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Journal of Ethology

Journal of Ethology

Chief Editor: Yukio Yasui

ISSN: 0289-0771 (print version)
ISSN: 1439-5444 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10164

Editor's Choice Award 2014

On behalf of the editors of the Journal of Ethology, I would like to congratulate the winners of the Editor’s Choice Award 2014 (1 article) and the Editor’s Choice 2014 (5 articles). On 2 November 2014, the winners (two of the three coauthors) accepted their awards with certificates at a special ceremony at the 33rd annual meeting of the Japan Ethological Society in Nagasaki, Japan.
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The winners of the Editor’s Choice Award 2014, Mr. Daisuke Hyodo (left) and Dr. Chihiro Himuro (right) with the Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Yukio Yasui (center), at the award ceremony at Nagasaki University on 2 November 2014. The 3rd winner, Dr. Kenji Fujisaki, was unable to attend the ceremony.
The Editor’s Choice Award and the Editor’s Choice are open to all articles published in the Journal of Ethology. Selected members of the editorial committee decide on the Editor’s Choice (6–10 articles) in the volume for the year, and the first place among them receives the special award. All winning articles are given open access through the courtesy of the Japan Ethological Society (valued at Euro 2,200 per article). Unrestricted online access allows high exposure and visibility for the articles.
I hope you will consider submitting your next paper to the Journal of Ethology. I look forward to receiving your valuable work.
Yukio Yasui

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    The Journal of Ethology features reviews and original papers relating to all aspects of animal behavior, including traditional ethology. Papers on field, laboratory, or theoretical studies are welcomed. In contrast to many other ethological journals that prefer studies testing explicit hypotheses, the Journal of Ethology is interested both in observational studies and in experimental studies. However, the authors of observational studies are always requested to provide background information about behaviors in their study and an appropriate context to establish the scientific importance of their observation, which in turn produces fascinating hypotheses to explain the behaviors.

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