, Eilat 88103, Israel
Mar Environ Res 61:110-9. 2006..Therefore, while planning deployment of such artificial reefs it is necessary to consider their overall influence on their natural surroundings, in order to maintain the natural community trophic dynamics...
- Why cooperate? An economic perspective is not enoughRichard Schuster
Department of Psychology, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
Behav Processes 66:261-77. 2004..The impact of cooperative relationships on fitness may therefore not occur immediately but in the future, and perhaps in another context, when they influence outcomes that have a significant impact on survival and reproduction...