C HAPTER HAPTER 51 51 Behavioral Ecology Behavioral Ecology KEY TERMS Behavior Fixed-action pattern Learning Imprinting Critical period Associative learning Classical conditioning Operant conditioning Cognition Habituation Kinesis Taxis Migration Dominance hierarchy Territoriality Sexual selection Pheromones Altruism Kin selection QUESTIONS 1. Compare and contrast innate behaviors and learned behaviors. Give an example of each type of behavior. 2. How do innate and learned animal behaviors help animals to survive in a changing environment? Consider all of the different types of behavior discussed in this chapter in your answer. 3. Compare and contrast kinesis and taxis. 4. Explain why kinesis and taxis are adaptive behaviors (behaviors that help animals to survive in their environment)? 5. Draw a diagram of Pavlov’s dog experiment that illustrates classical conditioning.
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