BILD 3 Lecture 15 Handout

BILD 3 Lecture 15 Handout - What is operant conditioning...

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BILD 3 Lecture 15 Handout What are the two different types of causes for behavior? 1) 2) What triggers a fixed action pattern? What is the stimulus for attack behavior in the male stickleback fish? What are the two different causes for this behavior? Stimulus: ______________cause: ______________cause: What is imprinting? What are the two causes for this behavior? Behavior that is developmentally fixed and under strong genetic influence is called what? A _____________ is a behavior that causes a change in another animal’s behavior. The reception and response to this is called ____________________.
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Unformatted text preview: What is operant conditioning? Describe the optimal foraging theory. What do mule deer populations try to minimize while maximizing foraging? What is sexual dimorphism? What is Bateman’s principle? What is the good gene hypothesis? What is runaway sexual selection? What is the difference between polygyny and polyandry? What is altruism? Give an example. What is Hamilton’s rule? What are the three key variables in an altruistic act? 1) 2) 3) What is reciprocal altruism?...
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