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19 Cards in this Set

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2 types of questions in behavioral ecology?

sensitive period
time period of learning
genetic components of behavior
movement, signals, innate behavior, chemical + auditory communication, V1a receptor
types of movement
kinesis, migration, taxes
enviromental factors on behavior?
learning, social influence, dietary influence
types of learning
CC, OP, spatial, cognitive, cognition problem solving, habituation
2 variations in evolution of behavioral traits?
aggression + prey selection
2 things NS changes
foraging behavior and mating behavior
foraging behavior
food finding
optimal foraging behavior
need compromise between foragining and costs of it
2 aspects of optimal foraging behavior
energy costs, rise of predatio
different types of mating behavior
monogamous, polygamous, promsicous
different sexual selections
intra and inter
agnostic behavior
ritualized competition between male animals. is intrasexual
game theory
outcome of finding mates depends on stragety of each animals
selflessness for others
hamiltons rule + kin selection
3 variables in altruism
3 variables of altriusm are?
B = benefit to recipient
C = cost to altruist
r = relatedness

Br > C to be effective which is hamiltons rule
tit for tat strategy
treat others like u were treated last time