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Animal Behavior Alison M. Bell Integrative Biology University of Illinois, Urbana
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Animal Behavior By the end of this lecture you should be able to… Define what is the study of animal behavior. Contrast two general strategies for studying behavior. Concepts and terms: proximate, ultimate . Define anthropomorphism . Describe two forms of sexual selection. Concepts and terms: mate choice, competition for mates, alternative mating strategies . Describe different parental behaviors. Concepts and terms: altricial, precocial. Distinguish different mating systems. Concepts and terms: monogamy, polygyny, polyandry. Explain why cooperative breeding is puzzling. Concepts and terms: reproductive skew, kin selection. Assigned reading: Chapter 51
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What is Animal Behavior? The study of how and why animals interact with each other (both within and among species) and their environment.
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Founders of the field of Animal Behavior Niko Tinbergen Konrad Lorenz Karl von Frisch The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1973 "for their discoveries concerning organization and elicitation of individual and social behaviour patterns"
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course IB 201 taught by Professor Hughes/berlocher during the Spring '07 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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