This involves the adaptation of cells to changes in the environment

This involves the adaptation of cells to changes in the environment

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  This involves the adaptation of cells to changes in the environment. This  adaptation can be seen across a variety of time scales. A cell may adapt  over the short term to various environmental influences by secreting a  substance (functioning); a cell may adapt over time (maturation), or a cell  (more accurately, a DNA pool) may also adapt over a very long time span  by changing into a cell with other characteristics (evolving).    This involves the adaptation of the behavior of a whole life form, (not the  adaptation of a cell or the adaptation of an anatomical structure) to  changes in the environment. If a measure of behavior is altered as a  function of changes in the environmental conditions then the behavior is  said to have adapted. A human coming to fish in a particular spot is an 
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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