The Things Animals Do
Types of Learning
Living Arrangements
Where? What?
Miscellaneous
100
This behavior ensures that males and females of the same species recognize one another, ensuring mating possibilities.
What is courtship behavior?
100
This behavior does not need to be taught, it is done perfectly the first time.
What is instinct?
100
An area that is occupied and defended by an animal or group of animals.
What is a territory?
100
A signal that causes an organism to react in some way.
What is a stimulus?
100
A threatening behavior that is meant to obtain dominance over another animal.
What is aggression?
200
When an animal leaves an area in search of food, water, favorable climate, or mates then returns.
What is migration?
200
The type of behavior that takes place when newly hatched ducklings follow their mother.
What is imprinting?
200
The kind of group that termites, ants, and honeybees live in.
What is a society?
200
Your pupils get smaller when exposed to a bright light. Your pupils are an example of
What is a response?
200

Reflex: automatic response, does not involve the brain, and unthinking involuntary

Instinct: Complex patter or innate behavior, intuition, hunch, and tendency and does involve a message to the brain

Compare a reflex with an instinct

300
The chemicals an animal give off to communicate with its same species.
What is a pheromone?
300
Insight learning is most common in what type of animal?
What is primates?
300
Name one benefit of living in a group.
What is protection against predators, available mates, strength in numbers, can handle larger problems, etc....
300
Scientists attach this to an animal to track it without having to recapture it.
What is an electronic tag/transmitter?
300

Internal stimulus: starts from inside the body 

External stimulus: starts from outside the body 

What is the difference between an internal and external stimulus? 

400
Daily animal behavior cycles.
What is circadian rhythms?
400
When an animal uses prior knowledge to solve a problem without a trial-and-error period.
What is insight learning?
400
A benefit to hibernation.
What is less need to obtain food?
400
Type of tracking that allows animals to be tracked without having to follow them.
What is satellite tracking?
400
Behaviors based on experiences.
What is learned behaviors? This is what makes learned behaviors different than instincts.
500
A behavior almost always helps an animal do one or both of these TWO things.
What is survive and reproduce?
500
This man demonstrated the theory of classical conditioning using a dog, bell, and food.
Who is Pavlov?
500
Name a reason to establish a territory.
What is to gather food, remain safe, and attract a mate?
500
Tracking migrations helps us to do this.
What is understand and protect species?
500
Explain how Pavlov was able to make his dog salivate when he rang a bell rang.
What is every time he fed his dog he rang a bell, the dog soon made the connection between the bell ringing and being fed.
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