Unformatted text preview: animal’s development when learning of particular behaviors can take place; also called a critical period. sign stimulus An external sensory cue that triggers a fixed action pattern by an animal. Signal In animal behavior, transmission of a stimulus from one animal to another. The term is also used in the context of communication in other kinds of organisms and in cell-to-cell communication in all multicellular organisms....
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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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