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Animal Behavior & Communication

African Mole-Rats: Ecology and Eusociality

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Gelman eds) Mapping the Mind, pp. 85–116. Each design, or lexigram, represented a ‘word’ and the computer was programmed to dispense rewards in response to the production of grammatical strings of ‘words’, such as ‘please machine give drink’. Arizona State University’s PhD program in Animal Behavior – one of the few in the world – combines faculty from many disciplines and academic units to offer interdisciplinary training in both classic and cutting-edge concepts and techniques in the field.

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Farm animal behavior (Veterinary clinics of North America)

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Becoming board certified is an option for veterinarian behaviorists and is supported by the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists. Three or four years after starting her training, Washoe was signing simple phrases, like ‘you me out’ or ‘you me go out hurry’ when passing through a doorway. N. & Emslie, H. (2000) A neural basis for general intelligence. The traditional view (Fig. 4.27a) emphasises the maintenance and wellbeing of the individual. Among migratory species generally, the landscape configuration appears to be important in recognising familiar sites, both once the animal has arrived, and more distantly in helping it reach a site (Collett & Zeil 1998).

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Neural Basis of Behavioural Adaptations: Proceedings of an

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Leave-one-out cross-validation (LooCV) involves using one species as the validation set and the remaining species as the training set. Journal of Experimental Biology 204: 139–45. Wiepkema computed the minimum number of independent variables (i.e., motives) necessary to account for the observed distribution of action patterns. The reason, argues Wilson, is that splitting the population up into small groups reduces the margin of advantage to the altruist (compared with non-altruistic individuals) necessary to overcome the initial disadvantage of imposing a cost on itself.

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King Solomon's Ring

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Genus ( Tamiasciurus, or "has a backbone, nurses its young, has long, sharp front teeth, has a bushy tail, and climbs trees) Species ( hudsonicus, or "has a backbone, nurses its young, has long, sharp front teeth, has a bushy tail, and has brown fur on its back and white fur on its underparts) Discuss the example with the class, bringing out the idea that each subsequent level of classification eliminates animals that could be included in the previous level.

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Curious Naturalists

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The formal admission requirements are the same of those for the MA program in General Psychology. For example, spreading of the fins combined with an undulating movement of the entire body, which we refer to as “threat,” is motivated by both fight and flight drives; a specific courtship pattern is motivated by both fight and sex drives. We currently offer two specialized certificate programs: Either of these can be taken as a stand alone program or they may be combined with a certificate program to provide a broader knowledge of animal training and behavior.

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THE TERRITORIAL IMPERATIVE. A Personal Investigation into

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Folk Psychology and the Philosophy of Mind. The Rhetoric of Food: Discourse, Materiality, and Power (pp. 103-120). Specific courses must be approved by the Advising Office. Other employment opportunities include local, state and federal government agencies, museums, national and marine parks, and zoological gardens. If both sender and receiver are close to a reflecting boundary such as water or a smooth rock surface, most if not all sound frequencies in the signal are reflected and there is little attenuation relative to that expected from spherical spread (Embleton et al. 1976).

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The Meaning of Primate Signals (Studies in Emotion and

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The fact that some non-primate species, such as squirrels (Greene & Meagher 1998) and the starlings above (e.g. For example, in societies where divorce rates are high, serial marriages by sexually successful men may make a large proportion of the desirable Figure 12.15 Divorce rate in the United States is a good predictor of rape. Biology 1413 Introductory Zoology Lab Manual. read info and know of the kinds of supporting structures including spicules. slides: Scypha spicule strew & Sponge Skeleton wm b. and be able to recognize to which of the major classes each of them belong • Note the symbiotic crabs trapped within the venus flower basket (class: hexactinellidae). how did they get there and why are they there? • Observe the holes made by boring sponges (class: demospongiae) and draw a few examples Additional Lab Report Suggestions: # View the examples of glass sponge and commercial sponges under dissecting scope. and be able to recognize which of the three types of canal systems each demonstrates • Observe the variety of sponges.

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DogPerfect: The User-Friendly Guide to a Well-Behaved Dog:

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Much the same logical error emerges when the test is repeated with other more or less abstract tasks. The relationship between genetic and cultural evolution has long been debated and, perhaps not surprisingly, people have arrived at very different conclusions. Oikos 117:173-176 [ pdf ] Kokko H., Heubel K. After Shettleworth (1998) from Premack & Premack (1983) and Rumbaugh (1977). Boakes eds) Mechanisms of Learning and Motivation, pp. 367–98. People were animals, too, once, and when we turned into human beings we gave something up.

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Extraordinary Goats: Meetings with Remarkable Goats, Caprine

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Examples of community-level relationships include competition (for food, nesting habitat, or environmental resources), parasitism, and herbivory. The perceptions of first-year medical students on animal and human experiments in physiology. So how might we account for the ‘Concorde’-like behaviour of the wasps? Designs, develops and tests enrichment techniques, new ideas for enhancing captive environments, and interventions in terms of practicality, use by animals, and efficacy for improving behavior.

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Behavioral Mechanisms in Ecology

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R. (1975) The evolution of alarm calls: altruism or manipulation? On the one hand, she writes about interesting and useful concepts. Ninety is the maximum number of hours UNL will accept from a four-year college. Some of the evidence for, and debate surrounding, such mate choice copying is discussed in 10.1.3.2. A professor has a policy of exempting students from the final exam if they maintain perfect attendance during the quarter. The extensive collection of papers by Krebs, Kacelnik, Cuthill and coworkers from the mid 1970s to the 1990s are well worth sampling as exemplars of theory-driven experimentation.

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