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Adaptive behaviour

Adaptive behaviour

Any behaviour that enables an organism to adjust to a particular situation or environment.


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Buller and the origin of promiscuity among modern humans

... of David Buller where he claims (among other things) that promiscuous behaviours among modern humans have not been shaped during our specific evolutionary ... points in our lineage’s evolutionary history, in response to different adaptive demands, to serve distinct purposes. If this alternative ...

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by gruesomehound
Sun Sep 13, 2009 4:30 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Buller and the origin of promiscuity among modern humans
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Adaptive behaviour

... maybe humans for a. but d. is the only answer that is correct for any adaptive behaviour because it is the definition of a selective advantage.

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by herb386
Mon Jun 26, 2006 7:57 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Adaptive behaviour
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Adaptive behaviour

The only reason any trait (including behaviour) is ever selected for by evolution is if it makes the organism more fit ... a bit vague. If it is asking why a behaviour which allows an organism to be more adaptive is selected for then b. or c. could be correct. a. is almost certainly wrong ...

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by herb386
Sun Jun 25, 2006 9:01 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Adaptive behaviour
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Adaptive behaviour

adaptive behaviour has probably selected by evolutionary processes mainly because it: a) makes the animal smartest b) allows ...

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by coco
Sun Jun 25, 2006 6:44 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Adaptive behaviour
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The Fiber Disease

... of products that interfere with the normal colonization process. The adaptive behaviour of certain pathogens relies on gene variation at certain loci that by virtue of containing ...

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by London
Mon Feb 06, 2006 11:35 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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