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Journal of Ethology

Journal of Ethology

Chief Editor: Kensuke Nakata

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

Journal no. 10164

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Chief Editor

Kensuke Nakata, Kyoto

Associate Editors

Jun Abe, Yokohama
Tomonari Akamatsu, Kamisu
Satoshi Awata, Sado
Go Fujita, Tokyo
Maki Ikebuchi, Wako
Takefumi Kikusui, Sagamihara
Tsunenori Koga, Wakayama
Nobuyuki Kutsukake, Hayama
Zenobia Lewis, Liverpool
Kenji Matsuura, Kyoto
Akira Mori, Kyoto
Hisashi Nagata, Niigata
Ryo Oda, Nagoya
Daniel Rubenstein, Princeton
Atsushi Sogabe, Hirosaki
Fugo Takasu, Nara
Takeshi Takegaki, Nagasaki
Keita Tanaka, Tokyo
Haruki Tatsuta, Nishihara

Editorial Board

Burney Le Boeuf, Santa Cruz
Anders Brodin, Lund
Jae C. Choe, Seoul
Martin Daly, Hamilton
J.Emmett Duffy, Gloucester Point
Mark A. Elgar, Melbourne
John A. Endler, Exeter
Jonathan P. Evans, Perth
Michael H. Ferkin, Memphis
Raghavendra Gadagkar, Bangalore
Francisco Garcia-Gonzalez, Seville
Dennis Hasselquist, Lund
Rowan E. Hooper, London
David J. Hosken, Exeter
Kenji Karino, Koganei
Sachiko Koyama, Bloomington
Shin-ichi Kudo, Naruto
Akiko Matsumoto, Nishihara
Csaba Moskát, Budapest
Tsuneo Sekijima, Niigata
Leigh W.Simmons, Perth
Michael T. Siva-Jothy, Sheffield
Yoshitaka Tsubaki, Otsu
Kazuki Tsuji, Nishihara
Frans B. M. de Waal, Atlanta
Christer Wiklund, Stockholm
Shinji Yabuta, Uenohara
Yukio Yasui, Kagawa

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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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