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Biology Animal Behavior Vocabulary
Behavior
Innate Behavior
Reflex
Fight-or-Flight Response
anything an animal does to response to a stimulus
inherited behavior
automatic response to a stimulus
behavior that mobilizes the body for great activity
Behavior
anything an animal does to response to a stimulus
Innate Behavior
inherited behavior
52 terms
AP Biology Animal Behavior Vocabulary
behavioral ecology
behavior
proximate causes
ultimate causes
scientific study of behavior in natural environments from an…
what an animal does and how it does it, usually in response t…
immediate causes such as genetic, developmental, physiologica…
the evolutionary explanations for why a certain behavior occurs
behavioral ecology
scientific study of behavior in natural environments from an…
behavior
what an animal does and how it does it, usually in response t…
57 terms
AP Biology Animal Behavior Vocabulary
behavior
thin filament
thick filament
skeletal muscle
Individually, an action carried out by muscles or glands unde…
A filament consisting of two strands of actin and two strands…
A filament composed of staggered arrays of myosin molecules;…
A type of striated muscle that is generally responsible for t…
behavior
Individually, an action carried out by muscles or glands unde…
thin filament
A filament consisting of two strands of actin and two strands…
10 terms
biology 2 animal behavior vocabulary
Behavior
Stimulus
Response
Ethology
The way an organisms reacts to changes in it's internal condi…
Signals that carry information and can be detected.
A signal for a specific reaction to a stimulus.
Study's animal behavior.
Behavior
The way an organisms reacts to changes in it's internal condi…
Stimulus
Signals that carry information and can be detected.
16 terms
AP Biology- Animal Behavior
Animal behavior
Ethology
Fixed Action Pattern
Releasers
An organism's behavior important for its survival and fitness
Study of behavior and the relationship to its evolutionary or…
Innate behavior... Once begun, behavior continued until completi…
Sign stimuli exchanged between members of same species
Animal behavior
An organism's behavior important for its survival and fitness
Ethology
Study of behavior and the relationship to its evolutionary or…
52 terms
AP Biology Animal Behavior Vocabulary
behavioral ecology
behavior
proximate causes
ultimate causes
scientific study of behavior in natural environments from an…
what an animal does and how it does it, usually in response t…
immediate causes such as genetic, developmental, physiologica…
the evolutionary explanations for why a certain behavior occurs
behavioral ecology
scientific study of behavior in natural environments from an…
behavior
what an animal does and how it does it, usually in response t…
52 terms
AP Biology Animal Behavior Vocabulary
behavioral ecology
behavior
proximate causes
ultimate causes
scientific study of behavior in natural environments from an…
what an animal does and how it does it, usually in response t…
immediate causes such as genetic, developmental, physiologica…
the evolutionary explanations for why a certain behavior occurs
behavioral ecology
scientific study of behavior in natural environments from an…
behavior
what an animal does and how it does it, usually in response t…
17 terms
SAT Biology Vocabulary Animal Behavior
Von Frisch
Tinbergen
Lorenz
Fixed Action Pattern
A scientist known for his studies of honeybee communication a…
A scientist known for his elucidation of the fixed action pat…
A scientist known for his work with imprinting
An innate behavior that once begun is continued to completion…
Von Frisch
A scientist known for his studies of honeybee communication a…
Tinbergen
A scientist known for his elucidation of the fixed action pat…
19 terms
Biology D - Chapter 31-Animal Behavior-Vocabulary
behavior
innate behavior
fixed action pattern
learned behaviors
the way an animal responds to a stimulus
behaviors that are genetically based and not linked to past e…
when an animal carries out a specific set of actions in seque…
result from an interaction between innate behaviors and past…
behavior
the way an animal responds to a stimulus
innate behavior
behaviors that are genetically based and not linked to past e…
22 terms
Biology Chapter 33 Vocabulary - Animal Behavior
behavior
innate behavior
reflex
fight or flight
anything an animal does in a response to a stimulus
inherited behavior
an automatic response that involves no conscious control
mobilizes the body for greater activity
behavior
anything an animal does in a response to a stimulus
innate behavior
inherited behavior
37 terms
AP Biology: Animal Behavior
ethology
behavior
proximate cause
ultimate cause
study of animal behavior
what an animal does and how it does it
"how" a behavior occurs or is modified
"why" a behavior occurs,
ethology
study of animal behavior
behavior
what an animal does and how it does it
30 terms
AP Biology: Animal Behavior
Ethology
Behavioral Ecology
Instinct
Fixed Action Pattern (FAP)
The study of animal behavior
The study of how specific behaviors increase individual repro…
Innate or inherited behavior
Follow a regular, unvarying pattern; initiated by a specific…
Ethology
The study of animal behavior
Behavioral Ecology
The study of how specific behaviors increase individual repro…
19 terms
Biology Honors Animal Behavior
Behavior
innate
learning
stimulus
The way an organism responds to changes in its internal or ex…
Having from birth; occurring naturally rather than being lear…
A relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due t…
a change in the environment
Behavior
The way an organism responds to changes in its internal or ex…
innate
Having from birth; occurring naturally rather than being lear…
17 terms
Biology Chapter 29 Animal Behavior
Behavior
Innate behavior
Learning
Habituation
Manner in which an organism reacts to changes in its internal…
Type of behavior in which the behavior appears in fully funct…
Changes in behavior as a result of experience.
Type of learning in which an animal decreases or stops its re…
Behavior
Manner in which an organism reacts to changes in its internal…
Innate behavior
Type of behavior in which the behavior appears in fully funct…
23 terms
SAT Biology - Animal Behavior
What is ethology?
What is Karl von Frisch known for?
What is Niko Tinbergen known for?
What is Konrad Lorenz known for?
the study of behavior and its relationship to its evolutionar…
his study of honeybee communication and famous description of…
his elucidation of the fixed action pattern
work with imprinting
What is ethology?
the study of behavior and its relationship to its evolutionar…
What is Karl von Frisch known for?
his study of honeybee communication and famous description of…
17 terms
Biology Chapter 29: Animal Behavior
Behavior
Innate behavior
Learning
Habituation
Manner in which an organism reacts to changes in its internal…
Type of behavior in which the behavior appears in fully funct…
Changes in behavior as a result of experience.
Type of learning in which an animal decreases or stops its re…
Behavior
Manner in which an organism reacts to changes in its internal…
Innate behavior
Type of behavior in which the behavior appears in fully funct…
AP Biology Chapter 51: Animal Behavior Vocabulary
Behavior
Behavioral Ecology
Fixed Action Pattern
Signed Stimulus
The Nervous system's response to a stimulus and is carried ou…
The study of the ecological and evolutionary basis for animal…
A sequence of unlearned, innate behaviors that are unchangeab…
A fixed action pattern that is triggered by an external cue.
Behavior
The Nervous system's response to a stimulus and is carried ou…
Behavioral Ecology
The study of the ecological and evolutionary basis for animal…
36 terms
AP Biology Midterm Review - Vocabulary (Animal Behavior)
Agnostic Behavior
Altruism
Associative Learning
Behavior
In animals, an often ritualized contest that determines which…
Selflessness; behavior that reduces an individual's fitness w…
The acquired ability to associate one environmental feature (…
Action carried out as a response to a stimulus
Agnostic Behavior
In animals, an often ritualized contest that determines which…
Altruism
Selflessness; behavior that reduces an individual's fitness w…
12 terms
DAT Biology Animal Behavior
Fixed action patterns (FAP)
Imprinting
Associative learning: classical condit…
Trial-and-error learning (operant cond…
Innate behaviors following a regular, unvarying pattern. Init…
Innate program for acquiring specific behavior only if approp…
Occurs when animal learns that two or more events are connect…
Another form of associative learning that occurs when animal…
Fixed action patterns (FAP)
Innate behaviors following a regular, unvarying pattern. Init…
Imprinting
Innate program for acquiring specific behavior only if approp…
22 terms
NCVPS Biology Animal Behavior
the way an organism acts
survive
species, offspring
natural selection
behavior
successful behaviors help an organism to _____
behavior affects survival of _____, because successful behavi…
survival of species
the way an organism acts
behavior
survive
successful behaviors help an organism to _____
49 terms
AP Biology: Animal Behavior
Ethology
Proximate Causation
Ultimate Causation
Behavioral Ecology
The scientific study of how animals behave, esp. in their nat…
"How" a behavior occurs or is modified
"Why" a behavior occurs in the context of natural selection
The study of the evolutionary and ecological basis for a part…
Ethology
The scientific study of how animals behave, esp. in their nat…
Proximate Causation
"How" a behavior occurs or is modified
10 terms
Biology Animal behavior review
Behavior
Stimulus
innate behavior
dominance hierarchy
anything an animal does in response to a stimulus
environmental change that directly influences the activity of…
inherited behavior of animals
form of social ranking within a group in which some individua…
Behavior
anything an animal does in response to a stimulus
Stimulus
environmental change that directly influences the activity of…
61 terms
AP Biology: Animal Behavior
behavior
behavioral ecology
fixed action pattern
sign stimulus
response to a stimulus
the study of the ecological and evolutionary basis for animal…
a sequence of unlearned acts directly linked to a simple stim…
the trigger for the fixed action pattern behavior
behavior
response to a stimulus
behavioral ecology
the study of the ecological and evolutionary basis for animal…
24 terms
AP Biology - Chapter 51 Animal Behavior Vocabulary
Behavior
Ethology
Proximate Causation
Ultimate Causation
is an action carried out by muscles or glands under control o…
the study of animal behavior
"how" a behavior occurs or is modified
"why" a behavior occurs in the context of natural selection
Behavior
is an action carried out by muscles or glands under control o…
Ethology
the study of animal behavior
22 terms
Animal Behavior vocabulary
Stimulus
Response
Behavior
Innate behavior
A change in an organism's surroundings that causes the organi…
A reaction to a stimulus.
- everything understood in terms of stimulus and response
behavior that an organism is born with and does not have to b…
Stimulus
A change in an organism's surroundings that causes the organi…
Response
A reaction to a stimulus.
19 terms
Biology D - Chapter 31-Animal Behavior-Vocabulary
behavior
innate behavior
fixed action pattern
learned behaviors
the way an animal responds to a stimulus
behaviors that are genetically based and not linked to past e…
when an animal carries out a specific set of actions in seque…
result from an interaction between innate behaviors and past…
behavior
the way an animal responds to a stimulus
innate behavior
behaviors that are genetically based and not linked to past e…
37 terms
AP Biology: Animal Behavior
Ethology
Behavioral Ecology
Instinct
Fixed Action Pattern (FAP)
The study of animal behavior
The study of how specific behaviors increase individual repro…
Innate or inherited behavior
Follow a regular, unvarying pattern; initiated by a specific…
Ethology
The study of animal behavior
Behavioral Ecology
The study of how specific behaviors increase individual repro…
22 terms
Biology Chapter 33 Vocabulary - Animal Behavior
behavior
innate behavior
reflex
fight or flight
anything an animal does in a response to a stimulus
inherited behavior
an automatic response that involves no conscious control
mobilizes the body for greater activity
behavior
anything an animal does in a response to a stimulus
innate behavior
inherited behavior
19 terms
Biology Vocabulary: Chapter 51 Animal Behavior
Fixed Action Pattern
Associative Learning
Cognition
Pheromones
sequence of unlearned acts linked to simple stimulus: unchang…
the ability to associate one environmental factor with anothe…
process of knowing: involves awareness, reason, recollection…
communication through emitting chemical substances through od…
Fixed Action Pattern
sequence of unlearned acts linked to simple stimulus: unchang…
Associative Learning
the ability to associate one environmental factor with anothe…
26 terms
Biology Chapter 27 - Animal Behavior
stimulus
Internal stimuli
External stimuli
Kinesis
type of information that has the potential to make an organis…
tells an organism what is occurring in its own body
tells an organism what is occurring in its environment
increase in random movement
stimulus
type of information that has the potential to make an organis…
Internal stimuli
tells an organism what is occurring in its own body
45 terms
biology animal behavior flashcards
the way an organism acts
internal and external
survive
species, offspring
behavior
two types of reactions to the environment
successful behaviors help an organism to
behavior affects survival of _____, because successful behavi…
the way an organism acts
behavior
internal and external
two types of reactions to the environment
34 terms
AP Biology Animal Behavior
Ethology
Proximate
Ultimate
Behavior
the study of behavior and its relationship to its evolutionar…
the 'how;' immediate stimulus and mechanism; ex. grasshopper…
the 'why' or 'because;' evolutionary significance; adaptive v…
everything an animal does and how it does it; response to sti…
Ethology
the study of behavior and its relationship to its evolutionar…
Proximate
the 'how;' immediate stimulus and mechanism; ex. grasshopper…
20 terms
Animal Behavior: Conservation Biology
The integration of findings from behav…
Humans have effects on the _______ whi…
1. Behavior and extinction probability
2. Behavior and effects of human activ…
poorly
environment
Kirtland's warbler, California condor, Spotted owls and Barre…
response to hunting: Mountain lions vs. African lions
The integration of findings from behav…
poorly
Humans have effects on the _______ whi…
environment
32 terms
AP Biology Animal Behavior
ethology
behavior
proximate cause
ultimate cause
study of animal behavior
what an animal does and how it does it
"how" a behavior occurs or is modified
"why" a behavior in context of natural selection
ethology
study of animal behavior
behavior
what an animal does and how it does it
47 terms
AP Biology: Animal Behavior
Ethology
Behavior
Proximate question
Ultimate question
The study of animal behavior
what animals do on a day-to-day basis in response to environm…
Forces of mechanics of behavior... How and what questions
Focus on advantages of the behavior... Why questions
Ethology
The study of animal behavior
Behavior
what animals do on a day-to-day basis in response to environm…
17 terms
Biology - Ch. 34 - Animal Behavior
behavior
stimulus
response
innate behavior
...
...
...
...
behavior
...
stimulus
...
23 terms
Biology Ch 03 Studying Animal Behavior
animal behavior
immediate cause
ultimate cause
innate behavior
how an animal interacts with its environment
explanation of organisms immediate interaction with nature... -p…
explanation based on evolutionary adaptations... -pull hand away…
when an animal preforms a behavior perfectly without any prio…
animal behavior
how an animal interacts with its environment
immediate cause
explanation of organisms immediate interaction with nature... -p…
16 terms
Biology Animal Behaviors
Phermonal Communication
Innate Reflex
Imprinting
Maternal Instinct
excreted/secreted chemicals (hormones) that trigger a social…
a reflex present at birth that is inherited rather than learn…
an animal that recognizes the first thing they see as a mater…
the desire to have and nurture a child (female birds/mammals)…
Phermonal Communication
excreted/secreted chemicals (hormones) that trigger a social…
Innate Reflex
a reflex present at birth that is inherited rather than learn…
AP Biology - Animal Behavior
Behavior
Ethology
Ethologists
Proximate Questions
what an animal does and how it does it; muscular and nonmuscu…
scientific study of behavior
von Frisch... Lorenz... Tingbergen
immediate cause of behavior (brain, nuerons, stimulus, etc.)
Behavior
what an animal does and how it does it; muscular and nonmuscu…
Ethology
scientific study of behavior
12 terms
Biology SAT / Animal Behavior
Fixed Action Pattern (FAP)
Learning
Habituation
Associative Learnign
An inherent behavior called by sign stimuli, that once begun,…
A process for mentally sophisticated organisms, in which thei…
Simpler form of learning, where animals come to identify and…
Type of learning where two different acts of stimulus become…
Fixed Action Pattern (FAP)
An inherent behavior called by sign stimuli, that once begun,…
Learning
A process for mentally sophisticated organisms, in which thei…
48 terms
Biology - Animal Behavior
Behavior
How does behavior help animals?
Fixed action patterns
Oriented movement - kinesis
The nervous systems response to a stimulus and is carried out…
- helps them obtain food... - find a partner for sexual reproduc…
A sequence of unlearned, innate behaviors that us unchangeabl…
A simple change in activity or turning rate in response to a…
Behavior
The nervous systems response to a stimulus and is carried out…
How does behavior help animals?
- helps them obtain food... - find a partner for sexual reproduc…
21 terms
DAT Biology: Animal Behavior
reticular activating system
releaser
complex reflex
fixed-action patterns
responsible for sleep-wake transitions and behavioral motivat…
stimulus that elicits the behavior
neural integration at a high level
complex innate behavioral responses to specific patters of st…
reticular activating system
responsible for sleep-wake transitions and behavioral motivat…
releaser
stimulus that elicits the behavior
18 terms
Biology- Animal Behavior Notes
Isopods
Exoskeleton
Pleopods
Ectotherms
aka pillbugs, sowbugs, roly-polys, woodlice... Isopod classifica…
Outside shell
gills that aid their breathing
regulate their temperature by moving to warmer or colder area…
Isopods
aka pillbugs, sowbugs, roly-polys, woodlice... Isopod classifica…
Exoskeleton
Outside shell
AP Biology Animal Behavior
ethology
proximate causes
ultimate causes
Karl von Frisch
study of animal behavior and its relationship to its evolutio…
immediate, genetic, physiological, neurological, and developm…
evolutionary pressures that have fashioned an animal's behavior
studied communication in honeybees and described the waggle d…
ethology
study of animal behavior and its relationship to its evolutio…
proximate causes
immediate, genetic, physiological, neurological, and developm…
22 terms
BIOLOGY SAT: Animal Behavior
innate
stimulus
ethology
Karl Von Firsh
type of behavior, natural
a change in the environment
the study of behavior and its relationship to its evolutionar…
won the noble peace prize, known for his extensive studies of…
innate
type of behavior, natural
stimulus
a change in the environment
9 terms
DAT Biology: Animal Behavior
Habituation
Classical Conditioning (Pavlovian Cond…
Pseudoconditioning
Operant or Instrumental Conditioning
Suppression of normal start response to stimuli; repeated sti…
Normal innate stimulus is replaced by one chosen by experimen…
Supposed "neutral" stimulus already triggers reflex in the an…
Condition with the use of reward or reinforcement; animal rew…
Habituation
Suppression of normal start response to stimuli; repeated sti…
Classical Conditioning (Pavlovian Cond…
Normal innate stimulus is replaced by one chosen by experimen…
12 terms
SAT Biology: Animal Behavior
Tinbergen
Pavlov
Skinner
Lorens
Scientist... Fixed action patterns
Scientist... Classical conditioning
Scientist... Opeant conditioning
Scientist... Imprinting
Tinbergen
Scientist... Fixed action patterns
Pavlov
Scientist... Classical conditioning
27 terms
Animal Behavior in Conservation Biology
Population bomb
Biodiversity crisis
Components of biodiversity
Biological diversity
Tremendous, rapid growth in a population; ex: humans (around…
Due to climate change, disruption of ecosystems, loss of habi…
Genetics, species, community diversity
The plants, animals and microorganisms, genes they contain, a…
Population bomb
Tremendous, rapid growth in a population; ex: humans (around…
Biodiversity crisis
Due to climate change, disruption of ecosystems, loss of habi…
38 terms
Biology 2; Animal Behavior
Behavior helps animal
Ethology
Tinbergens questions
Proximate causation
Obtain food... Find partner for reproduction... Maintain homeostasis
The study of animal behavior
1. What stimulus elicits behavior and mechanism that mediates…
(How) focus on... -Environmental stimuli that trigger behavior... -…
Behavior helps animal
Obtain food... Find partner for reproduction... Maintain homeostasis
Ethology
The study of animal behavior
38 terms
Biology - Animal Behavior
reflexes
simple reflex
efferent nerve
startle response
these are automatic responses to simple stimuli and are recog…
this is controlled at the spinal cord, connecting a two-neuro…
this innervates the effector (e.g. a muscle of gland)
this alerts an animal to a significant stimulus... - it can occu…
reflexes
these are automatic responses to simple stimuli and are recog…
simple reflex
this is controlled at the spinal cord, connecting a two-neuro…
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