Biololy1122 - 11/22/2006 10:12:00 AM (Science of)...

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22/11/2006 13:12:00 (Science of) Phenology: the study of timing and trophic matching if you have a trophic mismatch,  Behavioral Ecology Behavior o What an animal does and how it does it o Includes muscular and non muscular activity o Learning Ethology scientific study of animal behavior, particulary in natural  environments CONCEPT 51.1 Scientific questions about behavior can be divided into two classes: o Those that focus on the immediate stimulus and mechanism for the  behavior o Those that explore how the behavior contributes to survival and  reproduction Proximate and Ultimate questions Proximate (HOW) ?’s focus on: o Environmental stimuli that trigger a behavior o Genetic, physiological and anatomical mechanisms underlying  behavior Ultimate (WHY) questions focus on evolutionary significance of a behavior CONCEPT 51.2 Biologists study how genes and environment influence development of 
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2008 for the course BISC 120Lg taught by Professor 11:00-01:50pm during the Fall '06 term at USC.

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