Animal Behavior

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Animal Behavior
1 Experiment about learning
1.1 imprinting
1.1.1 the establishment of a long lasting behavioral response to a particular individual or object
1.2 spatial learning
1.2.1 the establishment of a memory that reflects the environment's spacial structure
1.2.2 cognitive map
1.2.2.1 a representation in an animal's nervous system of the spacial relationships between objects in its surroundings
1.3 associative learning
1.3.1 the ability to associate one environmental feature with another
1.4 social learning
1.4.1 a type of learning through observing others
2 Bird Migration
2.1 migration
2.1.1 a regular, long-distance change in location
2.2 circannual rhythms
2.2.1 behavioral rhythms linked to the yearly cycle of rhythms
2.3 circadian clock
2.3.1 an internal mechanism that maintains a 24 hour activity rhythm or cycle
3 Examples of types of animal behavior
3.1 stickleback fish
3.1.1 male stickleback fish will attack another fish if it has a red underbelly in order to protect its nesting territories
3.2 warning call
3.2.1 some species put themselves at risk by making a call that warns others, but puts them at risk
3.3 European Honeybee Experiment
3.3.1 students observed bee communication through movement, later known as "dance language"
3.3.2 Round dance
3.3.2.1 the bee moves in tight circles and moves its abomen from side to side, signals nearby food
4 Mating Behavior
4.1 Monogomy
4.1.1 one male mates with one female
4.2 Polygamy
4.2.1 an individual of one sex mating with several of the other
4.3 Polyandry
4.3.1 when one female mates with many males
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