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Adaptive Behavior

Animals, Animats, Software Agents, Robots, Adaptive Systems

Ikerbasque - University of the Basque Country, Spain
2013 Impact Factor: 1.151
2013 Ranking: 70/83 in Psychology, Experimental | 63/121 in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence | 22/93 in Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

Adaptive Behavior is a highly ranked, international peer reviewed journal that publishes original research and review articles on adaptive behavior in living organisms and autonomous artificial systems.

For over 17 years it has offered ethologists, psychologists, behavioral ecologists, computer scientists, neuroscientists and robotics researchers a forum for discussing new findings and comparing insights and approaches across disciplines. The journal explores mechanisms, organizational principles, and architectures that can be expressed in computational, physical, or mathematical models related to the both the functions and dysfunctions of adaptive behavior.

The journal publishes articles, reviews, short communications, target articles and commentaries addressing challenges in the cognitive and behavioral sciences and including topics such as perception and motor control, embodied cognition, learning and evolution, neural mechanisms, action selection and behavioral sequences, motivation and emotion, characterization of environments, decision making, collective and social behavior, navigation, foraging, communication and signalling.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

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Frequency: Bi-monthly eISSN: 1741-2633 ISSN: 1059-7123
Months of Distribution: February , April , June , August , October , December Current Volume: 23 Current Issue: 1
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