1. DUE: Sept7
Q: Describe several "good genes" traits that influence female mate selection.
"Good genes" traits are traits that help better a mate in possible female mate selections. Several "good genes" traits that influence
9.3.12- Homework Notes
Behavioral Genetics (p.39-40)
Behavioral geneticists are involved in many other activities that are linked to
-Use Mendel's laws of genetics to predict the distribution of behavioral
-Map genes for behavioral t
8.31.12 - Introduction Notes (First day of class)
-Purposes: Passing along genes and reproduction.
-Relatedness in kinship, and cooperation between other species.
Reciprocal altruism between male vampire bats, Desmodus rotundus
Lisa K. DeNault & Donald A. McFarlane
123 Psych-14A-1: Comparative Psychology
December 10, 2012
Reciprocal altruism is where an organism acts on a behavior t
Self-Recognition in an Asian elephant by Joshua M. Plotnik, Frans B. M. de Waal, and Diana Reiss
Psych 14- Comparative Psychology
September 27, 2012
Mirror self-recognition, also known as MSR, is the ability to recognize oneself in the mirror.
The Domestication of Social Cognition in Dogs
by Brian Hare, Michelle Brown, Christina Williamson and Michael Tomasello
123Psych-14A-1: Comparative Psychology
November 1, 2012
Comparative social cognition addresses the cha