Topic outline

  • Schedule

       

        Date

    Lecture Topic

    Chpt

    Assignments Due

         9/4

    Introduction

    1 & 2

    Intro. assignment

         9/6

    Levels of Analysis

    2

         9/11

    Observational Techniques

    pdf

     

         9/13

    Behavioral Genetics

    3

         9/18

    Behavioral Evolution

    4, pdf

     

         9/20

    Learning 

    5              

         9/25

    Nervous system and behavior

    6

     Paper description -Paper Topic approval

         9/27

    Hormones and behavior

    Quiz 1 

         10/2

    continued

     7

     

         10/4

    Development

    8

         10/9

    Play Behavior

    pdf

    List of references

         10/11

    BioRhythms

    9

         10/16

    No Class - Hendrix Day

         10/18

    Use of Space

    10,11

    First Draft of Paper

         10/23

    Foraging

    12

    Quiz 2

         10/25

    Antipredator behavior

    13

         10/30

    Sexual Selection

    14

         11/1

    Parental Care

    15

         11/6

    Mating Systems

    pdf

    Final Draft of Paper

         11/8

    Communication

    16

    Quiz 3

         11/13

    Communication

    17

         11/15

    Conflict

    18

         11/20

    Evolution of Social Behavior

    19

         11/22

    No Class - Thanksgiving

         11/27

    Eusocial Behavior

    pdf

    Field Notes

         11/29

    Human Behavior

    pdf

         12/4

         12/6

    Human Behavior

    Conclusion

    pdf

    Quiz 4 (take home)


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