Bio ch 51 terms 4

Bio ch 51 terms 4 - the cost to the altruist. Imprinting In...

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Foraging The seeking and obtaining of food. game theory An approach to evaluating alternative strategies in situations where the outcome of a particular strategy depends on the strategies used by other individuals. Habituation A simple type of learning that involves a loss of responsiveness to stimuli that convey little or no new information. Hamilton’s rule The principle that for natural selection to favor an altruistic act, the benefit to the recipient, devalued by the coefficient of relatedness, must exceed
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Unformatted text preview: the cost to the altruist. Imprinting In animal behavior, the formation at a specific stage in life of a long-lasting behavioral response to a specific individual or object. (See also genomic imprinting.) inclusive fitness The total effect an individual has on proliferating its genes by producing its own offspring and by providing aid that enables other close relatives to increase the production of their offspring....
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course BIO V23.0012 taught by Professor Borowsky during the Spring '10 term at NYU.

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