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Animal Behavior

Course Description

 Study of the adaptive significance of behavior includes analysis of behavioral mechanisms (genetics, neurobiology) and development (instinct, learning) and focuses on categories of behavior such as foraging, mating, sociality, territoriality and parental care. A wide range of behavioral examples, from microorganisms to humans, are used (Psychology). Prerequisite: Biology 1311, 1312.

Course Materials

A recent example of the lecture syllabus can be found here and lab syallubs here.

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