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Communication - Communication, Lecture 2 action or feature...

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Communication, Lecture 2 action or feature on part of one organism that alters the probability of the behavior of another in a fashion that is adaptive to one or both participants Ritualization: the evolutionary modification of a behavior pattern that turns it into a signal used for communication, or improves its efficiency as a signal—courtship displays of mallards Non-signals-signals breathing-courtship song, defecating-foraging display, defensive posture-aggressive signal, preflight movement-submissive signal, urinating-territorial marking 1 st Principle (Darwin)-serviceable actions become habitual in association with certain states of mind Examples (intention movement-sky pointing, ambivalent-oblique head posture, protective response-primate facial expressions, autonomic response(urinating, rapid breathing, sweating)-vocalizations, scent marking, Displacement activity-preening, redirected attack (ground pecking) Goose Postures: Normal, relaxed. Alert-head high Mild aggression-head lowered, hiss and or cackle Strong aggression-lowered head, depending on vocalization Mild aggression and or fear-lowered head Strong aggression and fear-wings out Defense posture-head down Submission-head back Submissive approach-head down Courtship approach-neck slightly extended
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