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BIO 20 BEHAV 1 POPULATIONS: BEHAVIOR 1. INTRODUCTION behavior - an adaptation (like anat or physio) - also evolved thru natural selection - feeding, space, mating, movement evolution - behavior that is partially genetic will spread thru the population anthropomorphism - hard to prove - attribute human emotion, intellect, motivation, morality to animals 2. ETHOLOGY behaviorism - animal psychology in lab ethology - animal psychology in nat’l envi FAP - fixed action pattern - one specific reflexive behavior releaser - stimulus that triggers FAP sign stimulus - most significant aspect of releaser super normal stimulus - exaggerate stimulus to incr FAP drive - inner motivation for FAP innate releasing mechanism - nerve circuitry that produces FAP 3. MOVEMENTS kinesis - non-directed movement taxis - directed movement - negative or positive - types - photo, geo, chemo, hydro - thigmo (touch), ameno (wind)
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BIO 20 BEHAV 2 navigation - follow specific course - seek food & home, also for migration
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