Accession Number : ADA136087

Title :   Report on ONR Conference on 'Dolphin Behavior and Cognition: Comparative and Ecological Aspects', Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute, San Diego, California, 92109, July 6-9, 1983.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Oct 82-31 Dec 83,

Corporate Author : HUBBS-SEA WORLD RESEARCH INST SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Buhr,R ; Evans,W E

PDF Url : ADA136087

Report Date : Nov 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : A four-day conference sponsored by ONR on dolphin behavior and cognition was held July 6-9 in San Diego, California. Thirty-four scientists representing the disciplines of neurophysiology, animal behavior, bioacoustics, sociobiology and cognitive etholgy participated. The objectives of the conference were to (1) survey thes current research on dolphin behavior, cognition and communication and (2) place the results of past and current research into a broader biological and psychological perspective. The conference was divided into 10 sections each with two target papers and two commentaries addressing the aforementioned objectives. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Dolphins(Mammals), *Symposia, Behavior, Cognition, Ecology, Psychology, California

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Biological Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE