Bio ch 51 terms 3

Bio ch 51 terms 3 - individuals in a population Ecology The...

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Communication In animal behavior, a process involving transmission of, reception of, and response to signals. The term is also used in connection with other organisms, as well as individual cells of multicellular organisms. cross-fostering study A behavioral study in which the young of one species are placed in the care of adults from another species. Culture A system of information transfer through social learning or teaching that influences the behavior of
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Unformatted text preview: individuals in a population. Ecology The study of how organisms interact with each other and their environment. Ethology The scientific study of how animals behave, particularly in their natural environments. fixed action pattern In animal behavior, a sequence of unlearned acts that is essentially unchangeable and, once initiated, usually carried to completion....
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