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Unformatted text preview: development, physiology, and function. Examples of some interesting types of behavior:- Cognitive behaviors (problem-solving, etc.) are found in many different animals - Communication used in courtship/mating and to facilitate group living, via: Pheromones (chemical) Acoustic signals (example: alarm calls) Light signals Visual Displays- foraging behavior, optimal diet- territorial behavior, securing resources- Sexual selection (intersexual selection = mate choice, intrasexual selection = competition) may lead to extra-pair copulations and/or alternative mating systems- social behavior: a society = a group that cooperates, displays altruism , may be due to kin selection...
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This note was uploaded on 09/18/2011 for the course BIO 142 taught by Professor Jarrell during the Spring '11 term at Delgado CC.
- Spring '11