Ch. 51 study guide - How do we discuss cognition in...

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STUDY GUIDE Campbell 7th and 8th editions BIO 311D CHINNERY CHAPTER 51 Important figures 7th edition: those on Blackboard; 51.18, 51.33, 51.34, 51.35, 51.37. Important figures 8th edition: those on Blackboard; 51.10, 51.11, 51.28 Important terms: innate behavior, learned behavior, proximate causation, ultimate causation, imprinting, associative learning, operant conditioning, spatial learning, cognition, Hamilton’s rule, relatedness, kin selection, altruism, “helping”, reciprocal altruism, parent-offspring conflict, sibling rivalry, infanticide. Knowledge goals: What are innate behavior, learned behavior, and imprinting? Be able to distinguish between proximate causation and ultimate causation. What kinds of learning have we discussed? How are they different?
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Unformatted text preview: How do we discuss cognition in different animal species? Be able to discuss different types of interactions and their costs and benefits to the actors and the recipients. How can altruism exist with Darwin’s definition of natural selection? What is relatedness and how does it relate to the above questions? Be able to state in words what Hamilton’s rule means. Discuss what “helping” is, and why it might be advantageous to the helper. What is reciprocal altruism? Come up with some examples of your own. What kinds of parent-offspring conflict are there? Discuss the ones we covered in class. What do these topics have to do with ecology? What do these topics have to do with the other topics we have covered in this class?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/06/2010 for the course BIOL 50755 taught by Professor Allgeier during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas-Tyler.

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