Animal Behavior

Behavior Basics

What is sociobiology?

Sociobiology—considered by some as a subdiscipline of behavioral ecology (see below for more about behavioral ecology)—is the study of the social organization of a species. Sociobiology attempts to develop rules that explain the evolution of certain social systems.


This is a web preview of the "The Handy Biology Answer Book" app. Many features only work on your mobile device. If you like what you see, we hope you will consider buying. Get the App