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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 35: Reciprocal Altruism, Ground Squirrel, Brain Size
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BI107 Lecture 35 Social Behavior Evolution Mating Systems Considers both mating patterns and parental care patterns Basic categories: Monogamy Polygamy (polygyny, polyandry) Promiscuity Polygynandry: exclusive relationship...

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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 34: Optic Chiasm, Jet Lag, Available Light
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BI107 Lecture 34 Physiological Behavioral Mechanisms Biological Rhythms Behavior typically varies in relation to both daily and annual (seasonal) cycles Diurnal vs. nocturnal Breeding vs. nonbreeding Resident vs. migratory...

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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 33: Evolutionarily Stable Strategy, Frequency-Dependent Selection, Normal-Form Game
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BI107 Lecture 33 Game Theory Game Theory in Behavioral Ecology Relevant when fitness is dependent on the frequency of others strategies Frequency dependent selection can reduce the mean fitness of the population at times t...

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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 32: Song Sparrow, Reconsideration Of A Motion, Epiphenomenon
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BI107 Lecture 32 Song Development, Behavior Evolution Song Learning in Birds Conclusions from song sparrow experiment apply to other species as well BUT, its more complicated...difference between live stimulus of another b...

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BI 107 Lecture 31: Epigenetic Mechanisms and Behavior Development
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BI107 Lecture 31 Epigenetic Mechanisms and Behavior Development Can Behavior Change Hormone Levels? Power posing increases testosterone, reduces cortisol (a stress hormone), makes people feel in control and increases riskt...

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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 30: Monoamine Oxidase A, Monoamine Neurotransmitter, Exon
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BI107 Lecture 30 Genetic and Hormonal Effects on Behavior How do Genes Affect Behavior? Variation in individual genes may result in different behaviors, but it typically happens through complex genetic pathwaysgenetic casc...

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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 29: Twin, Garter Snake, Heritability
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BI107 Lecture 29 Genetic Variation in Behavior Behavior A combination of genetic and environmental development effects Identical TwinsOther Relatives About 1,000 studies on twins since 1970 Focuses on identical twins shari...

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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 28: Brood Parasite, Coevolution, Jack Pine
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BI107 Lecture 28 ParasiticHost Relationship Cuckoo and Reed Warbler Relationship Coevolution: reed warblers discriminate against eggs that do not match their own, while cuckoos eggs evolve to look similar to reed warbler e...

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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 27: Operant Conditioning, Operant Conditioning Chamber, Karl Von Frisch
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BI107 Lecture 27 Behavior Introduction Why Study Behavior? Diversity of behavior among organisms attributes to biological biodiversity Almost everything outside the realm of the physical sciences (social sciences, humaniti...

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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 26: Habitat Destruction, Hyperthermia, Hypothermia
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BI107 Lecture 26 Biodiversity Commensalism One species benefits, while the other is unaffected Ex) cattle egret: egret feeds on insects stirred up by cattle and horses, while the livestock are unaffected by this feeding Am...

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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 25: Oligophagy, Character Displacement, Manduca Sexta
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BI107 Lecture 25 Interspecific Competition Interspecific Interactions Will affect the survival and reproduction of the species engaged in the interaction Thus, adaptation in one species may lead to evolution of an adaptati...

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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 24: Introduced Species, E Number, Logistic Function
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BI107 Lecture 24 Population Dynamics Population Ecology Population ecology: study of population dynamics and how populations interact with their environment patterns and processes of change in populations Population densit...

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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Dimethyl Sulfide, Eutrophication, Clearcutting
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BI107 Lecture 23 S and P Cycles, Ecological Structures, Biogeography Sulfur Cycle Fumaroles: openings in a planets crust, typically from volcanoes, which emit steam and gases like carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, hydrogen c...

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CAS BI 107 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Ocean Acidification, Permafrost, Cellular Respiration
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BI107 Lecture 22 CarbonNitrogen Cycles Overall Climate Change Different opinions on whether warming of the climate is caused by humans Carbon Dioxide Patterns Mauna Loa, Hawaii: amount of CO fluctuates throughout the year,...

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BI 107 Lecture 21: Energy Flow/Climate Change
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BI107 Lecture 21 Energy FlowClimate Change Land Elements move really slowly on land Regional and local deficiencies in chemical elements strongly affect ecosystem processes on land The terrestrial compartment is connected ...

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Cellular Respiration - Reference Guides

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Superior Frontal Sulcus, Inferior Parietal Lobule, Superior Frontal Gyrus

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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Superficial Palmar Arch, Costocervical Trunk, Thyrocervical Trunk

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