Biology

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AnnaIsCool
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Biology
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2011-08-25 10:56:42
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Chapter 53, 54, 55, 56
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  1. behavior
    an animal's response to sensory input
  2. behavior falls into what two categories?
    • learned
    • innate
  3. taxis
    an animal moves toward or away from any stimulus
  4. kinesis
    a movement that is random and does not result in orientation with respect to a stimulus
  5. orientation behavior
    places the animal in its most favorable environment
  6. agonistic behavior
    • exhibited when animals respond to each toher by aggressive or submissive responses
    • (often makes anima look big/ threatening)
  7. mating behaviors
    may involve a complex series of activities tjat facilitate finding, courting, and mating with a member of the same species

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