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Animal Behavior Study Guide

  • Course type: Self-paced
  • Available Lessons: 55
  • Average Lesson Length: 8 min
  • Eligible for Certificate: Yes

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Enhance classroom materials whether you're a student or a teacher by referring to this Animal Behavior Study Guide course. Short video lessons offer a fun and quick way you can review for classroom discussions, prepare for exams or supplement existing lesson plans for this topic.
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7 chapters in Animal Behavior Study Guide

Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Behavioral Genetics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[77].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[77].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How Genetics and the Environment Interact in Human Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18837].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18837].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Genotype-Environment Interaction and Phenotypic Plasticity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14417].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14417].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Hormones: Definition, Function & Intro to the Endocrine System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3983].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3983].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Endocrine System Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The HPG Axis: Hormones of Male Reproduction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3145].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3145].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - HPG Axis: Hormonal Control of the Ovarian Cycle Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2891].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2891].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Environment, Levels of Ecology and Ecosystems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[405].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Ecosystems, Habitats and Ecological Niches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[410].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[410].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Laws of Thermodynamics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[284].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[284].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Global Ecology: Definition and Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8537].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8537].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What is Biodiversity? - Definition and Relation to Ecosystem Stability Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8538].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8538].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Food Chains, Trophic Levels and Energy Flow in an Ecosystem Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[414].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[414].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Biogeochemical Cycling and the Phosphorus Cycle Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[407].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[407].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Nitrogen Cycle, Acid Rain and Fossil Fuels Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[408].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[408].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Carbon Cycle and Long-Term Carbon Storage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[406].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[406].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Fossil Fuels, Greenhouse Gases, and Global Warming Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2366].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2366].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Course Progress Best Score
Lesson 1 - Behavior: Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2660].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2660].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Animal Behavior: Innate vs. Learned Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37261].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[37261].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Interspecific Competition, Competitive Exclusion & Niche Differentiation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2177].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2177].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Predator/Prey Interactions, Camouflage, Mimicry & Warning Coloration Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2175].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2175].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Symbiotic Relationships: Mutualism, Commensalism & Parasitism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[413].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[413].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Populations: Density, Survivorship and Life Histories Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2178].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2178].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Carrying Capacity, Migration & Dispersion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[411].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[411].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Dispersal, Colonization, and Island Biogeography Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Conservation Biology, Habitat Fragmentation, and Metapopulations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2369].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2369].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - How Introduced and Invasive Species Alter Ecological Balance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2173].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2173].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - How Animals Communicate: Chemical, Visual & Electrical Signals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13818].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13818].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The Circadian Rhythm Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13817].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13817].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Optimality Models: Animal Behavior & the Optimal Foraging Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43342].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43342].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Overview of Animal Reproduction and Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[385].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Asexual Versus Sexual Reproduction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[684].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[684].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Sexual Selection & Mate Choice in Animals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43344].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43344].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Mate Choice & Marriage: Factors in the Selection Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26824].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26824].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Animal Mating Systems Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43345].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[43345].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Parenting Styles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[73].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[73].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Family and Kinship: Patrilocality, Matrilocality & Neolocality Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2780].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2780].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Kinship Types: Lineal, Collateral & Affinal Kin Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26827].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[26827].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Classical Conditioning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[33].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Watson and Little Albert Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[34].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[34].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Operant Conditioning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[35].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Shaping Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[144].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Scheduling Reinforcement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[36].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Observation and Insight Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[38].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Biological Limits on Conditioning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Mimicry in Animals: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28529].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28529].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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