EXAM 6 (Semester II)
Chapter 47The Endocrine System The tissues and organs of the vertebrate body cooperate to maintain homeostasis (constant internal conditions) of the bodys internal environment and to control other body functions, such as reprodu
Causes of extinction: direct or indirect Overexploitation Habitat loss Introduced species Disruption of ecosystem interactions Pollution Loss of genetic variation Catastrophic disturbanc
Community: all the organisms that live together in a specific place Evolve together Forage together Compete Cooperate
Communities can be characterized either by
Chapter 25Systematics and the Phylogenetic Revolution All organisms share many biological characteristics. They are composed of one or more cells, carry out metabolism and transfer energy with ATP, and encode hereditary information in DNA. Yet
Chapter 52Behavioral biology Many behavioral patterns are innate o Approaches to the study of behavior Behavior can be defined as the way an animal responds to stimuli in its environment Proximate causation defines how something works, whil
Ecology: the study of how organisms relate to one another and to their environments Abiotic: non-living; wind, temperature Key elements of the environment: Temperature Water Sunlight So
Why do We Say Nature and Nurture are Intertwined?
What are the Building Blocks of Behavior?
What is the Field of Behavioral Genetics?
How does Evolution Occur?
How does Evolution Influence Behavior?
Why do We Say
What is Science?
How do Psychologists Conduct Research?
How do We Study the Effects of Time?
How do We Draw Conclusions from Data?
How can We Conduct Ethical Research?
Describe the criteria