Bio ch 51 terms 5

Bio ch 51 terms 5 - choice intrasexual selection A direct...

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innate behavior Animal behavior that is developmentally fixed and under strong genetic control. Innate behavior is exhibited in virtually the same form by all individuals in a population despite internal and external environmental differences during development and throughout their lifetimes. intersexual selection Selection whereby individuals of one sex (usually females) are choosy in selecting their mates from individuals of the other sex; also called mate
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Unformatted text preview: choice. intrasexual selection A direct competition among individuals of one sex (usually the males in vertebrates) for mates of the opposite sex. kin selection Natural selection that favors altruistic behavior by enhancing the reproductive success of relatives. Kinesis (kuh-ne´-sis) A change in activity or turning rate in response to a stimulus. Landmark A location indicator—a point of reference for orientation during navigation....
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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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