52-behavmod - taxis = oriented movement toward or away from...

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Animal Behavior
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What’s going on? Sensation Perception Stimulus
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Proximal/Proximate cause Ultimate cause?
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eyeblink rooting Human reflexes
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Innate/Instinctive behavior (Lorenz) sign stimulus = releaser Fixed Action Patterns eg: greylag goose egg retrieval releaser: egg or round object
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Fixed action patterns eg: 3-spined stickleback aggression releaser: “fish body” with red streak
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“cute” parent gulls release food
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Learning habituation
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Spatial learning eg: digger wasps
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Konrad Lorenz & 1 of his families Imprinting
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Associative learning Classical conditioning: Pavlov’s dogs
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Associative learning Operant conditioning eg: Skinner’s rats (Wikipedia)
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Operant conditioning
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Imitation mockingbird (Wikipedia)
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Cognition innovation Alex
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Not good at innovation
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Cognition: Self-aware
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Play
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Movement kinesis = change in activity level or turning radius
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Unformatted text preview: taxis = oriented movement toward or away from a stimulus Migration: piloting, orientation, navigation Self care Foraging behavior Grooming Self care self protection Social behavior Communication smell visual bees Social behavior Communication complex sound Agonistic dominance hierarchies territoriality Courtship & mating individual display mutual display Mating systems Promiscuous Monogamous Polygamous cheating eg: sneaker males males female Parental care Altruism Kin selection inclusive fitness Reciprocal Animal societies Insects: solitary, somewhat social, eusocial eg: termite castes Animal societies Vertebrates: solitary, somewhat social, eusocial (very rare) eg: mole rats Culture...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course BIOL V04 taught by Professor De-jesus,m during the Fall '08 term at Ventura College.

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52-behavmod - taxis = oriented movement toward or away from...

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