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    Animal Behavior 

    NSC 594, Tu/Th 11:30-12:50

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    • Course Schedule

      Date Topic Reading Assignment Due
      9/4 An Evolutionary Approach 1 Intro Assignment
      9/6 Levels of Analysis pdf
      9/11 Levels of Analysis 2
      9/13 Methods in Animal Behavior pdf
      9/18 Behavioral Development 3 Article approval
      9/20 Play Behavior  Review for Quiz 1
      9/25 The control of Behavior: Neural Mechanisms 4 Quiz 1
      9/27 The control of Behavior: Neural Mechanisms 4
      10/2 Circadian Rhythms 5 Literature critique
      10/4 Behavioral Endocrinology 5
      10/9 Adaptationist approach 6 Paper topic
      10/11 Anti-predator behavior 6  
      10/16 No Class - Hendrix Day
      10/18 Feeding Behavior 7 Quiz 2, Study Guide
      10/23 Communication 9
      10/25 Communication 9
      11/1 Reproduction 10 Research Paper
      11/6 Sexual Selection pdf 1 pdf2
      11/8 Mating Systems 11  
      11/13 Parental Care 12 Quiz 3, Review
      11/15 Cognition pdf
      11/20 Evolution of Social Behavior 13 Field Notes
      11/22 No Class- Thanksgiving
      11/27 Eusocial Behavior 13
      11/29 Human Behavior 14
      12/4 Human Behavior 14 Quiz 4 (take-home)
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