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Unformatted text preview: b. Habituation c. Spatial learning d. Cognitive map e. Associative learning f. Classical conditioning g. Operant conditioning 8. Describe the classic experiment done by Tinbergen dealing with wasps. Why was this experiment considered important? 9. Specifically, describe what cognitive ethology studies. 10. The statement can be made that there are risks and benefits to everything. How does this relate to the optimal foraging theory? 11. What is generally the most important factor in the evolution of mating systems and why does this make sense? 12. Define the following terms: a. Altruism b. Inclusive fitness c. Coefficient of relatedness d. Kin selection 13. Is reciprocal altruism common in animals? Why or why not? 14. What is the relationship between social learning and culture?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/25/2010 for the course BIO 56342 taught by Professor Jims during the Spring '10 term at Bucks New University.
- Spring '10